Arrowhead is an advanced electro-optical and fire control system that AH-64 Apache helicopter pilots use for combat targeting of their Hellfire missiles and other weapons, as well as safe flight in day, night, or bad weather missions. Arrowhead’s forward-looking infrared (FLIR) sensors use advanced image processing techniques to give pilots the best possible resolution to avoid obstacles such as wires and tree limbs during low-level flight.
The 6 Arrowhead contract Lots awarded to Lockheed Martin include…
In July 2009, Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act Corporation Chugach World Services Inc in Anchorage, Alaska received a $55 million Indefinite Quantity firm-fixed-price contract to revitalize Buildings 2266 and 2264 at Fort Sam Houston, TX. Work is to be performed in San Antonio, TX with an estimated completion date of July 30/11. One bid solicited with one bid received by the U.S. Army Engineer District in Fort Worth, TX (W9126G-09-C-0055).
If an Alaska corporation seems like an odd single-solicitation choice for work in Texas, you’re not alone. Chugach has a long history of federal contracts for similar work all over the USA, however, which makes them an experienced partner. They’re not alone, either. ANCs’ share of federal contracting has grown from $1.1 billion in FY 2004 to $3.9 billion in 2008, including some key front-line contracts. That’s 26% of 8(a) dollars, going to 2% of registered 8(a) firms. Meanwhile, the US Small Business Administration’s Inspector General has released a pair of reports in the past 2 years, documenting issues with ANCs…
Turner-Penick in San Diego, CA won a $103.7 million firm-fixed-price contract for design and construction of 4 barracks at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in Southern California. The barracks will house a total of 1,384 Marines and will include a multipurpose community area and laundry facilities.
The contract contains 5 options, which, if exercised, would increase the cumulative contract value to $110.5 million. Turner-Penick expects to complete the facilities by June 2011. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with 10 proposals received by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest in San Diego (N62473-09-C-1233).
General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) in Fairfax, VA received a $33.8 million modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract (N00421-07-D-0024) for IT and information management support services to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) in Patuxent River, MD. The original $35.1 millon contract was awarded in August 2007 by the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) also located in Patuxent River. NAWCAD is one of two product centers within NAVAIR.
This modification provides for a range of services and products, including information engineering; automation of business processes; analytical and technical support for enterprise resource planning (ERP); consultation; hardware and software evaluation and selection; systems analysis; systems and applications sustainment, including configuration and maintenance of web sites and servers; integration of systems and applications; database administration; production support; information assurance; network support; firewall support; and imaging services. GDIT expects to complete the work by September 2010.