General Atomics - Aeronautical Systems Inc. of Poway, California, has been awarded a $22,907,561 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract for MQ-9 Reaper radar update support. This contract provides for the configuration of the Lynx Block 20A synthetic aperture radar (SAR), to be a form, fit and functional replacement for the current production configuration Lynx Block 20A SAR for installation in the MQ-9 Block 5 remotely piloted aircraft. Work will be performed in Poway, California, and is expected to be complete by June 31, 2020. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2016 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $22,907,561 are being obligated at the time of award.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded $192,380 to Factom, Inc., a start-up based in Austin, Texas, to begin beta testing of a capability that uses blockchain technology to secure Internet of Things (IoT) data, according to a DHS announcement. The award was part of the fourth and final phase of S&T’s Silicon Valley Innovation Program (SVIP). Factom will explore the opportunities to use blockchain technology with sensors, cameras and other critical infrastructure, to protect the integrity and authenticity of data collected by the devices.
The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) awarded its $7.5 billion Systems Engineering, Technology, and Innovation (SETI) contracts, unrestricted competition pool, to 14 large businesses. The procurement will help streamline critical engineering expertise to research, design, develop, integrate, and optimize Department of Defense (DOD) information technology capabilities, systems, and solutions, DISA reported.
ICF Inc. of Fairfax, Virginia, was awarded a $31,467,870 modification to an existing contract to support the Army Research Laboratory's Cyber Security Service Provider program. The work includes both research and development and defensive cyber operations amd will be performed in Adelphi, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of June 15, 2020. Fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $2,433,999 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland, has been awarded a $47,000,000 face value, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for computer software. The contract provides for research and development, to provide the Air Force Research Laboratory with the necessary research and development to maintain an essential engineering, research and development capability in the areas of space control; space communications and positioning, navigation and timing; intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance; space situational awareness; high-power electromagnetics, lasers and space electro-optics. Work will be performed in Laurel, Maryland, and is expected to be complete by June 13, 2023.
The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) signed cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts with three companies to provide effective sensor technology evaluations and related methodology research and development. The companies include: Defense Research Associates Inc. of Dayton, Ohio, which was awarded a $45,557,024; Design Knowledge Co. of Fairborn, Ohio, which was awarded a $45,557,024; and MacAulay-Brown, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, which was awarded a $45,557,024.
John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Maryland, has been awarded a $10,126,176 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a cost-plus-fixed-fee completion task order for computer software. This contract provides for research and development to design, develop and prototype systems necessary for Air Force multi-domain command and control architecture that will coordinate forces to reduce vulnerability at the National Space Defense Center. Work will be performed in Laurel, Maryland, with an expected completion date of June 8, 2023. Fiscal year 2018 research and development funds in the amount of $3,200,000 are being obligated at the time of award.
DRS Sustainment Systems Inc., was awarded a $192,517,762 fixed-price-incentive contract for procurement of Abrams Active Protection systems, sets of countermeasures and calibration and maintenance kits for the Abrams M1A2 System Enhancement program version 2. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2020. Fiscal year 2018 other procurement (Army); and research, development, test and evaluation funds in the combined amount of $85,843,574 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
MacAulay-Brown Inc., Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded a $9,186,928 cost-plus-fixed-fee task order for anti-access area denial (A2AD) synthetic battlespace prototyping methodologies research and development. This task order will evolve research methodologies for rapid assessments (qualitative and quantitative) of advanced sensors and electronic warfare technologies through synthetic battlespace simulation. In addition, this task order will develop real-time simulation methodologies/technologies for rapidly-evolving/evaluating advanced sensors/electronic warfare technologies/capabilities in an A2AD environment. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio; and Dayton, Ohio, and is expected to be complete by September 22, 2
SRI International, Menlo Park, California, has been awarded a $91,131,325 basic indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for digital video laboratory support and an $11,150 delivery order (FA2487-18-F-1100) for upgrade of Terrasight mobile processing units. The contract provides for improvement and modernization of capabilities using digital data in support of the Air Force test mission. Work will be performed in Princeton, New Jersey. The basic IDIQ has a five-year ordering period, with work expected to be completed by June 2024. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc., Totowa, New Jersey, has been awarded a $48,600,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity ordering contract, for ALR 56C and 56M radar warning receiver (RWR)sustainment. This contract provides for engineering support for the electronic warfare RWR and associated software tools for the Air Force and foreign military sales. Work will be performed in Totowa, New Jersey, and is expected to be complete by June 14, 2023. Additional options will extend the contract completion date to June 15, 2028. This contract involves foreign military sales to Korea, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, India, France, Italy, Oman, Norway, Australia, Qatar and Canada.
