QinetiQ Supports Man Transportable Robot System

February 20, 2015

QinetiQ North America, Waltham, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $7,074,242 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-13-D-0007) to exercise option year two for post-production support under the Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) MK2 program. The MTRS MK2 provides the military explosive ordnance disposal technicians with a man-transportable capability to remotely perform reconnaissance. Work will be performed in Waltham, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by February 2016. Contract funds will not be obligated at time of award, and no funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

DARPA Awards IT Services and Support Contract

February 20, 2015

Agile Defense Inc., Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a competitive $26,191,017 cost-plus-award-fee task order (HR0011-15-F-0002) with options for unclassified information technology services and support for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Mission Services Office Information Technology Directorate. The services and support include office computing, networking, communications services, design and development and technical support services. The task order was competed amongst all holders of the General Services Administration Alliant Small Business Government-wide Acquisition Contract. Seven offers were received. The base-year award has a 10-month period of performance. Fiscal year 2015 research and development funds in the amount of $18,309,770 are being obligated at time of award. Work will be performed in Arlington, Virginia. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, is the contracting activity.

Alliant to Provide Missile Warning Technologies

February 20, 2015

Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC, Clearwater, Florida, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $30,656,796 ceiling priced contract for the manufacture, upgrade, repair and test assemblies of the AN/AAR-47 (V) Missile Warning Set comprised of electro-optic countermeasure sensors, countermeasure signal processors and countermeasure signal simulators for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and Governments of India, Norway, Spain and Australia. Work will be performed in Clearwater, Florida (45 percent); Austin, Texas (20 percent); Quebec, Canada (16 percent); and other various locations within the United States (19 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2017. Fiscal 2013, 2014 and 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy and Air Force), National Guard Reserve, foreign military sales and working capital (Defense) funds in the amount of $29,587,778 will be obligated at time of award, $9,398,286 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This award combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($10,474,978; 35 percent), U.S. Air Force ($ 10,432,828; 35 percent), Defense Working Capital funds ($3,318,600; 11 percent), National Guard Reserve ($2,644,580; 10 percent) and the governments of India ($1,080,884; 3.5 percent), Norway ($985,070; 3.2 percent), Spain ($610,068; 2 percent) and Australia ($40,770; .3 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0030).


Northrop Awarded Cybersecurity Contract Modification

February 20, 2015

Northrop Grumman Space Mission Systems Corp., San Diego, has been awarded a $6,926,501 modification (P00094) to previously awarded contract FA8726-09-C-0010 for risk management framework. Contractor will meet cybersecurity requirements using the new Risk Management Framework. Work will be performed in San Diego, and is expected to be complete by June 22, 2015. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2015-operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $6,926,501 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.