Acquisition and Contracting

August 4, 2021
 

Globe Machine Manufacturing Co., Tacoma, Washington, has been awarded a $8,376,704 cost-plus-fixed-fee Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) III contract to continue the development and demonstration of Technology for Agile Rapid Manufacturing of Aerospace Composite Structures (TARMACS). Work will be performed in Tacoma, Washington; and Kettering, Ohio, and is expected to be completed 33 months after award. This award is the result of a SBIR program competitive acquisition, and multiple Phase I offers were received. Fiscal year 2020 3600 research and development funds in the amount of $8,296,800 are being obligated at the time of award.

August 4, 2021
 

L3Harris Technologies Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $20,226,812 contract modification (P00071) to previously awarded contract FA8819-19-C-0002 for the Meadowlands Engineering Change Proposal 2 (ECP-2) effort under the Combat Mission Systems Support (CMSS) Program. The modification augments the System Block 10.2 (CCS B10.2) and B10.3 (Meadowlands) system capabilities, to include integrating and demonstrating an alternate antenna on a Meadowlands system; develop, integrate, test and field the capabilities; develop and provide Meadowlands Mission Development Kit (MDK) enhancements; upgrade the outside the continental U.S. test bed site; and procure remote operations equipment.

August 4, 2021
 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Sunnyvale, California, is being awarded a $35,559,914 modification (P00041) to a previously awarded HQ0147-17-C-0032 contract for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) weapon system.

August 4, 2021
 

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, is awarded a $9,693,289 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the effort titled “Autonomous Systems and Communications.” The work to be performed spans vehicle autonomy and multimodal communications. The project aims to improve base understanding of the environment through insitu sampling and autonomous decision making for the Naval research community. The capabilities in development align to the Navy unmanned campaign framework to directly work on key enabling technology outlined by the secretary of the Navy and the chief of naval operations. Work will be performed in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, with an expected completion date of August 3, 2025.

August 2, 2021
 

Delphinus Engineering Inc.,* Eddystone, Pennsylvania (N64498-21-D-4044); Q.E.D.

August 2, 2021
 

Reston, Virginia-based TIAG is supporting the Army Resilience Directorate's (ARD's) Readiness and Resilience mission (R2) as it enhances the Behavioral Health Survey Instrument (BH Pulse) with digital data collection through a web-based, mobile survey and online survey management system to assist Behavioral Health Officers and their commanders assess unit health, the company reported recently. "We are honored to extend our relationship with ARD," said TIAG General Manager, Charlie Doutt. "BH Plus is part of the larger initiative at ARD to help build resilience and mental fitness across the Army."

July 29, 2021
 

General Atomics, Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Poway, California, is awarded a $33,712,972 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. This contract provides for logistic support, maintenance services, supply chain and spares management, and sustainment support in support of the MQ-9 Reaper aircraft and its dual control mobile ground control station. Work will be performed in Yuma, Arizona (45%); Manama, Bahrain (45%); and Poway, California (10%), and is expected to be completed in July 2022. Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $9,799,510 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(C)(1).

July 29, 2021
 

RF Products Inc., Camden, New Jersey, is awarded a $91,908,586 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract (N6523621D4805). The contract is for ultra-high frequency antenna couplers (UHFAC) and control power supply (CPS) units. The contract addresses development and production of new UHFAC and CPS units for new construction ships used by the Navy, Coast Guard, and the Military Sealift Command. This equipment is currently fielded on vessels across the U.S. military and this contract will ensure the approved configuration is maintained on future hulls. The contract includes a single four-year ordering period.

July 28, 2021
 

Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $151,434,777 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the High-Resolution Three-Dimensional Geospatial Information Operations and Technology Integration II. Bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work will be performed in Poland, Afghanistan, Iraq, Niger, the Philippines, Djibouti, and Manassas, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 5, 2025. Fiscal 2020 operation and maintenance, Army funds in the amount of $26,400,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Army Geospatial Center, Alexandria, Virginia, is the contracting activity (W5J9CQ-21-F-0015).

