Navy

February 27, 2015
Northrop Grumman is being awarded an advance acquisition contract to maintain the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System planned production schedule.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, is being awarded a $63,700,156 advance acquisition contract for the procurement of long-lead components, material, parts and associated efforts required to maintain the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System planned production schedule. Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah (28 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (23 percent); Red Oak, Texas (12 percent); Bridgeport, West Virginia (11 percent); Palmdale, California (10 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (7 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (2+ percent); Montreal Quebec, Canada (2 percent); Vandalia, Ohio (1+ percent); and various locations both in and out of the continental United States

February 25, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, is being awarded a $25,848,612 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for engineering sustainment and integrated logistics services in support of MQ-8 operational, vendor, maintenance-related and laboratory support software. Services to be provided include analysis of engineering change proposals, development of plans of action and milestones, laboratory facility studies and analysis, software technology insertion, configuration management and quality assurance, development, review and update of specifications and technical documentation. Work will be performed in San Diego and is expected to be completed in December 2015.

February 25, 2015

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. Tactical Solutions, Boulder, Colorado, is being awarded a $22,954,037 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in support of Navy-owned phased array antenna hardware developed under the High Throughput Networking Infrastructure (HTNI) and the Affordable Common Radar Architecture (ACRA) projects. The scope will encompass procuring spares of existing hardware, performing redesign activities associated with modifications to existing hardware, performing repairs of existing hardware and performing integration of new or existing hardware into a prototype system.

February 25, 2015

Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, is being awarded a $49,500,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the provision of scientific, engineering and technical services required for the design, development, fabrication, integration, test, fleet implementation and maintenance of synthetic signature generation-based systems utilizing the All World Environment Simulation. This effort will provide for technical support to aid in product development of tactical synthetic signature generation and signatures tactical training systems.

February 20, 2015

QinetiQ North America, Waltham, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $7,074,242 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-13-D-0007) to exercise option year two for post-production support under the Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) MK2 program. The MTRS MK2 provides the military explosive ordnance disposal technicians with a man-transportable capability to remotely perform reconnaissance. Work will be performed in Waltham, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by February 2016. Contract funds will not be obligated at time of award, and no funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface War

February 20, 2015

Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC, Clearwater, Florida, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $30,656,796 ceiling priced contract for the manufacture, upgrade, repair and test assemblies of the AN/AAR-47 (V) Missile Warning Set comprised of electro-optic countermeasure sensors, countermeasure signal processors and countermeasure signal simulators for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and Governments of India, Norway, Spain and Australia. Work will be performed in Clearwater, Florida (45 percent); Austin, Texas (20 percent); Quebec, Canada (16 percent); and other various locations within the United States (19 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2017.

February 20, 2015

VSolvit LLC, Ventura, California, is being awarded a $10,624,059 firm-fixed-price modification under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N39430-13-D-1231) to exercise option period two for information technology enterprise business systems support at Naval Facilities Information Technology Center, Naval Base Ventura County. The total contract amount after exercise of this option will be $31,726,530. Work will be performed primarily in Port Hueneme, California, and is expected to be completed February 2016. No funds will be obligated at the time of award; funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued. No task orders are being issued at this time

February 20, 2015

Nexagen Networks Inc., Marlboro, New Jersey, is being awarded a $15,915,782 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide engineering support services for information assurance and security engineering-related services to the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security. This three-year contract includes one two-year option period, which, if exercised, would bring the potential value of this contract to $27,305,949. Work will be performed at the government facilities in Philadelphia (75 percent) and the contractor's facilities in Marlboro, New Jersey (25 percent); work is expected to be completed February 17, 2018.

February 1, 2015
By Robert K. Ackerman
A sonar technician onboard the guided missile destroyer USS Mustin stands watch in the ship’s sonar center. With cyberspace being a warfighting domain, the U.S. Navy’s information networks are a major target that must be protected and defended proactively.

Sea states are giving way to cyberthreats as the biggest variable affecting U.S. Navy operations. While the Navy is working with the other services and the U.S. Cyber Command to protect and defend its networks, it also is shaping its own cyberforce to deal with digital challenges outside of its normal purview.

