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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Apr. 29, 2014
DynCorp International LLC, McLean, Va., was awarded a $49,898,634 modification (P00034) to cost-plus-fixed-fee contract W91CRB-11-C-0053 for mentoring and training in support of the Afghanistan Ministry of Interior and Afghanistan National Police. Work will be performed in Afghanistan with an expected completion date of Dec. 31, 2014. Fiscal 2013 other funds in the amount of $24,949,317 are being oblicated at award. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting agency.
PAT GD Joint Venture LLC.,* Rochester Hills, Mich. was awarded a $24,400,000 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales contract for piers and dredging, Umm Nasr, Iraq to include the design and construction of an approximately 165meter floating pier for use by the Iraqi Navy and dredging of the adjacent harbor and navigational channel. The contractor also must ensure the harbor and navigational channel remain dredged to the required depth for one year following the initial dredging. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $24,400,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Nov. 6, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Internet with eight received. Work will be performed in Uum Qasr, Iraq. Army Corps of Engineers, Winchester, Va. is the contracting activity (W912ER-14-C-0013).
Dynamic Aviation Group Inc., Bridgewater, Va., was awarded a $22,359,136 firm-fixed-price contract for continued operations, sustainment, and integration of three communications electronic attack with surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft, currently deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Army funds in the amount of $5,919,114 are being obligated at award. Work will be performed in Bridgewater, Va. (20 percent) and Afghanistan (80 percent), with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2015. One bid was solicited and one received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal (Aviation), Redstone, Ala., is the contracting agency (W58RGZ-14-C-0037).
Oshkosh Corp., Oshkosh, Wis., was awarded an $8,583,960 modification (000730) to firm-fixed-price contract W56HZV-09-D-0159 for 39 each family of medium tactical vehicles and applicable federal retail excise tax in support of the U.S. Army in the continental U.S. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wis., with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2015. Fiscal 2013 other funds in the amount of $394,077 and fiscal 2012 funds in the amount of $8,189,883 are being obligated at award. The U.S. Army Contracting Command-Tank and Automotive (Warren), Warren, Mich., is the contracting agency.
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Charlottesville, Va., is being awarded an $88,153,800 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price supply contract with a contract line item for cost-plus-fixed-fee engineering and technical services to acquire integrated bridge systems and steering/ship control systems, related hardware and associated services. The systems are comprised of chart servers, network interface boxes, flat panel displays, radar systems, navigation software, ship control software, global positioning systems, weather sensors, depth sensors, speed sensors, digital compass systems, ship control display systems and sonar systems. These items represent a modernization upgrade from existing systems currently in use. In addition, Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., will be required to provide services associated with the analysis, repair, improvement, installation, testing and operational training of fleet personnel on this equipment. Work will be conducted at various ship homeports inside and outside the United States and on deployed vessels, and will completed by April 2019. Fiscal 2014 other procurement, Navy contract funds in the estimated amount of $100,000 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured under the authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) - only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Ship System Engineering Station, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N65540-14-D-0002).
Sikorsky Aerospace Maintenance, Stratford, Conn., is being awarded a $7,927,579 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-C-0024) to exercise an option for organizational, selected intermediate, and limited depot-level maintenance for aircraft operated by adversary squadrons. Work will be performed at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Key West, Fla. (40 percent); NAS Fallon, Nev. (30 percent); and the Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma, Ariz. (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2014. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy Reserve funds in the amount of $7,927,579 are being obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
Mirador Enterprises Inc., El Paso, Texas, has been awarded a $45,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Holloman Air Force Base Simplified Acquisition of Base Engineering Requirements program. Task orders will be issued for a broad range of maintenance, repair, minor construction/alteration and renovation work on real property at Holloman AFB, N.M., and federal real property within 60 mile radius of Holloman post office. Work will be performed at Holloman, N.M., and is expected to be completed by April 22, 2019. The award is the result of a competitive 8(a) acquisition. An unlimited number of offers were solicited through Federal Business Opportunities and 19 offers were received. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $2,000 for task order 0001 are being obligated at time of award. 49 Contracting Squadron, Holloman AFB, N.M., is the contracting activity (FA4801-14-D-0007).
WASHINGTON HEADQUARTERS SERVICES
SRA International Inc., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a $7,349,801 firm-fixed-price contract to provide IT network support services for the Pentagon Force Protection Agency. Work will be performed in Alexandria, Va., and Arlington, Va., with an expected completion date of Feb. 28, 2015. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $7,349,801 are being obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was a sole-source procurement. Washington Headquarters Services, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity. (HQ0034-14-F-0104)