Acquisition and Contracting

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.

Haystax Technology, McLean, Virginia, has named Gen. Peter Pace, USMC (Ret.), chairman of its board of directors.

Mercury Systems, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, has hired Michael Ruppert as senior vice president, strategy and corporate development.

Maj. Gen. Charles Q. Brown Jr., USAF, has been appointed to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned as commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Air Combat Command, Al Udeid, Qatar. 

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $22,908,256 modification (P00022) to the Military GPS User Equipment (MGUE) contract (FA8807-12-C-0012) 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 El Segundo, California, with an expected completion date of September 30, 2016.

L-3 Communications, Communication Systems West, Salt Lake City, Utah, is being awarded a $22,709,796 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-2024) to exercise an option for the manufacture, test, delivery and support of the Common Data Link Hawklink system in support of the MH-60R aircraft. This option includes 29 AN/ARQ-59 radio terminal sets (RTS), 11 retrofit AN/ARQ-59 RTS and 12 weapon replaceable assembly kits.