February 9, 2015

L3 Communications Corp., Londonderry, New Hampshire, is being awarded a $49,500,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for binocular night vision devices. The binocular night vision devices will provide enhanced surveillance, identification, recognition and detection in all light and weather conditions, especially where vision is limited or restricted due to obscured and low/no light conditions. Work will be performed in Londonderry, New Hampshire, and is expected to be completed by January 2020. Fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy) and fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $191,866 will be obligated at time of award.

February 9, 2015

Northrop Grumman, Annapolis, Maryland, is being awarded a $16,552,553 delivery order to previously awarded contract (N61331-10-D-0009) for the procurement of field upgradeable kits and fleet support for conversion of the AN/AQS-24A mine detecting sensor systems to the AN/AQS-24B configuration in support of the Airborne Mine Countermeasure Systems Program. Work will be performed in Annapolis, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by July 2016. Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of 16,552,553 will be obligated at the time of award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

February 9, 2015

Sensor and Antenna Systems, Lansdale Inc., Lansdale, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $10,137,104 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for transmitter software and firmware engineering services in support of the AN/ALQ-99 Tactical Jamming System. The estimated level of effort for this contract is 43,200 man-hours. Work will be performed in Lansdale, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be completed in February 2019.

February 9, 2015

Imagine One Technology & Management Ltd., Colonial Beach, Virginia, is being awarded a $19,280,653 Small Business Innovation Research Phase III, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide an intelligent data-mining agent and smart decision support process for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) program.

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $13,503,584 cost-plus-award-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-2312) for DDG 51 class flight III upgrade design services. Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $13,027,540 cost-plus-award-fee/cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-2313). The main goal of the flight III upgrade is to replace the SPY-1D(V) radar with the air and missile defense radar.

January 21, 2015

Progeny Systems Corporation, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $16,193,364 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6296) for the procurement of engineering and technical support services associated with Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase III Topic No. N96-278 Technology Infusion Methodology for Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Based Systems. This effort includes engineering services involving software development, procurement of COTS products and hardware/software integration for submarine and undersea warfare weapon systems. Work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by January 2016.

January 27, 2015
Northrop Grumman Corporation Electronic Systems will provide software necessary to upgrade the current P-8A directional infrared countermeasures subsystem with infrared missile warning sensors.

Northrop Grumman Corporation Electronic Systems, Land and Self Protection Systems Division, Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is being awarded $6,961,416 for ceiling-priced delivery order 5756 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-10-G-0004). This delivery order provides for the procurement of supplies and services required to develop, test and integrate software necessary to upgrade the current P-8A AN/AAQ-24 directional infrared countermeasures subsystem with two color infrared missile warning sensors.

January 27, 2015

General Atomics, San Diego, is being awarded a $36,468,962 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-4222) for research and development activities associated with integrated power system power load modules to be used for electromagnetic railgun pulse power containers and for the fabricating and testing of prototypes. Work will be performed in Tupelo, Mississippi (70 percent), and San Diego (30 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2016. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $6,216,229 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

January 27, 2015

BAE Systems Information Solutions Inc., San Diego (N68936-15-D-0007), and Information Systems Laboratories Inc., San Diego (N68936-15-D-0008), are each being awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity multiple award contracts for the development and fielding of Intelligence Exploitation and Targeting Systems prototypes related to future systems or the sustainment of deployed systems.

January 27, 2015

Oracle America Inc., Redwood City, California, is being awarded a $19,050,000 ceiling increase modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, sole source award commercial contract (N65236-13-D-2157) to provide post deployment systems support for Increment 1 of Global Combat Support System-Marine Corps. This contract is currently in its first option period. If the second (final) option period is exercised, it would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $68,500,000. Work will be performed in Redwood City, California, and is expected to be completed by September 2015. If the second option is exercised, work would continue until September 2016.

January 27, 2015

PTC Inc., Needham, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $7,900,000 firm-fixed-price contract for data environment/hosting and engineering services, in support of the Integrated Decision Environment Service Center (IDESC)/Enterprise Product Lifecycle Management Integrated Decision Environment (ePLM IDE). This effort includes support services for the IDESC/ePLM IDE project and providing systems administration for the data environment, including daily monitoring and administration of the servers, operating system, software applications and database programs for an estimated 1500 users. Work will be performed in Philadelphia, and is expected to be completed by January 2018.

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