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Raytheon Supports Next Generation Jammer

June 23, 2015

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $13,050,000 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-13-C-0128) to exercise an option for software and hardware enhanced security design requirements in support of the Next Generation Jammer program. Work will be performed in El Segundo, California (60 percent); Dallas, Texas (20 percent); and Ft. Wayne, Indiana (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2016. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,135,000 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

 

Lockheed Martin to Support Aegis Information Assurance for Japan and Spain

June 23, 2015

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a $61,812,491 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-13-C-5132 to exercise options for technical engineering, configuration management, associated equipment/supplies, quality assurance, information assurance, and other operation and maintenance efforts required for the Aegis development and test sites, including the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site, SPY-1A Test Facility, and the Naval Systems Computing Center. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (99 percent), and the governments of Japan (0.6 percent) and Spain (0.4 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Moorestown, New Jersey, and is expected to be completed by June 2016. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation; 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); and foreign military sales funding in the amount of $24,138,570 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

 

Rockwell to Support Mobile User Objective System

June 23, 2015

Rockwell Collins Inc. Government Systems, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded $6,808,144 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 0033 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-11-G-0018) for an updated hardware design for a low noise amplifier/triplexer and high power amplifier to support evolving ultra high frequency beyond line-of-sight capability, including Mobile User Objective System interoperability in the Airborne Radio Communication-210. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is expected to be completed in December 2016. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $6,808,144 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

 

U.S. Navy Modifies Railgun Charger Contract

June 23, 2015

L-3 Communications Applied Technologies Inc., San Leandro, California, is being awarded an $8,415,923 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-07-C-4223 to fabricate and assemble long procurement lead time materials associated with the pulse-power power supplies for the electromagnetic railgun capacitor charger. Work will be performed in Neptune, New Jersey (98 percent); and San Leandro, California (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2016. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount $8,362,000 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, D.C., is the contracting activity.

 

OBXtek Wins Network Centric Technology Contract

June 23, 2015

OBXtek Inc., Tysons Corner, Virginia, has been awarded a not to exceed $52,636,622 firm-fixed-price task order (FA9101-15-F-0001) on previously awarded General Services Administration contract GS-06F-0650Z for base-level communications and information technology support services. Contractor will provide network-centric information technology, networking and security, voice, video and data communications, information and applications management and other requirements. Work will be performed at Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee; Moffett Field, California; and White Oak, Maryland, and is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with five offers received. Fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation, and operations and maintenance funds in the amount not to exceed $10,856,578 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Test Center, Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee, is the contracting activity.

 

Mueller Assigned to Air Force Safety Center

June 23, 2015

Maj. Gen. Andrew M. Mueller, USAF, has been assigned as chief of safety, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C, and commander, Air Force Safety Center, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico.

Carter Assigned to Air Force Materiel Command

June 23, 2015

Maj. Gen. Theresa C. Carter, USAF, has been assigned as commander, Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Air Force Materiel Command, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas.

Enduring Traditions or Sacred Cows?

June 23, 2015
By Bill Nolte



The intelligence community needs to change with the times—nothing unusual about that. But, what does it hold onto and where does it let go? The process for determining these choices is as important as its consequences.

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