General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorported, Poway, California, is being awarded a more than $9 million firm-fixed-price contract for the production and test of two mobile ground control station (GCS) software integration labs (SIL) and a fixed GCS SIL. Aeronautical Systems Command, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
APPTIS Incorporated (formerly, SETA Corporation), McLean, Virginia, and Science Applications International Corporation, San Diego, California, were awarded two contract modifications to the Defense Information Systems Network (DISN) Global Solutions (DGS) contracts. The increase to the ceiling amounts were to ensure continuous, uninterrupted services provided under the DGS contracts as the government re-competes the associated efforts. As a result of these changes, the DGS contracts lifecycle period of performance end date will be changed to March 31, 2012, and the total combined ceiling will be changed from $4.2 billion to more than $4.8 billion, an increase of $635 million dollars. The DGS contracts are open for use to all federal agencies whenever the requirement to be placed is associated with the lifecycle management of the DISN. These efforts include, but are not limited to: program management; cost/schedule; management; financial management; systems engineering; hardware and software management; test and evaluation; manufacturing; engineering; logistics; and other services required for DISN support. Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.
AFCEA staff frequently participate in community and troop support activities, and in one such event recently AFCEA provided cards, postage, small gift and prepaid postcards--and a pizza lunch, during which AFCEA staff members hand wrote more than 100 "Get Well Soon" and "Thank You" cards to wounded warriors and the medical personnel who care for them. The prepaid postcard was self addressed to AFCEA so that the warfighters, nurses or doctors could write back if they wanted to.
General Dynamics Robotics Systems, Westminster, Maryland, has been awarded a more than $13 million contract to provide for Phase II of the Joint Improvised Explosive Devices Defeat Organization's program to develop a remotely-operated ground vehicle utilizing a roller to neutralize victim operated improvised explosive devices. The Army Research Office, Research Triangle Park, Durham, North Carolina, is the contracting activity.
BAE Systems, York, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a more than $47 million for the procurement of Operation Desert Storm situational awareness material to be used to convert vehicles in support of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
Harris Corporation, Rochester, New York, was recently awarded a more than $85 million contract for the foreign military sales of radio base stations, vehicle mounts and man packs. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated, Poway, California, is being awarded a $50 million contract modification for six MQ-9 Reaper production aircraft and two MQ-9 Reaper aircraft that will be utilized as ground maintenance devices. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
Alliant Techsystems Incorporated, Integrated Systems Division, Clearwater, Florida, is being awarded a $32 million contract modification to exercise an option for up to 1,700 AN/AAR-47 missile warning system weapons replaceable assemblies. These assemblies include 600 A(V)2 and B(V)2 integrated optical sensor convertors; 200 A(V)2 and B(V)2 computer processors; and 100 A(V)2/B(V)2 control indicators. These systems are for installation on Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, other services, and various foreign military helicopters, rotorcraft, and low/slow fixed wing aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Manufacturing Techniques Incorporated, Kilmarnock, Virginia, was awarded a $20 million contract to provide 111 Cerberus lite portable surveillance and reconnaissance sensor systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Critical Solutions International Incorporated, Carrollton, Texas, was recently awarded a $214 million contract for the procurement of 118 vehicle mounted mine-detection MKK II Type II systems. Work will be performed in Gauteng, South Africa, with an estimated completion date in October, 2012. The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.