Acquisition and Contracting

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News, Virginia, announced that William Ebbs has taken on the role of vice president, federal policy, and Andrew Hicks has been promoted to vice president, legislative affairs. Rob Hogan has been appointed vice president of manufacturing at the company's Newport News Shipbuilding division.

Brig. Gen. Tony D. Bauernfeind, USAF, has been assigned as deputy commander, Special Operations Joint Task Force-Afghanistan, U.S. Forces-Afghanistan, U.S. Central Command, Kabul, Afghanistan.

Brig. Gen. Stacey T. Hawkins, USAF, has been assigned as director, Logistics, Headquarters Air Mobility Command, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.

Brig. Gen. Patrick J. Doherty, USAF, has been assigned as commander, 82nd Training Wing, Air Education and Training Command, Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas.

Brig. Gen. Scott A. Kindsvater, USAF, has been assigned as assistant deputy commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command and assistant vice commander, Ninth Air Expeditionary Task Force, Air Combat Command, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, has been awarded a $105,291,836 modification (P00169) to the previously awarded contract FA8625-12-C-6598. Contractor will provide Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) equipment and support in the calendar year 2015 base hardware buy. Work will be performed at Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and is expected to be complete by April 29, 2017.

3E Technologies International Inc., Rockville, Maryland, is being awarded a $9,995,697 modification to previously awarded contract (N00174-10-D-0021) for work on Navy-wide Critical Infrastructure Control and Monitoring System (CICMS) interface to Navy Virtual Perimeter Monitoring System for a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase III project. This increase provides for the implementation of the CICMS at Navy facilities beyond the originally identified Naval District Washington's boundaries.

Cognetic Technologies Inc., Vista, California, is being awarded a $10,754,055 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee multiple award contract (N66001-15-D-0141) for software and systems engineering, development and support services to assist in the delivery and maintenance of business applications, systems, and enabling technologies. This three-year contract includes one two-year option period, which if exercised, would bring the potential value of this contract to $18,657,820.

ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, California, is being awarded a $12,300,000 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for the repair of the Multifunctional Information Distribution Systems used on various aircraft platforms. Work will be performed in Carlsbad, California, and is expected to be completed by April 2018. No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Navy working capital funds will be provided as individual delivery orders are issued. Funds will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year.

Catapult Health Technology Group, Bethesda, Maryland, was awarded a $25,853,497 firm-fixed-price contract for information technology services and support for the Army Research Laboratory and the Adelphi Laboratory Center. Work will be performed in Adelphi, Maryland; Aberdeen, Maryland; White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico; and Raleigh, North Carolina, with an estimated completion date of April 27, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received.