DEFENSE CONTRACTS VALUED AT $7.5 MILLION AND ABOVE

ARMY

General Electric Co., Lynn, Massachusetts, was awarded a $1,128,042,359 firm-fixed-price contract for T700 series turbine engines. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of June 13, 2029. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-24-F-0334).

DRS Sustainment Systems Inc., Bridgeton, Missouri, was awarded a $49,194,148 modification (P00143) to contract W56HZV-16-C-0028 for Joint Assault Bridge systems. Work will be performed in West Plains, Missouri, with an estimated completion date of May 11, 2026. Fiscal 2024 weapons and tracked combat vehicle procurement, Army funds and Foreign Military Sales (Romania) funds in the amount of $49,194,148 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND

Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (H9240824D4343), with a ceiling of $293,000,000, with a $33,700,000 initial task order for sustainment, support, research, development, and supplemental objectives related to the Silent Knight radar systems in support of U.S. Special Operations Command Program Executive Office-Fixed Wing, Special Operations Forces Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics-KF. Fiscal 2024 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $977,000 are being obligated at time of award to the initial task order. The work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and is expected to be completed by June 14, 2030. This contract was awarded under authority 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1), only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements, as implemented by Federal Acquisitions Regulation 6.302-1. U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force, Florida, is the contracting agency.

MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

DeciBel Research Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a $40,588,656 extension to indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contract HQ0147-19-D-0003. The total value of this contract will increase from $172,576,570 to $213,165,226. No task orders are being issued at this time. The work will continue to be performed in Huntsville, Alabama. This was previously competitively awarded to provide continued support for the development and sustainment of Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) modeling and simulation truth and elements representations. This extension will allow for the uninterrupted execution of MDA’s Integrated Master Test Plan that includes ground test events, flight test ¬†events, and warfighter training and combatant command exercise events. The government is awarding this extension with only one source under the authority of 10 U.S. Code 3204(a)(1) and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 6.302-1. The ordering period end date is extended from June 13, 2024, to Dec. 13, 2027, and incorporates five options: two 12-month options and three six-month option (six-month option via FAR 52.217-8 if necessary). The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

AIR FORCE

L3 Harris Technologies Inc., Melbourne, Florida, was awarded a $27,027,639 fixed-price-incentive-fee contract for space systems engineering. This contract provides the production of counter communication systems for the Space Systems Command portfolio of ground-based electronic warfare. Work will be performed at Palm Bay, Florida, and is expected to be completed by June 23, 2027. Fiscal 2024 procurement funds in the amount of $20,985,270 are being obligated at the time of award. Space System Command, Space Superiority Systems Directorate, Contracting Division, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity (FA8819-22-C-0001).

Two Six Labs LLC, doing business as Two Six Technologies, Arlington, Virginia, has been awarded a $10,143,881 contract modification (P00016) to previously awarded contract FA8307-22-C-0022 to extend services for four months. The contract modification provides research, design, development, and delivery of cyber operations software releases for the Joint Cyber Command program management office in support of Joint Cyber Command and Control program management office requirements and other entities like the Joint Cyber Warfighting Architecture and its governance process. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $62,157,447. Work will be performed at Arlington, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2024. Fiscal 2024 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $10,143,881 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle management Center, Joint Base San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, is the contracting activity. (Awarded June 10, 2024)

Titan Robotics Inc., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $7,500,000 firm-fixed-price definitive type contract for the purchase of a Phase III Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program for Titan to perform a cost benefit analysis to determine the appropriate number of booths to upgrade with automation in Building 142 given the assessed state of existing booths, determination of if replacement or modification of existing booths is appropriate and what standard Titan control features are to be include in the system with input from the government technical point of contact. This contract provides for the Blast Booth Robot system, delivery, all listed accessories, installation, all building modifications, construction debris disposal (e.g., concrete, dirt, and scrap), testing and verification, training, familiarization, support, and warranty for the system to Commodities Maintenance Group, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia. Work will be performed at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be completed by May 11, 2026. This contract was the result of a Phase III SBIR sole source acquisition. Fiscal 2024 Capital Investment Program funds in the amount of $7,500,000 are being obligated at time of award. The Air Force Sustainment Center, Robins AFB, Georgia, is the contracting activity (FA8571-24-C-0013). (Awarded June 10, 2024)

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Artcraft Optical,* Rochester, New York, has been awarded a maximum $18,000,000 fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for optical frames. This was a competitive acquisition with two responses received. This is a three-year base contract with two one-year option periods. The ordering period end date is June 26, 2027. Other contracts are expected to be awarded under this solicitation (SPE2DE-24-R-0001), and awardees will compete for a portion of the maximum dollar value. Using customers are Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2024 through 2027 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE2DE-24-D-0023).

DEFENSE FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING SERVICE

CACI Inc. – Federal, Chantilly, Virginia, is being awarded a labor-hour contract option (P00016) with a maximum value of $13,962,649 for comptroller mission systems support for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller). This modification exercises Option Year Four with a period of performance of June 16, 2024, through June 15, 2025. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $66,213,149 from $52,250,500. Work will be performed in Chantilly, Virginia, with an expected completion date of June 15, 2025. Fiscal 2024 Office of the Undersecretary of Defense (Comptroller) defense-wide operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $13,962,649 are being obligated at the time of the award. The Defense Finance and Accounting Service, Contract Services Directorate, Columbus, Ohio, is the contracting activity (HQ0423-20-F-0099).

NAVY

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Moorestown, New Jersey, is awarded a $12,483,446 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-19-C-5602 to exercise options for Frigate combat system ship integration and testing. Work will be performed in Moorestown, New Jersey, and is expected to be completed by June 11, 2025.  Fiscal 2021 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $994,180 (34%); fiscal 2020 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $974,070 (33%); fiscal 2023 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $744,186 (25%); and fiscal 2022 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $249,758 (8%), will be obligated at time of award and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

*Small business

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Jillian Hamilton has worked in a variety of Program Management roles for multiple Federal Government contractors. She has helped manage projects in training and IT. She received her Bachelors degree in Business with an emphasis in Marketing from Penn State University and her MBA from the University of Phoenix.