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U.S. Navy Awards Mine Neutralization Contract

March 13, 2015

Atlas North America LLC, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is being awarded a $14,085,779 firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity requirements contract for depot level repair, maintenance, modifications, engineering services and spare parts for the AN/SLQ-60 Surface Mine Neutralization System (SMNS) to support the Navy for the currently deployed mine countermeasures legacy systems. The SMNS provides neutralization of shallow and deep-water mines located by the AN/AQS-24A Mine Detecting Set, and/or other mine countermeasures assets. The system is used by Navy ships and helicopters. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $76,469,768.

Work will be performed in Panama City Beach, Florida (60 percent);  Bahrain (25 percent); Virginia Beach, Virginia (10 percent); S. Korea (2.5 percent); Japan (2.5 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2016. No funding is being obligated at time of award. No funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1), as implemented by FAR 6.302-1 (a) (2)—only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama City, Florida, is the contracting activity (N61331-15-D-0012).

 

Small Businesses to Provide Enterprise Technical Services

March 13, 2015

Connected Logistics (LOGC2), Huntsville, Alabama (W52P1J-15-D-0013); Strategy and Management Services, Springfield, Virginia  (W52P1J-15-D-0014); Octo Consulting Group Inc., McLean, Virginia  (W52P1J-15-D-0015); and Mission 1st Group Inc., Princeton, New Jersey (W52P1J-15-D-0016), were awarded a $249,000,000 order dependent contract with options to procure enterprise information technical services in support of program manager installation information infrastructure communications and capabilities. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of March 11, 2018. Bids were solicited via the Internet with nine received. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

 

Triton ETD to Support Airborne Threat Simulation Organization

March 13, 2015

Triton ETD LLC, Breinigsville, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $6,616,860 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of up to 500 teardowns, evaluations and repairs for produced I/J Band microwave power modules in support of the Airborne Threat Simulation Organization in support of the U.S. National Guard. Work will be performed in Breinigsville, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be completed in March 2020. Fiscal 2013 National Guard and Reserve equipment funds in the amount of $3,292 are being obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity (N68936-15-D-0012).

 

Long Wave to Support Communications for Six Nations

March 13, 2015

Long Wave Inc., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, is being awarded an $8,583,356 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for very low frequency (VLF)/low frequency (LF) transmitter and antenna support engineering services. This five-year contract includes no option periods. Work will be performed at government VLF/LF facilities worldwide to include the United States, Puerto Rico, Australia, Italy, Japan, and Iceland (70 percent), and the contractor's facility in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (30 percent). Work is expected to be completed March 11, 2020.

No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Funding will be obligated via task orders beginning in fiscal 2015. The types of funding to be obligated include operations and maintenance (Navy), research, development, test and evaluation, and other procurement (Navy). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via a 100 percent Small Business set-aside solicitation via publication on the Federal Business Opportunities website and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command e-Commerce Central website, with one proposal received. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N66001-15-D-0068).

 

U.S. Navy Awards Submarine Atmospheric Monitoring Contract

March 13, 2015

Hamilton Sundstrand Co., Pomona, California, is being awarded a $12,304,295 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract incorporating cost-plus-fixed-fee line items for engineering and technical services to maintain, troubleshoot, repair and modernize the Central Atmosphere Monitoring System (CAMS) Mk I, Mk II and IIA units to ensure their safe operation in support of U.S. Navy submarines. A CAMS unit monitors the amount of gases in the submarine atmosphere, and is considered mission-essential equipment and vital to the deployment of U.S. Navy submarines. Services will also include specialized classroom training for shipboard personnel on the operation of the CAMS. 

Work will be performed in New London, Connecticut (20 percent); San Diego, California (20 percent); Norfolk, Virginia (15 percent); Bremerton, Washington (10 percent); Kings Bay, Georgia (10 percent); Portsmouth, New Hampshire (10 percent); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5 percent); Pearl Harbor, Hawaii (5 percent); and Guam (5 percent), and is expected to complete by March 2020. Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $58,692 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with FAR 6.302-1—only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Ship System Engineering Station, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (N65540-15-D-0012).

 

Kollsman Wins Laser Range Finder Contract

March 13, 2015

Kollsman Inc., Merrimack, New Hampshire, is being awarded a $73,400,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Common Laser Range Finder-Integrated Capability. This contract provides for the low-rate initial production and full-rate production for a maximum of up to 1,500 systems, contractor logistics support, training, technical data, and spare parts. Work will be performed in Merrimack, New Hampshire, and work is expected to be completed March 2020. Fiscal 2015 procurement funds (Marine Corps) in the amount of $7,566,927 will be obligated at time of award under delivery order 0001 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 Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity (M67854-15-D-6001).

 

The Bottom Line: And the Beep Goes On

March 13, 2015
By Maryann Lawlor
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Nearly a dozen years ago, consumers were afforded some protection against receiving unwanted phone calls—the National Do Not Call Registry. But it's up to consumers to make sure it works. 

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