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Northrop Supports Airborne Mine Detection System

May 1, 2015

Northrop Grumman Undersea Systems, Annapolis, Maryland, is being awarded a $31,653,045 firm-fixed-priced, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity requirements contract for depot level repair, maintenance and modifications of the AN/AQS-24 Mine Detecting System to support the Navy for the currently deployed Airborne Mine Countermeasures legacy systems. This follow-on contract includes the technical support, analysis, repair, modification, interface equipment and engineering support and all depot repairs and incorporation of engineering change proposals, including the updates of all integrated logistics support documentation to support the conversions and sustainment. The AN/AQS-24 is currently fielded for use by the Navy to conduct quick response, high-speed airborne mine countermeasures. This contract includes options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $84,520,065. Work will be performed in Annapolis and is expected to be completed by April 2016. No funding will be obligated at the time of award. The contract was not competitively procured in accordance with FAR 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii)—only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center–Panama City Division, Panama City, Florida, is the contracting activity (N61331-15-D-0011).

Lockheed Awarded Additional Joint Strike Fighter Funds

May 1, 2015

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Ft. Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $142,683,533 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-02-C-3002) to continue development of the Joint Strike Fighter Autonomics Logistics Information System Standard Operating Unit Version 2 capability development effort. This modification includes the incorporation of sub-squadron reporting, dynamic routing and decentralized maintenance capabilities. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (80 percent); and Fort Worth, Texas (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2017. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force) funds in the amount of $18,576,713 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


NetCentrics Corp. to Support OSD

May 1, 2015

NetCentrics Corp., Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $10,259,670 modification (P00018) to firm-fixed-price contract (HQ0034-11-D-0002-0001) to obtain information technology operations back office support for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), WHS-supported organizations, and the Pentagon Force Protection Agency. Work will be performed in Arlington, Virginia, with an expected completion date of April 30, 2017. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $6,959,737, and fiscal 2015 Pentagon Reservation Maintenance Revolving funds in the amount of $3,299,933, are being obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured, with three proposals received. The WHS, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Boeing Awarded Sustainment Funds for P-8A Test Aircraft

May 1, 2015

The Boeing Co., Seattle, is being awarded a $29,318,485 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order (3058) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for the procurement of supplies and services to sustain the P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft (MMA) test aircraft, the Patuxent River System Integration Lab and associated support equipment in support of the P-8A MMA program. Work will be performed in Seattle (48 percent); Patuxent River, Maryland (38 percent); Atlanta (10 percent); and Dallas (4 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2016. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test, and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $15,800,000 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Army Modifies Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System Contract

May 1, 2015

Northrop Grumman Information Systems, Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $7,300,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee funding modification contract for the integrated air and missile defense battle command system contract. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $7,300,000 are being obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-08-C-0418).

General Atomics to Support Joint System Integration Lab

May 1, 2015

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, was awarded an $82,679,703 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering and technical services for the Joint System Integration Laboratory technological support to the unmanned aircraft systems fleet. Funding and work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2019. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-15-D-0003).

Two Companies Awarded Rifleman Radio Contracts

April 30, 2015
George I. Seffers
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The U.S. Army has awarded contracts to two vendors—Harris Corporation and Thales Defense and Security Incorporated—for its Handheld, Manpack and Small-form Fit Rifleman Radio. The contract is structured as a five-year base ordering period, plus a five-year optional ordering period multiple award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity.

MIT Awarded $3 Billion Lincoln Lab Contract

April 28, 2015

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $3,061,852,854 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the operation of the Lincoln Laboratory Federally Funded Research and Development Center. Contractor will apply advanced technology to problems of national security. Research and development activities focus on long-term technology development as well as rapid system prototyping and demonstration. Work will be performed in Lexington, Massachusetts, and is expected to be complete by March 31, 2020. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $600,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Lifecycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (FA8702-15-D-0001).

 

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