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Air Force Adding Microwave Imaging Capabilities for Low Earth Orbit Satellite

November 14, 2017

Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corporation, Boulder, Colorado, has been awarded a $93,713,423 firm-fixed-price contract for weather system follow-on microwave and will provide for system design and risk reduction of a low earth orbit satellite with a passive microwave imaging radiometer instrument and hosted government furnished energetic charged particles sensor.  Work will be performed in Boulder, Colorado, with an expected completion date of November 15, 2019. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $45,843,000 will be obligated at time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition and two offers were received. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity (FA8810-18-C-0002).

North Star Designing and Testing Navy Amplifier

November 14, 2017

North Star Scientific Corporation,* Kapolei, Hawaii, is being awarded a $14,015,755 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, engineering development, fabrication, and prototype testing of a replacement 1,000-watt Joint Tactical Information Distribution System high power amplifier in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Link-16 datalink and associated capabilities. These efforts are in support of Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III work that derives from, extends, or completes an effort performed under SBIR Topic N06-125, L-Band Sold State High Power Amplifier for Airborne Platforms. Work will be performed in Kapolei, Hawaii (71.3 percent); and Carlsbad, California (28.7 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2020. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $3,720,000 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity (N68335-18-C-0021). *Small Business

Lockheed to Integrate and Test AEGIS Weapon System

November 14, 2017

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Rotary Mission Systems, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a $60,196,236 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-5104) to exercise options for ship integration and test of the AEGIS weapon system (AWS) for AWS baselines through Advanced Capability Build 12. Work will be performed in Camden, New Jersey (35 percent); Norfolk, Virginia (19 percent); Pascagoula, Mississippi (12 percent); Moorestown, New Jersey (10 percent); San Diego, California (9 percent); Bath, Maine (8 percent); Deveselu, Romania (3 percent); and various places below one percent (4 percent), and is expected to be completed by November 2018. Fiscal 2012 and 2013 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); fiscal 2017 and 2018 other procurement (Navy); and fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding, in the amount of $16,886,684 will be obligated at the time of award. Funds in the amount of $3,866,193 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Navy is Developing Telemetry and Transmitter Systems for the G550

November 14, 2017

Raytheon Company (Ktech), Albuquerque, New Mexico, is being awarded a $79,690,954 fixed-price-incentive-firm contract for the development and integration of the Commercial Aircraft Based Instrumentation Telemetry System and the Airborne Command Transmitter System on the G550 airborne early warning aircraft.  Work will be performed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is expected to be completed in February 2022. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $6,566,000 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals; one offer was received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity (N68936-18-C-0001).

Army Pursuing Strategic Research Studies

November 14, 2017

The Rand Corporation of Santa Monica, California, has been awarded a $21,281,475 modification (0020) to contract W91CRB-15-D-0022 for 35 individual research studies on matters of strategic importance to the Army. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of September 30, 2019. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and engineering funds in the amount of $8,000,000, were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Army Adding Off-The-Shelf Commercial Software Products

November 14, 2017

Four LLC,* Herndon, Virginia (modification P00018 to W52P1J-15-D-0006); Immix Technology Incorporated, McLean, Virginia (modification P00017 to W52P1J-15-D-0007); and Carahsoft Technology Corporation, Reston, Virginia (modification P00017 to W52P1J-15-D-0008), will share in a $130,000,000 modification to provide commercially available-off-the-shelf software products and maintenance that have obtained a full Certificate of Networthiness through the Army's Network Command networthiness process in the following categories: IT Utility and Security; Modeling and Simulation; Multimedia and Design; and Program and Development. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of February 10, 2020. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity. * Small Business

CSRA to Digitize Veteran Records

November 14, 2017

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has awarded CSRA Incorporated a $158 million contract to digitize over 7 million health records of veterans. CSRA subsidiary, SRA International LLC, will perform the work at the VA’s Records Management Center in St. Louis under a 36-month period of performance. CSRA currently supports the digitization of veteran files through its Intake Conversion Mail Handling Services contract. By digitizing veterans’ files, CSRA is helping the VA transform from a paper-based process to an electronic claims system, saving physical space, money, and processing time, resulting in a more efficient way of processing veterans’ records, the company said. "CSRA is proud to lead the digital transformation for the VA," said Vice President Kamal Narang, head of CSRA’s Federal Health Group. "This opportunity reaffirms CSRA’s ‘Think Next. Now.’ approach to helping our customers navigate to the digital age and save taxpayer dollars in the process. More important, this work has the potential to save lives by quickly providing doctors and administrators with key information to inform their decisions. America’s veterans have made enormous sacrifices for our country and CSRA is honored to serve those who served."

Air Force Secures Missile Targeting System Support

Novermber 14, 2017

The Air Force awarded Raytheon Company's Missile Systems Division in Tucson, Arizona, a $17,255,491 modification (P00009) to a previously awarded contract (FA8675-15-C-0004) for High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile Targeting System (HTS) contractor logistics support (CLS) services. The contract modification provides for HTS pod CLS depot repairs and sustainment activities.  Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of November 30, 2018. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $12,825,015 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

Army Adding Simulation Software

November 14, 2017

Millennium Engineering and Integration Company,* Arlington, Virginia, has been awarded a $90,853,338 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of system and component technologies utilizing modeling simulation software and analysis for advanced technology concepts. Bids were solicited via the Internet with 10 received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of November 6, 2022. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-18-D-0003). *Small Business

 

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