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United Launch Services Awarded Nearly $383 Million Modification

January 30, 2015

United Launch Services LLC, Littleton, Colorado has been awarded a $382,926,946 firm-fixed-price modification (P00061) to FA8811-13-C-0003 to order launch vehicle production services (LVPS) under the requirements contract terms of the basic contract. This modification executes a requirement for fiscal 2015 LVPS in support of the launch vehicle configuration of one Air Force Delta IV (5,4), one Navy Atlas V 551, and one National Reconnaissance Office Atlas V 401. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $4,077,326,882. This modification adds three pre-priced contract line items for the aforementioned configurations and does not constitute a change in specifications or an exercised option. All remaining Phase I fiscal 2015 LVPS orders not included in this modification will be ordered under separate modification to the contract as funding becomes available.

The locations of performance are Centennial, Colorado, Decatur, Alabama, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. The work is expected to be completed no later than Aug. 28 2017, 30 days following the final day of the launch period for the Navy Atlas V 551 configuration. Launch Systems Directorate, Space and Missiles Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

Northrop to Provide Prototype Software for Pervasive ISR

January 30, 2015

Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp., Aurora, Colorado, has been awarded a $6,999,767 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for prototype software, demonstrations, hardware and reports. Contractor will develop value-added technologies that will leverage modern commercial products and practices to enable adaptive processing for pervasive ISR. Work will be performed at Aurora, Colorado, and Fairfax, Virginia, and is expected to be complete by Feb. 14, 2018. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with two offers received. Fiscal year 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $5,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity (FA8750-15-C-0011).

Army Awards Extended Area Protection and Survivability Contract

January 30, 2015

Lockheed Martin Corp., Missile and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $46,509,372 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Extended Area Protection and Survivability (EAPS) Integrated Demonstration (ID) Program to demonstrate the technology required to counter rocket, artillery and mortar threats and other selective targets. This will transition to the Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2-Intercept (IFPC2-I) Program. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of Sept. 26, 2019. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-15-D-0040).
 

General Dynamics to Support Mobile User Objective System

January 30, 2015

General Dynamics C4 Systems, Scottsdale, Arizona, was awarded a $13,331,955 cost-plus-fixed-fee incrementally funded contract to support the Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) software load line (Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit (HMS) with updated waveform, HMS MUOS Terminal (HMT) (hardware & software), on site field support representatives and personnel training. Work will be performed in Scottsdale, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2015. One bid was solicited with one received. Fiscal 2014 research, development, testing and evaluation funds in the amount of $12,701,995 are being obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W15P7T-15-C-0002).
 

Army Modifies Personnel Payment System Contract

January 30, 2015

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia, was awarded a $12,613,178 modification (P00008) to contract W15QKN-14-C-0032 for support services for the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems Integrated Personnel and Pay System Army (PD-IPPS-A). Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $12,613,178 were obligated at the time of the award. The estimated completion date is Jan. 31, 2016. Work will be performed in McLean, Virginia. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.
 

Northrop Awarded Funds for Joint Tactical Ground Station

January 30, 2015

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Boulder, Colorado, was awarded a $11,600,000 modification (P00016) to contract W9113M-12-C-0055 for the pre-planned product Improvement (P3I) of the Joint Tactical Ground Station (JTAGS) system. The P3I effort involves design, development, upgrade, testing, certification, production and fielding of JTAGS P3I units as well as associated exerciser and institutional training suites. Letter contract modification is for block 2 phase 1 production (CLIN 0200 series) only. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $5,684,000 were obligated at the time of the award. The estimated completion date is Dec. 12, 2016. Work will be performed in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
 

Army Procures Chemical Agent Detectors

January 30, 2015

Smiths Detection, Edgewood, Maryland, was awarded a $9,510,995 modification (P00048) to contract W911SR-07-C-0080 to exercise the option to purchase 1,687 M4A1 Joint Chemical Agent Detectors, six Platform Interface Kits and 116 Sieve Packs. Fiscal 2014/2015 other procurement (Army) and other procurement funds in the amount of $9,510,996 were obligated at the time of the award. The estimated completion date is Sept. 30, 2016. Work will be performed in Edgewood, Maryland. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
 

Northrop Awarded Missile Defense Battle Command System Modification

January 30, 2015

Northrop Grumman, Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded an $11,645,000 modification (P00115) to contract W31P4Q-08-C-0418 for continuing service and support under the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $11,645,000 were obligated at the time of the award. The estimated completion date is Sept. 30, 2016. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

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