DRS Network and Imaging Providing Improved Day/Night Observation Devices to the Marines and SOCOM
DRS Network and Imaging Systems LLC, Melbourne, Florida, is awarded a $20,966,982 modification to previously awarded contract (N00164-12-D-JQ49) for the procurement of improved day/night observation device(s) (INOD) in support of the Marine Corps and U.S. Special Operations Command. The INOD is a cooled thermal mid-wave infrared imager with the ability to import data and export images. The system enables operators to successfully engage targets beyond 800 meters as well as see their bullet trace. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Florida (84 percent); and Dallas, Texas (16 percent), and is expected to be completed by May 2020. Fiscal year 2018 procurement (Marine Corps) funding in the amount of $17,389,713; and fiscal 2018 procurement (defense-wide) funding in the amount of $2,329,338 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract modification was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) and Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1 - only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-12-D-JQ49).