The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri (FA8694-20-D-0400); General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California (FA8694-20-D-0600); Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems Inc., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (FA8694-20-D-0700); and Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Palmdale, California (FA8694-20-D-0900), have each been awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts with a shared ceiling of $400,000,000 for all subsequent competitively selected delivery orders in support of the Skyborg Vanguard Program. Skyborg is an autonomous attritable aircraft capable of achieving a diverse set of missions to generate massed combat power; delivering a future Air Force which can deter, blunt and defeat peer adversaries.
By December 31, seven contractors working with the Air Force will deliver critical pieces of the Defense Department’s new satellite communications architecture. The architecture is designed to deliver greater agility, resilience and situational awareness.
Kratos Unmanned Systems Division, Sacramento, California, has been awarded a $35,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Air Force Subscale Aerial Target peculiar spares. Work will be performed at Sacramento, California, and is expected to be complete by March 30, 2024. The award is the result of a sole source acquisition. Fiscal year 2019 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $185,606; and fiscal 2019 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $35,255 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity (FA8678-19-D-0001).
Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems Inc., Sacramento, California, is awarded a $25,413,946 firm-fixed-price contract to procure 34 low-rate initial production Lot 3 BQM-177A Subsonic Aerial Targets and technical data. Work will be performed in Sacramento, California, and is expected to be completed March 2021. Fiscal year 2019 weapons procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $25,413,946 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-19-C-1024).
Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems Inc., Sacramento, California, has been awarded a $108,959,357 firm-fixed-price contract, for Lot 14-16 production and contractor logistics support. Work will be performed at Sacramento, California, and is expected to be completed by December 31, 2022. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2018 aircraft procurement funds in the amount of $27,094,365 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity (FA8678‐18‐C‐0002).
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., San Diego, Calif., recently announced its Micro Systems Inc. subsidiary recently received a contract modification from the U.S. Army valued at up to $6.64 million for additional engineering services option hours in support of the Target Tracking and Control System (TTCS), Target Interface Control Units (TICU) and associated ancillary equipment. Under the modification for additional option hours, Micro Systems may be issued option exercise modifications to provide engineering services to develop upgrades to the US Army TTCS, TICU, and associated ancillary equipment.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., San Diego, recently announced its Micro Systems Inc. subsidiary of its Advanced Drone and Targets Systems Division recently received a four-year Basic Ordering Agreement from the U.S. Navy valued at up to $29.6 million for unmanned aerial drone command and control systems and services. Kratos can be issued orders to provide engineering support and develop upgrades to unmanned aerial drone command and control electronics and related ground control stations over the next four years.
Science Applications International Corporation, McLean Virginia, is being awarded a $23,417,711 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) software engineering support to include engineering products related to C4I software applications and databases or database management systems for current and future C4I systems. Other awards include: Intelesis Technologies Corporation, San Diego, California, $22,090,612; Forward Slope Incorporated, San Diego, California, $21,228,567; General Dynamics Information Technology Incorporated, Fairfax Virginia, $19,914,712; Kratos Defense Engineering Solutions Incorporated, San Diego, California, $19,02
Kratos Technology and Training Solutions Incorporated, San Diego, California, is being awarded a potential $40,058,647 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple award contract to provide Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) support in the areas of test and evaluation, engineering, independent verification and validation engineering, software quality assurance, configuration management, and website maintenance in support of Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific's C4I programs and software support activity.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Incorporated announced recently that its Herley New England subsidiary has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $2.1 million by an International customer to provide a complex integrated microwave assembly (IMA) to be used in the CAPTOR Radar on the Typhoon Eurofighter. Typhoon Eurofighter is the aircraft of choice for air forces of six nations-Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, Austria and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The CAPTOR Radar is a multi-mode pulse Doppler Radar, which provides air-to-air and air-to-surface features.
Kratos Digital Fusion Solutions Incorporated, Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded approximately $23 million for research, development, modeling, and simulation capabilities for innovative and comprehensive research and development efforts in the highly coupled areas and intersections of modeling and simulation, computational fluid dynamics, aerodynamic heating and advanced weapons concepts. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Incorporated recently announced that it has received a U.S. Navy services contract to perform information technology, information assurance and cybersecurity services supporting the Pacific Region. The contract is valued at $8 million if all options are exercised. Kratos will provide a variety of technology services including customer/user service support; system operations support; information assurance and cybersecurity support; adoption and deployment of the web-centric development program; secure network administration and secure wireless systems support; and process improvement of knowledge management.
DTI Associates Incorporated has been awarded an $11 million the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division requirement for continuing and uninterrupted engineering support performed in support of Engagement Systems Department programs and activities. This contract will provide engineering support for critical and high-priority programs such as Precision Strike Package; Littoral Combat Ship; Electromagnetic Railgun Launcher; GunPACS; and Strategic Border Initiative.
Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc., has announced new contract awards for its flagship network management and situational awareness products, NeuralStar and dopplerVUE, from two unnamed U.S. national security and defense-focused agencies. NeuralStar is an enterprise-class information management solution that integrates data across distributed networks, and dopplerVUE is a network monitoring and management tool that brings enterprise-grade features to field and tactical networks of any size.
The Weapon Systems Solutions Division of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions Inc. has been awarded a five-year broad agency announcement contract by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center (AMRDEC) Weapons Development and Integration Directorate. Under the contract, valued at up to $25 million, Kratos will develop technologies for missile design, multispectral hardware-in-the-loop testing, simulation and sensors.