Friday, January 15, 2016

DTN News: U.S. Department of Defense Contracts Dated January 15, 2016

DTN News: U.S. Department of Defense Contracts Dated January 15, 2016
Source: K. V. Seth - DTN News + U.S. DoD issued No. CR-010-16 January 15, 2016
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - January 15, 2016U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) Contracts issued January 15, 2016 are undermentioned;

CONTRACTS

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Apex Clean Energy Holdings LLC,* Charlottesville, Virginia, has been awarded a maximum $497,350,565 firm-fixed-price contract for electricity from an on-site solar and off-site wind energy production facility, supplemented with electricity from conventional resources. This was a competitive acquisition with nine responses received. This is a 29-year, 10-month contract for renewable energy. The conventional energy portion of the contract is 10 years, with one 10-year and one eight-year option period. Locations of performances are Virginia and Texas, with an Oct. 31, 2045, performance completion date. Using military service is Army. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2016 through fiscal 2046 Army operations and maintenance funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Fort Belvoir, Virginia (SP0600-16-D-8000).

US Foods Lexington, Lexington, South Carolina, has been awarded a maximum $64,500,000 fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract for prime vendor food and beverage support for customers in the South Carolina area. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1). This is a 363-day bridge contract. Location of performance is South Carolina, with a Jan. 14, 2017, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2016 through fiscal 2017 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE300-16-D-3164).

Labatt Food Services, San Antonio, Texas, has been awarded a maximum $52,500,000 fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract for prime vendor food and beverage support for customers in the San Antonio area. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1). This is a 363-day bridge contract. Location of performance is Texas, with a Jan. 14, 2017, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2016 through fiscal 2017 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE300-16-D-3163).

U.S. TRANSPORTATION COMMAND

Nine companies have each been awarded a share of an estimated $125,922,873 third option-year modification P00013 under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract for Category A international commercial air cargo transportation service. For all companies, the modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $549,663,016 from $ 423,740,143. The companies are:  Alaska Airlines Inc., Seattle, Washington (HTC711-13-D-C001); Atlas Air Inc., Purchase, New York (HTC711-13-D-C002); Federal Express Corp., El Segundo, California (HTC711-13-D-C003); Kalitta Air LLC,* Leesburg, Virginia; (HTC711-13-D-C004); Miami Air International Inc.,* Miami, Florida (HTC711-13-D-C005); National Air Cargo Group Inc.,* Orlando, Florida (HTC711-13-D-C006); Northern Air Cargo Inc., Anchorage, Alaska (HTC711-13-D-C007); Omni Air International Inc.,* Tulsa, Oklahoma (HTC711-13-D-C008); and  United Parcel Service Co., Louisville, Kentucky (HTC711-13-D-C009).  Work will be performed worldwide as specified on each individual order, and is expected to be completed Jan. 31, 2017.  Funds will be obligated through decentralized orders.  The U.S. Transportation Command Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND

Minburn Technology Group LLC, Great Falls, Virginia (H92222-16-F-0019) is being awarded a maximum $115,000,000 firm-fixed-price delivery order to procure commercial Microsoft software licenses and software assurance in support of U.S. Special Operations Command Headquarters Procurement Division (SOF AT&L-KS). The majority of the work will be performed in Great Falls, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2018. Fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance (O&M) funds in the amount of $26,328,058 are being obligated at time of award to satisfy the minimum guarantee. Procurement or O&M funding will be used as appropriate for new software. U.S. Special Operations Command Contracting office, Tampa, Florida, is the contracting activity. 

ARMY

General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $75,324,426 cost-plus-fixed-fee, undefinitized contract action to provide non-recurring engineering efforts for the design and integration of a 30mm cannon mounted on an unmanned, stabilized turret onto the Stryker infantry carrier vehicle platform, and the development of eight prototypes.  Per requirement, these contracts are only obligated to be funded up to 50 percent and this contract has obligated $30,757,464.  Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 15, 2021.  Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received.  Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Army) funds in the amount of $2,300,000; and fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation (Army) funds in the amount of $28,457,000, were obligated at the time of the award.  Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-16-C-0038).

The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Baltimore, Maryland, was awarded a $30,469,870 firm-fixed-price contract for renovation of the 20th Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Enhanced Conventional Weapons command headquarters facility.  Work will be performed in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 4, 2018.  Bids were solicited via the Internet with six received.  Fiscal 2012 military construction funds in the amount of $30,469,870 were obligated at the time of the award.  Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W912DR-16-C-0002).

Lockheed Martin, Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $15,017,849 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract for a digital battle staff trainer, war simulation trainer.  Work will be performed in Saudi Arabia, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2017.  Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received.  Fiscal 2016 other funds in the amount of $15,017,849 were obligated at the time of the award.  Army Contracting Command, Program Manager Saudi Arabia National Guard, is the contracting activity (W90BRJ-16-C-0008).

