Acquisition and Contracting

November 21, 2017

MyPlane Incorporated, doing business as MyPilotStore,* Scottsdale, Arizona, has been awarded a maximum $15,615,663 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-quantity contract for electrical headsets. This was a competitive acquisition with two responses received. This is a three-year base contract with two one-year option periods. Maximum dollar amount is for the life of the contract, including options. Locations of performance are Arizona and Massachusetts, with a November 19, 2022, performance completion date. Using military service is Air Force. Type of appropriation is Fiscal Year 2018 through 2023 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Columbus, Ohio (SPE7LX-18-D-0004).

November 21, 2017

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $122,259,347 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-6259) to exercise an option period for the procurement of Technical Insertion 18-20 Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-the-Shelf Insertion engineering services. Work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia (95 percent); and Clearwater, Florida (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2018.

November 21, 2017

Iridium Satellite LLC of McLean, Virginia, is being awarded an $8,912,007 cost-plus-fixed-fee option under a previously awarded contract (N00178-17-C-0001) to support commercial satellite-based network services for the DOD in the areas of satellite, ground node, user equipment/terminal software and hardware development, integration and testing. This option is for a follow-on requirement to procure continued communication support services that may be implemented for use in tactical, operational and strategic-level Department of Defense activities. The effort will include enhancements to the existing Distributed Tactical Communications System Phase 3 and Advanced Concepts Development Support Services.

November 21, 2017

Arête Associates,* Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $7,455,192 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N61331-11-C-0007) to provide Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis (COBRA) program systems support for the AN/DVS-1 COBRA Block 1 system and support equipment. The primary mission of AN/DVS-1 COBRA program is to conduct unmanned aerial tactical reconnaissance in littoral battlespace for detection and localization of mine fields and obstacles in the surf zone and beach zone prior to amphibious assault. For the base contract, statutory authority permitting other than full and open competition was used. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by December 2018.

November 17, 2017

Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $7,564,015 firm-fixed-price delivery order (N0001918F0590) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0003).  This delivery order provides for the life-of-type-buy of 6,416 general purpose controllers (GPC) to mitigate GPC obsolescence issues associated with configuration D radar upgrades impacting F/A-18E-F and G radar retrofits.  Work will be performed in El Segundo and is expected to be completed in February 2018.  Fiscal year 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $7,564,015 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

November 17, 2017

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a $92,900,000 modification to the previously awarded Mobile User Objective System (MUOS) cost-plus-award fee contract (N00039-04-C-2009) for engineering services, interim logistics services, spares and associated material. MUOS is a narrowband military satellite communications system that supports a worldwide, multiservice population of users, providing modern netcentric communications capabilities while supporting legacy terminals. Work will be performed in Scottsdale, Arizona (90 percent); and Sunnyvale, California (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by November 2020. No funds will be obligated at the time of award.

November 17, 2017

The Boeing Company, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been awarded a $23,832,538 fixed-price-incentive-firm, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (P00061) to a previously awarded contract (FA8628-15-C-2251) for 10 full-rate production combat network communication technology upgrade kits for the B-52 bombers. Work will be performed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with an expected completion date of October 16, 2019. This contract was a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2018 procurement funds in the amount of $23,832,538 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Lifecycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

November 17, 2017

Teletronics, a Curtiss Wright Company, in Newtown, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $45,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of airborne instrumentation data acquisition hardware and associated repair services to support the Naval Air Systems Command’s Air Vehicle Modification and Instrumentation Department (AIR 5.2).  Hardware includes data acquisition units, solid state recorders, high speed sampling devices, signal conditioners, power supplies, and other items which come together to form complete airborne instrumentation data acquisition systems for use on F/A-18, P-8, V-22, F-35, C130, Triton, and fire scout aircraft, various helicopter platforms and a variety of other Navy aircraft and Central

November 17, 2017

Spectrum Comm Incorporated of Newport News, Virginia, has been awarded a $22,431,365 firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable, and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the enterprise contracted logistics support and provides for an enterprise approach to total lifecycle logistics support and specialized global supply chain management for supported command and control intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance aircraft weapon systems. Work will be performed at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, with an expected completion date of November 30, 2023. The contract was a competitive acquisition and 15 offers were received.

November 17, 2017

The Navy has selected four companies to assist in improving its command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence efforts (C4I). General Dynamics Information Technology Incorporated of Chesapeake, Virginia, is being awarded a $31,814,166; KAB Laboratories Incorporated, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Epsilon Systems Solutions Incorporated, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $31,354,800; Booz Allen Hamilton Incorporated, Linthicum, Maryland, is being awarded a $30,733,995; and Science Application International Corporation of McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $33,125,547.

