Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. in Sunnyvale, CA received a $57.3 million sole-source contract (FA8808-10-C-0002) to provide operations and sustainment support for Milstar and Defense Satellite Communications System (DSCS) constellations for the next 8 months.
This is a continuation of existing Milstar and DSCS Orbital Operations Support (OOS) and MILSATCOM Logistics Sustainment Support (MLSS) contracts currently performed by Lockheed Martin.
Milstar is a 5-satellite military communications system that provides the US National Command Authorities, US Department of Defense (DoD) and operational US forces with secure, jam-proof communications between fixed-site, mobile and portable terminals. The follow-on system, the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite constellation, will support twice as many tactical networks, while providing 10-12 times the capacity and 6 times higher data rate transfer than that of the Milstar satellites.
General Dynamics C4 Systems in Scottsdale, AZ received a $54.2 million modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (M67854-02-C-2052) to supply 24 Marine Expeditionary Brigade – Afghanistan Combat Operations Center (COC) replacement systems, additional generators, trainers, and engineers. The USMC currently has 295 COCs deployed in theater and in CONUS for training purposes.
DID has covered a number of the modifications under this contract. First awarded in 2002, the total COC contract value to date is $741 million.
COCs [pdf] are mobile, modular command and control (C2) systems designed to support Marines wherever they are deployed. COCs enable Marines to digitally collect, process, and disseminate tactical data in the field.
STG received a $39 million, 2-year contract to deliver information assurance (IA) services to the US Army Information Systems Engineering Command’s (USAISEC) Information Assurance Systems Engineering Directorate (IASED).
Under the terms of the contract, STG will provide IA support services for several IASED customers, including Program Executive Offices, US Army Corps of Engineers, Department of Defense (DoD) and other federal agencies.
IA includes not only computer and network security, but all measures that protect and defend information and information systems by ensuring their availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and nonrepudiation.
American Security Programs, a small business qualifier based in Dulles, VA received a $25.3 million modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract (N69450-07-D-1261) to provide regional security services for US Navy facilities under the authority of the Commander Naval Region Southeast in Jacksonville, FL.
The company will provide entry control point (ECP) services, such as identification checks, fixed vehicle inspections, commercial vehicle inspections, and emergency ECP closures; and roving guard services. The total contract amount after exercise of this option is $85.3 million.
Security will be provided at the following US Navy facilities in the Southeast United States: