counter-IED

March 10, 2017

Sierra Nevada Corp., Rancho, California, is being awarded a $30,995,905 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-09-D-0003) to extend the ordering period and exercise option year six for the procurement and support of the transmitting set, countermeasures AN/PLT-5, to support explosive ordnance disposal personnel. The AN/PLT-5 is a man-portable system that supports the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare program. Work will be performed in Rancho and is expected to be completed by March 2018.

November 29, 2016

Fulcrum IT Services LLC, Centreville, Virginia, has been awarded a $168,155,289 ceiling cost-plus-award-fee task order under the General Services Administration (GSA) OASIS Small Business Pool 4 contract to provide the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) with strategic planning, research, analysis and training services in support of JIDO’s Global Situational Awareness (Global SA) and Communities of Action (CoA) missions.

November 1, 2016

CACI International Inc., Chantilly, Virginia, has been awarded a $1,773,158,264 ceiling cost-plus-award-fee task order under the General Services Administration (GSA) OASIS Pool 4 contract to provide the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) with deployable analytical operations, intelligence and training services to support JIDO’s Focused Support/Decisive Effort (FS/DE) mission anywhere in the world. The FS/DE task order will enhance the ability of deploying joint forces to integrate capabilities, technologies and lessons learned to defeat adversaries that employ improvised-threat weapons for strategic effect.

August 26, 2016

Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia, has been awarded a $379,607,248 ceiling, cost-plus-award-fee task order under the General Services Administration (GSA) Alliant contract to provide the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency (JIDA) with rapid development and fielding of counter-threat technologies, delivering urgent mission information technology solutions within the combatant commanders’ latest time of value in support of operations throughout the globe to eliminate or neutralize enemy insurgent networks that threaten U.S.

March 9, 2016

Sierra Nevada Corp., Rancho, California, is being awarded a $29,463,750 modification to a previously awarded, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-09-D-0003) to extend the ordering period and exercise option year five for the procurement and support of the transmitting set, countermeasures AN/PLT-5 to support explosive ordnance disposal personnel. The AN/PLT-5 is a man-portable system in support of the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare program.

September 23, 2015

Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $30,625,281 cost-plus-fixed-fee, incrementally funded contract with options for continued operations, support, maintenance, logistic, and engineering services to operate the Night Eagle counter-improvised explosive device airborne detection system in Afghanistan. Work will be performed in Bridgewater, Virginia; Afghanistan; Santa Rosa, California; Silver Spring, Maryland; Princeton, New Jersey; and Poway, California, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 25, 2017. One bid was solicited with one received. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $26,400,000 were obligated at the time of the award.

September 18, 2015

Leidos, Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $71,857,231 undefinitized firm-fixed-price contract for continued operations and sustainment of the Saturn Arch aerial system. Work will be performed in Reston with an estimated completion date of September 16, 2016. One bid was solicited with one received. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $24,475,446 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-15-C-0085).

June 26, 2015

DOK-ING, Zagreb, Croatia, was awarded an $8,670,000 firm-fixed-price contract with options for 45 Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (CREW) compatible radio retrofit kits. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of Oct. 24, 2016. One bid was solicited with one received. The Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-15-C-0057).

June 26, 2015

Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, is being awarded $10, 202,036 for firm-fixed-priced task order against previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (M67854-14-D-2517) for product support integration services for the Marine Corps Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Systems. Work will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina (60 percent); Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (10 percent); Camp Pendleton, California (10 percent); Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan (10 percent); and Camp Arifjan, Kuwait (10 percent). Work for this task order is expected to be completed August 20, 2016.

March 30, 2015

Exelis Inc., Information Systems Division, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded an $18,240,767 modification to previously awarded contract (N00174-11-D-0002) to exercise option four for the continued procurement of post-production maintenance support of Navy crew fixed site systems. This action is to fulfill a requirement for equipment, maintenance and support for the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JSEOD CREW) program. The JSEOD CREW program provides all military explosive ordnance disposal services with a new electronic warfare capability to counter the threat from improvised explosive devices.

September 17, 2014

Advanced Reconnaissance Corporation, Fishkill, New York (W911QX-14-D-0007); Applied Research Associates Incorporated, Albuquerque, New Mexico (W911QX-14-D-0008); A-T Solutions Incorporated, Fredericksburg, Virginia (W911QX-14-D-0009); CyPhy Works Incorporated, Danvers, Massachusetts (W911QX-14-D-0010); EFW Incorporated, Ft.

April 11, 2014

Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev. was awarded a sole-source $46,500,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee multi-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for dismounted counter radio-controlled, improvised explosive device, electronic warfare spares and services to sustain the Thor III and Baldr CREW systems. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15QKN-14-D-0041).

April 9, 2014

Alion Science and Technology, McLean, Va., has been awarded a $17.7 million task order to provide the Defense Department with engineering and science and technology expertise to help defeat improvised explosive device (IED) threats against troops in theater and throughout the world. Alion will support conception, prototyping, improving and experimenting with technologies, devices and systems, bringing next-generation capabilities to counter IED hazards. This includes improving warfighters’ situational awareness, enabling soldiers to better identify, defeat and bypass explosive threats.

March 28, 2014

Exelis Inc., Information Systems Division, Herndon, Va., is being awarded a $17,789,717 modification to previously awarded contract (N00174-11-D-0002) for the continued procurement of post-production maintenance support of Navy crew fixed site systems and procurement and support of the transmitting set, counter measure AN/PLT-4 systems.

February 21, 2014

Engility, Chantilly, Va., is being awarded a $24,882,608, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity, multiple-award contract for engineering and technical support at the Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division. A-T Solutions, Fredricksburg, Va., is being awarded a $23,538,703 contract. The contractors will advise and assist with various tasks in support of engineering support, system engineering and technical analysis, development of programs and improvised explosive device defeat technology. The U.S.

February 19, 2014

Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev. (M67854-14-D-2521) and Northrop Grumman Corp., Herndon, Va. (M67854-14-D-2522) are each being awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contract for the counter radio-controlled improvised explosive device (IED) electronic warfare Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operation capable (CREW MEU (SOC), dismounted systems. The CREW MEU (SOC) program addresses an urgent and compelling need for a capability to counter the threat posed by IEDs.

September 17, 2013
By Rita Boland

NATO is investing time, talent and treasure into advancing biometrics, Col. Bernard Wulfse, Dutch Army, commander, Joint Task Force Counter Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED), explained at the Biometric Consortium Conference. The alliance has named biometrics a critical capability shortfall to address. Key to achieving goals for biometrics is bringing all the partner nations together—not only the few currently supporting the efforts. Methods that proved useful against IEDs have applications in the biometrics realm, and lessons can be applied from the former to the latter.

August 9, 2013
George I. Seffers

SRCTec Inc., Syracuse, N.Y., was awarded a $59,300,000 modification (P00025) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (W15P7T-09-D-M615) for the procurement of spare parts for the Duke System that counters radio control improvised explosive devices. The cumulative total face value of this contract is $788,903,561. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity.

March 21, 2013
George I. Seffers

CACI-Wexford Group International, of Vienna, Va., is being awarded a $17,918,192 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Joint Expeditionary Team Counter-IED (C-IED) operational support services. The contract will provide rapidly deployable expertise in all aspects of C-IED operations to support U.S. forces in Afghanistan. The contracting activity is the Joint IED Defeat Organization Contract Operations, Arlington Va.

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