GovReporter April 30, 2018

The United States Air Force announced the following awards.

Harris Corp., Harris RF Communication, Rochester, New York, has been awarded a $130,000,000 indefinitely-delivery/indefinite-quantity for handheld video data link (HH-VDL) radios. This contract provides for the development, production, and sustainment of HH-VDL devices.  Work will be performed in Rochester, New York, and is expected to be complete by April 2023.  This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and three offers were received.  Fiscal 2017 research and development funds in the amount of $6,029,998 are being obligated at the time of award.  Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8629-18-D-5009).

Small Business Awards

Harris Corp., Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been awarded a $30,199,384 modification (P00836) to previously awarded contract F19628-02-C-0010 for Ballistic Missile Early Warning System and the Precision Acquisition Vehicle Entry Phased Array Warning System (PAVE PAWS) (BPP) sustainment support projects. This modification provides for maintenance of the sustainment posture of the BPP systems which includes weapons system management and engineering, systems engineering, hardware repairs/spares, licenses and subscriptions, ESP collection/analysis, and operational safety, suitability and effectiveness.   Work will take place in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and is expected to be complete by April 30, 2019.  This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $15,000,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity.

General Dynamics, Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Niceville, Florida, has been awarded a $23,307,129 firm-fixed-price low-rate initial production modification (P00009) to previously awarded contract FA8681-16-C-0002 for BLU-134/B improved lethality warhead. This modification provides for the exercise of an option for an initial quantity of BLU-134 warheads produced under the basic development contract. Work will be performed in Niceville, Florida, and is expected to be complete by Oct. 26, 2019. Fiscal 2018 procurement funds in the full amount are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

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The Boeing Co., Albuquerque, New Mexico, has been awarded a $12,353,134 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the acquisition of the geostationary imaging with a ground-based rotating sparse aperture array of telescopes.  This contract provides for the development and demonstration of a new ground-based space situational awareness platform for obtaining resolved images of geosynchronous satellites.  Work will be performed in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and is expected to be complete by April 23, 2021.  Fiscal 2017 research and development funds in the amount of $504,810 are being obligated at the time of award.  Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-18-C-9100).

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Palo Alto, California, has been awarded an $11,930,080 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of the Michelson Interferometric Station Telescope for Resolved Imaging system.  The contract provides for the design of a novel ground-based Interferometric direct imaging system in accordance with the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity defined metrics. Work will be performed in Palo Alto, California, and is expected to be complete by Jan. 31, 2021. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and 11 offers were received. Fiscal 2017 research and development funds in the amount of $504,810 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-18-C-9103).

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The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded an $11,308,108 firm-fixed-price modification (001705) to previously awarded contract FA8681-14-D-0028 delivery order 0017 for Joint Attack Direct Munition (JDAM) high compact telemetry modules. This modification provides for the exercise of options under the basic contract delivery order, and brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $22,153,073.  Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be complete by October 2019.  Fiscal 2016 and 2018 procurement funds; and fiscal 2018 research and development funds in the full amount are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.

Honeywell International Inc., Plymouth, Minnesota, has been awarded an $8,713,639 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of the Single Aperture Imaging of Geosynchronous Satellites with Nanoradian Resolution system. The contract provides for the design of novel interferometric approaches that enable the development of low-cost imaging systems without significantly impacting other performance capabilities when compared to existing designs, in accordance with the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity defined metrics. Work will be performed in Plymouth, Minnesota, and is expected to be complete by March 26, 2021. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and 11 offers were received. Fiscal 2017 research and development funds in the amount of $504,810 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-18-C-9102).