October 31, 2017

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-plus-incentive-fee line items with a stated maximum value of $1,500,000,000. Under this follow-on contract, the contractor will provide operations and sustainment (O&S) support for the Army Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance Model 2 (AN/TPY-2); and Sea-Based X-Band (SBX) radar. This O&S support includes AN/TPY-2 radar logistics support, AN/TPY-2 sustaining engineering, AN/TPY-2 transition and transfer, AN/TPY-2 depot transition, SBX logistics support, and SBX sustaining engineering. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.

October 31, 2017

Raytheon Co., Keyport, Washington, is being awarded a $15,132,006 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N61331-17-D-0001) to exercise an option for maintenance and support for the AN/AQS-20 sonar mine detecting set to maintain and improve system sustainability. The AN/AQS-20 is a towed, mine hunting and identification system for Program Executive Office, Littoral Combat Ships.

October 31, 2017

BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services, Rockville, Maryland, is being awarded $7,870,777 for modification P00021 to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-15-C-0008) to exercise an option for engineering and technical services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Special Communications Mission Solutions (AD-4.11.3). Services to be provided include integrating communications and information systems radio communications into Navy ships. Work will be performed at St. Inigoes, Maryland, and is expected to be completed in October 2018.

October 31, 2017

Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Wichita, Kansas, is being awarded $8,013,824 for modification P00007 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-15-C-0124) to exercise an option for the procurement of 255 automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast production kits for the T-6 aircraft for the Navy (251) and Army (4). Work will be performed in Wichita, Kansas, and is expected to be completed in September 2018. Based on availability of funds, fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount $7,762,940 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

October 12, 2017

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company, Sunnyvale, California, was awarded $418,653,874 on September 29, 2017 for fixed-price-incentive, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification PZ0002 to a previously awarded unpriced letter contract (N00030-17-C-0100) for new procurement of Trident II (D5) missile production, D5 life extension production, and D5 deployed systems support. The work will be performed in Sunnyvale, California (26.08 percent); Cape Canaveral, Florida (22.84 percent); Bangor, Washington (21.05 percent); Kings Bay, Georgia (20.67 percent); Magna, Utah (2.51 percent); Orlando, Florida (1.12 percent); and other various locations (less than 1.00 percent each; 5.73 percent total), and work is expected to be complet

October 12, 2017

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Mitchel Field, New York, was awarded a $55,719,955 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract on September 29, 2017 to provide United States and United Kingdom Trident II (D5) strategic weapon system navigation subsystem technical engineering support services. The contract will provide United States and United Kingdom fleet support, trainer systems support, logistics management, shipboard systems integration increments 8 and 13 training curricula design and development, test equipment, spares, tools, material procurement, and U.S.

October 12, 2017

On September 29, 2017, Lockheed Martin Canada, Ottawa, Canada, was awarded a $21,439,277 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide development, maintenance and upgrade of the Visual Interactive Simulation Training Application (VISTA) computer based synthetic operations and maintenance trainers in support of the Center for Surface Combat Systems. VISTA is a flexible high-fidelity computer based networked system that provides a training environment for both operation and corrective maintenance tasks on selected combat systems.

October 12, 2017

On September 29, 2017, 3e Technologies International Incorporated, Rockville, Maryland, was awarded a $16,163,099 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (N00174-16-C-0046) to exercise option year one for continued implementation of a facilities critical infrastructure control and monitoring system interface to the Navy Virtual Perimeter Monitoring System that will allow for monitoring and control of critical facility infrastructure for potential operating hazards or intrusions.

Septermber 25, 2017

Lockheed Martin Sippican Incorporated of Marion, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $52,963,189 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-16-C-6412) to exercise option year one for the production of Mk 48 Mod 7 guidance and control sections, Mk 48 Mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) functional item replacement kits, factory test equipment, spares, production support material and related engineering services and hardware support for guidance and control sections and CBASS kits. The modification combines purchases for the Navy (65 percent); the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) via the PMS404 Joint Program Office’s (JPO) Armament Cooperation Program (ACP) (11 percent); and the governments of the Netherlands (23 percen

September 20, 2017
The U.S. Navy is shifting the NGEN-R primary contracts award schedule by a few months to allow more interaction with industry.

The Department of the Navy has adjusted the award schedule of the Next Generation Enterprise Network Re-compete (NGEN-R) primary contracts, which are the evolutionary follow-on to the current NGEN contract.

Instead of awarding the two primary contracts by June 2018 as originally announced, the NGEN-R acquisition schedule has been modified for contract awards in late 2018. The end user hardware (EUHW) contract is now slated for a November 2018 award. The service management, integration and transport (SMIT) contract award will be in December 2018.

