Acquisition and Contracting Blog

Booz Allen Hamilton is Supporting DIA's Directorate of Analysis

September 3, 2019

Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia, has been awarded a time and materials contract (HHM402-19-C-0058) with a ceiling of $89,993,973 to provide support services for the Defense Intelligence Agency's (DIA) Directorate of Analysis. Through this award, DIA will procure services for the production, dissemination and tracking of DIA's finished intelligence products, including the development and maintenance of applications and tools used to perform the mission. Work will be performed in the National Capital Region with an expected completion date of February 28, 2025.

Honeywell is Repairing and Replacing Aircraft Electronic Control Units for the Navy

September 3, 2019

Honeywell International Inc. Defense & Space, Tempe, Arizona, is awarded $11,465,688 for modification P00006 under a previously awarded performance-based logistics requirements contract (N00383-12-D-003D) for repair, replacement and program support for auxiliary power units used on F/A-18 A-G models, P-3, and C-2 aircrafts along with providing coverage for the main fuel controls and electronic control unit used on the F/A-18 and the P-3 engine driven compressor.

Raytheon is Supporting Several Navy Weapon System Upgrades

September 3, 2019

Raytheon, Tucson, Arizona, is awarded $246,495,123 for an undefinitized contract action, performance-based logistics requirements contract for repair, upgrade, or replacement, required availability, required reliability, configuration management, inventory management and obsolescence management in support of the Close-In Weapon System, Land-based Phalanx Weapon System, Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) and SeaRAM. This contract includes a two-year base period with one three-year option, which if exercised, will bring the contract ceiling value to $466,395,931.

Progeny is Upgrading the Navy's Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System

September 3, 2019

Progeny Systems Corp., Manassas, Virginia, is awarded a $115,736,303 cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price, cost and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for an upgrade to the Mk 48 mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) heavyweight torpedo program, to include the following deliverables for associated subsystem electronic systems: detail design, engineering development models, proof-of-design units, proof-of-manufacturing units, low-rate initial production units and factory test equipment.

Lockheed Martin Gets $327 Million Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense 6.0 Contract

September 3, 2019

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a sole-source, cost-plus-incentive-fee and firm-fixed-price contract. The total value of this contract is $326,998,037.  Under this follow on contract, the contractor will design, develop, integrate, test and certify the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) 6.0 capability.  Aegis BMD 6.0 provides an increased BMD capability by incorporating the Air and Missile Defense Radar, now designated SPY-6, for introduction on the first DDG Flight III. The work will be performed in Moorestown, New Jersey, with an est

Northrop Grumman is Supporting the Marine Corps' Radar Gallium Nitride Efforts

August 30, 2019

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum Heights, Maryland, is awarded a $14,092,012 modification for the cost-plus-fixed-fee portion of a previously awarded contract (M67854-16-C-0211) for software release and advanced emplacement displacement simultaneous motion component required to support ongoing Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar Gallium Nitride efforts in support of Program Executive Officer Land Systems, Quantico, Virginia. Work will be performed in Linthicum Heights, Maryland (66%); and East Syracuse, New York (34%), and is expected to be completed by September 28, 2020. Fiscal 2019 r

The Navy Selects L3 and CPI to Help Engineer Amplifiers for Aegis Radar System

August 30, 2019

L3 Electronic Devices Inc., Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is awarded a $33,082,096 five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with both firm-fixed-priced and cost-plus-fixed-fee line items for the production, repair and engineering services of the Aegis Cross Field Amplifiers. The Cross Field Amplifiers are microwave tubes installed in the AN/SPY-1 radar system used on board the DDG51 Class AEGIS destroyers and CG 52 Class AEGIS cruisers.  The AN/SPY-1 radar is an air/surface search and tracking system and is used for ballistic missile defense requirements.

Oracle is Providing Integrated Processor Capacity Services to DISA Data Centers

August 30, 2019

Oracle America Inc., Redwood Shores, California, is awarded a competitive single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for Integrated Processor Capacity Services - SPARC Compatible (IPCS-SC). The contract ceiling is $137,837,975. The period of performance (PoP) consists of a five-year base period and five one-year option periods, for a total contract life cycle of ten years. The PoP for the base period is September 3, 2019, through September 2, 2024, and the option years follow consecutively through September 2, 2029. Performance will be at current Defens

Raytheon is Assisting with the Deployment of Army Sentinel Radars

August 30, 2019

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Fullerton, California, was awarded a $9,306,511 modification (P00010) to contract W31P4Q-19-C-0044 for field service representatives to deploy, operate, and sustain Sentinel Radars. Work will be performed in Fullerton, California, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2020. Fiscal year 2019 other procurement, Army funds in the amount of $9,306,511 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

Rockwell Collins is Providing Software Development Support to the Army

August 30, 2019

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $40,333,758 hybrid (cost-no-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract for software development, updates, and improvements to include development, engineering, and technical support. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of August 31, 2024. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W56KGY-19-D-0022).

