Acquisition and Contracting Blog

Sev1Tech is Assisting HHS' Federal Occupational Health Agency with IT Modernization and Cloud

June 11, 2019

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) awarded Woodbridge, Virginia-based Sev1Tech a five-year task order to provide the Federal Occupational Health (FOH) agency with cloud infrastructure and information technology modernization services, the company announced recently.

Braxton Technologies is Supporting Air Force EGS Satellite Ground System Prototyping

June 11, 2019

Colorado Springs-based Braxton Technologies, LLC* was awarded a $20 million Phase III Small Business Innovative Research contract (with a $100 million ceiling) to support Enterprise Ground Services (EGS) Satellite Operations Prototyping and Integration (SPI).

Systems & Technology Research Continues Undersea Sensing System R&D for DARPA

June 10, 2019

Systems & Technology Research, LLC*, Woburn, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $7,043,368 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (P00007) to previously awarded contract HR001118C0004 for a research project for undersea sensing systems. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $19,273,602 from $12,230,234. Work will be performed in Woburn, Massachusetts (8%); Arlington, Virginia (8%); Groton, Connecticut (81%), Middletown, Rhode Island (1%); and Seattle, Washington (2%) with an estimated completion date of March 2020.

Transphorm Gets Contract Mod for Naval RF and Millimeter Wave Electronics R&D

June 10, 2019

Transphorm, Inc.*, Goleta, California, is awarded $15,869,322 for modification P00002 to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-price contract (N68335-19-C-0107) to exercise an option. The option modification procures the continued services and materials necessary to conduct research and development for the United States based dedicated production source of Gallium Nitride Epitaxy for high performance Radio Frequency and Millimeter Wave Electronics.

EMC is Supporting Air Force ILIAD System

June 10, 2019

EMC Corp., Irvine, California, has been awarded a $74,423,388 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for instrumentation support, configuration, management, development, loading, integration, analysis and decommutation (ILIAD) and flight test instrumentation systems operation. The contract provides for greater mission capabilities by accessing contractor personnel with specialized training and expertise in utilization and troubleshooting of the ILIAD system.

L3 Communications MariPro is Sustaining Naval Worldwide Training Ranges

June 10, 2019

L3 Communications MariPro Inc., Goleta, California, is awarded a $41,440,334 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, sole-source contract to provide support services to sustain U.S. and allied navy training and test and evaluation ranges around the world. L3 will repair or replace original equipment manufacturer systems.

Northrop Grumman is Providing Radar Units to the Marine Corps

June 10, 2019

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Baltimore, Maryland, is awarded a $958,049,562 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 30 full-rate production Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar units under the portfolio management of Program Executive Officer Land Systems, Quantico, Virginia.

Lockheed Gets $1.8 Billion for Continued Design Maturation of Naval F-35 Block 4 Capabilities

June 10. 2019

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $1,808,545,655 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-award-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for continued design maturation and development of Block 4 capabilities in support of the F-35 Lightning II Phase 2.3 Pre-Modernization for the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps; and non-U.S.

Army Selects PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post

June 6, 2019

The Army’s Project Manager Tactical Network Program is fielding the PacStar Secure Wireless Command Post solution that provides secure classified and unclassified Wi-Fi through a commercial solutions for classified (CSfC) component, the company reported on June 6. The Army began by outfitting the capabilities to the Expeditionary Signal Brigades, corps and division headquarters and Army brigade combat teams.

Communication & Power Industries is to Evaluate and Rebuild Microwave Tubes for Naval Radar System

June 5, 2019

Communication & Power Industries LLC, MPP Division, Palo Alto California, is awarded a $10,244,971 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-quantity contract for evaluation, repair, rebuild and new manufacture of L-Band Klystron microwave tubes required to support the AN/SPS-49 radar system. Work will be performed in Palo Alto, California, and is expected to be completed by June 2024. Working capital funds (Navy) funding in the amount of $905,658 will be obligated at time of award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

Lockheed Martin Sippican Inc. Gets Option for MK 48 Mod 7 Production Support to NAVSEA

June 5, 2019

Lockheed Martin Sippican Inc., Marion, Massachusetts, is awarded a $56,865,098 firm-fixed-price, cost, and cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-16-C-6412 to exercise Option Year Three for the production of Mk 48 Mod 7 guidance and control (G&C) sections, Mk 48 Mod 7 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) Functional Item Replacement (FIR) kits, spares, production support material, and related engineering services and hardware repair support for G&C sections and CBASS kits.

