Defense Operations

January 5, 2014
 

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $21,326,083 for cost-plus- fixed-fee order 0090 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-12-G-0006) in support of the V-22. This order provides for fleet software sustainment that includes engineering and technical support for the V-22 flight control system and on-aircraft avionics software; flight test planning and coordination of changed avionics and flight control configuration; and upgrade planning of avionics and flight controls, including performance of qualification testing and integration testing on software products. Work will be performed at Ridley Park, Pennsylvania (90 percent), and Fort Worth, Texas (10 percent), and is expected to be com

January 5, 2014
 

Orbital Sciences Corporation, Chandler, Arizona, is being awarded a $12,454,893 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for six trajectory developments and build-ups, test and launch of 40 GQM-163A aerial target systems for the U.S.

December 29, 2014
 

Navmar Applied Sciences Corp., Warminster, Pennsylvania, is being awarded an $11,831,173 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N68335-14-C-0131) to extend a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research effort in support of the Copperhead Unmanned Air Systems, specifically TigerShark unmanned aerial vehicle. This effort includes the improvement of sensor and platform capabilities, sustainment and reset of current detachments in theater for the TigerShark UAV. Work will be performed in Afghanistan (50 percent); Patuxent River, Maryland (25 percent); and Yuma, Arizona (25 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2015.  Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) fund

December 31, 2014
By Sandra Jontz

So the countdown is on … the countdown for a new year, new challenges and new triumphs. During 2015, the nation’s top weather experts are slated to get a new weather satellite. The Pentagon will get a new chief. The Army will get at least four new uniforms. But before we take more of a look at the future, we wanted to highlight a countdown that sums up 2014, posted by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA).

December 29, 2014
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Melbourne, Florida is being awarded a $35,514,955 firm-fixed price contract for the fabrication, integration, test and production of airborne laser mine detection systems (ALMDS) and delivery of peculiar support equipment and engineering services to support those systems. This contract is in support of the Program Executive Office Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). ALMDS is a laser-based system, which uses streak tube imaging light detection and ranging to detect, classify, and localize surface and near-surface moored sea mines. The system is mounted on the MH-60S helicopter and will be deployed from the LCS.

December 29, 2014
 

Assured Space Access Technologies Inc., Gilbert, Arizona, is being awarded a $19,943,982 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide in-service engineering agent functions for meteorological and oceanographic systems, foreign military sales systems, and expeditionary and joint systems, projects and tasking engaged in worldwide operations, ashore and afloat. Forward Slope Inc., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $19,090,075 contract with one two-year option period, which, if exercised, would bring the potential value of this contract to $32,581,738. Del Rey Systems an

December 29, 2014
 

En Pointe Gov Inc., Gardena, California, has been awarded a maximum $11,207,546 modification (P00003) exercising the first option year to a one-year base contract (SP4701-14-F-0035) with two one-year option periods for Microsoft software assurance, maintenance, and support. This is a firm-fixed-price contract. Location of performance is California with a Dec. 25, 2015 performance completion date. Using service is federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2015 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Contract Services Office, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

December 29, 2014
 

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., doing business as GA-ASI, Poway, California, has been awarded a $375,212,717 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Predator (MQ1)/Reaper (MQ9) unmanned aerial systems contractor logistic support. Contractor will provide program management, logistics support, configuration management, technical manual and software maintenance, contractor field service representative support, inventory control point management, flight operations support, depot repair, and depot field maintenance. Work will be performed at Poway, California, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2015. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.

December 29, 2014
 

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $64,247,052 firm-fixed-price, undefinitized contract action for the continued availability of operational APG-63(V)1, APG-63(V)2,  APG-63(V)3 and Talon HATE radars after aircraft installation. Contractor will provide repair of all field failures, the continued parts obsolescence management of the radars, maintaining the form, fit, function and interface of the line replaceable units and built in test software, and providing configuration accountability of the fielded radar data. Work will be performed at St. Louis, Missouri, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2015.

December 29, 2014
 

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a $7,946,398 firm fixed price and cost plus fixed fee contract for KC-135 Block 45.1 upgrade software. Work will be performed at Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and is expected to be complete by Mar. 31, 2017. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2014 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $7,946,398 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is the contracting activity (FA8105-15-C-0001). 

