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Leidos to Analyze Sensor Performance

October 1, 2014

Leidos Incorporated, Reston, Virginia, has been awarded an $18,999,757 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for sensor analysis, integration and test (SAIT). Contractor will provide the operational and technical analysis to Air Force Research Laboratories to aide in determining which sensor technology concepts offer the optimal performance in realistic Air Force missions. The SAIT program will assess and understand requirements, perform operational analysis, perform technical analysis, assess advanced technologies, collaborate on-ground and flight demonstrations/tests and explore sensor system integration. Analyses will be examined in context with ongoing Air Force Research Laboratories programs and may also include other Air Force programs as they relate to sensor systems, space sensor programs, multi-intelligence related programs, ISR and Homeland Defense. Work will be performed at Beavercreek, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by September 30, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition, with five offers received. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation; operations and maintenance; and other research and development and operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $70,000 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-14-C-1716).

Georgia Tech to Support Electronic Warfare

October 1, 2014

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation, Atlanta, has been awarded a $25,000,000 delivery order (0277) to previously awarded contract HC1047-05-D-4000 for Communications Electronics Command, Software Engineering Center, Army Reprogramming Analysis Team multispectral sensor research and development. Contractor will establish a framework to conduct threat analysis, mission software development, modeling and simulations, validating and support of electronic warfare systems across multiple sensor spectrums. Work will be performed in Atlanta, and is expected to be completed by December 6, 2015. Fiscal 2014 Army operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $494,071 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman to Upgrade Global Hawk Communication Security

October 1, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, has been awarded a $33,872,569 modification (P00045) to previously awarded contract FA8620-10-C-4000 for International Maritime Satellite/Communication Security upgrade retrofit to the entire U.S. Air Force Global Hawk air vehicle fleet, ground systems and spares. Work will be performed at Palmdale, California, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2016. Fiscal 2012 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $33,872,569 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

General Atomics to Provide MQ-9 Ground Terminals

October 1, 2014

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $38,907,316 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price order (00057) under basic ordering agreement contract FA8620-10-G-3038 for 62 ground data terminals, 50 MQ-9 C-Bands diplexer kits, spares and support equipment. Work will be performed at Poway, California, and is expected to be completed by May 30, 2017. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2012 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $22,240,405; fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $12,195,942, and fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $1,450,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Georgia Tech to Support Airborne Sensor Modernization

September 30, 2014

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corporation, Atlanta, has been awarded a $16,988,225 delivery order (0275) to previously awarded contract HC1047-05-D-4000 for advanced automated tactical communications aircraft and electronic warfare system engineering and testing. Contractor will provide identification, generation, evaluation, testing and documentation of modernization solutions to address modernization requirements for aircraft, sensors and support systems. The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

McCrone Associates to Support Atomic Energy Detection System

September 23, 2014

McCrone Associates Incorporated, Westmont, Illinois, has been awarded a $10,135,521 modification (P00023) to previously awarded contract FA7022-12-0006. Schafer Corporation, Chelmsford, Massachusetts, has been awarded an $8,999,214 modification (P00032) to previously awarded contract FA7022-11 -C-0009 for particle analysis services. Contractors will provide non-personal services to process and analyze particle samples for the purpose of nuclear test ban treaty verification for the Air Force Technical Applications Center nuclear directorate. The contract will support the U. S. Atomic Energy Detection System. The acquisition will provide technical expertise in particle analysis and operational analytical techniques. The Air Force ISR Agency, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

L-3 to Provide Satellite Communications Terminals

September 23, 2014

L-3 Communications Corporation, Salt Lake City, has been awarded a $23,115,046 basic ordering agreement order (0005) to previously awarded contract FA8620-13-G-4051. Contractor will provide satellite communications terminals, Predator modem assembly, remote split operations racks, 70 MHz-to-fiber optic converters, and test and monitor subsystems. The company also has been awarded a $20,306,274 basic ordering agreement order (0002) to previously awarded contract FA8620-13-G-4051 for Air Combat Command force structure satellite communications terminals. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Alion to Support Rapid Equipping Force

September 23, 2014

Alion Science and Technology Corporation, Burr Ridge, Illinois, has been awarded a $24,896,089 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order (0088) to previously awarded contract FA4600-06-D-0003 for research, development, engineering, technical evaluation and information analysis and dissemination for the U.S. Army Rapid Equipping Force. Contractor will leverage its research, development, test and evaluation experience in the processing and fabrication methods associated with the design, research and development, production and repair of metals, composites, ceramics, electronic materials and energetic materials to produce, test and validate prototypes for delivery to the Army. The Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.

Leidos Awarded Missile Threat Warning Contract

September 23, 2014

Leidos Incorporated, Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $49,403,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for research and development. Contractor will conduct research and development and perform testing for integrated threat warning and countermeasure response, including missile warning, laser warning and hostile fire indication. In addition, contractor will develop techniques for detection of missile, laser and hostile fire threats, and develop and validate countermeasures for these threats. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-14-D-1752).

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