Major Contract Awards

Army Awards $4.9 Billion Contract for Cargo Helicopters.The Boeing Co., Ridley Park, Penn., was awarded a firm-fixed-price, multi-year contract with a maximum base value of $3,414,000,002 for the production of remanufactured and new-build CH-47F cargo helicopters. A portion of this contract is in support of foreign military sales for Turkey and United Arab Emirates. The total of the contract if all options are exercised will be $4,983,900,022. The estimated completion date is December 31, 2020. A combination of fiscal 2011, fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2013 Procurement funds in the amount of $1,316,639,035 are being obligated on this award. One bid was solicited, with one bid received. The Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.

Army Awards $572 Million Modification to Helicopter Contract.Rosoboron export, Russia was awarded a $572,180,894 firm-fixed-price contract modification for 30 Mi-17 helicopters, spare parts, test equipment and engineering support services. The Mi-17 military helicopters will be used by the Afghan National Security Forces Special Mission Wing, an aviation unit that supports counter-terrorism, counter-narcotics and special operations missions. Work will be performed in Russia and is expected to be complete by December 31, 2014. This contract involves foreign military sales. FY12 funds in the amount of $572,180,894 are being obligated at time of award. Army Contracting Command Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, Ala. is the contracting activity.

Army Awards $455 Million Contract for Computer Systems.DRS Tactical Systems Inc., Melbourne, Fla., was awarded a firm-fixed-price contract with a maximum value of $455,000,000 for the production of the Mounted Family of Computer Systems hardware for the Army Mounted Common Operating Environment. Performance location and type of appropriation will be determined with each order. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with three bids received. The Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity.

Defense Information Systems Agency Awards $412 Million Technical Support Services Contract. Microsoft Corporation Sitz, Redmond, Wash., is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a total cumulative face value of $412,240,000. The minimum guarantee is $5,000, for Microsoft Enterprise Technical Support Services necessary to obtain highly trained “Microsoft Blue Badge Cardholder-support”. These services require access rights to Microsoft’s proprietary (closed-source) code, which is licensed under exclusive legal right of Microsoft. The core requirements are for the contractor to provide Microsoft Consulting Services that include software developers and product teams to leverage a variety of proprietary resources and source code, and Microsoft Premier Support services such as tools and knowledge bases, problem resolution assistance from product developers, and access to Microsoft source code when applicable to support Department of Defense’s mission. The period of performance is a one-year base period and four one-year option periods for a total period of five years. Performance will predominantly be within the continental United States; however, support services may also be required at multiple overseas locations. The original solicitation was issued as an other than full and open competitive action, one proposal was received. The Defense Information Technology Contracting organization, Scott AFB, Ill., is the contracting activity.

Missile Defense Agency Awards $126 Million Modification to Missile Material Contract.Raytheon Missile Systems Co., Tucson, Ariz., was awarded a sole-source, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification to a contract. The total value of this effort is $126,000,000, increasing the total contract value from $53,446,254 to $179,446,254. Under this modification, the contractor will procure the material required to manufacture up to 29 SM-3 Block IB missiles. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. with an estimated completion date of September 30, 2016. Fiscal 2013 Defense Wide Procurement funds will be used to fund this effort. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is not a foreign military sales acquisition. Missile Defense Agency, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity.

Defense Logistics Agency Awards $111 Million Modification to Radiology Systems Contract. Virtual Imaging Inc., Deerfield, Fla., has been awarded a maximum $111,087,410 modification exercising the fourth option year of a one year base contract with eight one-year option periods and covers radiology systems, subsystems, and components. The contract is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract. Location of performance is Florida with a June 23, 2014 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 2014 Defense Working Capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.