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J.F. Taylor to Provide Identification Friend or Foe Systems to Six Countries

July 1, 2015

J.F. Taylor Inc., Lexington Park, Maryland, is being awarded a $32,559,234 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for mission essential engineering services in support of identification friend or foe equipment, systems and subsystems, and advanced technologies development for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Taiwan, Australia, Norway, Saudi Arabia, and Poland. Work will be performed in Lexington Park, Maryland and is expected to be completed in June 2020. No funding will be obligated at time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. This contract was competitively procured via electronic announcement; two offers were received. This contract combines purchase for the U.S. Navy ($32,233,644; 99 percent) and the governments of Taiwan ($65,118; 0.2 percent); Australia ($65,118; 0.2 percent); Norway ($65,118; 0.2 percent); Saudi Arabia ($65,118; 0.2 percent); and Poland ($65,118; 0.2 percent). The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland is the contracting activity (N00421-15-D-0005).

 

U.S. and Australia Purchase P-8A Aircraft

July 1, 2015

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $358,938,513 modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-14-C-0067) for the procurement of long-lead items for the manufacture and delivery of nine United States Navy Full-Rate Production Lot II P-8A aircraft, 16 USN FRP Lot III P-8A aircraft, and four Royal Australian Air Force FRP Lot III P-8A aircraft. This contract combines purchase for the U.S. Navy ($219,407,863; 61 percent) and the government of Australia ($139,530,650; 39 percent) under a cooperative agreement.

Work will be performed in Seattle (71.5 percent); Baltimore (8.1 percent); Greenlawn, New York (5.4 percent); Huntington Beach, California (4.5 percent); Rockford, Illinois (3.5 percent); the United Kingdom (3.5 percent); and North Amityville, New York (3.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2018. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $219,407,863 and cooperative partner funds in the amount of $2,400,000 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.

 

General Dynamics to Provide Intelligence and Electronic Warfare Trainer

July 1, 2015

General Dynamics C4S, Orlando, Florida was awarded an $8,730,370 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with options for the Intelligence & Electronic Warfare Tactical Proficiency Trainer. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2016. One bid was solicited with one received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and engineering funds in the amount of $4,668,383 were obligated at the time of the award. Army PEO Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida is the contracting activity (W900KK-15-C-0019).

 

Northrop Supports Vehicle and Dismount Exploitation Radar

July 1, 2015

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum Heights, Maryland was awarded a $34,521,134 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for system support for the Vehicle and Dismount Exploitation Radar. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of June 28, 2018. One bid was solicited with one received. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Maryland is the contracting activity (W56KGY-15-D-0004).

 

MIT Wins Transparent Computing Contract

July 1, 2015

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $7,136,232 cost-reimbursement contract for research and development in transparent computing. Contractor will conduct research to develop novel tagging and tracking approaches for establishing the causal relationships among activities across an enterprise environment, particularly focused on distinguishing between the "low and slow" Advance Persistent Threat (APT) and regular user and system activities. Work will be performed at Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is expected to be complete by Aug. 30, 2019. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with 51 offers received. Fiscal year 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $466,554 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity. (FA8650-15-C-7564).

 

AAI’s Unmanned Mine Sweeper Contract Modified

July 1, 2015

AAI Corp., Hunt Valley, Maryland, is being awarded a $10,966,798 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-6322) to exercise options for engineering services for the Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) program. The UISS is one of the systems, which will allow the Littoral Combat Ship to perform its mine warfare sweep mission. UISS will target acoustic, magnetic, and magnetic/acoustic combination mine types only. The UISS Program will satisfy the U.S. Navy’s need for a rapid, wide-area coverage mine clearance capability, required to neutralize magnetic/acoustic influence mines. UISS seeks to provide a high area coverage rate in a small, lightweight package with minimal impact on the host platform.

Work will be performed in Hunt Valley, Maryland (72 percent); Slidell, Louisiana (24 percent); Hauppauge, New York (2 percent); Columbia, Maryland (1 percent), and Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2016. Fiscal 2015 research and development funding in the amount of $1,300,000 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

 

JSL Supports Land Attack Combat and Weapons Systems

July 1, 2015

JSL Technologies Inc., Oxnard, California, is being awarded an $11,458,686 modification to previously awarded contract (N63394-14-C-0007) to extend the period of performance for the accomplishment of engineering support services for the Land Attack Combat and Weapons Systems. This contract modification provides for continuation of services in anticipation of award of a follow-on competitive contract in Seaport-Enhanced in December 2016. The services include engineering and software development for shipboard and shore-based systems; installation check-out procedures; test and evaluation support of combat and weapons systems; ship alteration upgrade for Tomahawk Weapon System; and program support.

Work will be performed in Port Hueneme, California (75 percent); San Diego, California (5 percent); Washington D.C. (4 percent); Seattle, Washington (3 percent); Norfolk, Virginia (1 percent); Salt Lake, Utah (1 percent); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1 percent); Corona, California (1 percent); Wallops Island, Virginia (1 percent); Bath, Maine (1 percent); Honolulu, Hawaii (1 percent); Jacksonville, Florida (1 percent); Mayport, Florida (1 percent); Keyport, Washington (1 percent); Kings Bay, Georgia (1 percent); Europe (1 percent); Bahrain (1 percent) and is expected to be completed by December 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy); fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation; fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy); fiscal 2015 working capital funds (Navy); fiscal 2015 weapons procurement (Navy); and fiscal 2015 foreign military sales funding in the amount of $1,999,780 is being obligated at time of award. Contract funds in the amount of $1,116,755 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division, Port Hueneme, California, is the contracting activity.
 

 

Boeing Awarded P-8A Funds

July 1, 2015

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded $14,083,402 for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 3060 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for the development and definition of system requirements for the P-8A Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft Increment 3 Capabilities Integration System Requirements Review Systems Engineering Technical Review event. Work will be performed in Seattle (92 percent), Huntington Beach, California (7 percent); and St. Louis, Missouri (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2016. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 research develop, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount $5,166,879 will be obligated at time of award; $166,879 of which expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

 

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