Defense Operations

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.

 

December 10, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Raytheon Co., Sudbury, Mass., is being awarded a $289,458,942 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursement contract for follow-on sustainment support of the Taiwan Surveillance Radar Program. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.              

December 10, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Exelis Inc., Roanoke, Va., is being awarded a $10,985,800 firm-fixed-price contract for high-performance image intensifier tube assembly, 18mm micro-channel wafer (MX-10160 Series) and data. This equipment is for use by U.S. Special Operations Command in night vision devices. The U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity. 

December 10, 2012
George I. Seffers

 

December 10, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Science Applications International Corp., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $14,249,115 contract modification for system engineering and integration services for the Global Positioning System. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.  

December 10, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Information Systems, Herndon, Va., is being awarded a $49,618,000 cost plus fixed fee, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for information processing for data to decision making in support of the functions and customers of the Air Force Command and Control Integration Center and the 35th Information Squadron. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, N.Y.  

December 4, 2012
By Rita Boland

Military activities in the Asia-Pacific region have become more focused since the release of a defense strategy a few months ago that places renewed attention on the global area. Through U.S. Pacific Command's (PACOM's) recent theater campaign plan, leaders are telling the subordinate military-service components to report back in a year on how efforts are working while deconflicting duplicate programs.

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