Blog: Six 3 to Provide Life-Cycle Support for Navy’s Red Falcon Systems
Six 3 Advanced Systems Inc., doing business as BIT Systems Inc., Dulles, Virginia, is being awarded a $29,848,193 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, performance based contract (N65236-17-D-8009) with provisions for cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price task orders. This contract is for life-cycle support for the Red Falcon systems installed on Navy ships and shore stations to include engineering, technical support services, software upgrades and maintenance, and depot level repair in support of Ship's Signal Exploitation Equipment Increment F and Cryptologic Carry On Program. The work includes providing quick reaction responses to modifications and upgrades to enhance capabilities against agile and evolutionary threats, including engineering analysis and recommendations for technical refresh that will help the warfighter and the critical Foreign Instrumentation Signals Intelligence sensors be active and ready for all Navy activities. The contract includes a single five-year ordering period. Funds in the amount of $1,130,400 will be placed on the first delivery order and obligated at the time of award. Work will be performed in Dulles, Virginia, and is expected to be complete by August 2022. Fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $1,130,400 will be obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured because it is a sole source acquisition pursuant to the authority of 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) - only one responsible source (Federal Acquisition Regulation Subpart 6.302-1). Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity.