InDyne in Reston, VA received a $168.1 million contract modification to operate and maintain the Eglin Test and Training Complex Range at the Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, FL.
InDyne will provide operation and maintenance of test and training areas and technical facilities, including test and training mission support, engineering support for range system design/modification/range configuration, and range support service to accomplish authorized range activities. The Air Armament Center maintains the contract (FA9200-05-C-0001).
Tektronix in Beaverton, OR won a $10.8 million firm-fixed-price requirements contract for manufacture of 5,000 oscilloscopes to support the US Navy’s general purpose electronic test equipment (GPETE) weapons system. The GPETE program supports the procurement of test equipment for performing corrective and preventative maintenance to ensure optimum fire control, navigation and communications systems operation.
Tektronix will manufacture the TDS3012C-NV 100 Mhz oscilloscopes at its facility in Beaverton and expects to complete the order by August 2014. This contract was competitively procured, with 11 proposals solicited and 3 offers received by the Naval Inventory Control Point (N00104-09-D-D014).
The Tektronix TDS3012C-NV 100 Mhz oscilloscope is a graph-displaying device…
CDW Government (CDW-G) in Vernon Hills, IL won a $9.9 million firm-fixed-price delivery order under a previously awarded contract (W91QUZ-06-D-0003) for 10,404 general purpose laptops for the operational forces refresh program, which updates aging US military technology. The order includes logistics support requirements. The laptops have a 2-year extended warranty for a total of 5 years.
Delivery of equipment is scheduled to be completed by Sept 27/09, 30 days after receipt of order. A competition was conducted for this delivery order among 8 contractors via a posting to the US Army Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and Solutions, Army Desktop and Mobile Computing (ADMC-2) contract holders, and 6 proposals were received. The Marine Corps Systems Command in Quantico, VA manages the contract.
The ADMC-2 contract is the Army’s primary source for commercial off-the-shelf desktops, notebooks, ruggedized and semi-ruggedized devices, printers, and peripherals. Contractors eligible to compete under the ADMC-2 contract include:
The supply of electricity is vital to maintain any modern facility, especially a US military facility. And the Defense Logistics Agency’s Defense Energy Support Center (DESC) ensures that contracts are awarded to companies to deliver that electricity.
DESC recently awarded 3 contracts worth $15.5 million to supply electricity to US military facilities in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. And the winners are…
Small business qualifier Ikhana/Choate-1 in Mt. Pleasant, SC won a $13.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of 2 child development centers at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, NC. The company expects to complete construction by June 2011.
Contract funds in the amount of $7 million will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with 41 proposals received by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Mid-Atlantic in Norfolk, VA (N40085-09-C-3209).
Camp Lejeune is the home to more than 47,000 Marines and sailors from around the world…
The II Marine Expeditionary Force, 2nd Marine Division, and 2nd Marine Logistics Group are located at Camp Lejene. The base’s 14 miles of beaches make it a major area for amphibious assault training, and its location between two deep-water ports (Wilmington and Morehead City) allows for fast deployments. The main base is supplemented by 6 satellite facilities: Marine Corps Air Station New River, Camp Geiger, Stone Bay, Courthouse Bay, Camp Johnson, and the Greater Sandy Run Training Area.
Whiting-Turner Contracting in Baltimore, MD won a $181 million firm-fixed-price contract for the design and construction of support facilities for a warrior transition unit (WTU) at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. The work includes the construction of a new bachelor enlisted barracks/dining/administrative facility, physical fitness center, parking garage, and restoration of National Naval Medical Center Building 17 façade.
This contract also contains 1 unexercised option, which, if exercised, would increase the contract value to $197 million. Whiting-Turner expects to complete construction by August 2011. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with 13 proposals received by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington in Washington, DC (N40080-09-C-0018).
The US Department of Defense is building the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on the grounds of the National Naval Medical Center to accommodate the move of Walter Reed Army Medical Center activities in Washington, DC, to Bethesda as required by the 2005 Base Closure and Realignment Commission (BRAC) report…
Air BP, a division of BP Products North America, in Warrenville, IL won a maximum $112.1 million fixed-price-with-economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for fuel. There are multiple locations of performance.
There were 69 proposals originally solicited with 4 responses received by the Defense Energy Support Center (DESC) in Fort Belvoir, VA (SP0600-09-D-0510). The date of performance completion is March 31/10.
Raytheon in Goleta, CA received a $19.8 million modified contract to exercise and fund the low-rate initial production option of the ALR-69A radar warning receiver upgrade development contract. 542 CBSG/PKS at Robins Air Force Base manages the contract (F09603-01-C-0330-P00127).
The ALR-69A upgrade is also known as the precision location and identification (PLAID) system, which is being developed for aircraft to counter enemy surface-to-air missile (SAM) threats…
USAF adverse terrain forklift (click to view larger)
Caterpillar in Mossville, IL received a maximum $14 million fixed-price-with-economic-price-adjustment contract for US Air Force adverse terrain forklifts.
There were originally 3 proposals solicited with 1 response. The date of performance completion is Mar 18/10. The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia in Pennsylvania manages the contract (SPM500-01-D-0036).
The US Air Force adverse terrain forklift is able to be transported by C-130 anywhere in the world.
ATK Launch Systems in Corinne, Utah received a $49 million modified contract for the purchase of MJU-62/B flares that provide an infrared countermeasure to protect aircraft from heat-seeking missiles. 784 CBSG/PK at Hill Air Force Base in Utah manages the contract (FA8213-09-D-0002).
The MJU-62/B flare is a boron-based infrared countermeasure used on USAF cargo aircraft. It consists of a 1x2x8 inch aluminum case, plastic end cap, felt spacer, safe and initiation device, plastic piston, and flare pellet. It is dispensed and ignited in flight by a BBU-36/B impulse cartridge.
The MJU-62/B flare is used on the AN/ALE-40 countermeasure dispenser system…