Acquisition and Contracting Blog

Raytheon to Provide Miniaturized GPS Receivers to Allies

September 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

Northrop Grumman to Provide EA-18G Emulation Capability

September 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

General Dynamics to Provide Satellite Communications

September 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

General Dynamics Wins Range Training System Support Contract

September 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

EFW to Replace Color Displays for U.S. Navy and Israel

September 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
EFW Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a maximum $19,824,724 firm-fixed-price, undefinitized contract for multi-purpose color display replacement. This is a five-year base, sole-source contract. Location of performance is Texas and Israel, with a September 2018 performance completion date. Using military services is Navy. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 Navy working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pa., (SPRPA1-13-G-004X-1000).

Innovation Associates Wins Pharmaceutical Robotic Dispenser Contract

September 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Innovation Associates, Johnson City, N.Y., has been awarded a maximum $48,750,000 fixed-price with an economic-price-adjustment contract for pharmacy automation systems to include robotic dispensers, cabinets, workstations, hardware, and software. This is a five-year base contract with no option year periods. Using military services are the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa., (SPM2D1-13-D-8302).

New World Solutions to Support Remote Sensing Science

September 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
New World Solutions Inc., Herndon, Va., was awarded a $35,748,885 cost-plus-fixed-fee, non-option-eligible, non-multi-year contract to provide the National Guard Intelligence Center with applied remote sensing image science support. The U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (Charlottesville), Charlottesville, Va., is the contracting activity (W911W5-13-D-0001).

Raytheon to Support Air Traffic Navigation Systems

September 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

TCOM to Support Persistent Surveillance

September 20, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
TCOM L.P., Columbia, Md., is being awarded $14,926,978 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 0004 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N68335-13-G-0011) for 22M aerostat parts and spares in support of the Army's Persistent Ground Surveillance System Program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity.

XTRA Aerospace Awarded P-8A Support Contract

September 20, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
XTRA Aerospace, Miramar, Fla., is being awarded a $15,958,369 firm-fixed-price contract to procure Boeing 737 commercial spare parts for the low-rate initial production Lot IV effort in support of the P-8A fleet. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-13-C-0147).

U.S. Navy Procures Engineering and Technical Services

September 20, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

SAIC Awarded Strategic Planning and Analysis Network Contract

September 20, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Science Applications International Corp., San Diego, Calif., was awarded a $35,883,761 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for software engineering, hardware, integration, technical support, and training requirements of the Integrated Strategic Planning and Analysis Network targeting function, including the areas of National Target Base production and National Desired Ground Zero List development. The 55th Contracting Squadron, Offut Air Force Base, Neb., is the contracting activity. (FA4600-13-D-0001)

Lockheed Martin Receives Space-Based Infrared Systems Funds

September 20, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Names Leaders

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Incorporated, San Diego, has named Vice Adm. Gerald Beaman, USN (Ret.), as president of the Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems Division. The company also named Wayne Armstrong as leader of the Advanced Drones & Target Systems Division and Tom Mills as president of the Modular Systems Division.

Two Firms to Support Airborne Sensors in Afghanistan

September 18, 2013
George I. Seffers

Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Va., was awarded a $179,585,058 firm-fixed-price, non-option-eligible, non-multi-year contract in support of the Saturn Arch program and provides continued operations, sustainment and integration of aircraft platforms configured to host a suite of sensors deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom (W58RGZ-13-C-0134).

Corps of Engineers Awards $7 Billion Geothermal Energy Contract

September 18, 2013
George I. Seffers

New Generation Power Inc., Chicago, Ill., was awarded potential vendor indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, non-option, non-multi-year contract with a cumulative maximum value of $7 billion. The government is awarding this contract for use in competing and awarding power purchase agreement (PPA) task orders.

Hydroid to Provide Unmanned Underwater Vehicles

September 18, 2013
George I. Seffers

Hydroid Inc, Pocasset, Mass., is being awarded a $36,323,734 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of unmanned underwater vehicles. The unmanned underwater vehicles provide the military force with very shallow water and shallow water mine countermeasures as well as underwater object localization tools. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity (N00174-13-D-0005).

Insitu Awarded Two ScanEagle Support Contracts

September 18, 2013
George I. Seffers

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Wash., is being awarded $7,264,250 for firm-fixed-price delivery order #0016 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-12-G-0008) for hardware repairs and modifications to previously procured ScanEagle Unmanned Air Systems (UAS) for the government of Poland under the foreign military sales program. This effort procures spares, operations and maintenance training, and technical UAS publications.

Australia Firm to Demonstrate GPS Technology

September 13, 2018
George I. Seffers

The U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) has signed a Co-operative Research & Development Agreement (CRADA) with Locata Corporation, Canberra, Australia, to build and demonstrate new Locata technology for use in GPS receivers. The CRADA is specifically directed to evaluate Locata’s patented Vray switching antenna and new correlator technologies for multipath mitigation in position receivers that run at GPS frequencies.

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