Lebolo-Watts Constructors, J.V., L.L.C., Boynton Beach, Florida, was awarded an approximate $18 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Wideband Satellite Communications Operations Center to replace the existing Defense Satellite Communications System Operations Center. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Company, Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, was awarded an approximate $8 million firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of the Digital Automatic Flight Control Systems to support the Special Operations MH-47G aircraft. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Contracting Center, Fort Eustis, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a more than $7 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, which is an extension to continue services for the Integrated Base Defense System of Systems support and sustainment effort. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama; Balad, Iraq; Fort Irwin, California; Fort Polk, Louisiana, and Dominguez Hills, California, with an estimated completion date of October 31, 2011. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Redstone, Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
QinetiQ North America, McLean, Virginia, recently announced that the U.S. Army has awarded the company a time and materials continuation task order valued at $22 million if all options are exercised, to support the Unit Level Logistics System - Aviation, Enhanced [ULLS-A(E)]. The Software Engineering Center, Fort Lee, Virginia, awarded the task order through GSA Region 4 off the Alliant Government-Wide Acquisition Contract. ULLS-A(E) is an automated aviation logbook and maintenance and logistics management system, which allows Army aviation units to perform and track maintenance and supply operations in accordance with The Army Maintenance Management Systems-Aviation.
Kearfott Corporation, Black Mountain, North Carolina, was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of about $6 million for circuit card assemblies. Using service is U.S. Army. The Defense Logistics Agency, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
The U.S. Army has linked military radios and chat systems with cell phones, instant messaging and other commercial products that can facilitate communications among the U.S. military and NATO allies. Using Lync 2010, a Microsoft collaboration product, the capability will enable warfighters in command posts or on patrol to know who is online and the best way to reach them-either by computer, radio, chat or phone.