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U.S. Navy Procures Mapping Services

July 3, 2013
George I. Seffers

Critigen-Clark Nexsen Joint Venture, Greenwood Village, Colo., is being awarded a maximum amount $35 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for geographic information systems, professional surveying and mapping services for work predominantly in the western continental United States, but also worldwide. The work to be performed also includes data collection, development and integration as follows: geospatial data development and enterprise-level deployment; acquisition, development, maintenance and analysis of geospatial data and metadata; survey and mapping (photogrammetry) to include aerial imagery and light intensity distance and ranging vector feature extraction; ground-based survey and mapping by use of conventional methods, global positioning systems or remote sensing; cartographic output, thematic mapping, data visualization, data migration, and data conversion; and document research, scanning, geo-referencing and other digitization related to the development of geospatial data. All work on this contract will be performed in Southwest; Southeast; Midwest; other activities within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command area of responsibility, worldwide, and is expected to be completed by June 2016. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity. 

Northrop Grumman Supports E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

July 3, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $9,293,000 modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract to exercise an option to procure long lead materials and related support for the full-rate production of five E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Lot 2 aircraft. In addition, the modification definitizes the advanced acquisition contract to a fixed-price contract. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting.

DISA Awards App Store Contract

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

DISA’s Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization awarded a firm fixed price contract for the Mobile Device Management (MDM) system and Mobile Application Store (MAS) to Digital Management Inc. (DMI) of Bethesda, Md., Thursday for an initial award amount of $2.9 million, with four six-month option periods for a total lifecycle amount of nearly $16 million. The base period of performance for this contract is July 9, 2013 to July 8, 2014. The establishment of the MDM and MAS is a keystone for the Department of Defense Mobility Implementation Plan as it sets the stage for the digital ecosystem that will operate and assure the mobile devices that connect with Defense Department networks. 

Two Firms Win $166 Million for Information Distribution System

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Data Link Solutions LLC,Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, Calif., each will be awarded a $166,300,000 modification to a previously awarded multiple award contract to exercise options for systems engineering and integration of the multifunctional information distribution system (MIDS) low volume terminal (LVT) and the MIDS joint tactical radio systems (JTRS) terminal. The MIDS-LVT provides secure, high-capacity, jam-resistant, digital data and voice communications capability for U.S. Navy, Air Force and Army platforms. MIDS-JTRS is a pre-planned product improvement replacement transforming the MIDS-LVT into a four-channel, software communications architecture compliant JTRS terminal while maintaining current Link 16 and tactical air navigation capability. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity.

InfoReliance to Provide Consulting Services to Threat Reduction Agency

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
InfoReliance Corp., Fairfax, Va., has been awarded a time and material and firm-fixed-price contract with an estimated maximum amount of $9,179,734 for Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) in support of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Directorate of Information Operations (J6). The contracting activity is DTRA, Fort Belvoir, Va.

Lockheed Martin Supports Space Based Infrared System

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., has been awarded a $75,230,383 modification to the existing fiscal 2013-2016 Contractor Logistics Support, Legacy Sustainment, and Combined Task Force Support contract for the Space Based Infrared System Survivable Endurable Evolution (S2E2), Increment 1. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $181,098,565. This contract modification is for permanent sustainment modifications to the current Mobile Ground System (MGS) to enable processing of Defense Support Program and SBIRS geosynchronous orbit satellites mission data and to perform limited contingency SBIRS GEO satellite commanding. This project also replaces the existing Intermediate Maintenance Facility with the Maintenance and Operations Support Suite used for pre-deployment preparation on the S2E2 MGS Force Packages, and to provide maintainer and limited operator training. The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center Infrared Space Systems Directorate Contracting Division is the contracting activity.  

LinQuest to Provide System Engineering and Integration Support

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
LinQuest Corp., Los Angeles, Calif., has been awarded a $121,182,989 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for System Engineering and Integration Support Services (SE&I). The contractor will provide and maintain enterprise SE&I services for the current MILSATCOM Systems Directorate, execute and evolve standardized enterprise processes, control and manage the technical baseline and interface(s), perform system integration across the enterprise and within identified programs, develop and implement key systems engineering processes, developing tools and techniques to predict issues and enable timely action, and develop and maintain performance metrics. The Space and Missile Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Modifies Harris Satellite Communications Contract

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Harris Corp., Palm Bay, Fla. is being awarded a $9,370,956 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed price contract for AN/WSC-6 E(V)9 satellite communication (SATCOM) systems. The AN/WSC-6 E(V)9 system is used by surface ships to provide a military SATCOM capability in the super high frequency range. This contract includes options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the contract to an estimated $40,515,414. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Upgrade Targeting Laser

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Electronic Systems Sector, Land and Self Protection Systems Division, Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded an $11,567,751 fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce, test, integrate, qualify and deliver an upgraded laser configuration for the Electro-Optical Third Generation Console for the F/A-18 E/F Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) and the SH-60 FLIR. This effort will provide two production representative units, 102 upgraded units, and associated technical data, as well as technical and logistics support for the upgrade. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity.

Engility Supports Combat UAS Landing Systems

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Engility Corp., Mount Laurel, N.J., is being awarded a $12,490,000 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to exercise an option for engineering services in support of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems and the Navy Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems programs. Services to be provided include requirements definition and analysis; prototyping; test and evaluation; technical assistance; system analysis; engineering; software development, integration and maintenance; test data acquisition; reduction and analysis; technical logistic support; configuration management; training support; and program and project management. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.

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