Army

May 13, 2016

Vectrus Systems Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, was awarded a $173,756,967 modification (P00027) to contract W91RUS-13-C-0006 for enterprise network capabilities and support to the U.S. Central Command. Work will be performed in Kuwait, Qatar, Afghanistan, Iraq, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Jordan, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2018. Fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $173,756,967 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Ft. Huachuca, Arizona, is the contracting activity.

May 9, 2016

Harris Corp., Rochester, New York, was awarded a $405,500,000 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales (Morocco), indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio Systems (SINCGARS) including ancillary items, spare parts, installation kits, training and fielding support services. One bid was solicited with one received, with an estimated completion date of April 21, 2021. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W91CRB-16-D-5004).

 

May 9, 2016

Applied Research Associates Inc., Albuquerque, New Mexico (W911QX-16-D-0015); Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia (W911QX-16-D-0016); EOIR Technologies Inc., Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (W911QX-16-D-0017); and Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia (W911QX-16-D-0018); were awarded a $249,781,641 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award task order contract for persistent surveillance—intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (PS-ISR) analytic software research and development. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received, with an estimated com

May 9, 2016

Datron World Communications Inc., Vista, California, was awarded a $13,430,907 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract (Afghanistan) for radios and spare parts. One bid was solicited with one received. Work will be performed in Vista, California, with an estimated completion date of May 5, 2017. Fiscal 2017 other procurement funds in the amount of $13,430,907 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W91CRB-16-C-5018).

 

May 6, 2016

Raytheon Co., Waltham, Massachusetts, was awarded a $350,627,927 firm-fixed-price contract for the Advanced Range Tracking and Imaging System. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received, with an estimated completion date of May 5, 2021. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. The Army Program Executive Office, Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity (W900KK-16-D-0001).

 

May 4, 2016
By George I. Seffers
Soldiers with the 25th Infantry Division conduct fast rope insertion extraction techniques with their Marine Corps and Air Force counterparts. Elements of the 25th participated in the Army’s recent Cyber Blitz exercise, which will help define the future of cyber and spectrum warfare.

The U.S. Army last week completed an exercise designed to further define how the service adapts operationally to modern threats, including cyber attacks and electromagnetic warfare. During the exercise, the Army tested the cyber-electromagnetic activities (CEMA) cell concept within a brigade combat team and introduced new, yet-to-be-fielded technologies.

May 2, 2016
Raytheon is being awarded more than $89 million to update and install Plug and Fight A-Kit end items and to support Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense.

Raytheon Co., Huntsville, Alabama was awarded an $89,525,958 cost-plus-fixed-fee multi-year contract to update and install Plug & Fight (P&F) A-Kit end items and provide Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense (AIAMD) integration, test and evaluation support. One bid was solicited with one received with an estimated completion date of May 1, 2020. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-16-D-0020).

 

May 1, 2016
By George I. Seffers
Soldiers attack simulated enemy combatants during a training exercise in Germany. Army researchers are integrating voice recognition into computing systems mounted onto vehicles with intercoms that allow soldiers to communicate in combat conditions.

U.S. Army researchers endeavor to develop a package of decision-supporting applications known as the Commander’s Virtual Staff and a Tactical Computing Environment that offers advanced computer-human interfaces, a collaborative data environment, intelligent mobility and a common user experience across computing platforms. 

April 29, 2016

Kongsberg Defense & Aerospace, Kongsberg, Norway was awarded a $12,970,980 modification (P00288) to contract W15QKN-12-C-0103 for additional Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station (CROWS) M153 conversions. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of January 29, 2019. Fiscal 2016 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $12,970,980 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey is the contracting activity.

April 22, 2016

Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $7,129,983 modification (P00010) to contract W911QX-13-C-0163 for 3D geospatial information. Work will be performed in the Philippines, with an estimated completion date of September 5, 2016. Fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $7,129,983 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Adelphi, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

April 20, 2016

General Dynamics C4 Systems Inc., Taunton, Massachusetts (W15QKN-16-D-0013); and EOIR Technologies Inc., Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (W15QKN-16-D-0012), were awarded a $49,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for software engineering lifecycle support including, but not limited to, software design development, software coding and implementation and testing activities, including unit and systems integration. Contractors will share the ceiling amount. Two bids were solicited with two received, with an estimated completion date of February 2, 2021. Funding and work location will be determined with each order.

