Rear Adm. Richard L. Williams Jr., USN, will be assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group 15, North Island, California.
Rear Adm. Richard P. Snyder, USN, will be assigned as director for plans, policy and strategy, J-5, Headquarters U.S. Northern Command, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
Col. Brian J. Mennes, USA, has been assigned as deputy commander, 2nd Infantry Division, 8th U.S. Army, Republic of Korea.
Col. Ronald P. Clark, USA, has been assigned as deputy commander, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
The OPM breach should serve as a wake-up call for the government to take specific measures to protect its most valuable assets—its people and their information.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has been awarded a contract modification for engineering and manufacturing development for the Global Hawk system.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $20,498,256 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fix-fee and cost reimbursable contract. Contractor will provide South Korean Defense Intelligence Command with follow-on support for aircraft equipped with imagery sensors, communication system and associated ground support; and multiple ground stations with extended communication equipment, mission support capabilities and support equipment. This contract will also provide spare parts, technical manuals and field service representative support. Work will be performed in Colorado Springs; and in Seoul, South Korea, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2017. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales and is the result of a sole-source acquisition. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-15-C-3008).
ARCTEC Alaska JV, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, has been awarded a $38,855,052 modification (P00007) to previously awarded contract FA5215-C-04-0018. Contractor will provide for the operation and maintenance of the Alaska Radar System. Work will be performed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, plus 15 remote radar sites in Alaska, and is expected to be complete by September 28, 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $38,855,052 are being obligated at the time of award. The 766th Specialized Contracting Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, is the contracting activity.
BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services, Rockville, Maryland, has been awarded a $46,260,277 modification (P00475) to exercise the option on previously awarded contract FA2517-06-C-8001. Contractor will provide management, operation, maintenance and logistical support to the solid state phased array radar systems. Work will be performed at Beale Air Force Base, California; Cape Cod Air Force Station, Massachusetts; Clear Air Force Station, Alaska; Thule Air Base, Greenland; and Royal Air Force Fylingdales, United Kingdom, and is expected to be complete by August 31, 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $46,260,277 are being obligated at the time of award. The 21st Contracting Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.