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Boeing Updating F-15 Radar Kits

March 29, 2018

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a $187,315,403 modification (P00058) to a previously awarded contract FA8634-16-C-2653 for F-15 Radar Modernization Program (RMP) radar upgrades. This modification provides for the exercise of options for 29 Group A and Group B kits, Group B radar spares, 22 conformal fuel tanks, RMP Systems Engineering Program Management, Interim Contract Support Rep Lakenheath, RMP Isopods and shipping containers. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, and is expected to be completed by April 30, 2022. Fiscal year 2017 and 2018 procurement funds; FY 2017 Congressional-add funding; and Defense Working Capital funds are being obligated at the time of award.  The contracting activity is Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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Air Force Buys More Reaper Aircraft

March 29, 2018

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $295,654,506 firm-fixed-price contract for MQ-9 Reaper production. This contract provides for the production of the MQ-9 Reaper aircraft in the fiscal 2017 production configuration. Work will be performed in Poway, California, and is expected to be complete by July 29, 2021. The award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2016 and 2017 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $295,654,506 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

 

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Raytheon Helping to Replace Air Force Radar Warning Systems

March 29, 2018

Raytheon Self Protect Systems, Goleta, California, has been awarded a $460,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the AN/ALR‐69A digital Radar Warning Receiver system. The contract provides for the fabrication, integration, testing and delivery of line replaceable units and shop replaceable units.  Work will be performed in Goleta, California; and Forest, Mississippi, and is expected to be complete by March 2025. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and one offer was received. A combination of fiscal 2016 and 2017 National Guard and Reserve Equipment Account procurements funds; and fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $18,960,656 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Electronic Warfare, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

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Carahsoft Buying Software for the Army

March 29, 2018

Carahsoft Technology Corp., Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $7,500,000 modification (BA01 20) to contract N00104-08-A-ZF43 to purchase additional system application and products software against the Army enterprise license agreement. Work will be performed in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2020. Fiscal year 2016 other procurement, Army funds in the amount of $7,500,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

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Northrop Grumman Aiding C2 Systems for the Army

March 29, 2018

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $34,379,834 modification (P00024) to to contract W31P4Q-15-C-0065 for maintenance and training on the Counter-Rocket Artillery Mortar, Counter-Unmanned Aerial System, command and control system. Work will be performed in Herndon, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2019. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance Army funds in the amount of $34,379,834 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity. 

The company was also awarded a $27,000,000 modification (P00023) to contract W31P4Q-15-C-0065 to extend the current Counter-Rocket Artillery Mortar command and control system tactical defense measures contract by 21 months and include Counter-Unmanned Aerial System capability and emerging technologies in sensors and electronic warfare. Work will be performed in Herndon with an estimated completion date of November 29, 2019. Fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $2,000,000 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command at Redstone is also the contracting activity.

 

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Army Secures Support for its Joint Test and Evaluation Program Efforts

March 29, 2018

American Systems Corp., Chantilly, Virginia (W91C9G-18-D-0001); Cubic Global Defense Inc., San Diego, California (W91C9G-18-D-0002); Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia (W91C9G-18-D-003); DCS Corp., Alexandria, Virginia (W91C9G-18-D-004); Wyle Laboratories Inc., Huntsville, Alabama (W91C9G-18-D-0005); and Scientific Research Corp., Atlanta, Georgia (W91C9G-18-D-0006), will share in a $900,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Joint Test and Evaluation Program. Bids were solicited via the Internet with 12 received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 27, 2028. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Engineering Research and Development Center, Vicksburg, Mississippi, is the contracting activity.

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