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Rockwell to Upgrade E-6B Trainer

June 6, 2014

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded an $11,916,219 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0004) for the upgrade of the E-6B Mercury Weapon System Trainer. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Pizza! Pizza! MRE Pizza?

June 5, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

The U.S. Army has baked up a scheme to add pizza to its Meal, Ready-to-Eat (MRE) menu. And in keeping with military tradition of making just about any project, program or technology part of an alphabet soup, has assigned it the acronym SSP—shelf stable pizza.

U.S. Naval Technology to Aid In Ocean Forecasts for Public

June 5, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

The National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) has teamed with the U.S. Navy to use naval technology to better forecast ocean currents and possible dangers that now can be employed for commercial and public use, according to a press release.

Northrop Awarded Nearly $10 Billion to Modernize B-2 Bomber

June 4, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Palmdale, California, has been awarded a ceiling $9,900,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for B-2 modernization and sustainment. The Flexible Acquisition Sustainment Team (FAST) II contract requirements include B-2 enhancements, sustainment logistics elements including sustaining engineering, software maintenance and support equipment. Also included is programmed depot maintenance of the fleet and other interim contractor support. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, B-2 Division Contracting, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio is the contracting activity (FA8616-14-D-6060).

L-3 Awarded GPS Software Contract

June 4, 2014

L-3 Communications, IEC, Anaheim, California, has been awarded an $8,281,679 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification (P00017) on FA8807-12-C-0011 for software coding and security certification on the military global positioning system user equipment contract. The contract modification is to mature the software coding of the GPS receiver cards being developed and perform security certification to enable faster fielding of military-code capable GPS receivers to the warfighter. The Space and Missile Systems Center Contracting Directorate, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.

Ibis to Develop Biosensor System

June 4, 2014

Ibis Biosciences Inc., Carlsbad, California, has been awarded a $7,217,926 cost-plus fixed-fee contract. The contract is to develop the PUMA Biosensor system, which is a new point-of-care hand-held device suitable for use in the field with molecular diagnostics for screening viruses, respiratory pathogens and bio threats. The contracting activity is DARPA, Arlington, Virginia (HR0011-14-C-0083).

SeKON to Support Information Management Office

June 4, 2014

SeKON Enterprises Inc., Herndon, Virginia is being awarded a potential $9,499,405 firm-fixed-price contract (HT0011-14-F-0009) to provide support to the Defense Health Agency’s Information Management office. The total potential contract value including the eight-month base period, four one-year option periods, and the transition-in and -out periods is $64,746,604. The contractor will provide analysis to support DHA IM office decisions on business need, mission priorities, alternatives solutions, business process change, policies, and funding. This contract will also support the development and management of business processes, health data management strategies and collaboration in the development and implementation of national health IT standards. This contract was competitively procured under the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center's CIO-SP3 Small Business government-wide acquisition contract. Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, Virginia is the contracting activity (HT0011-14-R-0004).

Rockwell Collins Awarded Radio Contract Modification

June 4, 2014

Rockwell Collins, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $15,947,962 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-priced contract (N00019-09-C-0069) to exercise an option for the procurement of AN/ARC-210(V) electronic radios and ancillary equipment for a variety of aircraft. This option provides for the procurement of 182 RT-1990(C)/ARCs and conversion of four RT-1939(C)s to RT-1990(C)s. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland is the contracting activity.

APPTRICITY to Provide Supply Chain Software

June 4, 2014

APPTRICITY Corp., Irving, Texas, was awarded a $10,543,119 firm-fixed-price contract for the annual license maintenance for the Transportation Coordinators Automated Information for Movements System II commercial supply chain solutions software, Theater Operations Software. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois is the contracting activity (W52P1J-14-D-0069).

ScImage Awarded Digital Imaging Contract

June 4, 2014

ScImage Inc., Los Altos, California, has been awarded a maximum $45 million fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for digital imaging network-picture archive and communication system, components, system options and accessories, upgrades, training, maintenance services, and turnkey installation. This is a two-year base contract with one one-year option period. Using military services are the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE2D1-14-D-8302).

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