Acquisition and Contracting Blog

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.

Alliant Techsystems Get Contract Mod for Full Rate Production of AARGM for the Navy

September 19, 2019

Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC (a wholly-owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Inc.), Northridge, California, is being awarded a $10,640,798 modification (P00001) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price (N00019-19-C-0049) for the full rate production Lot 8 Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile (AARGM).

Johns Hopkins Lab Will Support Prototype Development for DOD

September 19, 2019

John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Laurel, Maryland, has been awarded a $11,442,418 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. This contract is to support the government with development of prototypes, test plans, rapid fielding, operational experiments and changes in existing acquisition programs with a focus on identification and reduction of programmatic and technical risk provides for applied research. Work performance will take place primarily in Laurel, Maryland.

Air Force Purcahses Thales' Instrumental Landing System

September 19, 2019

Thales Air Traffic Management Inc., Clarksburg, Maryland, was awarded a $21,818,801 modification (P00012) to contract FA8730-18-C-0034 for the purchase of six additional deployable instrumental landing systems. Work will be performed in Clarksburg, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2022. This sole source award is the result of a priced option of the contract previously mentioned. Fiscal year 2017 and fiscal 2019 other production funds in the amount of $21,818,801 are being obligated at the time of the award.

Range Generation Will Do the O&M for Launch and Test Range System at Vandenberg's Western Range

September 19, 2019

Range Generation Next LLC, Sterling, Virginia, has been awarded a $122,345,824 fixed-price-incentive-firm target modification (P00262) for the previously awarded contract FA8806-15-C-0001 in support of operations, maintenance and sustainment on the Launch and Test Range System. The modification exercises the fifth option period effective October 1, 2019. Work will be performed at the Western Range, Vandenberg Air Force Base, California; and the Eastern Range, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, and is expected to be completed by September 30, 2020.

Companies Provide Support to Secretary of the Air Force' Concepts Development Efforts

September 19, 2019

Altamira Technologies Corp., McLean, Virginia (FA7146-19-D-0700); Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia (FA7146-19-D-0710); Deloitte Consulting LLP, Arlington, Virginia (FA7146-19-D-0720); Fulcrum IT Services, Centreville, Virginia (FA7146-19-D-0730); ManTech Advanced Systems International Inc., Herndon, Virginia (FA7146-19-D-0740); MCR Federal LLC, McLean, Virginia (FA7146-19-D-0750); Novetta Inc., McLean, Virginia (FA7146-19-D-0760); and SAIC, Reston, Virginia (FA7146-19-D-0770), have been awarded a not-to-exceed $950,000,000 multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contrac

Naval Surface Warfare Center Increases Contract Ceiling with Hydroid Inc.'s Production of the MK 18 Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Systems

September 18, 2019

Hydroid Inc., Pocasset, Massachusetts, is awarded a $52,300,236 firm-fixed-price modification to previously-awarded firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-19-D-0009) to increase the ceiling for production support for the MK 18 family of unmanned underwater vehicle systems. The MK 18 program supports unmanned underwater vehicle systems. This award brings the cumulative value of this contract, if all options are exercised, to $100,170,578.  Work will be performed in Pocasset, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by April 2024.

NCI Information Systems is Supplying Service Delivery IT Support to DOD

September 18, 2019

NCI Information Systems Inc., Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $269,990,592 firm-fixed-price contract. This service delivery requirement will consist of satisfying Joint Service Provider (JSP) user needs for secure, accessible and stable information technology (IT) support. Service delivery services requires an understanding of the current operating environment of the JSP and the ability to leverage mature capabilities and industry best practices to improve efficiency and reduce complexity in order to enhance JSP's IT support services.

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