Acquisition and Contracting

April 25, 2018
 

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia, has been awarded a $24,092,510 modification (P00025) to previously awarded contract HR0011-16-F-0005 for enterprise support services. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $70,367,678 from $46,275,168. Work will be performed in Arlington, Virginia, with an expected completion date of May 2019. Fiscal year 2018 research and development funds in the amount of $6,016,387 are being obligated at time of award. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

April 25, 2018
 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $10,891,280 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-17-C-0045). This modification provides additional funding for flight test software sustainment in support of the F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants. Sustainment services to be provided include ground maintenance activities; action request resolution; depot activation activities; Automatic Logistics Information System operations and maintenance; reliability, maintainability and health management implementation and support; supply chain management; and activities to prov

April 25, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, New York, is awarded a $7,255,294 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the development of machine learning algorithms (MLAs) for the Reactive Electronic Attack Measures (REAM) program. The REAM program is a future naval capabilities enabling capability with the objective of transitioning MLAs to the EA-18G airborne electronic attack suite to achieve capabilities against agile, adaptive, and unknown hostile radars or radar modes.

April 25, 2018
 

DSoft Technology, Engineering & Analysis Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $95,900,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for modeling, simulation and analysis for space and cyberspace capabilities. This contract provides for objective and responsive modeling, simulation, and analysis and decision support for space and cyberspace analyses. Work will be performed at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and is expected to be complete by May 31, 2023. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and four offers were received. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance; and fiscal 2018 research and development funds in the amount of $8,071,421 are being obligated at the time of award.

April 25, 2018
 

Leidos Innovations Corp., Gaithersburg, Maryland, was awarded a $64,515,461 firm-fixed-price contract to provide enterprise-wide information management/information technology services in support of the Army Corps of Engineers. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received. Work will be performed in Vicksburg, Mississippi, with an estimated completion date of April 25, 2019. Fiscal 2018 revolving funds in the amount of $63,315,463 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W912DY-18-F-0153).

April 24, 2018
 

Harris Corp., Space and Intelligence Systems, Palm Bay, Florida, has been awarded a $44,691,048 firm-fixed-price modification (P00006) to previously awarded contract FA8819-17-C-0004 for production of the Counter Communication System Block 10.2. The modification will upgrade Block 10.1 systems to the Block 10.2 configuration and deliver three new Block 10.2 systems including depot spares. This modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $127,106,640. Work will be performed in Palm Bay, Florida, and is expected to be complete by February 28, 2020.

April 23, 2018
 

The KeyW Corp. of Hanover, Maryland, was awarded a $17,365,667 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency research project. Work will be performed in Hanover, with an expected completion date of April 2022. Fiscal year 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $762,102 are being obligated at time of award. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (HR001118C0085). "KeyW is passionate about securing our nation and its allies," the company said.

April 23, 2018
 

AT&T Corp., Columbia, Maryland, was awarded a firm-fixed-price modification to exercise Option Year 2 of a previously awarded, sole-source contract for the Northstar Long-Haul Telecommunications Network and associated transmission circuits for an Ultra-High Frequency/Line of Sight communications system network. The face value of this action is $13,708,765 and is funded by fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $44,051,012 with a lifecycle value of $74,600,000. Performance will be at various sites geographically dispersed across the continental U.S. The performance period of this action is May 1, 2018, to April 30, 2019. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organizati

April 19, 2018
 

Raytheon Co., Fort Wayne, Indiana, has been awarded an $11,906,673 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract for AN/ARC-231 multi-mode aviation radio suite hardware components, and technical, engineering, and logistic related services in support of product manager, aviation mission equipment. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of April 19, 2020. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W56JSR-18-D-0013).

April 23, 2018
 

SilverBlock Systems Inc.,* Leonardtown, Maryland, is awarded a $7,584,576 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for applied research and integration efforts for electro-radiometric improved navigation to add new capabilities to radio frequency operations using geospatial hypotheses product line, to include laboratory, field testing, and integration. Work will be performed Leonardtown, Maryland (50 percent); and Rochester, New York (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2022.  Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $475,244 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured under a broad agency ann

April 16, 2018
 

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) awarded Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Co., Herndon, Virginia, a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite–quantity, firm-fixed-price contract with a ceiling not to exceed $277,093,609 for processor capacity services for the Itanium chipset.

