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July 15, 2016
 

Contract Briefs

U.S. Special Operations Command

 
Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, is being awarded a seven-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (H92222-16-D-0043) for the purchase of non-standard commercial vehicles in support of U.S. Special Operations Command.  This contract supports requirements for modified commercial off the shelf trucks and sport utility vehicles that retain the original equipment manufacturer’s profile while supporting the integration of armor, heavy-duty suspension and brakes, run flat tires/wheels, and communication equipment.  The estimated contract value is $170,000,000 with fiscal2016 procurement funds in the amount of $709,765 being obligated at time of award. This contract was awarded through full and open competition, and five proposals were received.  This contract will be funded at the delivery order level with procurement appropriation.  Delivery order 0001 will be issued using fiscal 2016 appropriations. The majority of work will be performed in Columbus, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by July 2023.  Special Operations Command, Tampa, Fla., is the contracting activity.
 
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Riviera Beach, Fla., is being awarded a $166,000,000, “C” type contract (H92222-16-C-0096), for the design, development, construction, test, production and sustainment of the dry combat submersible system in support of U.S. Special Operations Command.  This contract is necessary to fill a capability gap for surface launched dry submersibles which will be used in harsh maritime environments by leveraging commercial submersible technologies and international classing safety certification. The work will be performed in Riviera Beach, Fla.; and the United Kingdom, and is expected to have a period of performance of 66 months. This contract was awarded through full and open competition. Thirty-four companies received access to the solicitation which was posted on the Federal Business Opportunities website. Of the 34 companies receiving access to the solicitation, one offer was received. Fiscal 2016 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $26,845,792 are being obligated at time of award. This contract will be funded with fiscal 2016 through 2020 research, development, test and evaluation; fiscal 2018 and 2019 procurement; and fiscal 2019 through 2021 operations and maintenance funds. Special Operations Command, Tampa, Fla., is the contracting activity.
 

Army

 
Safran Optics 1 Inc., Bedford, N.H., was awarded a $304,522,367 firm-fixed-price, multi-year contract for Laser Target Locator Module II.  Bids were solicited via the Internet with five received, with an estimated completion date of July 11, 2015.  Funding and work location will be determined with each order. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen, Md., is the contracting activity (W91CRB-16-D-0018).
 

Navy

 
Out of the Fog Research LLC, Mountain View, Calif., is being awarded a $53,435,866 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide systems acquisition support, systems engineering, project management, basic research, development, evaluation and implementation of cryogenic radio frequency systems, and advanced cryogenic core digital and quantum memory technologies, exploiting superconducting quantum interference device, tactical signals intelligence systems, and other military platforms. This is one of two multiple award contracts. Both awardees will compete for task orders during the ordering period.  This three-year contract includes one two-year option period which, if exercised, would bring the potential value of this contract to $91,366,648. Work will be performed in San Diego (90 percent) and Mountain View (10 percent), Calif., and work is expected to be completed July 12, 2019.  If the options are exercised, work will continue through July 2021.  No funds will be obligated at the time of award, and no funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  Research, development, test and evaluation funding will be obligated as individual task orders are issued.  This contract was competitively procured via request for proposal N66001-16-R-0062 for total small business set-aside via publication on the Federal Business Opportunities website and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command e-Commerce Central website. Three proposals were received and two were selected for award.  Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N66001-16-D-0290).
 
Hypres Inc., Elmsford, N.Y., is being awarded a $40,387,367 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, multiple award contract to provide systems acquisition support, systems engineering, project management, basic research, development, evaluation and implementation of cryogenic radio frequency systems, and advanced cryogenic core digital and quantum memory technologies, exploiting superconducting quantum interference device, tactical signals intelligence systems, and other military platforms. This is one of two multiple award contracts. Both awardees will compete for task orders during the ordering period.  This three-year contract includes one two-year option period which, if exercised, would bring the potential value of this contract to $67,699,661.  Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., (90 percent); and New York, N.Y., (10 percent).  Work is expected to be completed July 12, 2019.  If the options are exercised, work will continue through July 2021.  No funds will be obligated at the time of award, and no funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  Research, development, test and evaluation funding will be obligated via task orders.  This contract was competitively procured via request for proposal N66001-16-R-0062 for total small business set-aside via publication on the Federal Business Opportunities website and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command e-Commerce Central web site.  Three proposals were received and two were selected for award. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N66001-16-D-0289).
 
Raytheon Co., Largo, Fla., is being awarded a $30,309,312 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-5231) for planar array antenna assemblies with radar absorbing material in support of the Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) transmission processing sets. CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force anti-air warfare capability by extracting and distributing sensor-derived information such that the superset of this data is available to all participating CEC units. CEC improves battle force effectiveness by improving overall situational awareness and by enabling longer range, cooperative, multiple, or layered engagement strategies. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (64 percent); and the government of Japan (36 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Largo, Fla., and is expected to be completed by February 2018.  Fiscal 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); fiscal 2016 other procurement (Navy); and foreign military sales funding in the amount of $30,309,312 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
 
Sodexo Management Inc., Gaithersburg, Md., is receiving $14,535,270 for modification P00070 under a previously awarded firm-fixed price, incentive and award fee provisions contract (M00027-11-C-0003).  This modification provides for the following changes being produced under the basic contract: 1) increases the number of meals served quantity by 1,750,000 from 12,650,000 to 14,400,000 at a rate of $7.56 for a total amount of $13,230,000; 2) increases the quantity of fruit support by 25,000 from 160,000 to 185,000 for a total amount of $12,250; 3) increases the quantity of estimated repair parts and materials by 200,000 from 500,000 to 700,000 for a total amount of $200,000;  4) create two new sub contract line item numbers (SubCLINs) — SubCLIN 5009AD (period one) and SubCLIN 5009AG (period two) — to capture the estimated pricing for cooking oil for mess halls at Cherry Point, N.C.; Bogue, N.C.; and Camp Lejeune, N.C., in the amount of $78,000 each; 5) increases the unit price of incentive award fee for period one for a total amount of $363,684 based on the above increases; and 6) increases the unit price of incentive award fee for period two for a total amount of $573,336 based on the above increases.  This modification increases the basic value of the contract to $640,458,710.  Work will be performed in Camp Lejeune, N.C., (50.15 percent); Parris Island, S.C., (33.44 percent); Quantico, Va., (6.87 percent); Cherry Point, N.C., (5.04 percent); Beaufort, S.C., (2.3 percent); Washington, D.C., (1.29 percent); Norfolk, Va., (0.78 percent); and Bogue, N.C.,(0.13 percent).  Work is expected to be completed by September 2016.  Fiscal 2016, 1105 subsistence-in-kind funds in the amount of $14,535,270 will be obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  Marine Corps Installation Command Headquarters, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity. 
 
DRS Laurel Technologies, Johnstown, Penn., is being awarded an $11,464,767 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-15-C-5228) for Cooperative Engagement Capability transmission processing sets and spares.  CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force anti-air warfare capability by extracting and distributing sensor-derived information such that the superset of this data is available to all participating CEC units.  CEC improves battle force effectiveness by improving overall situational awareness and by enabling longer range, cooperative, multiple, or layered engagement strategies. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (93 percent); and the government of Australia (7 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Largo, Florida, and is expected to be completed by January 2018. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Navy); fiscal 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); fiscal 2016 other procurement (Navy), and foreign military sales funding in the amount of $11,464,767 will be obligated at time of award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
 
CORRECTION:  The contract awarded June 29, 2016, to Boeing, Seattle, Wash., for $18,116,915, should have stated the contract number as  N00019-16-G-0001, not N00019-11-G-0001.




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