Acquisition and Contracting

April 3, 2017

URS Federal Services Inc., Germantown, Maryland, is being awarded a $63,339,405 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that will include provisions for the issuance of both cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-priced task orders for field office technical support services in planning, retention, protection, and effective use of electromagnetic spectrum resources in support of the Navy and Marine Corps Spectrum Center. The contract will include a five-year ordering period with no option periods.

March 30, 2017

Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded a $16,414,000 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-16-C-5363) to exercise options for full-rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 subsystems (AN/SLQ-32(V)6). SEWIP is an evolutionary acquisition and incremental development program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system. SEWIP Block 2 will expand upon the receiver/antenna group necessary to keep capabilities current with the pace of the threat and to yield improved system integration.

March 30, 2017

Phoenix International Holdings Inc.,* Largo, Maryland, being awarded a $14,518,512 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the science and technology research concerning the development of an unmanned underwater vehicle-based sensor system testbed and evaluation of advanced sensor and autonomy modules. There are no option periods. Work will be performed in Largo, Maryland, and work is expected to be completed March 24, 2022. Fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $148,000 will be obligated at the time of award. The funds will expire at end of the current fiscal year.

March 30, 2017

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Military Aircraft Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded $11,063,339 for delivery order (0032) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026) to upgrade three E-2C aircraft cockpit navigation systems and displays in compliance with International Civil Aviation Organization regulations for the government of France. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Florida (81 percent); Cuers, France (11 percent); Rolling Meadows, Illinois (4 percent); Millersville, Maryland (2 percent); and Herndon, Virginia (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2019.

March 30, 2017

Cyber Defense Information Assurance, Round Rock, Texas, has been awarded a $14,793,364 modification (P00007) to exercise an option on previously awarded contract (FA8773-15-C-0045). Contractor will provide Air Force enterprise-level network management, optimized communications and defensive measures at the Air Force Information Network Gateways. Air Force Intranet Control operates the common user virtual private network mesh tying the components of the Air Forces intranet together and protecting Air Force network traffic through encryption as it traverses public infrastructure. Work will be performed at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama, and is expected to be complete by July 8, 2018.

March 30, 2017

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $33,671,707 modification (P00016) to contract (W31P4Q-15-C-0065) for continued software development, training, maintenance of the Counter-Rocket, Artillery Mortar command and control system. Work will be performed in Redondo Beach, California; and Madison, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2018. Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $33,671,707 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

March 30, 2017

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded an $18,719,151 modification (19) to previously awarded contract (F33657‐01‐D‐0026‐RJ80). Contractor will provide sustainment of the AN/APG‐63(V)1, AN/APG‐ 63(V)2, AN/APG‐63(V)3, and Talon HATE radar subsystems for the Air Force Air National Guard, and Royal Saudi Air Force. Work will be performed at Forest, Mississippi, and is expected to be complete by July 31, 2017. This contract involves foreign military sales. Foreign military sales; fiscal 2017 centralized asset management; and fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $18,719,151 are being obligated at the time of award.

March 10, 2017
By J. Wayne Lloyd

Do you work for a cyber company with federal government contracts? If so, hold onto your hat, because $210 billion in government information technology contracts will expire this year and be re-competed.

March 22, 2017

Mission 1st Group Inc.,* was awarded a $10,007,717 modification (P00009) to contract (W52P1J-15-F-0039) for network and communication, engineering and installation support services for U.S. Army Central Command and the 335th Signal Command Theater Provisional in the Central Command area of responsibility. Work will be performed in Kuwait and Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 23, 2017. Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $10,007,717 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

*Small Business

 

March 22, 2017

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia, has been awarded a $20,738,682 modification (P00010) to previously awarded contract (HR0011-16-F-0005) for enterprise support services. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $43,537,456 from $22,798,764. Work will be performed in Arlington, Virginia, with an expected completion date of May 22, 2018. Fiscal 2017 research and development funds in the amount of $17,898,924 are being obligated at time of award. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

 

March 22, 2017

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $12,250,789 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract on basic ordering agreement (FA8620‐15‐G‐4040). Contractor will fabricate 10 of each: MQ-9 Block 5 extended range installation kits, MQ-9 Block 5 Barrett Asymmetric Digital Datalink Computer installation kits, MQ-9 Block 5 Beyond Line of Sight installation kits, MQ-9 Block 5 VORTEX installation kits, verification/finalization of Installation Kit Interactive Electronic Technical Manual kit documentation, and installation of the aforementioned kits onto MQ-9 Block 5 aircraft. Work will be performed at Poway, California, and is expected to be complete by March 20, 2019.

