ViaSat, Carlsbad, Calif., is being awarded $15,819,052 for firm-fixed-price delivery order under a previously awarded contract for Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminals (MIDS-LVTs). The MIDS-LVT provides secure, high-capacity, jam-resistant, digital data and voice communications capability for U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Army platforms. This delivery order combines purchases for the United States and the government of Turkey under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity.
Raytheon Company, Fullerton, Calif., is being awarded a $7,057,746 contract modification to update the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System to incorporate availability in Global Positioning System jamming environment into the Increment 1 design as identified by the threshold level system requirements document. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
Honeywell International, Albuquerque, N.M., is being awarded an $8,286,161 contract for post-production support services for the RQ-16B T-Hawk Block II Micro Air Vehicle. The RQ-16B is a rugged, field-repairable, single operator, vertical launched, unmanned air system that supports explosive ordnance disposal technicians and is currently used in theater to support Operation Enduring Freedom. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting authority.
The Mission Installation Contracting Command, Mission Contracting Office—Fort Eustis has awarded CGI Federal Incorporated, Fairfax, Va., a $143 million contract to support the core functions of the operational environment for the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (G-2). The contract has a one-year base with two, one-year option periods. CGI will deliver a range of analytical and technical services across 12 broad task areas, including training operations management; support for information, surveillance and reconnaissance integration; and data analysis, and modeling.
Exelis Incorporated, Van Nuys, Calif., is being awarded a potential $25 million firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the procurement of six radio frequency repeater systems for the government of Egypt’s SPS-48E land-based radar program and associated support for Egypt under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The requirement includes all associated support. Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.
L-3 Communications Corporation, Tempe, Ariz., and Exelis Incorporated, Roanoke, Virginia, were awarded a $200 million firm-fixed-price contract between two contractors. The award will provide for the procurement of Enhanced 3rd Generation Aviator’s Night Vision Imaging Systems. Work location will be determined with each task order, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 3, 2017. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity.
Solid State Scientific Corp., Hollis, N.H., was awarded a $24 million firm-fixed-price contract for the services in support of multi-spectral sensors for force protection. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Natick, Mass., is the contracting activity.
Telephonics Corporation, Farmingdale, N.Y., is being awarded a $60,082,968 firm-fixed-price contract award for the production of 19 UPX-40s to include hardware installation kits, installation support, manufacturing and sustainment support. The contracting activity is Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.
Science Applications International Corporation, Surveillance and Reconnaissance and Intelligence System Services, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $74,400,000 undefinitized contractual action contract modification for fiscal 2013 operations and maintenance of Angel Fire Spiral 2+ Blue Devil Block I. The location of performance is Afghanistan. The contracting activity is Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
3e Technologies International Incorporated, Rockville, Maryland, is being awarded a $9,923,241 contract for the design, development, integration, testing and implementation of critical infrastructure sensor network at government sites for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division. Work will be performed in Commander, Naval District Washington. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division, Port Hueneme, California, is the contracting activity.
Neany Incorporated, Hollywood, Maryland, is being awarded a $13,331,687 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide continuing operator support services to Persistent Ground Surveillance System operators, field service representatives and technicians for the U.S. Army. Work will be performed in various forward operating bases located in Afghanistan, Hollywood, Maryland, and Yuma, Arizona, and is expected to be completed in February 2013. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.
BAE Systems Technology Solution and Services, Rockville, Maryland is being awarded a $49,233,586 contract modification to manage, operate, maintain and logistically support the solid state phased array radar systems. The contracting activity is 21 Contracting Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
Harris IT Services Corporation, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being awarded a $65,419,729 contract modification to the Network and Space Operations Maintenance contract for services required to operate, maintain and logistically support U.S. Air Force Space Command’s 50th Space Wing mission. The contracting activity is 50 Contracting Squadron, Schriever Air Force Base.
Five Rivers Services, Colorado Springs, Colorado, is being awarded a $6,685,733 contract modification to manage, operate, maintain and logistically support nine Air Force Space Surveillance System Field Stations. The contracting activity is 21 Contracting Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services, Rockville, Maryland, is being awarded a $7,900,000 contract modification for non-personal services to operate, maintain and support the Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System. The contracting activity is 21 Contracting Squadron, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado.
Northrop Grumman, Linthicum Heights, Maryland, is being awarded a $33,158,857 modification to a cost plus fixed fee contract. The Advanced Rotary Wing Multifunction Sensor (ARMS), Multifunction RF program Phase II, will be the detailed design/build phase which aims for a tower demonstration of a controlled flight into terrain sensor and a multifunction sensor suite, and support of integration of radar data into the synthetic vision avionics backbone. This phase seeks to provide the detailed design of the multiple sub-array aperture based on the concepts developed in Phase 1.
In May, the White House issued the Digital Government Strategy to improve the way government uses new technologies and to speed up the adoption of technical tools that can significantly improve operational efficiencies and productivity. From a technology perspective, one thing is clear – data center consolidation is a critical milestone in the execution of the White House’s vision for technological innovation and improved citizen services. Now, agencies have a new perspective on how to benchmark their progress to achieving the goals of the 25 Point Implementation Plan.
ViaSat, Carlsbad, California, is being awarded a $34 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminal (MIDS-LVT) Cryptographic Module development and production. The MIDS-LVT provides secure, high capacity, jam resistant, digital data and voice communications capability for U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Army platforms and other foreign users worldwide. The MIDS-LVT Cryptographic Module will replace the communication security and transmission security hardware in the MIDS-LVT; thereby extending the operational life of the MIDS-LVT product line. This contract will procure MIDS-LVT Cryptographic Modules for MIDS users worldwide.