Sierra Nevada Corp., Centennial, Colorado, was awarded a $700,000,000 fixed-price-award-fee, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, time-and-materials and cost-reimbursement-no-fee contract (H92408-20-C-0004) in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for the development and procurement of Radio Frequency Countermeasure (RFCM) systems. The systems will be integrated onto AC-130J Ghostrider and MC-130J Commando II aircraft operated by Air Force Special Operations Command to help protect aircrews from air- and land-based enemy radar and missile systems. The contract includes RFCM system engineering services, logistics support and spare parts. Funds in the amount of $87,929,352 are being obligated at the time of award.
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Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, was awarded a $7,285,595 hybrid (cost, cost-plus-incentive-fee, and firm-fixed-price) contract for First Article Testing prototypes of a Medical Hands-Free Ultra-Wideband Broadcast device capable of meeting airworthiness. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work will be performed in Sparks, Nevada, with an estimated completion date of August 25, 2023. Fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $3,614,043 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911QY-18-C-0232).
Sierra Nevada Corp., Centennial, Colorado, has been awarded a ceiling $1,808,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract for potential procurement, sustainment, modifications, ferry, and related equipment for the A-29. Work will be performed at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia; and Kabul, Kandahar, and Mazari Sharif Air Bases, Afghanistan. Work is expected to be completed by December 31, 2024. This contract involves foreign military sales to Afghanistan. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. This contract is funded by appropriated Afghanistan Security Forces funds. Funds in the amount of $115,478 are being obligated at the time of award on delivery order 0001 for a site survey in Afghanistan.
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, was awarded a maximum $47,012,708 single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (H92401-18-D-0006) for Tactical Radio Application Extension (TRAX) and Android TRAX software sustainment and support, which includes software assurance, maintenance, integration, training, aircraft demonstrations, exercise support for the fielded systems and field service representative services in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM). Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $3,223,879 are being obligated at time of award of the first delivery order. The work will be performed primarily at the Sierra Nevada Corp.
As electronic warfare is re-emerging as a key battlefield function, the commercial sector is striving to offer advanced technologies. Land-based systems are needed to combat both ground and airborne adversarial threats, while airborne electronic warfare tools provide maneuverable tactics to marque aircraft.
The focus of Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC’s) dismounted electronic countermeasure system, known as Modi, has evolved from defeating radio-controlled improvised explosive devices (RCIEDs) to being a multi-function electronic warfare (EW) tool, explained Jerry Coburn, director, business development, SNC, during a recent interview with SIGNAL Magazine.
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, was awarded $12,503,726 for cost-plus-fixed-fee task order N0042118F2061 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00421-15-G-0001) for maturation of the AN/SPN-35D system design through critical design review; manufacture of five AN/SPN-35D Engineering Development Model (EDM) systems; land-based integration testing and shipboard testing; and development of the AN/SPN-35D system logistics support plans and documentation references.
Sierra Nevada Corp., Rancho, California, is being awarded a $30,995,905 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-09-D-0003) to extend the ordering period and exercise option year six for the procurement and support of the transmitting set, countermeasures AN/PLT-5, to support explosive ordnance disposal personnel. The AN/PLT-5 is a man-portable system that supports the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare program. Work will be performed in Rancho and is expected to be completed by March 2018.
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, has been awarded a $9,236,172 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract to support Tactical Systems Emulator (TSE) software, TSE System Integration Laboratory, TSE Continental United States Classroom Systems and the sustainment of these systems. Work will be performed at Beale Air Force Base (AFB), California; Ft. Bragg, North Carolina; Hurlburt AFB, Florida; and Cannon AFB, New Mexico, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2018. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. No funds are being obligated at the time of award.
Sierra Nevada Corp., Rancho, California, is being awarded a $29,463,750 modification to a previously awarded, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-09-D-0003) to extend the ordering period and exercise option year five for the procurement and support of the transmitting set, countermeasures AN/PLT-5 to support explosive ordnance disposal personnel. The AN/PLT-5 is a man-portable system in support of the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare program.
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, has been awarded a $9,516,004 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for enterprise engine software and hardware prototype system. Contractor will provide design and develop the technology and operational prototypes to satisfy the undersecretary of defense for intelligence goals of optimizing information sharing within the intelligence community (IC), and to enable decision making while maximizing IC capabilities to discover, access, retain, store, share, and exploit information.
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada is being awarded a maximum $10,500,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a four-year ordering period in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. The results of this contract will allow ground-based forces to digitally provide overhead aircraft with Personal Location Information and designate targets digitally to on-board aircraft computer systems allowing pilots to see where friendly forces are located on the aircraft Common Operating Picture as well as the GPS location of the target. U.S. SOCOM/Directorate of Procurement, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity (H92222-14-D-0023).
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev. was awarded a sole-source $46,500,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee multi-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for dismounted counter radio-controlled, improvised explosive device, electronic warfare spares and services to sustain the Thor III and Baldr CREW systems. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15QKN-14-D-0041).
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev. (M67854-14-D-2521) and Northrop Grumman Corp., Herndon, Va. (M67854-14-D-2522) are each being awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contract for the counter radio-controlled improvised explosive device (IED) electronic warfare Marine Expeditionary Unit Special Operation capable (CREW MEU (SOC), dismounted systems. The CREW MEU (SOC) program addresses an urgent and compelling need for a capability to counter the threat posed by IEDs.
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $8 million for services in support of the helicopter autonomous landing system. The Army Contracting Command, Fort Eustis, Va., is the contracting activity.
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev., is being awarded an $8,387,809 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for software and hardware architecture framework prototype development. The contracting activity is Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, N.Y.
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev., was awarded a $56,566,107 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of individual counter radio control improvised explosive device (IED) electronic warfare systems. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity.
Sierra Nevada Corporation, Sparks, Nevada, is being awarded a $45 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, and cost-no-fee contract to procure products and services in support of the Precision Strike Package Program. Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.