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Northrop Grumman Awarded $555 Million to Modernize Global Hawk

May 15, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems Sector, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a maximum ceiling $555,600,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Global Hawk modernization. The tasks on each delivery or task order will fall into, but are not limited to, the following categories:  management, including program, business and technical areas; engineering efforts, including configuration management, data management, reliability, availability& maintainability, and related areas of concern such as technical refresh, diminishing manufacturing sources, etc.; studies and analyses; design, development, integration, test and evaluation; retrofit requirements; and integrated logistics support. The contracting activity is Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

Boeing to Upgrade Japanese AWACS

May 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Boeing Co., Defense, Space and Security, Kent, Wash., has being awarded an $8,481,422 delivery order to a previously-awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity cost-plus-fixed- fee contract for Japan AWACS mission computing upgrade (MCU)/electronic support measures requirements planning program. The contract delivery order provides a program risk assessment, export licensing planning, modeling and simulation analyses, trade studies, conduct of a MCU demonstration, diminished manufacturing sources monitoring, planning, and sustainment support planning on behalf of the Japan Air Self Defense Force. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity.

Information Innovators to Support Defense Networks

May 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Information Innovators Inc., Springfield, Va., has been awarded a $13,781,568 firm-fixed-price, incrementally-funded contract modificatio to contract for non-personal services to provide support of the virtual Enterprise IT Service Desk supporting NIPRnet and SIPRnet with several locations. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $82,779,491. Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Agency/A7K is the contracting activity. 

Northrop Brings Home More BACN Funding

May 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Space and Missile Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., was awarded an $89,425,943 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification that extends the operation and logistics support for Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN) payloads. The contractor shall provide all labor, resources, equipment other direct costs, and travel of contractor personnel for deployment support and operation of the fielded BACN equipped systems. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity. 
 

Boeing to Provide Computerized Fault Reporting System to Saudi Arabia

May 1, 2013
George I. Seffers

Boeing Defense, Space & Security, St. Louis, Mo., has been awarded a $13,650,000 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for F-15 C/D computerized fault reporting system (CFRS) and aircraft maintenance debriefing system (AMDS). Services to be provided include providing fully-trained personnel to operate and maintain CFRS and AMDS equipment, and to provide CFRS familiarization training to Royal Saudi Air Force members. Work will be performed in Saudi Arabia and is expected to run through May 4, 2018 if all options are exercised. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity. 

Harris to Upgrade Counter Communications System

April 29, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Harris Corp., Communication Systems, Palm Bay, Fla., has been awarded a modification to firm-fixed-price contract for two counter communications system (CCS) Block 10 increment 1 system upgrades. The value of this contract modification is $11,323,326 increasing the total contract value from $191,546,750 to $202,870,076. This modification provides for the exercise of an option for the upgrade of the CCS Block 10 system that will increase the overall capability using new, modified, and/or existing equipment. Space and Missile Systems Center, Space Superiority Systems Directorate, El Segundo, Calif., is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Provide Deployable Air Traffic Control System

April 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Raytheon Co., Marlborough, Mass., was awarded a $50,640,962 fixed-price-incentive, firm fixed-price, cost-reimbursement contract for 19 D-RAPCON systems. The D-RAPCON system is a deployable air traffic control surveillance system that provides a supportable, adaptable, persistent, expeditionary terminal approach and enroute surveillance and control capability for use by joint, coalition and civil aircraft worldwide. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/HBAK, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity.

NETCENTS 2 Contract Vehicle Valued at Nearly $7 Billion

April 23, 2013`
George I. Seffers

Ace Technology Partners LLC., Arlington Heights, Ill.; CDW Government LLC., Vernon Hills Ill.; CounterTrade Products Inc., Arvada Colo.; FedStore Corp., Rockville Md.; General Dynamics IT, Needham Mass.; Intelligent Decisions Inc., Ashburn Va.; Iron Bow Technologies LLC., Chantilly Va. and World Wide Technology Inc., Maryland Heights Mo., are being awarded a maximum $6.9 billion firm-fixed-price, multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract for Network Centric Solutions (NETCENTS-2) Netcentric Products. This contract vehicle is mandatory for the purchase of netcentric products for Air Force customers. This contract vehicle will provide for commercially available off-the-shelf products to support the Internet Protocol Network and will include the following categories of netcentric products and associated support worldwide: networking equipment, servers/storage, peripherals, multimedia, software (not included on other enterprise licenses), and identity management/biometric hardware and associated software. The contracting activity is Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/HICK, Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Ala.

Boeing to Provide Laser Guidance Sets to Saudi Arabia and Japan

April 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $17,689,518 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed- price contract for the full rate production of 1,496 precision laser guidance sets (DSU-38/B) and the appropriate shipping containers for the U. S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and the governments of Saudi Arabia and Japan. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

BAE to Provide Identify Friend or Foe Units for Foreign Sales

April 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

BAE Systems Information and Electronics Systems Integration Inc., Greenlawn, N.Y., is being awarded a $34,278,736 firm-fixed-price contract for 336 AN/APX-125 F-16 Mode 5 Advanced Identify Friend/Foe units. Contract involves foreign military sales. The contracting activity is Air Force Life Cycle Management Center /WWMK, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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