Acquisition and Contracting Blog

Analygence Secures DHS S&T Financial Services Support Contract

March 2, 2021

Analygence, a mission support, cyber solutions and management services company based in Columbia, Maryland, announced on March 2 that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) had awarded it a $20 million financial services contract to support the agency's Science and Technology (S&T) Directorate. The small business will support S&T over the next four years, the company indicated.














InDyne is Supporting Air Force Phased Array Radar System

March 1, 2021

InDyne Inc., Sterling, Virginia, has been awarded a $52,552,505 modification (P00090) to contract FA2517-18-C-8000 for Solid State Phased Array Radar Systems (SSPARS). The contract modification is for the management, operation, maintenance and logistical support of SSPARS.  Work will be performed at Beale Air Force Base, California; Cape Cod Air Force Station (AFS), Massachusetts; Clear AFS, Alaska; Thule Air Base, Greenland; and Royal Air Force Fylingdales, United Kingdom, and is expected to be completed April 30, 2022.  Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance funds in the full amount are be

Lockheed is Integrating Trident II Systems into U.S. and U.K. Submarines

March 1, 2021

Lockheed Martin Space, Titusville, Florida, is awarded a $128,677,600, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00030-21-C-2017) to support the integration of the Trident II (D5) Missile and Reentry Subsystems into the Common Missile Compartment (CMC) for the U.S./United Kingdom Columbia/Dreadnought Submarine construction programs.

Peterson Air Force Base Adds Space Control Facility

March 1, 2020

Qayaq Government Solutions LLC,* Anchorage, Alaska, was awarded a $7,902,831 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of a new space control facility at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado. Bids were solicited via the internet with eight received. Work will be performed in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with an estimated completion date of March 3, 2022. Fiscal 2018 military construction, defense-wide funds in the amount of $7,902,831 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Property and Fiscal Office, Colorado, is the contracting activity (W50S6V-21-C-0001).

Leidos is Supporting the Army's Saturn Arch Aerial Intel Systems

February 26, 2021

Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $13,911,950 modification (P00013) to contract W58RGZ-20-C-0024 to support the continued system operation and sustainment services, and test and training services, in support of the Saturn Arch Aerial Intelligence Systems Quick Reaction Capability program. Work will be performed in Reston, Virginia; Bridgewater, Virginia; and Huntsville, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of March 16, 2024. Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $13,911,950 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S.

L3 Harris is Adding Broadband Satellite Hardware to the Navy

February 26, 2021

L3Harris Technologies Inc., Palm Bay, Florida, is awarded an $18,480,237 modification to exercise priced options to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract N00039-14-C-0041 issued by the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command. This modification increases the value of the basic contract by $18,480,237; the new total value is $79,446,404.  This modification provides for the exercise of firm-fixed-price options for Commercial Broadband Satellite Program Unit Level Variant (ULV) hardware production units.

Raytheon is Performing O&M on Naval Over-the-Horizon Radar System

February 26, 2021

Raytheon Intelligence & Space, Sterling, Virginia, is awarded a $28,954,179 non-commercial, cost-plus-award-fee contract for operation and maintenance services for the relocatable over-the-horizon radar system in support of the Forces Surveillance Support Center, Chesapeake, Virginia. This contract includes a one-year base and four one-year option periods, which if all exercised, will bring the contract value to $146,255,516.

Guam is Adding a Standoff Weapons Complex

February 26, 2021

Granite-Obayashi JV, Watsonville, California, is awarded a $41,944,700 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of a standoff weapons complex, Joint Region Marianas-Andersen, Guam. The work to be performed provides for construction of an adequately sized and configured missile maintenance and assembly complex for loading, unloading, transferring, storing, testing and preparing missiles for operational use.

Safran Data Systems is Supplying Data Recorders to the Air Force Test Center

February 24, 2021

Safran Data Systems, Norcross, Georgia, has been awarded a $45,200,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for intrusion detection system supplies and ancillary services. The contractor will furnish all personnel, equipment, labor, tools, materials and other items necessary to provide recorders, parts, technical engineering support, upgrades and the ability to refurbish or repair for the sustainment of airborne data recorders and ground data recorders for the Air Force Test Center at Edwards Air Force Base, California; Eglin AFB, Florida; and other Department

Lockheed is Supporting the Air Force Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile

February 24, 2021

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, has been awarded a $428,406,732 firm-fixed-price contract, for 400 Lot 19 Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile – Extended Range missiles with containers, training and production preparation, tooling and test equipment and hardware spares.  Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, and is expected to be completed July 31, 2025. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2021 missile procurement funds in the full amount are being obligated at the time of award.

