ECS Federal LLC, Fairfax, Virginia, was awarded a $9,529,017 modification to provide analysis of large structured and unstructured data sets. The company will assist the Army in providing insight to the warfigher on the tactical edge using modern computational and algorithmic techniques through creation of a prototype environment with prototype technologies, DOD said. The goal is to uncover key insights with large data sets using robust ontologies created through data science partnership with DOD research laboratories and universities. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of September 28, 2019.
The Defense Health Agency is turning to Panamerica Computers Inc., Luray, Virginia, for information technology hardware. A recent $9,326,449 firm fixed priced contract with Panamerica provides for the one-time purchase of 16,199 small form factor desktops which will support the DHA's Windows 10 upgrade effort. The contract award differs from a previous contract awarded on March 8, 2018, by type of computer requirement purchased, laptop vs desktop, for enterprise replacement and upgrade.
The Navy is turning to Alion Science and Technology Corp. of McLean, Virginia to develop unmanned systems to use in mine warfare, amphibious warfare, surface warfare, diving and life support, coastal and underwater intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and other missions in the littoral and riverine environments. DOD awarded the company a $13,549,993 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for development, integration, testing and evaluation of prototype systems for existing or emerging unmanned vehicles, unmanned weapons and unmanned weapons control systems.
Orbital ATK, Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded an $86,402,055 firm-fixed-price undefinitized contract action for the Afghanistan Air Force AC-208 armed intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft requirement. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas and is expected to be complete by June 9, 2019. The contract involves pseudo foreign military sales. The award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2017 Afghan security forces funds in the amount of $42,337,007 are being obligated at the time of award. 645th Aeronautical Systems Group, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-18-C-4023).
Under a three-year task order from the General Services Administration OASIS Small Business Pool 1 contract, Arlington, Virginia-based Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC (ACT I)* will provide training exercise support to the headquarters of the Eighth Air Force (HQ 8 AF) with Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) exercise program support. ACT I will provide for the planning, scheduling, tasking, and monitoring participation of HQ 8 AF in command post and field training exercises; and developing HQ 8 AF exercise and joint exercise training objectives.
Tribalco LLC,* Bethesda, Maryland, has been awarded a $7,676,567 modification to an existing contract for support and services to manage the complete life-cycle of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers radio communications mission. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 12, 2019. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity. *Small business
URS Federal Technical Services Inc., Germantown, Maryland, has been awarded a $961,000,000 estimated ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the remotely piloted aircraft operations and maintenance support. The contract provides a high level of MQ-1, MQ-9, and RQ-4 organizational-level maintenance and qualified launch and recovery element pilot and sensor operator aircrew support for MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft weapons systems to sustain the combat and training capability at tasked locations worldwide. Work will be performed at locations worldwide, and the base period is expected to be complete by June 30, 2019. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $1,755,966
The Navy awarded three contracts to support its Global Readiness and Force Management Enterprise (GRFME): $29,297,922 to Sotera Defense Solutions Inc. of Herndon, Virginia; $25,822,072 to Booz Allen Hamilton of McLean, Virginia; and $25,376,341 to InnovaSystems International LLC, San Diego, California. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts will support GRFME, including systems engineering, software design/development, integration, testing, installation, training, life cycle maintenance, procurement, help desk services, management, and system documentation. The work includes the Defense Readiness Reporting System-Strategic (DRRS-S) and all systems reporting readiness data into the DRRS enterprise.
August Schell Enterprises,* Rockville, Maryland, is being awarded a $41,210,000 five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the establishment of a strategic sourcing vehicle for the procurement of Axway software licenses and associated maintenance under the Department of the Navy (DON) Enterprise Software Licensing program. Ordering will be available to all DON agencies.
Applied Technology Inc.,* King George, Virginia, is being awarded a combined cumulative $48,500,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract for the scientific, engineering, and programmatic research and development services for the Signature Technology Office. The work will be performed at the Naval Research Laboratory Washington, District of Columbia (90 percent); and King George, Virginia (10 percent), and work is expected to be completed March 4, 2023. Fiscal 2018 working capital funds (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,500 will be obligated as the initial task order and will satisfy the minimum guarantee requirement.
LinQuest Corp. of Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $99,200,000 single-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Joint Navigation Warfare Center (JNWC) services support. The company will provide non-personal services throughout the JNWC. The center is part of the Joint Functional Component Command for Space, United States Strategic Command, located at Kirtland Air Force Base in New Mexico. The JNWC includes officials from the U.S. Army, Navy and Air Force, Canadian and Australian armed forces, DOD civilians and contractors.
