Defense Operations

June 14, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Intevac Photonics Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $27,035,593 for the procurement of electronic image intensifier ship sets and related services. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity. 

June 14, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
L-3 Communications MariPro Inc., Goleta, Calif., is being awarded a $10,195,466 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise two options for design and installation services for an undersea warfare training range (USWTR) off the coast of Jacksonville, Fla., training and support services following delivery of the USWTR, and spares. The Naval Air Warfare Center, Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla. is the contracting activity.  

June 14, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Services, King of Prussia, Pa., is being awarded a $7,167,332 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to exercise an option for software development in support of the Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System, including system engineering, software, hardware deployment and support, and management efforts required to field the system. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy and the United Kingdom under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity. 

June 14, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Intific Inc., Peckville, Pa., has been awarded a $24,960,275 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Plan X intuitive interfaces (PXII) software/hardware. The objective of the PXII effort is to design the overall Plan X visualizations and user experience, including workflows, intuitive views, motion studies, and integrated visual applications. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, N.Y., is the contracting activity. 

June 14, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
iRobot Corp., Bedford, Mass., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $30 million for the procurement of robotic systems and spare parts. The Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity.

June 13, 2013

Research at the Sandia National Laboratories in Livermore, California, has revealed part of the mechanism by which particles of lithium ions move in and out of lithium iron phosphate (LFP). The findings could lead to improved performance in lithium ion batteries used in aircraft, electric vehicles and electronic equipment.

June 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a $44,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract to install the KC-135 Global Air Traffic Management Block 40 Upgrade into three KC-135R French Air Force aircraft. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity. 

June 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Electronic Business Segment, Linthicum Heights, Md., has been awarded a maximum $115 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide 16 AN/APG-68 (V)9 radar systems for the Royal Thai Air Force and 22 AN/APG-68 (V)9 radar systems for the Republic of Iraq for a total of 38 radar systems. This foreign military sale also includes spares for the Egyptian Air Force, Royal Moroccan Air Force and Pakistan Air Force. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

June 11, 2013

As part of his effort to build a 21st century infrastructure, U.S. President Barack Obama on June 10 signed a presidential memorandum designed to speed the modernization of the nation’s electric grid. The initiative will help make electricity more reliable, save consumers money on their energy bills and support homegrown American clean energy jobs and industries by making renewable energy easier to access across the country, say White House officials.

June 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

Raydon Corporation, Port Orange, Fla., announced today it was awarded a multi-year contract with a value in excess of $40 million from the Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation to design, develop and deliver common driver trainer systems for a variety of tactical vehicles. The Common Driver Trainer system consists of virtual trainers, which will be used to train members of the armed forces in the operation of the combat vehicles being fielded to Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and to bases in both Korea and Japan, as well as technical refresh to existing common driver trainer systems fielded through the United States.

June 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

Trivec-Avant Corp., Huntington Beach, Calif., and Antenna Research Associates Inc., Beltsville, Md., were awarded a maximum $10 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for nine types of ultrahigh frequency satellite communications antennas to be used in various configurations by special operations forces. The U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity. 

June 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Zeta Associates Inc., Fairfax, Va., was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee with a maximum value of $28,500,000 for the upgrade and production of Guardian Eagle X-Midas V3 systems and related services. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity.

June 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
 
Longbow LLC, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded a $39,026,852 modification, to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, foreign-military-sales contract, for the procurement of mast mounted assemblies; fire controls radars; and peculiar ground support equipment. The cumulative total face value of this contract is $333,348,252. This contract is in support of Saudi Arabia. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity. 

June 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

June 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Charles F. Day and Associates LLC, Stafford, Va., was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with a maximum value of $8,023,728 for the field technician services in support of the Generation II Helmet Sensors. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity. 

June 7, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
TCOM Limited Partnership, Columbia, Md., is being awarded an $11,800,672 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for 22M and 28M aerostat parts and spares in support of the Army’s Persistent Ground Surveillance System Program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity. 

June 7, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Boeing Co., Huntsville, Ala., was awarded a $6,820,626 modification, to cost-plus-fixed-fee contract make modifications to accommodate instruments and payloads on Boeing’s existing experimental Phantom Eye prototype aircraft and gather, analyze, and report flight test data to characterize potential payload environments. The modification increases the total contract value from $2,213,873 to $9,034,499. The Missile Defense Agency, Albuquerque, N.M., is the contracting activity. 

June 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
DLT Solutions, Herndon, Va., is being awarded an $8,772,000 firm-fixed-price blanket purchase agreement for the Department of the Navy (DON) Oracle enterprise license agreement to provide DON personnel license for use and maintenance of a wide variety of Oracle software products. This contract includes six options, which if exercised, would bring the total amount of the contract to $227 million over five years. The Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity. 

June 5, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Corp., Integrated Systems, Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $17,146,324 modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract for additional product, fleet, and engineering investigations support for the full rate production Lot 1 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. The company also was awarded a not-to-exceed $7,474,835 delivery order under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement for the repair of 43 line items on the Advanced Hawkeye System used on the E-2D aircraft. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting acti

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