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Two Firms to Support Submarine Sonar

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
SEACON Phoenix LLC, Ashaway, R.I., and AMETEK SCP Inc., Westerly, R.I., are each being awarded a $13,140,237 five-year, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Each company will manufacture 750 stuffing tubes used on sonar systems on submarines. The Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity. 

Northrop to Support Submarine Radar and Navigation

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Maritime Systems, Charlottesville, Va., is being awarded $24,859,823 for firm-fixed-price delivery order #0034 under a previously awarded fixed-price-award-fee requirements contract for 63 repair parts in support of the weapons system navigation (WSN-7) ring laser gyro navigator, 58 repair parts in support of the AN/BPS-15/16 underwater mobile submarine radar detecting and/or range and bearing search sets used on ships and subs, and 29 repair parts in support of guided missile destroyers steering and scalable integrated bridge systems. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity. 

Two Firms Develop JTRS Technology

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Data Link Solutions LLC, Wayne, N.J., is being awarded $33,368,569 for cost-plus-incentive-fee delivery order #0037 under a previously awarded multiple award contract to develop, design and implement four nets of concurrent multi-netting with concurrent contention receive (CMN-4) on the Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS) terminal configuration. ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, Calif., is being awarded $19,487,844. MIDS JTRS is a pre-planned product improvement replacement transforming the MIDS low volume terminal into a four-channel, software communications architecture compliant joint tactical radio system terminal while maintaining current Link-16 and tactical air navigation capability. CMN-4 will significantly increase operational Link-16 networks capacities, improve network performance and provide more capable and flexible Link-16 network designs for the warfighter. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity. 

Two Firms Develop Multifunctional Information Distribution System Technology

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Data Link Solutions LLC, Wayne, N.J., is being awarded $33,368,569 for cost-plus-incentive-fee delivery order #0037 under a previously awarded multiple award contract to develop, design and implement four nets of concurrent multi-netting with concurrent contention receive (CMN-4) on the Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS) terminal configuration. ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, Calif., is being awarded $19,487,844. MIDS JTRS is a pre-planned product improvement replacement transforming the MIDS low volume terminal into a four-channel, software communications architecture compliant joint tactical radio system terminal while maintaining current Link-16 and tactical air navigation capability. CMN-4 will significantly increase operational Link-16 networks capacities, improve network performance and provide more capable and flexible Link-16 network designs for the warfighter. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity. 

CSC to Support U.S. Navy Education and Training

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Computer Sciences Corp., Falls Church, Va., is being awarded $41,096,308 for modification to previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to exercise an option for information technology support services for Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center. The Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center, Norfolk, Philadelphia Office, is the contracting activity. 

Verizon to Provide Network Services to Fort Bragg

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Verizon Business Network Services, Ashburn, Va., was awarded an $11,935,014 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, level-of-effort, option-filled contract for the procurement of managed network services. The cumulative total face value of this contract is $48,040,727. The Army Contracting Command, Fort Bragg, N.C., is the contracting activity. 

Lockheed Martin to Support Cheyenne Mountain Operations

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Services, Colorado Springs, Colo., is being awarded a $11,996,522 modification to a cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to support critical mission operations for North America Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Cheyenne Mountain Complex/integrated tactical warning/attack assessment and Mobile Consolidated Command Center missions in support of air, missile and space defense for the national command authority. Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) mission systems (JMS) is the development effort Space and Missiles System Center is using to incrementally transition away from the legacy space situational awareness mission, and is intended to be the next step towards migration of the space surveillance catalog maintenance capability from the Space Defense Operations Center and CAVENet systems to a high-performance, sustainable, and network-centric computing platform by migrating the astrodynamics support workstation  and special perturbations tasker applications to JMS. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is the contracting activity.  
 

SRI to Develop Digital Video Library Prototype Systems

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
SRI International, Menlo Park, Calif., has been awarded a $230 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for hardware, software, prototype systems, spiral software enhancements and installation training support for the Digital Video Laboratory III. The basic contract is a five-year contract. Air Force Test Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity. 

Logos to Support Kestrel Surveillance in Afghanistan

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Logos Technologies Inc., Arlington, Va., is being awarded a $9,286,625 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for 19 donut hole kits to support the U.S. Army persistent ground surveillance systems Kestrel systems deployed outside of the continental United States. This modification is in support of a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research Project under Topic 072-019 entitled “Wide Area Video Image Storage Techniques.”  Work will be performed in Afghanistan and Fairfax, Va., and is expected to be completed in July 2014. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity. 

U.S. Navy Procures Additional Tiger Shark Unmanned Aerial Systems

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Navmar Applied Sciences, Warminster, Pa., is being awarded a $11,207,449 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for the procurement of hardware in support of the persistent surveillance unmanned aerial system (PSUAS) for the U.S. Army. This effort includes the procurement of 15 additional Tiger Shark PSUAS air vehicles and 15 i200 turrets, which will be integrated into the PSUAS. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Va.; Afghanistan; and Raleigh, N.C., and is expected to be completed in January 2014. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity. 

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