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Lockheed to Provide Continued Support to Missile Defense Agency

August 28

LLockheed Martin Corporation, Rotary and Mission Systems Division in Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a $9,451,695 modification (P00040) to previously awarded fixed-price incentive contract HQ0147-16-C-0011. The modification brings the total cumulative value of the contract to $681,880,588 from $672,428,893. The modification provides for development efforts associated with quantifying discrimination performance and evolving threats. Work will be performed at Moorestown, New Jersey, with an expected completion date of February 2019. Missile Defense Agency fiscal year 2016 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $5,269,400 will be obligated at time of award. The Missile Defense Agency in Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity (HQ0147-16-C-0011).

 

 

Lockheed to Provide Repair of Systems on the E2-D Aircraft

August 28

Lockheed Martin Corporation in Liverpool, New York, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $7,030,168 undefinitized contract action for delivery order 7000 under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00383-17-G-BR01) for the repair of 45 items used on the E2-D aircraft, known as the Advanced Hawkeye. Work will be performed in Liverpool and will be completed by February 2019. Fiscal year 2017 working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $3,444,782 will be obligated at the time of award. The funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was a sole-source award, with one offer received. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

 

SRC to Provide R&D for Naval Robotic Swarm Sensors

August 28

SRC Incorporated in North Syracuse, New York, is being awarded a $7,957,573 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for multi-intelligence swarm sensing research and development. Work will be performed in North Syracuse and is expected to be completed by August 27, 2022. Fiscal year 2017 working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $20,000 will be obligated at the time of award. No funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under Naval Research Laboratory Broad Agency Announcement N00173-17-R-BA01, Topic 56-17-01 Optical Sciences Research and Development, for which numerous offers were received. The Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00173-17-C-6017).

General Dynamics to Provide Abrams Tank System Enhancement

August 28

General Dynamics Land Systems Incorporated, Sterling Heights, Michigan, has been awarded a $310,582,092 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the design, development and integration of multiple engineering changes into the Abrams Tank M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3. One bid was solicited and one bid was received. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights; Lima, Ohio; Scranton, Pennsylvania; and Tallahassee, Florida, with an estimated completion date of February 28, 2024. Fiscal year 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $12,500,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-17-C-0188).

UltiSat an Awardee on the CS3 Satellite Contract from GSA

August 28

UltiSat Incorporated, of Gaithersburg, Maryland was awarded by the General Services Administration (GSA) part of the 10-year, $2.5 billion indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide complex commercial SATCOM solutions (CS3). The multi-awardee contract will allow U.S. federal agencies to purchase turnkey managed network solutions incorporating commercial satellite communication products and services via the GSA program of record. The CS3 contract is the successor to the Custom SATCOM Solutions (CS2) IDIQ Contract under which UltiSat was a small business awardee; now UltiSat is considered a large business awardee on the CS3 contract.

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The Cyber Edge
August 28, 2017
By David Young



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Lockheed to Supply Radar System Equipment to Marines

August 25, 2017

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Rotary Mission and Systems, Liverpool, New York is being awarded a $25,246,336 firm-fixed-priced, cost-plus-fixed-fee line contract for the development and production of a digital receiver exciter for the AN/TPS-59A(V)3 Radar system. This contract contains options, which if exercised, will bring the maximum dollar value of the contract to $46,709,617. Work will be performed in Liverpool, New York (85 percent); Atlanta, Georgia (10 percent); and Clearwater, Florida (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by January 31, 2021. 

Fiscal year 2016 research, development, test and evaluation (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $130,000 will be obligated at the time of award and will expire the end of the current fiscal year. FY 2016 research, development, test and evaluation (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $25,116,336 will also be obligated at the time of award but will not expire the end of the current fiscal year. This contract is a sole-source acquisition in which only one responsible source and no other suppliers satisfied agency requirements. The Marine Corps System Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity (M67854-17-C-6002).

General Dynamics to Provide CAC2 Systems for the Marines

August 25, 2017

General Dynamics Missions Systems Incorporation, Scottsdale, Arizona, is being awarded a $37,136,744 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the full rate production of the Common Aviation Command and Control System (CAC2S), managed by Program Executive Office Land Systems, Quantico, Virginia.

The contract will procure 41 full deployment units and quarterly software maintenance releases, in four lots from fiscal year 2017 through 2020, to include the servers, network switches, network routers, radios and ancillary equipment, and assembly of the components into a deployable system. The contract includes three one-year options, which if exercised, will bring the total value to $104,850,491. 

Work will be performed in Scottsdale, Arizona (94 percent); Fulton, Maryland (4 percent); Huntsville, Alabama (1 percent); and San Diego, California (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by January 26, 2022. FY 2017 procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $30,686,828 will be obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. FY 2017 operations and maintenance (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $6,449,916 will be obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with five offers received. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity (M67854-17-C-0261).

General Dynamics to Provide Acoustic Technology for Naval Submarines

August 25, 2017

General Dynamics - Electric Boat Corporation, Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $64,217,408 cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price contract for a large vertical array (LVA) fixture, LVA first article and provisioned items orders. The LVA delivers acoustic detection capability to submarines. This technology allows for production and outboard installation of very large arrays while minimizing impact to naval architecture, hydrodynamics and submarine signatures. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $882,142,220.

Work for the contract will be performed in Groton, Connecticut (69 percent); Syracuse, New York (11 percent); York, Pennsylvania (9 percent); Jacksonville, Florida (8 percent); Depew, New York (2 percent); and El Cajon, California (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2019. Fiscal year 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funding in the amount of $13,129,253 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured on the basis of full and open competition via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-17-C-6245).

Wolf Creek to Support Non-Mission Communications

August 25, 2017

Wolf Creek Federal Services Incorporated, Anchorage, Alaska, has been awarded a $26,075,067 option modification (P00074) to previously awarded contract for range operations support. The contract provides for non-mission support communications. Work will be performed at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida; Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida; and Ascension Auxiliary Air Field, Ascension Island, and is expected to be completed by September 30, 2018. No funds are being obligated at the time of option exercise modification award. The 45th Contracting Squadron, Patrick AFB, Florida, is the contracting activity (FA2521-15-C-0063).

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