The Navy to Improve ISR Capabilities
The U.S. Navy is procuring advanced intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems. It awarded six indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple-award contract for engineering services to provide development, technical, management and engineering services for such systems. The awards to companies included: Science Application International Corp., Reston, Virginia ($17,221,542); Booz Allen Hamilton, McLean, Virginia ($16,446,968); Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia ($15,685,313); General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Virginia ($15,651,710); Lockheed Martin Corp., Manassas, Virginia ($14,991,699); and Solute, Inc., San Diego, California ($13,390,442).
All awardees will have the opportunity to compete for task orders, according to the Navy. The two-year contracts each include one, three-year option which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of each contract to between $34 million and $44 million. Work will be performed in San Diego and is expected to be completed by June 5, 2020. If the options are exercised, the period of performance would extend through June 5, 2023. No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will be obligated as task orders are issued using research, development, test and evaluation (Navy); operations and maintenance (Navy); and other procurement (Navy). The contracts were competitively procured. The solicitation was published on the Federal Business Opportunities website and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command e-Commerce Central website. Eight offers were received and six were selected for award. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N66001-18-D-0307).