The Department of Defense (DoD) will issue 23 awards totaling $163 million to academic institutions to perform multidisciplinary basic research. The awards are for a five-year period, subject to satisfactory research progress and the availability of funds.
Acquisition and Contracting
Alutiiq Professional Training LLC,* Anchorage, Alaska, was awarded a $7,487,108 time and materials contract for repair and maintenance of radio systems in support of the Afghan National Police on behalf of the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work will be performed in Afghanistan, and Hanahan, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of April 13, 2020. Fiscal 2016 other funds in the amount of $7,487,108 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W91CRB-17-C-0010).
Jacobs Technology Inc., Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is being awarded a $7,017,852 modification to a previously awarded contract (GS0QBG-09-D-0059-GM01) for services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division. Services to be provided include information technology services, information management, information assurance product service delivery mechanisms, software development, engineering and enterprise architectural compliance, server support services and information assurance compliance. Work will be performed at China Lake, California (82 percent); Point Mugu, California (13 percent); and Norfolk, Virginia (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2018.
The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $144,939,328 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0067) for production concurrency upgrades for the P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime aircraft training system in support of the Navy and the government of Australia. The training system upgrades are required for the training devices to be fully functional, ready for training and to meet future mission capabilities. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida (48 percent); St.
Engility Corp., doing business as TASC, Andover, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $40,956,755 task order for advisory and assistance to the Space and Missile Systems Engineering Directorate. Contractor will provide an independent readiness review team to review related space organizations on technical analysis and risk assessment for space systems, ground segments and launch systems. It also ensures that Space and Missile Systems Center space vehicles, launch vehicles, and ground systems were built properly to perform reliably over the system's mission life. Work will be performed at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, and is expected to be complete by Oct. 8, 2022.
The recent activation of the Unified Video Dissemination System (UVDS) at the Defense Information System’s Agency’s (DISA's) data center in Weisbaden, Germany, has improved the reliable, secure transport of full-motion video (FMV) collected for the purpose of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) in support of missions led by all combatant commands, the agency has announced.
URS Federal Services Inc., Germantown, Maryland, has been awarded an estimated $3,600,000,000 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract with award fee and award term portions for remotely piloted aircraft services. Contractor will provide testing, tactics development, advanced training, Joint and Air Force urgent operational need missions. Work will be performed at multiple Nevada locations: the Nevada Test and Training Range; Creech Air Force Base; and Tonopah Test Range Airfield. Work is expected to be complete by March 31, 2034. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with four offers received.
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc., San Diego, California, has been awarded a $42,850,000 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity modification (P00018) to previously awarded contract (FA4600-12-D-0002) for additional Air Vehicle Planning System support. This modification provides a ceiling increase to allow the purchase of continued maintenance and sustainment activities, ongoing development activities, increased onsite support requirements, and required modifications to Army prepositioned stock for new and modified weapons.
Honeywell International Inc., Clearwater, Florida, has been awarded a $30,435,442 undefinitized contract action modification (FA8540-17-F-0012) to previously awarded contract (FA8540-13-D-0002). Contractor will provide for The Embedded Global Positioning System (GPS) and Inertial Navigation System-Modernization (EGI-M) technology maturation and risk reduction technical services. Work will be performed at Clearwater, Florida, and is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2018. Fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $2,995,741 are being obligated at the time of award.
Leidos, Reston, Virginia (W911QY-17-D-0017); AASKI Technologies Inc., Tinton Falls, New Jersey (W911QY-17-D-0018); and AAI Corporation/Textron, Hunt Valley, Maryland, will share in a $900,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for technical services and field support in support of Product Office Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Bids were solicited via the Internet with five received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of April 5, 2022. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Natick, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.
Atlantic CommTech Corp.*, Norfolk, Virginia (W912DY-17-D-0008); Evergreen Fire and Security*, Tacoma, Washington (W912DY-17-D-0009); Infotec Systems Corp.,* Summerville, South Carolina (W912DY-17-D-0010); Integrated Security Solutions,* Kalispell, Montana (W912DY-17-D-0011); Low Voltage Wiring (LVW), LTD,* Colorado Springs, Colorado (W912DY-17-D-0012); Signet Technologies Inc.,* Beltsville, Maryland (W912DY-17-D-0013); Kbrwyle Technology Solutions, LLC, Columbia, Maryland (W912DY-17-D-0014); Johnson Controls Building Automation Systems, LLC, Huntsville, Alabama (W912DY-17-D-0015); M.C.