December 29, 2014
 

The Boeing Co., Huntington Beach, California, is being awarded $39,540,071 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide the U.S. and U.K. Trident II (D5) maintenance, repair, and rebuilding and technical services in support of the navigation subsystem. This contract contains options, which, if exercised, would bring the contract to a maximum dollar value of $80,164,349. Work will be performed in Huntington Beach, California (75 percent), and Heath, Ohio (25 percent), and work is expected to be completed Sept.

December 29, 2014
 

King Aerospace, Addison, Texas, was awarded a $40,259,260 firm-fixed price contract for continuation of contractor logistics support for the De Havilland Canada Dash 7 airborne reconnaissance low EO-5 aircraft. Work will be performed at Fort Bliss, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with one received. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $12,500,000 are being obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal (Aviation), Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-15-C-0026).

 

December 29, 2014
 

Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, was awarded a $13,048,856 incrementally funded, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to continue contractor support services for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear detection, reconnaissance, protection and decontamination systems, and contractor logistics support. Purpose is to provide a strategic tool for the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense to deliver sustainment support for the identified high-complexity, low-density systems that fall under its life-cycle management responsibility. This is a six-month bridge contract, with the possibility of a six-month option.

December 29, 2014
 

AAI Corporation, Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded an $8,074,256 modification (P00019) to a foreign military sales contract (W58RGZ-13-C-0016) for continuation of the current contractor logistics support 2014 contract for the one system remote video terminal deployed in Afghanistan. This modification incorporates requirements for a bridge extending the current contract 128 days, from Dec.

December 22, 2014
 

Thales Raytheon Systems Company, Fullerton, California, was awarded a $19,943,236 modification (P00038) to cost-plus-fixed-fee contract W31P4Q-13-C-0091 for life cycle contractor support for Sentinel radars, including depot maintenance, contingency operations and scheduled and unscheduled overhauls. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $13,220,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is December 31, 2015. Work will be performed in Fullerton, California. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal (Missile), Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

December 22, 2014
 

Motorola Solutions Incorporated, U.S. Federal Government Markets Division, Columbia, Maryland, is being awarded a $15,634,774 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N39430-13-C-1220) to exercise option period two for global sustainment of enterprise land and mobile radio systems at 53 military installations worldwide. The work to be performed provides for preventive and corrective maintenance to sustain the enterprise land and mobile radio system and associated equipment and information assurance vulnerability alert compliance/patch management.

December 22, 2014
 

BSC Partners LLC, San Diego, is being awarded a $13,679,958 modification to exercise an option on a previously awarded firm-fixed-price Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III contract (N61340-14-C-0002) under Topic #03-190, helicopter operations aircrew/crew chief trainer. The objective of this SBIR effort is to design, fabricate, install and test MH-60 Naval aircrew training system (S/N 2) and MH-60S aircrew virtual environment trainer (S/N 3) device. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (90 percent), and Binghamton, New York (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2018.

December 22, 2014
 

Organizational Strategies Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,531,203 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for work associated with a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research effort under Topic N98-057, entitled “Advanced Training Technology Delivery System.” Work will be performed in Jacksonville, North Carolina (92 percent), and Lexington Park, Maryland (8 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2017. Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,463,715 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-5.

December 22, 2014
 

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services, Sterling, Virginia, is being awarded a $6,678,321 firm-fixed-price contract for the production, integration, test and delivery of the global broadcast service (GBS) below deck terminals. The GBS is a key component of the Joint Military Satellite Communications program, which provides high-speed information flow of high volume data to users both afloat, ashore and for Special Forces. The GBS provides the capability to receive, process and quickly disseminate live video and large files to support operating forces, training exercises, weapons targeting, intelligence and reconnaissance.

December 22, 2014
 

Northrop Grumman Technical Services Incorporated, Sierra Vista, Arizona, was awarded a $24,345,692 modification (P00028) to cost-plus-fixed-fee contract W58RGZ-13-C-0010 for Hunter unmanned aircraft system contractor logistics support. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $10,000,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is December 17, 2015. Work will be performed in Sierra Vista, Arizona (25 percent), and in Afghanistan (75 percent). The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal (Aviation), Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

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