Contract modifications for the ENCORE multiple award, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contracts will increase the maximum amount (ceiling) of all orders against these contracts from $2 billion to $2.5 billion. The ENCORE contracts provide I.T. solutions to the Department of Defense and other federal agencies. This increase in ceiling provides continuing support until the ENCORE II suite of contracts are awarded (estimated Q2 FY06).
The ENCORE contracts were awarded competitively in March 2002 to:
Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Sunnyvale, CA has received a pair of cost-plus award-fee contract modifications related to the SBIRS satellite programs from the Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center at Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA. In related news, the spacecraft core structure and propulasion system for the SBIRS-HIgh satellite has just been delivered.
Insight Technology in Londonderry, NH received a sole-source $10 million firm-fixed-price contract for small tactical optical rifle-mounted microlaser range finders. Insight also makes a wide range of rifle and pistol mounted illuminators and laser aiming devices, and is a leading supplier of tactical lights and lasers to U.S. Special Operations Forces.
Work on this contract will be performed in Billerica, MA and is expected to be complete by Jan. 15, 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on May 10, 2005. The U.S. Army Contracting Agency, White Sands Missile Range, N.M. issued the contract (W9124Q-05-C-0311).
Lockheed Martin has completed two aggressive cost reduction workshops for the NetFires Non Line-of-Sight – Launch System (NLOS-LS) Loitering Attack Missile (LAM), reducing manufacturing time by more than 90% and Laser Radar (LADAR) seeker cost by 22%. The LAM is among several products awarded in 2003 to NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Raytheon. Other products under development by the LLC include a Precision Attack Missile (PAM) and an autonomous Container Launch Unit (CLU).
The basic concept of NETFIRES (a Future Combat Systems program) is to develop a family of artillery-like precision attack missiles based upon a vertical launcher design. Yet the idea goes far beyond that simple description…
ITT Federal Services in Colorado Springs, CO received the full delivery order amount of $39 million on a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the repair of the M800 and M900 series 5-ton trucks. Work will be performed in Amman, Jordan, and is expected to be complete by May 30, 2006. There were three bids solicited on June 23, 2005, and three bids were received. The U.S. Army Field Support Command in Rock Island, IL issued the contract (W52P1J-05-D-0003).
Lockheed Martin Corp. in Marietta, GA received a $5.2 million firm-fixed-price contract to procure 22 square window paratroop doors and negator spring installation kits in support of the HC-130P/N Kingbird aircraft. The HC-130P/N is the only dedicated fixed-wing combat search and rescue platform in the Air Force inventory. This extended-range, combat search and rescue version of the C-130 Hercules transport extends the range of combat search and rescue helicopters by providing air refueling, but it can also be used for airdrops, vehicle delivery, extended visual and electronic searches, and delivering para-rescue teams. A team of three para-rescue specialists trained in emergency trauma medicine, harsh environment survival, and assisted evasion techniques is part of the basic mission crew complement.
Solicitation began May 2005, negotiations were completed August 2005, and work will be complete by April 2008. The Headquarters Warner Robins Air Logistics Center at Robins Air Force Base, GA issued the contract (FA-8509-05-C-0022).
ITT Avionics in Clifton, NJ received a $6.4 million firm-fixed-price, time-and-materials contract modification for the Foreign Military Sale of ALQ-211 (V)4 Advanced Integrated Defense Electronic Warfare System spares to the Countries of Chile and Oman. This Electronic Warfare System is used on F-16 aircraft. Solicitation began November 2003, negotiations were completed December 2003, and work will be complete by June 2008. The Headquarters Warner Robins Air Logistics Center at Robins Air Force Base, GA issued the contract (FA8523-02-C-0282-P00010).
Nelson Refrigeration in San Antonio, TX received a $9.7 million firm-fixed-price contract to provide for the construction of a new commissary at Fort Detrick, MD. Solicitation began January 2005, negotiations were completed March 2005, and work will be complete by January 2007. The Air Education and Training Command at Lackland Air Force Base, TX issued the contract (FA3002-05-C-0008).