Acquisition and Contracting Blog

Raytheon Receives Missile Targeting System Contract Modification

November 18, 2013

Raytheon Company Missile Systems Division, Tucson, Ariz., has been awarded an $18,795,695 firm-fixed-price modification (P00008) on an existing contract (FA8675-12-C-0001) for High-speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Targeting System (HTS) contractor logistics support (CLS) services. The contract modification provides for the final HTS CLS option to repair HTS pods beginning Dec. 1, 2013. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity.

Phacil to Modernize Range Communications

November 18, 2013

Phacil Inc., Arlington, Va., has been awarded a $28,827,647 order (FA8806-13-F-0001) under GSA’s Alliant Small Business Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GS-06F-0651Z) for the Modernization Eastern Range Network program. This primarily fixed-price-incentive (firm target) effort upgrades the mission communications core at the Eastern Range from asynchronous transfer mode to internet protocol v4 (IPv4) (IPv6 capable). Work will be performed at Patrick Air Force Base, Fla., Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., Kennedy Space Center, Fla., Melbourne Be

L-3 Supports Surveillance Aircraft

November 18, 2013

L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, Waco, Texas, is being awarded a $96,370,902 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-11-D-0017) to exercise an option for services in support of the P-3, EP-3 and NP-3 Sustainment Modification and Installation program. This effort includes planned maintenance interval, structural replacement and fabrication efforts pertaining to special structural inspection kits, center wing assemblies, zone five kits, and outer wing installations and refurbishments. The Nava

Lockheed Martin to Support Rocket Launcher Fire Control Systems

November 18, 2013

Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded $17,658,738 firm-fixed-price contract for life cycle launcher support for Multiple Launch Rocket System High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) Launcher Module and HIMARS/m270a1 launcher fire control systems. Estimated completion date is June 30, 2014. Army Contracting Command-Redstone Arsenal (Missile) Ala., is the contracting agency (W31P4Q-14-C-0057).

Sabre Systems Incorporated Names Le a VP

Sabre Systems Incorporated, Warrington, Pennsylvania, has named Christopher Le vice president of solutions and sales.

Glowacki Joins Suss Consulting

Jim Glowacki has joined Suss Consulting, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania, as executive consultant.

Kernan Joins SAP National Security Services

Vice Adm. Joe Kernan, USN, (Ret.), has joined SAP National Security Services, Rockville, Maryland, as vice president of business development.

Mueller Named Chief Operating Officer of Identive Group

Identive Group, Santa Ana, California and Ismaning, Germany, has promoted Dr. Manfred Mueller to chief operating officer.

Honeywell Receives Fiber Optic Gyro Contract Modification

November 14, 2013

Honeywell International Inc., Aerospace-Clearwater (Space), Clearwater, Fla., has been awarded a $7,279,938 modification (P00048) to an existing cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (FA9453-08-C-0263) for the Strategic Systems and Launch Technologies (SSLT) program. The contract modification is for an in-scope add work to Option III for additional work required to identify, test, and modify the design to develop a radiation hardened loop closure Application Specific Integration Circuit for the Strategic Fiber Optic Gyro. Detachment 8, Air Force Res

ManTech to Provide Modeling and Simulation

November 14, 2013

ManTech Systems Engineering Corp., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a $24,248,855 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00421-13-D-0002) to exercise an option for the procurement of warfare analysis and assessments, modeling and simulation, advanced concept development and acquisition analysis support for the Naval Air Systems Command's Warfare Analysis and Integration Department. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

ViaWest Appoints Meester Regional VP

ViaWest, Denver, has appointed Todd Meester as regional vice president and general manager of the Minnesota region.

Applied Research Associates Names Ullrich Senior VP

Applied Research Associates Incorporated, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has named Dr. George Ullrich senior vice president, strategy development.

Midland Promoted to President of Identive Group

Lawrence W. Midland has been promoted to president of Identive Group, Santa Ana, California and Ismaning, Germany.

Hydroid to Support Unmanned Underwater Systems

November 12, 2013

Hydroid Inc., Pocasset, Mass., is being awarded a $26,231,287 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for engineering services, repair and training support for the Navy’s MK18 unmanned underwater vehicle family of systems. The contract includes a one-year base period with four one-year options. Work will be performed in Pocasset, Mass., and is expected to be completed by September 2018.

Lockheed Martin to Retrofit F-22s with Night Vision Capability

November 12, 2013

Lockheed Martin Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $19,763,075 option exercise (P0050) to an existing cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (FA8611-08-C-2897) to retrofit fielded mission training centers without the window visual systems upgrade and night vision goggles capability. Effort includes upgrades for F-22 training systems at Sheppard Air Force Base (AFB), Texas; Tyndall AFB, Fla.; Langley AFB, Va.; Hickam AFB, Hawaii, and Elmendorf AFB, Alaska.

Identive Names Humphreys Chairman of the Board

Identive Group, Santa Ana, California and Ismaning, Germany, has named Steven Humphreys its new chairman of the board.

Carr Named a VP at URS Corporation

Rear Adm. Nevin Carr, USN (Ret.), has been named vice president for surface readiness and future capability at URS Corporation, Norfolk, Virginia.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Names New Leaders

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sacramento, California, has named Mark Tucker senior vice president of enterprise operations and engineering and Clyde Woltman an executive director of advanced programs, defense business development.

Ruegg Appointed CEO of Elma Electronic Group

Fred Ruegg has been appointed chief executive officer of Elma Electronic Group, Fremont, California.

Cubic to Provide Combat Trainer to Four Countries

November 4, 2013
George I. Seffers

Cubic Defense Applications Inc., San Diego, Calif., has been awarded a $24,999,949 firm-fixed-price contract for foreign military sales P5Combat Training System (P5CTS), combined hardware buy. Contractor will provide P5CTS hardware to provide an instrumented training capability that increases, maintains, and assesses combat proficiency in the following mission areas: counter air, close air support, strategic attack, air interdiction, and electronic combat.

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