Air Force Taps Harris to Support Two Projects
Harris Corp., Harris RF Communication, Rochester, New York, has been awarded a $130,000,000 indefinitely-delivery/indefinite-quantity for handheld video data link (HH-VDL) radios. This contract provides for the development, production, and sustainment of HH-VDL devices. Work will be performed in Rochester and is expected to be complete by April 2023. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and three offers were received. Fiscal year 2017 research and development funds in the amount of $6,029,998 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8629-18-D-5009).
In a second, separate award, the Air Force awarded the compay a $30,199,384 modification to previously awarded contract for Ballistic Missile Early Warning System and the Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry Phased Array Warning System (PAVE PAWS) (BPP) sustainment support projects. This modification provides for maintenance of the sustainment posture of the BPP systems which includes weapons system management and engineering, systems engineering, hardware repairs/spares, licenses and subscriptions, ESP collection/analysis, and operational safety, suitability and effectiveness. Work will take place in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and is expected to be complete by April 30, 2019. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $15,000,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.