Jun 16, 2009 16:31 UTC
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems in Suffolk, VA won an $18.2 million indefinite-quantity contract with cost reimbursement and fixed-price ordering provisions for analysis and assessment of command and control (C2) interoperability in support of the U.S. Joint Forces Command’s (USJFCOM) Joint Systems Integration Center (JSIC). This contract includes a base year and 4 one-year option periods, which if exercised, bring the total estimated value of the contract to $101.9 million. General Dynamics will perform the work in Suffolk, VA and expects to complete it by June 2010. This contract was competitively procured, with 4 offers received by the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Contracting Department, Philadelphia Division (N00189-09-D-Z050).
DID has more on the C2 interoperability work being done at the JSIC…
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Jun 16, 2009 14:31 UTC
Jacobs Engineering in Pasadena, CA received 2 contracts totaling up to $182.6 million from the U.S. Navy and U.S. Army to provide engineering services. The first contract, worth $170.6 million over a 5-year period, calls for Jacobs to provide systems engineering, test and evaluation, technical data and management support to the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD). Other companies on the Jacobs team are Aegir Systems, Qualis Corporation, New Directions Technologies, and Systems Application & Technologies. The team will perform the work at the China Lake and Point Mugu, CA test facilities.
The second contract, from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), is an indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract with a base period of 1 year and 4 one-year option periods, for a total value not to exceed $12 million. Under the contract, Jacobs will provide regional multi-discipline architect-engineering services to USACE in the Rock Island, IL; St Louis, MO; and St. Paul, MN districts. The work involves three broad areas: inland marine transportation system – locks and dams, channel, and harbor projects; flood damage reduction – levee, floodway and channel projects; and other civil works projects such as recreational trails, ecosystem restoration, dredging, parking lots, roadways, security fencing, buildings, erosion protection, landscaping, and water/wastewater structures. Jacobs’ services may include structural, civil, geotechnical, hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical engineering, plus architecture, landscape architecture, cost engineering, and specification writing.
Jun 16, 2009 13:32 UTC
Digital Range Training System
Saab received a $12.4 million contract from lead integrator General Dynamics Information Technology to produce field simulators and moving and fixed targets for five gunnery ranges for the U.S. Army. The ranges are part of the Army’s Digital Range Training System (DRTS) program that provides live fire gunnery training facilities for soldiers in a training environment using live simulation and after action review capability with position location, video imagery and digital vehicle information. DID has more on the futuristic DRTS program…
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