Croatian Company to Provide Counter-IED Kits

June 26, 2015

DOK-ING, Zagreb, Croatia, was awarded an $8,670,000 firm-fixed-price contract with options for 45 Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) compatible radio retrofit kits. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of Oct. 24, 2016. One bid was solicited with one received. The Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-15-C-0057).

Exelis to Repair Electronic Warfare Countermeasure Systems

June 26, 2015

Exelis Inc., Clifton, New Jersey, has been awarded an $8,473,777 indefinite-delivery, requirements-type contract for the repair of various national stock numbers applicable to the AN/ALQ-172 electronic warfare countermeasures system that is on the B-52(H), A/C-130 and M/C-130 aircraft. Work will be performed at Clifton, New Jersey, and is expected to be complete by June 23, 2016. This contract includes four one-year unexercised options. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. The contracting activity is Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia (FA8522-15-D-0002).

Lockheed Martin Receives Electronic Warfare Contract

June 26, 2015

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded a $7,967,150 firm-fixed-price contract for fiscal 2015-2019 Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 1B3 systems. SEWIP is an evolutionary acquisition program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system through a modular, open-system approach. SEWIP provides enhanced shipboard electronic warfare for early detection, analysis, threat warning and protection from anti-ship missiles. SEWIP Block 1 focuses on obsolescence mitigation and special signal intercept. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $58,928,991. Work will be performed in Liverpool, New York (82 percent); and Landsdale, Pennsylvania (18 percent), and is expected to be completed by January 2017. Fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy) and fiscal 2013 and 2014 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $7,967,150 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with three offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-15-C-5352).

Leidos Awarded Counter-IED Contract

June 26, 2015

Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, is being awarded $10, 202,036 for firm-fixed-priced task order against previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (M67854-14-D-2517) for product support integration services for the Marine Corps Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Systems. Work will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina (60 percent); Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (10 percent); Camp Pendleton, California (10 percent); Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan (10 percent); and Camp Arifjan, Kuwait (10 percent). Work for this task order is expected to be completed August 20, 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Marine Corps) funding will be obligated at the time of award, and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively awarded using the Federal Business Opportunities website. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Ponds Assigned to U.S. Southern Command

June 24, 2015

Rear Adm. Fernandez L. Ponds, USN, will be assigned as commander, Joint Task Force Guantanamo, U.S. Southern Command, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. 

Spacy Assigned to Air Force Materiel Command

June 24, 2015

Brig. Gen. Bradley D. Spacy, USAF, has been assigned as director, expeditionary support, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

Shwedo Assigned to Air Combat Command

June 24, 2015

Maj. Gen. Bradford J. Shwedo, USAF, has been assigned as commander, 25th Air Force, Air Combat Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

Lockheed Martin Awarded $870 Million Missile Defense Modification

June 23, 2015

Lockheed Martin Corp., Gaithersburg, Maryland, has been awarded a maximum $870 million modification (P00039) to previously awarded HQ0147-12-D-0003 for the continued engineering, development, test, integration, fielding and on-site operations and sustainment support for the command and control, battle management and communications system located worldwide for the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The Spiral 8.2-1 development supports enhanced homeland defense, and Spiral 8.2-3 is required to meet European Phased Adaptive Approach III.

This is a hybrid cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-award-fee, fixed-price incentive, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $2,073,500,000 from $1,203,500,000. Locations of performance are Arlington, Virginia; Huntsville, Alabama; and Colorado Springs, Colorado, with an expected completion date of Dec. 31, 2021. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds will be obligated incrementally against the task orders. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the buying activity.