Brig. Gen. Duke Z. Richardson, USAF, has been selected to the grade of major general and assigned as program executive officer, Presidential Airlift Recapitalization, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
Brig. Gen. Brian T. Kelly, USAF, has been selected to the grade of major general and assigned as commander, Air Force Personnel Center, Deputy Chief of Staff, Manpower, Personnel and Services, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas.
Harris Corp., RF Communications, Rochester, New York, has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a $255,000,000 maximum ceiling value to provide the Special Operations Forces Tactical Communications Next Generation Manpack (STC NGMP) Radio system in support of U.S. Special Operations Command to conduct a Capital Equipment Replacement Program, replacing legacy manpack radios such as the AN/PRC-117F and AN/PRC-117G. The STC NGMP will provide Special Operations Forces teams with the ability to communicate utilizing a two-channel manpack radio. The NGMP will provide a capability to receive and distribute intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data in the form of full motion video, and support simultaneous dual channel line of sight and/or beyond line of sight operation utilizing legacy, and advanced waveforms. The majority of the work will be performed at the contractor’s location in Rochester, New York, and is expected to be completed by June 2023. Fiscal 2017 procurement funds in the amount of $1,050,000 are being obligated at time of award. This contract was competitively awarded using Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 15 procedures and one proposal was received. U.S. Special Operations Command, Tampa, Florida, is the contracting activity (H92222-17-D-0021).
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, has been awarded a $104,634,353 single award, fixed-price-incentive-firm and firm-fixed-price contract for Advanced Radar Threat System Variant 2 (ARTS-V2). Contractor will provide the development and test of an ARTS-V2 production representative article and options to produce up to 20 systems. Work will be performed at Grand Prairie, Texas; Syracuse, New York; Orlando, Florida; Palmdale, California; Colorado Springs, Colorado; Newark, California; Northridge, California; Batavia, Ohio; Clintonville, Wisconsin; Huntsville, Alabama; Austin, Texas; San Luis, California; Atlanta, Georgia; Middletown, Rhode Island; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Scottsdale, Arizona; and Tallman, New York. Work is expected to be complete by June 30, 2027. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with two offers received. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $24,700,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (FA8210-17-C-0001).