Maj. Gen. Burke “Ed” Wilson, USAF (Ret.), has been selected for appointment to the Senior Executive Service and for assignment as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for cyber policy.
Alexis Lasselle Ross has been selected for appointment to the Senior Executive Service and for assignment as the deputy assistant secretary of the Army for strategy and acquisition reform.
Col. Pamela Powers, USAF (Ret.), has been selected for appointment to the Senior Executive Service and for assignment as the senior adviser to the Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.
Charles J. Ball has been selected for appointment to the Senior Executive Service and for assignment as the deputy assistant secretary of defense for threat reduction and arms control.
L3 Technologies Inc., Arlington, Texas, is being awarded a $218,060,000 not-to-exceed indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of new training systems, as well as hardware and software upgrades and modifications to existing F/A-18C/D/E/F and EA-18G aircrew training systems. The contract will also support software configuration set upgrades, engineering change proposals, Naval Aviation Simulation Master Plan upgrades and spare parts for hardware deliverables. Work will be performed in Arlington, Texas, and is expected to be completed in April 2023. Fiscal year 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy); and 2018 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,510,620 will be obligated at time of award, $200,000 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity (N61340-18-D-0004).
IRS officials are working to change the agency’s acquisition culture and improve communication with industry.
Cubic Global Defense, San Diego, California, is being awarded an $11,605,378 firm-fixed-price modification under a previously awarded contract for Marine Air-Ground Task Force (MAGTF) Training Systems Support (MTSS), managed by Program Manager Training Systems, Orlando, Florida. MTSS provides pre-deployment training to Marine Corps (USMC) operating forces within a joint and combined environment to improve USMC warfighting skills. Realistic computer-based simulation training; command, control, computers, communications, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance training; combined arms staff trainer training; MAGTF tactical warfare simulation; and deployable virtual training environment for individual Marines through senior Marine Corps commanders and their battle staffs is provided at multiple continental U.S.; and outside continental U.S. sites. The work will be performed at various government locations including Quantico, Virginia (55 percent); Camp Pendleton, California (10 percent); Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (15 percent); Twentynine Palms, California (10 percent); and Okinawa, Japan (10 percent). Work is expected to be completed by Oct. 26, 2018. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Marine Corps) in the amount of $11,605,378 will be obligated at the time of award and funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract modification was procured on a sole-source basis in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contract activity.