The Design Knowledge Company wins $24.9 million Award for Research

AIR FORCE

The Design Knowledge Co., Fairborn, Ohio, has been awarded a $24,900,000 single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (FA8650-18-D-1614) with cost-plus-fixed-fee task orders, for research and development. The Innovative Cyber/Infrastructure Threat Assessment Environment Mission Assurance program is for applied and advanced research to provide for the advancement of microelectronic components assurance and assessment, assurance test and verification methodologies, situation awareness for mission assurance, decision support for cybersecurity vulnerability assessments, advanced malware protections research for mission critical systems, and cyber threat situational awareness for insider threats. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and is expected to be complete by June 5, 2025.  This award is the result of a Small Business Innovation Research III request for proposals.  Fiscal 2017 and 2018 research and development funds in the amount of $2,741,133 are being obligated at time of award for the first task order (FA8650-18-F-1615).  Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, has been awarded a $9,266,186 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order, for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) C++ Conversion Phase II.  This delivery order effort will continue the conversion of the JASSM Extended Range (ER) missile operational flight program (MOFP) software baseline from the Ada computer language to C++, through a preliminary design review (PDR).  This PDR will include the MOFP and the integrated flight simulation software design. The contractor will provide support, source data and analysis, as required, to support the government in obtaining an authority to operate for the C++ version of the JASSM-ER weapon system.  This is a follow-on effort to C++ Phase I. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, and is expected to be complete by Aug. 31, 2019.  The award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.  Fiscal 2018 research and development funds in the amount of $4,012,337 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity (FA8682-18-F-1044).

Hana Industries Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii, has been awarded a maximum $4,900,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) modification (P00006) to an already existing contract (FA3002-15-D-0006) for an additional contract support location in Fort Worth, Texas, and an additional 12 months of Afghanistan student management support services. Work will be performed at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas; Moody Air Force Base, Georgia; and Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed by June 5, 2020. This award was the result of an 8(a) Native Hawaiian Organization sole-source acquisition. This modification involves foreign military sales. The total maximum amount of the IDIQ contract is now $7,200,000. The 338th Contracting Squadron, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, is the contracting activity.