U.S. Air Force Awards $875 Million for Cryptography and Information Assurance
General Dynamics Mission Systems, Scottsdale, Arizona (FA8307-17-D-0006); Harris Corp., Rochester, New York (FA8307-17-D-0007); L-3 Systems Corp., Camden, New Jersey (FA8307-17-D-0008); Leidos Inc., Columbia, Maryland (FA8307-17-D-0009); Raytheon, El Segundo, California (FA8307-17-D-0010); Sypris Electronics LLC, Tampa, Florida (FA8307-17-D-0011); and ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, California (FA8307-17-D-0012) have been awarded a combined not-to-exceed $875 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Contractors will provide total life cycle support of cryptographic and information assurance-related products and will include contracted activities during materiel solutions analysis; technology maturation and risk reduction; engineering; and manufacturing development, production and product support. Work will be performed primarily at each contractor’s location. The work is expected to be completed by December 15, 2026. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with seven offers received. Fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $5,000 are being obligated to each company at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Joint Base San Antonio–Lackland, Texas, is the contracting activity.