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Aurora Receives X-Plane Contract Modification

June 11, 2014

Aurora Flight Sciences Corporation, Manassas, Virginia, has been awarded a $10,457,663 modification (P00003) exercising the first option period on a seven-month base contract (HR0011-14-C-0014), with one 16-month option period. The contractor shall provide the personnel, equipment, materials, tools, facilities and program management and technical effort to design, develop, integrate, test and deliver the contractual requirements of the program for building two X-Plane aircraft. The contracting activity is the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia.

Navmar Supports TigerShark in Afghanistan

June 11, 2014

Navmar Applied Sciences Corporation, Warminster, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $7,958,350 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N68335-12-C-0353) to exercise an option for the procurement of logistic services and mission travel in support of the TigerShark persistent surveillance unmanned aerial system. Work will be performed in Afghanistan (92 percent), and Warminster (8 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2015. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

Miltec Awarded Advanced Hypersonic Weapon Contract

June 11, 2014

Miltec Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $44 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with options for labor, material, travel for research and development for the Advanced Hypersonic Weapon-Technology Demonstration for Space and Missile Defense Command, with an estimated completion date of June 5, 2019. The Army Space and Missile Defense Command is the contracting activity (W9113M-14-C-0015).

Multiple Firms Awarded $774 Million ITES-2 Modification

June 11, 2014

Dell Federal Systems L.P., Round Rock, Texas (91QUZ-07-D-0006, MOD P00019); IBM Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland (W91QUZ-07-D-0007, MOD P00017); Unicom Government Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia (W91QUZ-07-D-0008, MOD P00017); CDW Government LLC, Vernon Hills, Illinois (W91QUZ-07-D-0009, MOD P00022); Iron Bow Technologies LLC, Chantilly, Virginia (W91QUZ-07-D-0010, MOD P00024); and World Wide Technology Incorporated, Maryland Heights, Missouri (W91QUZ-07-D-0011, MOD P00019), were awarded a $774 million modification to their existing contracts for the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-2 Hardware, which encompasses all requirements for information technology, including hardware, software and related incidental services for providing end-to-end solutions. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Provide GPS Power Amplifier

June 11, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, California, has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum ordering dollar amount of $7 million for L-Band Radio Frequency Power Amplifier for the Global Positioning System (GPS) Spacecraft Navigation Payload. The objective of this program is to demonstrate the direct digital synthesis of GPS signals concept by design, fabrication, assembly, test and demonstration of a Digital Beam Forming Element, Engineering Design Unit and the key enabling technology of the Digital Phased Array GPS payload architecture. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Det. 8, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity (FA9453-14-D-0220).

Hewlett Packard Awarded $138 Million for NMCI

June 9, 2014

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Services (HPES), Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $138 million modification to a previously awarded contract (N00039-10-D-0010) for the continuity of services contract (CoSC) for Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI). The modification includes increasing the contract ceiling from $5,603,792,250 to $5,741,792,250, and adding an option to extend the period of performance by three months, from July 1, 2014, to Sept. 30, 2014. The NMCI services are currently provided under the CoSC, which was awarded to HPES in order to continue providing information technology (IT) services following the expiration of the original NMCI contract. The CoSC ensures that the scope of NMCI IT services and performance levels delivered are sustained until the Next Generation Enterprise Network contract is satisfactorily providing the replacement services. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

SES to Support U.S. Africa Command

June 9, 2014

SES Government Solutions, McLean Virginia, has been awarded an $8,245,160 firm-fixed-price contract for the purchase of commercial on-orbit transponders to support Ku-band communications for U.S. Africa Command and operations and sustainment support for a base year and four one-year options. Work will be performed at Ramstein Air Base, Germany and the western portion of Africa, and is expected to be complete by Aug. 5, 2019. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California is the contracting activity (FA8808-14-C-0001).

Air Force Awards $3 Billion for Research and Development

June 6, 2014

Alion Science and Technology, Burr Ridge, Illinois (FA8075-14-D-0014); Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio (FA8075-14-D-0015); Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia (FA8075-14-D-0016); EOIR Technologies Inc., Fredericksburg, Virginia (FA8075-14-D-0017); Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia (FA8075-14-D-0018); MacAulay-Brown Inc., Dayton, Ohio (FA8075-14-D-0019); Mantech TSG-2 Joint Venture, Fairfax, Virginia (FA8075-14-D-0020); Prescient Edge Corporation, McLean, Virginia (FA8075-14-D-0021); Strategic Analysis Inc., Arlington, Virginia (FA8075-14-D-0022); TASC Inc., Andover, Maryland (FA8075-14-D-0023); URS Federal Services Inc., Germantown, Maryland (FA8075-14-D-0024); and Wyle Laboratories Inc., Huntsville, Alabama (FA8075-14-D-0025) have been awarded a maximum $3 billion cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Defense Systems Technical Area Tasks (DS TATs). The DS TATs contracts will provide research, development, test and evaluation, and advisory and assistance services related to research and development efforts for technical area tasks within the Advanced Materials; Autonomous Systems; Directed Energy; Energetics; Military Sensing; Non-Lethal Weapons and Information Operations; Reliability, Maintainability, Quality, Supportability, and Interoperability; Survivability and Vulnerability; and Weapons Systems focus areas. Generally, work will be performed at government facilities, and the period of performance is five years.

Two Firms Receive Scanned Array Sensor Contracts

June 6, 2014

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $7,051,595 contract (FA8650-14-C-5502) for the Affordable Radio Frequency Multifunction Sensors (ARMS) program. Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Electronic Systems, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, has been awarded a $3,750,297 contract (FA8650-14-C-5503). The ARMS program will focus on developing new manufacturing processes to enable an increase in reliability and a decrease in cycle time and costs for Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) sensors. The emphasis will be on addressing key manufacturing issues while decreasing the program risk and increasing the manufacturing readiness level to 6. Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Manufacturing Directorate, Manufacturing Technology Division, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio is the contracting activity. 

Lockheed Awarded F-35 Electronic Warfare Funds

June 6, 2014

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $90,914,168 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price-incentive-fee contract (N00019-12-C-0004) to incorporate the updated system architecture into the original Diminishing Manufacturing Sources redesign activity for the Electronic Warfare System in support of the F-35 Lot VII effort for the U.S. Navy, Air Force, Marines and the governments of the F-35 International Partners: Australia, Canada, Denmark, Israel, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey, United Kingdom and the Republic of Korea. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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