The U.S. Navy took an important step forward in putting high-energy laser weapons into the fleet in awarding Bothell, Washington-based Lockheed Martin Aculight Corp.
Naval Sea Systems Command
Engineering Services Network, Inc. (ESN), Woodbridge, Virginia, was awarded a $39.5 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, California Division (NSWC PHD), of the Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). ESN, as the incumbent Combat Systems Operational Sequencing System (CSOSS) prime contractor, will support NAVSEA's Port Hueneme, San Diego, CA and Norfolk, VA, locations in the development, modification, validation and delivery of CSOSS for all shipboard sensors, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) and weapon systems. The five (5) year contract, which begins immediately, includes a base year plus four one-year options.
Raytheon Co., Keyport, Washington, is being awarded $9,600,000 for cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitzed contract action under delivery order N0002418F6303 under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N61331-17-D-0001) for design efforts and long lead material procurement for deploy and retrieve systems in support of the AN/AQS-20 Minehunting program. The highly specialized equipment will deploy, tow, and retrieve the AN/AQS-20 sonar in support of minehunting operations. This system is in support of the Littoral Combat Ship Mine Countermeasures Mission Package test schedule. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (81 percent); and Keyport, Washington (19 percent), and is expected to be completed b
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, St. Petersburg, Florida, was awarded $70,917,689 on September 29, 2017 for a cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-only modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-5212) to exercise fiscal 2018 options for cooperative engagement capability (CEC) design agent and engineering services efforts. CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force anti-air warfare capability by extracting and distributing sensor-derived information such that the superset of this data is available to all participating CEC units.
Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, was awarded on September 29, 2017 a $17,268,162 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-5145) to exercise options for DDG 1000-class total ship activation test conduct and for modification and upgrades to missions systems equipment/total ship computing environment hardware and software. The contract provides production, integration, activation and testing on DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class ship mission systems and missions systems equipment (MSE).
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.
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.
Rear Adm. Stephen F. Williamson, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander, Logistics, Maintenance and Industrial Operations (SEA-04), Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.
Rear Adm. Lorin C. Selby, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander, ship design, integration and engineering, SEA-05, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.
Capt. James P. Downey, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as commander, Navy Regional Maintenance Center, and deputy commander, surface warfare, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.
Rear Adm. David J. Gale, USN, will be assigned as deputy commander for surface warfare, SEA-21, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.
Capt. Luther B. Fuller III, USN, has been selected for the rank of rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy commander for ship design, integration and engineering, SEA-05, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.
Rear Adm. Michael E. Jabaley Jr., USN, will be assigned as deputy commander for undersea warfare, SEA-07, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.
Rear Adm. William H. Hilarides, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C.
L-3 KEO, Northampton, Mass., is being awarded a potential $54,936,636 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed fee contract for production of 16 Universal Modular Masts (UMM) and 142,000 hours of engineering services. The UMM is a non-hull penetrating mast that is installed on Virginia-class submarines that serves as a lifting mechanism for five different sensors including the Photonics Mast Program, High Data Rate Mast, Multi-Functional Mast, Multi-Functional Modular Mast and Integrated Electronic Signal Monitoring Mast. Each sensor is mounted on a UMM. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Honeywell International, Albuquerque, N.M., is being awarded an $8,286,161 contract for post-production support services for the RQ-16B T-Hawk Block II Micro Air Vehicle. The RQ-16B is a rugged, field-repairable, single operator, vertical launched, unmanned air system that supports explosive ordnance disposal technicians and is currently used in theater to support Operation Enduring Freedom. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting authority.
Science Application International Corporation, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $9,686,538 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order under previously awarded basic ordering agreement for the mine warfare environmental aids and library, which provides the mine warfare commander and mine warfare forces with a single tool for the effective command and control of mine warfare. The order includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $13,530,185. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington DC, is the contracting activity.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $27,876,524 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract for engineering and technical services in support of the AN/BYG-1 Tactical Control System for U.S. Navy and Royal Australian Navy submarines. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity.
URS Federal Technical Services, Germantown Maryland, is being awarded a $21,977,441 cost-plus fixed-fee contract modification, exercising previously negotiated options and providing incremental funding for professional support services to Team Submarine in support of towed array systems, associated component systems, and hull sensor systems. URS Federal Technical Services, will provide professional support services in the areas of program analysis, development, control and monitoring; administration, communication and human resources; business, finance, and cost estimating; technical and engineering support; information technology; and life cycle support. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, DC, is the contracting activity.
3Phoenix Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a potential $36,975,796 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, development and production of one low-profile photonics mast engineering development model and associated engineering services. This effort is for Phase III of a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) topic number N04-138, "Real-time Data Fusion and Visualization Interface for Environmental Research Data." The technology development efforts to support fielding Low Profile Photonics Masts and Inverted Passive Electrical Networking (iPEN) Telemetry Kits have been through SBIR. Developed technologies provide a significant improvement to U.S.