U.S. Special Operations Command

October 22, 2020
 

Rear Adm. Nicholas M. Homan, USN, has been assigned as director of intelligence, J-2, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

July 30, 2020
 

Brig. Gen. Joshua M. Rudd, USA, has been assigned as commander, Special Operations Command Pacific, U.S. Special Operations Command, Camp H. M. Smith, Hawaii.

July 20, 2020
 

Collins Aerospace Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $126,000,000 maximum indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursable contract (H92241-20-D-0002) in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for continued research, development, production and sustainment of the common avionics architecture system, avionics management system and cockpit management system used on Army special operations aircraft. Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $346,082 were obligated at the time of award. The majority of the work will be performed in Cedar Rapids. The contract is a non-competitive award and is in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302.1.

April 24, 2020
 

Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, was awarded an $88,000,000 modification on an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, and cost reimbursable contract (H92241-19-D-0009) in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for the Degraded Visual Environment Pilotage System. This modification raises the contract ceiling to $110,000,000. Fiscal 2019 procurement funds in the amount of $5,000,000 are being obligated at the time of award. The majority of the work will be performed in Sparks, Nevada. This contract is a non-competitive award and is in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302.1. USSOCOM Headquarters, Tampa, Florida, is the contracting activity.

January 2, 2020
 

Brig. Gen. Richard E. Angle, USA, has been assigned as deputy commander, Joint Special Operations Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

June 20, 2019
 

Brig. Gen. Otto K. Liller, USA, has been assigned as commander, Special Operations Command–Korea, U.S. Special Operations Command, Republic of Korea.

June 18, 2019
 

Brig. Gen. Anthony R. Hale, USA, has been assigned as director of intelligence, J-2, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

May 6, 2019
 

The General Services Administration (GSA), on behalf of the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM), issued a Request for Information on May 3 to determine the availability and technical capability of the industry to provide joint airborne intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (AISR)-related services. The anticipated North American Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) for this requirement is 517410 Satellite Telecommunications with the corresponding size standard of $32,500,000.00. 

November 8, 2018
 

Maj. Gen. Robert A. Karmazin, USAR, has been assigned as director, J-7/9, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

September 13, 2018
 

Maj. Gen. James C. Slife, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and assignment as vice commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

August 23, 2018
 

Brig. Gen. Antonio M. Fletcher, USA, has been assigned as commander, Special Operations Command South, U.S. Special Operations Command, Homestead Air Reserve Base, Florida.

August 23, 2018
 

Brig. Gen. Jonathan P. Braga, USA, has been assigned as commander, Special Operations Command Pacific, U.S. Special Operations Command, Camp Smith, Hawaii.

July 25, 2018
 

Capt. Joseph A. Diguardo Jr., USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy director of plans and policy for countering weapons of mass destruction, U.S. Special Operations Command, Tampa, Florida.

July 10, 2018
 

Maj. Gen. James B. Linder, USA, has been assigned as chief of staff, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

July 10, 2018
 

Maj. Gen. James B. Jarrard, USA, has been assigned as director of operations, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

September 26, 2017
 

Maj. Gen. Scott A. Howell, USAF, has been appointed to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned as vice commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

August 30, 2017
 

Jacobs Technologies of Tullahoma, Tennessee, has been awarded a $771,331,825 cost-plus-fixed-fee task order for enterprise operations and maintenance support services by Special Operations Forces Acquisitions, Technology, and Logistics (SITEC) in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM). The contract will be modified to increase the overall award to $778,644,534, an increase of $7,312,709. The work will be performed in various locations worldwide and is expected to be completed by March 31, 2023, if all options are exercised. The contract has been awarded through a fair opportunity competition under the General Services Administration (GSA) Alliant Large Business Government-wide Acquisition Contract.

