Acquisition and Contracting Blog

Insitu Supports ScanEagle in Afghanistan

April 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Insitu Inc., Bingen, Wash., is being awarded a $7,826,247 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for operational and maintenance services in support of the ScanEagle unmanned aerial systems. These services will provide electro-optical/infra red and mid-wave infra red imagery in support of land based operations in Operation Enduring Freedom and other overseas contingency operations to provide real-time imagery and data. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

ImSAR to Research Ultra-Small Aperture Radar

April 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
ImSAR LLC, Springville, Utah, was awarded an $8,760,829 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, for research services in support of the ultra-small aperture radar. The total cumulative face value of this contract is $32,760,829. The Army Contracting Command, Natick, Mass., is the contracting activity. 

Thales Raytheon Awarded Identification Friend or Foe Funds

April 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Thales Raytheon Systems Co., LLC, Fullerton, Calif., was awarded a $23,147,096 modification, to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to procure Sentinel Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe kits and spares. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $30,442,096. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity. 

Northrop Supports Dismounted Exploitation Radars

April 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum, Md., was awarded a $19,500,000 modification, to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, to provide services in support of the vehicle and dismount exploitation radars. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $177,447,882. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity. 

SEDNA to Develop Simulation Software

April 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

 

NETCENTS 2 Contract Vehicle Valued at Nearly $7 Billion

April 23, 2013`
George I. Seffers

Ace Technology Partners LLC., Arlington Heights, Ill.; CDW Government LLC., Vernon Hills Ill.; CounterTrade Products Inc., Arvada Colo.; FedStore Corp., Rockville Md.; General Dynamics IT, Needham Mass.; Intelligent Decisions Inc., Ashburn Va.; Iron Bow Technologies LLC., Chantilly Va.

Boeing to Provide Laser Guidance Sets to Saudi Arabia and Japan

April 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $17,689,518 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed- price contract for the full rate production of 1,496 precision laser guidance sets (DSU-38/B) and the appropriate shipping containers for the U. S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and the governments of Saudi Arabia and Japan. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

BAE to Provide Identify Friend or Foe Units for Foreign Sales

April 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

BAE Systems Information and Electronics Systems Integration Inc., Greenlawn, N.Y., is being awarded a $34,278,736 firm-fixed-price contract for 336 AN/APX-125 F-16 Mode 5 Advanced Identify Friend/Foe units.

Raytheon to Provide GPS Anti-Spoofing Modules for Foreign Sales

April 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $7,790,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract for acquisition of Raytheon GPS Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing (SAASM) modules. The IDIQ will provide authorized Defense Department and foreign military sales users with GPS SAASM. The contract involves foreign military sales. Space and Missile Systems Center/GDK, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Receives Global Hawk Funds

April 23, 2013
George I. Seffers

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems Sector, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $35,696,841 contract modification for Global Hawk engineering and manufacturing development. The total cumulative face value of the multi-year contract is $2,297,747,550. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WIGK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio is the contracting activity.

Howe Joins Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP

Jerry Howe has joined Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP, Washington, D.C., as a partner in the Government Contracts and Aerospace & Defense Practices.

Information Technology Industry Council Names Weinman VP

Information Technology Industry Council, Washington, D.C., has named Yael Weinman vice president for global privacy policy and general counsel.

Tactical Products Group Names New VPs

Tactical Products Group Incorporated, Delray Beach, Florida, has named Richard “Rick” Karst as vice president, spearheading the Ballistic Armor Division, and Christopher “Chris” Wheeler Jr., as vice president of business development.

Thales Communications Appoints Brosnan a VP

Aaron Brosnan has been appointed vice president of business development for Thales Communications Incorporated, Clarksburg, Maryland.

Indonesian Navy Orders Corvette Simulators

April 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
The Indonesian Navy has ordered two NAUTIS Full Mission Bridge Simulators, each with a 270-degree field of view projected on a cylindrical screen, from VSTEP, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The simulator bridges match the actual SIGMA Class Corvette bridge, allowing efficient and true-to-life bridge operations and navigation training. The Indonesian Navy also ordered five custom built ports, and customized navigation screens. VSTEP cooperated with local development and implementation partners, to increase the local content.

Sierra Nevada to Support Helicopter Autonomous Landing System

April 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $8 million for services in support of the helicopter autonomous landing system. The Army Contracting Command, Fort Eustis, Va., is the contracting activity. 

Lockheed Martin to Provide Infrared Countermeasure Kits

April 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Ga., is being awarded a $9,250,005 contract modification for C-130J Group A large aircraft infrared countermeasures kits. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $1,621,177,812. Fiscal 2011 funds are being used. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WLNNC is the contracting activity. 

U.S. Army Procures Route Convoy Patrol Recorders

April 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Immersive Media Tactical Solutions LLC, Fredericksburg, Va., was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $14,456,145 for the procurement of route convoy patrol recorders and associated services. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity. 

Technology Service to Develop Survivability Sensors

April 19, 2013
George I. Seffers

 
Technology Service Corp., Silver Spring, Md., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with a maximum value of $19 million for the development of a route optimization for survivability against sensors system. The Army Contracting Command, Fort Eustis, Va., is the contracting activity. 

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