Defense Operations

February 26, 2013
By George I. Seffers

The hotel industry has seen a greater increase in terrorist attacks than any other industry in recent years, according to Alan Orlob, vice president of global safety and security for Marriott International. Orlob offered a first-hand account of the attacks on two hotels in Jarkarta, Indonesia, in 2009.

Orlob, the luncheon keynote speaker at the AFCEA Homeland Security Conference in Washington, D.C., was staying at a Ritz Carlton hotel, which is owned by Marriott, at the time of the attack.

February 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Corp., Manassas, Va., is being awarded a $6,554,538 contract modification to acquire an air defense system capability for the Royal Jordanian Air Force and purchase and install 22 guided advanced technical rocket radios. The contracting activity is the U.S. Air Force Life Cyble Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.  

February 25, 2013
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February 25, 2013
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February 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
All Native Services, Winnebago, Neb., is being awarded a $15,009,514 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-fixed fee research and development contract to exercise option year two for the Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate. The Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate will promote research and development, which will result in a prototype of a Cerberus Lite system, which will be capable of becoming a four-person hand carried portable unit. Support areas include infrared, laser, thermal imaging and other related sensor technologies. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity. 

February 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc., Colorado Springs, Colo., is being awarded a $26 million firm-fixed-price contract to modernize the core electronics at Guam Tracking Station A-Side and Hawaii Tracking Station B-Side. The contracting activity is Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.  

February 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Teledyne Scientific Imaging L.L.C., Thousand Oaks, Calif., is being awarded a $13,845,840 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Diverse Accessible Heterogenous Integration research and development work. This award is the result of a competitive Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency broad agency announcement. The contracting activity is the Air Force Research laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

February 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Boeing Defense, Space and Security, Orlando, Fla., will provide the U.S. Air Force with a lightweight, compact laser targeting system designed to improve the effectiveness of battlefield airmen on Close Air Support missions. The $3 million contract award includes design, development, delivery, training and sustainment for the Line of Sight – Short (LOS-S) integrated targeting system, as well as priced options for production systems. With all options exercised, the contract has a potential total value of more than $100 million. 

February 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Corp., Space Systems, Newton, Pa., is being awarded a $58,237,713 contract modification for Global Positioning System III Space Vehicles 7 and 8 long lead items. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.   

February 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems, Redondo Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $32,661,700 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for delivery of data, reports, software and hardware related to Diverse Accessible Heterogeneous Integration Research and Development. HRL Laboratories L.L.C., Malibu, Calif., is being awarded a $6,504,988 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for delivery of data, reports, software and hardware related to Diverse Accessible Heterogeneous Integration Research and Development. The contracting activity is Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. 

February 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
VSolvit L.L.C., Fillmore, Calif., is being awarded a $10,527,041 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract with firm-fixed-price task orders for information technology enterprise business systems support at Naval Facilities (NAVFAC) Information Technology Center, Naval Base Ventura County. The contract also contains four unexercised options, which if exercised would increase cumulative contract value to $53,121,508.  No task orders are being awarded at this time. The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, Calif., is the contracting activity.
 

February 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

February 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $284,439,355 fixed-price incentive firm target contract for advanced procurement for the Space-Based Infrared Systems GEO 5-6 program. The contracting activity is the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.  

February 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $159,955,980 firm-fixed-price contract modification to procure hardware and support for the Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures System. Contract involves Foreign Military Sales. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.  

February 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded a $20,560,000 contract modification for procurement of one C-130J weapon system trainer device for Air Mobility Command. The contracting activity is the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

February 22, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
TCOM Limited Partnership (TCOM L.P.), Columbia, Md., is being awarded a $10,701,961 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 (PGSS) Program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity.

February 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

Navmar Applied Sciences Corp., Warminster, Pa., is being awarded a $31,284,013 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for continued sustainment and establishment of Copperhead Unmanned Aerial Vehicle detachments. This includes the procurement of the 42 TigerShark Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Block III platforms, and up to four ground control stations and associated spares as well as continental United States and outside the continental United States personnel support. Work will be performed in Afghanistan (90 percent), and the Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2014.

February 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems, Aurora, Colo., is being awarded a $26,300,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-plus-award-fee modification contract for GPS operator control station minimized crew manning to reduce crew size from eight to four personnel. The contracting activity is Space and Missile Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

February 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

CACI Inc. - Federal, Chantilly, Va., is being awarded a $10,557,263 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for on-site operational support to the mission systems of the office of the undersecretary of defense (comptroller) in the areas relating to system maintenance, system conversion and migration, report generation and documentation, training and guidance on the comptroller mission systems as well as service desk and network operations. This contract supports the department's IT consolidation efficiency initiative. This is the third option of a five-year contract period. Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Contract Services Directorate is the contracting activity.

February 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), Laurel, Md., is being awarded a five-year, sole source, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, task order contract for research, development, engineering, and test and evaluation for programs throughout the Defense Department.

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