The Government Services Administration (GSA) has awarded a contract to IPT Associates, a service disabled veteran-owned small business. Under the Veterans Technology Services 2 (VETS 2) Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC), the company will provide a broad range of information technology (IT) services, including cloud migration, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies. VETS 2 is the only GWAC to be set-aside exclusively for service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses, and is a multiple award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with a $5 billion ceiling over 10 years.
The U.S. Army Project Manager for Distributed Common Ground System-Army (DCGS-A) awarded contracts to Raytheon Co. and Palantir Technologies Inc. for Increment 1 Capability Drop 1 (CD1) of the DCGS-A. The contract fields commercial hardware and software solutions to support intelligence analyst operations at the tactical edge, according to the Program Executive Office, Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (PEO IEW&S) division at Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland. Hardware solutions will include ruggedized laptops and a displacement of the current Intelligence Fusion Server at the battalion echelon to improve expeditionary operations.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded a $49 million contract to Reston, Virginia-based Brillient Corp.* to provide professional and technical services. The contract is a single award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with a five-year performance period (including options). "As FDA undertakes new scientific and consumer safety initiatives, the Brillient team will provide expertise in the areas of program evaluation, policy development, strategic communications, budget/financial management, as well as overarching program and project management support," the company said. *Small business
Five companies, including Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia; CENTRA Technology Inc., Burlington, Massachusetts; ECS Federal LLC, Fairfax, Virginia; ManTech SRS Technologies Inc., Herndon, Virginia; and Schafer Government Services LLC, Arlington, Virginia, received indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, performance-based contracts, with provisions for firm-fixed-price delivery/task orders. Under the combined $204,308,895 multiple award contracts, the companies will provide technical, programmatic, financial, and administrative support services for existing and future Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Tactical Technology Office programs.
Datum Software Inc.,* Johns Creek, Georgia; Diligent Consulting Inc.,* San Antonio, Texas; Diversified Technical Services Inc.,* San Antonio, Texas; Excellus Solutions LLC, McLean, Virginia; Segue Technologies Inc.,* Arlington, Virginia; and SI Systems Technologies,* Folsom, California, have been awarded a combined, not-to-exceed $400,000,000 modification to increase the ceiling amount on their previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. These modifications provides contracting offices with a primary source for NetCentric application services such as sustainment, migration, integration, training, help-desk support, testing and operation support. Work will be performed at various locations in the United States and
InDyne Inc., Sterling, Virginia, has been awarded a $417,799,124 firm-fixed-price contract for operations and maintenance of the Solid State Phased Array Radar System (SSPARS). The contract provides for all non-personal services, administrative, financial, and managerial resources necessary on a continuous 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week basis to support the five SSPARS installations/sites. Work will be performed at Beale Air Force Base, California; Cape Cod Air Force Station, Massachusetts; Clear AFS, Alaska; Royal Air Force Fylingdales, United Kingdom; and Thule Air Base, Greenland. Work is expected to be complete by April 30, 2026. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and six offers were received.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a non-competitive, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (HQ0147-18-D-0005) with a maximum ceiling value of $475,000,000. The company will support the development, integration, testing and fielding of complex advanced discrimination techniques, operation and sustainment of complex modeling and simulation techniques and tools used to model Ballistic Missile Defense Systems (BMDS) capabilities. The efforts include development of advanced discrimination algorithms and involves highly complex software development and test requirements.
Telephonics Corp., Farmingdale, New York, is being awarded a $13,305,279 firm-fixed-price contract that provides for the establishment of core depot-level maintenance and repair capability at Fleet Readiness Center Southwest (FRCSW), San Diego, California, for AN/APS-153 Advance Radar Periscope Detection and Discrimination system installed on the MH-60R helicopter. Work will be performed in Farmingdale, New York (34.4 percent); Boston, Massachusetts (29 percent), Owego, New York (24.1 percent).
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Colorado Springs, Colorado-based Polaris Alpha a $96 million contract vehicle for maintenance and enhancement for command, control, intelligence and surveillance, and reconnaissance operations. Under the task orders, the company will support projects ranging from advanced research and development of machine learning and complex event processing, to the creation and deployment of state of the art command and control applications, to cross-community intelligence reporting and analysis tools and software development. "We’ve been privileged to provide this national security enterprise support for the Air Force for over 15 years," the company's Executive Vice President Kevin Moffat said.