DigitaliBiz to Assist National Science Foundation's Division of Polar Programs

January 24, 2018

DigitaliBiz Inc,* Rockville, Maryland is being awarded a $45,276,907 single award, performance-based, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee services contract (N6523618D8002) for engineering and operational support to the National Science Foundation, Division of Polar programs to deliver systems necessary for the safe execution of airspace management and control, quality operational meteorology, reliable aviation ground systems, and secure/compliant information systems. The contract includes a five-year ordering period and a six-month option period. The option period, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $48,996,600. Work will be performed at Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina (57 percent); McMurdo Station, Antarctica (42 percent); and Christchurch, New Zealand (1 percent). The work is expected to be completed by January 2024. If the option is exercised, work could continue until June 2024. A task order utilizing no year funds, other federal government in the amount of $7,230,521 will be placed on contract and obligated at the time of award. The requirement was solicited using full and open competition via the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command E-Commerce Central website and the Federal Business Opportunities website, with four timely offers received. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity. *Small Business


Army Playing With Malware to Boost Cyber Defense

January 24, 2018

The Army issued a contract to Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, to help boost national cyber range capability, by allowing potentially virulent code to be introduced and studied on the range without compromising the range. The award is a $33,916,629 modification (P00036) to contract W900KK-14-C-0020. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, with an estimated completion date of May 25, 2019. Fiscal year 2017 and 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $33,916,629 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Leidos Continues to Support Army's Night Eagle System Development

January 24, 2018

Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $75,110,227 firm-fixed-price contract for continued deployed contingency operations in support of the existing Night Eagle system, which provides counter-improvised explosive device airborne detection. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with one received. Work will be performed in Reston, Virginia; and Bagram, Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of April 25, 2020. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $75,110,227 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity (W900KK-18-C-0009).

Air Force Modernizing GPS Receiver Testing

January 24, 2018

Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been awarded an $11,193,029 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for modernized receiver test asset modernized test asset test support services, in order to test support services to the Space and Missile Systems Center Global Positioning Systems Directorate's Test and Verification Branch. Work will be performed in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and is expected to be complete by January 31, 2021. The contract is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Global Positioning Systems Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California is the contracting activity (FA8807-18-C-0001). (Awarded January 19, 2018)