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PLEXSYS Supports AWACS Simulation

January 29, 2014

PLEXSYS Interface Products Inc., Camas, Wash., has been awarded an $8,254,297 sole-source, firm-fixed-price, follow-on contract for commercial training simulation services (CTSS) on contractor-owned equipment for the Airborne Warning and Control (AWACS) Mission Training Center (MTC) follow-on program. The purpose of this acquisition is to deliver continued AWACS MTC Block 30/35 CTSS on contractor-owned equipment until the trainers are replaced by Block 40/45 Mission Crew Training Systems. Block 30/35 simulation training services consist of: availability of effective high-fidelity AWACS E-3 Block 30/35 training capability; concurrency with ramp aircraft; and compliance with distributed mission operations standards. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Agile Combat Support, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio is the contracting activity (FA8621-14-C-6310).

SecureKey Appoints Serra as Executive VP

SecureKey, Toronto, Canada, has appointed Didier Serra as executive vice president for global partnerships.

Irish Navy Purchases Hand-Held Sonar System

January 27, 2014

The Irish Naval Service has acquired a NAVIGATOR Diver Held Sonar and Navigation System manufactured by Shark Marine Technologies Inc., of Ontario, Canada. The Irish Naval Service is the state’s principal seagoing agency. The Naval Service Diving Section (NSDS) is the primary state diving team, carrying out varied tasks for a number of state agencies. Members of the NSDS used the NAVIGATOR system whilst training with the Royal Canadian Navy’s fleet diving unit. The NAVIGATOR system is equipped with forward-looking multi-beam sonar to assist diving operations, including search and recovery operations and underwater security.

Iraq, Thailand Procure Inertial Navigation Systems

January 27, 2014

Northrop Grumman Guidance and Electronics Company Inc., Woodland Hills, Calif., has been awarded a $200 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to perform acquisition and sustainment for the Embedded Global Positioning System Inertial Navigation System (EGI). The acquisition and sustainment will consist of platform integration, modernization, diminishing manufacturing sources, flight test support, technical support following integration efforts, training, engineering support/studies, contractor depot repair, spares, and data for the standard EGI. The first order placed against this IDIQ contract will obligate $2,027,004 of foreign military sales (FMS) funding in support of unclassified Iraq EGI sales and $722,192 of FMS funding in support of unclassified Thailand EGI sales. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (FA8540-14-D-0001).

McGrath Joins Deloitte Consulting's Federal Practice

Elizabeth McGrath has joined the federal practice of Deloitte Consulting LLP, Washington, D.C., as a director.

Cortana to Research and Develop Sensor Technology

January 24, 2013

Cortana Corp., Falls Church, Va., is being awarded a $7,760,214 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-09-C-0028) to exercise an option for the research and development of sensors and systems in support of the Advanced Sensor Application Program and the Remote Environmental Sensor Program. Sensors and systems support a variety of naval aviation missions, including air-under-sea warfare, defense suppression, electronic attack, naval warfare and amphibious, strike and anti-surface warfare. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Rockwell Collins to Supply Radios

January 24, 2013

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded an $8,022,845 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-priced contract (N00019-09-C-0069) to exercise an option for the procurement of AN/ARC-210(V) Electronic Radios and ancillary equipment for a variety of aircraft. Equipment being procured includes 15 C-12561A/ARC; 65 MT-6567/ARC; 15 MT-7006/ARC; 15 AM-7526/ARC; 15 MX-11641/ARC; 50 AS-3972/A; 50 CV-4092/A, and 65 RT-1939(C)/ARC. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Rockwell Collins to Supply Radios

January 24, 2013

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded an $8,022,845 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-priced contract (N00019-09-C-0069) to exercise an option for the procurement of AN/ARC-210(V) Electronic Radios and ancillary equipment for a variety of aircraft. Equipment being procured includes 15 C-12561A/ARC; 65 MT-6567/ARC; 15 MT-7006/ARC; 15 AM-7526/ARC; 15 MX-11641/ARC; 50 AS-3972/A; 50 CV-4092/A, and 65 RT-1939(C)/ARC. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

EFW Provides Helmet Display Tracker Systems

January 24, 2013

EFW Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $11,666,579 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0037) to exercise an option for the installation and procurement of helmet display tracker system (HDTS) kits for AH-1W aircraft, including nine HTDS P-kits, 29 AH-1W Helmet kits, and installation of 54 HDTS. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Rockwell Collins to Provide Cueing System Parts to Six Nations

January 24, 2013

Rockwell Collins-ESA Vision Systems (formerly Vision Systems International LLC), Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a maximum $14,666,736 firm-fixed-price contract for replenishment spare parts in support of the A/24A-56 joint helmet mounted cueing system. This contract is a sole-source acquisition. Using military services are the U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Air National Guard. A portion of this contract is in support of foreign military sales for Canada, Chile, Pakistan, Portugal, Thailand and Iraq. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., (SPRWA1-11-D-0007-0009). 

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