NAVY

SMIT Singapore PTE Ltd., Singapore, is being awarded a $43,000,000 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-12-D-4120 to exercise an option for salvage, salvage-related towing, harbor clearance, ocean engineering, and point-to-point towing services to support the Director of Ocean Engineering, Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SUPSALV).  The Naval Sea Systems Command, SUPSALV, is responsible for maintaining contracts for commercial sources to supplement the Navy’s salvage, diving, towing, and search and recovery capabilities.  Work will be performed in the Western Pacific waters and is expected to be completed by February 2017.  No funding is being obligated at time of award and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Crowley Technical Management Inc., Jacksonville, Florida, is being issued a $34,498,445 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N62387-15-C-2505) to exercise a one-year option period for the operation and maintenance of five Navy Ocean Surveillance Ships (T-AGOS) and two Missile Range Instrumentation Ships (T-AGM).  Work will be performed worldwide and is expected to be completed by Jan. 21, 2017.  Navy working capital funds in the amount of $34,498,445 are being obligated at the time of award.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

General Nucleonics Inc., Pomona, California, is being awarded a $16,577,014 firm-fixed-price long-term requirements contract for the repair for three weapons replaceable assemblies in support of the Main Rotor Blade In Flight Inspection System utilized on the H-53 aircraft.  Work will be performed in Pomona, California, and work is expected to be completed by June 2020.  No funds will be obligated at the time of award.  Fiscal 2016 working capital funds (Navy) will be provided through individual delivery orders as they are issued; none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  One firm was solicited for this non-competitive requirement, and one offer was received in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1.  Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (N00383-16-D-009F).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $14,221,556 cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitized contract action for the procurement of non-recurring engineering requirements on the Target Sight System (TSS), including software development and testing, system modification, testing, and installation requirements necessary to configure the TSS to the requirements of the government of Pakistan.  The TSS provides target identification and tracking, passive targeting for integrated weapons, including Hellfire missiles, and a laser-designation capability supporting friendly laser-guided weapons.  The TSS is integrated into the AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopters.  Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (94 percent); and Ocala, Florida (6 percent).  The work is expected to be complete by December 2017.  Fiscal 2016 foreign military sales funding in the amount of $3,555,389 will be obligated at time of award.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract is being negotiated on a sole-source basis in accordance with statutory authority 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(4) as implemented by Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-4.  The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-16-C-JQ11).

Martin Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd., Higher Denham, Near Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, is being awarded a $9,458,828 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0066), for the procurement of 30 Navy Aircrew Common Ejection Seats for F/A-18 series and EA-18G aircraft for the Navy.  In addition, this modification provides for associated hardware, equipment, technical data, and production support services.  Work will be performed in Higher Denham, Near Uxbridge, Middlesex, England (61.86 percent); Johnstown, Pennsylvania (22.46 percent); Ronkonkoma, New York (8.24 percent); and Chatsworth, California (7.44 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2017.  Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $9,458,828 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

AIR FORCE

L-3 Communications-Vertex Aerospace, Madison, Mississippi, was awarded an estimated $42,017,407 modification (P00012) to exercise the option on previously awarded contract FA3002-14-C-0013 for support to the T-1, T-6, and T-38 undergraduate pilot training at Vance Air Force Base. Work will be performed at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and Option 1 will be complete by Sept. 30, 2016.  There are five more option periods under contract.  The estimated completion date after all options is Sept. 30, 2021. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, is the contracting activity. (Awarded on Sept. 17, 2015)

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been awarded a $30,727,886 undefinitized contract action for the Pakistani Air Force (PAF) C-130 fleet. Contractor will design, manufacture, integrate, train, provide technical support during installation, and deliver 11 C-130E model kits and five C-130B integrated avionics suites and kits. Additionally, Rockwell Collins shall develop, validate, and deliver consolidated B/E flight manual and associated checklists, and maintenance supplements required to operate, maintain, and sustain the PAF C-130 fleet. Work will be performed at Nur Khan Base, Islamabad, Pakistan, and is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2020. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales to the country of Pakistan. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity (FA8553-16-C-0005).

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, Marietta, Georgia, has been awarded a not-to-exceed $10,035,434 modification (P00510) to previously awarded contract FA8625-11-C-6597 for C-130J advanced procurement and external fuel tank modification kits. Contractor will provide long-lead items and the external fuel tank mod kits in preparation for the procurement of C-130Js for Israel. Work will be performed at Marietta, Georgia, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2018. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales to Israel. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

PAE Applied Technologies LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded an estimated $8,196,039 modification (P00015) to exercise the option on previously awarded contract FA3002-15-C-0003 for support services. Contractor will provide communications and information technology, housing management, operations and maintenance, space management, grounds and site management among other contract items. Work will be performed at Vance Air Force Base, Oklahoma, and is expected to be complete by Feb. 29, 2016. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas, is the contracting activity, and is working another three-month extension of services. (Awarded on Nov. 19, 2015)

CORRECTION: The contract to Exelis Inc., awarded on Dec. 3, 2015, had an incorrect contract number. The correct number is FA8730-16-C-0009. All other information in the release is accurate.

MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

Raytheon Co. Integrated Defense Systems, Woburn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a modification (P00053) to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract.  The value of this contract modification is $35,999,523, increasing the total contract value from $208,191,227 to $244,190,750.  Under this contract modification, the contractor will implement a data processor and signal processor equipment suite modernization at Royal Air Force Fylingdales, United Kingdom. The performance period is from January 2016 through July 2018.  Fiscal 2014 and 2015 procurement funds in the amount of $35,999,523 will be obligated at time of award.  The Missile Defense Agency, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity (HQ0147-12-C-0014).

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*Link for This article compiled by K. V. Seth + U.S. DoD issued No. CR-010-16 January 15, 2016 
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