Packet Forensics is Working on Countering Cyberadversary Systems with Autonomy for DARPA

August 28, 2019

Packet Forensics LLC, Virginia Beach, Virginia, was awarded a $10,000,000 modification (P00004) to previously awarded HR0011-18-C-0056 for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Harnessing Autonomy for Countering Cyberadversary Systems (HACCS) research project. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $21,200,000 from $11,200,000. Work will be performed at Virginia Beach, Virginia, with an expected completion date of August 2020. Fiscal year 2019 research and development funds in the amount of $10,000,000 are being obligated at time of award. The Def

DL T Solutions is Procuring Red Hat Software for the Army

August 28, 2019

DLT Solutions, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $15,928,239 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of multiple Red Hat software items. Work will be performed in Herndon, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of August 23, 2021. Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance, Army funds in the amount of $15,928,239 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W56JSR-19-F-0117).


Lockheed is Assisting with the Navy's Radiant Mercury Data Transfer Effort

August 28, 2019

Lockheed Martin Corp. Rotary and Mission Systems, Littleton, Colorado, is awarded an estimated $44,308,222 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity hybrid contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price contract line item numbers.  The contract is in support of Navy and other agencies' Radiant Mercury (RADMERC) operations to securely transfer data across different security domains.

Airborne Tactical Advantage is Preparing Contractor-Owned and Operated Supersonic Aircraft for Naval Threat Simulations

August 26, 2019

Airborne Tactical Advantage Co. LLC, Newport News, Virginia, is awarded $13,495,999 for modification P00020 to previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract N00019-15-D-0026.  This modification provides for contractor-owned and operated Type IV supersonic aircraft for airborne threat simulation capabilities in support of the Contracted Air Services Program. Work will be performed in Newport News, Virginia (44%); Point Mugu, California (37%); and various locations outside the continental U.S.

General Dynamics is Working on the Navy's Knifefish Anti-Mine UUV

August 26, 2019

General Dynamics Missions Systems Inc., McLeansville, North Carolina, is awarded a $44,595,146 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously-awarded contract N61331-11-C-0017 for low-rate initial production of the Surface Mine Countermeasure Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (SMCM UUV), also known as Knifefish. The Knifefish program is an ongoing effort to provide a UUV that detects and classifies undersea volume, bottom and buried mines in high-clutter environments. The Knifefish system is part of the Littoral Combat Ship Mine Countermeasures Mission Package and can also be deployed from vess

Raytheon is Performing Next Generation Jammer-Mid Band Pre-Operational Support for the Navy

August 26, 2019

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California, is awarded $74,091,217 for cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification P00055 to a previously awarded contract (N00019-16-C-0002). This modification procures pre-operational support for the Next Generation Jammer-Mid Band pod through the completion of the engineering, manufacturing and development (EMD) phase as well as development, test and evaluation (DT&E) activities. Procured support includes organizational-level maintenance, repair, supply chain management, and material support for equipment delivered under the EMD contract, and a

Sonalysts Inc. is Assisting the Air Force with Early Warning Radar Work

August 26, 2019

Sonalysts Inc., Waterford, Connecticut, is being awarded a $14,516,477 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification (P00008) to the previously awarded contract FA8806-19-C-0002 for Standard Space Trainer Mission-Specific Vendor Plug-in (MSVPs) for the Upward Early Warning Radar. The contract modification provides for future development of MSVPs. Work will be performed at Waterford, Connecticut, and is expected to be completed by July 31, 2022.

Contract Mod from Air Combat Command has PAE Continuing to Support Aerial Targets Program

August 26, 2019

PAE Aviation and Technical Services LLC, Marlton, New Jersey, has been awarded a $19,156,738 modification to previously awarded contract FA4890-15-C0018 for the Aerial Targets Program. The contract modification provides for the exercise of an option for an additional year of service under the multiple year contract, which directly supports live-fire weapons system testing and enables the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group to perform developmental and operational weapons testing for all air-to-air missiles for the F-15, F-16, F-22, and F-35 aircraft. Work will be performed at Tyndall Air Force Ba

UES is Investigating Molecular Sensing Technologies for AFRL

August 26, 2017

UES Inc., Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded a $90,300,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for molecular assessment sensing technologies. This contract provides for basic, applied and advanced technology development research, as well as development and demonstration of discovery of molecular signatures of Airman performance and the operational environment and sensing of these signatures in Air Force relevant scenarios. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and is expected to be complete by August 31, 2027. This award is the result

The S&T of Multidomain Operations

August 23, 2019
By George I. Seffers
C5ISR Center computer scientist Zach Kjellberg tests position, navigation and timing (PNT) system at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland. The center is developing new PNT technologies in support of Army modernization efforts. Credit: Dan Lafontaine, CCDC C5ISR Center PAO

The Army’s modernization efforts begin with science and technology.