Acquisition and Contracting

The United Sates must combat the Russian information machine.

A company developing networked drones for emergency disaster relief is the first finalist in an AFCEA Small Business Innovation Shark Tank competition. The finals are July 26.

LEAD Technologies Inc., doing business as Medicor Imaging,* Charlotte, North Carolina, has been awarded a maximum $16,155,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for medical software and computer programming solutions. This is the 13th contract competitively awarded under the open solicitation. This was a competitive acquisition with 41 offers received. This is a five-year contract with no option periods.

V3Gate, Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded an estimated $63,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the Air Force Standard Enterprise Resource Planning License Agreement. This contract provides for the standard set of Oracle commercial Enterprise Resource Planning licenses, Manufacturing Execution System module licenses and Oracle Software-as-a-Service licenses. Work will be performed in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and is expected to be complete by May 24, 2023, if all options are exercised by the government.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Dallas, Texas, was awarded a $46,607,974 modification for post-deployment build-8.1 Phased Array Tracking to Intercept Of Target Advanced Capability-3 system ground and flight test support. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2022. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $1,710,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Red Stone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.


Griffon Aerospace Inc.,* Madison, Alabama; Kord Technologies Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama; Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services Inc., San Diego, California; and Trideum Corp.,* Huntsville, Alabama, will compete for each order of the $93,376,751 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Aerial Target Systems 2 research, development, test and evaluation. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of May 21, 2023. U.S.

Defense Systems and Solutions,* Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $2,560,000,000 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee; cost-plus-incentive-fee; firm-fixed-price; and fixed-price-incentive) contract for technical support of the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, Engineering Center's Prototype Integration Facility. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of May 21, 2027. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

The U.S. Marine Corps is exploring the use of a family of unmanned aerial vehicles to deliver vital supplies to Marines in combat.

Situational awareness is key to cybersecurity and using analytics can help create the situational awareness needed to defend the nation from adversaries.

Brig. Gen. Peter J. Lambert, USAF, has been selected for the grade of major general and assigned as deputy commander, Joint Functional Component Command, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.