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Acuitus Awarded Help Desk Training Contract

December 22, 2014

Acuitus Inc., Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a $44,953,535 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for help desk information technology training in support of the Navy’s Center for Information Dominance. These services include instructor and computer-based training classes and capstone events. Work will be performed in Pensacola, Florida, and is expected to be completed in December 2017. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds (Navy) in the amount of $9,661,689 are being obligated on this award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR.6.302-1. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity (N61340-15-D-0001).
 

 

MDA Modifies Microwave Modules Contract

December 22, 2014

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $45,237,277 contract modification (P00029) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (HQ0147-12-C-0006). This contract modification is for the production of AN/TPY-2 transmit/receive integrated microwave modules (T/RIMMS) and an electronic equipment unit modification kit. Work will be performed in Woburn, Massachusetts, with an expected completion date of September 2016. Fiscal 2015 procurement funds in the amount of $45,237,277 are being obligated at time of award. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

Rockwell Awarded Power Amplifier Contract

December 22, 2014

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a maximum $46,581,071 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for procurement of improved frequency modulation power amplifiers. This contract was a sole-source acquisition. This is a five-year base contract with no option periods. The location of performance is Iowa with a Dec. 19, 2019, performance completion date, and the using military service is Army. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2015 Army working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (SPRBL1-15-D-0003).

 

World Wide Technology to Provide On-Demand Enterprise Services

December 22, 2014

World Wide Technology Inc., St. Louis, was awarded a maximum $427,000,000 firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to obtain a reliable, responsive and cost-effective information storage infrastructure of “on demand” enterprise services for specified operating environments. The period of performance consists of a four-year base period and two one-year option periods, for a total contract life cycle of six years. Work will be performed at Defense Information Systems Agency locations worldwide, and the base period of performance runs through Dec. 18, 2018. Delivery Order 0001 for $100,000 is being obligated with defense working capital funds. Proposals were solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, and seven proposals were received. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity (HC1028-15-D-0002).

 

Australia Procures P-8A Training System

December 22, 2014

The Boeing Co., Seattle, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $171,169,232 undefinitized modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0112) for the procurement of a P-8A training system in support of the P-8A training requirements for the government of Australia. In addition, this modification will include two operational flight trainers, two weapons tactics trainers, one part task trainer, one training system support center and program/training support. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (90 percent), and Tampa, Florida (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2018. International partner funds in the amount of $35,205,691 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Command, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.

 

Harris to Research SATCOM On-the-Move Technology

December 22, 2014

Harris Corporation, Palm Bay, Florida, was awarded a $9,946,851 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research of distributed embedded satellite communications on-the-move terminals. Work will be performed in Palm Bay, Florida (50 percent); Boulder, Colorado (25.20 percent); Torrance, California (23.40 percent); and Aberdeen, Maryland (1.40 percent), with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with two received. Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $6,700,000, and fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $912,021, are being obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Division B, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey, is the contracting activity (W56KGU-15-C-0011)
 

 

Competition Calls on Students to Solve Wireless Technology Problems

December 19, 2014
By Maryann Lawlor

Engineering competition challenges middle school, high school and college students to identify a problem or process that needs improvement and offer solutions using a wireless technology.

Files of More Than 40,000 Federal Workers Breached in Cyber Attack

December 19, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

Cyber attackers might have compromised computer files of more than 40,000 employees following an attack on federal contractor KeyPoint Government Solutions, according to the Office of Personnel Management.

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.

 

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