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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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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
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.
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.
Mikros Systems Corp.,* Princeton, New Jersey, is being awarded a $48,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide Adaptive Diagnostic Electronic Portable Test Distance Support Sensor Suite (ADSSS) units, associated spare parts and engineering services for the ADSSS units. The ADSSS is permanently installed hardware and software connected to combat system sensor points for continuous monitoring and upload to the shipboard network. ADSSS provides a more comprehensive combat systems condition-based monitoring and distance support capability. The contract will have both cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-priced orders issued under it. Work will be performed in various locatio
DRS Advanced ISR LLC, Beavercreek, Ohio, is being awarded a $9,330,737 indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract for Link 11 and Link 22 Data Terminal Set (DTS) development and production. The contract covers minor development, production, integration, testing, support and sustainment of a Link 11 Data Terminal and Link 22 Signal Processing Controller solution for the command and control processor family of systems. The contractor shall provide the necessary equipment, materials, software and engineering/technical services and logistics products to provide a Link 11 and Link 22 DTS.
Continental Electronics Corp.,* Dallas, Texas, is being awarded an $11,428,777 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for replacement of system elements of the Fixed Submarine Broadcast System (FSBS) very low frequency and low frequency transmitter equipment. Work will include replacement of helix coils that make up part of the antenna matching network, replacement of the pure water cooling loop system, and two grid variometers that make up part of the AN/FRT-64 VLF transmitter, and power supply replacement. The contract includes a single three-year ordering period.
Progeny Systems Corp., Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $66,413,466 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-only Small Business Innovation Research Phase III contract action for MK 54 Mod 1 lightweight torpedo (LWT) sonar assembly kits and related test equipment, spares and engineering and hardware support services. These sonar assembly kits will be used to build MK54 Mod 1 LWTs and commence operational test and evaluation. The MK54 Mod 1 LWT will be used by all Navy surface and air anti-submarine warfare forces, improving weapon effectiveness against current and future submarine threats in littoral environments beyond the MK54 Mod 0 LWT. Work will be performed in Charleroi, Pennsylvania (55 percent); Salt L
Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is being awarded a $9,896,412 modification (0007) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0070) to procure intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services using its unmanned aircraft system in support of the Navy. Work will be performed at locations outside the continental U.S., and is expected to be complete in September 2019. Fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance (OCO) funds in the amount of $9,896,412 are being obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $126,292,178 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-6247) to exercise an option for engineering services and support of the Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems (ISIS) program. Services will include design, development, testing, reverse engineering, technology insertion/refreshment, engineering services, field engineering services and system support. The ISIS provides mission critical, all-weather, visual and electronic search, digital image management, indication, warning and platform architecture interface capabilities for SSN 688 (Los Angeles class); SSN 21 (Seawol
Progeny Systems Corp., Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $31,082,204 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, performance-based contract with provisions for cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price task orders. The contract is for engineering and technical services for the modification and/or development of engineering tools and software, as well as the integration of hardware required to support the continued data collection of the Non-Propulsion Electronic Subsystems, Submarine Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Combat and Intelligence (C5I). The work includes instrumentation and test equipment development and associated engineering support required for the C5I System and Weapons Shi
Foster Miller Inc., Waltham, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $10,253,933 firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Man Transportable Robotic System MK 2 post-production support. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $31,694,088.