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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Jan. 17, 2013
Aliron International Inc.*, Bethesda, Md. (N62645-13-D-5010); The Arora Group Inc.*, Gaithersburg, Md., (N62645-13-D-5011); Chesapeake Government Health Services*, Vienna, Va., (N62645-13-D-5012); InGenesis STGi Partners L.L.C.*, San Antonio, Texas, (N62645-13-D-5013); and PhyAmerica Government Services Inc.*, Springfield, Va., (N62645-13-D-5014), are each being awarded a 60-month, firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award task order contract for various ancillary services. These services include, but are not limited to, physical therapist, medical technologist, pharmacy technician, and medical assistant. The aggregate not-to-exceed amount for these multiple award contracts combined is $99,875,777. These five companies will have the opportunity to bid on each individual task order. Minimum contract funding in the aggregate amount of $125,000 will be obligated at the time of award. Work will be performed at the Naval Medical Center San Diego, Calif., and any associated branch clinic located in San Diego County or San Bernardino County, Calif., under forthcoming competed task orders. Work performed under these contracts is expected to be completed Feb. 28, 2018. Contract funds in the amount of $125,000 will expire at the end of the fiscal year. Funding is predominantly from the Defense Health Program; however, other funding initiatives such as Psychological Health/Traumatic Brain Injury, Overseas Contingency Operations and Wounded, and injured may be used. These are all one-year funding types. These contracts were solicited via a multiple award electronic request for proposals as a 100 percent small business set-aside; 30 offers were received. The Naval Medical Logistics Command, Fort Detrick, Md., is the contracting activity.
Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $12,809,431 cost-plus fixed-fee modification to the previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2100) for continued procurement of Common Missile Compartment material, manufacturing and test. Electric Boat Corp., will be manufacturing and testing equipment to be used in the manufacture of the common missile compartment for the Ohio Replacement Program. Work will be performed in Steelton, Pa., (60 percent), and Spring Grove, Ill., (40 percent), and is scheduled to be completed by November 2015. Contract funds in the amount of $12,809,431 will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair, Groton, Conn., is the contracting activity.
Global Response Services L.L.C., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $6,598,651 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task order under a previously awarded multiple award contingency services contract (N62742-11-D-3513) for regional armed security guard services at Naval Support Activity Philadelphia; Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth; the USS Constitution, Boston; Lafayette River Complex, Norfolk; and Craney Island Fuel Terminal, Portsmouth. The work to be performed provides for but is not limited to, entry control point services identification checks, vehicle inspections, emergency closure procedures, roving guard services, perimeter patrol, interior patrol, building checks, crowd control, security screening, and traffic control. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Va., (50 percent); Philadelphia, Pa., (21 percent); Boston, Mass., (19 percent); and Norfolk, Va., (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by January 2014. Contract funds in the amount of $1,018,000 are obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Two proposals were received for this task order. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY
Microelectronics Advanced Research Corp., Durham, N.C., is being awarded a $13,477,331 other transaction (HR0011-13-3-0002). The goal of the Semiconductor Technology Advanced Research Network is to create/continue a nationwide network of multi-university research centers that will keep the Department of Defense and U.S. semiconductor and defense systems firms at the forefront of the global microelectronics revolution. These centers will be focused on discovering solutions to the intractable problems that are forecast to lie in the future of integrated circuit progress and to lay the foundations for microsystems innovations once the improvements associated with Moore's Law are exhausted. Work will be performed in Durham, N.C., (6.66 percent); Minneapolis, Minn., (14.37 percent); Notre Dame, Ind., (15.65 percent); Ann Arbor, Mich., (15.55 percent); Champaign, Ill., (15.66 percent); Los Angeles (17.63 percent), and Berkeley, Calif., (14.48 percent). The work is expected to be completed by Jan. 24, 2014. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.
Fort Mojave Services II L.L.C., Mohave Valley, Ariz., (FA4610-12-C-0004, P00024) is being awarded a $9,955,007 fixed-price-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimburement-no-fee contract modification for mission infrastructure support for the launch and test range system and western range operations. The location of the performance is Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. Work is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2014. The contracting activity is 30 CONS/LGCZ, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.