$495M to 3 Companies for USAF Base Protection Security System

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USAF Base Protection(click to view larger) Science Application International Corp in San Diego, CA (FA8728-09-D-0004); L-3 Services in Chantilly, VA (FA8728-09-D-0007); and Northrop Grumman in Herndon, VA (FA8728-09-D-0009) were awarded a combined $495 million force protection security system (FPS2) contract to support integrated base defense at U.S. Air Force and other U.S. Defense Department sites worldwide. At this time, $5,000 has been awarded to each contractor. The 642nd Electronic Systems Squadron at Hanscom Air Force Base manages the contract. The FPS2 contract is an indefinite delivery/ indefinite quantity re-compete to replace the integrated base defense security system (IBDSS) contract vehicle. The 5-year, $498 millon IBDSS contract was awarded in September 2003 to 4 contractors: Northrop Grumman, Abacus Technology, ECSI and L-3 GSI. DID has more on the FPS2 contract as well as integrated base defense… The 3 contractors will be performing design, installation, test and turnover, training, and maintenance of integrated base defense physical security systems, explained Monica Morales, a spokeswoman for Hanscom AFB. The FPS2 contract provides for the procurement of commercial off-the-shelf force protection equipment, as well for the conduct of developmental projects and studies related to force protection capabilities, she said. Integrated base defense [PPT] involves the […]

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