Georgia Tech Applied Research Secures Air Force Contract for Defense Research, Engineering and Science

February 24, 2021

Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. (GTARC), Atlanta, Georgia, has been awarded a ceiling $998,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Defense Research, Engineering, Science and Technology Development II.  This contract provides for the continued acquisition of essential engineering, and research and development capability by GTARC. Work will primarily be performed in Atlanta, Georgia, and is expected to be completed by February 2032.

Vertex Aerospace is Providing Airborne Threat and EW Simulation

February 24, 2021

Vertex Aerospace LLC, Madison, Mississippi, is awarded a $24,514,965 modification (P00007) to previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract N00421-19-D-0031. This modification exercises an option to provide contractor owned and operated aircraft to Navy fleet customers, Foreign Military Sales customers, as well as Department of Defense and other government agencies in support of the Contracted Air Services (CAS) program.

Computational Physics is Providing Support to the U.S. Naval Observatory

February 24, 2021

Computational Physics Inc.,* Springfield, Virginia, is awarded a $17,426,549 single-award, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for technical and analytical support in the disciplines of physics, astronomy, astrophysics, aerospace, instrumentation and electrical engineering and information technology/computer sciences in support of the U.S. Naval Observatory. The contract will include a five-year base ordering period with a six-month ordering period option, which if exercised, will bring the total value to $19,243,394.

Booz Allen is Supporting NIWC Networks, Communications and Computer Systems

February 24, 2021

Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia, is awarded a $33,115,147 task order with cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-with-no-fee pricing to provide engineering, technical and programmatic support for networking, communications and computer systems and associated certification and information assurance for current operations, planned upgrades and future capabilities. This one-year contract includes four, one-year option periods which, if exercised, would bring the overall potential value of this contract to an estimated $189,986,894.

NAVSEA Selects Textron for Unmanned Sweep System Program for Littoral Ships

February 24, 2021

Textron Systems, Hunt Valley, Maryland, is awarded a $34,381,542 cost-plus-fixed fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-6322 for engineering and technical support for the Unmanned Influence Sweep System Unmanned Surface Vehicle program. The Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS) will allow the Littoral Combat Ship to perform its mine countermeasure sweep mission.  UISS will target acoustic, magnetic and magnetic/acoustic combination mine types.

Data Takes a Central Role in JADC2 Strategy

February 23, 2021
By Kimberly Underwood
The idea of a data fabric as a foundation for the use of algorithms and applications to process data at the speed of relevance is a key aspect of the Joint Staff’s Joint All Domain Command and Control framework. Credit: SergeyBitos

The Joint All Domain Command and Control plan centers on how to achieve a data advantage.

Raytheon is Providing Radar System Kits for the Navy's Poseidon Aircraft

February 18, 2021

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is awarded a $74,238,334 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed fee contract.  This contract provides 23.4 APY-10 radar system production kits and related support for the P-8A Poseidon aircraft for Navy and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.

Serco is Supplying Anti-Terrorism Force Protection Systems and C4I to the Navy

February 23, 2021

Serco Inc., Herndon, Virginia, is awarded a task order at $38,143,547 under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum amount of $600,000,000 for the life-cycle sustainment of Anti-Terrorism Force Protection (ATFP) systems and assets, worldwide. Initial task order is being awarded for the sustainment of existing ATFP systems and assets worldwide. The task order contains 23 options, which if exercised, would bring the total value to $153,544,286. The work to be performed is for life-cycle sustainment of physical security/access control and command, control, communicat

PSI Pax is Providing Air Traffic Control System Support to the Navy

February 17, 2021

PSI Pax Inc.,* California, Maryland, is awarded an $8,746,948 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursable order (N00421-21-F-3001) against previously issued basic ordering agreement N00178-19-D-8356.

Serco is Supplying Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance System Support

February 12, 2021

Serco Inc., Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded a $7,681,160 modification (P00002) to contract FA2517-20-C-0003 for Ground-based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance system support. Work will be performed in Socorro, New Mexico; Maui, Hawaii; and Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, and is expected to be completed April 30, 2022. Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance funds in the full amount will be obligated the time of award. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $57,097,418.