Acquisition and Contracting Blog

The Navy Selects Small Businesses to Provide Advanced Electronic Components

September 26, 2019

Coastal Mechanics Co. Inc.,* Houston, Texas (N68936-19-D-0046); New Directions Technologies Inc.,* Ridgecrest, California (N68936-19-D-0047); and Omni Aerospace Inc.,* Wichita, Kansas (N68936-19-D-0048), are each awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts. The estimated aggregate ceiling for all contracts is $32,000,000 with the companies having an opportunity to compete for individual orders.

Assurance Technology is Assisting NRL in Space Systems Development

September 26, 2019

Assurance Technology Corp. (ATC), Carlisle, Massachusetts, is awarded a $56,583,799 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development support services. The contract provides research and development services in support of the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Space Systems Development, Software Definable/Reconfigurable Systems: design, development, support, and integration for digital interoperability effort. Work will be performed at the contractor’s facility in Carlisle, Massachusetts. The expected completion date is September 29, 2024.

CACI to Continue to Support Marine Corp Post-Deployment Systems

September 26, 2019

CACI, Inc.–Federal, Chantilly, Virginia, is awarded a $249,960,831 fixed-price-incentive (firm target) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (M67854-19-D-7614) for continued post-deployment system support including, service management, service operations; production and pre-production system sustainment; solution development environment; enterprise training and training devices; product lifecycle support; and service transition for change requests, engineering change proposals, and reduction of reports, interfaces, customizations, and extensions; and potential tasks to support Gl

Japan Adds Nine E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft in $1.36 Billion Contract with Northrop Grumman

September 26, 2019

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Military Aircraft Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is awarded a $1,362,276,582 firm-fixed-price modification (P00009) to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive (firm target) contract (N00019-18-C-1037). This modification is for non-recurring and recurring engineering for the production and delivery of nine Japan configuration E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Act. This modification definitizes a previously awarded modification (P00003) for long lead parts associated with the Japan E-2D aircraft.

U.S. CyberCom Selects Altitude Cloud Platform for Cloud Migration

September 26, 2019

The U.S. Cyber Command selected Applied Insight's subsidiary Stratus Solution to provide a cloud platform to the command, according to the company. Under the contract, the company will support the comand's ability to adopt commercial cloud services and migrate its activities into the cloud, by use of the company’s cloud platform-as-a-service called Altitude.

Secretary of the Air Force Concepts Office selects ManTech to Provide Analytical Services

September 26, 2019

The Secretary of the Air Force Concepts, Development and Management (SAF/CDM) selected Herndon, Virginia-based ManTech International to provide analytical and technical services under a 10-year indefinite delivery indefinite quantity $950 million multiple award contract. “In today’s rapidly evolving Intelligence environment, emerging technologies play a critical role in safeguarding national and homeland security,” said Rick Wagner, president of ManTech’s Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions Group.

Hughes to Produce Enterprise Management and Control Prototype

September 25, 2019

The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center selected Germantown, Maryland-based Hughes Network Systems to develop an enterprise management and control prototype for satellite communications, according to the company. The contract runs through the Space Enterprise Consortium. Under the $2.2 million effort, Hughes will work to demonstrate automated mission planning solutions for satellite communications terminals. Users will be able to access various networks through an automated control processes.

AFRL Selects BAE and Raytheon to Support T-MUSIC and DiSCO Bandwidth and Radio Frequency Efforts

September 25, 2019

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $10,942,488 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Technologies for the Mixed-mode Ultra Scaled Integrated Circuits (T-MUSIC) effort. This effort will develop advanced mixed-mode RF components and sub-systems leveraging the T-MUSIC platform. T-MUSIC technology combines advanced silicon-germanium with advanced CMOS to enable ultra-wide bandwidth, high spurious free dynamic range and fine data converter resolution with high effective number of bits beyond current state-of-the-art.

Raytheon will Develop High-Power Microwave Prototype for AFRL

September 25, 2019

Raytheon Co. Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded a $16,289,702 agreement for one prototype Phaser high power microwave system. This agreement provides for outside continental U.S. (OCONUS) field assessment for purposes of experimentation. Experimentation includes, but is not limited to 12 months of in-field operation by Air Force personnel against unmanned aerial systems threats.

Herrick Technology Laboratories is Supporting AFRL's SLEEK Hardware and Software R&D

Herrick Technology Laboratories Inc.,* Manchester, New Hampshire, has been awarded a $40,712,166 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for Spectrum-Agile, Location Aware, Enhanced Electromagnetic Kit (SLEEK) hardware and software. This contract provides for research, develop, integrate, prototype, demonstrate, validate and verify new software capabilities for a software-defined and reprogrammable transceiver that has broad applicability to military-relevant missions.

