Contract Awards

September 4, 2020
 

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $70,000,000 cost-no-fee contract to research and develop a new translational research methodology that leverages autonomy and artificial intelligence to minimize time spent on low-impact, high-time activities. Bids were solicited via the internet with 999 received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of September 3, 2025. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911QX-20-D-0008).

September 4, 2020
 

Technical and Project Engineering LLC,* Alexandria, Virginia, was awarded a $9,221,888 firm-fixed-price contract to provide computer programming support services to Headquarters, Department of the Army; U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command; U.S. Army Special Operations Command; the Office of the Chief of Army Reserve; Army National Guard; and TRADOC Centers of Excellence. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed in Alexandria, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of September 6, 2024. Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $9,221,888 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S.

September 4, 2020
 

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi (N00024-20-C-6319); Lockheed Martin Corp., Baltimore, Maryland (N00024-20-C-6320); Bollinger Shipyards Lockport LLC, Lockport, Louisiana (N00024-20-C-6316); Marinette Marine Corp., Marinette, Wisconsin (N00024-20-C-6317); Gibbs & Cox Inc., Arlington, Virginia (N0002420C6318); and Austal USA LLC, Mobile, Alabama (N00024-20-C-6315), are each being awarded a firm-fixed price contract for studies of a Large Unmanned Surface Vessel with a combined value across all awards of $41,985,112. Each contract includes an option for engineering support, that if exercised, would bring the cumulative value for all awards to $59,476,146. The contract awarded to Huntington Ingalls Inc.

September 4, 2020
 

Advex Corp., Hampton, Virginia (N00164-20-D-GW63); Chesapeake Machining and Fabrication, Baltimore, Maryland (N00164-20-D-GW06); Kodiak Manufacturing, Allison, Pennsylvania (N00164-20-D-GW07); and Merrill Technologies Group, Saginaw, Michigan (N00164-20-D-GW08), will compete for each order of the $50,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contracts for machining and fabrication requirements in support of the development, maintenance and sustainment of systems, sub-systems, equipment and components.

September 3, 2020
By Kimberly Underwood
DISA contracting officials Carlen Capenos, director, Office of Small Business Programs (top right) and Douglas Packard, Procurement Services executive (bottom right) speak with SIGNAL Magazine editor Robert K. Ackerman during a September 2 webinar. The officials advised companies submitting proposals to take the time to understand DISA's role in the military, how it supports warfighters and how the agency purchases goods and services. Credit: DISA

The Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, is a combat support agency, providing and operating key command and control, information, communication, and computing technologies and capabilities for joint warfighters, national leaders, and other mission and coalition partners across the Defense Department. To provide such support over a full spectrum of military operations, the agency relies on its staff of more than 8,000 military and civilian employees.

To achieve its mission, DISA also relies heavily on contractor support, explained Douglas Packard, Procurement Services executive at the agency.

September 2, 2020
 

Compass Systems Inc.,* Lexington Park, Maryland, is awarded a $7,690,800 cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N68335-20-F-0698) against previously-issued basic ordering agreement N68335-18-G-0035. The order procures command, control, communications, computers, combat systems, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C5ISR) technology advancement to enhance communication techniques with Operational Mapping and Networked Intelligence technology (OMNI). The order provides support to the Aircraft Prototyping System division to include continued OMNI research for technology enhancement, prototype development, test, evaluation and labor for integrating these new techniques into C5ISR sensors, sensor systems and aerial platforms.

September 2, 2020
 

A-Tech Corp., Albuquerque, New Mexico, has been awarded a $34,905,249 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Surveillance, Intelligence, and Reconnaissance Enhanced Network (SIREN) program. The objective of SIREN is to provide an autonomous, multi-modal, space-based sensing capabilities for persistent tactical intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance. Work will be performed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is expected to be completed December 4, 2025. The award is the result of a competitive acquisition and one offer was received. Fiscal year 2020 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $199,000 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the co

September 2, 2020
 

Geospark Analytics Inc.,* Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded a $95,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five year ordering period for the Phase Three commercialization of their Small Business Innovation Research Phase One technology of Hyperion Artificial Intelligence. The enterprise-level contract provides near real time situational awareness capabilities to the entire U.S. federal government, enabling users to make better decisions faster. This is accomplished by identifying and forecasting emerging events on a global scale to mitigate risk, recognize threats, greatly enhance indications and warnings and provide predictive analytics capabilities.

September 2, 2020
 

Northrop Grumman System Corp., Salt Lake City, Utah, has been awarded a $135,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for remanufacturing efforts in support of the air launch cruise missile inertial navigation element. Work encompasses the disassembly, cleaning, inspection, maintenance, re-assembly, testing and finishing actions as required to return the end item to a like-new condition. Work will be predominantly performed in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is expected to be completed September 3, 2034.  This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $21,493,987 are being obligated for the first task order at the time of award.

