UPDATE: The U.S. Congress voted late Friday to fund the Department of Homeland Security, but could only reach an agreement to fund the DHS for one week.
Logos Technologies, Fairfax, Virginia, has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue development of the SilentHawk military motorcycle in partnership with Alta Motors.
The Year of the App: Assuring and Managing Mobile Applications Across Government and Industry Enterprises
In 2015, we have approximately 3 million apps that we can download to our wireless devices (iOS and Android), topping out with more than 100 billion apps to be downloaded across all devices. As a result, the hunt is on for assured privacy and security.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation is being awarded an advance acquisition contract for the procurement of long-lead components, material, parts and associated efforts required to maintain the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System planned production schedule.
Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, is being awarded a $33,940,895 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N39430-13-C-1201) to exercise option period two for anti-terrorism/force protection global sustainment at Navy regions worldwide. The work to be performed provides for preventative and corrective maintenance, repair and replacement, service calls and systems/software upgrades for anti-terrorism/force protection ashore equipment. The total contract amount after exercise of this option will be $95,341,813. Work will be performed worldwide and work is expected to be completed March 2016. Fiscal 2015 operation and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $33,940,895 are obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, California, is the contracting activity.
Battlespace Flight Services LLC, Arlington, Virginia, has been awarded two task order modifications—$6,929,281 (004) and $6,768,859 (002) to previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract FA4890-13-D-0001. Contractor will provide aircraft maintenance management; aerospace ground equipment and ground support equipment maintenance; supply support; command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems; and quality control and ancillary support programs. The program supports Air Combat Command, the Air National Guard and other major command and combatant command customers to sustain the combat and training capability. Work will be performed at Jalalabad Afghanistan and Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and is expected to be complete by March 31, 2016. Fiscal year 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $6,929,281 are being obligated at the time of award. Headquarters Air Combat Command, Acquisition Management and Integration Center, Newport News, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
CACI Inc., Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a modification (P00002) to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (HC1028-08-D-2016) to provide support for mission application development, hosting and maintenance, information technology portfolio management, design and installation, lifecycle maintenance for hardware, operating systems and application software. Work will be performed in Alexandria, Virginia, with an expected completion date of Feb. 28, 2019. Fiscal Year 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $6,683,512 are being obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured, with two proposals received. Washington Headquarters Services, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
Brig. Gen. Joseph W. Rank, USA, has been assigned as senior defense official and defense attaché, United Arab Emirates.