Navy Information Warfare

September 22, 2021

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia (N6600121D0160); Epsilon C5I Inc., San Diego, California (N6600121D0161); McKean Defense Group LLC., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (N6600121D0162); Parsons Government Services Inc., Pasadena, California (N6600121D0163); Science Applications International Corp., Reston, Virginia (N6600121D0164); Solute Inc., San Diego, California (N6600121D0165); and Systems Technology Forum Ltd., Fredericksburg, Virginia (N6600121D0066), are awarded a $68,307,374 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-with-no-fee pricing for technical support covering the contractual support requirements for Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) Pacific’s Enterprise Comm

June 21, 2021

Dell Marketing L.P., Round Rock, Texas (N66001-21-A-0084) is being awarded an estimated $155,300,000; and Insight Public Sector Inc., Herndon, Virginia (N66001-21-A-0085) is being awarded an estimated $161,500,000, short-term, single-award, firm-fixed-price blanket purchase agreement under the Department of Defense Enterprise Software Initiative (DOD ESI) in accordance with Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation System (DFAR) 208.74. The DOD ESI streamlines software licensing acquisition and provides information technology products that are compliant with DoD technical standards and represent the best value for the DoD. This agreement will provide commercially available perpetual licenses, software assurance, user-based subscription lice

February 1, 2021
By Robert K. Ackerman
A U.S. Navy operations specialist communicates with bridge wing watchstanders aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Sterett. The Navy is moving full speed ahead on its modernization efforts, but it needs more rapid insertion of information technologies into the fleet and ashore.  U.S. Navy photo

The U.S. Navy is looking for speed—not speed of platforms or vehicles, but of innovation. Introducing new capabilities into the force rapidly is vitally important to maintain the combat edge necessary to deter or defeat adversaries that are building up steam in their efforts to confront the U.S. military.

This will require tapping industry for innovative information technology advances. Ensuring that speed of capability may require working with the commercial sector to steer it into the right areas to suit naval needs. Ultimately, software-defined systems may hold the key to keeping ahead of the deployment curve in technology-based systems.

March 4, 2021

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia (N66001-21-D-0070); Exceptional Employees for Exceptional Results Corp., San Diego, California (N66001-21-D-0071); G2 Software Systems Inc., San Diego, California (N66001-21-D-0072); KAB Laboratories Inc., San Diego, California (N66001-21-D-0073); Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services Inc., San Diego, California (N66001-21-D-0074); M.C.

January 26, 2021

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, Marlborough, Massachusetts, is awarded a $19,950,844 modification to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract N00039-16-C-0050 to produce, test and deliver fully integrated Navy Multiband Terminals (NMT). NMT is a multiband capable satellite communications terminal that provides protected and wideband communications. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $557,882,121. Work will be performed at Largo, Florida (54%); South Deerfield, Massachusetts (25%); Stow, Massachusetts (13%); and Marlborough, Massachusetts (8%), with an expected completion date of May 2022.