Small Business

June 18, 2018
 

The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) awarded its $7.5 billion Systems Engineering, Technology, and Innovation (SETI) contracts, unrestricted competition pool, to 14 large businesses. The procurement will help streamline critical engineering expertise to research, design, develop, integrate, and optimize Department of Defense (DOD) information technology capabilities, systems, and solutions, DISA reported.

June 10, 2018
 

Simulation Technologies Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $20,255,120 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Phase III Small Business Technology Transfer Research High Fidelity Obscurant Modeling for the Aviation, Missile, Research, Development, and Engineering Center. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of June 7, 2023. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-18-D-0039). * Small Business

June 11, 2018
 

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June 11, 2018
 

Aerospace Mass Properties Analysis Inc.,* North Wales, Pennsylvania, awarded a $9,135,797 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to design, develop, install and/or modify sensors and systems, as well as aircraft integration of ultra-fast switch systems sensors. It also includes the equipment used to develop, integrate, test and evaluate associated avionics systems/sub-systems that can utilize ultra-fast switch technology. The contractor will also provide and or design unique prototype software, sensor systems including prototype electro-optical, communication, and electronic attack systems, high accuracy gimbal support units, and advanced material development. These efforts are in support of Small Business Innovation Research Phase III research an

June 10, 2018
 

Aptima Inc.,* Woburn, Massachusetts, was awarded a $19,000,000 hybrid (cost, cost-plus-fixed-fee, and firm-fixed-price) contract for research to provide a means to enhance the Army Research Institute programs of research in the general area of Army personnel development and training. Bids were solicited via the Internet with 10 received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of June 7, 2023. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911NF-18-D-0003). *Small Business

June 5, 2018
By Robert K. Ackerman
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This is a revised version of an earlier article.

An acquisition vehicle sponsored by the General Services Administration (GSA) provides a repository of veteran-owned businesses that have been categorized as part of a best-in-class vehicle. Yet, despite having this ready-made group vetted for rapid contracting, few government agencies are tapping what on the surface should be an easy choice to meet best value needs efficiently.

May 23, 2018
 

Defense Systems and Solutions,* Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $2,560,000,000 hybrid (cost-plus-fixed-fee; cost-plus-incentive-fee; firm-fixed-price; and fixed-price-incentive) contract for technical support of the Aviation and Missile Research, Development, Engineering Center's Prototype Integration Facility. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of May 21, 2027. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

May 23, 2018
 

Griffon Aerospace Inc.,* Madison, Alabama; Kord Technologies Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama; Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services Inc., San Diego, California; and Trideum Corp.,* Huntsville, Alabama, will compete for each order of the $93,376,751 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Aerial Target Systems 2 research, development, test and evaluation. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of May 21, 2023. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

May 23, 2018
 

LEAD Technologies Inc., doing business as Medicor Imaging,* Charlotte, North Carolina, has been awarded a maximum $16,155,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for medical software and computer programming solutions. This is the 13th contract competitively awarded under the open solicitation. This was a competitive acquisition with 41 offers received. This is a five-year contract with no option periods. Locations of performance are North Carolina; and other areas located within and outside the continental U.S., with a May 21, 2023, performance completion date. Using customers are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies.

May 11, 2018
 

Black River Systems Co. Inc.,* Utica, New York, has been awarded a $9,312,874 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Software Defined Radio (SDR). This contract provides for further advancement of the Air Force Research Laboratory body of knowledge in the cyber domain through the research and development of innovative concepts and advancement in SDR state-of-the-art to sustain SIGINT related capabilities including real time collection, geolocation and signal exploitation. Work will be performed in Utica, New York, and is expected to be complete by May 9, 2022. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and two offers were received.

May 7, 2018
 

Edaptive Computing Inc.,* Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded a $24,900,000 ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Small Business Innovation Research Phase III contract for solutions for threat assessment, mitigation and prevention research and development. This contract provides for the ability to research, develop, deploy and transition innovative optimization, assurance and automation technologies, techniques and tools to assess, mitigate and prevent threats to our systems and processes.  Work will be performed in Dayton, Ohio, and is expected to be complete by May 1, 2025. Fiscal year 2017 and 2018 research and development funds in the amount of $175,000 are being obligated at the time of award.

May 3, 2018
 

Summit Technical Solutions LLC,* Colorado Springs, Colorado, was awarded a $45,000,000 hybrid (cost, cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price) contract to provide Department of Defense agencies with non-commercial integrated information technology solutions. Bids were solicited via the Internet with 14 received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of January 15, 2024. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W91260-18-D-0001).

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May 3, 2018
 

Massa Products Corp.,* Hingham, Massachusetts, is awarded an $8,458,419 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for transducers.

April 30, 2018
 

4D Tech Solutions* of Morgantown, West Virginia, was awarded a $25,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for personnel, management, supervision, materials, equipment, and tools in support of the Army Research Laboratory’s Sensors and Electronic Devices Directorate’s Advanced Prototyping and Experimentation Team. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of April 19, 2023. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911NF-18-D-0005).

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April 23, 2018
 

SilverBlock Systems Inc.,* Leonardtown, Maryland, is awarded a $7,584,576 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for applied research and integration efforts for electro-radiometric improved navigation to add new capabilities to radio frequency operations using geospatial hypotheses product line, to include laboratory, field testing, and integration. Work will be performed Leonardtown, Maryland (50 percent); and Rochester, New York (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2022.  Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $475,244 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured under a broad agency ann

April 12, 2018
 

Global InfoTek Inc.,* Reston, Virginia (FA8750-18-D-0003); Radiance Technologies Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama (FA8750-18-D-0005); Assured Information Security Inc.,* Rome, New York (FA8750-18-D-0001); CNF Technologies Corp.,* San Antonio, Texas (FA8750-18-D-0002); and Invictus International Consulting LLC,* Alexandria, Virginia (FA8750-18-D-0004), have been awarded a $950,000,000 shared ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Agile Cyber Technology 2.

April 16, 2018
 

Atlas Executive Consulting LLC,* Charleston, South Carolina, is being awarded a $76,032,204 single award, performance based, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for management and business analytical services to support the Business Intelligence Environment (BIE) at the Command, Competency, Department, Division and Integrated Product Team levels. Tasks will include performing advanced analysis of business and financial data, building and maintaining data universes, metrics, reports, assessments, data entry, document preparation, financial reviews, studies and surveys.

April 11, 2018
 

Innovative Automation Technologies LLC,* Gainesville, Florida (W911QY-18-D-0191); Aerovironment Inc.,* Monrovia, California (W911QY-18-D-0192); Altavian Inc.,* Gainesville, Florida (W911QY-18-D-0193); GECO Inc.,* Mesa, Arizona (W911QY-18-D-0194); Strata-G Solutions Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama (W911QY-18-D-0195); Blackbar Engineering LLC,* Tucson, Arizona (W911QY-18-D-0196); and EFW Inc., Fort Worth, Texas (W911QY-18-D-0197) will compete for each order of the $248,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract for long range reconnaissance surveillance and medium range mobile unmanned aircraft systems; a tactical open government-owned architecture controller; and spare and repair parts. Bids were solicited via the Internet with nine received.

April 9, 2018
 

Lumbee Tribe Enterprises,* Pembroke, North Carolina, is being awarded a not-to-exceed ceiling $22,000,000 five-year, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in support of the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate, Quantico, Virginia. Support services will include advisory and assistance, science and technology, and research and development. Work will be performed in Stafford, Virginia (50 percent); and Quantico, Virginia (50 percent), and the ordering period is expected to be completed by April 6, 2023. No funds will be obligated at the time of award.

March 29, 2018
 

Micro USA Inc.,* Poway, California, is being awarded a $56,452,690 indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract for Global Positioning System-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Service (GPNTS) hardware production units.  GPNTS is used to receive, process and distribute three dimensional position, velocity, acceleration, attitude, time and frequency in the formats required by shipboard user systems. Work will be performed in Poway and is expected to be completed by March 2023. Fiscal year 2017 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,535,162 will be placed on contract and obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via t

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