- UPDATING ... How Close will 'It Follows' be to 'Get Hard?'
- Huntington Celebrates Lifetimes of Making Magic
- McConaughey Tweets "Long Way from 1971..."
- Ginseng Harvest Returns as "Appalachian Outlaws"
- MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX Mar. 25, 2015
- OP-ED: Obama has wrong-footed Republicans in his war on ISIL
- OP-ED: Nonviolence is US - Nonviolent Activists Shape American Identity
- Huntington Heroin Deaths Hit 20
- OP-ED: China’s Yuan will rival US dollar globally
- OP-ED: Citizens Mobilize to Resist Undemocratic Corporate Water Grabs
MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Apr. 3, 2014
John J. Kirlin Special Projects LLC, Rockville, Md. (W91278-14-D-0030); United Excel Corp., Merriam, Kan.(W91278-14-D-0031), were awarded a $249,000,000 firm-fixed-price multi-year multiple-award task order contract to design and build Army medical facilities. Funding and work performance location will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is April 2, 2019. Bids were solicited via the Internet with 29 received. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile, Ala., is the contracting activity.
McCann World Group Inc., New York, N.Y., was awarded a $196,034,789 modification (P00012) to multi-year contract W9124D-11-D-0036 for a full range of professional marketing and advertising services in support of a nationwide advertising campaign for recruitment and retention programs throughout the Army. Funding and work performance location will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is April 6, 2015. Army Contracting Command, Fort Knox, Ky., is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Co., Ridley Park, Pa., was awarded an $18,962,520 modification (0307) to contract W58RGZ-04-G-0023 to integrate improved drive train development with the Block II system level engineering effort being conducted under the Block II Aircraft Component Improvement Program supporting the CH-47 aircraft. Fiscal 2014 research, development, testing, and evaluation funds in the amount of $18,962,520 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is May 29, 2015. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal., Ala., is the contracting activity.
L-3 Communications Aerospace LLC, Madison, Miss., was awarded an $18,086,317 modification (P00030) to contract W912NW-11-F-0102 to provide logistical, administrative, and base operations support to include data input and data gathering for the Corpus Christi Army Depot mission to overhaul, repair, modify, retrofit, test and modernize helicopters, engines and components for all services and foreign military customers. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $18,086,317 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Oct. 28, 2014. Army Contracting Command, Corpus Christi, Texas, is the contracting activity.
Kearfott Corp., Black Mountain, N.C. was awarded an $8,628,628 firm-fixed-price contract for the Actuator, Electro-Me for the Blackhawk weapons system. The minimum quantity is 120 and the maximum quantity is 1,440. Funding and work performance location will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is April 3, 2018. Two bids were solicited with one received. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-14-D-0073).
Contrack International Inc., McLean, Va., was awarded a $6,749,291 firm-fixed-price contract for constructing a power plant to power the Army prepositioned stocks-5 warehouses, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Fiscal 2010 military construction funds in the amount of $6,749,291 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Nov. 30, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet with thirteen received. Work will be performed in Kuwait. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Winchester Va., is the contracting activity (W912ER-14-C-0011).
BAE Systems Electronic Solutions, Nashua, N.H., is being awarded a $47,352,248 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity delivery order contract for the manufacture of the transmitter countermeasures T-1687A/ALE-70 (V) in support of the Joint Strike Fighter program. Work will be performed at Nashua, N.H., and work is expected to be completed by April 2017. Fiscal 2014 procurement of ammunition Navy and Marine Corps, and fiscal 2012 Air Force aircraft funding in the amount of $14,314,816 will be obligated at the time of award. The Air Force funds in the amount of $6,308,224 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(l). The NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity (N00104-14-D-K054).
DLT Solutions, Herndon, Va., is being awarded a potential $35,664,115 fixed-price blanket purchase agreement (BPA) under the Department of Navy (DoN) Enterprise Software Licensing initiative to provide Symantec brand-name software licenses and maintenance renewal for the Navy and Marine Corps. The resulting award will be subject to the DoN policy entitled, "Mandatory Use of Department of the Navy Enterprise Licensing Agreements." This one-year base award includes four, one-year option periods which, if exercised, would bring the potential value of this award to an estimated $322,034,113. Work will be performed in Herndon, Va., and the base period is expected to be completed April 2, 2015. This agreement will not obligate funds at the time of award. BPA calls or orders will be placed by requesting activities as needed during the ordering period. This agreement was competitively procured with a brand-name justification in accordance with FAR 8.405-6 via a limited source solicitation and publication on the General Services Administration eBuy website. Four quotations were received and one was selected for award. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N66001-14-A-0058).
General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded an $11,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to the previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-4308) to incrementally fund previously exercised options to provide non-nuclear submarine repair work on Groton-based submarines under the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI). Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat will provide NEMMI tasks in support of non-nuclear maintenance, modernization and repair of operational nuclear powered submarines, floating dry docks, support and service craft, and plant equipment assigned to the Naval Submarine Support Facility, New London, Conn. Work will be performed in New London, Conn., and is expected to be completed by September 2014. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy contract funds in the amount of $11,000,000 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Lone Star Aerospace,* Addison, Texas, is being awarded an $8,719,004 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N68936-12-D-0033) for additional predictive business and technical decision analysis services in support of Naval Air Systems Command and the Naval Aviation Enterprise. The services to be provided includes support of existing, in production data collection and data collection systems, as well as analysis, modeling and simulation including data collection and validation, requirement derivation and analysis, quantitative and qualitative analysis; modeling personnel and processes, decision and other modeling, business case and benefit/cost modeling, total ownership cost modeling, should cost/will cost, analysis of alternative modeling, performance modeling; scenario based simulations, "what if" simulations, gaming simulations, performance simulations, simulation delivery and reports, briefings and studies. This modification also provides for operational support, including implementation and planning support, spiral model evolution, training and sustaining support of deployed models; customer satisfaction measurement; other analysis including enterprise environmental scans and assessments, industry/ competitive analysis and assessments, red cell opportunity/capability analysis, revision of existing data and implementation planning and support. Work will be performed in Addison, Texas (80 percent); Patuxent River, Md. (10 percent); China Lake, Calif. (5 percent); and Point Mugu, Calif. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2015. No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Agilent Technologies, Inc., Englewood, Colo., has been awarded a maximum $9,607,650 firm-fixed-price contract for signal generators. This is a sole-source acquisition. This is a three-year base contract with no option periods. Location of performance is Colorado with an April 15, 2017 performance completion date. Using military service is Navy. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2014 through fiscal year 2017 Navy working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Mechanicsburg, Pa., (SPRMM1-14-A-ZZ11).
MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY
Raytheon Missile Systems Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $36,964,090 modification (P00021) to cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract. The modification increases the total contract value from $924,603,146 to $961,567,236. Under this modification, the contractor will perform Standard Missile-3 Block IB sustaining engineering support. The work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. The performance period is from April 3, 2014 through April 2, 2015. Fiscal 2014 defense wide procurement funds in the amount of $36,964,090 are being obligated on this award. The Missile Defense Agency, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity (HQ0276-13-C-0001).