Navy

November 4, 2016

Metron Inc.,* Reston, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,167,816 performance based, cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for the development of a maritime counter-intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C-ISR) planning system designed to defeat adversary ISR networks through optimal planning of coordinated friendly force movement emissions control, and denial and deception operations. The contract includes an 18-month base period which includes three optional taskings, and one 12-month option period that includes three optional taskings. The option period and taskings, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $12,825,833. Work will be performed in Reston, V

November 4, 2016

Hydroid Inc., Pocasset, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $7,408,735 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-14-D-0001) to exercise option three for engineering support and training services for the MK18 Mod 1 and Mod 2 unmanned underwater vehicle systems. The MK18 Mod 1 and Mod 2 unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) systems are in support of very shallow water missions, very shallow water mine countermeasures and underwater object localization tools.

October 31, 2016
Northrop Grumman has been awarded a contract modification to produce one Fire Scout unmanned air system.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being issued a $10,362,211 modification (P00001) to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target contract (N00019-16-C-0055) for production of one MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned air system. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (33 percent); Ozark, Alabama (27 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (18 percent); Moss Point, Mississippi (16 percent); and various locations within the U.S.

October 31, 2016

BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services, Rockville, Maryland, is being awarded a $12,149,950 modification (P00013) to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursable contract (N00421-15-C-0008) to exercise an option for research, development, design, integration, testing, installation, training and certification of shipboard C4I electronic communication systems in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Ship and Air Integrated Warfare Division (Air 4.11.3). Work will be performed in St.

September 23, 2016

Foster-Miller Inc., doing business as QinetiQ North America, Waltham, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $10,180,034 modification to previously awarded contract N00174-14-D-0026 to exercise option two for the production of MK2 Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) series robotics systems, depot-level repair parts, spare kits, approved accessories, consumable parts, reconditioning, conversions, engineering enhancements and configuration management services. The MK2 MTRS systems support the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Division program. Work will be performed in Waltham and is expected to be completed by September 2017. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. The Naval Surface Warfa

October 6, 2016

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, St. Petersburg, Florida, is being awarded a $19,495,001 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-13-C-5212 to exercise fiscal 2017 options for Cooperative Engagement Capability Design Agent and Engineering Services efforts. Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force Anti-Air Warfare capability by extracting and distributing sensor-derived information such that the superset of this data is available to all participating CEC units.

October 6, 2016

Harris Corp., Clifton, New Jersey, is being awarded a $21,960,386 firm-fixed-price delivery order (0001) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement N00016-16-G-0003 for the development and qualification of 12 each new digital receivers and technique generator (DRTG) shop replacement assemblies (SRA) for the ALQ-214(V)4/5 on-board jammer system for the government of Australia. The DRTGs and SRAs will be used for an engineering change proposal involving both a hardware and software/firmware change to address diminishing manufacturing sources and material shortages issues of the ALQ-214(V)4/F on-board jammer system. Work will be performed in Clifton, New Jersey (99 percent); and San Diego, Ca

October 6, 2016

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $214,536,353 ceiling-priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for performance based logistics maintenance and support services contract for up to 400 Consolidated Automated Support System (CASS) stations and 150 reconfigurable transportable CASS stations for the Navy and the governments of Australia, Finland, Kuwait, Malaysia, Italy and Spain. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (39 percent); St. Louis, Missouri (24.9 percent); Roseville, California (14.3 percent); North Reading, Massachusetts (11.8 percent); and various locations within the U.S.

October 6, 2016

Naval Information Forces has developed a website for the Navy Cyber IT and Cybersecurity Workforce (Cyber IT/CSWF) Qualification Program. Pertinent ALCOMS, the Navy cyber IT and cybersecurity qualification matrix, designation and appointment letter templates, program checklists and much more can be found on the new site.

October 3, 2016

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded a $148,905,000 firm-fixed-price contract for full-rate production of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP) Block 2 subsystems (AN/SLQ-32(V)6 and AN/SLQ-32A(V)6) and SEWIP AN/SLQ-32C(V)6 systems. SEWIP is an evolutionary acquisition and incremental development program to upgrade the existing AN/SLQ-32(V) electronic warfare system. SEWIP provides enhanced shipboard electronic warfare for early detection, analysis, threat warning and protection from anti-ship missiles.

