Acquisition and Contracting Blog

Defense Logistics Agency Procures Medical-Related Software

May 23, 2018

LEAD Technologies Inc., doing business as Medicor Imaging,* Charlotte, North Carolina, has been awarded a maximum $16,155,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for medical software and computer programming solutions. This is the 13th contract competitively awarded under the open solicitation. This was a competitive acquisition with 41 offers received. This is a five-year contract with no option periods.

V3Gate Providing the Air Force with Oracle Product Licenses

May 23, 2018

V3Gate, Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded an estimated $63,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the Air Force Standard Enterprise Resource Planning License Agreement. This contract provides for the standard set of Oracle commercial Enterprise Resource Planning licenses, Manufacturing Execution System module licenses and Oracle Software-as-a-Service licenses. Work will be performed in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and is expected to be complete by May 24, 2023, if all options are exercised by the government.

Lockheed to Supply Phased Array Tracking

May 23, 2018

Lockheed Martin Corp., Dallas, Texas, was awarded a $46,607,974 modification for post-deployment build-8.1 Phased Array Tracking to Intercept Of Target Advanced Capability-3 system ground and flight test support. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2022. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $1,710,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Red Stone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

Companies Compete for the Army's Aerial Target System

May 23, 2018

Griffon Aerospace Inc.,* Madison, Alabama; Kord Technologies Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama; Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services Inc., San Diego, California; and Trideum Corp.,* Huntsville, Alabama, will compete for each order of the $93,376,751 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Aerial Target Systems 2 research, development, test and evaluation. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of May 21, 2023. U.S.

Defense Systems and Solutions Supporting Army Aviation and Missile Research

May 23, 2018

Defense Systems and Solutions,* Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $2,560,000,000 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee; cost-plus-incentive-fee; firm-fixed-price; and fixed-price-incentive) contract for technical support of the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, Engineering Center's Prototype Integration Facility. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of May 21, 2027. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Johns Hopkins Providing Space Systems Engineering Research to the Air Force

May 14, 2018

Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland, has been awarded a $93,000,000 ceiling cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for space systems engineering. The contract provides for systems engineering, technical support tasks, and specialized research and development. Work will be performed in Laurel, Maryland, and is expected to be complete by May 2025. The award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2018 research and development funds in the amount of $7,500 are being obligated at the time of award. Space and Missil

NAVSEA Getting Rolling Airframe Missile Improvements

May 14, 2018

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $7,471,077 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-15-C-5410) for design agent and engineering support services for the Rolling Airframe Missile upgraded MK-31 Guided Missile Weapon System Improvement program.

AFRL Getting SIGINT Technology to Use in Research

May 11, 2018

Black River Systems Co. Inc.,* Utica, New York, has been awarded a $9,312,874 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Software Defined Radio (SDR). This contract provides for further advancement of the Air Force Research Laboratory body of knowledge in the cyber domain through the research and development of innovative concepts and advancement in SDR state-of-the-art to sustain SIGINT related capabilities including real time collection, geolocation and signal exploitation. Work will be performed in Utica, New York, and is expected to be complete by May 9, 2022.

DOD Getting McAfee Hardware, Software and Services

May 11, 2018

International Systems Marketing Inc., Rockville, Maryland (N66001-18-A-0007); DLT Solutions Inc., Herndon, Virginia (N66001-18-A-0008); and EC America, McLean, Virginia (N66001-18-A-0009), is awarded an estimated value $550,840,000 multiple-award, firm-fixed-price blanket purchase agreement (BPA) in accordance with the company’s General Services Administration (GSA) federal supply schedule contract. This agreement will provide McAfee brand name hardware, software, and services for Department of Defense (DOD), U.S. intelligence community, and Coast Guard activities worldwide.

L-3 Technologies Upgrading Air Force F-16 Operational Flight Program

May 11, 2018

L3 Technologies Inc., Link Training and Simulation Division, Arlington, Texas, has been awarded a $20,251,157 cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract for the F-16 Mission Training Center (MTC) M7.2+ Operational Flight Program (OFP) upgrade. The contract modification provides for incorporation of the F-16 M7.2+ OFP capability into the Air Force's F-16 MTC.

Raytheon Sustaining the Air Force CENTAUR System

May 11, 2018

Raytheon Co., Intelligence, Information & Services, Richardson, Texas, has been awarded $37,366,000 ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contact for the sustainment of services to the Cross Domain Enterprise All Source User Repository (CENTAUR) system. This contract provides for the continued sustainment of the CENTAUR architecture that services as a coalition cross domain solution, as well as continued development of the NGA Coalition Data Broker.

ECS Federal Analyzing Army Data for Tactical Edge Insights

May 9, 2018

ECS Federal LLC, Fairfax, Virginia, was awarded a $48,000,608 modification to provide analysis of large structured and unstructured data sets in order to provide insight to the warfighter on the tactical edge using modern computational and algorithmic techniques through creation of a prototype environment with prototype technologies to uncover key insights with large data sets using robust ontologies created through data science partnership with the Department of Defense research laboratories and universities.

L-3 Communications Supplying Maritime Data Link Terminals to the Navy

May 9, 2018

L-3 Communications West, Salt Lake City, Utah, is awarded $8,833,750 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N0042118F0255 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00421-15-G-0002).  This delivery order is for the procurement of three tactical common data link maritime shipboard terminals for littoral combat ships (LCS-25, LCS-26 and LCS-28) in support of surface aviation interoperability lab. Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is expected to be completed in November 2019. Fiscal Year 2016 and 2017 ship conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,833,750 will be o

Telephonics Supplying Multi-Mode Radar Systems

May 9, 2018

Telephonics Corp., Farmingdale, New York, is awarded a $31,840,287 fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of up to 19 Multi-Mode Radar systems for the HC-27J aircraft in support of the Coast Guard.  This contract also provides for related engineering technical services and logistics support. Work will be performed in Farmingdale, New York, and is expected to be completed in May 2023. Fiscal 2016 Department of Homeland Security Coast Guard acquisition, construction and improvement funds in the amount of $6,176,099 will be obligated at time of award,

Parsons Supporting DIA's Missile and Space Intelligence Center

May 9, 2018

Parsons Government Services Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a five-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task order contract (HHM402-18-D-0004) with a potential five-year option and a ceiling of $164,693,682 to provide support services for the Defense Intelligence Agency’s (DIA) Missile and Space Intelligence Center (MSIC) located at Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Alabama.

BAE to Demonstrate a New Optical Seeker for DARPA

May 7, 2018
DARPA is asking BAE Systems to demonstrate a cost-effective optical seeker for precision-guided munitions, that will reportedly improve the navigation of munitions, as well as automate target location and homing. Photo credit: BAE Systems

BAE Systems will demonstrate a new optical seeker for precision-guided munitions for DARPA, through the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.

Edaptive Computing Offering the Air Force Threat Assessment Research and Solutions

May 7, 2018

Edaptive Computing Inc.,* Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded a $24,900,000 ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Small Business Innovation Research Phase III contract for solutions for threat assessment, mitigation and prevention research and development. This contract provides for the ability to research, develop, deploy and transition innovative optimization, assurance and automation technologies, techniques and tools to assess, mitigate and prevent threats to our systems and processes.  Work will be performed in Dayton, Ohio, and is expected to be complete by May 1, 2025.

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