Truestone LLC, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a non-competitive firm-fixed-price follow-on contract for the continued operation and maintenance of a multiyear capital lease for a 25-year indefeasible right of use for a dedicated fiber pair between Guam and Kwajalein Atoll. The face value of this action is $23,607,174 funded by fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation appropriations. Primary performance will be on land and in waters between Kwajalein Atoll and Guam. The period of performance is 10 years from June 11, 2018, through June 10, 2028. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization - Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is the contracting activity (HC1013‐07‐H‐0617).
Teradyne Inc., North Reading, Massachusetts, is awarded an $8,472,733 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five-year ordering period for automated test system hardware and software to test circuit card assemblies (CCA) for the Mark 41 Vertical Launch System. The objective of the contract is to purchase a test system that can utilize legacy test program sets to read the CCAs for the MK41 VLS, producing timely and compatible test results without the need for costly redevelopment.
Hexagon Federal Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, is awarded a $60,857,149 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity supply contract for the procurement of commercial Ruggedized Marine Hardware systems to be installed on various ship classes in support of numerous modernization programs managed by the Navy Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division. All of the hardware will be delivered to the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This contract award will contain a 60 month ordering period. The delivery date of the required supplies will be determined at the time of award for each individual delivery order. Work is expected to be completed by May 2024.
Armtec Countermeasures Co., Coachella, California, was awarded a three-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, not-to-exceed $33,76,500, for the manufacture of six different Chaff cartridges used in radar countermeasures in support of the Airborne Expendable Countermeasure program. Work will be performed in Lillington, North Carolina, and the ordering period is expected to be completed by June 2021. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $4,199,990 will be issued as a delivery order (N0010418FNY01) that will be awarded concurrently with the contract. This requirement was competitively procured with the solicitation posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received.
Reynolds System Inc., Middletown, California, is awarded a $9,834,034 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for explosive manufacturing support for the Department of Defense.
Simulation Technologies Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $20,255,120 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Phase III Small Business Technology Transfer Research High Fidelity Obscurant Modeling for the Aviation, Missile, Research, Development, and Engineering Center. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of June 7, 2023. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-18-D-0039). * Small Business
Aerospace Mass Properties Analysis Inc.,* North Wales, Pennsylvania, awarded a $9,135,797 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to design, develop, install and/or modify sensors and systems, as well as aircraft integration of ultra-fast switch systems sensors. It also includes the equipment used to develop, integrate, test and evaluate associated avionics systems/sub-systems that can utilize ultra-fast switch technology. The contractor will also provide and or design unique prototype software, sensor systems including prototype electro-optical, communication, and electronic attack systems, high accuracy gimbal support units, and advanced material development. These efforts are in support of Small Business Innovation Research Phase III research an
Oshkosh Defense LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was awarded a $51,059,230 modification (0011 13) to contract W56HZV-09-D-0159 for procurement of Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle variants based on the current A1P2 technical data package which includes the long term armored strategy design on the vehicles. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, with an estimated completion date of August 25, 2019. Fiscal year 2018 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $51,059,230 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $8,268,078 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N00383-18-F-AE00 under previously awarded basic ordering agreement N00383-17-G-AE01 for the repair of the forward-looking infrared radiometer systems in support of the V-22 and H-53 aircraft. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas (80 percent); and Jacksonville, Florida (20 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2020. Fiscal year 2018 working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $8,268,078 will be obligated at time of award, and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. One company was solicited for this non-competitive requirement with one offer received.