Major Contract Awards

Air Force Awards $6.9 Billion Contract for Netcentric Products. Ace Technology Partners LLC., Arlington Heights, Ill.; CDW Government LLC., Vernon Hills Ill.; CounterTrade Products Inc., Arvada Colo.; FedStore Corp., Rockville Md; General Dynamics IT, Needham Mass.; Intelligent Decisions Inc., Ashburn Va.; Iron Bow Technologies LLC., Chantilly Va.; and World Wide Technology Inc., Maryland Heights Mo. are being awarded a maximum $6,900,000,000 firm-fixed-price, multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract for Network Centric Solutions (NETCENTS-2) Netcentric Products. An initial obligation of $2,500 will be issued to each of the awardees utilizing fiscal 2013 appropriation. This contract vehicle is mandatory for the purchase of netcentric products for Air Force customers. This contract vehicle will provide for commercially available off-the-shelf products to support the Internet Protocol Network and will include the following categories of netcentric products and associated support worldwide: networking equipment, servers/storage, peripherals, multimedia, software (not included on other enterprise licenses), and identity management/biometric hardware and associated software. Because this is an ID/IQ, the location of performance is not known at this time and will be cited on individual delivery orders. Generally, work will be performed at Air Force facilities. The period of performance is six years. The ordering period is a three year basic period with three, one-year option periods if exercised. This was a competitive acquisition and the awards are the result of corrective action taken by the Air Force in 2012. The contracting activity is Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/HICK, Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Ala.

Defense Information Systems Agency Awards $404 Million in Support Services Contracts. HighAction, L.L.C., Fairfax, Va.; Soft Tech Consulting, Inc., Chantilly, Va.; Unitech Consulting, L.L.C. doing business as Chameleon Integrated Services, Saint Louis, Mo.; and NOVA Corporation, Chambersburg, Pa., were each awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract for the Defense Information Systems Agency Information Technology Enterprise Support Services (DESS). The multiple-award ID/IQ is hybrid in nature with firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable, and time-and-materials contract line items. The awardees under this contract will provide support services to operate, maintain, and modernize DISA’s Information Technology (IT) enterprise. The minimum guarantee for each offeror is $5,000 during the base period only, with no guaranteed minimum for any of the option periods. The total amount of all orders placed against these contracts shall not exceed $404,095,000 over the 66-month period. In accordance with the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) and FAR 16.505(b) or DFARS 216.505-70(b)(1) and 216.505-70(b)(2), all awardees will be provided a “fair opportunity” to be considered for each order in excess of $2,500, unless one of the exceptions at FAR 16.505(b)(2) applies. The distribution of the total ceiling value of $404,095,000 will be determined based on the subsequent award of competitive task orders. No individual awardee is guaranteed above the minimum guarantee amount of $5,000 for the base period. Furthermore, the $404,095,000 is a total ceiling value, which cannot be exceeded over the life of the potential five-year contract, provided $404,095,000 in funding is made available over the potential 66-month ordering period. There is no guarantee these contracts will be extended beyond the base year ordering period. No funding is obligated at the basic contract level. Funding will be obligated on subsequent competitively awarded task orders. The period of performance for each of the basic contracts will be for a one-year base period beginning May 1, 2013 through April 30, 2014 with four one-year option periods (if exercised) and a six month extension of services in accordance with FAR 52.217-8 for a total of 66 months. Work will be performed at both continental United States and overseas DISA operating locations. The original solicitation was posted to the Internet as a competitive 8(a) set-aside, with twenty eight proposals received. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, National Capital Region is the contracting activity.

Defense Logistics Agency Awards $178 Million Contract for Trucks and Trailers. Altec Industries Inc., Birmingham, Ala., has been awarded a maximum $177,500,000 contract for procurement of commercial type trucks and trailers. The award is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract. Location of performance is Alabama with an April 18, 2017, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 through fiscal 2017 Defense Working Capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.