July 28, 2021
 

Lockheed Martin Corp. Rotary and Mission Systems, Owego, New York, has been awarded a $13,567,781 cost-plus-fixed-fee competitive contract for the System Security Integrated Through Hardware and Firmware (SSITH) Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) effort. Lockheed Martin will demonstrate an ASIC using their Hardware Architecture Resilient by Design (HARD) techniques and emulation developed under the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency’s SSITH Program. Work will be performed in Owego, New York; Cherry Hill, New Jersey; and Eagan, Minnesota, and is expected to be completed Sept. 28, 2023. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $10,186,241 are being obligated at the time of award.

July 28, 2021
 

Georgia Tech Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia, has been awarded $83,600,000 for technical risk reduction work efforts associated with the Defense Avionics System Sustainment Update (DSU) program. The location of performance will be a combination of the contractor’s facility and government facilities, and is expected to be completed by Aug. 16, 2024. Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance appropriations funds in the amount of $38,955,222 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity (FA8523-21-C-0001).

July 28, 2021
 

DynCorp International LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a $301,369,831 task order off of the Aircraft Maintenance Enterprise Solution (ACES) multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for aircraft maintenance flight operations support, with an expected completion date of July 31, 2026. This contract will provide all Organizational level (O-level), Intermediate level (I-level), and maintenance support services for all training aircraft (T-1A Jayhawk, T-6A Texon II and T-38C Talon), and services will be performed at Vance Air Force Base, Enid, Oklahoma. Fiscal 2021 funds in the amount of $602,687 will be obligated at the time of award.

July 27, 2021
By Kimberly Underwood
The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s new Moonshot Labs facility is a key component in growing greater cooperation between the private sector and government, and leveraging the competitive advantages that combination will bring, according to Director of National Intelligence (DNI) Avril Haines, who was on-hand for the facility’s July 23 opening.

On July 23, the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency officially opened its first unclassified innovation center, Moonshot Laboratories. Located within the facilities of T-REX, a nonprofit innovation and entrepreneur development center in St. Louis, Moonshot Labs aims to attract entrepreneurs and venture capitalists investing in geospatial-intelligence, or GEOINT, technologies. By locating such a facility outside of NGA’s classified infrastructure, it makes it easier for academia, nontraditional and traditional GEOINT companies to participate in technology and software development.

July 27, 2021
 

Telos Corp., Ashburn, Virginia, has been awarded a $19,397,304 task order for XACTA Information Assurance Manager (XIAM) support services. This contract will deliver assessment and authorization of sensitive compartmented information (SCI); and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) networks and weapons platforms for authorization decision by the authorizing official for Air Force SCI and ISR Mission Systems. The majority of work will be based out of Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas, and is expected to be completed March 20, 2026. This is a sole-source acquisition, and fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance funds in the amount of $2,750,265 are being obligated at the time of award.

July 27, 2021
 

DRS Laurel Technologies, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is awarded a $28,896,216 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract N0002420C5605 to exercise options for Consoles, Displays, and Peripherals Technical Insertion 16 hardware, to support the Navy’s future surface ship combat systems. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and is expected to complete July 2022.

July 27, 2021
 

Spiral Solutions and Technologies Inc., Bellevue, Nebraska, has been awarded a $47,004,603 firm-fixed-price-level of effort contract for joint exercises, training, assessment (J7) and related support. This contract provides for advisory and assistance services in support of U.S. Strategic Command’s J-7 planning, development, execution, and analysis of the command-wide joint training, education, professional development, and organizational development programs. Work will be performed at Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, and is expected to be completed August 19, 2026. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with seven offers received.

July 26, 2021
 

Deloitte Consulting, Arlington, Virginia, is awarded a $27,160,067 modification to a previously awarded, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract issued by the Naval Information Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California. This modification is to complete engineering changes to the order to payment system (OTPS), also known as NEST. The objective of this contract is to enable effective management of the current next generation enterprise network contracts, as well as to obtain the full range of systems engineering, software engineering, project management, integration and application sustainment services to assist and support the Navy’s program executive office digital to complete OPTS/NEST engineering changes.

