Capt. Yvette M. Davids, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as senior military adviser to the assistant secretary of state for political-military affairs, Washington, D.C.
Rear Adm. Dale E. Horan, USN, will be assigned as director, Joint Strike Fighter Fleet Integration, Washington, D.C.
Maranatha Industries Incorporated of Payne, Ohio, has been awarded a maximum $13,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract for handsets. It was under a competitive acquisition with one offer received. This is a five-year contract with no option periods. Location of performance is Ohio, with a November 14, 2022, performance completion date. Type of appropriation is Fiscal Year 2018 through 2023 Army working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (SPRBL1-18-D-0001).
The U.S. Navy has contracted with CSRA LLC, a subsidiary of CSRA Inc., to provide design, fabrication, assembly, and support for the rapid prototyping and system installation of engineering change-modifications to the H-60 Seahawk helicopters. The $38.5 million task order under the R2-3G contract will be performed at the company's New Bern, North Carolina facility, and primary government locations at the Naval Base in Coronado, California and Naval Station in Norfolk, Virginia. “Naval H-60 aircraft are undergoing critical modifications to meet the warfighters’ needs,” said Nick Trzcinski, CSRA vice president. “The U.S. Navy is providing new, technically-advanced systems to upgrade this aircraft with features unavailable when they were first fielded. CSRA is proud to support this crucial effort.”