SAIC, Telcordia Ink Defense Contracts; Northrop Grumman Turns Triple Play

According to the Department of Defense, “SAIC (NYSE: SAI) was awarded an $18, 538, 524 firm-fixed-price contract.  This contract provides 241, 804 firm-fixed-price (level of effort) hours of logistics services to the program manager for Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected (MRAP) vehicles.  The scope of work involves the repair and refilling of air conditioning and fire suppression systems on MRAP vehicles primarily in Southwest Asia.  Work is to be done in two Kuwait site; seven Afghanistan sites (93 percent); five U.S. military base sites; one Hawaii site; and one Japan site (7 percent), with an estimated completion date of Sept. 24, 2012.  One bid was solicited with one bid received.  U.S. Army TACOM, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-09-A-0003).

“Telcordia Technologies was awarded on Sept. 24 a $14, 044, 447 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for CUN 0001, research and development efforts in the area to advance the state of the art and transition of protocols and algorithms for resilient agile global optical networks technology. One lot CUN 0002, research in the area of demonstration of a cloud computing application.  One lot.  Work is to be performed in Piscataway, N.J., with an estimated completion date of May 30, 2013.  Bids were solicited via Broad Agency Announcement with two bids received.  U.S. Army RDECOM Contracting Center, Adelphi Contracting Division/CCRD-AD-CO, Adelphi, Md., is the contracting activity (W911QX-10-C-0094).

“Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) was awarded a $8, 976, 874 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  This is a research and development effort entitled, “Robust Electric Laser Initiative (RELI), ” submitted under Space and Missile Defense Command Technology Center Broad Agency Announcement W9113M•09•000 1.  The focus of RELI is to improve the current state of the art of electric lasers.  Redondo Beach, Calif., Sept 30., 2016.  Web five.  U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Contracting and Acquisition Management Office, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting activity (W9113M-10-C-0022).

“Northrop Grumman was awarded a $6, 699, 689 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to perform capabilities-based rotations personnel training for aircraft operations at Dugway Proving Grounds, UT/Rapid Integration Acceptance Center.  Training will be in support of sites located inside and outside the contiguous United States, to include GOCO systems and all Army units for the Hunter unmanned aircraft system.  Work is to be performed in Sierra Vista (Garden Canon), Ariz., with an estimated completion date of Sept. 24, 2011.  One bid was solicited with one bid received.  AMCOM Contracting Center, CCAM-AR-A, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-08C-0025).

“Northrop Grumman has been awarded a $52, 606, 846 contract modification which will exercise the option to extend the performance period for fiscal 2010 through 2015 for systems engineering, management, development and sustainment for Air Force Weather Systems.  At this time, no money has been obligated.  55 CONS, Offutt Air Force Base, Neb., is the contracting activity (FA4600-08-D-0002; P00019).”

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