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Mission1st Group to Support Networks in Kuwait and Afghanistan

March 25, 2015

Mission1st Group Inc., Princeton, New Jersey, was awarded a $8,545,461 modification (P00003) to contract W52P1J-15-F-0012 to fully fund the base period up to the defined amount and provide network and communications, engineering and installation support to the 335th Signal Command Theater Provisional and Army Central G-6 throughout U.S. Central Command. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $8,545,461 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is September 23, 2015. Work will be performed in Kuwait and Afghanistan. The Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

Two Firms Awarded Interoperability Contracts

March 25, 2015

Lafayette Group Inc., Vienna, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $92,739,725 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee multiple award contract (N66001-15-D-0028) to provide technical assistance as well as research and development for the advancement of interoperable communications to federal, state, local, tribal and non-governmental entities, and to support other command, control, communications, computers and intelligence efforts. Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $83,818,576 contract (N66001-15-D-0029). Each awardee will have the opportunity to compete for task orders during the ordering period. This five-year contract includes no options periods. Work will be performed in Vienna (50 percent), and at government facilities throughout the United States and its territories (50 percent). Work is expected to be completed March 22, 2019. No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Funding will be obligated via task orders as they are issued. The types of funding to be obligated include operation and maintenance (Navy) and interagency agreements through federal agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Commerce. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via Request for Proposal N66001-13-R-0006 published on the Federal Business Opportunities website, and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command e-Commerce Central website, with two offers received. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, is the contracting activity.

Beechcraft to Provide ISR Aircraft

March 25, 2015

Beechcraft Defense Co., Wichita, Kansas, has been awarded a $27,048,576 firm-fixed-price contract for purchase of one King Air 350 extended range aircraft modified with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capability; one Scorpion ground station; and one complete spare Scorpion ground station. Work will be performed at Wichita, Kansas, and San Diego, and is expected to be complete by March 23, 2017. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales to Iraq. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-15-C-3016).

 

Textron Systems to Provide Mobile Directional Antenna Systems

March 25, 2015

Textron Systems, Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded a $6,640,731 modification (P00023) to contract W58RGZ-13-C-0016 to procure 104 Mobile Directional Antenna Systems in support of the One System Remote Video Systems. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) and fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $6,640,731 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is January 30, 2016. Work will be performed in Hunt Valley, Maryland. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

WR Systems to Provide Over-the-Horizon Radar

March 25, 2015

WR Systems Ltd., Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $12,429,742 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for engineering and program support services for the Relocatable Over-the-Horizon Radar system. Work will be performed in Chesapeake, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by March 31, 2018. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $500,000 will be obligated at the time of award, and will expire by the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1) with one offer received in response to this solicitation. The Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00189-15-D-Z021).

Boeing to Support International Multiplex Systems Program

March 25, 2015

The Boeing Company, Huntington Beach, California, is being awarded a $12,878,533 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide design agent and technical engineering services in support of the AN/USQ-82(V) Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex Systems (GEDMS) program. GEDMS is a third-generation shipboard network used for DDG 51 class destroyers. The GEDMS transfers inputs and/or outputs for the machinery control systems, damage control system, steering control system, AEGIS combat system, navigation displays and interior communications alarms and indicators. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $39,991,521.This contract combines purchases for the Navy (91 percent) and the governments of Australia (3 percent), Korea (3 percent) and Japan (3 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The work will be performed in Huntington Beach, (72 percent); Arlington, Virginia (11 percent); Bath, Maine (9 percent); Pascagoula, Mississippi (3 percent); Georgetown in Washington, D.C. (3 percent); Richardson, Texas (1 percent); and Fairfax, Virginia (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2016. Fiscal 2014 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $3,179,520 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with authority FAR 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii)–only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00178-15-C-2016).

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