Acquisition and Contracting Blog

Boeing Supports Space Based Surveillance System

June 14, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
The Boeing Co., Seal Beach, Calif., has been awarded a $10,892,553 cost-plus-award-fee contract modification for contractor logistic support, analysis, and Type III anomaly support for the Space Based Space Surveillance Block 10 System. This modification provides for the exercise of an option for these services, which are provided under the basic contract. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center/Space Superiority Directorate, Los Angeles, Calif., is the contracting activity.

Intific Receives Research and Development Contract

June 14, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Intific Inc., Peckville, Pa., has been awarded a $24,960,275 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Plan X intuitive interfaces (PXII) software/hardware. The objective of the PXII effort is to design the overall Plan X visualizations and user experience, including workflows, intuitive views, motion studies, and integrated visual applications. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, N.Y., is the contracting activity. 

L-3 to Design Undersea Warfare Training Range

June 14, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
L-3 Communications MariPro Inc., Goleta, Calif., is being awarded a $10,195,466 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise two options for design and installation services for an undersea warfare training range (USWTR) off the coast of Jacksonville, Fla., training and support services following delivery of the USWTR, and spares. The Naval Air Warfare Center, Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla. is the contracting activity.  

Intevac Photonics to Provide Electronic Image Intensifier

June 14, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Intevac Photonics Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $27,035,593 for the procurement of electronic image intensifier ship sets and related services. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity. 

iRobot to Provide Robotic Systems and Parts

June 14, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
iRobot Corp., Bedford, Mass., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $30 million for the procurement of robotic systems and spare parts. The Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity.

Newtec Appoints Querner to VP Post

Newtec, Singapore, has appointed Mario Querner as vice president, Asia.

Northrop Grumman to Deliver Radar Technology to Five Countries

June 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Electronic Business Segment, Linthicum Heights, Md., has been awarded a maximum $115 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide 16 AN/APG-68 (V)9 radar systems for the Royal Thai Air Force and 22 AN/APG-68 (V)9 radar systems for the Republic of Iraq for a total of 38 radar systems.

Rockwell Collins to Support French Air Traffic Control Upgrade

June 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a $44,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract to install the KC-135 Global Air Traffic Management Block 40 Upgrade into three KC-135R French Air Force aircraft. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity. 

U.S. Special Operations Procures Satellite Communications Antennas

June 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

Trivec-Avant Corp., Huntington Beach, Calif., and Antenna Research Associates Inc., Beltsville, Md., were awarded a maximum $10 million, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for nine types of ultrahigh frequency satellite communications antennas to be used in various configurations by special operations forces. The U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity. 

Raydon to Deliver Driver Trainer Systems

June 12, 2013
George I. Seffers

Raydon Corporation, Port Orange, Fla., announced today it was awarded a multi-year contract with a value in excess of $40 million from the Army’s Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation to design, develop and deliver common driver trainer systems for a variety of tactical vehicles.

GenCorp Names Schumacher a VP

GenCorp Incorporated, Sacramento, California, has named John Schumacher as vice president for business relations.

Longbow to Support Saudi Arabia

June 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
 
Longbow LLC, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded a $39,026,852 modification, to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, foreign-military-sales contract, for the procurement of mast mounted assemblies; fire controls radars; and peculiar ground support equipment. The cumulative total face value of this contract is $333,348,252. This contract is in support of Saudi Arabia. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity. 

Zeta Associates to Upgrade Guardian Eagle X-Midas Systems

June 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Zeta Associates Inc., Fairfax, Va., was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee with a maximum value of $28,500,000 for the upgrade and production of Guardian Eagle X-Midas V3 systems and related services. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity.

U.S. Army Orders Helmet Sensors

June 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Charles F. Day and Associates LLC, Stafford, Va., was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with a maximum value of $8,023,728 for the field technician services in support of the Generation II Helmet Sensors. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity. 

Lockheed Martin to Provide Sonar System

June 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

U.S. Navy Procures Oracle Enterprise License

June 10, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
DLT Solutions, Herndon, Va., is being awarded an $8,772,000 firm-fixed-price blanket purchase agreement for the Department of the Navy (DON) Oracle enterprise license agreement to provide DON personnel license for use and maintenance of a wide variety of Oracle software products. This contract includes six options, which if exercised, would bring the total amount of the contract to $227 million over five years. The Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity. 

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