Systems Engineering

February 2, 2021

Technica Corp., Sterling, Virginia, has been awarded a $22,040,950 cost-plus-fixed-fee task order (FA8307-19-F-0098) for weapon system engineering and maintenance services to include incremental software version development and installation, security patch installations, preventative maintenance, trouble shooting and responsive Tier 1, 2 and 3 support for the Cyberspace Vulnerability Assessment/Hunter weapon system.  Work will be performed in Sterling, Virginia, and is expected to be completed August 14, 2025. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and seven offers were received.

October 1, 2020
By Joseph Mitola III
Senior Airman Daniel M. Davis, USAF, 9th Communications Squadron information system security officer, looks at a computer in the cybersecurity office on Beale Air Force Base. Cybersecurity airmen must manage more than 1,100 controls to maintain the risk management framework. Credit: U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Jason W. Cochran

Users need to transition all networked computing from the commercial central processing unit addiction to pure dataflow for architecturally safe voting machines, online banking, websites, electric power grids, tactical radios and nuclear bombs. Systems engineering pure dataflow into communications and electronic systems can protect them. The solutions to this challenge are in the users’ hands but are slipping through their fingers. Instead, they should grab the opportunity to zeroize network attack surfaces.

May 20, 2020

ManTech SRS Technologies Inc., Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded a $20,916,894 cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price modification (P00056) to contract FA8811-10-C-0002 for systems engineering and integration services. Work will be performed at Los Angeles Air Force Base, California; Vandenberg AFB, California; and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Work is expected to be completed September 22, 2020. Fiscal year 2020 procurement funds in the amount of $17,673,379; FY 2020 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $1,503,797; and FY 2020 research development test and evaluation funds in the amount of $729,723 are being obligated at the time of award. Total cumulative face value of the contract modification and option

December 18, 2019

Lockheed Martin, Manassas, Virginia, is awarded a $27,681,322 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-only modification to previously-awarded contract N00024-19-C-6400 to exercise options for systems engineering and integration on Navy submarines. This option exercise is for engineering and technical services and includes all material travel, subsistence and incidental material in support of those services. Work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia (68%); Groton, Connecticut (10%); Waterford, Connecticut (10%); Middletown, Rhode Island (7%); and Newport, Rhode Island (5%), and is expected to be completed by December 2020.

September 18, 2019

Bowhead Mission Solutions LLC,* Springfield, Virginia, was awarded a $33,659,910 modification (KX04) to contract W15P7T-12-D-E010 for software and systems engineering services. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of September 15, 2024. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity. *Small Business


The Aerospace Corp., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $1,084,529,525 modification (P00017) to previously awarded contract FA8802-19-C-0001 for systems engineering and integration support for the National Space Community. This contract modification provides for the exercise of Option Year One for fiscal 2020 services being procured under the multiple year contract. Work will be performed at El Segundo, California, and is expected to be completed by September 30, 2020. Total cumulative face value of the contract is $2,158,348,065. Fiscal 2020 research and development funds are being used and no funds are being obligated at the time of the award.

February 14, 2019

Solers Inc., Arlington, Virginia, was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract for Systems Engineering, Technology, and Innovation. This was a competitive solicitation for a multiple-award ID/IQ contract, with an unrestricted pool and a pool set-aside for small businesses. The original awards for the unrestricted pool were initially made in June 2018. Four post-award protests were submitted to the Government Accountability Office (GAO). Following the GAO decisions, issued in October 2018, the agency took corrective action that resulted in the decision to award a contract to Solers Inc. The face value of this action is a ceiling amount of $7,500,000,000.

August 6, 2018

SAIC, Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $23,514,100 modification (0001 04) to contract W31P4Q-18-A-0011 for the performance of system improvement and design optimization systems engineering and live-virtual modeling and analysis to Entry Control Point and associated force protection systems. Work will be performed in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama; Bagram Airfield and Kandahar, Afghanistan; Quayyarah Airfield West, Iraq; Camp Arifjan, Kuwait; Syria and Jordan, with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2019. Fiscal year 2018 operations and maintenance Army funds in the amount of $23,514,100 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.


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.

July 25, 2012
By George Seffers

Systems Engineering Associates Corporation, Middletown, Rhode Island, is being awarded a $29,402,044 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide lab support services, fabrication, repair, installation and maintenance services in support of submarine imaging, electronic warfare, communication, antenna, and special project programs. Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport, Rhode Island, is the contracting activity.