Americom Government Services Incorporated, McLean, Virginia, was recently awarded a $10 million firm-fixed-price contract for the Thule Tracking Station digital signal level three (DS3) service. The contract provides the government a dedicated, full period DS3 (44.736 megabytes per second), full duplex, symmetrical, serial communications digital circuit between Thule Air Base and Schriever Air Force Base utilizing commercial satellite bandwidth, contractor-provided hub equipment, teleport services and contractor-provided antennas. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.
SRCTec Incorporated, Syracuse, New York, was recently awarded a $78 million contract modification to include primary Duke V3 system spares and increase the ordering ceiling to $278 million. Duke V3 is a counter radio-controlled improvised explosive device electronic warfare system. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
SRA International Incorporated, Fairfax, Virginia, has won a blanket purchase agreement from the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Research and Engineering. The multi-award contract has an estimated value of $100 million over five years, if all options are exercised. As one of five awardees, SRA will provide subject matter expertise in engineering, Defense Department acquisition and program management.
Harris Corporation has received a $7.6 million order from the U.S. Defense Department for its Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radio systems. The Defense Department is acquiring the radios to provide deployed forces with expanded wireless tactical communications capabilities such as video, e-mail and collaborative chat.
The Field Services Business Unit of Fidelity Technologies Corporation, Reading, Pennsylvania, is one of eight companies to bid on individual task orders under the Fielded Training Systems Support III multiple award contract. The indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has an ordering period of five years, plus three one-year options if exercised, with a ceiling estimate of $900 million. The company has provided contractor services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division under two predecessor contracts.
General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, Charlotte, North Carolina, has been awarded two contracts with a combined value of $12.9 million to produce 22 Gatling gun systems for the U.S. Navy. The company also will supply various Gatling gun spare items to the U.S. Army. Under the first award, worth $7.8 million, General Dynamics will deliver 22 M61A2 20-millimeter Gatling gun systems to the Navy for use on F/A-18E/F aircraft.
GeoEye Incorporated, Herndon, Virginia, and Esri, Redlands, California, have signed a strategic contract to license a large amount of GeoEye's high-resolution IKONOS archive imagery. Esri will blend the highly accurate imagery with its current imagery data from multiple sensors to produce a global, static cache map layer. The company expects to complete the project in early 2012.
L-3 Link has been awarded a five-year contract for the U.S. Army's Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer (AVCATT) Post Deployment Software Support program. Under the contract, the company will oversee all changes to AVCATT trainer hardware and software. The Army currently has fielded 23 AVCATT suites at bases around the world.
The U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) has let a single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to TASC Incorporated, Chantilly, Virginia, with a ceiling value of $600 million. Under terms of the five-year contract, TASC will provide advisory and assistance services to DTRA's Research and Development Enterprise, with a focus on new and mature nonproliferation technologies.
ManTech International Corporation, Fairfax, Virginia, has been awarded a prime contract to provide services for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Director Developmental Test and Evaluation, to provide engineering and test and evaluation services. The multiple-award, blanket-purchase agreement has one base year and four option years, with a total ceiling value of $190 million for all awardees.
The U.S. Army Program Executive Office of Simulation, Training and Instrumentation has awarded a contract with a potential value of $41 million to Saab Training USA, Orlando, Florida, for the Live Training Transformation Interim Range System. The contract has two option years and calls for Saab to produce and field up to seven range systems during the next three years.
General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia, has received a contract award from the Missile Defense Agency's Engineering and Support Services program to provide infrastructure and deployment services in support of the Ballistic Missile Defense System. The five-year, multiple-award, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a $565 million ceiling value for all awardees; the contract has no initial award value.
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Fairfax, Virginia, has been awarded an $18 million contract for U.S. Navy F/A-18 mission computers. Under terms of the agreement, the company will produce Type-3 advanced mission computers for the F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G Super Hornet aircraft.
Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has signed a maintenance agreement with L-3 Communications to provide avionics support to the U.S. Air Force Project Liberty Aircraft program, which assists with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. The contract calls for Rockwell to maintain 37 Air Force MC-12Ws, which are militarized versions of the Hawker Beechcraft Super King Air 350 and feature the Rockwell Pro Line 21TM Integrated Display System.
The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Philadelphia, has awarded a $17.3 million contract to Life Cycle Engineering (LCE), Charleston, South Carolina. Under the terms of the contract, LCE will continue to provide the U.S. Navy with engineering and program management support for surface ship acquisition programs.
Integral Systems Incorporated, Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Columbia, Maryland, has received a $1.7 million U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center contract. The agreement is a modification to the Air Force Command and Control System-Consolidated (CCS-C) contract, and it will extend the company's integration of the Blue Force Server prototype on the CCS-C system to the Joint Space Operations Center.
Ocean Systems Engineering Corporation, Oceanside, California, is being awarded a $12 million task order for engineering and scientific support for networking and satellite communications. The scope of this statement of work is to provide engineering and technical support, on-going acquisition support, financial support, logistics support, website development and management, manpower, personnel, and training analysis report development and assessment, manpower, personnel, and training plan, development and support, administrative support and managerial support. The U.S.
Accenture Federal Services Limited Liability Company, Reston, Virginia, is being awarded a $17 million contract for research and development activities on advanced decision support services, information exchange, and system interoperability, while facilitating agile command and control via internet-based technology. The Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.
Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a more than $35 million contract modification for modification of four Japan Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft on behalf of the Japan Air Defense Force. The Aerial Air Surveillance Systems Division, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.
The Missile Defense Agency is awarding Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, New Jersey, a contract modification with technical and schedule performance incentives for an approximate total value of $34 million for schedule and within scope adjustments to Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Baseline 4.0.1 development and multi-mission signal processor (MMSP) development under two separate contract line items. For 4.0.1, the change accounts for an initial delay in the certification schedule and an adjustment in the test plan originally contained in the 4.0.1 completion contract line item. For MMSP, the increase is associated with an extension to the development schedule to account for alignment with changes to the ACB-12 ove