M.C. Dean Incorporated, Dulles, Virginia; L-3 Services Incorporated, Global Security & Engineering Solutions, Chantilly, Virginia; Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), McLean, Virginia; BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services Incorporated Rockville, Maryland; and Honeywell Technology Solutions Incorporated Columbia, Maryland, are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee with firm-fixed price provisions, performance-based multiple award contracts to provide infrastructure protection solutions, to include engineering and life-cycle support for five program areas: electronic security systems; public safety to include emergency management and law enforcement technology support; enterprise systems engineering; information assurance; and engineering network system. M.C. Dean is being awarded $41,313,451; L-3 Services, $38,980,304; SAIC, $39,800,740; BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services, $40,963,239; and Honeywell Technology Solutions, $43,192,864. These contracts include options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the contracts to an estimated $228,700,000. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.
Brig. Gen. Steven M. Shepro, USAF, has been assigned commanding general, NATO Air Training Command-Afghanistan, NATO Training Mission-Afghanistan/Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, and commander, 438th Air Expeditionary Wing, Air Combat Command, Kabul, Afghanistan.
Always well-versed in land combat, the U.S. Marine Corps now is focusing on its heritage as a premier amphibious force by re-emphasizing the "sea" portion of its expertise "in the air, on land and sea."
The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $12,002,634 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for supplies and services associated with Engineering Change Proposal 6038 for the F/A-18E/F aircraft. Supplies include 42 R2/R3 retrofit kits for the AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array radar domes. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
APIC Corporation, Culver City, California, is being awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded Section 845 other transaction agreement with a not-to-exceed ceiling price of $16 million for Phase V Network Enable Wavelength Division Multiplexing-Highly Integrated Photonics (NEW-HIP) technology maturation efforts. Efforts will address the advancing system-level technology readiness level; manufacturing readiness level advancement for both the digital and analog network components; and link testing of digital and analog links using the application-specific components developed under the Navy NEW-HIP Program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
BAE Systems, Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Incorporated, Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded a $20,596,718 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for technology maturation efforts in support of the next-generation jammer, which will replace the aging ALQ-99 tactical jamming system. Technology maturation efforts include research in support of future development of airborne electronic attack capability from a tactical-size airborne stand-off/mod-escort platform. Specifically, the contractor will mature and provide a concept demonstrator (CD) design and mature critical technology elements required to support CD design. Other awards include: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Integrated Systems - Eastern Region, Bethpage, New York, $20,220,599; and ITT Exelis, Clifton, New Jersey, $20,175,204. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.