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Leidos to Analyze Sensor Performance

October 1, 2014

Leidos Incorporated, Reston, Virginia, has been awarded an $18,999,757 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for sensor analysis, integration and test (SAIT). Contractor will provide the operational and technical analysis to Air Force Research Laboratories to aide in determining which sensor technology concepts offer the optimal performance in realistic Air Force missions. The SAIT program will assess and understand requirements, perform operational analysis, perform technical analysis, assess advanced technologies, collaborate on-ground and flight demonstrations/tests and explore sensor system integration. Analyses will be examined in context with ongoing Air Force Research Laboratories programs and may also include other Air Force programs as they relate to sensor systems, space sensor programs, multi-intelligence related programs, ISR and Homeland Defense. Work will be performed at Beavercreek, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by September 30, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition, with five offers received. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation; operations and maintenance; and other research and development and operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $70,000 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-14-C-1716).

Georgia Tech to Support Electronic Warfare

October 1, 2014

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation, Atlanta, has been awarded a $25,000,000 delivery order (0277) to previously awarded contract HC1047-05-D-4000 for Communications Electronics Command, Software Engineering Center, Army Reprogramming Analysis Team multispectral sensor research and development. Contractor will establish a framework to conduct threat analysis, mission software development, modeling and simulations, validating and support of electronic warfare systems across multiple sensor spectrums. Work will be performed in Atlanta, and is expected to be completed by December 6, 2015. Fiscal 2014 Army operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $494,071 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Upgrade Global Hawk Communication Security

October 1, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, has been awarded a $33,872,569 modification (P00045) to previously awarded contract FA8620-10-C-4000 for International Maritime Satellite/Communication Security upgrade retrofit to the entire U.S. Air Force Global Hawk air vehicle fleet, ground systems and spares. Work will be performed at Palmdale, California, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2016. Fiscal 2012 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $33,872,569 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

General Atomics to Provide MQ-9 Ground Terminals

October 1, 2014

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $38,907,316 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price order (00057) under basic ordering agreement contract FA8620-10-G-3038 for 62 ground data terminals, 50 MQ-9 C-Bands diplexer kits, spares and support equipment. Work will be performed at Poway, California, and is expected to be completed by May 30, 2017. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2012 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $22,240,405; fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $12,195,942, and fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $1,450,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin to Integrate Missile Launcher Software

October 1, 2014

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Owego, New York, is being awarded $6,861,233 for delivery order 4007 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-14-G-0019) for non-recurring engineering efforts for the integration of the Digital Rocket Launcher capabilities updates into the MH-60R and MH-60S avionics software. Work will be performed in Owego, New York (95 percent), and Patuxent River, Maryland (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2016. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,600,000 will be 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.

SAIC to Support Mine Warfare Mission

October 1, 2014

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $12,244,245 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for Mine Warfare and Environmental Decision Aids Library (MEDAL) in support of the Mine Warfare Program Office, under Program Executive Office, Littoral Combat Ships. The MEDAL system provides mine warfare situational awareness, mission planning/evaluation, and asset management software to support existing and emerging mine warfare missions, users, and systems. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $49,209,613. Work will be performed in McLean, Virginia (80 percent); San Diego, California (14 percent); Bay St. Louis, Mississippi (5 percent); Edmond, Oklahoma (0.5 percent); and Norfolk, Virginia (0.5 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2015. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation; and fiscal 2012 and 2014 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $3,583,224 will be obligated at the time of award. Fiscal 2012 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $257,893 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with FAR 6.302-1(a)(2) only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-14-C-6301).

Boeing to Provide Trident II Navigation Subsystem to United States and United Kingdom

October 1, 2014

The Boeing Co., Huntington Beach, California, is awarded a maximum value $13,997,592 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide the Trident II (D5) Navigation Subsystem with component production and technical support services of the Electro-statically Supported Gyro Navigator, test equipment and software modernization, and repair of ESGN, for the United States and United Kingdom. Work will be performed in: Huntington Beach, California (57 percent); Carson, California (26 percent); and Heath, Ohio (17 percent), with an expected completion date of June 30, 2017. Fiscal 2013 other procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $637,000; fiscal 2014 other procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $7,175,653; United Kingdom funds in the amount of $1,570,779; and fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $4,614,160, are being obligated at the time of contract award. Contract funds in the amount of $4,614,160 will expire at the end of the fiscal 2014. This contract was sole-source acquisition in accordance with Justification and Approval, 15,676 dated April 7, 2014. The Navy's Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00030-14-C-0025).

Northrop Grumman Supports Airborne Countermine Technology

October 1, 2014

Northrop Grumman, Annapolis, Maryland, is being awarded an $18,970,332 delivery order under a previously awarded contract (N61331-10-D-0009) for the procurement of field upgradeable kits and fleet support for conversion of the AN/AQS-24A systems to the AN/AQS-24B configuration in support of the Airborne Mine Countermeasure Systems Program. Work will be performed in Annapolis, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by March 2016. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $18,970,332 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama City, Florida, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Procures Unmanned Minesweeper

October 1, 2014

AAI Corp., Hunt Valley, Maryland, is being awarded a $33,893,014 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the purchase of the Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS). The UISS is one of the systems that will allow the Littoral Combat Ship to perform its mine warfare sweep mission. It will target acoustic, magnetic and magnetic/acoustic combination mine types only. The UISS program will satisfy the U.S. Navy's need for a rapid, wide-area coverage mine clearance capability, required to neutralize magnetic/acoustic influence mines. The UISS seeks to provide a high area coverage rate in a small, lightweight package with minimal impact on the host platform. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $118,129,603. Work will be performed in Hunt Valley, Maryland (72 percent); Slidell, Louisiana (24 percent); Hauppauge, New York (2 percent); Columbia, Maryland (1 percent); and Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2017. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $4,750,000 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with five offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-14-C-6322).

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