September 12, 2017

CSRA LLC of  Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,357,125 blanket purchase agreement (BPA) to provide cloud computing services for the Department of Navy (DON) Research and Development Enterprise (NR&DE). The BPA will support a DON Cloud Services pilot program conducted by Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) on behalf of 16 DON warfare centers to create a NR&DE Cloud Brokerage. The one-year BPA includes two one-year options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative potential value to $34,698,390. Work will be performed Fairfax, Virginia, and work is expected to be completed September 7, 2018.

September 6, 2017
By George I. Seffers
Panelists discuss military intelligence at the Intelligence and National Security Summit.

While space has always been an important domain for military intelligence, the intelligence community is renewing its emphasis on the stars, according to officials speaking at the Intelligence and National Security Summit in Washington, D.C.

“One of the reasons this conversation is taking place is because of the evolving threat environment. We realize, as much as we thought we appreciated the role of space historically, it’s become even more critical, both from a warfighting perspective and from an economic perspective,” said Maj. Gen. James Marrs, USAF, Air Force assistant deputy chief of staff for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

September 5, 2017
Rockwell Collins to provide helmet cueing system support.

Rockwell Collins ESA Vision Systems LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a maximum $108,649,349 fixed-price requirements contract with prospective redetermination for various Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System consumable and depot-level reparable spares in support of F-15, F-16, and F-18 aircraft. This was a sole-source acquisition. The contract is a three-year base contract with one three-year option period. Locations of performance are Texas, Oregon, and Israel, with an August 31, 2022, performance completion date. Using customers are Air Force, Navy and Foreign Military Sales customers.

August 28

SRC Incorporated in North Syracuse, New York, is being awarded a $7,957,573 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for multi-intelligence swarm sensing research and development.

August 28

Lockheed Martin Corporation in Liverpool, New York, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $7,030,168 undefinitized contract action for delivery order 7000 under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00383-17-G-BR01) for the repair of 45 items used on the E2-D aircraft, known as the Advanced Hawkeye. Work will be performed in Liverpool and will be completed by February 2019. Fiscal year 2017 working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $3,444,782 will be obligated at the time of award. The funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was a sole-source award, with one offer received. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.


August 25, 2017

General Dynamics - Electric Boat Corporation, Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $64,217,408 cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price contract for a large vertical array (LVA) fixture, LVA first article and provisioned items orders. The LVA delivers acoustic detection capability to submarines. This technology allows for production and outboard installation of very large arrays while minimizing impact to naval architecture, hydrodynamics and submarine signatures. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $882,142,220.

August 24, 2017
Navy Airman Raheem Malloy clears the catapult to launch a T-45C Goshawk on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington in the Atlantic Ocean in 2016. The Goshawk is assigned to Training Air Wing 1. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Bryan Mai. Under its new contract with the Navy, L-3 Communications will support Goshawk aircraft systems.

L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC, Madison, Mississippi, is being awarded $172,984,042 for modification P00017 to exercise an option to a previously awarded firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery, requirements contract (N00019-14-D-0011). The option provides for organizational, intermediate and depot level maintenance, logistics and engineering to support and maintain 201 Navy T-45 Goshawk aircraft, aircraft systems and related support equipment to support flight and test and evaluation operations.

August 24, 2017

Raytheon Company in McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $10,724,180 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 7011 under a previously awarded contract (N00383-15-G-009H) for the repair of the turret, sensor-sight in support of the H-60 helicopter. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida, and work is expected to be completed by September 2017. Fiscal year 2017 working capital (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,724,180 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. One firm was solicited for this sole-source requirement and one offer was received. The Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.

August 24, 2017

Moog Incorporation in Elma, New York, has been awarded an estimated maximum $48,000,000 fixed-price with price redetermination, requirements contract for miscellaneous aircraft components in support of various weapon system platforms. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1). The sole-source contract has a five-year base and one five-year option period. Locations of performance are New York and California, with an August 22, 2022, performance completion date. Using military services are Air Force, Army and Navy. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2017 defense working capital; and depot-level reparable funds.

August 23, 2017

Fujifilm Medical Systems U.S.A. Inc., Stamford, Connecticut, has been awarded a maximum $768,000,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for digital imaging network picture archiving communications system products and maintenance. This is the fourth contract competitively awarded under the open solicitation SPE2D1-15-R-0004. This was a competitive acquisition with eight offers received. This is a five-year base contract with one five-year option period. Maximum dollar amount is for the life of the contract. Locations of performance are Connecticut, and other U.S. areas, with an August 21, 2027, performance completion date.