BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc., Greenlawn, New York, is being awarded a $26,073,900 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-14-D-0025) to exercise an option for the procurement of up to 250 Mode 5 combined i
Acquisition and Contracting
Gleason Research Associates Inc., Columbia, Maryland, was awarded a $10,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for modeling and simulation of vehicle protection systems. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of April 12, 2020. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. The Army Contracting Command, Adelphi, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911QX-15-D-0012).
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced two new high performance computing (HPC) awards that continue to advance U.S. leadership in developing exascale computing. Under the joint Collaboration of Oak Ridge, Argonne, and Lawrence Livermore initiative, the DOE announced a $200 million investment to deliver a next-generation supercomputer, known as Aurora, to the Argonne Leadership Computing Facility. When commissioned in 2018, this supercomputer will be open to all scientific users.
Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a $28,306,784 firm-fixed-price modification (P00045) to previously awarded contract FA8106-11-C-0006 for KC-10 communication navigation surveillance/air traffic management (CNS/ATM) group A and group B kits. Contractor will provide 22 group A kits, 22 group B kits and subcomponents for the KC-10 Aircraft. Work will predominantly be performed at Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and Atlanta, Georgia, and is expected to be complete by Oct. 31, 2016.
Progeny Systems Corp., Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $40,748,087 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Data Analysis Reporting Tool Set (DARTS) engineering services to collect and analyze platform, Non-Propulsion Electronics System, and command, control, communications and intelligence data for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Test Program. The objective of this sole source follow-on contract is to continue the application of the Automated Testing System technology to support the NUWC Test Program.
Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded an $8,093,754 modification (P0001) to contract W58RGZ-15-D-0016 Common Avionics Architecture System (CAAS) Software Maintenance for the CH-47F platform. Fiscal 2014 “other” procurement funds in the amount of $8,093,754 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is April 2, 2017. Work will be performed Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Dynamic Aviation Group, Bridgewater, Virginia, was awarded a $39,218,969 firm-fixed-price contract to purchase six DHC 8-315 aircraft from de Havilland Canada in the Saturn Arch and Desert Owl configuration. Work will be performed in Bridgewater, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of July 17, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $39,218,969 are being obligated at the time of the award.
L-3 Chesapeake Sciences Corp., Millersville, Maryland, is being awarded a $20,791,860 cost-plus-incentive-fee undefinitized contract action for the production of six TB-29A Compact Towed Array (CTA) production representative units to be installed on Virginia Class submarines. This effort is the result of small business innovation research (SBIR) topic number N05-125, Compact Towed Sonar Array. TB-29A CTA provides the U.S.
Northrop Grumman Information Systems, Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded a $35,000,000 modification (P00005) to previously awarded contract FA8750-13-D-0091 for information processing for data to decision making. Contractor will continue in-scope activities in support of the functions and customers of the Air Force Research Laboratory’s mission partners, of Air Combat Command and the 35th Information Squadron.
NAVGeo LLC, Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded a maximum amount $30,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architect-engineering contract for geographic information systems, professional surveying and mapping services for work predominantly in the eastern continental United States, worldwide. No task orders are being issued at this time. Work will be performed at various Navy and Marine Corps facilities and other government facilities predominantly in the eastern United States but also worldwide.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Woodland Hills, California, is being awarded an $83,738,954 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for research and development efforts associated with the system improvement of system configuration sets for the AH-1Z and UH-1Y mission computers in support of the U.S. Marine Corps.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $150,609,953 fixed-price-incentive (firm target) contract to provide an integrated reprogramming capability to build, test, modify, and field F-35 Lightning II mission data files for Australia and the United Kingdom. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas and is expected to be completed in December 2018.
SAIC, McLean, Virginia was awarded a $7,769,196 modification (003766) to foreign military sales contract W31P4Q-05-A-0031 (Afghanistan, Australia, Bahrain, Central African Republic, Chad, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Georgia, Germany) for systems and computer resources support for the Aviation and Missile, Development and Engineering Center, Software Engineering Directorate, Army Research, Development and Engineering Command.
Walsh Group Ventures, Chicago, Illinois, was awarded an $11,319,000 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of air traffic control tower and supporting facilities at Gray's Army Airfield, Joint Base Lewis McChord, Washington, with an estimated completion date of April 8, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received. Fiscal 2015 military construction funds in the amount of $11,319,000 are being obligated at the time of the award.
Is the U.S. Defense Department moving back toward requiring cost and pricing data for commercial item purchases? A recent series of memoranda and experiences show a backward march toward the department requesting cost data as a means to justify fair and reasonable pricing for commercial item purchases.
L-3 KEO, Northampton, Massachusetts, is being awarded an $111,794,194 cost-plus-incentive-fee, fixed-price-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-only and firm-fixed-price contract for the development, first article, production and support of the Low Profile Photonics Mast (LPPM). The LPPM is a modular non hull-penetrating imaging sensor sited in a telescoping universal modular mast bay that provides submarines with improvements in stealth and survivability.
AAI Corp., doing business as Textron Systems, Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded a $79,490,278 fixed-price-incentive, sole-source contract for fiscal 2014 Shadow tactical unmanned aircraft system (full rate production VII) in support of the Army and Marine Corps. Work will be performed in Hunt Valley, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received.
DataPath Inc., Duluth, Georgia, has been awarded a $6,791,930 firm-fixed-price contract. The contractor will provide five Wideband Global Satellite (WGS) satellite communications (SATCOM) terminals with related equipment and training for the Danish Air Force and 29 WGS SATCOM terminals with related equipment and training for the Danish Army. Work will be performed in Duluth, Georgia, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2016. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded a $146,690,370 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the design, development, fabrication, assembly, integration, furnishing, test and evaluation support, and documentation for the following systems in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft: Accelerated Mid-Term Interoperability Improvement Program; Secure Internet Protocol Router Chat; Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System; and Cooperative Engagement Capability.