Small Business

March 27, 2018

Bionetics Corp.,* Heath, Ohio; LC Engineers Inc.,* Rahway, New Jersey; New Directions Technologies Inc.,* Ridgecrest, California; and ZYCI LLC.,* Atlanta, Georgia, are each being awarded an estimated $20,000,000 firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The awards provide for the procurement of commercially available types of electronic, mechanical, and fabricated components and systems, as well as chemical and energetic materials and components, including the assembly and finishing of these components and systems in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California. The estimated aggregate ceiling for all contracts is $20,000,000, with the companies having an opportunity to compete

March 27, 2018

Atmospheric Science Technology LLC,* Norman, Oklahoma, is being awarded a $7,096,760 firm-fixed-price contract to provide weather observing and forecasting services as required by the Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command.  The contract will include a 12-month base period which includes a contingency option valued at $17,838, four one-year options, and an option for an additional six-month period, with a total value, inclusive of all options, of $39,256.700. Work will be performed in Whidbey Island, Washington (6.37 percent); Virginia Beach, Virginia (5.96 percent); Norfolk, Virginia (5.95 percent); Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (5.73 percent); Jacksonville, Florida (5.62 percent); North Island, California (4.84 percent); Point Mugu, Califor

March 26, 2018

The Navy has awarded a contract to three small businesses, Middletown, Rhode Island-based Rite-Solutions; eScience & Technology Solutions, Inc. of North Charleston, South Carolina; and Ideamatics, Inc. of McLean, Virginia, to support DOD and Navy business applications and information technology (IT) systems under the Rapid Product Development and Sustainment (RaPDS) contracat vehicle. Under the indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) award from the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Sea Warrior Program Office (PMW 240), the companies will provide support to the Navy Fleet as well as DOD and Navy Business System applications ranging from workforce development to administration and criminal justice.

By Beverly Cooper
The DHS has a multitude of components and missions that pull together to protect the nation.

Small business contracts and opportunities within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) encompass all facets of the agency’s mission, from preventing terrorism to providing border security, managing immigration, ensuring cybersecurity and providing disaster relief. In the last fiscal year, small businesses—in the role of prime contractors—received 47 percent of all strategically sourced contracts for products and services supporting the agency, explains Carla Thomas, DHS industry liaison.

March 13, 2018

Under a three-year task order from the General Services Administration OASIS Small Business Pool 1 contract, Arlington, Virginia-based Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC (ACT I)* will provide training exercise support to the headquarters of the Eighth Air Force (HQ 8 AF) with Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) exercise program support. ACT I will provide for the planning, scheduling, tasking, and monitoring participation of HQ 8 AF in command post and field training exercises; and developing HQ 8 AF exercise and joint exercise training objectives.

March 13, 2018

Tribalco LLC,* Bethesda, Maryland, has been awarded a $7,676,567 modification to an existing contract for support and services to manage the complete life-cycle of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers radio communications mission. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 12, 2019. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity. *Small business

March 13, 2018

August Schell Enterprises,* Rockville, Maryland, is being awarded a $41,210,000 five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the establishment of a strategic sourcing vehicle for the procurement of Axway software licenses and associated maintenance under the Department of the Navy (DON) Enterprise Software Licensing program. Ordering will be available to all DON agencies.

March 13, 2018

Applied Technology Inc.,* King George, Virginia, is being awarded a combined cumulative $48,500,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award contract for the scientific, engineering, and programmatic research and development services for the Signature Technology Office. The work will be performed at the Naval Research Laboratory Washington, District of Columbia (90 percent); and King George, Virginia (10 percent), and work is expected to be completed March 4, 2023. Fiscal 2018 working capital funds (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,500 will be obligated as the initial task order and will satisfy the minimum guarantee requirement.

March 12, 2018

The Government Services Administration (GSA) has awarded a contract to IPT Associates, a service disabled veteran-owned small business. Under the Veterans Technology Services 2 (VETS 2) Government-wide Acquisition Contract (GWAC), the company will provide a broad range of information technology (IT) services, including cloud migration, cybersecurity, and emerging technologies. VETS 2 is the only GWAC to be set-aside exclusively for service-disabled, veteran-owned small businesses, and is a multiple award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract with a $5 billion ceiling over 10 years.

