Gillis Selected for Senior Executive Service

January 12, 2018

William Jordan Gillis has been selected for appointment to the Senior Executive Service and for assignment as the principal deputy assistant secretary of the Army for energy, installations and environment.

OSC Edge managing National Defense University Enterprise Network for Navy

January 11, 2018

Open SAN Consulting LLC, doing business as OSC Edge,* Atlanta, Georgia, is being awarded a $44,290,359 an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for the provision of information technology services to manage the National Defense University (NDU) enterprise network, including future innovation of the information technology role, to support NDU users and students. The contract will include a 60-month ordering period. Work will be performed in Washington, District of Columbia (75 percent); Norfolk, Virginia (20 percent); and Atlanta, Georgia (5 percent), and the ordering period of the contract is expected to be completed by January 2023. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $500,000 will be obligated, subject to the availability of funds, to fund the contract’s minimum amount and funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with the solicitation posted to the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, as a small business set-aside requirement, with 12 offers received. Naval Supply Systems Command Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, Contracting Department Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (N00189-18-D-Z010). *Small business


Navy Updating Navigation Capabilities

January 11, 2018

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation of Charlottesville, Virginia, is being awarded a $30,001,484 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, performance based, cost-plus-fixed-fee, services contract with provisions for firm-fixed-price task orders (N6523618D8001) by the Navy. The contract is for field and marine repair services; software updates and support; engineering support for the AN/WSN-7 Inertial Navigation System, the AN/WSN-7A Ring Laser Gyro Navigation Systems, and the AN/WSN-7B Ring Laser Gyrocompass; and the repair of ancillary commercial equipment for the Navy. These systems provide full ship navigation capability as well as interface digital data such as position, velocity, velocity rates, and time information to other vital ship systems. Major fleet-wide software, firmware, or hardware changes will be required (due to parts obsolescence, new mission requirements, new interfaced sensor or user requirements) to all of these systems.  The contract includes a five-year ordering period. A task order for the Attack Submarine, Nuclear (SSN)-795 in the amount of $521,000; and a task order for the Aircraft Carrier, Nuclear (CVN)-79 in the amount of $471,404 will be placed on contract and obligated at the time of award. Work will be performed in Charlottesville, Virginia (95 percent); and Norfolk, Virginia (5 percent). Work is expected to be complete by January 2024. Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $992,404 will be obligated at the time of award.  Funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured because it is a sole-source acquisition pursuant to the authority of 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) - only one responsible source (Federal Acquisition Regulation subpart 6.302-1). Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.

Comtech to Support Navy's ATIP System

January 11, 2018

Comtech EF Data, Tempe, Arizona, is being awarded an estimated $19,133,029 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to procure and sustain the Navy's Advanced Time Division Multiple Access Interface Processor (ATIP) system. The ATIP system is installed on ship, shore, and submarine platforms and supports a Layer-2 Ethernet bridging capability among geographically dispersed users connected via Milstar medium data rate (MDR), advanced extremely high frequency MDR/extended data rate (XDR), or enhanced polar XDR links. Work will be performed in Tempe, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by January 2022.  Fiscal year 2017 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); and fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $328,048 will be obligated at the time of award on the first delivery order. Contract funds in the amount of $41,006 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This sole-source contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N00039-18-D-0003).