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FLIR Systems Inc., North Billerica, Massachusetts, is being awarded an $18,914,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a two-year ordering period for non-warranty repairs, provision item ordering spares, product revision/upgrades and production systems of the maritime mounted sensor and handheld sensor and ground applications. This contract will support multiple electro-optic sensor systems to include the following maritime forward looking infrared, combatant craft forward looking infrared, shipboard infrared sensor systems, sea forward looking infrared, recon systems, and long range ground mobility visual augmentation systems. The electro-optical systems are utilized by the Navy, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and U.S. Special Operations Command to carry out assigned missions. These systems provide electro-optical surveillance capability allowing the user to operate in low-light conditions. Work will be performed in North Billerica, Massachusetts, and is expected to be complete by February 2020. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance (defense agency) funding in the amount of $271,675 will be obligated at time of award and will 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. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-18-D-JQ99).
Tekla Research Inc.,* Dumfries, Virginia, is being awarded a $64,073,829 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for approximately 835,200 hours of systems specialty engineering and technical services in support of the Naval Air Systems Command’s Systems Engineering Department (AIR-4.1). Meanwhile, AVIAN-Precise Co.,* Lexington Park, Maryland, is being awarded a $57,399,109 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for approximately 739,200 hours for services related to direct systems sustainment engineering support, throughout the full life cycle of a weapon system from concept development to disposal to be applied to all naval aircraft (tactical, vertical lift, maritime, unmanned air vehicle, targets and advanced weapons), foreign military sales and support systems. Tekla will provide systems specialty engineering support including an overall technical assessment of cost, schedule, emerging technology and maturity of design for various functional areas, including air/ship integration, systems safety, mass properties, survivability, manufacturing and quality, air platform stores integration, metrology and systems security engineering. Tekla's work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland; AVIAN's work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (91 percent); and Jacksonville, Florida (9 percent). All of the work is expected to be completed in April 2023. No funds are being obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued. The contracts were competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals as a 100 percent small business set-aside; three offers were received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the activity (N00421-18-D-0015). *Small Business
Raytheon Co., Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded $56,042,840 for firm-fixed-price delivery order for the repair of the APG 65/73 radar systems in support of the F/A-18 aircraft. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is expected to be completed by February 2019. Fiscal 2018 working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $27,460,991 will be obligated at time of award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. One company was solicited for this sole-source non-competitive requirement in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1, with one offer received. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (N00383-18-F-N700).
Longbow LLC, Orlando, Florida, was awarded an $8,846,716 modification (P00050) to contract W31P4Q-16-C-0035 for laser and longbow Hellfire engineering services. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida; Ocala, Florida; and Anniston, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of February 12, 2019. Fiscal 2016, 2017 and 2018 other procurement (Army); and operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the combined amount of $8,846,716 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
ASM Research LLC, Fairfax, Virginia was awarded a $19,937,826 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract for configuration design, operation, programmatic support, and maintenance of the Army Training Requirements and Resources System. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of February 12, 2021. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Illinois, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-18-D-4003).
Wiley & Wilson Helping to Study and Design New Construction at Army's Intelligence and Security Command
Wiley & Wilson Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, was awarded a $40,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract to perform studies, investigations, design, and repairs for new construction in support of the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, headquartered at Fort Belvoir, Virginia, and its major subordinate commands within the contiguous U.S. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of February 9, 2023. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W912DR-18-D-0001).
The Department of Defense announced that Leidos, Reston, Virginia and General Dynamics One Source, Fairfax, Virginia (W5J9CQ-18-D-0002), will share in a $200,000,000 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract for non-commercial technical services to assist in coordination, integration, and synchronization of geospatial information requirements and standards across the Army; develop geospatial enterprise enabled systems to the Army, the Department of Defense (DoD) and non-DoD entities; and provide direct geospatial support to the warfighter. Bids were solicited via the Internet with five received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of February 11, 2023. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Army Geospatial Center, Alexandria, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
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