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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.

USC Wins DARPA Contract

August 26, 2019

The University of Southern California, Marina del Rey, California, was awarded a $19,843,137 cost-no-fee contract for a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency research project. Work will be performed in Marina del Rey, California; Arlington, Virginia; and Columbia, Maryland, with an expected completion date of August 2023. Fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $2,905,000 are being obligated at time of award. The contract was a competitive acquisition under a broad agency announcement and nine offers were received. The Defense Advanced Research Pr

NAVAIR Selects Raytheon to Provide Avionics Equipment and Support for the Navy's V-22

August 22, 2019

Raytheon Co., Intelligence, Information and Services, Indianapolis, Indiana, is awarded a $29,919,648 cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N00421-19-F-0531) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0003).  This order provides for the procurement of V-22 Software Support Activity (SSA) systems and software engineering, avionics integration and testing, software testing, avionics acquisition support, and SSA operations to include classified and unclassified laboratories, configuration and data management, and release of avionics software products and related systems. Work will

BAE Systems is Supporting NAVAIR's Special Communications Mission

Augusts 22, 2019

BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc., Rockville, Maryland, is awarded a $34,872,647 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.  This contract provides for up to 505,560 man-hours of technical, engineering, operations and maintenance support for communication-electronic equipment/systems and subsystems.  These services are in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's Special Communications Mission Solutions Division.  Work will be performed at various locations outside the continental U.S.

Rockwell Collins Gets the Nod for the Navy's UHF/VHF Rack Mounted Radio System Modernization Effort

August 22, 2019

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is awarded a $44,454,546 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for UHF/VHF standard rack mounted receiver/transmitter radios and accessories to replace out-of-date, non-upgradable radios currently deployed at tactical training ranges worldwide in support of the Systems Replacement and Modernization Program.  Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is expected to be completed by August 2024.  Fiscal 2019 working capital funds (Navy); and fiscal 2019 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $2,689,585 w

General Dynamics is Preparing Hardware for the UK's Dreadnought Strategic Weapon Fire Control Subsystem

August 26, 2019

General Dynamics Mission Systems, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is awarded a $64,838,526 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the Strategic Weapon System Fire Control Subsystem hardware, associated deliverables, and spares for production efforts supporting the second hull of the United Kingdom (U.K.) Dreadnought Class ballistic missile submarines, nuclear, recently named as HMS Valiant, and the U.K. Software Facility.  Work will be performed in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed Aug.

BAE Systems is Integrating Bradley Protection System for the Army

August 22, 2019

BAE Systems Land and Armaments, San Jose, California, was awarded a $13,688,402 modification (P00108) to contract W56HZV15-C-0099 for active protection system integration and urgent material release in support of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle. Work will be performed in San Jose, California, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2020. Fiscal year 2018 and 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $13,688,402 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon is Supplying Signal Data Processor Kits to the Army

August 22, 2019

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, was awarded a $23,995,308 modification (P00005) to contract W31P4Q-19-C-0021 for acquisition of a production contract for signal data processor kits for Sentinel A3 radars. Work will be performed in Fullerton, California, with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2021. Fiscal year 2019 other procurement, Army funds in the amount of $23,995,308 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

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