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.
Parsons Government Services Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a ceiling $68,845,081 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five-year ordering period. The contract provides scientific and technical support to the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center. Work will be performed at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, with an expected completion date of June 25, 2020. The acquisition was solicited on the basis of full and open competition, and two bids were received. Funding will be obligated on individual task orders with the initial task order scheduled to be awarded July 7, 2015, at an estimated ceiling price of $1,300,000. The Virginia Contracting Activity, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (HHM402-15-D-0007).
The Analytic Sciences Corp. Inc., Andover, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $35,445,651 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for radar engineering and logistics services in support of Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division, Ship Defense and Expeditionary Warfare Department, Virginia Beach Detachment. The services include in-service engineering and acquisition engineering; integrated logistics support; software support; installation services, support, and coordination; programmatic and project management support; and staging facility support. This contract includes options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $53,151,290. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (99 percent), and the governments of Taiwan, Poland and Korea (1 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Virginia Beach, Virginia (60 percent); San Diego (10 percent); Bremerton, Washington (10 percent), Honolulu (10 percent); Newport, Rhode Island (9 percent); and ports outside of the U.S. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by April 2016. Fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy); fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy), fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation; and fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $3,555,777 will be obligated at time of award, and funds in the amount of $282,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii)(B). The Naval Surface Warfare Center-Port Hueneme Division, Port Hueneme, California, is the contracting activity (N63394-15-C-0012).
PoleZero Corp., West Chester, Ohio, is being awarded a $72,088,652 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for a maximum of 118 ultra high-frequency antenna interface units and 177 very/ultra high-frequency units and their associated communication tray assemblies for Lots 6, 7 and 8 in support of the Navy and the government of Australia P-8A program. Work will be performed in West Chester, Ohio, and is expected to be completed in June 2018. This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($57,670,921; 80 percent); and the government of Australia ($14,417,731; 20 percent), under a memorandum of agreement. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) and cooperative partner (Australia) funds in the amount of $15,748,101 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S.C 2304(c)(1). The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity (N68335-15-D-0024).
Airtec Inc., California, Maryland, is being awarded an $80,661,914 modification against a previously issued firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N68335-14-D-0030) for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) services in support of the U.S. Southern Command. The contractor will provide ISR services utilizing a contractor-owned, contractor-operated Bombardier DHC-8/200 multi-sensor aircraft, with government-furnished property previously installed on the aircraft. Work will be performed in Bogota, Columbia (90 percent); and California, Maryland (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2018. No funds will be obligated at time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.
Brig. Gen. Frank W. Tate, USA, has been assigned as deputy chief of staff, operations, Multinational Corps Northeast, NATO, Poland.