August 30, 2017
 

Trellisware Technologies Incorporated of San Diego, California, is being awarded a $40,000,000, indefinite–delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Advanced Tactical Scalable Mobile Ad-hoc Network radio systems in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM), Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics Center.  The work will be performed in San Diego, California, and will have a five-year ordering period ending on August 20, 2022.  Fiscal year 2017 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $54,759 are being obligated at the time of the award for the first delivery order. The contract has been awarded as a result of a Small Business Innovation Research Program Phase III award.

July 25, 2017
 

Brig. Gen. Edwin J. Deedrick Jr., USA, has been assigned as assistant commander-support, Joint Special Operations Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina. 

May 28, 2017
 
Arcturus UAV, which produces the JUMP 20, has been awarded a $420 million mid-endurance unmanned aircraft system contract.

Arcturus UAV, Rohnert Park, California, is being awarded one of three indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts for a maximum of $475,000,000 for Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (MEUAS III) intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) services at multiple locations worldwide. Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $150,000 are being obligated at time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition and eight responsive proposals were received. The contract includes a 54-month period of performance, with four 12-month ordering periods followed by one six-month ordering period. Estimated completion date is June 2022.

June 28, 2017
 

AAI Corp., Hunt Valley, Maryland, is being awarded a maximum $30,000,000 modification for a non-competitive, single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for mid-endurance unmanned aircraft systems (MEUAS 2.0-B) intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services at multiple locations worldwide. This contract is being extended for a period of up to 12 months for a maximum not-to-exceed value of the contract to $105,000,000.

June 14, 2017
 
U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded a contract to Harris Corporation to purchase next-generation manpack radios.

Harris Corp., RF Communications, Rochester, New York, has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a $255,000,000 maximum ceiling value to provide the Special Operations Forces Tactical Communications Next Generation Manpack (STC NGMP) Radio system in support of U.S. Special Operations Command to conduct a Capital Equipment Replacement Program, replacing legacy manpack radios such as the AN/PRC-117F and AN/PRC-117G. The STC NGMP will provide Special Operations Forces teams with the ability to communicate utilizing a two-channel manpack radio.

June 9, 2017
 
AAI Corporation and Insitu will support U.S. Special Operations Command intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions with mid-endurance unmanned aircraft.

AAI Corp., Hunt Valley, Maryland, is being awarded a multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a $475,000,000  (H92222-17-D-0019), along with Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, (H92222-17-D-0011), maximum combined order ceiling for Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance services at multiple locations worldwide. This multiple award contract supports competition at the task order level.

June 2, 2017
 

Maj. Gen. Clayton M. Hutmacher, USA, has been assigned as director of operations, J-3, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

May 31, 2017
 

Maj. Gen. James C. Slife, USAF, has been assigned as chief of staff, Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

May 31, 2017
 

Maj. Gen. John M. Hicks, USAF, has been assigned as commander, Special Operations Command–Africa, U.S. Special Operations Command, Stuttgart, Germany.

February 27, 2017
 

Jacobs Technologies, Tullahoma, Tennessee (H92222-17-F-0069), is being awarded a $771,331,027, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order for enterprise operations and maintenance support services by the Special Operations Forces Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics office in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. The work will be performed in various locations worldwide and should be completed by March 31, 2022, if all options are exercised. This contract was awarded through a fair opportunity competition under the General Services Administration (GSA) Alliant Large Business Governmentwide Acquisition Contract.

February 24, 2017
 
U.S Special Operations Command has awarded Raytheon low-rate and full-rate production funds for the Silent Knight radar system, which will reduce the chance of detection for aircraft flying at low altitudes.

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, McKinney, Texas, was awarded an estimated $45.5 million modification for an existing indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee line items for low-rate initial production (LRIP) and full-rate production of the Silent Knight Radar system supporting U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). This action is an order for LRIP II radars. This modification increases the contract ceiling to $200 million. The work will be performed in McKinney and in Forest, Mississippi, and it is expected to be completed by June 2019.

