Acquisition and Contracting

MyPlane Incorporated, doing business as MyPilotStore,* Scottsdale, Arizona, has been awarded a maximum $15,615,663 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-quantity contract for electrical headsets. This was a competitive acquisition with two responses received. This is a three-year base contract with two one-year option periods. Maximum dollar amount is for the life of the contract, including options. Locations of performance are Arizona and Massachusetts, with a November 19, 2022, performance completion date. Using military service is Air Force.

Arête Associates,* Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $7,455,192 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N61331-11-C-0007) to provide Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis (COBRA) program systems support for the AN/DVS-1 COBRA Block 1 system and support equipment. The primary mission of AN/DVS-1 COBRA program is to conduct unmanned aerial tactical reconnaissance in littoral battlespace for detection and localization of mine fields and obstacles in the surf zone and beach zone prior to amphibious assault.

Iridium Satellite LLC of McLean, Virginia, is being awarded an $8,912,007 cost-plus-fixed-fee option under a previously awarded contract (N00178-17-C-0001) to support commercial satellite-based network services for the DOD in the areas of satellite, ground node, user equipment/terminal software and hardware development, integration and testing. This option is for a follow-on requirement to procure continued communication support services that may be implemented for use in tactical, operational and strategic-level Department of Defense activities.

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $122,259,347 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-6259) to exercise an option period for the procurement of Technical Insertion 18-20 Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-the-Shelf Insertion engineering services. Work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia (95 percent); and Clearwater, Florida (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2018.

Brig. Gen. Steven W. Ainsworth, USAR, has been assigned as commander (Troop Program Unit), 377th Theater Sustainment Command, Belle Chasse, Louisiana.

Maj. Gen. John C. Thomson III, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, III Corps, Fort Hood, Texas.

Maj. Gen. Wilson A. Shoffner, Jr., USA, has been assigned as commanding general, U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill, Fort Sill, Oklahoma.

Maj. Gen. Brian J. McKiernan, USA, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, XVIII Airborne Corps, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

Master Chief Lateef N. Compton, USN, has been selected as the Combined Maritime Forces Coalition senior enlisted leader, Naval Support Activity, Bahrain.

Rear Adm. Jon C. Kreitz, USN, will be assigned as deputy director for operations, Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii.

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