DMEA Picks 8 Firms for $7B Follow-On Advanced Tech Engineering Services IDIQ

electronicsThe Defense Microelectronics Activity has awarded positions on a potential $7.2 billion contract vehicle to eight companies to support the agency’s work on new technology insertions and applications for military systems.

Contractors will bid for individual task orders over a 10-year ordering period to engineer components for the Defense Department to address operational issues with electronics’ hardware and software under the Advanced Technology Support Program IV program, DoD said Thursday.

The ATSP4 program is scheduled to run through March 31, 2028, and covers research, analysis, design, simulation, prototyping, integration, testing and producibility services.

Nine proposals were submitted to DMEA for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract that also includes support for foreign military sales.

The awardees are:

  • Aeroflex
  • BAE Systems
  • Boeing (NYSE: BA)
  • General Dynamics (NYSE: GD)
  • Honeywell International (NYSE: HON)
  • Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT)
  • Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC)
  • Raytheon (NYSE: RTN)

DMEA, which operates under the umbrella of the Office of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics,  aims to help DoD manage complex microelectronic systems.

You may also be interested in...

F-35 Lightning II

State Dept OKs Potential $10B Sale of Lockheed-Made F-35s to UAE

The State Department informed Congress it approved the United Arab Emirates’ request to buy 50 Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 fighter jets under a potential $10B deal, Reuters reported Friday. The potential foreign military sales deal will move to an informal review by the House Foreign Affairs and Senate Foreign Relations committees.

strategic partnership

DC Capital Aims to Help HTSI Grow Gov’t Footprint via Strategic Partnership

Private equity firm DC Capital Partners has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with Huntsville, Alabama-based system engineering company Hill Technical Solutions Inc. aimed at helping expand the latter's customer base and support work in the government sector.