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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Apr. 23, 2014
Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC, Defense Electronic Systems, Northridge, Calif., is being awarded an $83,399,073 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0162) for the full rate production Lot III of the advanced anti-radiation guided missile, to include conversion of 110 AGM-88B high-speed anti-radiation missiles to AGM-88E all-up-rounds and captive air training missiles, to include related supplies and services. Work will be performed in Northridge, Calif. (90 percent); Fusaro, Italy (8 percent); and Ridgecrest, Calif. (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2016. Fiscal 2014 weapons procurement, Navy contract funds in the amount of $83,399,073 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
CDW Government, Vernon Hills, Ill., is being awarded $22,982,965 for delivery order 0024, under a previously awarded requirements contract (M67854-12-D-4153) for a quantity of 19,073 general purpose laptops to support the next generation enterprise network computer refresh. Work will be performed in Whitsett, N.C., and is expected to be completed by March 30, 2015. Fiscal 2012 procurement Marine Corps funds in the amount of $11,621,020 and fiscal 2013 procurement Marine Corps funds in the amount of $11,361,945 will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds in the amount of $11,621, 020 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.
Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, is being awarded $15,000,000 modification under a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N62583-11-D-0515) to exercise the third option period for environmental services and technologies support at Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, Calif. The work to be performed provides for environmental services and technology support to satisfy overall operational objectives of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps installations and to other federal organizations world-wide. Support services include technology implementation, technical consultation, research and development, testing and evaluation, administrative support, range cleanup, sustainability and management, site operation and maintenance, climate change initiatives, green and sustainable remediation practices development, leadership in environmental and energy design support, and training. After award of this option, the total cumulative contract value will be $60,000,000. No task orders are being issued at this time. Work will be performed at various installations world-wide, and work for this option period is expected to be completed April 2015. No funds will be obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued using fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy; fiscal 2014 Navy working capital funds; and fiscal 2014 base realignment and closure funds. The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, Calif., is the contracting activity.
Raytheon Co., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $12,635,487 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-13-C-0128) to provide additional funding for developmental efforts in support of the Technology Development Phase of the Next Generation Jammer Program, which will replace the aging ALQ-99 Tactical Jamming System for integration on the EA-18G tactical aircraft. Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif. (63 percent); Dallas, Texas (21 percent); and Fort Wayne, Ind. (16 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2016. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation, Navy funds in the amount of $9,969,811 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum Heights, Md. was awarded a $40,691,060 firm-fixed-price multi-year contract to provide up to 94 systems of Small Tactical Radar - Lightweight (STARLite) Synthetic Aperture Radar/Ground Moving Target Indicator (SAR/GMTI) systems [a STARLite consists of one Aviation (A-Kit) and one B-Kit] for the U.S. Army. Fiscal 2013 other procurement, Army funds in the amount of $34,941,007 and fiscal 2014 other procurement, Army funds in the amount of $5,750,053 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is April 22, 2017. One bid was solicited and one received. Work will be performed in Linthicum Heights Md. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Md. is the contracting activity (W15P7T-14-C-C005).
Architura Corp.,* Indianapolis, Ind. (W91SMC-14-D-0001); Bailey Edward Design, Inc.,* Chicago, Ill. (W91SMC-14-D-0002); Integrated Design JV,* Taylor Springs, Ill (W91SMC-14-D-0003) were awarded a $10,000,000 firm-fixed-price, multi-year task order contract for the acquisition of architecture- engineering services (design and rehab) for the Illinois Air and Army National Guard. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is April 24, 2019. Bids were solicited via the Internet with thirty-three received. National Guard Bureau, Springfield, Ill. is the contracting activity.
Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., St. Louis, Mo. was awarded a $9,000,000 firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for architect/engineer services, and design for Army Reserve projects nationwide and military projects within the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division Boundaries. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is April 22, 2019. Bids were solicited via the Internet with thirty-two received. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville, Ky. is the contracting activity (W912QR-14-D-0009).
Overhaul Support Services, LLC, East Granby, Conn. was awarded a $7,469,306 firm-fixed-price contract for the Drag Brace Landing for the Blackhawk weapons system. The minimum quantity is 300 each and the maximum quantity is 1,224 each. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is April 23, 2019. Two bids were solicited with one received. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-14-D-0077).
URS Federal Technical Services Inc., Germantown, Md., has been awarded a $15,815,983 modification (P00056) for the exercise of option year four of a fixed-price-plus-award-fee contract (FA4890-10-C-0007) to continue to provide program support for Air Combat Command's Unmanned Aircraft System Operations Center Support currently, but not limited to, the MQ-1 Predator and MQ-9 Reaper, that provide warfighter long endurance, real time reconnaissance and surveillance, and precision attack against fixed and time critical targets. The contract modification is for the exercise of option year four services for the period of performance from July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. Work will be performed at Creech Air Force Base, Nev., Ellsworth AFB, S.D., Holloman AFB, N.M., and Whiteman AFB, Mo., and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2015. The modification is being incrementally funded, and the first three months of funding will be obligated via this modification in the amount of $3,617,882 with fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance funds. The contract includes eight percent foreign military sales for the United Kingdom. ACC AMIC/PKCC, Newport News, Va., is the contracting activity.
Thales Defense & Security Inc., Clarksburg, Md., has been awarded an $11,704,727 firm-fixed-price contract to deliver to the Saudi Arabia National Guard (SAG) equipment to implement an air traffic control system. It includes one cost-plus-fixed-fee line item for repair and return services. This system will provide precision approach services, airspace control services and navigational capabilities to support visual flight rules, special visual flight rules and instrument flight rules operational and mission requirements within the terminal area for fixed and rotary wing aircraft. This ATC system is for two SAG airbases, Khasam Al An and Dirab Air Bases, and work is expected to be completed by 2024. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition, one solicitation was issued and six offers were received. This is 100 percent foreign military sales for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/HBAK, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (FA8730-14-C-0004).