October 3, 2016

Rockwell Collins Inc., Government Systems, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded $115,572,602 for modification P00009 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-15-D-5501) to exercise an option for the procurement of additional AN/ARC-210 radios and ancillary equipment for various domestic and foreign military sales aircraft. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is expected to be completed in September 2018. No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual orders as they are issued. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

August 11, 2016
By George I. Seffers

The United States Navy has tested and deployed the RQ-20B Puma small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) aboard a Flight I Guided Missile Destroyer (DDG Class), according to an AeroVironment Inc. announcement. Some of these exercises included the use of the company’s fully autonomous system to recover the aircraft aboard a ship.  

September 23, 2016

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc., Wayne, New Jersey, is being awarded a $47,671,140 cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for procurement of Network Tactical Common Data Link systems that includes a design, development test and low-rate initial production (LRIP). Work consists of the development effort phase; LRIP for hardware with corresponding engineering and depot repair services; and provisioning items ordering support. This contract contains options that, if exercised, will bring the contract value to $84,712,006. Work will be performed in Wayne (60 percent); Totowa, New Jersey (20 percent); Greenlawn, New York (10 p

September 23, 2016

iRobot Corp., Bedford, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $23,437,879 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-15-D-0003) to exercise option one for Man Transportable Robotic System MK 1 depot- level repair parts, spares and depot services, including conversions and reconditioning. The work will be performed in Bedford and is expected to be completed by September 2017. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

 

September 23, 2016

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $9,675,674 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-6301 to exercise an option for the Mine Warfare and Environmental Decision Aids Library (MEDAL) program.

September 21, 2016

Raytheon Secure Information Systems, El Segundo, California, was awarded a $32,773,127 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost contract for NATO Improved Link Eleven (NILE)/Link 22 Modernized Link Level COMSEC (LLC 7M) production and sustainment. The NILE LLC 7M is a controlled cryptographic item system that has been certified for operational use by the National Security Agency. The NILE LLC 7M is planned for use in airborne, surface, subsurface and ground based applications by the NILE nations (Canada, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain and the U.S.), as well as all nations approved for Foreign Military Sales cases and as Link 22 third parties in the future. This effort includes requi

September 19, 2016
By George I. Seffers

The After Active Duty blog series examines the challenges, rewards and lessons learned for those who have transitioned from active duty to the private sector and the role AFCEA played in this progression.

Former Navy lieutenant Ryan Cox is a non-techie who thrives in a technical world. His secret to success: connecting wherever he goes.

September 19, 2016

Digital Receiver Technology Inc., Germantown, Maryland, is being awarded a $9,695,794 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for portable, ruggedized and man-packable surveillance equipment and their associated peripherals in support of Combat Direction Systems Activity Dam Neck’s role as in-service engineering agent, technical design agent and acquisition engineering agent. Work will be performed in Germantown, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by September 2017. Fiscal 2016 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $3,380,911 will be obligated at time of award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance

September 16, 2016

Raytheon Co., Dulles, Virginia, is being awarded a $98,090,785 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N66001-16-D-0442) to provide cyberspace science, research, engineering, and technology integration. Support includes technology assessment, development and transition; requirements analysis; systems engineering; operational and technical support; experimentation support; hardware and software development and prototyping; modeling and simulation; training; and security engineering/cybersecurity. This three-year contract includes one two-year option ordering period which, if exercised, would bring the potential value of this contract to $165,924,878.

September 16, 2016

CACI National Security Solutions Inc., Reston, Virginia, is being awarded a $77,038,543 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, performance-based contract (N65236-16-D-8011) for Special Operations communications systems (SOCS) satellite communications (SATCOM) and network support services (NSS). Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic has been tasked to provide SOCS SATCOM NSS in support of U.S. Special Operations Command and other joint warfighting commands. The scope of work includes worldwide technical and logistics support for approximately 2,500 deployable SATCOM systems, and supporting wide area network infrastructure distributed over approximately 90 sites.

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