Acquisition and Contracting Blog

Nexagen Networks Providing Information Assurance and Security Services to DOD, DHS

February 23, 2018

Nexagen Networks Inc.,* Marlboro, New Jersey, is being awarded an $11,390,168 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N66001-15-D-0083) to provide engineering support services for information assurance and security engineering-related services to the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security. The exercise of this two-year option period to the three-year base contract brings the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $27,305,949.

Patrick Air Force Base Getting Launch Support

February 23, 2018

Space Coast Launch Services LLC, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, has been awarded an $11,804,549 modification (P00269) to previously awarded contract FA2521‐05-C-0008 for launch operations support. The modification provides for operations, maintenance and engineering support to critical launch, spacecraft and ordnance facilities and support systems owned by the 45th Space Wing. Work will be performed at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, and is expected to be complete by September 30, 2018.  No funds are being obligated at the time of award.

Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Adding IT and Cybersecurity Support

February 23, 2018

Wakelight Technologies Inc.,* Honolulu, Hawaii, was awarded $9,628,561 for firm-fixed-price task order N3225318F3000 under previously awarded contract N00178-14-D-8039 for information technology and cybersecurity services for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. This contract will provide the government with information technology and cybersecurity capabilities that enhance the effectiveness, efficiency, productivity, and compliance to Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, and Department of Energy regulatory requirements and the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the Pearl Har

Ventura County Naval Base Boosting IT Support

February 23, 2018

VSolvit LLC,* Ventura, California, is being awarded a $17,834,753 firm-fixed-price modification to increase the maximum dollar value of an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for information technology enterprise business systems support at Naval Facilities Information Technology Center, Naval Base Ventura County. After award of this modification, the total cumulative contract value will be $83,756,261. Work will be performed in Port Hueneme, California (45 percent); San Diego, California (45 percent); and Yokosuka, Japan (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by August

Air Force Working to Certify Rocket Launch Systems

February 23, 2018

The Air Force has awarded Millennium Engineering and Integration Co. of Arlington, Virginia, a $9,951,573 cost-plus-fixed-fee task order for Vulcan rocket launch systems and Next Generation Launcher launch systems new entrant certification support. The task order provides for systems engineering and integration services to the government during certification of the Vulcan and Next Generation Launcher systems.

General Dynamics Developing Submarine Demonstration Technologies for the Navy

February 23, 2018

General Dynamics Electric Boat, Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded $8,788,219 for cost-plus-fixed-fee modification P00023 to previously awarded contract (N00014-13-C-0187) for the future submarine science and technology research effort.  Electric Boat will perform investigations to develop and demonstrate technology for Navy submarines. With the award of this modification, the total cumulative value of this contract is $23,453,010. Work will be performed in Cambridge, Massachusetts (44 percent); Groton, Connecticut (29 percent); Pawcatuck, Connecticut (20 percent); Airmont, New York (3 p

Navy Procuring Man-Packable Surveillance Equipment

February 23, 2018

Digital Receiver Technology Inc., Germantown, Maryland, is being awarded a $23,827,359 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for portable, ruggedized, and man-packable surveillance equipment and their associated peripherals in support of Combat Direction Systems Activity Dam Neck’s role as in-service engineering agent, technical design agent, and acquisition engineering agent. Work will be performed in Germantown and is expected to be completed in February 2023.  Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $30,610 will be obligated at time of award and

Northrop Grumman Supplying Hawkeye Aircraft to the Navy

February 23, 2018

The Navy awarded Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, two contracts in support of the Advanced Hawkeye program.

Polaris Alpha to Support Army Telecommunications

February 22, 2018

The U.S. Army has selected Polaris Alpha to provide the Army with advanced telecommunications equipment and services in the Middle East, under an $18 million task vehicle referred to as the Microwave Line of Sight (MLoS) Integration, also known as the Rapid MLoS Network order contract work (RoMaN). The effort will support the Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF–OIR) in Kuwait. Under terms of the contract, Polaris Alpha will provide MLoS capabilities for communication and data services across multiple networks.

