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Teradyne Developing Test System for Naval Vertical Launch Capabilities

June 14, 2018

Teradyne Inc., North Reading, Massachusetts, is awarded an $8,472,733 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five-year ordering period for automated test system hardware and software to test circuit card assemblies (CCA) for the Mark 41 Vertical Launch System. The objective of the contract is to purchase a test system that can utilize legacy test program sets to read the CCAs for the MK41 VLS, producing timely and compatible test results without the need for costly redevelopment. Other deliverables include products of subscriptions to maintenance (software downloads and replacement boards), training, nominal hardware and software services to ensure that new test fixtures and test program sets will interface seamlessly with the automated test system. Work will be performed in North Reading, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by June 2023. Fiscal year 2018 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $7,852 will be obligated on the first delivery order at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured, with one responsible source and no other supplies satisfying agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

 

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Truestone Continues to Operate Guam Fiber Communication Link

June 14, 2018

Truestone LLC, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a non-competitive firm-fixed-price follow-on contract for the continued operation and maintenance of a multiyear capital lease for a 25-year indefeasible right of use for a dedicated fiber pair between Guam and Kwajalein Atoll.  The face value of this action is $23,607,174 funded by fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation appropriations. Primary performance will be on land and in waters between Kwajalein Atoll and Guam. The period of performance is 10 years from June 11, 2018, through June 10, 2028. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization - Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is the contracting activity (HC1013‐07‐H‐0617).

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Hexagon Procuring Commercial Ruggedized Hardware Systems for the Navy

June 13, 2018

Hexagon Federal Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, is awarded a $60,857,149 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity supply contract for the procurement of commercial Ruggedized Marine Hardware systems to be installed on various ship classes in support of numerous modernization programs managed by the Navy Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division. All of the hardware will be delivered to the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This contract award will contain a 60 month ordering period. The delivery date of the required supplies will be determined at the time of award for each individual delivery order. Work is expected to be completed by May 2024. Fiscal 2017 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $1,816,085 will be obligated immediately after contract award via the first delivery order and will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

 

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Reynolds Providing Explosives R&D, Testing and Fabrication for the Navy

June 12, 2018

Reynolds System Inc., Middletown, California, is awarded a $9,834,034 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for explosive manufacturing support for the Department of Defense. The company will provide: research and development; test and evaluation; and hardware fabrication and production of initiators, detonators, deflagrating components, explosive transfer components, multipoint firing systems, firing system assemblies, firesets, low inductance circuits, specialized connectors, switches, transformers, and capacitors. Work will be performed in Middletown, California, and is expected to be completed by April 2022. Fiscal year 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funding in the amount of $52,000 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was solicited on a sole-source basis, as only one responsible supplier satisfied agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

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