University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded a $14,999,880 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the air-launched off-board operations program, which involves small unmanned air systems development including pre-launch and post-launch command and control, system integration, capability development, and flight testing. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, with an expected completion date of March 1, 2023. Fiscal year 2017 and 2018 research and development funds in the amount of $290,000 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-18-C-2808).
The Navy is working to improve its intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and information operations systems across ocean, airborne, land and space platforms. It recently executed four contracts for engineering, software development, test and evaluation support services in this area. All awardees will have the opportunity to compete for task orders during the ordering period. Five offers were received and the four two-year awards were competitively procured via request for proposal N66001-17-R-0291 and publication on the Federal Business Opportunities website and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command e-Commerce Central website.
BAE Systems, Electronics, Intelligence and Support/Electronic Solutions, Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded $22,998,773 for modification P00005 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-16-C-0020) to exercise an option for full-rate production Lot VIII for the procurement of 310 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures AN/ALE-55 fiber optic towed decoys and associated logistics and engineering technical support in support of the F/A-18E/F aircraft platform. In addition, the option includes tasks required to support logistics and engineering efforts for the AN/ALE-55 to include field support, failure analysis, investigations, and corrective actions recommendations.
The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will be using Sqrrl's Threat Hunting Platform to see intrusions on its network. Under a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) FirstSource II contract with Govplace, a reseller and integrator, TSA will deploy the Cambridge, Massachusets-based company's software to inspect its IT environments to proactively identify compromises and evict any cyber adversaries.
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $101,998,222 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification to previously awarded contract N00024-15-C-6222 to exercise options for the procurement of technical insertion (TI)-16 Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-the-Shelf Insertion (A-RCI) systems, pre-cable kits, and A-RCI sonar engineering services. Work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia (95 percent); and Clearwater, Florida (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2018. Fiscal year 2018 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) in the amount of $39,436,051; FY 2018 research and development test and evaluation funding in the amount of $15,970,217; and FY 2018 other procurement (Navy) funding
Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $26,910,423 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-5145) to exercise an option for DDG 1000 class software mission system equipment/total ship computing environment software life cycle maintenance. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (45 percent); Tewksbury, Massachusetts (45 percent); Ft. Wayne, Indiana (8 percent); and San Diego, California (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2018. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $286,198 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Boeing Company, St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded an $8,344,476 modification (P00044) to a previously awarded contract (FA8634-16-C-2653) for F-15 APG-82 version 1 radar modernization program radar upgrades. This modification exercises the options for support and repairs, and deployable field service representative for required support under the basic contract. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, with an expected completion date of December 31, 2018. Fiscal year 2016 procurement funds in the amount of $8,344,476 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
Leidos Incorporated of Reston, Virginia, has been awarded an $11,664,071 modification (P00003) to contract W911W4-17-C-0009 to maintain command, control, communications, computers and information management services in support of U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command; and Army G2. Work will be performed in Fort Belvoir, Virginia; Arlington, Virginia; Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina; Huntsville, Alabama; Kuwait; and Belgium, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 3018. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $1 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $22,999,282 modification (P000012) to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-17-C-0045) to procure 53,164 level-of-effort hours to support air system software integration and 53,122 level-of-effort hours to support flight test operations in support of the F-35 aircraft platform for the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participants. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (40 percent); Palmdale, California (30 percent); and Patuxent River, Maryland (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in in February 2018.
Canadian Commercial Corporation of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, on behalf of General Dynamics - Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Repentigny, Quebec, Canada, is being awarded a $37,720,562 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for production and training in the use of Simunition FX 5.56mm Special Effects Small Arms Marking System (SESAMS) cartridges for the Marine Corps force-on-force training. The cartridges are non-lethal, non-toxic, low velocity training ammunition used in conjunction with Simunition FX weapons conversion kits for the M4/M16 and M249 service weapons.
The Department of Defense (DoD) Information Analysis Center’s (IAC) Cybersecurity Technical Area Task (TAT) awarded $37 million to MacAulay-Brown, Incorporated of Dayton, Ohio. Under the task order, the company will provide cybersecurity and information systems support to the Air Force Research Laboratory's (AFRL's) Enterprise Business System (EBS).
Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC,* known as ACT I, will provide equipment sustainment support to the U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Command (MCLC) Marine Force Storage Center (MFSC) under the GSA's OASIS Small Business Pool 1 vehicle for three years. The company will provide specialized equipment sustainment including Care of Supplies in Stores (COSIS) of component managed and completion support for designated commodity families of Ground Weapons System (GWS) equipment sets in both Albany, Georgia and Barstow, California. ACT I will provide inventory accuracy, equipment completeness, proper condition coding, and readiness for issue of the GWS equipment sets, Michael Niggel, CEO of ACT I, said.
The U.S. Department of State has tapped ManTech International Corporation to improve the safety and security of diplomats and staff at posts around the world. Under the $816 million contract, the Reston, Virginia-based company will provide a range of electronic and physical security countermeasure programs to safeguard personnel supporting the State Department’s mission, both overseas and domestic. Unique for its range of scope and the span of engineering and technology innovations deployed, the multi-year agreement designates ManTech to deliver omnipresent, round-the-clock technical security in an era of rising terrorist threats, the company indicated.
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $122,259,347 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-6259) to exercise an option period for the procurement of Technical Insertion 18-20 Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off-the-Shelf Insertion engineering services. Work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia (95 percent); and Clearwater, Florida (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2018.
Iridium Satellite LLC of McLean, Virginia, is being awarded an $8,912,007 cost-plus-fixed-fee option under a previously awarded contract (N00178-17-C-0001) to support commercial satellite-based network services for the DOD in the areas of satellite, ground node, user equipment/terminal software and hardware development, integration and testing. This option is for a follow-on requirement to procure continued communication support services that may be implemented for use in tactical, operational and strategic-level Department of Defense activities. The effort will include enhancements to the existing Distributed Tactical Communications System Phase 3 and Advanced Concepts Development Support Services.
Arête Associates,* Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $7,455,192 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N61331-11-C-0007) to provide Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis (COBRA) program systems support for the AN/DVS-1 COBRA Block 1 system and support equipment. The primary mission of AN/DVS-1 COBRA program is to conduct unmanned aerial tactical reconnaissance in littoral battlespace for detection and localization of mine fields and obstacles in the surf zone and beach zone prior to amphibious assault. For the base contract, statutory authority permitting other than full and open competition was used. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by December 2018.
MyPlane Incorporated, doing business as MyPilotStore,* Scottsdale, Arizona, has been awarded a maximum $15,615,663 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-quantity contract for electrical headsets. This was a competitive acquisition with two responses received. This is a three-year base contract with two one-year option periods. Maximum dollar amount is for the life of the contract, including options. Locations of performance are Arizona and Massachusetts, with a November 19, 2022, performance completion date. Using military service is Air Force. Type of appropriation is Fiscal Year 2018 through 2023 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Columbus, Ohio (SPE7LX-18-D-0004).
Spectrum Comm Incorporated of Newport News, Virginia, has been awarded a $22,431,365 firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable, and indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the enterprise contracted logistics support and provides for an enterprise approach to total lifecycle logistics support and specialized global supply chain management for supported command and control intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance aircraft weapon systems. Work will be performed at Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, with an expected completion date of November 30, 2023. The contract was a competitive acquisition and 15 offers were received.
Teletronics, a Curtiss Wright Company, in Newtown, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $45,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of airborne instrumentation data acquisition hardware and associated repair services to support the Naval Air Systems Command’s Air Vehicle Modification and Instrumentation Department (AIR 5.2). Hardware includes data acquisition units, solid state recorders, high speed sampling devices, signal conditioners, power supplies, and other items which come together to form complete airborne instrumentation data acquisition systems for use on F/A-18, P-8, V-22, F-35, C130, Triton, and fire scout aircraft, various helicopter platforms and a variety of other Navy aircraft and Central
Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded $12,733,727 for modification P00068 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0004) to exercise an option for the installation of Block I/Internet Protocol Bandwidth Expansion Phase 3/Block IA Very Low Transmit Terminal/Nuclear Planning and Execution System kit on one E-6B aircraft. This modification also provides for field support engineering, training, software licenses, technology refresh activities and travel funding in support of E-6B Block I full-rate production. Work will be performed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (85 percent); and Richardson, Texas (15 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2019. Fiscal year 2018 aircraft procurement