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Northrop to Support Submarine Radar and Navigation

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Maritime Systems, Charlottesville, Va., is being awarded $24,859,823 for firm-fixed-price delivery order #0034 under a previously awarded fixed-price-award-fee requirements contract for 63 repair parts in support of the weapons system navigation (WSN-7) ring laser gyro navigator, 58 repair parts in support of the AN/BPS-15/16 underwater mobile submarine radar detecting and/or range and bearing search sets used on ships and subs, and 29 repair parts in support of guided missile destroyers steering and scalable integrated bridge systems. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity. 

Two Firms Develop JTRS Technology

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Data Link Solutions LLC, Wayne, N.J., is being awarded $33,368,569 for cost-plus-incentive-fee delivery order #0037 under a previously awarded multiple award contract to develop, design and implement four nets of concurrent multi-netting with concurrent contention receive (CMN-4) on the Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS) terminal configuration. ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, Calif., is being awarded $19,487,844. MIDS JTRS is a pre-planned product improvement replacement transforming the MIDS low volume terminal into a four-channel, software communications architecture compliant joint tactical radio system terminal while maintaining current Link-16 and tactical air navigation capability. CMN-4 will significantly increase operational Link-16 networks capacities, improve network performance and provide more capable and flexible Link-16 network designs for the warfighter. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity. 

Two Firms Develop Multifunctional Information Distribution System Technology

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Data Link Solutions LLC, Wayne, N.J., is being awarded $33,368,569 for cost-plus-incentive-fee delivery order #0037 under a previously awarded multiple award contract to develop, design and implement four nets of concurrent multi-netting with concurrent contention receive (CMN-4) on the Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS) terminal configuration. ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, Calif., is being awarded $19,487,844. MIDS JTRS is a pre-planned product improvement replacement transforming the MIDS low volume terminal into a four-channel, software communications architecture compliant joint tactical radio system terminal while maintaining current Link-16 and tactical air navigation capability. CMN-4 will significantly increase operational Link-16 networks capacities, improve network performance and provide more capable and flexible Link-16 network designs for the warfighter. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity. 

CSC to Support U.S. Navy Education and Training

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Computer Sciences Corp., Falls Church, Va., is being awarded $41,096,308 for modification to previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to exercise an option for information technology support services for Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center. The Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center, Norfolk, Philadelphia Office, is the contracting activity. 

Logos to Support Kestrel Surveillance in Afghanistan

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Logos Technologies Inc., Arlington, Va., is being awarded a $9,286,625 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for 19 donut hole kits to support the U.S. Army persistent ground surveillance systems Kestrel systems deployed outside of the continental United States. This modification is in support of a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research Project under Topic 072-019 entitled “Wide Area Video Image Storage Techniques.”  Work will be performed in Afghanistan and Fairfax, Va., and is expected to be completed in July 2014. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity. 

U.S. Navy Procures Additional Tiger Shark Unmanned Aerial Systems

July 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Navmar Applied Sciences, Warminster, Pa., is being awarded a $11,207,449 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for the procurement of hardware in support of the persistent surveillance unmanned aerial system (PSUAS) for the U.S. Army. This effort includes the procurement of 15 additional Tiger Shark PSUAS air vehicles and 15 i200 turrets, which will be integrated into the PSUAS. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Va.; Afghanistan; and Raleigh, N.C., and is expected to be completed in January 2014. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity. 

EDO Supports Unmanned Maritime Systems

July 8, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
EDO Professional Services Inc., Alexandria, Va., is being awarded a $22,120,993 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for continued technical services in support of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) unmanned maritime systems performing fleet mine countermeasures and force protection. Services will include engineering, logistics, configuration management, research, depot maintenance, system administration and tactical and strategic management. Work will be performed in Manama, Bahrain and San Diego, Calif., and work is expected to be completed by July 22, 2014. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity. 

U.S. Navy Procures Mapping Services

July 3, 2013
George I. Seffers

Critigen-Clark Nexsen Joint Venture, Greenwood Village, Colo., is being awarded a maximum amount $35 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for geographic information systems, professional surveying and mapping services for work predominantly in the western continental United States, but also worldwide. The work to be performed also includes data collection, development and integration as follows: geospatial data development and enterprise-level deployment; acquisition, development, maintenance and analysis of geospatial data and metadata; survey and mapping (photogrammetry) to include aerial imagery and light intensity distance and ranging vector feature extraction; ground-based survey and mapping by use of conventional methods, global positioning systems or remote sensing; cartographic output, thematic mapping, data visualization, data migration, and data conversion; and document research, scanning, geo-referencing and other digitization related to the development of geospatial data. All work on this contract will be performed in Southwest; Southeast; Midwest; other activities within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command area of responsibility, worldwide, and is expected to be completed by June 2016. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity. 

Northrop Grumman Supports E-2D Advanced Hawkeye

July 3, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $9,293,000 modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract to exercise an option to procure long lead materials and related support for the full-rate production of five E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Lot 2 aircraft. In addition, the modification definitizes the advanced acquisition contract to a fixed-price contract. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting.

Two Firms Win $166 Million for Information Distribution System

July 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Data Link Solutions LLC,Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, Calif., each will be awarded a $166,300,000 modification to a previously awarded multiple award contract to exercise options for systems engineering and integration of the multifunctional information distribution system (MIDS) low volume terminal (LVT) and the MIDS joint tactical radio systems (JTRS) terminal. The MIDS-LVT provides secure, high-capacity, jam-resistant, digital data and voice communications capability for U.S. Navy, Air Force and Army platforms. MIDS-JTRS is a pre-planned product improvement replacement transforming the MIDS-LVT into a four-channel, software communications architecture compliant JTRS terminal while maintaining current Link 16 and tactical air navigation capability. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity.

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