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Meggitt Training Wins Marksmanship Simulator Contract

November 12, 2014

Meggitt Training Systems, Suwanee, Georgia, was awarded a $30,575,466 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of 670 indoor simulated marksmanship trainers (ISMT), a three-dimensional, simulation-based system for indoor use capable of instructing in basic and advanced marksmanship, shoot/no-shoot judgment, combat marksmanship, supporting arms and weapons employment tactics. The ISMT system will consist of an instructor/operator station, audiovisual system, host computer, input/output network system and weapons. The ISMT systems will be used both within and outside the continental United States. The ISMT will be capable of being deployed on Navy ships and at U.S. embassies. This contract contains options, which if exercised, will bring the contract value to $32,732,081. Work will be performed in Suwanee, Georgia (90 percent) and at multiple Marine Corps Reserve sites (10 percent). Work is expected to be completed November 2019. No funding will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. This contract was competitively solicited through the Federal Business Opportunities website, with three offers received. Marine Corps Systems Command Supporting Program Manager for Training Systems, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity (M67854-15-D-7801). (Awarded Nov. 5, 2014)

 

U.S. Army Modifies Contract for Radio-Equipped Lakotas

November 12, 2014

Airbus Defense and Space Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $71,358,549 modification (P00857) to firm-fixed-price contract W58RGZ-06-C-0194 to acquire UH-72A Lakota helicopters with ARC-231 radios. Fiscal 2015 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $71,713,665 were obligated at the time of the award. The cumulative total for the contract, with this modification, is $2,734,932,786. Estimated completion date is June 30, 2016. Work will be performed in Columbus, Mississippi. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal (Aviation), Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

AIS Engineering to Provide Satellite Services

November 12, 2014

AIS Engineering Incorporated (AIS) has announced it was awarded contract HC1013-14-F-0038 (CTC0195) for commercial satellite communications transponded capacity to provide bandwidth for the Joint Satellite Engineering Center for the project manager Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (PM WIN-T). AIS will be providing the satellite capacity together with SES Government Solutions. The task order is valued at more than $50 million over the life of the contract. The Future Commercial SATCOM Acquisition program is managed by the General Services Administration in partnership with the Defense Information Systems Agency. 

Real-Time Coverage from TechNet Asia-Pacific

November 12, 2014

SIGNAL's real-time reporting will begin with the opening remarks by Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, USA, December 9, and will continue throughout the conference.

Gummadi Appointed Maintenance Director, Jet Aviation Dubai

November 12, 2014

Jet Aviation Dubai has appointed Prabhat Gummadi as its maintenance director.

Boxall Assigned to Carrier Strike Group Three

November 12, 2014

Rear Adm. Ronald A. Boxall, USN, will be assigned as commander, Carrier Strike Group Three, Bremerton, Washington.

Smith Assigned to Board of Inspection and Survey

November 12, 2014

Rear Adm. Michael E. Smith, USN, will be assigned as president, Board of Inspection and Survey, Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Harley Assigned to Office of the Chief of Naval Operations

November 12, 2014

Rear Adm. Jeffrey A. Harley, USN, will be assigned as assistant deputy chief of naval operations for Operations, Plans and Strategy, N3/N5B, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, Washington, D.C.

Holliday Assigned as Special Assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics)

November 12, 2014

Maynard A. Holliday has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as the special assistant to the under secretary of defense (acquisition, technology and logistics), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.

Hassell Assigned to Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics)

November 12, 2014

Dr. David C. Hassell has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and is assigned as the deputy assistant secretary of defense (chemical and biological defense), Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.

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