July 26, 2021
 

Cintel Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama (N0016421DJW54); Cornerstone Research Group Inc.,* Miamisburg, Ohio (N0016421DJW55); Globe Tech LLC,* Plymouth, Michigan (N0016421DJW56); GS Engineering,* Houghton, Tennessee (N0016421DJW57); Hendrick Motorsports Performance Group LLC,* Charlotte, North Carolina (N0016421DJW58); Integrity Defense Services Inc.,* Springville, Indiana (N0016421DJW59); Loc Performance Products Inc.,* Plymouth, Michigan (N0016421DJW67); Mainstream Engineering Corp.,* Rockledge, Florida (N0016421DJW60); Military Systems Group Inc.,* Nashville, Tennessee (N0016421DJW61); MSI Defense Solutions LLC,* Mooresville, North Carolina (N0016421DJW62); Nevada Automotive Test Center,* Silver Springs, Nevada (N0016421DJW63); Pratt and Mil

July 26, 2021
 

Braxton Technologies LLC, Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $139,448,344 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (P00036) to contract FA8806-19-C-0003 for satellite operations, prototyping, and integration for support and delivery, network, infrastructure, hardware, and architecture solutions. This modification provides cross-domain solutions, design, integration, and rapid delivery team services. Work will be located at Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Los Angeles, California, and is expected to be completed May 16, 2024. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $5,748,384 are being obligated at the time of award. Total cumulative face value of the contract is $233,956,395.

July 26, 2021
 

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded an $11,995,313 cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N0001921F0550) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N0001921G0006). This order provides production engineering support in support of the integration and installation of weapon systems on the F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G aircraft for the Navy. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (82%); and St. Louis, Missouri (18%), and is expected to be completed in July 2022. Fiscal 2021 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $6,887,845 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year.

July 21, 2021
By Kimberly Underwood
In developing the active electronically scanned array AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) software for the U.S. Air Force’s F-16 Viper fighter aircraft, Northrop Grumman had to balance a new way of interacting with and delivering to its customer. Credit: Northrop Grumman

As the U.S. Air Force is pursuing digital transformation and agile software development, its contractors are also leaning into new processes to provide swift updates to key systems. Northrop Grumman, the manufacturer of the active electronically scanned array AN/APG-83 Scalable Agile Beam Radar (SABR) software for the F-16 Viper fighter aircraft, has seen some initial success in providing lean-agile software development, according to the company.

July 20, 2021
 

Pelatron Technologies LLC, Lindon, Utah, has been awarded a maximum estimated $38,000,000 singe-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for information technology consolidated services. This requirement is to provide both unclassified (NIPR) and secret (SIPR) services, including the following: support work for the service desk, system administration, information assurance and protection, client services, asset management, networking, messaging and directory services and server support. Work will be performed at Hill Air Force Base, Utah, and is expected to be completed June 30, 2027. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with 16 offers received.

July 20, 2021
 

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $24,999,480 firm-fixed-price order (N6134021F0119) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N6134019G0002). This order provides for the upgrade of the P-8A Poseidon maintenance training device suite, to include virtual maintenance trainers and related courseware and hardware in support of the P-8A aircraft platform to ensure the fleet receives training in current aircraft production baseline capabilities that align with real-life flight scenarios for the Navy and the government of Australia. Work will be performed Jacksonville, Florida (60%); St.

July 20, 2021
 

Serco Inc., Herndon, Virginia (N64498-21-D-0007); CACI International Inc., Norfolk, Virginia (N64498-21-D-0008); Gryphon Technologies LC, Washington, D.C.