November 17, 2017

Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded $12,733,727 for modification P00068 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0004) to exercise an option for the installation of Block I/Internet Protocol Bandwidth Expansion Phase 3/Block IA Very Low Transmit Terminal/Nuclear Planning and Execution System kit on one E-6B aircraft.  This modification also provides for field support engineering, training, software licenses, technology refresh activities and travel funding in support of E-6B Block I full-rate production. Work will be performed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (85 percent); and Richardson, Texas (15 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2019. Fiscal year 2018 aircraft procurement

November 17, 2017

Raytheon Co., Keyport, Washington, is being awarded $9,600,000 for cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitzed contract action under delivery order N0002418F6303 under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N61331-17-D-0001) for design efforts and long lead material procurement for deploy and retrieve systems in support of the AN/AQS-20 Minehunting program. The highly specialized equipment will deploy, tow, and retrieve the AN/AQS-20 sonar in support of minehunting operations.  This system is in support of the Littoral Combat Ship Mine Countermeasures Mission Package test schedule.  Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (81 percent); and Keyport, Washington (19 percent), and is expected to be completed b

November 15, 2017

Maranatha Industries Incorporated of Payne, Ohio, has been awarded a maximum $13,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract for handsets. It was under a competitive acquisition with one offer received. This is a five-year contract with no option periods. Location of performance is Ohio, with a November 14, 2022, performance completion date. Type of appropriation is Fiscal Year 2018 through 2023 Army working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (SPRBL1-18-D-0001).

 

 

 

November 15, 2017

DCS Corporation subsidiary Infoscitex Corporation was awarded a three-year research contract with the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Research, Development & Engineering Center (AMRDEC) to support the Army's Synergistic Unmanned Intelligent Teaming (SUMIT) evaluations program. The SUMIT program will evaluate the impact of new and recent autonomy, decision aiding, and human-machine interface technologies in Army Aviation missions under AMRDEC's Aviation Development Directorate. The overall program goal is to inform the acquisition and user communities of emerging capabilities that can meet the demands of the Army's next generation Future Vertical Lift program. 

November 15, 2017

UltiSat, Incorporated of Gaithersburg, Maryland was awarded a 5-year master services agreement (MSA) to provide satellite communications products and services for a global humanitarian non-governmental organization (NGO) with operations in the Middle East. Under this MSA, UltiSat will provide  very small aperture terminal (VSAT) equipment, training and managed network services to the organization’s field offices across the Middle East. “UltiSat is pleased to support the missions of this global NGO with important operations in the Middle East,” said Brum Cerzosimo, UltiSat’s Senior Director of Global Accounts. “UltiSat brings years of experience and expertise working in this region in support of humanitarian missions.

November 15, 2017

The U.S. Navy has contracted with CSRA LLC, a subsidiary of CSRA Inc., to provide design, fabrication, assembly, and support for the rapid prototyping and system installation of engineering change-modifications to the H-60 Seahawk helicopters. The $38.5 million task order under the R2-3G contract will be performed at the company's New Bern, North Carolina facility, and primary government locations at the Naval Base in Coronado, California and Naval Station in Norfolk, Virginia. “Naval H-60 aircraft are undergoing critical modifications to meet the warfighters’ needs,” said Nick Trzcinski, CSRA vice president. “The U.S.

November 14, 2017

Millennium Engineering and Integration Company,* Arlington, Virginia, has been awarded a $90,853,338 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of system and component technologies utilizing modeling simulation software and analysis for advanced technology concepts. Bids were solicited via the Internet with 10 received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of November 6, 2022. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-18-D-0003). *Small Business

 

November 14, 2017

The Rand Corporation of Santa Monica, California, has been awarded a $21,281,475 modification (0020) to contract W91CRB-15-D-0022 for 35 individual research studies on matters of strategic importance to the Army. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of September 30, 2019. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and engineering funds in the amount of $8,000,000, were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

November 14, 2017

Artel LLC of Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded an $18,917,600 firm-fixed-price contract for one pre-launch 108MHz transponder. Work will be performed at a location to be determined, with an expected completion date of December 31, 2022. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition, and two offers were received. Space and Missiles Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity (FA8808-18-C-0003).

November 14, 2017

Raytheon Company (Ktech), Albuquerque, New Mexico, is being awarded a $79,690,954 fixed-price-incentive-firm contract for the development and integration of the Commercial Aircraft Based Instrumentation Telemetry System and the Airborne Command Transmitter System on the G550 airborne early warning aircraft.  Work will be performed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is expected to be completed in February 2022. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $6,566,000 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals; one offer was received.

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