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Northrop Grumman Wins Potential $637 Million CANES Contract

February 1, 2012
By George Seffers

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, has selected Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corporation to develop and produce the Navy's next-generation tactical afloat network, Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES). Northrop Grumman was issued a $36,646,047 delivery order February 1 for the procurement of the CANES network infrastructure to include guided missile destroyer (DDG) variant first article; DDG variant production unit; and multipurpose amphibious assault ship (LHD) variant first article. This contract includes options which, if exercised at the maximum quantities, would bring the cumulative value of the contract to an estimated $637,773,236.  First installation planned for fleet destroyer in late fiscal year 2012.

Raytheon Supports Advanced Targeting System for F/A-18

December 29, 2011
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $49,900,000 for ceiling priced repair delivery order 7000 under previously awarded basic ordering agreement for the repair of 40 weapons replaceable assembly/shop replaceable assembly for the Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared System used in support of the F/A-18 aircraft. The Naval Supply Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Extends Four Wireless Service Contracts

December 23, 2011
By George Seffers

AT&T Mobility L.L.C., Hanover, Maryland; Sprint-Nextel, Reston, Virginia; T-Mobile USA Incorporated, Bellevue, Washington; and Verizon Wireless, Laurel, Maryland, are each being awarded contract modifications to previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award task order contracts supporting the Department of Navy (DoN) Wireless Services Program. This modification will increase the ceiling amount of the option period by $77,600,000 and will extend the option period by four months for each of the four contracts. This effort is necessary to enable DoN to meet its wireless service requirements due to an increased usage and influx of former Navy/Marine Corps Intranet contract users. These four contractors may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract. NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

CACI to Support Naval Enterprise Resource Planning System

October 14, 2011
By George Seffers

CACI Incorporated - Federal, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $36,734,284 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee and fixed-price ordering provisions to provide functional, highly-technical, professional, analytical, and administrative support services to the Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) in support of the Navy's Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System. The work will include: working engineering change proposal; business process improvement evaluations; testing; and deployment and sustainment of the Navy ERP single supply solution release and other Navy ERP initiatives. Services provided will include: participation on functional teams within the Navy ERP program, the Navy and the Department of Defense, assisting the Navy in resolving differences between commercial standards, cross service and existing Navy business processes by providing functional expertise in Navy business processes; technical and functional architecture support; and training development and execution support. The NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Purchases Transfer Switches for Ships and Submarines

September 26, 2011
By George Seffers

Superior Electric, Farmington, Connecticut, is being awarded a $35,801,255 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the design and production of automatic bus transfer switches. Automatic bus transfer switches procured under this contract are intended for use on all Navy ship and submarine classes. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

3 Phoenix to Provide Improved Technology for Virginia Class Submarines

September 23, 2011
By George Seffers

3 Phoenix Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a $12,315,777 modification to provide engineering services to support software development, procurement of commercial-off-the-shelf products, and hardware/software integration required to provide improved technology for Navy open architecture and network centric operations and warfare systems in support of Virginia class submarines and other submarine/surface ship systems. This requirement includes system engineering, architecture design, software engineering, prototyping, integration, and test activities. This effort is for phase three of a Small Business Innovative Research, topic N04-138, "Real-time Data Fusion and Visualization Interface for Environmental Research Data." These services will be rendered as needed to support the Navy's initiative to maintain the pace of performance improvement through judicious use of lower power electronics, advanced algorithm design, and innovative applications of open software and hardware. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin to Provide Radar Equipment

September 23, 2011
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin MS2, Owego, New York, was awarded a firm-fixed-price, basic ordering agreement contract for a maximum $46,503,900 for radar equipment. There are no other locations of performance. Using service is U.S. Navy. The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

Harris to Provide Digital Maps to Four Countries

August 19, 2011
By George Seffers

Harris Corporation, Government Communications Systems Division, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded an approximate $8 million contract modification for the full rate production and support of 125 digital map computers for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Kuwait, Malaysia, and Finland. In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of 49 digital video map computers for the U.S. Navy and 52 extension housings for the governments of Kuwait, and Malaysia, in support of multiple aircraft platforms. The U.S. Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

CACI Supports Integrated Ship Self Defense

August 12, 2011
By George Seffers

CACI Technologies Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a $24 million contract modification for systems engineering services in support of integrated ship self defense. This procurement is to provide professional engineering, technical, training, software, project service, logistics services, fleet modernization, internal communication systems, combat system switchboard and other in-service engineering agent products necessary to support the Ship Self Defense System of the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, California, the contracting activity.  Services will be required at shore sites, land-based test facilities, shipyards, and aboard ships in port and at sea.

U.S. Navy to Upgrade CV-22 Training Devices

August 10, 2011
By George Seffers

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a delivery order of about $34 million for the Block 20/C Upgrade to the CV-22 Training Devices, including the Cabin Operational Flight Trainer, Cabin Part Task Trainer, and the Wing Part Task Trainer. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


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