Acquisition and Contracting Blog

Navy Selects VTG in $188 Million Enterprise Modernization at Port Hueneme

April 7, 2021

The U.S. Navy selected Chantilly, Virginia-based VTG for the $188 million indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Technical Insertion 16 (TI16) Sustainment, Installation, Procurement and Engineering Services contract with the Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division, a field activity of the Naval Sea Systems Command. The contract has a five-year period of performance. The TI16 program is the U.S.

Ametek is Providing VDATS Kits to the Air Force

April 7, 2021

Ametek Programmable Power Inc., San Diego, California, has been awarded a $15,740,450 firm-fixed-price requirements contract for the purchase of Versatile Diagnostic Automatic Test Station (VDATS) kits. The VDATS is an organically designed test station with open architecture and virtual modular equipment extensions for instrumentation technology. The VDATS consists of standardized, commercially available test equipment, components and software. There are two configurations of VDATS, the Digital Analog (DA)-1 and DA-2.

DCS is Performing Modeling and Simulation for Hardware-in-the-Loop Simulations

April 7, 2021

DCS Corp., Alexandria, Virginia, was awarded a $19,999,845 modification (P00053) to contract W56HZV-17-C-L422 for support services for modeling and simulation to conduct warrior/hardware-in-the-loop simulations. Work will be performed in Warren, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2022. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test and evaluation, Army funds in the amount of $19,999,845 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon is Delivering Vehicles for Air Force Small Diameter Bomb Integration and Testing

April 7, 2021

Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded a $79,398,158 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Small Diameter Bomb Increment II lot integration and test.

Lafayette Group and SAIC to Provide C4I Support to NIWC Pacific

April 7, 2021

Lafayette Group Inc., Vienna, Virginia (N66001-21-D-0096); and Science Applications International Corp., Reston, Virginia (N66001-21-D-0097), were awarded a combined $51,828,272 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-with-no-fee pricing to provide communications interoperability technical assistance, programmatic and strategic support, software lifecycle engineering and upgrades, and other command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) efforts.

CACI is Providing Joint Geospatial Analytic Support Services to SOCOM

April 7, 2021

CACI Inc.-Federal, Chantilly, Virginia, was awarded a $372,853,235 maximum labor hour contract (H92402-21-C-0005) for joint geospatial analytic support services to U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). The contract will provide proficient and capable geospatial analysts experienced with the processing, exploitation and dissemination of traditional and non-traditional intelligence data. Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance funds in the amount of $25,731,000 are being obligated at the time of award.

DISA Selects Boeing to Supply Ka-Band Communications on E-4B Aircraft

April 6, 2021

The Boeing Co., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was awarded a non-competitive, firm-fixed-price contract for high throughput commercial military Ka-band mission essential communications and internet service on E-4B aircraft under Air Force Global Strike Command control. The face value of this action is $26,634,982, funded by fiscal 2021 operations and maintenance funds.  The total cumulative face value of the contract is $197,223,871.  Primary performance will be at Boeing Global SatCom Services Network Operations Center, Kent, Washington.

GDIT is Supplying Regulatory Consultation to the Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity

April 6, 2021

General Dynamics Information Technology Inc., Falls Church, Virginia, was awarded a $95,000,000 hybrid (firm-fixed-price and time-and-materials) contract for regulatory consultation, regulatory oversight and contract research organization support. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2031. U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, Fort Detrick, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed is Providing Space-Based Infrared System Support to SMC

April 6, 2021

Lockheed Martin Space, Sunnyvale, California, has been awarded a $42,325,125 fixed-price-incentive-firm, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-reimbursement modification (P00213) to contract FA8810-13-C-0002 for the Space Based Infrared System contractor logistics support to extend the term of the contract. Work will be performed at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado; Buckley AFB, Colorado; Greeley Air National Guard Station, Colorado; and Boulder, Colorado, and is expected to be completed July 1, 2021.

Enlighten IT is Providing Cyber Situational Awareness for Big Data Platforms

April 6, 2021

Enlighten IT Consulting LLC, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, has been awarded a $66,294,372 firm-fixed-price contract to provide Enterprise Logging Ingest and Cyber Situational Awareness Refinery (ELICSAR) Big Data Platform (BDP) to provide Air Force enterprise data analytics and further development and deployment of ELICSAR in the unclassified, secret, and top secret domains. ELICSAR BDP is a government-owned, cloud-based platform that collects data and enables complex analytics to identify advanced cyber threats.

