Special Operations Command

January 9, 2015
By George I. Seffers

SBIR program manager with U.S. Special Operations Command helps spread the word about small business innovation.

August 4, 2014

Exelis Inc., Clifton, New Jersey, is being awarded a $190 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide Suite of Integrated Radio Frequency Countermeasure components and related services for the Technology Applications program office and CV-22 program offices. This contract has a five-year base period and a three-year incentive award period. Individual task orders will be funded with operations and maintenance or procurement appropriations under the appropriate fiscal year. U.S.

June 30, 2014

Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada is being awarded a maximum $10,500,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a four-year ordering period in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. The results of this contract will allow ground-based forces to digitally provide overhead aircraft with Personal Location Information and designate targets digitally to on-board aircraft computer systems allowing pilots to see where friendly forces are located on the aircraft Common Operating Picture as well as the GPS location of the target. U.S.

October 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems was awarded a contract by the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) for non-developmental V-22 Internally Transportable Vehicles (ITV).

June 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

Trivec-Avant Corp., Huntington Beach, Calif., and Antenna Research Associates Inc., Beltsville, Md., were awarded a maximum $10 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for nine types of ultrahigh frequency satellite communications antennas to be used in various configurations by special operations forces. The U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity. 

April 3, 2013
George I. Seffers

NAVMAR Applied Sciences Corp., Warminster, Pa., is being awarded a $17,970,662 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for engineering, integration, system maintenance/repair services, and training for the continued development of advanced sensors and systems in support of naval aviation missions of the Special Operations Command. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity.

Rear Adm. Philip G. Howe, USN, will be assigned as commander, Special Operations Command, U.S. Pacific Command, Camp Smith, Hawaii.

January 11, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
iGov Technologies, Reston, Va., received an increase in the contract maximum from $530 million to $566 million for U.S. Special Operations Command’s (USSOCOM) tactical local area network (TACLAN). The contracting office is USSOCOM MacDill Air Force Base, Fla. 

January 11, 2013
George I. Seffers

En Pointe Gov Inc., Gardena, Calif., is being awarded a $66,010,907 firm-fixed-price delivery order to procure commercial Microsoft software licenses and software assurance in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. The U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity. 

December 10, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Exelis Inc., Roanoke, Va., is being awarded a $10,985,800 firm-fixed-price contract for high-performance image intensifier tube assembly, 18mm micro-channel wafer (MX-10160 Series) and data. This equipment is for use by U.S. Special Operations Command in night vision devices. The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity. 

August 3, 2012
By George Seffers

GATR Technologies Incorporated, Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a $37 million single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the GATR inflatable antenna, components, technical support, and training in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

July 11, 2012
By George Seffers

iGov Technologies, Reston, Virginia, is the current contractor for the U.S. Special Operations Command Tactical Local Area Network (TACLAN) contract providing TACLAN family of system acquisition, design, integration, production, and delivery in support of special operations forces mission requirements. The TACLAN contract maximum is increased from $470 million to $490 million. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

July 11, 2012
By George Seffers

DRS Soneticom Incorporated, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded a $10,784,185 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to develop an operational prototype, man-portable signals intelligence (SIGINT) receiver to support the Joint Threat Warning System Ground SIGINT kit program. The Tactical SIGINT Tool, as envisioned, will be a small form factor, easily mission configured, secure handheld/body-worn networked device that provides real-time SIGINT and precision geolocation while incorporating a dedicated communications capability for command and control functions and cooperative geolocation. U.S.

June 20, 2012
By George Seffers

L-3 Communications, New York, New York, recently announced that its L-3 GCS subsidiary has been awarded a contract by US Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) to develop and manufacture Very Small Aperture Terminal (VSAT) satellite systems. The program, "Special Operations Forces Deployable Node-Family of Terminals" (SDN-Lite FoT) will provide tactically deployed Special Operations Forces users with worldwide communications connectivity. Total contract value is up to $500 million, over the next five years.

April 5, 2012
By George Seffers

Thales Communications Incorporated, Clarksburg, Maryland, is being awarded a $390 million, single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Capital Equipment Replacement Program of the legacy multiband inter/intra team radios with the joint enhanced multiband inter/intra team radio variant in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. U.S. Special Operations Command is the contracting activity.

February 17, 2012
By George Seffers

L-3 Global Communications Solutions, Victor, New York, was awarded a $50 million contract modification, increasing the contract ceiling to a new not-to-exceed amount of $207 million. This is a contract for procurement and sustainment of Special Operations Forces deployable node-medium, very small aperture terminal and small aperture terminals satellite antennas. U.S. Special Operations Command Headquarters Procurement Division, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

January 6, 2012
By George Seffers

DRS Systems Incorporated, Parsippany, New Jersey, was awarded an estimated $40,218,000 five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with firm-fixed-price delivery orders for the purchase of Spot on Target in support of U.S. Special Operations Command Procurement Division. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contacting activity.

June 17, 2011
By George Seffers

Four companies-L-3 Stratis, Reston, Virginia; General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia; Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia; and Arma Global Corporation, Tampa, Florida-are each being awarded a $362 million contract for special operations forces information technology enterprise contracts specialty services in support of U.S.

February 10, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Rear Adm. Brian L. Losey, USN, has been assigned commander, Special Operations Command, U.S. Africa Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

February 7, 2011
By George Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a 5-year contract valued at more than $83 million to provide enterprise-wide network support services to manage U.S. Special Operations Command's (USSOCOM's) global enterprise information technology data, voice, and video communications networks providing coverage for USSOCOM Headquarters, all component commands, theater special operations commands and subordinate commands. USSOCOM is the contracting activity.

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