April 15, 2016

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, was awarded a $9,486,872 modification (P00050) to contract W58RGZ-13-C-0110 to exercise fiscal 2016 option hours for engineering services for the Grey Eagle unmanned aircraft system. Work will be performed in Poway, with an estimated completion date of April 2, 2017. Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $9,486,872 were obligated at the time of the award. The company also was awarded an $8,075,148 modification (P00049) to the same contract for engineering services for the unmanned aircraft systems.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Chantilly, Virginia, was awarded a $24,587,690 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for line replaceable unit repair, reset/overhaul and technical services for various Guardrail Common Sensors, receiving sets, AN/ARW-88(V) radio items and obsolescence management. One bid was solicited with one received. Funding and work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of April 13, 2021. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W56JSR-16-D-0003).

April 14, 2016

Telos Corp., Ashburn, Virginia (W91QUZ-06-D-0001, MOD NO: P00034); Dell Federal Systems LP, Round Rock, Texas (W91QUZ-06-D-0002, MOD NO: P00037); CDW Government LLC, Vernon Hills, Illinois (W91QUZ-06-D-0003, MOD NO: P00035); HPI Federal LLC, Washington, District of Columbia (W91QUZ-06-D-0004, MOD NO: P00034); Integration Technologies Group Inc., Falls Church, Virginia (W91QUZ-06-D-0005, MOD NO: P00035); Transource Services Corp., Phoenix, Arizona (W91QUZ-06-D-0006, MOD NO: P00032);

March 30, 2016
KeyLogic Systems will manage internal networks, conduct network vulnerability and provide database support at the U.S. Army's Benét Laboratories, which specializes in cannons, mortars, tank guns and howitzers.

KeyLogic Systems Inc., has been awarded a five-year, $9.5 million U.S. Army contract to provide Technical Support Services for the Benét Laboratories facility at the Watervliet Arsenal in upstate New York. A research, development and engineering facility, Benét Laboratories is the Army’s design authority for large caliber cannon and the full lifecycle of mortars, tank guns and artillery cannon for howitzers. KeyLogic will manage the facility’s internal networks, conduct network vulnerability assessments and provide database support.

 

March 30, 2016

Harris Corp., Rochester, New York, was awarded a $20,116,679 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales (Morocco, Kuwait, Qatar) contract for radios, spares, installation kits and continental U.S. unit-level test equipment training. One bid was solicited with one received. Work will be performed in Morocco, Kuwait and Qatar, with an estimated completion date of February 2, 2021. Fiscal 2010 other procurement funds in the amount of $20,116,679 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W91CRB-16-C-5015).

 

March 28, 2016

Cubic Global Defense Inc., San Diego, California, was awarded a $9,911,524 modification (P00036) to contract W91QVN-14-C-0033 for operation of the Korea Battle Simulation Center. Work will be performed in Korea with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2017. Fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $9,911,524 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command – Regional Contracting Command, Yongsan, Republic of Korea, is the contracting activity.

March 18, 2016

The U.S. Army Project Manager for Terrestrial Sensors (PM TS) has awarded contracts to Raytheon Company and DRS Technologies for the engineering and manufacturing development phase of the Third Generation Forward Looking Infrared (3GEN FLIR). The system will provide common components (the B-Kit) that will be integrated into combat vehicle sights for reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition and will permit the sensor operator to detect, recognize and identify enemy targets with increased clarity and at significantly longer ranges.

March 14, 2016

Raytheon Co., Ft. Wayne, Indiana, was awarded a $13,846,183 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract (Jordan) with options for materials and services for the Jordan Armed Forces Automated Command and Control (J4ISR-C2) Tactical System (JCTS) project. Options exercised at award. Bids were solicited via the Internet with five received. Work will be performed in Jordan with an estimated completion date of September 10, 2016. Funds in the amount of $13,846,183 were obligated at the time of the award. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W91CRB-16-C-5013).

 

March 9, 2016
Northrop Grumman will provide a rocket, artillery and mortar warning capability to brigade combat teams under a new $71 million contract.

Northrop Grumman, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $71,070,074 contract for hardware and services in support of fielding of the rocket, artillery, mortar warn capability to brigade combat teams. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received, with an estimated completion date of February 28, 2019. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-16-D-0018).

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