March 20, 2017

Lockheed Martin Corp., Rotary and Mission Systems, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded a $98,484,000 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-16-C-5363) to exercise options for full-rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 subsystems (AN/SLQ-32(V)6). SEWIP is an evolutionary acquisition and incremental development program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system. SEWIP Block 2 will expand upon the receiver/antenna group necessary to keep capabilities current with the pace of the threat and to yield improved system integration. Work will be performed in Liverpool, New York (23 percent); Lansdale, P

March 20, 2017

Network Security Systems Plus Inc., has been awarded an option year on contract (S5121A-14-F-0030) to support Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) mission and cybersecurity for the DCMA Network Operations and Security Center. This is the third option year of a base with four option years and one six-month period contract. The estimated completion date is September 29, 2019. The funded amount for this option year is $16,273,215. Total base and exercised options value is $54,222,457. This contract was competitively solicited on General Services Administration Federal Supply Schedule 8(a) STARS II government wide acquisition contract, with five proposals received. The Defense Contract Management Age

March 20, 2017

HX5, LLC*, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, was awarded a $95,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for personnel, supervision and services necessary to provide services for research and development and related activities for the Engineer Research and Development Center Information Technology Laboratory. Bids were solicited via the Internet with eight received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 14, 2022. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg, Mississippi, is the contracting activity (W912HZ-17-D-0005).

*Small Business

March 15, 2017

Space Exploration Technologies Corp., Hawthorne, California, has been awarded a $96,500,490 firm-fixed-price contract for launch services to deliver a GPS III satellite to its intended orbit. Contractor will provide launch vehicle production, mission integration, launch operations, spaceflight worthiness and mission unique activities for a GPS III mission. Work will be performed at Hawthorne; Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida; and McGregor, Texas, and is expected to be complete by April 30, 2019. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with two offers received. Fiscal 2016 space procurement funds in the amount of $96,500,490 are being obligated at the time of award.

March 15, 2017

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, has been awarded a $15,000,000 modification (P00874) to previously awarded contract (F04701-95-C-0017) for Space-Based Infrared System (SBIRS) engineering, manufacture and development. Contractor will enhance cyber capabilities on the operational SBIRS ground system. Work will be performed at Sunnyvale, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2019. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $13,394,965 are being obligated at the time of award. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.

March 15, 2017

Pole/Zero Acquisition Inc., West Chester, Ohio, is being awarded $20,296,223 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 0002 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N68335-15-G-0001) for the procurement of supplies and services that will provide organic depot-level maintenance repair capability for the antenna interface units and supporting components, including mounting tray and low noise amplifier, in support of Fleet Readiness Center Southwest’s depot for the Multi-Mission Maritime P-8A Poseidon aircraft. Work will be performed in West Chester, Ohio (70 percent); and San Diego, California (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2019.

March 15, 2017

Northeast Information Discovery Inc.,* Oneida, New York, has been awarded a $17,826,958 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for Collection Techniques for Radio Network Exploration software and hardware. Contractor will research, develop, integrate, prototype, demonstrate, validate and verify new software capabilities for a software-defined and reprogrammable transceiver that has broad applicability to military-relevant missions. This is an effort to improve military capabilities in the electromagnetic spectrum and cyberspace using digital transceivers that leverage open architectures as well as standard frameworks and interfaces.

March 13, 2017
Raytheon is being awarded a task order for Aegis Modernization production requirements.

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Marlborough, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $7,852,566 firm-fixed-price order under previously awarded basic ordering agreement N00024-17-G-5103 for Aegis Modernization (AMOD) production requirements. This order covers the production of Multi-Mission Signal Processor Ordnance Alteration (ORDALT) kits; kill assessment system ORDALT kits and spares; radio frequency coherent combiner kits; high-voltage power supply sidewall capacitors; traveling waves tube-monitoring circuits; stabilized master oscillator ORDALT kits; as well as test and installation efforts to support the AMOD program.

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