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Syracuse Research to Provide Air Force Aerial System Supplies

September 5, 2017

Syracuse Research Corporation of North Syracuse, New York, has been awarded a $10,073,000 undefinitized contract action for Counter-Unmanned Aerial System supplies. Work will be performed at Syracuse and is expected to be complete by August 29, 2018. The award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2017 other procurement and research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $4,935,770 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity. (FA8730-17-C-0047).

 

Draper Lab to Test and Demonstrate Guidance Technologies for the Missile Defense Agency

September 5, 2017

The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $36,913,696 noncompetitive cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. Under the contract, Draper will provide technical and analytical support for Missile Defense Agency related to evaluation, maturation, integration, test and demonstration of leading edge Guidance, Navigation and Control technologies. The effort also includes research analysis on sensors, modeling and simulation, radiation hardening and survivability and precision targeting as well as weapons development. The work will be performed in Cambridge and Huntsville, Alabama with an expected completion date of July 31, 2022. The period of performance is from August 2017 to July 2022. One offer was solicited and one offer was received. Fiscal year 2017 research and development funds in the amount of $240,000 are being obligated on this award. The Missile Defense Agency, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (HQ0147-17-C-0046).

Catapult to Offer Information Technology Services to the Army Research Lab

September 5, 2017

Catapult Health Technology Group, Alexandria, Virginia, has been awarded a $10,111,130 modification (P00015) to contract W911QX-15-F-0014 for information technology services and support for the Army Research Laboratory, the Adelphi Laboratory Center and Network Enterprise Center. Work will be performed in Adelphi, Maryland; White Sands, New Mexico; Aberdeen Maryland; and Durham, North Carolina, with an estimated completion date of August 31, 2018. Fiscal year 2016 and 2017 research, development, test and evaluation; and operations maintenance (Army) funds in the combined amount of $3,372,608 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Northrop to Give Logistical Support for Special Electronic Aircraft Missions

September 5, 2017

The Army is awarding Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation of Herndon, Virginia a $116,916,350 cost, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, and fixed-price-incentive contract for logistics support services for government-owned fixed wing fleet performing special electronic mission aircraft missions. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received. Work will be performed in Herndon with an estimated completion date of February 28, 2027. Fiscal year 2017 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $30,000,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-17-C-0014).

 

Lockheed will Equip Navy Submarines with Electronic Warfare Equipment

September 5, 2017

The Navy is awarding Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems of Manassas, Virginia a not-to-exceed $71,457,135 firm-fixed-price undefinitized contract action (UCA) modification to previously awarded contract N00024-09-C-6247 for electronic warfare equipment in support of Virginia-class submarines. Work will be performed in Syracuse, New York (49 percent); Fairfax, Virginia (40 percent); Germantown, Maryland (5 percent); Van Nuys, California (3 percent) and Buffalo, New York (3 percent), and is expected to be completed by April 2020. The UCA is expected to be definitized by February 2018. Fiscal year 2017 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) $15,243,418; FY 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) $14,550,536; fiscal 2017 other procurement (Navy) $4,157,296; and FY 2016 other procurement (Navy) $692,883 in the amount of $34,644,133 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 Navy Yard, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon to Help Integrate Seeker Technology into Tomahawk Missile System

September 5, 2017

The Navy is tapping Raytheon Company of Tucson, Arizona, to provide analysis, trade studies, architecture, modeling, simulation development, evaluation, and prototyping activities for the integration of seeker suite technology and processing capabilities into the Tactical Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round missile system in support of the Maritime Strike Tomahawk Program. The contract award is an $119,021,912 cost-plus-incentive-fee delivery order (N00019-17-F-2001) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0003). The work will be performed in Tucson (44.7 percent); Dallas, Texas (23.3 percent); Boulder, Colorado (20.6 percent); and various other locations inside and outside the U.S. (11.4 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2019. Fiscal year 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $9,400,000 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

 

Air Force Contracts for Launch Operations Support at Cape Canaveral

September 1, 2017

Space Coast Launch Services, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, has been awarded an estimated $11,387,859 option modification (P00255) to previously awarded contract for launch operations support. Contractor will provide operations, maintenance and engineering support to critical launch, spacecraft and ordnance facilities and support systems owned by the 45th Space Wing. Work will be performed at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Kennedy Space Center, Florida, and is expected to be completed March 31, 2018. No funds are being obligated at the time of option exercise modification award. The 45th Contracting Squadron, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity (FA2521‐05-C-0008).

L3 Technologies to Provide the Army Engineering Support for Apache Helicopters

September 1, 2017

L3 Technologies Incorporated of Salt Lake City, Utah, was awarded a $69,348,326 cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price Army contract for procurement of manned and unmanned teaming hardware and technical and engineering support in support of the Apache attack helicopter. One bid was solicited with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of August 31, 2018. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-17-D-0070).

Army to Receive 22 Apache AH-64E Helicopters


The Army awarded the Boeing Company of Mesa, Arizona $202,200,000 modification (P00009) to contract W58RGZ-16-C-0023 for 22 Apache AH-64E helicopters. Work will be performed in Mesa and completed by December 31, 2021. Fiscal year 2017 other procurement (Army); and other procurement (Army) advanced procurement funds in the combined amount of $200,200,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Bell-Boeing to Deliver V-22 Equipment for Marine Corps and Air Force

September 1, 2017

Bell-Boeing JPO of Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $7,671,686 by the Navy for cost-plus-fixed-fee modification 11 to deliver order 0096 under previously issued basic ordering agreement N00019-12-G-0006 in support of the V-22 aircraft. The modification provides for the procurement of Marine Corps MV-22 integrated aircraft survivability equipment and Air Force CV-22 directional infrared counter measures, advanced mission computer kits, validation/verification kits, delta kits, non-recurring engineering and installation. Work will be performed at Ridley Park, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be completed in May 2019. Fiscal year 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,572,596; and fiscal 2016 and 2017 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $5,099,090 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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