The Boeing Co., Huntington Beach, California (N00024-17-C-4108); and DRS Laurel Technologies Inc., Johnstown, Pennsylvania (N00024-17-C-4109), are being awarded a firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for AN/USQ-82(V) Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex System (GEDMS) ship set hardware, spare parts and installation and checkout repair for the DDG-51 modernization program, the DDG-51 new construction program, DDG-51 foreign military sales to Korea and Japan, the LHA 8, and Aegis Ashore programs.
DRS Laurel Technologies, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is being awarded an $8,753,460 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-15-C-5228) to exercise an option for Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) transmission processing equipment sets. CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force anti-air warfare capability by extracting and distributing sensor-derived information, such that the superset of this data is available to all participating CEC units. CEC improves battle force effectiveness by improving overall situational awareness and by enabling longer range, cooperative, multiple, or layered engagement strategies.
Northrop Grumman Corp., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $48,061,680 modification (P00144) to contract (W31P4Q-08-C-0418) to provide support to the Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) development contract engineering and manufacturing development phase activities; and provide continuity during transition of the IBCS effort. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 31, 2017. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $20,000,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Co. - Defense, Space & Security, Huntington Beach, California, has been awarded a $42,573,612 cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursable contract for Next Generation Cryptographic Architecture on the Combat Survivor Evader Locator program. Contractor will provide development, certification, integration, testing in fielding the cryptographic modernization of the Ultra High Frequency Base Station and the Combat Survivor Evader Locator Interrogator Module. In addition, they will complete technical data package for the Combat Survivor Evader Locator system. Work will be performed at Huntington Beach, California, and is expected to be complete by July 5, 2020.
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a $168,832,812 modification (P00028) to previously awarded contract (FA8634-16-C-2653) for F-15 Combined APG-63 Version 3 Radar Improvement Program and APG-82 Version 1 Radar Modernization Program radar upgrades. Contractor will provide additional quantity of 18 V3 radars and 16 RMP radars, as well as the associated installation, initial spares, support equipment, ICS, tooling, and other required support. Work will be performed at St. Louis, Missouri, and is expected to be complete by Feb. 28, 2022. Fiscal 2015, 2016 and 2017 procurement; and defense working capital funds in the amount of $168,832,812 are being obligated at the time of award.
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $69,550,500 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-only modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-5225) for the continued development, integration, and production of the Navy’s AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 surface ship undersea warfare systems (USW). The AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 has the capabilities to search, detect, classify, localize and track undersea contacts, and to engage and evade submarines, mine-like small objects and torpedo threats. The contract is for development, integration and production of future advanced capability build and technical insertion baselines of the AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 USW systems.
AT&T Corp., Columbia, Maryland, was awarded $12,025,001 to exercise option year three of a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (HC1013-14-C-0003) for the Priority Telecommunication Service (PTS) to support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Emergency Communications (OEC). The base period of performance was Aug. 1, 2014, to March 31, 2015, with nine one-year option periods. The current action is for the period of April 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018. The AT&T contract was one of three sole-source contracts to support the National Security/ Emergency Preparedness (NS/EP) Priority Telecommunication Service (PTS) via utilizing the public switched networks.
Vectrus Systems Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, was awarded a $17,468,173 firm-fixed-price contract for information technology support and services to support the mission of the 2nd Signal (Theater) Brigade within the U.S. Army Europe, U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command areas of responsibility. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Work will be performed in Germany, Italy, Romania, Bulgaria, Israel, Turkey, and Kosovo, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 31, 2022. Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $6,455,776 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $288,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Instrumentable Multiple Integrated Laser Engagement System Vehicle Tactical Engagement Simulation System acquisition, which will complete the basis of issue and potentially replace older legacy systems. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order; with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2024. Army Program Executive Office Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity (W900KK-17-D-0003).