Defense Operations

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $66,645,714 contract modification for initial non-recurring engineering for the Space-Based Infrared Systems GEO 5-6 program. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.  

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $7,224,945 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract in support of the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) System Development and Demonstration. This modification provides new certification requirements for the BAMS airborne recorder in accordance with the National Security Administration Information Assurance Security and Requirements Directive. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Frontier Electronic Systems Corp., Stillwater, Okla., is being awarded a $49,567,126 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract using firm-fixed price and cost-plus-fixed-fee orders for AN/SPQ-14(V) Advanced Sensor Distribution System, AN/SPQ-15(V) Data Distribution System equipment and engineering support services in support of the systems procured for shipboard systems. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity. 

December 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

 

November 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

Altron Inc., Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; American Electronics Inc., California, Md.; Command Decisions Systems and Solutions, Stafford, Va.; Centuria Corp., Reston, Va.; Del Rey Systems and Technology Inc., San Diego, Calif.; ISHPI Information Technologies Inc., Mt. Pleasant, S.C.; K3 Enterprises Inc., Fayetteville, N.C.; MANDEX Inc., Fairfax, Va.; Sentek Global, San Diego, Calif.; SPARC LLC., Charleston, S.C.; The Cameron Bell Corp., doing business as Gov.

November 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Inc., Pittsfield, Mass., is being awarded a $28,194,504 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification to previously awarded contract for engineering services and production efforts in support of the Multipurpose Processor (MPP) and Total Ship Monitoring System (TSMS) for Navy submarines.

November 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

Battlespace Flight Services LLC, Arlington, Va., is being awarded a $412,084,746 contract modification to provide MQ-1 O-level operation and maintenance support services. The contracting activity is the Acquisition Management and Integration Center, Langley Air Force Base, Va.

November 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC., Clearwater, Fla., is being awarded a $6,506,292 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for the upgrades of 40 microprocessor hardware boards in support of Navy, Air Force, and other U.S. services, military helicopters, rotorcraft, and low/slow fixed wing aircraft. The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

November 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

L-3 Services Inc., of San Leandro, Calif., is being awarded an indefinite-delivery /indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract for research and development, engineering and test support services for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, (DTRA) in support of the Nuclear Weapons Effects Simulator Program. The maximum value of the ID/IQ contract is $48,965,000. The contracting activity is the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Fort Belvoir, Va.

November 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Va., is being awarded a $10,208,232 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for software enhancements for the Automated Virtual Information Production Support System. The contracting activity is U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, N.Y.

December 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, of Woburn, Mass., is being awarded a firm-fixed price contract modification in the amount of $207,922,395, increasing the total contract value from $364,024,477 to $571,946,872. Under this contract modification, the contractor will manufacture and deliver the AN/TPY-2 Radar #11 with associated spares and three forward-based Prime Power Units with associated spares. The contracting activity is the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Ala.

December 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

ITT Exelis, Clifton, N.J., was awarded contract a firm-fixed price, sole source contract with a maximum $7,357,968 for support of aircraft radios. Using military service is Air Force. The contracting activity is the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pa.

December 17, 2012
George I. Seffers

Carestream Health Inc., Rochester, N.Y., was issued a modification exercising the fourth option year modification, a fixed-price with economic-price adjustment contract with a maximum $62,360,703 for imaging systems, subsystems, and components. Using military services are the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. The contracting activity is the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.

December 13, 2012
By Robert K. Ackerman

In many cases, haste makes waste as the U.S. Army wrestles with the inherent contradictions that emerged as it tries to speed new information technologies to warfighters.

 

December 13, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $175,500,000 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract for the procurement of engineering, integration, and test efforts for the stores management, acoustics, and communication subsystem modifications for integration into the baseline P-8A aircraft weapon system. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River Md., is the contracting activity. 

December 13, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Insight Public Sector, Chantilly, Va., was awarded a $617,251,927 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of Microsoft Enterprise License Agreements for 1.5 million devices. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Alexandria, Va., is the contracting activity. 

December 13, 2012

A vision-driven robotic arm will enable the precise long-range delivery of a payload weighing up to one pound into difficult-to-reach environments.

 

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