July 20, 2021
 

Oready LLC, Las Vegas, Nevada,* was awarded a $7,798,815 firm-fixed-price contract for personnel for training and maintaining Department of Defense baseline certifications. Bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of January 1, 2025. U.S. Army Field Directorate Office, Fort Eustis, Virginia, is the contracting activity (W91QF4-21-D-0005). *Small Business

July 20, 2021
 

Ideal Innovations Inc.,* Arlington, Virginia, was awarded a $9,528,289 modification (P00009) to contract W15QKN-18-F-0090 to provide continued information technology support services to the Defense Forensics Science Center. Work will be performed in Clarksburg, West Virginia, with an estimated completion date of August 14, 2022. Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance, Army funds in the amount of $9,528,289 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Newark, New Jersey, is the contracting activity. *Small Business

July 20, 2021
 

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia (W911S0-21-D-0004); CAE USA Mission Solutions Inc., Tampa, Florida (W911S0-21-D-0005); JANUS Research Group LLC, Evans, Georgia (W911S0-21-D-0006); and Valiant Global Defense Services Inc., San Diego, California (W911S0-21-D-0007), will compete for each order of the $240,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for mission support services for the Futures and Concepts Center. Bids were solicited via the internet with 15 received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of July 18, 2026. U.S. Army Field Directorate Office, Fort Eustis, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

July 19, 2021
 

Viasat Inc., Carlsbad, California, is awarded a $19,494,000 modification under a previously awarded, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract (N00039-15-D-0043) for Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) Low Volume Terminals (LVT) to procure secure data units (SDUs) that support MIDS-LVT terminals and Link-16 capabilities. This modification will increase the current contract value from $674,093,506 by $19,494,000 to $693,961,006. The additional ceiling will be added to a new contract line item number to the base contract for the procurement of SDUs, which expires in June 2025. Work will be performed in Carlsbad, California, and is expected to be completed by June 2025.

July 19, 2021
 

Black River Systems Inc.,* Utica, New York (FA8750-21-D-1001), North Point Defense Inc.,* Rome, New York (FA8750-21-D-1002); and Geon Technologies LLC,* Columbia, Maryland (FA8750-21-D-1003), have been awarded a $49,900,000 maximum ordering amount, multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee or firm-fixed-price orders for technical documentation, technical reports, software, and hardware. The scope of this effort is to perform research, development, enhancement, and integration of technologies to develop digital signal processing capabilities that will scan through the Radio Frequency spectrum to detect high priority-emissions.

July 16, 2021
 

International Business Machines Corp., Bethesda, Maryland, was awarded an $8,922,266 modification (P00001) to contract W15QKN-21-C-0033 for information technology services and support. Work will be performed in Radford, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of October 13, 2021. Fiscal year 2021 operation and maintenance, Army funds in the amount of $8,853,859 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Newark, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

July 16, 2021
 

Honeywell International Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota, is awarded a $9,017,494 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. This contract provides non-recurring engineering support, to include laboratory and flight data analysis, anomaly resolution, deficiency correction, flight test equipment development and integration, software modification and sustainment, qualification test support, training and technical support, and integration in support of APN-194A radar altimeter modification efforts for the Navy. Work will be performed in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is expected to be completed in June 2023.

July 16, 2021
 

Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Marlborough, Massachusetts, was awarded a $67,723,503 cost-plus fixed-fee modification to previously-awarded contract N00024-19-C-5501 for AN/SPY-6(V) integration and production support efforts. This modification includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this modification to $781,000,000. Work will be performed in Marlborough, Massachusetts (54%); Pascagoula, Mississippi (11%); Moorestown, New Jersey (10%); Newport News, Virginia (6%)’ Kauai, Hawaii (5%); Wallops Island, Virginia (4%); Fair Lakes, Virginia (4%); Chesapeake, Virginia (2%); Bath, Maine (2%); Portsmouth, Rhode Island (1%); and San Diego, California (1%), and is expected to be completed by December 2021.