April 16, 2018
 

Salient CRGT, Fairfax, Virginia, was awarded a $35,990,769 hybrid (firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, and cost-reimbursement-incentive) contract for the Global Command Terrestrial Communications program. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work will be performed in Fayetteville, North Carolina, with an estimated completion date of March 14, 2023. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $17,528,200 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-18-C-0020).

 

April 16, 2018
 

Raytheon Co., Dulles, Virginia, was awarded a $7,883,823 modification (P00001) to contract W56KGY-16-D-0006 for Persistent Surveillance Dissemination System of Systems operations and sustainment. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2020. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

April 16, 2018
 

FLIR Systems Inc., North Billerica, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $10,686,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity modification to a previously awarded contract (N00164-13-D-JQ59) to procure electro-optical infrared (EO/IR) sensors and cable kits for the Patrol Boat - Electro Optics System (PB-EOS) for the Coast Guard and Navy.

April 12, 2018
 

Global InfoTek Inc.,* Reston, Virginia (FA8750-18-D-0003); Radiance Technologies Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama (FA8750-18-D-0005); Assured Information Security Inc.,* Rome, New York (FA8750-18-D-0001); CNF Technologies Corp.,* San Antonio, Texas (FA8750-18-D-0002); and Invictus International Consulting LLC,* Alexandria, Virginia (FA8750-18-D-0004), have been awarded a $950,000,000 shared ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Agile Cyber Technology 2.

April 16, 2018
 

Atlas Executive Consulting LLC,* Charleston, South Carolina, is being awarded a $76,032,204 single award, performance based, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for management and business analytical services to support the Business Intelligence Environment (BIE) at the Command, Competency, Department, Division and Integrated Product Team levels. Tasks will include performing advanced analysis of business and financial data, building and maintaining data universes, metrics, reports, assessments, data entry, document preparation, financial reviews, studies and surveys.

April 16, 2018
By George I. Seffers

Despite some challenges, the U.S. Air Force’s culture is changing in favor of small businesses, according to Valerie Muck, the service’s new director of small business programs.

"The main thing we’re trying to do in the Air Force is create that culture where we’re looking to small businesses first to maximize opportunities. Right now, the culture in the Air Force is in a really good place for that,” said Muck, who has been in the position nearly a year. She made the comments while addressing the AFCEA Small Business Committee at AFCEA’s headquarters building in Fairfax, Virginia.

March 6, 2018
 

George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, has been awarded a $25,520,067 cost-reimbursement contract for Mobile Unmanned/Manned Distributed Lethality Airborne Network (MUDLAN). The university will help demonstrate airborne high bandwidth, multi-beam common data link, autonomous connectivity between tactical data links Transition and Distribution/Access/Range Extension (DARE) Joint Area Layer Network (JALN) layers within pod-mounted systems high bandwidth, directional, multi-beam communications long haul, high date rate connectivity to swarming unmanned aircraft systems and small unmanned aircraft systems. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Virginia, and is expected to be complete by March 2, 2021.

April 11, 2018
 

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) selected Systems Technology & Research, Woburn, Massachusetts, for a research project under the Harnessing Autonomy for Countering Cyberadversary Systems (HACCS) program. The HACCS program aims to develop technologies for accurately identifying malicious cyber-adversary infiltrated networks, generating reliable software exploits for large numbers of known (n-day) vulnerabilities, and creating effective autonomous software agents that can be inserted in the compromised networks via the n-day exploits to safely and reliably neutralize cyber-adversary software agents.

April 11, 2018
 

Innovative Automation Technologies LLC,* Gainesville, Florida (W911QY-18-D-0191); Aerovironment Inc.,* Monrovia, California (W911QY-18-D-0192); Altavian Inc.,* Gainesville, Florida (W911QY-18-D-0193); GECO Inc.,* Mesa, Arizona (W911QY-18-D-0194); Strata-G Solutions Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama (W911QY-18-D-0195); Blackbar Engineering LLC,* Tucson, Arizona (W911QY-18-D-0196); and EFW Inc., Fort Worth, Texas (W911QY-18-D-0197) will compete for each order of the $248,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract for long range reconnaissance surveillance and medium range mobile unmanned aircraft systems; a tactical open government-owned architecture controller; and spare and repair parts. Bids were solicited via the Internet with nine received.

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