The Defense Information Systems Agency, or DISA, is making progress on an important modernization project, despite the onset of the global COVID-19 pandemic. In November, Deputy Secretary of Defense David Norquist designated DISA to lead the Fourth Estate Network Optimization Program. The multiyear, comprehensive information technology advancement effort, which runs through fiscal year 2025 will bring improved network capabilities, connectivity, cybersecurity and user assistance.
Adams Communications & Engineering Technology, Waldorf, Maryland; Alion Science & Technology Corp., McLean, Virginia, BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc., Rockville, Maryland; Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio; Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., McLean, Virginia; CSRA LLC Washington, District of Columbia; Engility Corp., Chantilly, Virginia; Georgia Tech Applied Research Institute, Atlanta, Georgia; Leidos, Reston, Virginia; MacAulay-Brown Inc., Dayton, Ohio; ManTech International Corp., Fairfax, Virginia; Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California; Southwest Research Institute San Antonio, Texas; URS Federal Services Inc., Germantown, Maryland; and Wyle Laboratories Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, have each been awarded a
Boeing Service Co., Richardson, Texas, was awarded a $15,008,500 sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract to provide airborne broadband satellite communications enterprise service for U.S. senior leaders conducting official travel on Air Mobility Command and Air Combat Command aircraft fleets. Work will be performed primarily at Boeing and their subcontractor's facilities worldwide with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2015, with six one-year option periods. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funding is being obligated at award. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity (HC1013-15-C-0006).
The U.S. Department of Defense Information Analysis Center, managed by the Defense Technical Information Center, has awarded ManTech International Corporation, Fairfax, Virginia, a task order under its Defense Systems Technical Area Task contract to provide research, development, test and evaluation support to the U.S. Marine Corps’ Program Manager Marine Intelligence (PMMI), the company has announced. The task order has a five-year period of performance with a contract ceiling of $39.8 million.
Verizon Business Services, Ashburn, Virginia, was awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity sole-source contract for Defense Research and Engineering Network II telecommunication services for the High Performance Computing Modernization Program Office. The total value of this action is $40,787,599. Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.