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Defense Contracts Announced for 7/11/2012



Because every contract becomes part of the overall MiC story - defense contracts announced for 7/11/2012.



(16) contracts listed below were reported by the United States Department of Defense on 7/11/2012. There were a total of (16) defense contracts reported. * Indicates a "small business" classification per the US DoD. ** indicates a "small disadvantaged business" per the US DoD.


NOTE: the US DoD only publicly reports contracts valued at $6.5 million USD or greater.



Contractor: Atlas Air, Incorporated
Department: United States Transportation Command

Contract Details: Atlas Air Inc., of Purchase, N.Y., is being awarded one of three U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) contracts to obtain international air cargo pickup/delivery service under the Theater Express II program. This contract, an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity, fixed-price award, has an overall four-year maximum ceiling program value of $2,916,336,642 with a minimum guaranteed award amount of $2,500. The contract is for international commercial air cargo service within the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of operations. Transportation services include the time-definite, Aerial Port-to-Aerial Port pick-up and delivery, Intransit Visibility (ITV), and customs processing and clearance of palletized and roll-on/roll-off vehicle cargo to CENTCOM Forward Operating Bases/Forward Operating Locations. The performance period for the base year is Aug. 1, 2012 to July 31, 2013, with three one-year option periods. Nine proposals were received. The contracting activity is USTRANSCOM , Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., 62225-5357 (HTC711-12-D-C004).

Total Contract Value: $2,916,336,642

Contractor: Kalitta Air LLC
Department: United States Transportation Command

Contract Details: Kalitta Air LLC, of Ypsilanti, Mich., is being awarded one of three U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) contracts to obtain international air cargo pickup/delivery service under the Theater Express II program. This contract, an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity, fixed-price award, has an overall four-year maximum ceiling program value of $2,916,336,642 with a minimum guaranteed award amount of $2,500. The contract is for international commercial air cargo service within the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of operations. Transportation services include the time-definite, Aerial Port-to-Aerial Port pick-up and delivery, Intransit Visibility (ITV), and customs processing and clearance of palletized and roll-on/roll-off vehicle cargo to CENTCOM Forward Operating Bases/Forward Operating Locations. The performance period for the base year is Aug. 1, 2012 to July 31, 2013, with three one-year option periods. Nine proposals were received. The contracting activity is USTRANSCOM , Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., 62225-5357 (HTC711-12-D-C005).

Total Contract Value: $2,916,336,642

Contractor: National Air Cargo Group, Incorporated
Department: United States Transportation Command

Contract Details: National Air Cargo Group, Inc., of Ypsilanti, Mich., is being awarded one of three U.S. Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) contracts to obtain international air cargo pickup/delivery service under the Theater Express II program. This contract, an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity, fixed-price award, has an overall four-year maximum ceiling program value of $2,916,336,642 with a minimum guaranteed award amount of $2,500. The contract is for international commercial air cargo service within the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of operations. Transportation services include the time-definite, Aerial Port-to-Aerial Port pick-up and delivery, Intransit Visibility (ITV), and customs processing and clearance of palletized and roll-on/roll-off vehicle cargo to CENTCOM Forward Operating Bases/Forward Operating Locations. The performance period for the base year is Aug. 1, 2012 to July 31, 2013, with three one-year option periods. Nine proposals were received. The contracting activity is USTRANSCOM, Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., 62225-5357 (HTC711-12-D-C006).

Total Contract Value: $2,916,336,642

Contractor: Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
Department: Army

Contract Details: Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded a $2,827,576,695 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement, as well as support services and technical data, of up to 916 UH/MH-60 Helicopters for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and Foreign Military Sales. Work will be performed in Stratford, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2016. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-12-C-0008).

Total Contract Value: $2,827,576,695

Contractor: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Incorporated
Department: Army

Contract Details: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., was awarded a $410,981,211 fixed-price-incentive contract. The award will provide for the procurement of Gray Eagle systems, including initial spares, plus additional hardware. Work will be performed in Poway, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2015. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-12-C-0057).

Total Contract Value: $410,981,211

Contractor: AAI Corporation
Department: Army

Contract Details: AAI Corp., Hunt Valley, Md., was awarded a $358,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure Tactical Common Data Link Retrofit Kits and Related Equipment for the Shadow Unmanned Aircraft System. Work will be performed in Hunt Valley, with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2014. One bid was solicited, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-08-C-0023).