Accenture is Helping the Navy with Health Information Technology

June 5, 2019

Accenture Federal Services LLC, Arlington, Virginia, is awarded a $79,074,099 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide program and project management; support of the Navy Tele-Mentoring Program; system administration; training; communications support; data analytics; tele-radiology; and support of the Health Experts Online Portal and Pacific Asynchronous TeleHealth in support of the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery.

Rohde & Schwarz Supplying Vector Network Analyzers to the Navy

June 5, 2019

Rohde & Schwarz USA, Inc., Columbia, Maryland, is awarded a $7,327,350 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for vector network analyzers to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Corona Division, Measurement Science and Engineering Department. The vector network analyzers are used to calibrate various devices such as attenuators, power sensors, filters, terminations and other microwave passive devices. Work will be performed in Columbia, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by June 2024. Fiscal year 2019 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amoun

QTEC Aerospace is Looking at Non-Traditional Data for the Missile Defense Agency

June 5, 2019

QTEC Aerospace, Huntsville, Alabama is being awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum amount of $9,608,653. Under the new contract, the contractor will use PreACT capabilities, integrated with the Government's Modeling, Simulation, Software and Analysis lab and resources, to identify, model and evaluate available non-traditional data, tools and abilities for integration into the Ballistic Missile Defense System. A task order in the amount of $2,217,298 is being issued. The work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama. The ordering period

Rockwell Collins is Providing Display Units for the Army Black Hawk

June 5, 2019

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $49,114,577 firm-fixed-price contract for maintenance and overhaul of the display unit for the UH- 60 Black Hawk helicopter. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of June 3, 2024. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-19-D-0083).

Northrop Grumman is Providing Data Support to Robins Air Force Base

June 5, 2019

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded a $13,000,000 ceiling increase modification (P00010) to previously awarded contract FA8501-15-D-0008 for product data systems, data management and migration support. The contract provides for all labor, supplies, and technical support services necessary to operate and maintain Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, product data hardware and software; to aid government customers in managing and executing technical data generation, acceptance and sustainment activities, processes, and products within the product data environment; an

Leidos Gets Contract Mod for Air Force IT Support in the DC Region

June 5, 2019

Leidos Innovations Corp., Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $23,217,007 firm-fixed-price modification (P00007) to previously awarded contract FA701418F3042 to exercise option year one.

L3 Interstate Electronics is Designing Next Generation Integrated Circuits for SMC

June 5, 2019

L3 Interstate Electronics Corp., Anaheim, California, has been awarded a $46,520,779 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for Next Generation Application Specific Integrated Circuit Preliminary Design Review (PDR). The contract provides for the design, develop, and test of modernized global positioning system receivers that are intended for future military applications to the PDR level. Work will be performed in Anaheim, California, and is expected to be complete by November 2020.

Air Force Turns to L-3 Communications for a Key Avionics Upgrade

June 4, 2019

L-3 Communications Integrated Systems L.P., Waco, Texas, has been awarded a $499,592,426 fixed-price-incentive-firm contract for the major avionics upgrade for 176 C-130H aircraft operated by the Air National Guard and the Air Force Reserve Command. The contract provides for engineering and manufacturing development through production, and includes training and logistics requirements. Work will be performed predominantly in Waco, Texas, and is expected to be complete by September 30, 2029. The award is the result of a competitive acquisition and six offers were received. Fiscal 2019 researc

HHS Awards Artificial Intelligence Contract to GDIT

May 30, 2019

Fairfax, Virginia-based General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) announced that it will be providing artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) through the agency's Program Support Center (PSC) contract. The selection enables GDIT to compete on task orders as part of HHS's modernization efforts. The multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract has a total estimated value of $49 million over a five-year base period, the company reported.