Oracle is Supporting the Army Corps of Engineers' Financial Management System

September 25, 2019

Oracle America Inc., Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $7,577,868 firm-fixed-price contract for the Army Corps of Engineers Financial Management System. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Reston, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of September 22, 2024. Fiscal year 2019 revolving; and operations and maintenance, Army funds in the amount of $7,577,868 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alexandria, Virginia, is the contracting activity (W912HQ-19-F-0136).

Lockheed is Repairing the AN/APY-9 Radar Line Modules for the Navy

September 25, 2019

Raytheon Co., Largo, Florida, is being awarded a $52,857,202 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-19-C-5200 to exercise options for design agent and engineering services to support the Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) program. This option exercise is for design agent and engineering services to perform advanced studies and integration efforts as well as software sustainment and support.

Raytheon is Supporting the Navy's CEC Program

September 25, 2019

Raytheon Co., Largo, Florida, is being awarded a $52,857,202 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-19-C-5200 to exercise options for design agent and engineering services to support the Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) program. This option exercise is for design agent and engineering services to perform advanced studies and integration efforts as well as software sustainment and support.

Crane Electronics will Supply Radar Warning Receiver Equipment to the Air Force

September 25, 2019

Crane Electronics Inc., Fort Walton Beach, Florida, has been awarded an estimated $9,283,185 fixed-price, requirements contract for AN/ALR-56C radar warning receiver low voltage power supplies in support of the F-15 aircraft. This was a sole source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1), as stated in Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. This is a five-year contract with no option periods. Location of performance is Florida, with a September 18, 2024, performance completion date. Using military service is the Air Force.

DLA Contracts with Northrop Grumman in $375 Million Radar Systems Ordering Agreement to Support the MQ-4C Triton

September 25, 2019

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, has been awarded a maximum $375,792,189 firm-fixed-price delivery order (SPRPA1-19-F-E31N) against a five year basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026) for Multi Function Active Sensor Radar Systems for the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. This was a sole source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1), as stated in Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. This is a six-year contract with no option periods. Location of performance is California, with a December 31, 2025, performance completion date.

MDA Raises Contract Ceiling to $962 Million for Raytheon Work on Radar Surveillance Control Model and X-Band Radar

September 25, 2019

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a modification on indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract HQ0147-18-D-0002. The value of this contract modification is $500,615,405, which increases the total ceiling value from $461,492,695 to $962,108,100. The contractor will continue to perform research and development support for the Army Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance Control Model-2 and Sea-Based X-Band radar.

Boeing Gets Contract Mod for Air Force Training on the Eagle Passive Active Warning System for F-15s

September 24, 2019

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a $22,656,895 modification (P00027) to previously awarded contract FA8621-15-C-6397 for F-15C and F-15E Mission Training Center. The contract modification is for implementation of Suite 9.1/Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System (EPAWSS) into F-15C and F-15E MTCs to update F-15 MTCs with Suite 9.1 and add EPAWSS capabilities to the F-15E MTC simulators.

Mercury Systems is Supplying NAVAIR with Advanced Digital Radio Frequency Equipment

September 24, 2019

Mercury Defense Systems Inc., Cypress, California, is awarded a $13,720,509 firm-fixed-price delivery order (N6833519F0285) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-0017). This order is for 27 Type II advanced digital radio frequency memories hardware and software for the Navy, Air Force, National Guard and Reserve components. Work will be performed in Cypress, California (72%); and West Caldwell, New Jersey (28%), and is expected to be completed in June 2021.

BAE is Providing Systems Technical Support for the Army's Bradley Fighting Vehicle

September 24, 2019

BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P., San Jose, California, was awarded a $10,987,920 modification (P00111) to contract W56HZV-15-C-0099 for systems technical support, engineering, logistics and fielding support for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle Family of Vehicles, the Multiple Launch Rocket System Carrier, and the M113 Armored Personnel Carrier Family of Vehicles. Work will be performed in San Jose, California; and Sterling Heights, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of September 24, 2020.

SCI Technology is Providing Tactical Operation Center Network Kits to the Navy

September 19, 2019

SCI Technology Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a $13,345,676 firm-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Tactical Operation Center Network (TOCNET) Generation 4 Ground Mobility Vehicle 1.1 kits and TOCNET G4 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) kits. These kits are in support of the U.S. Special Operations Command family of operations vehicles production sparing efforts for the GMV 1.1 and MRAP system variants. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama, and is expected to be completed in September 2023. No funds will be obligated at time of award.

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