Raytheon, Intelligence and Information Systems, Defense and Civil Missions Solutions, Sterling Va., was awarded an $11,971,245 firm-fixed-price contract for sustainment services supporting the Military Satellite Communications System (MILSATCOM) Global Broadcast System (GBS). This contract provides for operational capability and will sustain uninterrupted GBS to garrisoned and deployed warfighters in the form of mission-essential data and streaming products. The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (F8823-14-C-0001).
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $26,650,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-C-0022) to incorporate the Test Release 21.1 block software upgrade on eight operational flight trainers, six weapons tactics trainers, three part task trainers, and 44 mission system desktop trainers in support of the P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime aircraft low rate initial production II. The Naval Air System Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions, Herndon, Va., has been awarded a minimum $8,340,165 modification (0265-01) on a base contract (SP4701-08-A-0008-0265) for support of fiscal year 2014 operational and sustainment services for the operational infrastructures, applications, and interfaces of the Integrated Data Environment Global Transportation Network Convergence (IGC) programs enterprise data warehouse. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Contracting Services Office, Philadelphia, Pa.
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Va., is being awarded an $8,847,668 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00024-09-C-6247) to exercise an option to procure 20 AN/BVY-1 Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems (ISIS) and associated spares. The ISIS provides mission critical, all-weather, visual, and electronic search, digital image management, indication, warning, and platform architecture interface capabilities. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Iridium Satellite LLC, McLean, Va. was awarded a $7,241,112 sole-source contract for hardware and software repairs, maintenance, Gateway Technical Assistance Center support and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert services for the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services Defense Department Gateway Iridium components. The total potential contract term is for five years to include a one-year base period and four one-year options. The total potential value of this contract is $38,000,004, with the base and each option year period including both firm-fixed-price and cost-reimbursable contract line items.
TASC Inc., Andover, Md., has been awarded a $35 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Optical Radiation Bioeffects and Safety (ORBS) program. The objective of the ORBS program is to conduct research on kinetic energy systems to assist in transitioning Defense Department technologies. Research efforts will include the following technical areas: novel laser bioeffects, laser eye protection and advanced technology demonstration, and applied high energy laser bioeffects. Basic and applied research will be conducted on optical radiation hazards expected in future combat scenarios with the view toward development of appropriate countermeasures.
Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp., East Rutherford, N.J., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $9,500,000 fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the manufacture and delivery of communications/navigation radio frequency avionics flight line tester AN/USM-708 and/or AN/USM-719. This contract is in support of the U.S. Navy, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Army and various foreign military sales customers under the foreign military sales program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-14-D-0004).
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum Heights, Md., has been awarded the fifth contract in a fair opportunity, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity program with a total program amount of $24,375,000 for research and development regarding automatic target recognition (ATR). The Compact ATR and Sustainable Environment (CASE) program addresses efficiency and sustainability concerns associated with the development, operation and maintenance of current non-cooperative ATR technology. Research is focused on reducing template/database dimensionality and cost for single and multi-phenomenology ATR, while maintaining target identification performance.
One of the U.S. Army’s top priorities is ensuring the right information is available in any environment down to the lowest tactical level on the battlefield. Oshkosh Defense, recently demonstrated its command, control, communications and computers (C4) and systems integration capabilities to connect soldiers to the network on its MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV). Oshkosh integrates C4 equipment and a full range of weapons and other systems in the initial vehicle design process to reduce potential system conflicts or interference.
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, St. Petersburg Fla., was awarded a $32,832,550 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00024-13-C-5212) for Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) design agent and engineering services. 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. CEC improves battle force effectiveness by improving overall situational awareness and by enabling longer range, cooperative, multiple, or layered engagement strategies.
Rockwell Collins Network Enabling Software Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $14,960,418 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price contract for development, test, fielding and support of software. This contract supports the Tactical Air Control Party close air support system software version 1.4.5. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (FA8307-14-C-0006).
Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center (SSC) Atlantic awarded an estimated $700,000 task order to Engineering Services Network Inc. (ESN), to provide engineering and technical services. ESN will provide technical communications systems services in support of U.S. Coast Guard vessels. These services include sustainment and capabilities upgrades to external communications system. ESN is assisting SSC Atlantic’s U.S.
Lockheed Martin will continue to support a tethered aerostat-based system that provides real-time, around-the-clock reconnaissance and surveillance for warfighters in Afghanistan. The U.S. Army awarded Lockheed Martin a $345 million contract to operate and sustain the Persistent Threat Detection Systems (PTDS). The Army's Program Executive Office for Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors, Product Manager, Meteorological and Target Identification Capabilities, based at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., will provide program and acquisition management.
The SI Organization Inc., King of Prussia, Pa., was awarded an $83,748,017 multiple-type contract including cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price for systems engineering and integration (SE&I) technical support. This contract provides for SE&I for the GPS Enterprise system of stems that are composed of three product segments that are a space segment, a control segment and a user segment. The Air Force Space and Missile Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8807-14-C-0001).
Raytheon, McKinney, Texas, was awarded a $50,150,434 basic ordering agreement (FA8620-11-G-4050) for 37 Multispectral Targeting System (MTS)-B Turret units, 37 MTS HD electronics units, associated containers, MTS-B initial shop replaceable unit/spares, and support equipment. Work will be performed at McKinney, Texas, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2014. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2013 procurement funds in the amount of $50,150,434 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
BAE Systems Information and Electronics, Nashua, N.H., is being awarded an $11,005,126 modification under a previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-6302) to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver three AN/SQQ-32(V)4 Minehunting Sonar Set High Frequency Wideband upgrade systems. The AN/SQQ-32 Minehunting Sonar was designed for deep water minehunting.
L3-Kollmorgen Corp., Northampton, Mass., was awarded a $10,970,754 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-5447), for the fiscal 2013 MK 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System units including the associated equipment, services and emergent provisioned item order for spares requirements and level-of-effort engineering services. The MK 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System is employed as a check sight and targeting sensor for anti-surface and anti-air warfare, and naval gun fire support missions as well as ship self defense and situational awareness. This contract combines purchases for the U.S.
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems was awarded a contract by the U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) for non-developmental V-22 Internally Transportable Vehicles (ITV). The three-year indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract is for up to 10 vehicles, with integration and logistical support and training. The total value of the contract is $5.8 million if all options are exercised.
Analytical Services Inc., Huntsville, Ala., was awarded a $157,120,496 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Under this contract, the contractor directly supports all phases of flight and ground testing and is responsible for the development, sustainment and modernization operations of Ballistic Missile Defense System dedicated test data management and data analysis lab infrastructure, test data transfer network connections, distributed operations systems and servers, and other systems. The work will be performed in Huntsville, Ala. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting agency (HQ0147-14-D-0002).
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Pacific Command, and personnel aboard the USS Lake Erie successfully conducted an operational flight test of the latest version of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) System. The test demonstrated the intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean by the Aegis BMD 4.0 Weapon System and a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB guided missile. At approximately 7:33 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time, a medium-range ballistic missile target was launched from the Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai, Hawaii, and flew northwest toward a broad ocean area. Following target launch, the USS Lake Erie detected and tracked the missile with its onboard AN/SPY-1 radar.