Air Force

August 31, 2015

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, has been awarded a $10,071,486 cost-plus-award-fee modification (P00097) to the previously awarded contract FA8810-08-C-0002 for the Neptune Common Ground Architecture Implementation Phase II change. Contractor will extend the Naval Research Laboratory's Neptune Common Ground Architecture capabilities for surveillance tasking and refactoring of space-based infra-red systems mission management functions to provide planning data for external use and real-time schedule management.

August 31, 2015

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, has been awarded a $15,121,851 modification (P00148) to the previously awarded contract FA8625-12-C-6598 for the Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures Viper 2.1 lasers. The contractor will provide 106 Viper 2.1 lasers as a part of this contract effort. Work will be performed at Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and is expected to be complete by April 29, 2017. This contract involves foreign military sales.

August 31, 2015

Wolf Creek Federal Services Inc., Anchorage, Alaska, has been awarded a $19,050,151 option modification (P00003) to the previously awarded contract FA2521-15-C-0063 for range operations support. Contractor will provide for non-mission support communications for the Eastern Range and Western Range; and base operating support and logistics for the Eastern Range, primarily Ascension Auxiliary Air Field.

August 31, 2015

The Boeing Co., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been awarded a $46,719,474 fixed-price-incentive-firm, cost-plus-fixed-fee, and cost-no-fee contract for seven full-rate production Combat Network Communication Technology upgrade kits for the B-52 bomber.

August 19, 2015

Thales-Raytheon Systems Co. LLC, Fullerton, California, has been awarded a $12,481,823 modification (P00031) to the previous award (FA8722-10-C-0001) for Battle Control System sustainment. Contractor will provide for the replacement and integration of the technical data link interface device within the Battle Control System. Work will be performed at Fullerton, California, and is expected to be complete by May 17, 2018. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 Air Force "other" procurement funds in the amount of $12,481,823 are being obligated at the time of award.

August 12, 2015

AAI Corp., Goose Greek, South Carolina (FA8621-15-D-6265); The Boeing Co., St.

August 12, 2015

Raytheon Co., Aurora, Colorado, has been awarded a $32,387,937 modification (P00185) to previously awarded contract FA8807-10-C-0001 for Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control System development. Contractor will develop a replacement for the government furnished property item, including management, systems engineering, design, development, test, integration, and verification, validation and accreditation of a GPS simulator model of GPS III. Work will be performed at Aurora, Colorado, and is expected to be complete by Aug.

August 10, 2015

Lockheed Martin Corp., King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, has been awarded an $11,495,833 firm-fixed-price delivery order (FA8730-15-F0054) against a previously awarded General Services Administration Schedule (GS-23F-0150S) for pre-engineering and manufacturing development efforts intended for the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System recapitalization program. Contractor activities will help assess maturity of subsystem technology, reduce weapon system integration risk and lower life cycle cost by virtue of design.

August 7, 2015

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Greenlawn, New York, has been awarded an estimated $248,200,000 requirements contract for various electronic warfare, automatic test and support equipment systems including but not limited to F-16, C-130, B-1B ATE, APX 113, ALQ-161 a

July 29, 2015

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a $731,987,632 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the operation of the Software Engineering Institute, a federally funded research and development center. Work will be performed in Pittsburgh and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2020. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $500,000 are being obligated at the time of award.

July 24, 2015

Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services, Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $20,753,021 modification (P00329) to previously awarded F19628-00-C-0019 contract. Contractor will provide critical mission operations for the North American Aerospace Defense Command Cheyenne Mountain Complex, Integrated Tactical Warning and Attack Assessment office in support of air, missile and space defense for the National Command Authority.

August 1, 2015
By George I. Seffers
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds perform a six-ship formation flyover during an air show. Researchers want to know which indicators of personal performance—heart rate or body sway, for example—begin to synchronize when a team works well together.

U.S. Air Force researchers intend next year to provide a system on the commercial market that will significantly improve collaboration capabilities among groups, whether special forces, cyberwarfare, medical or sports teams.

July 15, 2015
Air National Guard KC-135R equipped with a Large Aircraft Countermeasures System (center of the aircraft) performs an aerial refueling test. Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded an $11,023,298 contract modification for C-130J large aircraft infrared countermeasures Group A kits and jump platform storage assemblies. (Air Force photo by Chris Neill)

Lockheed Martin is awarded a contract modification for C-130J large aircraft infrared countermeasures Group A kits and jump platform storage assemblies.

July 1, 2015

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, has been awarded a $53,505,013 modification (P00680) for Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system capability augmentation. Contractor will provide mission planning functionality to support the AEHF transition from initial operational capability to full operational capability. Work will be performed at Sunnyvale, California, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2017.

July 1, 2015

Wolf Creek Federal Services Inc., Anchorage, Alaska, has been awarded a $108,383,456 firm-fixed price, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost reimbursable contract for range operations support. Contractor will be responsible and accountable for aspects of non-mission support communications for the Eastern Range (ER) and Western Range (WR), and Base Operating Support and Logistics for the ER. Work will be performed at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida; Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida and Ascension Auxiliary Airfield, and is expected to be complete by September 30, 2020.

June 29, 2015
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $16,232,399 contract modification for engineering and manufacturing development for the Global Hawk system.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has been awarded a contract modification for engineering and manufacturing development for the Global Hawk system.

June 29, 2015

Lockheed Martin Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $20,498,256 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fix-fee and cost reimbursable contract. Contractor will provide South Korean Defense Intelligence Command with follow-on support for aircraft equipped with imagery sensors, communication system and associated ground support; and multiple ground stations with extended communication equipment, mission support capabilities and support equipment.

June 29, 2015

ARCTEC Alaska JV, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, has been awarded a $38,855,052 modification (P00007) to previously awarded contract FA5215-C-04-0018. Contractor will provide for the operation and maintenance of the Alaska Radar System. Work will be performed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, plus 15 remote radar sites in Alaska, and is expected to be complete by September 28, 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $38,855,052 are being obligated at the time of award.

June 29, 2015

BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services, Rockville, Maryland, has been awarded a $46,260,277 modification (P00475) to exercise the option on previously awarded contract FA2517-06-C-8001.

June 26, 2015

Exelis Inc., Clifton, New Jersey, has been awarded an $8,473,777 indefinite-delivery, requirements-type contract for the repair of various national stock numbers applicable to the AN/ALQ-172 electronic warfare countermeasures system that is on the B-52(H), A/C-130 and M/C-130 aircraft. Work will be performed at Clifton, New Jersey, and is expected to be complete by June 23, 2016. This contract includes four one-year unexercised options. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.

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