July 9, 2019

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) announced the companies selected for small business restricted solicitation of the Systems Engineering, Technology and Innovation (SETI) contract. The companies include:

June 17, 2019
Posted by Gopika Ramesh

The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO) is reducing their contracting fee for enterprise acquisition services from 2.5% to 2.25% starting on October 1st, 2019 according to a recent release by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). This will be coinciding with the start of fiscal year 2020.

In a statement, Christopher Barnhurst, DISA’s chief financial officer said, “DITCO’s dedication to controlling costs while evolving service offerings has resulted in the ability to lower fees to customers, thereby enabling reinvestment into lethality for the DOD."

April 3, 2017

AT&T Corp., Columbia, Maryland, was awarded $12,025,001 to exercise option year three of a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (HC1013-14-C-0003) for the Priority Telecommunication Service (PTS) to support the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Emergency Communications (OEC). The base period of performance was Aug. 1, 2014, to March 31, 2015, with nine one-year option periods. The current action is for the period of April 1, 2017, to March 31, 2018. The AT&T contract was one of three sole-source contracts to support the National Security/ Emergency Preparedness (NS/EP) Priority Telecommunication Service (PTS) via utilizing the public switched networks.

January 3, 2017

Leidos Inc., Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, was awarded a competitive, hybrid contract that consists of cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursable (without fee) contract types to provide a modernized Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data Systems solution in support of the Army Program Executive Office Command, Control, Communication-Tactical mission requirements. The face value of this action is $58,055,265 and is funded by fiscal 2016 and 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funding. The total cumulative life-cycle value of the contract is $98,126,280. Performance will be at the contractor's site.

May 27, 2016

Alion Science and Technology Corp., Burr Ridge, Illinois; ANDRO Computational Solutions LLC, Rome, New York; Calvert Systems Engineering Inc., Prince Frederick, Maryland; CoSolutions Inc., Sterling, Virginia; Harris Corp. (previously Exelis Inc.), Herndon, Virginia; Expression Networks LLC, Washington, D.C.; Freedom Technologies Inc., Arlington, Virginia; and URS Federal Services Inc., Germantown, Maryland, were competitively awarded a multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for operational spectrum support, electromagnetic environmental effects (E3) and spectrum engineering, strategic spectrum planning, and research and analysis for emerging spectrum technologies for the Defense Spectrum Organization.

May 18, 2016

By Light Professional IT Services Inc., Arlington, Virginia, was awarded a competitive firm-fixed-price contract for 10-year indefeasible right-of-use dark fiber, equipment and operations and maintenance support. The face value of this action is $10,077,852, funded by fiscal year 2015 and fiscal year 2016 procurement appropriation. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $15,042,715. The period of performance of this contract consists of a base period of one year with nine one-year option periods. Performance will be at two locations in Georgia, two locations in Alabama and one location in Florida. Proposals were solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) webpage at fed

August 31, 2015

Microsoft Corp., Redmond, Washington, was awarded an increased ceiling modification to the established firm-fixed-price, single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Microsoft enterprise technical support services, necessary to obtain highly trained Microsoft Blue Badge Cardholder support. These services require access rights to Microsoft's proprietary (closed-source) code, which is licensed under exclusive legal right of Microsoft, and are required to support the Department of Defense's mission. The total cumulative of the contract was increased by $162,760,000 from $412,240,000 to $575,000,000.

April 28, 2015

Hewlett-Packard Co., Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a ceiling $469,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for global content delivery services (GCDS). GCDS will provide flexibility and scope of services sufficient to meet current and future content delivery environment workload, security, availability, scalability, and modernization requirements, while maintaining uninterrupted continuous access and problem escalation/resolution support. Work will be performed at Defense Information Systems Agency-approved locations worldwide, with an estimated completion date of June 29, 2018.

June 2, 2014

Verizon Business Network Services Incorporated, Ashburn, Virginia, was awarded a $10,567,483 firm-fixed-price contract for the priority telecommunication service to support the Department of Homeland Security Office of Emergency Communications. This contract has a nine-month base period and nine one-year option periods. If all options are exercised, the total cumulative contract value is $81,027,515. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO), Scott Air Force Base, Illinois is the contracting activity (HC1013-14-C-0002).

