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Thales Supports Sentinel Radars

December 22, 2014

Thales Raytheon Systems Company, Fullerton, California, was awarded a $19,943,236 modification (P00038) to cost-plus-fixed-fee contract W31P4Q-13-C-0091 for life cycle contractor support for Sentinel radars, including depot maintenance, contingency operations and scheduled and unscheduled overhauls. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $13,220,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is December 31, 2015. Work will be performed in Fullerton, California. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal (Missile), Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Supports Hunter Unmanned Aircraft System

December 22, 2014

Northrop Grumman Technical Services Incorporated, Sierra Vista, Arizona, was awarded a $24,345,692 modification (P00028) to cost-plus-fixed-fee contract W58RGZ-13-C-0010 for Hunter unmanned aircraft system contractor logistics support. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $10,000,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is December 17, 2015. Work will be performed in Sierra Vista, Arizona (25 percent), and in Afghanistan (75 percent). The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal (Aviation), Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

Raytheon Receives Global Broadcast Service Contract

December 22, 2014

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, Sterling, Virginia, is being awarded a $6,678,321 firm-fixed-price contract for the production, integration, test and delivery of the global broadcast service (GBS) below deck terminals. The GBS is a key component of the Joint Military Satellite Communications program, which provides high-speed information flow of high volume data to users both afloat, ashore and for Special Forces. The GBS provides the capability to receive, process and quickly disseminate live video and large files to support operating forces, training exercises, weapons targeting, intelligence and reconnaissance. This contract includes options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $42,572,992. Work will be performed in Sterling, Virginia (56 percent); Norfolk, Virginia, (26 percent); and Dulles, Virginia (18 percent), and is expected to be completed by October 2015. If all options are exercised, work could continue until October 2019. Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Navy) and fiscal 2012, 2013 and 2014 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $6,678,321 will be placed on contract and obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Commerce Business Daily’s Federal Business Opportunities website, and the SPAWAR e-Commerce Central website, with one offer received. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, is the contracting activity (N00039-15-C-0002).

U.S. Navy Awards Training Technology Contract

December 22, 2014

Organizational Strategies Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,531,203 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for work associated with a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research effort under Topic N98-057, entitled “Advanced Training Technology Delivery System.” Work will be performed in Jacksonville, North Carolina (92 percent), and Lexington Park, Maryland (8 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2017. Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,463,715 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-5. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity (N68335-15-C-0077).

BSC Partners to Provide Helicopter Crew Trainer System

December 22, 2014

BSC Partners LLC, San Diego, is being awarded a $13,679,958 modification to exercise an option on a previously awarded firm-fixed-price Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III contract (N61340-14-C-0002) under Topic #03-190, helicopter operations aircrew/crew chief trainer. The objective of this SBIR effort is to design, fabricate, install and test MH-60 Naval aircrew training system (S/N 2) and MH-60S aircrew virtual environment trainer (S/N 3) device. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (90 percent), and Binghamton, New York (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2018. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $13,679,958 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.
 

 

Motorola’s Mobile Radio Contract Modified

December 22, 2014

Motorola Solutions Incorporated, U.S. Federal Government Markets Division, Columbia, Maryland, is being awarded a $15,634,774 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N39430-13-C-1220) to exercise option period two for global sustainment of enterprise land and mobile radio systems at 53 military installations worldwide. The work to be performed provides for preventive and corrective maintenance to sustain the enterprise land and mobile radio system and associated equipment and information assurance vulnerability alert compliance/patch management. This includes fixed, mobile and portable units, dispatching equipment and all associated equipment currently deployed as part of Naval Facilities Engineering Command's enterprise land and mobile radio systems worldwide. Responsibility of troubleshooting, removal and replacing of the equipment for these units also is included as part of this requirement. The total contract amount after exercise of this option will be $48,922,952. Work will be performed at 53 military installations worldwide, and work is expected to be completed December 2015. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $15,634,774 are being obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, California, is the contracting activity.
 

Raytheon to Provide Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Radar System

December 22, 2014

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $25,405,003 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of PMA-290 maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft (MPRA) AN/APS-148 SeaVue radar system components. The MPRA is the primary maritime surveillance aircraft operated by the U.S. Navy. Functions and duties include anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare; command, control, communications, computer and intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance; search and rescue; drug interdiction; and exclusive economic zone protection. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and is expected to be completed by May 2016. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $25,405,003 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured, in accordance with the statutory authority of 10 USC 2304(c) (1) as implemented by FAR 6.302-1; only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-10-G-WT78).
 

Raytheon Receives LPD-17 Electronic Systems Contract

December 22, 2014

Raytheon Company Integrated Defense Systems, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $26,050,551 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for life cycle engineering and support services for LPD-17 class integrated shipboard electronic systems. This contract includes options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $132,122,998. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (90 percent); Norfolk, Virginia (4 percent); Pascagoula, Mississippi (2 percent); Mayport, Florida (2 Percent); and Japan (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2019. Fiscal 2008 and 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); fiscal 2013 and 2015 other procurement (Navy); and fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $1,023,000 will be obligated at time of award. Funds in the amount of $224,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance FAR 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii). The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-15-C-2414).
 

 

Insitu to Provide Three Blackjack Unmanned Aircraft Systems

December 22, 2014

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is being awarded a $41,076,746 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of three low rate initial production RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft systems. This award provides for the procurement of the air vehicles, ground control stations, launch and recovery equipment, initial spares, and system engineering and program management. Work will be performed in Bingen, Washington, and is expected to be completed in January 2016. Fiscal 2014 procurement funds (Marine Corps) in the amount of $38,309,942 and fiscal 2015 research and development funds (Marine Corps) in the amount of $2,766,804 will be obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR.6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0033).
 

 

U.S. Navy Purchases Cobra Target Sight Systems

December 22, 2014

Lockheed Martin Corp. Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded $43,400,000 firm-fixed-price contract for procurement of 14 AN/AAQ-30 target sight systems (TSS) and data to be integrated into U.S. Marine Corps Cobra attack helicopters. This integration is part of the U.S. Marine Corps H-1 upgrades program for the remanufacture of legacy aircraft with state of the art designs incorporated into the existing AH-1W fleet, converting them to AH-1Z. The AN/AAQ-30 TSS provides target identification and tracking, passive targeting for integrated weapons, including Hellfire missiles, and a laser designation capability supporting friendly laser-guided weapons.

Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (80 percent), and Ocala, Florida (20 percent), and is expected to be completed by November 2017. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $43,400,000 will be obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured and was issued on a sole source basis in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1), as implemented by FAR 6.302-1- only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-15-C-JQ29).
 

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