ACT I Supporting Defense Healthcare

February 22, 2018

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC (ACT I)* was awarded over $15 million across 10 task order awards under its GSA OASIS Small Business Pool 1 contract. The company will provide support to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and the Air Force Medical Operations Agency (AFMOA), including program management, senior acquisition and financial support, healthcare quality improvement, surgical quality review, and patient advocate training.

Army Research Laboratory Developing Secure IoBT

February 22, 2018

The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) has awarded a $25 million contract to a group that includes SRI International and several universities. They will work to develop and secure the Internet of Battlefield Things (IoBT), as part of the IoBT Research on Evolving Intelligent Goal-driven Networks (IoBT REIGN) program.

FLIR Offering Electro-Optical Sensors to the Navy

February 13, 2018

FLIR Systems Inc., North Billerica, Massachusetts, is being awarded an $18,914,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a two-year ordering period for non-warranty repairs, provision item ordering spares, product revision/upgrades and production systems of the maritime mounted sensor and handheld sensor and ground applications. This contract will support multiple electro-optic sensor systems to include the following maritime forward looking infrared, combatant craft forward looking infrared, shipboard infrared sensor systems, sea forward looking infrared,

The Navy's Systems Engineering Department Getting a Boost

February 13, 2018

Tekla Research Inc.,* Dumfries, Virginia, is being awarded a $64,073,829 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for approximately 835,200 hours of systems specialty engineering and technical services in support of the Naval Air Systems Command’s Systems Engineering Department (AIR-4.1).

Raytheon Repairing F/A-18 Aircraft Radar Systems

February 13, 2018

Raytheon Co., Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded $56,042,840 for firm-fixed-price delivery order for the repair of the APG 65/73 radar systems in support of the F/A-18 aircraft. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is expected to be completed by February 2019. Fiscal 2018 working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $27,460,991 will be obligated at time of award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

Longbow Providing Laser and Hellfire Engineering Services to Army

February 13, 2018

Longbow LLC, Orlando, Florida, was awarded an $8,846,716 modification (P00050) to contract W31P4Q-16-C-0035 for laser and longbow Hellfire engineering services. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida; Ocala, Florida; and Anniston, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of February 12, 2019. Fiscal 2016, 2017 and 2018 other procurement (Army); and operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the combined amount of $8,846,716 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

ASM Research Aiding the Configuration and Design of Army Training Requirements System

February 13, 2018

ASM Research LLC, Fairfax, Virginia was awarded a $19,937,826 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract for configuration design, operation, programmatic support, and maintenance of the Army Training Requirements and Resources System. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of February 12, 2021. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Illinois, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-18-D-4003).

Wiley & Wilson Helping to Study and Design New Construction at Army's Intelligence and Security Command

February 13, 2018

Wiley & Wilson Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, was awarded a $40,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract to perform studies, investigations, design, and repairs for new construction in support of the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and its major subordinate commands within the contiguous U.S. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of February 9, 2023. U.S.

Army Beefing Up its Geospatial Information System

February13, 2018

The Department of Defense announced that Leidos, Reston, Virginia and General Dynamics One Source, Fairfax, Virginia (W5J9CQ-18-D-0002), will share in a $200,000,000 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract for non-commercial technical services to assist in coordination, integration, and synchronization of geospatial information requirements and standards across the Army; develop geospatial enterprise enabled systems to the Army, the Department of Defense (DoD) and non-DoD entities; and provide direct geospatial support to the warfighter.

General Dynamics to Purchase CSRA in $9.6 Billion Deal

February 12, 2018

With an view of becoming a premier provider of high-tech information technology solutions to government technology services market, Geneal Dynamics announced on Feb. 12 that it is purchasing CSRA. "With approximately $9.9 billion in revenue and strong double-digit EBITDA [earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amoritization] margins, the combined General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) and CSRA is well-positioned to serve its customers’ current and evolving mission requirements," General Dynamics stated.

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems Looking into Electronic Warfare

February 8, 2018

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded an $11,525,263 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-5353) to exercise options for engineering, manufacturing and development for advanced off-board electronic warfare (AOEW). The AOEW program will provide an electronic warfare mission package to integrate with a flight vehicle.