March 6, 2018

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded a $49 million contract to Reston, Virginia-based Brillient Corp.* to provide professional and technical services. The contract is a single award Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA) with a five-year performance period (including options). "As FDA undertakes new scientific and consumer safety initiatives, the Brillient team will provide expertise in the areas of program evaluation, policy development, strategic communications, budget/financial management, as well as overarching program and project management support," the company said. *Small business

March 6, 2018

Datum Software Inc.,* Johns Creek, Georgia; Diligent Consulting Inc.,* San Antonio, Texas; Diversified Technical Services Inc.,* San Antonio, Texas; Excellus Solutions LLC, McLean, Virginia; Segue Technologies Inc.,* Arlington, Virginia; and SI Systems Technologies,* Folsom, California, have been awarded a combined, not-to-exceed $400,000,000 modification to increase the ceiling amount on their previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. These modifications provides contracting offices with a primary source for NetCentric application services such as sustainment, migration, integration, training, help-desk support, testing and operation support. Work will be performed at various locations in the United States and

February 28, 2018

Dayton, Ohio-based Evanhoe & Associates, Inc.* reported recently that GSA awarded the company a contract under GSA's Alliant 2 small business government-wide acquisition vehicle. The company will provide ​information technology (IT) services to the federal government, including common IT needs as well as new or emerging IT services. The Alliant 2 contract is a multiple award, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ) vehicle that provides information technology solutions through performance of a broad range of services which may include the integration of various technologies critical to the services being acquired. The vehicle has a five-year base period with one, five-year option period and a $15 billion ceiling.

February 23, 2018

Nexagen Networks Inc.,* Marlboro, New Jersey, is being awarded an $11,390,168 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N66001-15-D-0083) to provide engineering support services for information assurance and security engineering-related services to the Department of Defense and Department of Homeland Security. The exercise of this two-year option period to the three-year base contract brings the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $27,305,949.

February 23, 2018

VSolvit LLC,* Ventura, California, is being awarded a $17,834,753 firm-fixed-price modification to increase the maximum dollar value of an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for information technology enterprise business systems support at Naval Facilities Information Technology Center, Naval Base Ventura County. After award of this modification, the total cumulative contract value will be $83,756,261. Work will be performed in Port Hueneme, California (45 percent); San Diego, California (45 percent); and Yokosuka, Japan (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2019.

February 23, 2018

Wakelight Technologies Inc.,* Honolulu, Hawaii, was awarded $9,628,561 for firm-fixed-price task order N3225318F3000 under previously awarded contract N00178-14-D-8039 for information technology and cybersecurity services for Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard. This contract will provide the government with information technology and cybersecurity capabilities that enhance the effectiveness, efficiency, productivity, and compliance to Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, and Department of Energy regulatory requirements and the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility systems.

February 22, 2018

Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC (ACT I)* was awarded over $15 million across 10 task order awards under its GSA OASIS Small Business Pool 1 contract. The company will provide support to the Defense Health Agency (DHA) and the Air Force Medical Operations Agency (AFMOA), including program management, senior acquisition and financial support, healthcare quality improvement, surgical quality review, and patient advocate training.

February 13, 2018

Tekla Research Inc.,* Dumfries, Virginia, is being awarded a $64,073,829 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for approximately 835,200 hours of systems specialty engineering and technical services in support of the Naval Air Systems Command’s Systems Engineering Department (AIR-4.1).

February 8, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded a $300 million blanket purchase agreement to Reston, Virginia-based Octo Consulting Group.* Under the contract, Octo will support the development of the FDA's Drug Resource Management System. According to the company, Octo will provide advanced data analytics to help improve the FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research's (CDER's) regulatory, surveillance, compliance, enforcement and oversight capabilities, as well as meeting the requirements of the 21st Century Cure Act. *Small business.

February 5, 2018

Under a $60 million contract, Advanced Concepts and Technologies International, LLC* (ACT I), Arlington, Virginia, will provide Enterprise Program Management Office (ePMO) support to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Customs and Border Patrol's (CBP's) Office of Information Technology (OIT). Specifically, ACT I will provide support to seven OIT program directorates across finance, acquisition, wireless systems support, asset management, investment management, executive administration, logistics, human resources, project management, program management, and surge support.

January 29, 2018

Decisive Analytics Corp.,* Arlington, Virginia, is being awarded a $59,463,490 competitive cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for advisory and assistance services for cybersecurity compliance and risk management in support of technical, engineering, advisory and management support. The contract covers improved independent verification and validation analysis and reporting of the Ballistic Missile Defense System and Enterprise cybersecurity controls, and will expand information cybersecurity knowledge improving the system architecture, system life cycles, and authorization decisions for the Missile Defense Agency. The work will be performed in Colorado Springs, Colorado; and Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of April 2023.