Major Contract Awards

Army Awards $780 Million Truck Recapitalization Contract. Oshkosh Defense LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was awarded a $780,396,541 fixed-price incentive, multi-year incrementally funded contract to recapitalize 1,363 Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Trucks and 435 palletized load systems as well as 1,022 new palletized load system trailers, specialty kits, logistical/test support and other ancillary items. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of February 18, 2022. One bid was solicited with one received. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

Navy Awards $479 Million Radio Contract. Data Link Solutions LLC, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a potential maximum $478,600,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the production, development and sustainment of the Multifunctional Information Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio Systems terminals. The MIDS JTRS terminal is a four-channel software defined radio that delivers existing Link 16 with concurrent multi-netting-4 and tactical air navigation functionality, as well as three channels for future growth, including JTRS advanced networking waveforms such as tactical targeting network technology, multifunction advanced data link, intra-flight data link and other advanced networking waveforms. The MIDS JTRS terminal is a line-of-sight radio system for collecting and transmitting broadband, jam-resistant, secure data and voice across a variety of air, sea and ground platforms. The mission of MIDS Program Office is to develop, field and support interoperable, affordable and secure MIDS tactical data link and programmable networking technologies and capabilities for the joint, coalition and international warfighter. This contract is expected to combine purchases for the Navy, potentially other U.S. armed services (99 percent), and various other governments, including Austria, Chile, Finland, Israel, Jordan, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United Kingdom, NATO, and all NATO nations (one percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (50 percent); and Wayne, New Jersey (50 percent), and work is expected to be completed June 15, 2020. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $1,000,000 will be placed on contract and obligated on the first task order concurrent with contract award which will meet the minimum order requirement. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) – only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements, as implemented by Federal Acquisition Regulations Subpart 6.302-1(a)(2). The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity on behalf of the MIDS Program Office.

Army Awards $200 Million Contract for Registered Nurse Services. Global Dynamics LLC, Columbia, Maryland, was awarded a $200,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for registered nurse services for the San Antonio Military Health System. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of September 30, 2020. Bids were solicited via the Internet with 23 received. Army Medical Command, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas, is the contracting activity.

Army Issues $184 Million Contract Modification for Medium Tactical Vehicles. Oshkosh Defense LLC, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, was awarded a $184,453,077 modification to contract to add 698 FMTVs (Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles) and applicable federal retail excise tax to the contract. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of Septempber 30, 2015. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

Air Force Modifies Payload Operations and Support Contract by $145 Million. Northrop Grumman Information Systems, San Diego, California, has been awarded an undefinitized modification with a not-to-exceed value of $145,385,706 to a previously awarded contract. Contractor will provide Battlefield Airborne Communication Node Joint Urgent Operational Need payload operations and support. Work will be performed within the Central Command theater of operations and San Diego, California, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance and overseas contingency operations funds in the amount of $48,541,488 are being obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.