Acquisition and Contracting

Monica Eaton-Cardone has been appointed chief operating officer of Global Risk Technologies’ Chargebacks911 division, Tampa, Florida.

Roger Wiederkehr has been appointed CEO and president of Wyle, El Segundo, California.

Maj. Gen. Walter E. Piatt, USA, has been assigned as director of operations, readiness and mobilization, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-3/5/7, U.S. Army, Washington, D.C.

Maj. Gen. Theodore D. Martin, USA, has been assigned as commanding general, 2nd Infantry Division, Eighth U.S. Army, Republic of Korea.

Twenty-five teams from around the world will face off in the DARPA Robotics Challenge final competition.

Intuitive Surgical Inc., Sunnyvale, California, has been awarded a maximum $430 million fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for surgical robotic systems, instruments, accessories and upgrades. This contract was a competitive acquisition and 35 offers were received. This is a five-year base contract with no option periods. Location of performance is California with a Feb. 23, 2020, performance completion date.

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, a university affiliated research center in Laurel, Maryland, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum value of $405 million for theoretical analyses, exploratory studies, and/or experiments in various fields of science and technology; and engineering and/or developmental work for the practical application of investigative findings and theories of a scientific or technical nature through employment of their eight core competencies in support of U.S.

L-3 Communications Corp., doing business as Warrior Systems Div., Tempe, Arizona, is being awarded a $9,900,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for high-performance image intensifier tube assembly. The image intensifier tubes are in direct support of the Naval Surface Warfare Center Crane Division in-service engineering agent for the repair and life cycle support of the AN/PVS-15 series of night vision goggles and AN/PVS-18 series of night vision monocular for the U.S. Special Operations Command.

Sierra Nevada Corp., Rancho, California, is being awarded a $27,919,007 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-09-D-0003) to exercise option year four for the procurement and support of the transmitting set, countermeasures AN/PLT-5 to support explosive ordnance disposal personnel. The AN/PLT-5 is a man-portable system in support of the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare program.