July 13, 2021
 
The Defense Department issues $23.1 Million Foreign Military Sales contract with Lockheed Martin and the government of Japan, bringing Japan, an important U.S. ally, into the F-35 program. Credit: Shutterstock/ Savvapanf Photo

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $23,018,589 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. This contract provides for the integration of Japan as a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) country into the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program and provides country-specific program support for F-35 aircraft production, modifications, logistics, and sustainment efforts. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (58%); Nagoya, Japan (26%); Orlando, Florida (11%); Redondo Beach, California (3%); and Samlesbury, United Kingdom (2%), and is expected to be completed in March 2025. FMS customer funds in the amount of $23,018,589 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

July 13, 2021
 

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $320,667,721 firm-fixed-price contract for Stinger missile production. 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 30, 2026. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-21-D-0007). (Awarded July 9, 2021)

July 12, 2021
 

MZA Associates Corp., Albuquerque, New Mexico, is awarded an $11,150,425 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five-year ordering period for technical and subject matter expert services for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Virginia. Work will be performed in Dahlgren, Virginia (70%); and Albuquerque, New Mexico (30%), and is expected to be completed by July 2026. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funding in the amount of $230,000 will be obligated at the time of award, of which funds in the amount of $230,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

July 12, 2021
 

Collins Aerospace, Salt Lake City, Utah, has been awarded a $22,369,617 firm-fixed-price contract for High Fidelity Visual Display Systems required to support the F-35 Joint Simulation Environment. The contractor will deliver, install, and provide training for the visual display systems. Work will be performed at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada; Edwards AFB, California; and Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, and is expected to be completed July 31, 2023. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.

July 12, 2021
 

Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland, has been awarded a $530,000,000 ceiling, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-type contract for research and development services in support of the nuclear enterprise. Johns Hopkins University has also been awarded the first task order for research and development services for $23,717,889 to support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent weapon system. These contracts provide research and development services in support of the two intercontinental ballistic missile systems. Work will be performed in Laurel, Maryland, with support being available until July 15, 2031. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.

July 9, 2021
 

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News Shipbuilding Division, Newport News, Virginia, is awarded a $17,537,667 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to support maintenance and modernization on USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) with special incentives to include ship alterations and propulsion plant maintenance during fiscal 2021 planned incremental availability at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by October 2022. Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,500,000 (79%); and fiscal 2021 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $675,000 (21%) will be obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

July 9, 2021
 

Black Sage Technologies Inc., Boise, Idaho (FA8612-21-D-0168); Clarity Innovations LLC, Columbia, Maryland (FA8612-21-D-0139); Deloitte Consulting LLP, Arlington, Virginia (FA8612-21-D-0140); Frontier Technology Inc., Beavercreek, Ohio (FA8612-21-D-0142); Global Infotek Inc., Reston, Virginia (FA8612-21-D-0143); Greystones Consulting Group LLC, Washington, D.C.

July 8, 2021
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Hill Air Force Base, Utah, has been awarded a $3,860,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile ground subsystems support. This contract provides for sustaining engineering, maintenance engineering, test and assessment, modification of systems and equipment, software maintenance, developmental engineering, production engineering, repair and procurement. Work will be performed at Hill Air Force Base (AFB), Utah; Vandenberg AFB, California; Malmstrom AFB, Montana; Minot AFB, North Dakota; FE Warren AFB, Wyoming; and Offutt AFB, Nebraska. The work is expected to be completed July 6, 2039.

July 8, 2021
 

Systems Planning and Analysis Inc., Alexandria, Virginia (HDTRA121C0054), is being awarded a $20,418,513 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide advisory and assistance services expertise for the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) in support of the Research and Development (RD) Directorate in the areas of scientific and technical subject matter expertise across the chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high-yield explosives spectrum and in the countering weapons of mass destruction, countering improvised threats, and countering improvised threat networks mission domains that RD supports.