May 16, 2014

Xtera Communications Incorporated, Allen, Texas, was awarded a $31,220,394 firm-fixed-price contract for the delivery of an undersea fiber optic cable. Work will be performed in the Southern Command area of responsibility, with an estimated completion date of December 2015. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO)-National Capital Region is the contracting activity (HC1047-14-C-4018).

October 25, 2013
George I. Seffers

Iridium Satellite LLC, McLean, Va. was awarded a $7,241,112 sole-source contract for hardware and software repairs, maintenance, Gateway Technical Assistance Center support and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert services for the Enhanced Mobile Satellite Services Defense Department Gateway Iridium components. The total potential contract term is for five years to include a one-year base period and four one-year options. The total potential value of this contract is $38,000,004, with the base and each option year period including both firm-fixed-price and cost-reimbursable contract line items.

January 4, 2013
George I. Seffers

BAE Systems Information Solutions Inc., McLean, Va., was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for XTS Enterprise Guard Solution (consisting of hardware, software and maintenance support) for e-mail, file transfer and Web services. The total lifecycle value of the contract is $8,200,000. Performance will be at DISA, Lab Building, Fort George G. Meade, Md. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity. 

August 15, 2012
By George Seffers

SCD Information Technology Limited Liability Corporation, Columbia, Maryland, was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity firm-fixed-price contract for on-site preventative, predictive, and remedial hardware maintenance and internal hardware operating system's software, engineering changes, and other related hardware maintenance services. The specification covers hardware internal operating system software and software technical support when they are offered as an integral and essential part of providing hardware maintenance. The total contract ceiling is $40 million.

August 6, 2012
By George Seffers

Alion Science and Technology Corporation, Alexandria, Virginia; TASC Incorporated, Andover, Massachusetts; Science Applications International Corporation, McLean, Virginia; ManTech Telecommunications & Information Systems Corporation/Technical Services Group, Herndon, Virginia; Oberon Associates Incorporated, Manassas, Virginia; American Systems Corporation, Chantilly, Virginia; and Lockheed Martin Corporation, Orlando, Florida, were awarded multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts with cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price contract line item numbers, for test and evaluation (T&E) support for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Test & Evaluation Executive Office and the DISA Joint Interop

June 15, 2012
By George Seffers

Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Solutions Division, Manassas, Virginia, was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that includes a mix of firm-fixed-price, fixed-price with incentive, cost-plus-incentive-fee, and cost-plus and fixed-fee pricing plans. The contract is for worldwide support services necessary to carry out the day-to-day operations of Global Information Grid networks and related services, and to sustain the existing network and subsequent technology enhancement. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $1,911,000,000. The performance period includes a base period of performance of three years, from July 9, 2012 through July 8, 2015, and two two-year option periods, for a total

May 16, 2012
By George Seffers

Extensions for the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) multiple-award Omnibus contracts were issued as a modification to each of the three existing contracts: TASC-M and TASC-N, both in Andover, Massachusetts; and Interop Joint Venture II, Chantilly, Virginia. The three JITC Omnibus multiple-award contracts are time-and-material contracts that provide a full-range of test, evaluation, and certification services to support rapid acquisition and fielding of global net-centric war fighting capabilities. The extensions will add an additional six-month period to each JITC Omnibus contract.

March 21, 2012
By George Seffers

GEM Companies Incorporated, doing business as GEM Network Solutions, Denver, Colorado, was recently awarded a firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling of $24,400,000 for the Defense Information Systems Agency/Enterprise Services Directorate facilities engineering support services. Performance will be at Defense Enterprise Computing Center locations in and outside the United States. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

January 13, 2012
By George Seffers

Level 3 Communications L.L.C., Broomfield, Colorado, was recently awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract not-to-exceed $410,848,162 million dollars for fiber cable operations and maintenance support. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, National Capital Region is the contracting activity.