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Smartronix to Support Cyber Operations in Four Countries

June 21, 2013
George I. Seffers

Smartronix Inc., Hollywood, Md., is being awarded a $17,009,473 firm-fixed-price contract with cost reimbursable, contract line items, for cyber operations support. This contract provides for program management, knowledge and information assurance management, network operations and maintenance, help desk and engineering support services at Quantico, Va., Camp Pendleton, Calif., and various Marine Corps detachments inside and outside the continental United States. This contract contains two option periods, which if exercised, would bring the maximum dollar value to $39,989,046.  Work will be performed primarily within Quantico, Va.; Camp Pendleton, Calif.; Camp Lejeune, N.C.; Okinawa, Japan; Stuttgart, Germany; New Orleans, La.; Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii; Kansas City, Mo.; and Seoul, Korea, with an expected completion date of June 29, 2014. The Regional Contracting Office, National Capital Region, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.

CSC to Support U.S. Marine Corps Tactical C4 Programs

April 3, 2013
George I. Seffers

Computer Sciences Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a potential $19,872,025.08 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide technical and engineering support to Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity Operating Forces Tactical Systems Support Center and the operating forces worldwide with continuous support of fielded tactical command and control, communications and computer (C4) programs. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity, Camp Pendleton, Calif., is the contracting activity.

U.S. Marines Procure Solar Power Adaptors

March 21, 2013
George I. Seffers

Iris Technology Corp., Irvine, Calif., is being awarded $7,811,874 for firm-fixed-price delivery order #0002 under previously awarded contract for the procurement of 1,563 solar power adaptors (SPA II) in support of the program manager, Expeditionary Power Systems. The 1,563 solar power adaptors will be procured to meet continuing need for these items in support of on-going deployed operations, equipment reset, and commonality across the Marine Corps. The second generation solar power adaptor (SPA II) is the solar energy collector, electronic control, and energy storage mechanism of a tactically deployable renewable energy system that is light enough to be man-portable. The SPA II is planned for usage by the various Marine Corps communities in rugged and austere environments to power radios, computers, and charge multiple types of batteries. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.

Kratos to Support U.S. Marine Corps Biometrics Programs

February 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc., San Diego, Calif., a leading National Security Solutions provider, announced today that its Defense Rocket Support Service division's Technical Services business unit won the contract to provide acquisition, financial, logistics, training, technical, program management and administrative support to the Program Manager United States Marine Corps Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (PM USMC CREW) Biometrics Programs. PM USMC CREW Biometrics Programs include the Biometrics Automated Toolset and server, the Identity Dominance System Marine Corps, the Biometrics Enrollment Screening Device, the Handheld Interagency Identity Detection Equipment. Kratos will also support Biometrics training, which is conducted by the Tactical Training Exercise Control Group and the Marine Corps Tactics and Operations Group at the Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command, 29 Palms, Calif.

CSC Awarded U.S. Marine Corps Bridge Contract

January 2, 2013
George I. Seffers

Computer Sciences Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $19,990,044 cost-plus-fixed-fee bridge contract for information technology services to support the technology services organizations (TSO) requirements and its role as an enterprise business systems integrator for the Marine Corps. Services required are in support of highly complex government designed and owned Marine Corps business systems that have no parallel in other sectors of the government or private industry. Software engineering design, programming, testing, and integration to be performed under this contract will involve tasking that is so integrally related that it requires personnel with highly developed experiences with the specific systems supported by the TSO. The TSO supports a number of business mission areas across the Marine Corps, including the deputy commandant program and resources, deputy commandant manpower and reserve affairs, and the deputy commandant installation and logistics. The Regional Contracting Office, National Capital Region, Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity. 

Northrop Awarded Cost Overrun Funds for G/ATOR

December 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corp., Electronic Systems, Linthicum Heights, Md., is being awarded an $8,605,843 contract modification to increase the estimated cost ceiling for the Ground/Air Task-Oriented Radar (G/ATOR) engineering and manufacturing development to reflect the anticipated cost overrun. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va. is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Supports Deployed Cargo Unmanned Aircraft

September 28, 2012
George I. Seffers

Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, N.Y., is being awarded an $8,907,747 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the operational services in support of two cargo unmanned aircraft systems deployed in support of the Marine Corps. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. 

General Dynamics to Support U.S. Marine Corps C4ISR

September 26, 2012
George I. Seffers

General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Va., has been awarded a 42-month, $94.4 million task order to support the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command Total Integrated Ground Equipment Readiness Contractor Logistics Support (TIGER CLS) contract. General Dynamics will deliver cost-effective, innovative technology, logistics and program management support for command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems. These systems provide Marine Corps intelligence units with critical information and communications links to numerous stakeholders worldwide. Work will be performed in Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan; Camp Pendleton, Calif.; Camp Lejeune, N.C.; Okinawa, Japan; Dam Neck, Va.; Tampa, Fla.; Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii; Stafford, Va.; and Bahrain.

Egypt Procures Radio Repeater Systems

September 21, 2012
George I. Seffers

Exelis Incorporated, Van Nuys, Calif., is being awarded a potential $25 million firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the procurement of six radio frequency repeater systems for the government of Egypt’s SPS-48E land-based radar program and associated support for Egypt under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The requirement includes all associated support. Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity. 

Iris Technology to Provide Man-Portable Solar Power System

June 15, 2012
By George Seffers

Iris Technology Corporation, Irvine, California, recently announced that it has won a contract from the U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command for the initial phase of Solar Power Adaptor - Generation II (SPA II).  The entire contract, to be implemented incrementally, is for six years with a maximum value of $42 million. Iris will provide a man-portable solar power system able to address any rechargeable battery chemistry, now and in the anticipated future and able to power virtually all tactical radios.


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