Centauri LLC,* Chantilly, Virginia, has been awarded a $49,746,122 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract under the Small Business Innovation Research Phase-III program for Stealth & Cognitive Agile Navigation System (SCANS). The contract provides for further research, investigation, comparison and prototyping a cutting edge alternate position, navigation, and timing (PNT) system for use in global positioning system-denied environments. The SBIR Phase III effort extends the previous Phase I and Phase II efforts by continuing to develop a tactical PNT system for continued research and development as well as to produce the first prototype for commercialization. The location of performance is Dayton, Ohio; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Sterling, Virginia; and Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico. The work is expected to be completed by September 30, 2026. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $250,000 are being obligated at time of award (FA9453-21-C-0003). *Small Business
The Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $1,150,958,695 modification (P00065) to previously awarded contract FA8802-19-C-0001 for systems engineering and integration support for the National Space Community. This modification provides for the exercise of Option Year Three for fiscal 2022 services being procured under the multiple year contract. Work will be performed in El Segundo, California, and is expected to be completed by September 30, 2022. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $4,470,506,651. Space Systems Command, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Woodland Hills, California, is awarded a $30,919,420 firm-price-incentive-fee contract to procure 25 Link 16 B kits; three Link 16 B kit spares; and two Link 16 flight training device B kits in support of UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopter modification efforts for the Navy. This contract also provides Link-16 systems engineering, program management, and logistics support. Work will be performed in Woodland Hills, California (92%); and San Diego, California (8%), and is expected to be completed in September 2023. Fiscal 2021 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $30,919,420 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1(a)(2)(ii)(B). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N0001921C0073).
Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia (N6600121D0160); Epsilon C5I Inc., San Diego, California (N6600121D0161); McKean Defense Group LLC., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (N6600121D0162); Parsons Government Services Inc., Pasadena, California (N6600121D0163); Science Applications International Corp., Reston, Virginia (N6600121D0164); Solute Inc., San Diego, California (N6600121D0165); and Systems Technology Forum Ltd., Fredericksburg, Virginia (N6600121D0066), are awarded a $68,307,374 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-with-no-fee pricing for technical support covering the contractual support requirements for Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific’s Enterprise Communication and Networks Division, including technology insertion, software and systems engineering, modeling and simulation, model based systems engineering, network engineering, installation and testing, and integrated logistics in support of communications, information technology and other command, control, communications, computers and intelligence efforts. This contract includes a three-year base period and four, one-year option periods which, if exercised, would bring the overall potential value of this contract to an estimated $169,124,257. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (90%); and at contractor facilities (10%). The period of performance of the base award is from Sept. 30, 2021, through Sept. 29, 2024. If all options are exercised, the period of performance would extend through September 2028. Awardees will have the opportunity to compete for task orders during the ordering period. No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will be obligated as task orders and will be issued using operation and maintenance (Navy); working capital funds (Department of Defense); and research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds.
Raytheon Co., Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, was awarded a $17,508,265 firm-fixed-price contract for APX-119 transponders, digital control panels, personality modules, KIV-77 crypto modules, crypto simulators and mounting trays. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of September 20, 2026. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W91CRB-21-D-5005).
The Boeing Co., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $29,239,146 modification (P00086) to contract W58RGZ-16-C-0023 to definitize multiple directed changes, communication interface system obsolescence, critical safety items, and metal hydraulic filters, and to issue directed changes for strap pack product improvement. Work will be performed in Mesa, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of October 1, 2024. Fiscal 2019 aircraft procurement, Army funds in the amount of $29,239,146 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
The RAND Corp., Santa Monica, California, was awarded an $184,246,908 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and analysis support. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of September 20, 2030. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W91CRB-21-D-0025).
Effort will discern from over 20 vendors what kinds of communications technologies are needed for armored units.
The dynamic projection of air power and forces across the Indo-Pacific region requires the use of emerging software capabilities, leader reports.