July 8, 2021
 

Comcast Government Services LLC, Reston, Virginia, was awarded a competitive, firm-fixed-price, single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Commercial Ethernet Gateway Region 6 to provide mission partner access, via ethernet connections, to the Department of Defense Information Network and to enable the replacement of legacy, time division multiplexing-based circuits. The total amount of all orders placed against the contract shall not exceed $75,782,800.  The guaranteed minimum amount is $500 and will be funded by fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance funds. The period of performance is 10 years, with a six-year base period and two two-year option periods from July 12, 2021 to July 11, 2031.

July 8, 2021
 

NCI Information Systems Inc., Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $10,448,501 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for to provide project management, engineering, furnishing, installation, securing and testing services. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in South Korea and Sierra Vista, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of December 31, 2022. Fiscal 2021 other procurement, Army funds in the amount of $10,448,501 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W91RUS-21-C-0018).

July 8, 2021
 

BAE Systems Land & Armaments LP, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $600,227,117 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract in support of the Armored Multi-Purpose Vehicle and M113 Family of Vehicles. 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 July 6, 2026. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-21-D-0018).

July 7, 2021
 

L3 Harris Interstate Electronics Corp., Inc., Anaheim, California, has been awarded a $14,608,799 modification (P00005) to contract FA8807-21-C-0005 for the Military Global Positioning System (GPS) User Equipment (MGUE) Increment 2 Miniature Serial Interface (MSI) contract. The contract modification is to incorporate an MSI engineering change proposal into the baseline. Work will be performed in Anaheim, California, and is expected to be completed March 14, 2025. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $157,891,672. Fiscal 2021 Space Force research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $7,524,022 are being obligated at the time of award.

July 7, 2021
 

SEACORP,* Middletown, Rhode Island, is awarded a $36,072,373 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract containing cost reimbursement type provisions. This is a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) contract for the continued development, upgrade, and application of the next generation electronic warfare human machine interface software, which derives from and extends the contractor’s efforts performed under Phases I and II. Work will be performed in Middletown, Rhode Island (80%); Newport, Rhode Island (10%); and on-board U.S. ships and ranges (10%). The ordering period is established at five years.

July 6, 2021
Posted By Kimberly Underwood
The Department of Defense announced today that it was terminating the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud contract and would instead be pursuing a “multiple cloud environment and multiple vendors” through its Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability instead. Credit: U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Marisol Walker

The Department of Defense will no longer pursue its $10 billion Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud effort, announcing on July 6 that it had begun the contract termination process for the contested solicitation. The DoD explained that the “contract no longer meets its needs,” due to changing requirements, technology advances and increased understanding of cloud environments.

July 2, 2021
 

Threat Management Group LLC, North Charleston, South Carolina, has been awarded a $7,621,740 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for commercial off-the-shelf training aid items. This contract provides for training aid supplies for Counter-Improvised Explosive Device and Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft systems. Work will be performed in Ladson, South Carolina, and is expected to be completed June 30, 2026. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition. Fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance funds in the amount of $8,385 are being obligated at the time of award. The 338th Enterprise Sourcing Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, is the contracting activity (FA3002-21-D-0006).

July 2, 2021
 

BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration, Manassas, Virginia, has been awarded a $16,295,110 modification (P00012) to contract FA9453-19-C-0009 to provide research options for space enterprise technologies. This modification is to research and develop improvements to the density, performance and power consumption of future space-system memory. Work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia, and is expected to be completed October 21, 2023. Fiscal 2021 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $5,335,600 are being obligated at the time of award. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $21,559,726.

July 2, 2021
 

Raytheon Missiles and Defense, Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded an approximately $2,000,000,000 (to include all options) cost-plus-fixed-fee with performance incentives contract for the engineering and manufacturing development (EMD) phase of the Long Range Standoff (LRSO) Weapon System. During the EMD phase, manufacturing processes will continue to mature and the manufacturing environment will be demonstrated and transitioned to a pilot line readiness state. The objective at the end of EMD is to demonstrate full production readiness. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed February 2027. This contract is the result of a sole-source acquisition.