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Raytheon Looking into Cross Domain Surveillance for the Navy

April 26, 2018

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is awarded a $29,990,292 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Cross Domain Maritime Surveillance and Targeting (CDMaST). Work will be performed in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (37 percent); Woburn, Massachusetts (20 percent); Cambridge, Massachusetts (15 percent); Portsmouth, Rhode Island (12 percent); Groton, Connecticut (8 percent); San Diego, California (6 percent); and various places below one percent (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by October 31, 2020.  Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,416,157 will be placed on contract and obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via a broad agency announcement, with two offers received. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, North Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity (N65236-18-C-8009).

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DRS Laurel Supplying Naval Radar Systems

April 26, 2018

DRS Laurel Technologies, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is awarded a $64,290,515 firm-fixed-price contract for delivery of AN/SPQ-9B ASMD radar systems and associated equipment. The contract is for the manufacture of up to 59 AN/SPQ-9B radar systems. The AN/SPQ-9B provides Navy ships the capability to detect and track low-flying, high-speed, small Radar Cross Section (RCS) anti-ship missile targets in heavy clutter environments. The system uses a high-resolution, track-while-scan, X-band, pulse-doppler radar to provide real time acquisition and automatic tracking of multiple surface and air targets while maintaining the surface detection, gunfire control and navigational capabilities. AN/SPQ-9B maximizes the use of commercial-off-the-shelf and non-developmental item equipment. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $261,983,690. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (88.2 percent); and the government of Japan (11.8 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Largo, Florida (70 percent); and Johnstown, Pennsylvania (30 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2022. Fiscal 2017 other procurement (Navy); fiscal 2017 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); fiscal 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); fiscal 2018 other procurement (Navy); and foreign military sales (Japan) funding in the amounts of $18,908,515; $15,127,594; $15,127,203; $7,563,797; and $7,563,406 respectively will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-18-C-5395).

 

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SOCOM Taps Wittenberg Weiner to Help With Joint Training and Exercises

April 26, 2018

Wittenberg Weiner Consulting LLC, Lutz, Florida, is being awarded a $200,000,000, five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to support U.S. Special Operations Command in executing joint collective training and exercises. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $25,000,000 are being obligated at time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition awarded through a section 8(a) set aside with 10 proposals received. U.S. Special Operations Command, Tampa, Florida, is the contracting agency (H92400-18-D-0001). 

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