October 18, 2016
 

Brig. Gen. Robert A. Karmazin, USAR, has been assigned as deputy commander (Individual Mobilization Augmentee), Mobilization and Reserve Affairs, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

September 8, 2016
 

Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Osterman, USMC, has been appointed to the rank of lieutenant general and assigned as deputy commander, U.S. Special Operations Command.

July 29, 2016
 

Brig. Gen. Kirk W. Smith, USAF, has been assigned as director, force management and development, Headquarters U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

July 29, 2016
 

Maj. Gen. Gregory J. Lengyel, USAF, has been assigned as deputy commanding general, Joint Special Operations Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

 

July 28, 2016
 

Rear Adm. Hugh W. Howard, USN, will be assigned as assistant commander, Joint Special Operations Command, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.  

May 27, 2016
 

Palantir Technologies Inc., Palo Alto, California (H92222-16-C-0078), is being awarded a $222,106,780 firm-fixed-price contract for All Source Information Fusion (ASIF) software licenses and the associated support services in support of U.S. Special Operations Command, Special Operation Forces Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. The work will be performed in locations inside and outside the continental United States. Fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance funding will be provided in the amount of $5,002,225 at the time of contract award. Additional funding will be added as it becomes available. The anticipated period of performance includes a base year and three option years.

April 27, 2016
 

Maj. Gen. Sean P. Swindell, USA, has been assigned as director, J-8 (Force Structure, Requirements, Resources and Strategic Assessments), U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

 

August 7, 2015
 

Maj. Gen. Darsie D. Rogers Jr., USA, has been assigned as special assistant to the commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

July 17, 2015
 

Brig. Gen. Robert P. Walters Jr., USA, has been assigned as director of intelligence, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

October 23, 2014
 

Command Sgt. Maj. William “Bill” Thetford, USA, has been assigned as the command senior enlisted leader for U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida.

June 3, 2014
 

Vice Adm. Sean A. Pybus, USN, has been nominated for assignment as deputy commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

 

Maj. Gen. Thomas J. Trask, USAF, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of lieutenant general and for assignment as vice commander, U.S. Special Operations Command, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.

 

Maj. Gen. Christopher K. Haas, USA, has been assigned as director, force management and development, U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

August 3, 2012
By George Seffers

Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $1,800,000 minimum, $45,889,155 maximum, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Common Avionics Architecture System component parts. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

April 13, 2012
By George Seffers

Harris Corporation, RF Communications Division, Rochester, New York, is being awarded a $400 million single-award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Capital Equipment Replacement Program of the legacy multiband, inter/intra team radios and the AN/PSC-5D multi-band, multi-mission radio with the AN/PRC-152(V) 5/6, AN/PRC-152A(V)1/2, and AN/PRC-117G (V) 3(C) in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting agency.

March 7, 2012
By George Seffers

AAI Corporation, Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded a three-year contract to provide intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance service in support of U.S. Special Operations Command with the Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft System II. The value of the contract was approved up to $600 million. AAI will provide the service with contractor-owned and contractor-operated equipment. U.S. Special Operations Command Headquarters Procurement Division, MacDill Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

March 18, 2011
By George Seffers

L3 STRATIS, Reston, Virginia, was awarded a nearly $85 million contract for Special Operations Forces Information Technology Enterprise Contracts distributed computing management services (DCMS) in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM). The contractor will assist the government in performing the daily operations necessary to facilitate U.S. SOCOM's ongoing ability to effectively and efficiently optimize delivery and performance of DCMS to sustain and maintain U.S. SOCOM's global enterprise information technology distributed computing environment. U.S. SOCOM is the contracting activity.

February 18, 2011
By Beverly Schaeffer

Maj. Gen. Joseph L. Votel, USA, has been nominated for appointment to lieutenant general and assignment as commander, Joint Special Operations Command/commander, Joint Special Operations Command Forward, U.S. Special Operations Command, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.