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Northrop to Provide Global Hawks to Republic of Korea

December 17, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, has been awarded a $657,400,000 hybrid contract including firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitized contract action for aircraft for the Republic of Korea. Contractor will provide four RQ-4B Block 30 Global Hawk unmanned air vehicles, two spare engines and the applicable Ground Control Environment elements. Each will contain an Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suite. Work will be performed at San Diego, and is expected to be complete by June 28, 2019. This contract involves foreign military sales. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-15-C-3001).

 

Lockheed to Install Scanned Array Radars on Taiwan’s F-16s

December 17, 2014

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $308,263,249 firm fixed price modification (P00005) to previously awarded contract FA8615-12-C-6016 to provide the government of Taiwan with 144 Active Electronically Scanned Array radars. Contractor will provide installation on F-16 aircraft and one year of supplier support in Taiwan. Work will be performed in Taiwan and is expected to be complete by Nov. 30, 2021. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

 

SOCOM Awards Geospatial Analytical Support Contract

December 17, 2014

CACI-Athena Inc., Arlington, Virginia, is being awarded a $38,408,431 firm-fixed-price contract for joint geospatial analytical support services in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. The work will be conducted in multiple locations in the United States and overseas and is expected to be complete December 2015. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $500,000 are being obligated at the time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition, with five proposals received. U.S. Special Operations Command is the contracting activity (H92222-15-C-0012).

 

Qatar Purchases Target Acquisition Technology

December 17, 2014

Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $7,536,967 modification (P00081) to foreign military sales (Qatar) contract W56HZV-12-G-0010 to procure two Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor system spares in support of the Qatar Armed Forces. Fiscal 2010 other procurement funds in the amount of $7,536,967 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Jan. 31, 2018. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

General Atomics Supports Warrior Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Afghanistan

December 17, 2014

General Atomics Aeronautical, Poway, California, was awarded an $114,598,215 modification (P00006) to contract W58RGZ-14-C-0008 to continue contractor logistics for the Warrior unmanned aircraft system. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $17,000,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Dec. 16, 2015. Work will be performed in Poway, California, and in Afghanistan. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

Data Link to Provide Information Distribution Systems

December 17, 2014

Data Link Solutions LLC, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $32,606,821 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Multi-Functional Information Distribution System (MIDS) on Ship (MOS) Lot Four follow-on production (N00039-15-D-0022). The contract covers the fabrication, integration, testing and delivery of up to 12 MOS Lot Four production units for shipboard application. The contract also includes spares related to the aforementioned production.

This contract includes options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $38,624,221. Work will be performed in Wayne, New Jersey (70 percent), and Cedar Rapids, Iowa (30 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2017. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,580,902 will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Commerce Business Daily's Federal Business Opportunities website and the SPAWAR e-Commerce Central website, with one offer received. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, is the contracting activity (N00039-15-D-0022).

 

Marvin Promoted to Vice President of Sales for Public Sector Sales at BMC Software

December 18, 2014

Brian Marvin was promoted to vice president of sales for public sector sales at BMC Software, McLean, Virginia.

Batchelder Assigned to Carrier Strike Group Eight

December 18, 2014

Rear Adm. Bret C. Batchelder, USN, will be assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Eight, Norfolk, Virginia. 

Verrastro Assigned to U.S. Fleet Forces Command

December 18, 2014

Rear Adm. Paul J. Verrastro, USN, will be assigned as director, fleet ordnance and supply, and fleet supply officer, N41, U.S. Fleet Forces Command, Norfolk, Virginia.

Polowczyk Assigned to Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

December 18, 2014

Rear Adm. John P. Polowczyk, USN, will be assigned as director, logistics programs and business operations division, N41, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

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