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L-3 to Provide Enhanced Electronic Intelligence Exploitation Software

August 31, 2015

L-3 Communications Mission Integration Division, Greenville, Texas, has been awarded a $8,207,261 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for enhanced electronic intelligence exploitation processor software, hardware, and reports; Nyquist folding receiver software and reports; and Timberline II software, hardware and reports. Contractor will research, develop, and demonstrate enabling technologies and algorithms for real-time and near-real time automatic detection and measurement, processing, and exploitation of radio frequency emissions in support of electronic intelligence. Work will be performed at Greenville, Texas, and is expected to be complete by Aug. 27, 2020.  This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and six offers were received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $213,256 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity (FA8750-15-C-0064).

 

Lockheed Martin to Extend Neptune Common Ground Architecture Capabilities

August 31, 2015

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, has been awarded a $10,071,486 cost-plus-award-fee modification (P00097) to the previously awarded contract FA8810-08-C-0002 for the Neptune Common Ground Architecture Implementation Phase II change. Contractor will extend the Naval Research Laboratory's Neptune Common Ground Architecture capabilities for surveillance tasking and refactoring of space-based infra-red systems mission management functions to provide planning data for external use and real-time schedule management. Work will be performed at Sunnyvale, California, and is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2018. Fiscal 2015 Air Force and Department of Defense research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $3,280,525 are being obligated at the time of award. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

 

General Dynamics to Support Acoustic Data Analysis

August 31, 2015

General Dynamics Information Technology Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $39,777,752 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide engineering and technical services for the operations, maintenance and repair required for acoustic data acquisition, test range/support systems, and acoustic data analysis conducted at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division Acoustic Research Detachment. Work will be performed in Bayview, Idaho, and is expected to complete by August 2020. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funding; working capital funds; and fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $2,775,000 will be obligated at time of award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, West Bethesda, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00167-15-D-0005).

 

Northrop to Provide G/ATOR Software

August 31, 2015

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum, Maryland, is being awarded a $58,706,242 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the procurement of Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar Increment II Ground Weapons Locating Radar software, along with technical data packages, anti-tamper planning and developmental testing support. Work will be performed in Linthicum, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, 2018. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $19,920,025 will be obligated at the time of award. No contracts funds will expire the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity (M67854-15-C-0230).

 

Northrop Awarded Common Infrared Countermeasures Contract

August 31, 2015

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, was awarded a $35,372,762 cost-plus-fixed-fee, fixed-price incentive, and firm-fixed-price hybrid contract with options for engineering and manufacturing development and low-rate initial production of the Common Infrared Countermeasure program. Work will be performed in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 28, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, testing, and evaluation funds in the amount of $35,372,762 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-15-C-0067).

 

Four Countries Purchase Thales Raytheon Radar

August 31, 2015

Thales Raytheon Systems Co. LLC, Fullerton, California, was awarded a $82,606,668 cost-plus-fixed-fee, multi-year, foreign military sales contract (Finland, Lithuania, Netherlands, Chile) for Sentinel radar technical/logistical services. Funding and work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2018. One bid was solicited with one received. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-15-D-0058).

 

Microsoft's Enterprise Technical Support Services Contract Modified

August 31, 2015

Microsoft Corp., Redmond, Washington, was awarded an increased ceiling modification to the established firm-fixed-price, single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Microsoft enterprise technical support services, necessary to obtain highly trained Microsoft Blue Badge Cardholder support. These services require access rights to Microsoft's proprietary (closed-source) code, which is licensed under exclusive legal right of Microsoft, and are required to support the Department of Defense's mission. The total cumulative of the contract was increased by $162,760,000 from $412,240,000 to $575,000,000.

The period of performance remains as a one-year base period and four one-year option periods for a total period of five years. Performance will predominantly be within the continental U.S.; however, support services may also be required at multiple locations outside the continental U.S. A proposal was solicited via electronic means to Microsoft and received. The notice of intent was posted on Aug. 6, 2015, on the Federal Business Opportunity portal. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity (HC1028-13-D-0013-P00008). (Awarded Aug. 27, 2015)

 

Northrop Grumman Receives Funds for Aircraft Countermeasures Lasers

August 31, 2015

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, has been awarded a $15,121,851 modification (P00148) to the previously awarded contract FA8625-12-C-6598 for the Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures Viper 2.1 lasers. The contractor will provide 106 Viper 2.1 lasers as a part of this contract effort. Work will be performed at Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and is expected to be complete by April 29, 2017. This contract involves foreign military sales. Fiscal 2013, 2014, and 2015 aircraft procurement, National Guard, Navy and overseas contingency operations funds in the amount of $15,121,851 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity. 

 

Wolf Creek to Support Range Communications

August 31, 2015

Wolf Creek Federal Services Inc., Anchorage, Alaska, has been awarded a $19,050,151 option modification (P00003) to the previously awarded contract FA2521-15-C-0063 for range operations support. Contractor will provide for non-mission support communications for the Eastern Range and Western Range; and base operating support and logistics for the Eastern Range, primarily Ascension Auxiliary Air Field. Work will be performed at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida; Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, and Ascension Auxiliary Air Field, Florida, and is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds are being used and no funds were obligated at the time of award. The 45th Contracting Squadron, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

 

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