Northrop Grumman to Receive Additional Award for LAIRCM- DoD Daily Contracts

Defense Contracts Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures

LAIRCM

A Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures system module is attached to the underside of a 507th Air Refueling Wing KC-135R Stratotanker. (U.S. Air Force photo/Tech. Sgt. Samantha Mathison)

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CONTRACTS VALUED AT $7 MILLION AND ABOVE

ARMY

Innovative Automation Technologies LLC,* Gainesville, Florida (W911QY-18-D-0191); Aerovironment Inc.,* Monrovia, California (W911QY-18-D-0192); Altavian Inc.,* Gainesville, Florida (W911QY-18-D-0193); GECO Inc.,* Mesa, Arizona (W911QY-18-D-0194); Strata-G Solutions Inc.,* Huntsville, Alabama (W911QY-18-D-0195); Blackbar Engineering LLC,* Tucson, Arizona (W911QY-18-D-0196); and EFW Inc., Fort Worth, Texas (W911QY-18-D-0197) will compete for each order of the $248,500,000 firm-fixed-price contract for long range reconnaissance surveillance and medium range mobile unmanned aircraft systems; a tactical open government-owned architecture controller; and spare and repair parts. Bids were solicited via the Internet with nine received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2023. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Leidos Inc., Reston, Virginia, was awarded a $210,000,000 hybrid (cost, cost-plus-fixed-fee, and firm-fixed-price) contract for the procurement of contracted services that provide all personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to perform synthetic environment terrain and model generation services. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of April 10, 2023. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity (W900KK-18-D-0020).

Nammo Pocal Inc., Scranton, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $92,959,523 firm-fixed-price contract for the supply of 60mm M702, 81mm M299, and 81mm M752A1 ignition cartridges. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of April 10, 2023. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-18-D-0034).

Polytechnique By Grucci Inc.,* Radford, Virginia, was awarded a $92,959,523 firm-fixed-price contract for the supply of 60mm M702 ignition cartridges. Bids were solicited via the Internet with three received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of April 10, 2023. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-18-D-0035).

Jacobs Field Services North America Inc., Oak Ridge, Tennessee, was awarded a $11,869,341 modification (0002 03) to contract W912WJ-15-D-0001 for environmental cleanup at New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site, New Bedford, Massachusetts. Work will be performed in New Bedford, Massachusetts, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2018. Fiscal 1999 Environmental Protection Agency funds in the amount of $11,869,341 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Concord, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

AIR FORCE

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, has been awarded a $209,703,172 modification (P00417) to previously awarded contract FA8625-12-C-6598 for Large Aircraft Infrared Counter Measures (LAIRCM) equipment and support. This modification provides for LAIRCM equipment and support in the calendar year 2018 base hardware buy, and brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $1,575,087,096. Work will be performed in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and is expected to be complete by April 30, 2020. This contract involves foreign military sales LAIRCM acquisitions to South Korea (3 percent). Fiscal 2016, 2017, and 2018 aircraft procurement; National Guard; Navy; and operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $209,703,172 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

NAVY

Harris Corp., Palm Bay, Florida, is being awarded $14,992,296 for modification P00004 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00421-17-C-0024) to exercise an option to procure 144 Lot 41 fiber channel network switch systems (FCNS-24) for the F/A-18E/F, EA-18G and E-2D aircraft in support of the Navy, and the governments of Australia and Kuwait. Work will be performed in Malabar, Florida, and is expected to be completed in February 2020. Fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy); research, development, test and evaluation (Navy); and Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $14,992,296 will be obligated at time of award, $210,328 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This option combines purchases for the Navy ($8,752,296; 60 percent); and the governments of Australia ($2,704,000; 20 percent) and Kuwait ($3,536,000; 20 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY

Systems Technology & Research, Woburn, Massachusetts, was awarded an $8,701,466 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a research project under the Harnessing Autonomy for Countering Cyberadversary Systems (HACCS) program. The HACCS program aims to develop technologies for accurately identifying malicious cyber-adversary infiltrated networks, generating reliable software exploits for large numbers of known (n-day) vulnerabilities, and creating effective autonomous software agents that can be inserted in the compromised networks via the n-day exploits to safely and reliably neutralize cyber-adversary software agents. Work will be performed in Woburn, Massachusetts; Portland, Oregon; and Columbus, Ohio, with an expected completion date of April 2022. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) funding in the amount of $125,000; and fiscal 2018 RDT&E funding in the amount of $500,000, are being obligated at time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition under an open broad agency announcement and 30 offers were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (HR001118C0063).

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, was awarded a $7,474,245 cost-reimbursement type contract for a research project under the Harnessing Autonomy for Countering Cyberadversary Systems (HACCS) program. The HACCS program aims to develop technologies for accurately identifying malicious cyber-adversary infiltrated networks, generating reliable software exploits for large numbers of known (n-day) vulnerabilities, and creating effective autonomous software agents that can be inserted in the compromised networks via the n-day exploits to safely and reliably neutralize cyber-adversary software agents. Work will be performed in Tempe, Arizona; Santa Barbara, California; Melbourne, Florida; and Scottsdale, Arizona, with an expected completion date of April 2022. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) funding in the amount of $93,000; and fiscal 2018 RDT&E funding in the amount of $400,000 are being obligated at the time of award. This contract was a competitive acquisition under an open broad agency announcement and 30 offers were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (HR001118C0060).

 

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