According to the Department of Defense, “TASC was awarded a $44, 786, 637 firm-fixed-price contract. The contractor shall provide all the necessary labor, supplies, material and equipment in support of the U.S. Army Special Programs Office (ASPO), Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA). The SETA support encompasses a broad range of technical, engineering, and program/project management functions pertaining to systems and subject matter expertise for operation, acquisition, requirement management, full life cycle support, architecture development, training, and system integration. The contractor shall support conferences, demonstrations, and trade exhibits with the generation and fabrication of graphic and photo-based material, and artifacts generated at the government facility. The contractor shall provide technical expertise in the material acquisition process, and planning programming and budget execution system support for the ASPO budget office. Work is to be performed in Alexandria, Va., with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2015. Bids were solicited on the World Wide Web with two bids received. Army Geospatial Center, Contract Office, Alexandria, Va., is the contracting activity (W5J9CQ-10-C-0019).
Boeing (NYSE: BA) was awarded a $12, 527, 049 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. Boeing will reduce the risk and uncertainties associated with performing extended flight information to a sufficient level while still achieving a significant aerodynamic performance benefit. Where the risks cannot be completely mitigated, Boeing will quantify them with respect to formation type and relative positioning, enabling a trade or performance benefit versus risk and impact. Work is to be performed in Seattle, Wash. (40.64 percent); Louisville, Colo. (18.15 percent); East Hartford, Conn. (2.24 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (2.62 percent); Long Beach, Calif. (25.34 percent); and Renton, Wash. (11.01 percent), with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2012. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Contracts Management Office, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (HR0011-10-C-0090).
Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a $44, 478, 772 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for fiscal 2010 design agent engineering services for the MK-31 rolling airframe missile (RAM) guided missile weapon system, a cooperative development and production program conducted jointly by the U.S. and the Federal Republic of Germany under memoranda of understanding. The support procured is required to maintain current weapon system capability, as well as resolve issues through design, systems, software maintenance, reliability, maintainability, quality assurance, and logistics engineering services. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $167, 314, 515. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz., and is expected to be completed by September 2010. Contract funds in the amount of $2, 254, 245 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-10-C-5432).”