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AMEWAS to Continue Supporting Battlespace Simulation

November 14, 2014

AMEWAS, California, Maryland, is being awarded a $22,500,000 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost plus fixed fee, firm-fixed-price, performance based contract (N00421-04-D-4011) to exercise an option for continuing engineering, manufacturing and technical support services in support of the Integrated Battlespace Simulation and Test Department. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland, and is expected to be completed in May 2015. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $6,254,325 will be obligated at time of award, none of which expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

The Bottom Line: Does Military Service Make a Difference?

November 13, 2014
By Maryann Lawlor

Time spent as a soldier, sailor, Marine, airman or Coast Guardsman—whether it’s four years or 40, on active duty or in the reserves—instills a sense of working toward a common goal that is often rare in the civilian world.

Ambit Group Promotes Nunnally to President

November 13, 2014

The Ambit Group, Reston, Virginia, has announced the promotion of Bob Nunnally to president and chief operating officer.

Nichols Assigned to Office of Business Transformation

November 13, 2014

Maj. Gen. Camille M. Nichols, USA, has been assigned as director, business operations, Office of Business Transformation, Office of the Under Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C.

Chinn Assigned to U.S. Army Special Operations Command

November 13, 2014

Maj. Gen. Clarence K.K. Chinn, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Cutler Assigned as Navy Chief of Information

November 13, 2014

Capt. Dawn E. Cutler, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as Navy chief of information, Washington, D.C.

Moreland Assigned to Office of the Under Secretary of Defense

November 13, 2014

Dr. James D. Moreland Jr. has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and assigned as the deputy director, naval warfare, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.

Jung Assigned to Office of the Under Secretary of Defense

November 13, 2014

Lisa A. Jung has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and assigned as the director, Facilities Energy and Privatization, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), Washington, D.C.

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.

 

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