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.
Acquisition and Contracting
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.
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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.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia was awarded a $38,712,496 cost-plus-incentive-fee, sole-source contract with options for continued software development, maintenance, and training on the Counter-Rocket Artillery Mortar Command and Control System. Work will be performed in Carson, California, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2020. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) and research, development, testing and evaluation funds are being obligated at the time of the award.
Raytheon Technical Services Co. has been awarded a contract for the North American Aerospace Defense Command Cheyenne Mountain Complex.
Logos Technologies Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded an $18,615,621 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide operations, maintenance, and logistics services in support of Kestrel Wide Area Surveillance systems and sensors deployed on Persistent Ground Surveillance Systems and Persistent Threat Detection Systems aerostats in support of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Resolute Support mission for the Army.
Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $7,824,175 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0004) to upgrade the configuration and operational properties of the EA-6B Block I aircraft's nuclear planning and execution system. Work will be performed in Richardson, Texas, and is expected to be completed in September 2016. Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $7,824,175 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum Heights, Maryland, is being awarded $15,292,388 for modification P00149 under a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (M67854-07-C-2072) in support of Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) program managed by Program Executive Officer Land Systems, Quantico, Virginia. This modification incorporates a change order to implement Phase II of the computer program reliability improvement plan within the framework of the low rate initial production contract.
The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $21,065,841 modification to a previously awarded cost reimbursement type contract (N00019-04-C-3146) for system development and testing to resolve open trouble reports on the existing P-8A Poseidon test aircraft. Work will be performed in Huntington Beach, California (51 percent); Seattle, Washington (47 percent); and Patuxent River, Maryland (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2017.
L-3 Communications Corp., Mission Integration Division, Greenville, Texas, was awarded a $31,831,162 fixed-price-incentive contract for the modification of one government-owned Quick Reaction Capability Liberty Project aircraft to an Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System - Multi-Intelligence (EMARSS-M) aircraft. Work will be performed in Grenville, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2016.
TMC Design Corp., Las Cruces, New Mexico, was awarded a $36,996,876 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Electromagnetic Environmental Effects Systems Modernization Program at the Electromagnetic Radiation Effects test complex at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2020. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Funding will be determined with each order.