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General Atomics to Provide Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System

June 15, 2015

General Atomics, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $737 million not-to-exceed modification to a previously awarded undefinitized contract action (N00019-14-C-0037) for the procurement of one each Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) and Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) shipset in support of the CVN 79. This modification will provide for the manufacture, assembly, inspection, test and checkout of the EMALS and AAG delivered systems onboard the CVN 79 aircraft carrier, as well as non-recurring engineering, installation and checkout spares, repairs, technical data, and drawing changes. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (45 percent); Tupelo, Mississippi (26 percent); Mankato, Minnesota (9 percent); Cincinnati, Ohio (6 percent); Waltham, Massachusetts (6 percent); San Leandro, California (3 percent); New Milford, Connecticut (2 percent); Green Bay, Wisconsin (1 percent); Cameron, Texas (1 percent); and Aston, Pennsylvania (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2022. Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $162,100,000 are being 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.
 

 

U.S. Army Awards $652 Million Enterprise IT Modification

June 12, 2015

Dell Federal Systems LP, Round Rock, Texas [W91QUZ-07-D-0006 (P0021)]; IBM Corp., Bethesda, Maryland [W91QUZ-07-D-0007 (P00019)]; Unicom Government Inc., Herndon, Virginia [W91QUZ-07-D-0008 (P00019)]; CDW Government LLC, Vernon Hills, Illinois [W91QUZ-07-D-0009 (P00025)]; Iron Bow Technologies LLC, Chantilly, Virginia [W91QUZ-07-D-0010 (P00027)]; and World Wide Technology Inc., Maryland Heights, Missouri [W91QUZ-07-D-0011 (P0021)], were awarded a $652 million modification for information technology enterprise solutions. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of June 23, 2016. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

Ball Aerospace Wins Laser Testing Contract

June 12, 2015

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. Systems Engineering Solutions, Boulder, Colorado, was awarded on May 29, 2015, a not-to-exceed $21 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for laser interaction testing. Contractor will provide well-controlled experimental procedures to quantify the effects of high power continuous-wave (up to MW class) and high energy pulsed (kJ) lasers interacting with individual materials, multi-material subsystems and fully functional targets. Work will be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and is expected to be complete by May 28, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with six offers received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $3,098,497 are being obligated at the time of award for task order 0001. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity (FA9451-15-D-0044).

Research Laboratory Awards Laser Modeling and Simulation Contract

June 12, 2015

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Systems Engineering Solutions, Boulder, Colorado, was awarded on May 11, 2015, a not-to-exceed $11,145,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for laser target interaction modeling and simulation. Contractor will conduct research leading to the development of advanced computational methods for predicting the physical phenomenology resulting from high energy laser interactions. Work will be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and is expected to be complete by May 8, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with 10 offers received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $1,012,000 are being obligated at the time of award for task order 0001. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity (FA9451-15-D-0046).

Leidos to Assess Target Vulnerability

June 12, 2015

Leidos Inc. S&R and Intelligence Systems Services, Reston, Virginia, was awarded on May 29, 2015, a not-to-exceed $8 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for target vulnerability assessments and data analysis. Contractor will conduct assessments that combine target vulnerability data from testing, target optical signature measurements, target exploitation intelligence, system-level fault tree and failure mode analysis, shotline dependency and computational predictive results into a comprehensive probabilistic vulnerability assessment. Work will be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and is expected to be complete by May 31, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with nine offers received. Fiscal 2015 research development test and evaluation funds in the amount of $357,000 are being obligated at the time of award for task order 0001. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity (FA9451-15-D-0045).

Leidos Awarded Laser Testing Contract

June 12, 2015

Leidos Inc. S&R and Intelligence Systems Services, Reston, Virginia, was awarded on May 29, 2015, a not-to-exceed $7 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for laser interaction testing. Contractor will provide well-controlled experimental procedures to quantify the effects of high power continuous-wave (up to MW Class) and high energy pulsed (kJ) lasers interacting with individual materials, multi-material subsystems, and/or fully functional targets. Work will be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, and is expected to be complete by May 28, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with six offers received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $48,873 are being obligated at the time of award for task order 0001. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity (FA9451-15-D-0047).

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