Col. David M. Gaedecke, USF, has been selected to the grade of brigadier general and assigned as director, Cyberspace Operations and Warfighting Integration, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Col. Ryan L. Britton, USAF, has been selected to the grade of brigadier general and assigned as director, Global Reach Programs, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force (Acquisition), Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
The FBI recently awarded a $100 million, multi-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for Tactical Mesh/Mobile Ad Hoc Network Systems to support the bureau’s Operational Technology Division. The small business set aside award goes to Persistent Systems LLC, New York, New York; TrellisWare Technologies, San Diego; Brimtek, Ashburn, Virginia, Domo Tactical Communications, Pinellas Park, Florida; Silvus Technologies, Los Angeles, California; Harris Corporation, Lynchburg, Virginia; and General Dynamics, Scottsdale, Arizona.
In a written announcement, Persistent Systems officials say they will provide the MPU5 smart radio, which provides a self-forming, self-healing, and scalable wireless Internet protocol network.
DRS Laurel Technologies, Johnstown, Pennsylvania (N00039-17-D-0006); Leidos, Reston, Virginia (N00039-17-D-0007); SAIC, McLean, Virginia (N00039-17-D-0008); and Serco Inc., Reston, Virginia (N00039-17-D-0009), are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee multiple award contract for Automated Digital Network System (ADNS) – Increment III production units. ADNS Increment III production units and supplies support the tactical wide area network (WAN) component of the naval communications system, providing surface ship, submarine, airborne, tactical-shore and shore-based WAN gateway services management. ADNS Increment III increases network capacity by adding the ability to utilize higher bandwidth available with newer satellite communication systems. The estimated cumulative value of the multiple award contracts is $492,400,000. The contracts have an eight-year ordering period up to the contract award amount. There are no option years provided in this contract. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pennsylvania; Sterling, Virginia; Poway, California; and San Diego, California. Work is expected to be completed by June 2025. Fiscal 2017 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $5,000 will be applied to each of the four contracts with an initial delivery order issued to each contractor at the time of award.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a $61,271,837 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-5132) to exercise options for technical engineering, configuration management, associated equipment/supplies, quality assurance, information assurance, and other operation and maintenance efforts required for the AEGIS development and test sites, including the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site, SPY-1A Test Facility and the Naval Systems Computing Center. Work will be performed in Moorestown, New Jersey, and is expected to be completed by June 2018. Fiscal 2013 and 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); 2017 research, development, test, and evaluation (Navy); and foreign military sales funding in the amount of $16,071,586 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.
General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona, was awarded a $250,000,000 hybrid cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract to modify, test, train and sustain the Prophet System, a tactical signals intelligence and electronic warfare capability. One bid was solicited and one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of June 15, 2022. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W56KGY-17-D-0006).