Rockwell Collins Simulation and Training Solutions, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded $21,464,672 for modification P00002 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N61340-17-C-0014) to exercise options for the Navy's E-2D Hawkeye integrated training systems (HITS)-III effort for maintenance and flight trainer aircraft concurrency, technology refresh, aircraft obsolescence, and associated technical data. Work will be performed at the Naval Air Station Norfolk, Virginia (50 percent); and Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, California (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2021.
Open SAN Consulting LLC, doing business as OSC Edge,* Atlanta, Georgia, is being awarded a $44,290,359 an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for the provision of information technology services to manage the National Defense University (NDU) enterprise network, including future innovation of the information technology role, to support NDU users and students. The contract will include a 60-month ordering period. Work will be performed in Washington, District of Columbia (75 percent); Norfolk, Virginia (20 percent); and Atlanta, Georgia (5 percent), and the ordering period of the contract is expected to be completed by January 2023. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $5
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Incorporated of Merrimack, New Hampshire, has been awarded a $7,859,853 contract with an option for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency research program. Fiscal year 2017 research and development funds in the amount of $1,300,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Work will be performed in Columbus, Ohio (2 percent); Basking Ridge, New Jersey (2 percent); Quincy, Massachusetts (5 percent); Arlington, Virginia (5 percent); Reston, Virginia (28 percent); and Merrimack, New Hampshire, (58 percent) with an estimated completion date of July 2019. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
Comtech EF Data, Tempe, Arizona, is being awarded an estimated $19,133,029 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to procure and sustain the Navy's Advanced Time Division Multiple Access Interface Processor (ATIP) system. The ATIP system is installed on ship, shore, and submarine platforms and supports a Layer-2 Ethernet bridging capability among geographically dispersed users connected via Milstar medium data rate (MDR), advanced extremely high frequency MDR/extended data rate (XDR), or enhanced polar XDR links.
Under a new contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Dayton, Ohio-based Woolpert will provide emergency engineering and architecture resources in support of the agency's disaster relief efforts. Woolpert was award part of a $610 million, five-year, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity vehicle and will work with Serco, Inc. The company will examine public infrastructure over a 17-state region, evaulating and assessing damage and needed repairs to public infrastructure in regions declared a natural disaster or emergency by the U.S. President. The contract divides its assistance to governmental entities, tribes and nonprofit organizations into three zones.
SFC Energy, a German company, announced a contract award of 3.6 million euros to provide fuel cells and other "autonomous" energy products to expand the German military's off-grid energy network. Under the Bundeswehr’s Federal Office for Equipment, Information Technologies and Usage (BAAINBw) contract vehicle, the company will supply additional military units with fuel cells and accessories for the portable network. The award represents the company's single largest order for fuel cell products to date. The company first began providing its fuel cells to the Bundeswehr in 2010. The company claims that the products offer weight savings of up to 80 percent as compared to conventional power units.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has awarded 418 Intelligence Corporation of Herndon, Virginia $350,000 to develop a forecasting platform that will help critical infrastructure owners and system operators share and keep abreast of the latest developments in cybersecurity protection. The award was made through the S&T Cyber Security Division’s (CSD) Cyber Risk Economics (CYRIE) project. CSD is part of the Homeland Security Advanced Projects Agency. CYRIE supports measurement and modeling of the business, legal, technical and behavioral aspects of the economics of cyber-threats, vulnerabilities and controls.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Orlando, Florida, has been awarded a $64,972,538 modification (P00019) to contract W58RGZ-16-C-0008 to extend services for performance-based logistics in support of the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensors program. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2018. Fiscal year 2018 Army working capital funds in the amount of $64,972,538 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Raytheon Company, Intelligence, Information and Services, Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $25,000,000 modification (P00003) to a previously awarded contract (FA8723-16-D-0001) to support in-scope requirements, which are required to ensure the Cobra Dane radar maintains operational capability. Work will be performed in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with an expected completion date of March 31, 2020. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.
UES Incorporated, Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded a $21,969,637 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to perform materials characterization research of aerospace materials and to develop tools, software and techniques to advance the state of the art in electron, x-ray, ion and optical microscopy as it pertains to materials characterization and microanalysis. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, with an expected completion date of April 3, 2023. Fiscal 2017 research and development funds in the amount of $238,550 are being obligated at the time of award.
Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $16,093,894 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitized contract action for low-rate initial production of Airborne Warning and Control System diminishing manufacturing sources replacement of avionics for global operations and navigation program. Work will be performed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, with an expected completion date of February 28, 2019. Fiscal year 2017 procurement funds in the amount of $3,140,626 are being obligated at the time of award. The contract was a sole-source acquisition. Air Force Life Cycle Material Command, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (FA8730-18-C-0017).
SRC Incorporated, North Syracuse, New York, has been awarded a $13,367,386 modification (P00003) to a previously awarded contract (FA7037-17-D-0001) for the sensor beam program. Work will be performed at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, with an expected completion date of January 31, 2019. Acquisition Management and Integration Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, is the contracting activity
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Dallas, Texas, has been awarded an $110,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Gray Wolf missile prototype science and technology demonstration effort. The contract provides for the design, development, manufacture, and testing of prototype-affordable cruise missiles to advance networked collaborative operations technologies for defeat of enemy integrated air defense systems. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas, with an expected completion date of December 17, 2022. Fiscal year 2018 research and development funds in the amount of $2,814,490 are being obligated at the time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition, and seven offers were received.
Raytheon BBN Technologies Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $7,967,993 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Samson software. Work will be performed in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with an expected completion date of June 18, 2022. Fiscal year 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $421,758 are being obligated at the time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition, and 49 offers were received. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity (FA8750-18-C-0012).
The Boeing Company, El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $10,608,672 modification (P00025) to a previously awarded contract (FA8823-15-C-0002) for services required to ensure continued wideband global sitcom satellite operations and logistics sustainment support. Work will be performed at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado; El Segundo, California; and Colorado Springs, Colorado, with an expected completion date of December 31, 2018. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $1,018,247 are being obligated at the time of award. Space and Missile Systems Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.
Under a $37 million contract, Thales will provide its AN/PRC-148C Multiband Inter-Intra Team Radio (IMBITR) to security force assistance brigades (SFAB) in the U.S. Army. The dual-channel, certified networking radio technology will enhance communications at the tactical edge providing joint and coalition forces interoperability, a capability sought by the Amry's Office of the Chief of Staff. The IMBITR is a variant of the Multiband Inter-Intra Team Radio (MBITR) and the world’s first 2-channel handheld networking radio embedding the Tactical Scalable MANET waveform, Thales indicated. It will provide SFAB soldiers with narrowband and tactical satellite communications in an ad hoc capability.
Evanhoe & Associates, Incorporated,* as the prime contractor, along with with teammates Altamira Technologies, Segue Technologies, Sonalysts, Strategic Data Systems, TransQuest, Woolpert, and HawkTail, was awarded one of 11 contracts for Navy Higher Education IT Consortium (NHEITC) Information Technology (IT) Support Services. The 5-year, indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multiple award contract (MAC) has an estimated ceiling value of approximately $84 million and started on July 15, 2017. The services required by the contract will be performed at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Monterey, California, at Navy War College (NWC), Newport, Rhode Island and at the United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland.
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based Black Box Corporation, a digital solutions provider, will continue to provide supplies and services to the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, under a $10.4 million award from the U.S. Army. Under the new tasking, Black Box will expand the Ukraine Ministry of Defense’s enterprise information technology (IT) architecture to additional sites within Ukraine. Over the next 12 months, the company will provide IT supplies and services to both expand the enterprise system and enable command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities to more users at military installations throughout the country.
Andover, Massachusetts-based Mercury Systems, Incorporated will provide state-of-the-art radio frequency (RF) modules for missile defense systems, under a $2.2M defense prime contractor order. The modules will be integrated into a ballistic missile defense radar system using the company’s small form factor packaging of RF microelectronics. "Receiving this new order to support performance-enhancing upgrades for one of our nation’s ballistic missile defense programs underscores the success of Mercury’s next generation business model," said Kevin Beals, vice president and general manager of Mercury’s RF and Microwave group.
ViaSat Incorporated of Carlsbad, California, was awarded a modification to exercise option two of a non-competitive firm-fixed-price contract to provide senior leaders and their support staff with Ku-band and Ka-band communications utilizing ViaSat subscription service while travelling via aircraft. The face value of this action is $20,888,383 and is funded by fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance funding. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $73,217,722. The period of performance for this option is December 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018. Performance will be primarily at ViaSat's locations in California and Colorado.