September 2, 2020
 

Jacobs Technology Inc., Tampa, Florida, has been awarded a $28,699,264 modification (P00037) for contract HTC711-17-C-D001. This modification provides continued information technology service management enterprise support to the U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM). Work will be performed primarily on-site at Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, and these other locations: Defense Information Systems Agency, Defense Enterprise Computing Center, St. Louis, Missouri; USTRANSCOM Office, Washington D.C.; Joint Enabling Capabilities Command, Norfolk, Virginia; and the Pentagon. The option period of performance is from Oct.

September 2, 2020
 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $7,340,642 modification (P00005) to contract W52P1J-20-F-0225 for Apache modernized day sensor assembly kits. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, with an estimated completion date of August 31, 2023. Fiscal year 2018 aircraft procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $7,340,642 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

September 2, 2020
 

AT&T Government Solutions Inc., Vienna, Virginia, is awarded an $8,207,565 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for continuation of services and sustainment support of Navy Enterprise 911 routing and management service. This modification increases the estimated value of the contract from $21,978,526 to $30,186,091. The overall potential value of the contract is $39,509,592 if the final option is exercised. Work will be performed throughout the continental U.S.; Navy Region Hawaii; and Joint Region Marianas. The period of performance of this option period is from September 1, 2020, to August 31, 2021.

September 1, 2020
 

BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc., Rockville, Maryland, was awarded an $11,723,000 firm-fixed-price contract to provide U.S. Army Cyber Command with command, control, communications, computers and information management augmentation services. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Augusta, Georgia, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2021. Fiscal year 2020 and 2021 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $11,723,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-20-C-0037).

September 1, 2020
 

Liqid Inc.,* Broomfield, Colorado, was awarded a $16,480,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Department of Defense high performing computing modernization programs. Bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work will be performed in Vicksburg, Mississippi, with an estimated completion date of April 28, 2026. Fiscal 2020 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $16,480,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W912DY-20-F-0576). *Small Business

September 1, 2020
 

Northrop Grumman, McLean, Virginia, was awarded an $18,137,372 modification (P00088) to contract W58RGZ-17-C-0014 for contractor logistics support services for government-owned, fixed-wing fleet performing Special Electronic Mission Aircraft missions. Work will be performed in McLean, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of August 31, 2021. Fiscal year 2020 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $18,137,372 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

September 1, 2020
 

SAIC, Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $36,290,371 hybrid (cost-no-fee, time-and-materials) contract for the procurement of information technology services.  Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama; and Corpus Christi, Texas, with an estimated completion date of August 31, 2021. Fiscal 2020 and 2021 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $36,290,371 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W9124P-20-F-0397).

September 1, 2020
 

AAI Corp., doing business as Textron Systems, Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded an $84,734,180 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to acquire technical, engineering, scientific and logistical services to support the S3I Directorate’s Joint Systems Integration Laboratory in the areas of research, development, integration, experimentation, test and evaluation, maintenance, sustainment and operation. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received.  Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of August 30, 2022. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-20-D-0029).

August 28, 2020
 

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Owego, New York, is awarded a $35,317,218 cost-plus-incentive-fee order (N00019-20-F-0358) against basic ordering agreement N000019-19-G-0029. This order procures labor and hardware for the development of preliminary software for Phase 2 Network Enabled Weapons (NEW) capabilities. Specifically, this order provides software coding, testing and integration of NEW into a software development branch of the MH-60R/S software configuration with a merge into MH-60R/S fleet release baseline after the capability has established maturity. Work will be performed in Owego, New York, and is expected to be completed in August 2023.

August 28, 2020
 

Raytheon Co., Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, California, is awarded an $8,357,826 modification (P00079) to previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract N00019-16-C-0002. This modification provides additional contractor logistics support maintainers for pre-operational support to facilitate logistics and maintenance activities in support of the Next Generation Jammer engineering and manufacturing development and test and evaluation activities. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (49%); Point Mugu, California (38%); and Crane, Indiana (13%), and is expected to be completed in December 2021.

August 27, 2020
 

Nexagen Networks Inc.,* Morganville, New Jersey, is awarded a $45,970,509 single-award, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide subject matter expertise in the areas of program management; development management; operation support; systems engineering support; systems administration; information assurance; network security; configuration management; service desk support; web application development and technical writing in support of the management and operation of the coalition and allied programs and the Naval Tool for Interoperability and Risk Assessment under Naval Information Forces.

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