Acquisition and Contracting

January 14, 2020
 

The U.S. Marine Corps Systems Command selected Herndon, Virginia-based ManTech International Corporation to provide scientific and technical information support to the command's Systems Engineering Directorate (SED). Under the five-year $67 million award, the company will assist efforts regarding: Joint and Naval integration and transportability, modeling and simulation, USMC systems and equipment safety, systems engineering, systems security, technology transition, knowledge management, spectrum management, fire support systems integration, and assured command and control technologies, ManTech stated.

January 13, 2020
 

Modern Technology Solutions Inc. (MTSI), Alexandria, Virginia, has been awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract in the amount of $11,141,208 under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase-III program. Under this SBIR Phase III effort, MTSI will mature the technologies developed in the previous Phase I and III contracts, which relate to the acquisition and fusion of data for space situational assessments.

January 13, 2020
 

International Business Machines, Bethesda, Maryland, was awarded a $145,808,087 modification (P00072) to contract W52P1J-17-C-0008 for the full range of services and solutions necessary to support and maintain the Army's General Fund Enterprise Business System. Work will be performed in Bethesda, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of January 15, 2021. Fiscal year 2020 operations and maintenance, Army; research, development, test and evaluation, Army; and other procurement, Army funds in the amount of $8,922,318 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

January 13, 2020
 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, has been awarded a $31,938,845 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to support the Operational Fires Integrated Weapon System Phase 3 program, which will enable capabilities for a mobile, ground-launched tactical weapon delivery system capable of carrying a variety of payloads to a variety of ranges. Fiscal 2019 and 2020 research and development funds in the amount of $12,920,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Work will be performed in Grand Prairie, Texas (68%); Huntsville, Alabama (21%); Toledo, Ohio (5%); Elkton, West Virginia (5%); Kirkland, Washington (less than 1%); and Camden, Arkansas (less than 1%) with an estimated completion date of January 2021.

January 9, 2020
 
Textron describes its Ripsaw M5 Robotic Combat Vehicle as providing speed, mobility and unmanned capability. The company has been selected to provide four medium robotic vehicles to the U.S. Army. QinetiQ North America will be awarded a contract for four light ground robots. Photo courtesy of Textron

The U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center and the U.S. Army Next Generation Combat Vehicles Cross Functional Team intends to award an other transaction agreement to QinetiQ North America to build four light and to Textron to build four medium Robotic Combat Vehicles (RCVs).

January 2, 2020
 

SRC Inc., North Syracuse, New York, has been awarded a $13,472,364 modification (P00008) to exercise an option on contract FA7037-17-D-0001 for the Sensor Beam program. The contractor will research, analyze, technically document and perform reviews on electromagnetic systems, events and signatures required by all services and other U.S. agencies. Work will be performed at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, and is expected to be completed by January 31, 2021. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. Acquisition Management and Integration Center-Detachment 2, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, is the contracting activity.

January 2, 2020
 

North Star Scientific Corp., Kapolei, Hawaii, is awarded an $11,955,975 firm-fixed-price order (N68335-20-F-0025) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N68335-19-G-0037). This order continues research and development efforts under Small Business Innovation Research Phase III topic N06-125 entitled "L-Band Solid-State High Power Amplifier for Airborne Platforms." Additionally, it provides for the production and delivery of 55 Link-16 compatible high power amplifier Multi-Functional Information Distribution Systems – Joint Tactical Radio Systems in support of the E-2D aircraft for the Navy (35), Air Force (3) and the government of Japan (17).

January 2, 2020
 

Lockheed Martin, Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, New Jersey, was awarded a $138,494,206 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-5116) to exercise options for AEGIS Combat System Engineering Agent (CSEA) efforts for the design, development, integration, test and delivery of Advanced Capability Build (ACB) 20.

January 2, 2020
 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded a $98,948,397 cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N00019-20-F-0377) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-19-G-0008). The order provides for the integration of the Next Generation Electro-Optical Distributed Aperture System into all variants of the F-35 aircraft in support of the Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and non-Department of Defense (DOD) participants. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in July 2022.

January 2, 2020
 

Bell Boeing Joint Program Office, Amarillo, Texas, was awarded a $23,279,378 modification (P00003) to a cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order (N00019-19-F-0031) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-0002). This modification exercises an option for on-site support, engineering and technical analysis of flight test for V-22 aircraft for the Navy, Air Force and the government of Japan. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (50%); Fort Worth, Texas (25%); and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (25%), and is expected to be competed in December 2020.

January 2, 2020
 

Science Applications International Corp., Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a $23,000,000 indefinite-quantity contract. This contract is for the full rate production of the Missile Encryption Electronic Device KL-90 units. The contractor will provide KL-90 units, spare parts, engineering support, data and training in support of the U.S. missile sites. Work will be performed at Tampa, Florida, and is expected to be completed by December 29, 2022. The award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2020 procurement funds are being used and no funds are being obligated at the time of award.

December 18, 2019
 

Clarksburg, Maryland-based Robotic Research LLC, which specializes in autonomous and robotic technologies, will be supplying the company's warfighter localization sensors, known as WarLoc, to the U.S. Army Product Manager - Sets, Kits Outfits and Tools (PM-SKOT) under a $16.5 million contract. The company will deliver the WarLoc systems to equip four U.S. Army Brigade Combat Teams deployed in various locations. The solution provides advanced localization and positioning data in GPS-denied environments, and can be mounted on footwear, for use in ​underground facilities, inside of buildings and in mega-cities, the company reports. The procuring organization, PM SKOT, reports to the U.S.

December 18, 2019
 

Lockheed Martin, Manassas, Virginia, is awarded a $27,681,322 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-only modification to previously-awarded contract N00024-19-C-6400 to exercise options for systems engineering and integration on Navy submarines. This option exercise is for engineering and technical services and includes all material travel, subsistence and incidental material in support of those services. Work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia (68%); Groton, Connecticut (10%); Waterford, Connecticut (10%); Middletown, Rhode Island (7%); and Newport, Rhode Island (5%), and is expected to be completed by December 2020.

 

General Dynamics Mission Systems, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is awarded a $299,886,600 cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00030-20-C-0005) for fiscal 2020 through 2023 U.S. and United Kingdom Trident II (D-5) Fleet Ballistic Missile Submarines Fire Control System, Guided Missile Submarines Attack Weapon Control System, and Support Equipment Rework Facility support. Work will be performed in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (90%); Kings Bay, Georgia (3.0%); Bangor, Washington (2.0%); Dahlgren, Virginia (2.0%); Cape Canaveral, Florida (1.0%); Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Washington (1.0%); and Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Virginia (1.0%). Work is expected to be completed December 30, 2024.

December 18, 2019
 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $64,736,518 modification (P00031) to contract W58RGZ-16-C-0008 for the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight Pilot Night Vision Sensor Performance Based Logistics program sustainment, support elements, system components, test equipment and the supply retrograde infrastructure. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2020. Fiscal 2020 Army working capital funds in the amount of $64,736,518 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

December 17, 2019
 

Cape Fox Facilities Services LLC, Manassas, Virginia, was awarded a three-year contract (one-year base and two option periods) with an estimated value of $19,500,300. The contract supports the Defense Health Agency, Deputy Assistant Director for Information Operations, Solutions Delivery Division. The contractor shall perform all activities within the scope of this contract under the construct of the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), specifically the service operation and service transition domains.

December 19, 2019
 

Able Aerospace Services Inc., Mesa, Arizona, has been awarded a $9,405,053 requirements contract for the overhaul of the dynamic components on the TH-1H helicopter. The contract provides for the overhaul of the dynamic components associated with the TH-1H helicopter which is used to train and develop pilot skills.

December 17, 2019
 

ViaSat Inc., Carlsbad, California, has been awarded a $93,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide AN/PRC-161 Handheld Link 16 radios, ancillaries and associated training to special warfare operators. Work will be performed at Carlsbad, California, and is expected to be completed by December 31, 2023. The contract is awarded on a non-competitive basis. Fiscal 2020 other procurement funds are being used and no funds are being obligated at the time of the award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8629-20-D-5000).

December 17, 2019
 

Edaptive Computing Inc., Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded a $14,865,271 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of the Joint Federated Assurance Center Trust Lab Enterprise effort. The effort seeks to enhance, deploy, transition, and support decision-aiding tools for the Air Force Research Laboratory Joint Federated Assurance Center trust laboratory research and development of analysis, design and verification tools to promote trusted systems engineering for integrated circuits electronics. Work will be performed at Dayton, Ohio, and the work is expected to be completed by March 13, 2024. The award is the result of a non-competitive acquisition.

December 17, 2019
 

Pinnacle Solutions Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $21,395,866 modification (P00049) to previously awarded FA8621-16-C-6281 for support of the KC-10 training system. This contract modification provides for the exercise of Option Year Four. Work will be performed at Travis Air Force Base, California; Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey; and the Training System Support Center in Fairfield, California, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2020. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $105,964,368. Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $14,965,279 are being obligated at the time of award.

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