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L-3 to Provide Enhanced Electronic Intelligence Exploitation Software

August 31, 2015

L-3 Communications Mission Integration Division, Greenville, Texas, has been awarded a $8,207,261 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for enhanced electronic intelligence exploitation processor software, hardware, and reports; Nyquist folding receiver software and reports; and Timberline II software, hardware and reports. Contractor will research, develop, and demonstrate enabling technologies and algorithms for real-time and near-real time automatic detection and measurement, processing, and exploitation of radio frequency emissions in support of electronic intelligence. Work will be performed at Greenville, Texas, and is expected to be complete by Aug. 27, 2020.  This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and six offers were received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $213,256 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity (FA8750-15-C-0064).

 

Lockheed Martin to Extend Neptune Common Ground Architecture Capabilities

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. Work will be performed at Sunnyvale, California, and is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2018. Fiscal 2015 Air Force and Department of Defense research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $3,280,525 are being obligated at the time of award. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

 

SAIC Supports Integrated Warfare Systems in Six Countries

August 31, 2015

Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Virginia, is being awarded an $8,330,800 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-15-C-5103 to exercise option year two for engineering support services in support of Program Executive Office for Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS). This contract will provide engineering support services, specifically engineering analysis and expertise in support of the portfolio of programs which include Aegis, Aegis fleet readiness, DDG 1000, enterprise configuration management, future combat systems, training systems, systems engineering and information assurance. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. government (81 percent), and the governments of Japan (8 percent), Australia (5 percent), Korea (3 percent), Spain (2 percent), and Norway (1 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. 

Work will be performed in Washington, D.C. (85 percent); Dahlgren, Virginia (4 percent); Norfolk, Virginia (2 percent); Bath, Maine (1 percent); Mayport, Florida (1 percent); Moyock, North Carolina (1 percent); Moorestown, New Jersey (1 percent); New York (1 percent); Honolulu, Hawaii (1 percent); Reno, Nevada (1 percent); San Diego (1 percent); and Yokosuka, Japan (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by November 2015.  Fiscal 2015 ship construction (Navy); fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy); fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy); fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy); and foreign military sales funding in the amount of $8,330,800 will be obligated at time of award. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $2,212,363 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

 

Insitu Supports RQ-21 Blackjack Program

August 31, 2015

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is being awarded $8,810,938 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 0042 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-12-G-0008) for interim contractor services in support of the RQ-21 Blackjack program. Services include logistics, training and field service representative support. Work will be performed at Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina (60 percent); and Bingen, Washington (40 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2016. Fiscal 2015 procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $4,596,890 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

 

SAIC to Support MH-60 Weapon Systems

August 31, 2015

Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Virginia, is being awarded an $11,838,878 cost-plus-fixed-fee definitive contract for MH-60 weapon systems support and sustainment. The MH-60 weapon systems consist of the MH-60R and the MH-60S helicopters. The MH-60R is the Navy’s primary anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare platform and the most advanced maritime multi-mission helicopter in operation and deployed globally. The MH-60S is the Navy's maritime workhorse, performing missions from vertical replenishment to Medevac. The anticipated contract will support MH60R and MH60S helicopter production efforts. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (92 percent) and the governments of Denmark (2 percent), Australia (2 percent), Saudi Arabia (2 percent), and Brazil (2 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Crane, Indiana (75 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (25 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2017. Fiscal 2014 procurement aircraft (Navy) funds in the amount of $376,491 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with the statutory authority of 10 U.S. Code 2304(c) (1) as implemented by Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1 - only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center-Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-15-C-JN32).

 

L-3 Vertix to Provide Jet Training Services

August 31, 2015

L-3 Vertex Aerospace LLC, Madison, Mississippi, is being awarded a $21,371,269 firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursement, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of business jet training services in support of contracted air services basic training, large national exercises, and small, single unit training exercises. Missions include maritime air patrol, low/slow terrorist aircraft, air interdiction training, helicopter maritime strike weapons school, laser training, fixed-wing ground control approach training, lost homing direction training, and air intercept/anti-submarine training. These services support training requirements through air intercept control, anti-submarine tactical attack control, tracking exercises, electronic warfare missions, banner tows and target tows. Work will be performed in Virginia Beach, Virginia (51 percent); and the Naval Air Station North Island, California (49 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2016.  Fiscal 2015 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,856,903 are being obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposal; and one offer was received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-D-0022).

 

General Dynamics to Support Acoustic Data Analysis

August 31, 2015

General Dynamics Information Technology Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $39,777,752 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide engineering and technical services for the operations, maintenance and repair required for acoustic data acquisition, test range/support systems, and acoustic data analysis conducted at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division Acoustic Research Detachment. Work will be performed in Bayview, Idaho, and is expected to complete by August 2020. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funding; working capital funds; and fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $2,775,000 will be obligated at time of award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, West Bethesda, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00167-15-D-0005).

 

Northrop to Provide G/ATOR Software

August 31, 2015

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum, Maryland, is being awarded a $58,706,242 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the procurement of Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar Increment II Ground Weapons Locating Radar software, along with technical data packages, anti-tamper planning and developmental testing support. Work will be performed in Linthicum, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, 2018. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $19,920,025 will be obligated at the time of award. No contracts funds will expire the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity (M67854-15-C-0230).

 

Northrop Awarded Common Infrared Countermeasures Contract

August 31, 2015

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, was awarded a $35,372,762 cost-plus-fixed-fee, fixed-price incentive, and firm-fixed-price hybrid contract with options for engineering and manufacturing development and low-rate initial production of the Common Infrared Countermeasure program. Work will be performed in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 28, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Fiscal 2015 research, development, testing, and evaluation funds in the amount of $35,372,762 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-15-C-0067).

 

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