Brig. Gen. Jon T. Thomas, USAF, has been assigned as commander, 86th Airlift Wing, U.S. Air Forces Europe, Ramstein Air Base, Germany.
Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Sharpy, USAF, has been selected for the grade of major general and assigned as director, strategic plans, requirements and programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
Brig. Gen. Patrick X. Mordente, USAF, has been assigned as vice commander, 18th Air Force, Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.
A NATO coalition of scientists and researchers recently experimented with a variety of underwater robots in a joint scientific mine countermeasures sea trial.
Boeing Service Co., Richardson, Texas, was awarded a $15,008,500 sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract to provide airborne broadband satellite communications enterprise service for U.S. senior leaders conducting official travel on Air Mobility Command and Air Combat Command aircraft fleets. Work will be performed primarily at Boeing and their subcontractor's facilities worldwide with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2015, with six one-year option periods. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funding is being obligated at award. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity (HC1013-15-C-0006).
NetCentrics Corp., Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $25,392,979 task order to firm-fixed-price contract (HQ0034-11-D-0002-0008) to obtain information technology operations services for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), WHS-supported organizations, and the Pentagon Force Protection Agency. Additionally, similar support for the Office of General Counsel, the Defense Legal Services Agency, the Central Adjudication Facility, and the Office of Military Commissions may be obtained under this contract. Work will be performed in Arlington, Virginia; and Alexandria, Virginia, with an expected completion date of March 31, 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds are being obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured, with one proposal received. Washington Headquarters Services, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.
SRA International Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, was awarded a $10,267,333 firm-fixed-price contract with options for operations and security service management support for the Army National Guard G6 GuardNet XXI enterprise network. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 31, 2015. One bid was solicited with one received. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $10,267,333 were obligated at the time of the award. National Guard Bureau, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (W9133L-15-F-0021).
Cerner Corp., Kansas, City, Missouri, was awarded a $16,295,575 firm-fixed-price multi-year contract with options for software, CoPath Plus licenses, hardware and equipment, and services to replace the Military Health System's existing Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information System. Work will be performed in Falls Church, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2020. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $16,295,575 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, Frederick, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W81XWH-15-C-0082).
L-3 Communications Corp., Northampton, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $14,032,315 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-5447) to exercise options for the production of MK 20 electro-optical sensor systems (EOSS), radar cross sections kits, support and engineering services. The MK 20 EOSS is employed as a check sight and targeting sensor for anti-surface and anti-air warfare and naval gun fire support missions. Work will be performed in Northampton, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by December 2017. Fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $14,032,315 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.
BAE Systems, Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc., Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded a $29,967,408 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-incentive fee contract for the procurement of six OE-120(A)/UPX antenna groups for the Navy. The OE-120(A)/UPX antenna group is a component of the AN/UPX-29(V) interrogator system and is procured for use on DDG 119 through DDG 122, and LHA 8 class ships, and for the Missile Defense Agency. In addition, this contract provides for an engineering change proposal for system obsolescence upgrades. Work will be performed in Nashua, New Hampshire, and is expected to be completed in May 2018. Fiscal 2013, 2014, and 2015 shipbuilding conversion (Navy); fiscal 2014 and 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy); and fiscal 2015 procurement (Defense agency) funding in the amount of $15,721,018 are being obligated at time of award, $686,750 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 Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0038).