General Dynamics Mission Systems, Taunton, Massachusetts, was awarded a $20,576,456 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for system engineering and program management support for the Warfighter Information Network-Tactical Increment 2 systems and equipment. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Taunton, Massachusetts, with an estimated completion date of February 13, 2020. Fiscal year 2019 other procurement, Army funds in the amount of $17,582,214 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W15P7T-10-D-C007).
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Ultralife Corp., Newark, New York, is awarded a $9,985,687 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. This contract procures Universal Vehicle Adapter radio battery chargers, MRC-UVA-V1, in support of the Family of Special Operations Vehicles Ground Mobility Vehicle and Mine Resistant Ambush Protected platforms. Work will be performed in Newark, New York, and is expected to be completed in June 2024. No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual orders as they are issued.
The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) is reducing their contracting fee for enterprise acquisition services from 2.5% to 2.25% starting on October 1st, 2019 according to a recent release by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). This will be coinciding with the start of fiscal year 2020.
In a statement, Christopher Barnhurst, DISA’s chief financial officer said, “DITCO’s dedication to controlling costs while evolving service offerings has resulted in the ability to lower fees to customers, thereby enabling reinvestment into lethality for the DOD."
National Aerospace Solutions LLC, Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee, has been awarded a $179,038,803 modification (P00077) to previously awarded contract FA9101-15-C-0500 for test operations and sustainment. This modification adds option year three (contract performance year four) for test operations, technology development, equipment and facility sustainment, capital improvements and some support services for Arnold Engineering Development Complex. Work will be performed at Arnold AFB, Tennessee, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2020. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $931,503,054.
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. Under the contract, Sev1Tech will extend the agency's use of cloud technology from cloud service provider (CSP) Amazon Web Services. Sev1Tech will assist with the use of CSP products and service offerings, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS).
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).
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.
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. Fiscal year 2019 research and development funds in the amount of $7,043,368 are being obligated at time of award.
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. Department of Defense (DoD) participants. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in August 2026. Fiscal year 2019 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps); and non-U.S.
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. This procurement also includes spares parts and retrofit kits. Work will be performed in Linthicum, Maryland (37 percent); East Syracuse, New York (28 percent); Stafford Springs, Connecticut (7 percent); Tulsa, Oklahoma (6 percent); Syracuse, New York (4 percent); Valencia, California (3 percent); San Diego, California (3 percent); Richardson, Texas (3 percent); Farmingdale, New York (2 percent); St.
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. Services and associated deliverables include the design, production and installation of both shore electronic systems and ocean sensor system hardware assemblies; operation and maintenance of the delivered hardware to support operational test events of the delivered system, and data products identified in the contract data requirements lists.
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. Work will be performed at Edwards Air Force Base and Irvine, California, and is expected to be complete by June 6, 2024.
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.
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. Work will be performed in Falls Church, Virginia (83 percent); San Diego, California (10 percent); Portsmouth, Virginia (2 percent); Camp Pendleton, California (2 percent); Lemoore, California (1 percent); Twentynine Palms, California (1 percent); and Bremerton, Washington (1 percent).
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. Work will be performed in Marion, Massachusetts (88 percent); Braintree, Massachusetts (8 percent); and Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania (4 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2021.
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. This contract was not competitively procured, in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) - only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.
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 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $37,390,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Cent
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.
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; and to support data improvement, cleansing and migration efforts necessary to prepare data for transition into modernized and/or Air Force enterprise-le
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 and the period of performance is five years from the date of award. The contract was competitively procured via publication on the Federal Business O