Navy Taps 5 Contractors for $2.5B Shipboard Networks IDIQ

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on an eight-year, $2,529,500,000 contract to five companies for work to produce and install shipboard networks that are intended as a bridge to the branch’s future afloat networks. The Defense Department said Wednesday that the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract contains no options and awardees...

Jacobs, NASA Ink $120M Marshall Center Services Modification

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Jacobs Technology (NYSE: JEC) and NASA have signed a potential one-year, $120 million contract modification for the company to continue engineering and science services at the agency’s based Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama. NASA said Monday the modification falls under a potential $600 million contract the company was awarded in July 2012 and covers work from Sept. 27, 2014...

Huntington Ingalls Subsidiary to Update Navy Amphibious Command Ships

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A Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) company has won three contracts worth $96.8 million combined to modernize the U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ships and to perform support services. AMSEC LLC will work to package materials for the Naval Sea Systems Command’s USS Blue Ridge and USS Mount Whitney and develop plans for shipchecks, drawings, engineering and maintenance efforts, Huntington...

Northrop Remotec to Update Naval Bomb Disposal Robots

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Remotec will update the U.S. Navy’s fleet of bomb disposal drones under a 踐.8 million contract that James Heverin, director of the Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) company, said will support military first responders in unmanned technology usage. The Naval Surface Warfare Center awarded the project for 103 MK3 Series RONS, or remote ordnance neutralization systems, work for which will include...

CTC, CSS, URS Land Spots on $78M Navy Industrial Hygiene Testing IDIQ

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U.S. Navy photo The U.S. Navy has awarded positions on a potential three-year, $78,554,443 contract to three companies for industrial hygiene testing and monitoring services in support of the Navy’s Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Concurrent Technologies Corp., Consolidated Safety Service and URS Corp. (NYSE: URS) will compete for task orders to perform work under BUMED’s Industrial...

NOAA Taps 8 Firms for $250M Nautical Chart Data Services IDIQ

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The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected eight companies to help the agency’s coast survey office update nautical charts for mariners under a potential five-year, $250 million contract. Companies with positions on the Hydrographic Surveying Services contract will compete for task orders to perform work for the maps that are used by the shipping, fishing and boating communities...

Cary Wood: ERAPSCO Awarded $166M Navy Sonobuoys Contract

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Cary Wood ERAPSCO will develop sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy under a $166 million contract that Sparton President and CEO Cary B. Wood said is part of the company’s mission to provide products that fulfill defense clients’ requirements. ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton and Ultra Electronics Holdings, was awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to manufacture...

Lockheed Awarded Potential 3-Year Extension for NASA Johnson Center Services

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Lockheed Martin has been awarded a potential three-year, $34.6 million contract extension to continue helping to operate NASA’s Johnson Space Center in Houston. The extension contains a two-year base period that covers work between Oct. 1 and Sept. 30, 2016 and a one-year option that would extend work to Sept. 30, 2017, NASA said Friday. The cost-plus-award fee with baseline, level of effort,...

CMS Awards 15 Spots on Potential $7B Modeling, Evaluation IDIQ

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has awarded 15 positions on a potential five-year, $7 billion contract to help design and implement service and delivery models for managing costs of federal healthcare programs. CMS announced the contract awards Monday in a FedBizOpps notice and said the agency received 23 proposals for the multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity...

Air Force Picks 14 Firms for $494M Hosted Payload IDIQ

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The U.S. Air Force has awarded positions on a potential $494 million contract to 14 companies for products and services to help the government obtained commercial hosting tools for its payloads. The firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five-year ordering period and covers work through Jan. 31, 2029, the Defense Department said Thursday. Vendors with positions on...