Battlespace Flight Services LLC, Arlington, Va., is being awarded a $26,801,188.00 contract modification for operations and maintenance services to support the Predator medium altitude long endurance unmanned (MQ)-1 remotely piloted aircraft at Creech Air Force Base. The contracting activity is AMIC/PKCA, Langley Air Force Base, Va.
Advanced Mission Systems Inc., Fort Mills, S.C., was awarded a $12,749,028 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the development and validation of a close target reconnaissance and physical surveillance methodology. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Adelphi, Md., is the contracting activity.
Thales Raytheon Systems Co., Fullerton, Calif., was awarded a $14,349,670 fixed-price incentive contract for the services in support of the Sentinel radar. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.
Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $33,074,969 contract modification for the Battlefield Airborne Communications Node payload and supplemental type certificates integration capability on the E-11A S/N 9506 aircraft. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.
Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va., was awarded a $56,275,374 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the services in support of sensor technologies to the Army’s current force architecture. Work will be performed in Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 25, 2014. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Alexandria, Va., is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, N.Y., is being awarded an $8,907,747 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the operational services in support of two cargo unmanned aircraft systems deployed in support of the Marine Corps. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Co., Albuquerque, N.M., was awarded a $16,182,854 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the research and development efforts for test and integration of a beam control system with a high power solid state laser along with sustainment of support equipment/vehicles in a counter rocket, artillery and mortar scenario. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting activity.
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Baltimore, Md., was awarded a $499 million firm-fixed-price contract for the renovation of the Intelligence Community Campus at Bethesda, Md. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore, Md., is the contracting activity.
People, not necessarily technology, come together in a plan to foster creativity in acquisition.
The head of technology information at the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization has initiated a plan to improve how coalition members procure capabilities by focusing first on personnel, not technology. Through the new approach, government, industry and academia will re-frame conversations and have more meaningful dialogues, which should lead to deploying apt solutions more quickly.
Raytheon Co., Huntsville, Ala., was awarded a $129,852,079 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the services in support of the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Component Plug and Fight A-Kit Implementation. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.
General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Va., has been awarded a 42-month, $94.4 million task order to support the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command Total Integrated Ground Equipment Readiness Contractor Logistics Support (TIGER CLS) contract. General Dynamics will deliver cost-effective, innovative technology, logistics and program management support for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems.
L-3 Communications Corporation, Salt Lake City, Utah, was awarded a $49 million firm-fixed-price contract for AN/TSC-156 Phoenix Terminal support services. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity.
Northrop Grumman Guidance and Electronics Co., Apopka, Fla., was awarded a $9,245,586 firm-fixed-price contract for handheld precision targeting device systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $54,241,120.00 contract modification for sustainment support for the Space Based Infrared System. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.
Samsung Electronics America, Inc., Ridgefield Park, N.J., and Intelligent Decisions (ID), Inc., Ashburn, Va., have announced that the Samsung Series 7 Slate has been awarded the network slate tablet category contract under the U.S. Air Force Client Computing and Servers blanket purchase agreement. ID and Samsung will deliver the Samsung Series 7 Slate, the first device selected under the new network tablet category, available for deployment at U.S. Air Force bases worldwide.
Raytheon Co., Fort Wayne, Ind., was awarded a $305 million firm-fixed-price contract to procure multi-mode aviation radio system components and services. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity.
The U.S. Army hopes to ditch its dependency on joint electronic warfare assets by fielding new systems, improving training and creating new career paths and functional areas.
The Boeing Company, Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $1,904,545,643 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract for the procurement of 11 P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime Low Rate Initial Production III aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.