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Jeppesen Sanderson to Provide P-8A Software for Multiple Countries

June 16, 2017

Jeppesen Sanderson Inc., Englewood, Colorado, is being awarded a $13,846,460 fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of performance planning software tools in support of the P-8A aircraft for the Navy and the governments of Australia, UK, Norway, and New Zealand. The software tools include MilPlanner, FliteDeck Pro, On-Board Performance Tool (OPT) database and OPT software, and provides an accurate, portable and error tolerant electronic means of calculating aircraft performance. Additionally, the NAV Database tool is required by the P-8A to provide aeronautical radio incorporated (ARINC)-424 navigational data. Work will be performed in Englewood, Colorado, and is expected to be completed in May 2022. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy); 2017 operations and maintenance (Navy); 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy); and cooperative program funds in the amount of $1,344,299 are being obligated at time of award, $843,053 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases with the Navy ($12,431,351; 89.78 percent), and the governments of the UK ($279,699; 2.02 percent); Norway ($117,695; .85 percent); and New Zealand ($45,693; .33 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales program and the cooperative program - Australia ($972,022; 7.02 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity (N68335-17-D-0017).

 

L3 to Provide Video Data Link Training

June 16, 2017

L3 Technologies, Salt Lake City, Utah, has been awarded a $90,700,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for hardware, sustainment, and training of video data link devices. Work will be performed at Salt Lake City, Utah, and is expected to be complete by May 16, 2022. This contract involves foreign military sales to Australia with the potential for other approved countries to join the contract. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $12,560,947 are being obligated at the time of award on the first delivery order. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8629-17-D-5001).

 

Gryphon Awarded Sea-Based X-Band Radar Contract

June 16, 2017

Gryphon Technologies LLC, Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a $57,675,835 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract, including options for sea-based X-band (SBX) radar mission integration. This contract provides for communication operations and support for the SBX Strategic Mission. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama; and Honolulu, Hawaii, with an expected completion date of June 14, 2024. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $4,000,000 are being obligated at time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition and two offers were received. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the buying activity (HQ0147-17-C-0040).

 

U.S. Navy Procures Rockwell Trainer System

June 16, 2017

Rockwell Collins Simulation and Training Solutions, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $34,190,336 firm-fixed-priced contract for procurement of one E2-D Advanced Hawkeye Tactics Trainer in support of the E-2D Hawkeye Integrated Training Systems III effort. In addition, this contract provides for aircraft-to-simulator concurrency updates; aircraft change directives/engineering change proposals to be retrofitted into other Hawkeye Integrated Training Systems (HITS) devices (tactics trainer, simulated maintenance trainer, power plant trainer, aircrew procedure trainer, operational flight trainer); integration and testing of third party software applications; address obsolescence issues across the suite of HITS devices; delivery of integrated interoperable devices, technical data, training (maintenance, user, and cyber security and software support); and training system logistics support. Work will be performed in Point Mugu, California, and is expected to be completed by August 2020. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $34,190,336 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competed and was procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1). The Naval Air Warfare Center, Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity (N61340-17-C-0014).

 

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