TheÂ U.S. NavyÂ has selected six companiesÂ to compete for task orders to research, develop, sustain and update the service branchâs Combat Environment Instrumentation Systems under a potential five-year, $197.9 million contract.
The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons DivisionÂ solicited proposals from 11 companies for theÂ 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:
- Engility (NYSE: EGL)
- Kranze Technology Solutions
- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS)
- New Directions Technologies
The service branch obligated $15,000 from working capital funds for fiscal 2017 at the time of award.