Acquisition and Contracting

Replacing older maritime assets must be teamed with a host of new capabilities and doctrines.

Money alone can't buy modernization as the sea services confront a range of internal and external challenges.

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded an $11,525,263 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-5353) to exercise options for engineering, manufacturing and development for advanced off-board electronic warfare (AOEW). The AOEW program will provide an electronic warfare mission package to integrate with a flight vehicle.

Scientific Research Center, Atlanta, Georgia, has been awarded a $10,989,711 firm-fixed-price contract for the installation and integration of the AN/ALR-69A(V) radar warning receiver system on C-130H aircraft. Work will be performed in Warner Robins, Georgia, and is expected to be complete by October 19, 2022. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and five offers were received. Fiscal year 2017 procurement funds in the amount of $10,989,711 is being obligated at the time of award.

Decypher Technologies Ltd., San Antonio, Texas (FA8604-18-D-3000); Mission Services LLC, McLean, Virginia (FA8604-18-D-3001); and Stellar Innovations & Solutions Inc., Moraine, Ohio (FA8604-18-D-3000), have been awarded a $97,300,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Air Force Research Laboratory information technology support services.

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia, has been awarded a modification (P00038) to exercise contract Option Year 3 for engineering and technical support services for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Department of Defense Mobility program.

Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland, has been awarded a $13,791,316 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The contract is to provide assessments and alternatives of offensive capabilities within the domains of air, land, sea, space and cyberspace; missions and warfare areas that asymmetrically mitigate threat effectiveness, impose cost, and/or create ambiguity in adversary decision- making. Work performance will take place in Arlington, Virginia, and Alexandria, Virginia.

The Navy awarded Raytheon Co. of El Segundo, California, $9,435,547 for firm-fixed-price Delivery Order 3000 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0003). The contract is for the upgrade of three AN/APG-73 radar system integrated test benches, and a replacement bench tactical radar wiring harness in support of the F/A-18 aircraft platform. The test benches provide important crucial radar repair capability and system checks for the crucial F/A-18 radar equipment.

Valdez International Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $16,622,633 firm-fixed-price modification (P00007) to previously awarded contract FA8773-17-C-0002 to exercise option one. The award provides for support services to operate, sustain, and assure the availability of Air Force information networks to enable war-fighter mission execution. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $70,528,073.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation's Aerospace Systems of Redondo Beach, California, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $428,806,926 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for two functionally equivalent Extremely High Frequency eXtended Data Rate (EHF XDR) payloads for the recapitalization of the Enhanced Polar System (EPS). This contracts procures the EPS-R EHF XDR payloads to prevent a Military Satellite Communications mission gap in the Ppolar region. Work will be performed in Redondo Beach and is expected to be complete by December 2022. The award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.