Acquisition and Contracting

With 2014 in the rearview mirror, federal agencies now are looking ahead to what the next year will bring. For information technology professionals working in the Defense Department and intelligence community, 2015 will be the year of the cloud, application stacks, security challenges and centralization.

BAE Systems Information Solutions Inc., San Diego (N68936-15-D-0007), and Information Systems Laboratories Inc., San Diego (N68936-15-D-0008), are each being awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity multiple award contracts for the development and fielding of Intelligence Exploitation and Targeting Systems prototypes related

General Atomics, San Diego, is being awarded a $36,468,962 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-4222) for research and development activities associated with integrated power system power load modules to be used for electromagnetic railgun pulse power containers and for the fabricating and testing of prototypes. Work will be performed in Tupelo, Mississippi (70 percent), and San Diego (30 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2016.

Oracle America Inc., Redwood City, California, is being awarded a $19,050,000 ceiling increase modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, sole source award commercial contract (N65236-13-D-2157) to provide post deployment systems support for Increment 1 of Global Combat Support System-Marine Corps. This contract is currently in its first option period. If the second (final) option period is exercised, it would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $68,500,000.

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a $21,744,444 modification (P00019) to the Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE) contract (FA8807-12-C-0013) to accelerate the MGUE program through the addition of pre-prototype receiver card deliveries and test support activities to enable faster fielding of M-Code capable GPS receivers to the warfighter. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with an expected completion date of Sept. 30, 2016.

Dynetics, Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a ceiling $172,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five year ordering period. The contract provides scientific and technical support to the Defense Intelligence Agency's Missile and Space Intelligence Center. Work will be performed at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, with an expected completion date of Jan. 25, 2020. The acquisition was solicited on the basis of full and open competition. Funding will be obligated on individual task orders.

PTC Inc., Needham, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $7,900,000 firm-fixed-price contract for data environment/hosting and engineering services, in support of the Integrated Decision Environment Service Center (IDESC)/Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management Integrated Decision Environment (ePLM IDE).

Avineon Inc., McLean, Va., a global provider of information technology, geospatial and engineering support services, announced it has been awarded an Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading-Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) contract by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The contract, designed to obtain information technology support services, was awarded under the unrestricted track for functional category one service delivery.

Northrop Grumman Corporation Electronic Systems will provide software necessary to upgrade the current P-8A directional infrared countermeasures subsystem with infrared missile warning sensors.

Lt. Gen. Vincent Stewart, USMC, has taken command as the 20th director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, making him the first U.S. Marine to take the helm of the military’s spy agency.