Army Selects SAIC in $800 Million Simulation and Systems Engineering Effort

April 6, 2021

The U.S. Army selected Reston, Virginia-based Science Applications International Corp. for a $800 million cost plus fixed-fee, single-award contract to provide engineering and professional support services to the Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Aviation & Missile Center, Software, Simulation, Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate.

Northrop is Producing F-16 Scanned Array Radars for the Air Force

April 5, 2021

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum Heights, Maryland, has been awarded a $259,591,988 firm-fixed-price modification (P00037) to contract FA8615-17-C-6047 for Active Electronically Scanned Array radars of Air Force F-16 aircraft. This modification is for the exercise of options to include 115 production radars, as well as associated spares. Work will be performed in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, and is expected to be completed December 2023. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $840,077,231.

GBL Systems is Examining Intelligence Software Agents for EA-18 Growler

April 5, 2021

GBL Systems Corp.,* Camarillo, California, is awarded a $7,643,765 modification (P00028) to a cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N6833518F0004) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N6833515G0026).

Lockheed is Correcting Autonomic Logistics Information Systems on the F-35

April 5, 2021

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $7,842,572 modification (P00012) to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N0001920C0037). This modification exercises options to provide deficiency investigations and corrections to the fielded Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) Development Labs and development of capabilities to be added to the ALIS in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program for the Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and non-U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) participants.

General Atomics is Providing Communications and Support Equipment for Navy MQ-9A Reapers

April 5, 2021

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, is awarded a $13,068,808 modification (P00001) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N0001920C0031). This modification adds scope to procure mission kits, ground support equipment, spares, element communications gear, and additional required equipment in support of the MQ-9A Reaper unmanned air systems for the Navy. Work will be performed in Manama, Bahrain (81%); Poway, California (16%); and Yuma, Arizona (3%), and is expected to be completed in August 2021.

Raytheon is Updating Mine Hunting Sonars for the Navy

April 5, 2021

Raytheon Co., Portsmouth, Rhode Island, is awarded a $66,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract for engineering, design, development, production, integration and testing to physically upgrade 10 legacy AN/AQS-20A mine hunting sonars to the AN/AQS-20A Block II (AN/AQS-20C) mine hunting sonar configuration. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, and is expected to be completed by August 2024.

Northrop Grumman is Supporting the Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft

April 5, 2021

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is awarded a $195,039,814 modification (P00023) to a previously awarded fixed-price incentive (firm-target) contract (N0001918C1037). This modification exercises options to provide support services to include non-recurring engineering, software support activity and product support in support of E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) Lot 9 full rate production (FRP) aircraft. In addition, this modification adds scope to procure one E-2D AHE CV-22B variation in quantity aircraft Lot 10 FRP aircraft.

Navy Orders More Poseidon Patrol Aircraft from Boeing

April 5, 2021

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is awarded a $1,624,757,540 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-fee contract (N0001914C0067). This modification provides for the production and delivery of 11 P-8A Lot 12 production aircraft; nine for the Navy and two for the government of Australia. Work will be performed in Seattle, Washington (98.15%); Huntington Beach, California (1.19%); and various locations within the continental U.S. (0.66%), and is expected to be completed in September 2024.

General Dynamics is Supplying Classified IT Support to DARPA

March 30, 2021

General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc., San Antonio, Texas, has been awarded a $15,246,565 modification (P00058) to previously awarded contract HR0011-16-C-0001 for classified information technology services. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract from $172,708,013 to $187,954,578. Work will be performed in Arlington, Virginia, with an expected completion date of July 2021. Fiscal 2021 research and development funds in the amount of $7,691,810 are being obligated at time of award.

Agile Defense Provides Information Technology Services to DARPA

March 30, 2021

Agile Defense Inc.,* Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $15,825,698 modification (P00059) to previously awarded task order HR0011-15-F-0002 for unclassified information technology services. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the task order from $211,027,983 to $226,853,681. Work will be performed in Arlington, Virginia, with an expected completion date of July 2021. Fiscal 2021 research and development funds in the amount of $7,324,021 are being obligated at time of award.

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