Sig Sauer was the biggest winner in the DoD in April, with a $4,500,000,000 firm-fixed-price award for the XM5 Next Generation Squad Weapon Rifle., replacing the legacy M4 carbine and M249 light machine gun. After considering competing prototypes from General Dynamics Ordnance and Textron Systems, the U.S. Army chose to go with Sig Sauer. And when it comes to awarding branch, the U.S. Army had the most awards, as well as, the highest total awarding amounts on the list, with the top contract amount and the most awards on the list.
Top 10 Biggest DoD Contracts for April 2022
Overall, April had lower awarding amounts than prior months this year – except for the large Army award to Sig Sauer. Without the large amounts going to COVID-19 relief and testing, DoD contract awards normalize to the highs in the $300 million range.
1. April 21 (Army, $4,500,000,000)
Sig Sauer Inc., Newington, New Hampshire, was awarded a $4,500,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the manufacture and delivery of the XM5 Next Generation Squad Weapon Rifle, the XM250 NGSW Automatic Rifle and the 6.8 Common Cartridge Family of Ammunition, as well as accessories, spares and contractor support. 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 18, 2032. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Newark, New Jersey, is the contracting activity (W15QKN-22-D-0008). (Awarded April 19, 2022)
2. April 13 (Army, $697,844,325)
Balfour Beatty Construction LLC, Falls Church, Virginia, was awarded a $697,844,325 fixed-price-award-fee contract for design and construction of East Campus Building #4 and a 1,186,000 square-foot parking structure at Fort Meade. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work will be performed at Fort Meade, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of April 13, 2026. Fiscal 2022 military construction, defense-wide funds in the amount of $83,201,443 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W912DR-22-C-0012).
3. April 28 (Army, $579,295,440)
DRS Network & Imaging Systems LLC, Melbourne, Florida, was awarded a $579,295,440 firm-fixed-price contract for the Family of Weapons Sights-Individual. Bids were solicited via the internet with four received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of April 27, 2027. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W91CRB-22-D-0008).
4. April 28 (Army, $500,219,123)
FLIR Systems Inc., North Billerica, Massachusetts, was awarded a $500,219,123 firm-fixed-price contract for the Family of Weapons Sights-Individual. Bids were solicited via the internet with four received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of April 27, 2027. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W91CRB-22-D-0009).
5. April 20 (Navy, $482,714,279)
Raytheon Co., Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is awarded a $482,714,279 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-only, and firm-fixed-price contract for DDG 1000 Class Combat System activation, sustainment and modernization support for Mission Systems and Total Ship Computing Environment infrastructure (TSCEi) hardware/equipment, in addition to non-recurring engineering services supporting combat system installation, integration, development, testing, correction, maintenance, and modernization of Zumwalt-class Mission Systems and Mission System equipment. This contract includes options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $1,675,745,280. Work will be performed in Tewksbury, Massachusetts (37%); Portsmouth, Rhode Island (37%); San Diego, California (22%); Nashua, New Hampshire (2%); Pascagoula, Mississippi (1%); and Fort Wayne, Indiana (1%), and is expected to be completed by April 2023. If all options are exercised, work will continue through April 2027. Fiscal 2022 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $5,100,000 (34%); fiscal 2022 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $4,000,000 (26%); fiscal 2022 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $3,209,388 (22%); fiscal 2022 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,610,000 (17%); and fiscal 2021 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $216,000 (1%) will be obligated at time of award, of which $3,425,388 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) — only one responsible source, and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-22-C-5522).
6. April 19 (Navy, $396,732,736)
Lockheed Martin Space, Titusville, Florida, is awarded a $396,732,736 fixed-price-incentive modification (P00011) to exercise options under a previously awarded contract (N0003021C0100) for Trident II (D5) missile production and deployed systems support. Work will be performed in Magna, Utah (33.7%); Denver, Colorado (11%); Titusville, Florida (8.1%); Sunnyvale, California (8.1%); Cape Canaveral, Florida (7.4%); Camden, Arkansas (5.7%); Kingsport, Tennessee (5.2%); Pittsfield, Massachusetts (3.8%); Kings Bay, Georgia (3%); Rockford, Illinois (2.3%); Biddeford, Maine (1.9%); Elkton, Maryland (1.7%); East Aurora, New York (1.5%); Inglewood, California (1.1%); and other various locations (less than 1.0% each, 5.5% total). Work is expected to be completed Sept. 30, 2026. Fiscal 2022 weapon procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $396,357,392; and fiscal 2021 weapon procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $375,344 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract is being awarded to the contractor on a sole source basis under 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1), and was previously synopsized on the Federal Business Opportunities website. Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
7. April 4 (Air Force, $365,000,000)
AAR Government Services Inc., Wood Dale, Illinois, has been awarded a $365,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for F-16 Systems Program Office Support at Hill Air Force Base, Utah. This contract provides for F-16 depot work and Service Life Extension Program overhauls. Work will be performed in Bydgoszcz, Poland; Droogdokkeneilan, Netherlands; and Clearfield, Utah, and is expected to be completed by March 30, 2033. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition. Fiscal 2021 procurement funds in the amount of $94,873 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hill AFB, Utah, is the contracting activity (FA8232-22-D-0007). (Awarded March 31, 2022)
8. April 29 (Army, $357,983,153)
The Lane Construction Corporation, Cheshire, Connecticut, was awarded a $357,983,153 firm-fixed-price contract for stormwater management systems, electrical distribution, telecommunications, water distribution and pump station, sanitary sewer and sewer lift stations, natural gas, landscaping, and transportation improvements. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida, with an estimated completion date of June 25, 2025. Fiscal 2019 and 2020 military construction, Air Force funds in the amount of $357,983,153 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W91278-22-C-0017).
9. April 25 (Defense Health Agency, $323,100,790)
United Concordia Companies Inc., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is awarded a sole source $323,100,790 contract extension to the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) contract (HT9402-16-D-0001). TDP offers worldwide coverage for dental services to all eligible family members of uniformed services, and to members of the Selected Reserve and Individual Ready Reserve who are not on orders, and their eligible family members. The TDP geographic area of coverage for the continental U.S. includes the 50 states; Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; Guam; and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Outside the continental U.S., the service area includes all other countries, island masses and territorial waters. The overall potential period of performance is May 1, 2022, to Oct. 31, 2024. Fiscal 2022 operation and maintenance funds are being obligated at the time of award. The Defense Health Agency Managed Care Contracting Division, Aurora, Colorado, is the contracting activity. (Awarded April 22, 2022)
10. April 29 (Missile Defense Agency, $304,909,664)
Lockheed Martin Corp. Missiles and Fire Control, Dallas, Texas, is being awarded a $304,909,664 modification (P00051) to a previously-awarded (HQ0147-17-C-0032) contract to exercise an option. The total value of this contract is increased from $7,834,700,609 to $8,139,604,003. Under this modification, the contractor will produce and deliver Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Interceptors and associated one-shot devices to support U.S. government requirements. The work will be performed in Dallas, Texas; Sunnyvale, California; Huntsville, Alabama; Camden, Arkansas; and Troy, Alabama, with an expected completion date of Dec. 1, 2027. Fiscal 2022 procurement funds in the amount of $304,909,664 are being obligated at time of award. The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.