Navy Awards 6 Spots on $198M Combat Instrumentation Platforms R&D IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has selected six companies to compete for task orders to research, develop, sustain and update the service branch’s Combat Environment Instrumentation Systems under a potential five-year, $197.9 million contract.

The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division solicited proposals from 11 companies for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and expects work to occur in California through March 2022, the Defense Department said Thursday.

The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract covers several CEIS equipment such as electronic attack/active emitter pods, electro-optical tracking platforms, countermeasure systems, unmanned aerial vehicle instrumentation tools, GPS-based time-space-position-data instrumentation and multispectral target systems that DoD and allies use at test and training ranges.

The awardees are:

  • Dynetics
  • Engility (NYSE: EGL)
  • Kranze Technology Solutions
  • Leidos (NYSE: LDOS)
  • New Directions Technologies
  • NuWaves

The service branch obligated $15,000 from working capital funds for fiscal 2017 at the time of award.

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