Major Contract Awards

Navy Awards $279 Million Support Contract for Technology Development. Raytheon Co., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $279,400,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for developmental efforts in support of the Technology Development (TD) Phase of the Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) Program, which will replace the aging ALQ-99 tactical jamming system for integration on the EA-18G tactical aircraft. Developmental efforts will include maturation and demonstration of critical technologies, completion of the system architecture and the requirements derivation and decomposition to subsystems. The objective of the NGJ TD phase is to develop a cost effective electronic attack system that will provide significantly improved airborne electronic attack capabilities against advanced threats through enhanced agility and precision within jamming assignments, increased interoperability, and expanded broadband capability for greater threat coverage against a wide variety of radio frequency emitters. Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif. (55.99 percent); Ft. Wayne, Ind. (13.36 percent); Dallas, Texas (11.12 percent); Torrance, Calif. (9.94 percent); Clearfield, Utah (2.72 percent), McKinney, Texas (2.36 percent); Tucson, Ariz. (1.56 percent); Marion, Va. (2.37 percent); Goleta, Calif. (0.02 percent); Forest, Miss. (0.18 percent); and Andover, Mass. (0.38 percent) and is expected to be completed in May 2015. Fiscal 2013 Research, Development, Test & Evaluation, Navy contract funds in the amount of $50,030,189 are being obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals and three offers were received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Air Force Awards $230 Million Contract for Digital Video Laboratory III. SRI International, Menlo Park, Calif., has been awarded a $230,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for hardware, software, prototype systems, spiral software enhancements and installation training support for the Digital Video Laboratory III. The basic contract is a five-year contract; with the work for the first delivery order performed at Princeton, N.J., and is expected to be completed by July 9, 2014. The award is the result of a sole source acquisition. Fiscal 2013 Army Operations and Maintenance funds in the amount of $5,708,808 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Test Center/PZIE, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity.

Army Awards $134 Million Missile Defense System Contract. Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc., Arlington, Va., was awarded a firm-fixed-price, option-filled contract with a maximum value of $134,151,953 for the development and construction of a land-based missile defense system to be build in Deveselu, Romania. Work will be performed in Romania, and Morrestown, N.J. A combination of fiscal 2013 military construction funds and fiscal 2013 research, development, testing and engineering funds in the amount of $77,815,692 are being obligated on this award. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with eight bids received. The Army Corps of Engineers, Wiesbaden, Germany, is the contracting activity.