Raytheon Co., Marlborough, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $327,146,998 fixed-price-incentive (firm target) modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-5315) to exercise options for Air and Missile Defense Radar low-rate initial production. This modification will provide for the first three Air and Missile Defense Radar low-rate initial production units, including non-recurring engineering efforts in support of production.
The U.S. Air Force Materiel Command has awarded Raytheon Company a contract with an initial value of up to $375 million over six years to sustain and modernize the Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System (AOC WS), the company announced. Raytheon will update the existing AOC WS baseline software and develop and deploy new software upgrades to improve air and space command and control operations. Air and Space Operations Centers provide a strategic capability for the U.S. Air Force with operators at 22 global locations using the AOC WS to command and control aircraft through all of the Air Force's critical missions.
The Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate has announced a $199,814.31 award to Asymmetric Technologies LLC, to enhance U.S.
Lockheed Martin, Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $332,136,017 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales (United Kingdom, Egypt, India, Korea, Republic of Indonesia, Taiwan, Netherlands, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Poland) contract for Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor System, subcomponent production, and technical services for the Apache attack helicopter. One bid was solicited and one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2018. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-17-D-0043).
CSRA LLC, Falls Church, Virginia, is being awarded a $24,106,957 five-year, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the performance of knowledge-based, information technology support services to the Marine Corps Technology Services Organization (TSO). The TSO is responsible for developing and maintaining critical information technology systems.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is being awarded a $14,259,233 firm-fixed-price contract for procurement of ALQ-213 Electronic Warfare Management System, along with technical data in support of the P-8A aircraft. This contract includes 38 ALQ-213 tactical threat displays for the Navy (27) and the governments of United Kingdom (3); and Australia (8), 38 ALQ-213 early warning management units for Navy (27); and governments of United Kingdom (3); and Australia (8), 39 OMNI blade antenna for Navy (29); and governments of United Kingdom (2); and Australia (8), 38 ALQ-213 tactical data unit for Navy (27); and governments of United Kingdom (3); and Austra
Harris Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $10,900,333 modification (P00738) on previously awarded contract (Fl 9628-02-C-0010) for system sustainment of the FPS-85 Phased Array Eglin radar, which provides situational awareness data for tracking space objects. Contractor will provide sustainment services, which include weapon systems management and engineering, core sustainment for the field service teams, requirements development modeling and analysis, engineering support and technical orders support. Work will be performed at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida; and Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, and is expected to be complete by March 31, 2018.
McKean Defense Group LLC, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $15,295,418 two-year option under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost reimbursement multiple award contract (N66001-16-D-0203) for technical support services for afloat, ashore and airborne networks and information systems. Support includes assessing network requirements; designing system architecture; network modeling, simulation, and testing; network technology and prototype development; network security; information assurance and certification of networks; and network management.
General Dynamics Information Technology Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, is being awarded a $47,102,597 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, resulting from solicitation (N00189-17-R-0007), that will include terms and conditions for the placement of firm-fixed-price and firm-fixed-price level-of-effort task orders to provide program management, information technology architecture and engineering, meteorology and oceanography information technology subject matter expertise, geospatial information system subject matter expertise, cybersecurity, and information technology portfolio management for the Naval Information Forces Command, Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command, and other subordinate command
Canadian Commercial Corp., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, is being awarded a $49,551,053 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of Military Sealift Command Situational Awareness System program Electro-Optics Sensor system (MSC-EOS). The MSC-EOS Systems will be operated on Military Sealift Command and other Navy or Coast Guard maritime platforms. The MSC-EOS System’s primary mission is to provide enhanced visual imagery to augment existing electronic sensors.
The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) has awarded a research contract in support of the Quantum Enhanced Optimization (QEO) program to an international team led by the University of Southern California. With the award, IARPA, which is within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, embarked on a multi-year research effort to develop special-purpose algorithms and hardware that harness quantum effects to surpass conventional computing.
XTAR LLC, Ashburn, Virginia, has announced that it has been selected once again by the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to supply X-band satellite bandwidth for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. The blanket purchase agreement has a ceiling of $9.8 million and consists of a one-year base with four one-year options. Designed and manufactured by Northrop Grumman for the U.S. Navy, the MQ-4C is intended to provide real-time intelligence and reconnaissance in a maritime environment.
BAE Systems Inc., Burlington, Massachusetts, was awarded a $9,725,094 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (HR001117C0048) for a research project under the Dispersed Computing (DCOMP) program solicited under Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency broad agency announcement 16-41 (DARPA-BAA-16-41). The DCOMP program will produce software instantiations of algorithms and protocol stacks that leverage pervasive, physically dispersed computing platforms to boost application and network performance by orders of magnitude. Work will be performed in Burlington, Massachusetts, with an expected completion date of April 2021.
Boundless, New York, has announced that it has been awarded a $36 million contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), the primary source of geospatial intelligence for the U.S. Department of Defense and the intelligence community. The new contract supports NGA geospatial intelligence services and purchases services required to package, deliver, maintain and patch accredited open source geospatial software packages.
The Boeing Co., Huntington Beach, California, has been awarded a $7,576,425 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification (P00003) for a within-scope change to a previously awarded contract (HR0011-16-C-0114) to provide continued support for a research project under the Hydra Phase 2 program. Fiscal 2017 research and development funds in the amount of $645,510 are being obligated at the time of award.
The Department of Defense (DoD) will issue 23 awards totaling $163 million to academic institutions to perform multidisciplinary basic research. The awards are for a five-year period, subject to satisfactory research progress and the availability of funds.
Alutiiq Professional Training LLC,* Anchorage, Alaska, was awarded a $7,487,108 time and materials contract for repair and maintenance of radio systems in support of the Afghan National Police on behalf of the Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Work will be performed in Afghanistan, and Hanahan, South Carolina, with an estimated completion date of April 13, 2020. Fiscal 2016 other funds in the amount of $7,487,108 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W91CRB-17-C-0010).
Jacobs Technology Inc., Fort Walton Beach, Florida, is being awarded a $7,017,852 modification to a previously awarded contract (GS0QBG-09-D-0059-GM01) for services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division. Services to be provided include information technology services, information management, information assurance product service delivery mechanisms, software development, engineering and enterprise architectural compliance, server support services and information assurance compliance. Work will be performed at China Lake, California (82 percent); Point Mugu, California (13 percent); and Norfolk, Virginia (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2018.
The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $144,939,328 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0067) for production concurrency upgrades for the P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime aircraft training system in support of the Navy and the government of Australia. The training system upgrades are required for the training devices to be fully functional, ready for training and to meet future mission capabilities. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida (48 percent); St.
Engility Corp., doing business as TASC, Andover, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $40,956,755 task order for advisory and assistance to the Space and Missile Systems Engineering Directorate. Contractor will provide an independent readiness review team to review related space organizations on technical analysis and risk assessment for space systems, ground segments and launch systems. It also ensures that Space and Missile Systems Center space vehicles, launch vehicles, and ground systems were built properly to perform reliably over the system's mission life. Work will be performed at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, and is expected to be complete by Oct. 8, 2022.