Total Contract Value: $358,000,000

Contractor: Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
Department: Army

Contract Details: Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $353,191,632 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System Full-Rate Production VII Unitary Pods, Reduced Range Rocket Pods, Download/Demate Pods and integrated logistics support services. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas; Camden, Ark.; Orland, Fla.; and Lufkin, Texas; with an estimated completion date of Dec. 29, 2014. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-12-C-0151).

Total Contract Value: $353,191,632

Contractor: Mission Essential Personnel
Department: Army

Contract Details: Mission Essential Personnel, Columbus, Ohio, was awarded a $325,000,000 cost-plus-award-fee contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure linguist and interpretation services. Work will be performed in Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 6, 2012. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with six bids received. The U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Fort Belvoir, Va., is the contracting activity (W911W4-07-D-0010).

Total Contract Value: $325,000,000

Contractor: Fidelity Technologies Corporation
Department: Army

Contract Details: Fidelity Technologies Corp., Reading, Pa., was awarded a $176,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of the 3-Kilowat Tactical Quiet Generator Sets. Work will be performed in Reading, with an estimated completion date of July 4, 2017. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with five bids received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Alexandria, Va., is the contracting activity (W909MY-12-D-0018).

Total Contract Value: $176,000,000

Contractor: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation
Department: Army

Contract Details: Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Linthicum, Md., was awarded a $76,727,752 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The award will provide for the engineering and technical services in support of the Vehicle and Dismount Exploitation Radar system. Work will be performed in Linthicum, with an estimated completion date of April 26, 2013. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15P7T-11-C-H267).

Total Contract Value: $76,727,752

Contractor: Scientific Research Corporation
Department: Army

Contract Details: Scientific Research Corporation, Atlanta, Ga., awarded a $74,192,846 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The award will provide for the procurement of the Threat Signal Simulator Program. Work will be performed in Atlanta, with an estimated completion date of June 27, 2017. One bid was solicited, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation, Orlando, Fla., is the contracting activity (W900KK-12-C-0001).

Total Contract Value: $74,192,846

Contractor: BAE Systems, Land and Armaments LP, US Combat Systems
Department: Navy

Contract Details: BAE Systems, Land & Armaments L.P., U.S. Combat Systems, Minneapolis, Minn., is being awarded a $63,603,774 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5349) for fiscal 2012 production requirements for canisters and associated hardware in support of the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS). The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG 47 and DDG 51 class ships, as well as surface combatants of allied navies. Efforts under this contract include the production of the canisters for the Standard Missile-2, Vertical Launch Anti-Submarine Rocket, Standard Missile-3, Standard Missile-6, Evolved Seasparrow Missile, and Tactical Tomahawk. The canisters provide rocket motor exhaust gas containment and a launch rail during missile firing. They also serve as missile shipping and storage containers. Work will be performed in Aberdeen, S.D. (87 percent); Minneapolis, Minn. (5 percent); Germany (4 percent); Australia (2 percent); Spain (1 percent); The Netherlands (.5 percent); and Turkey (.5 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Total Contract Value: $63,603,774

Contractor: Olin-Winchester
Department: Army

Contract Details: Olin-Winchester, East Alton, Ill., was awarded a $56,620,542 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure ammunition, including 5.56mm; 7.62mm; and Caliber .50. Work will be performed in East Alton, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2013. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with two bids received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (W52P1J-11-C-0038).

Total Contract Value: $56,620,542

Contractor: Ellwood National Forge
Department: Army

Contract Details: Ellwood National Forge, Irvine, Penn., was awarded a $52,704,768 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure Bomb Live Unit-109 empty case assemblies and containers/pallets. Work will be performed in Irvine, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2014. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with three bids received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (W52P1J-12-C-0036).

Total Contract Value: $52,704,768

Contractor: URS Federal Technical Services
Department: Navy

Contract Details: URS Federal Technical Services, Germantown Md., is being awarded a $21,977,441 cost-plus fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6282) exercising previously negotiated options and providing incremental funding for professional support services to Team Submarine in support of Towed Array Systems, associated component systems, and Hull Sensor Systems. URS Federal Technical Services, will provide professional support services in the areas of (1) program analysis, development, control and monitoring, (2) administration, communication and human resources, (3) business, finance, and cost estimating, (4) technical and engineering support, (5) information technology, and (6) life cycle support. Work will be performed in Washington, D.C., and is expected to be completed by September 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $4,808,019 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Total Contract Value: $21,977,441

Contractor: 3Phoenix, Incorporated
Department: Navy

Contract Details: 3Phoenix, Inc.*, Chantilly, Va., is being awarded a $10,627,368 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, development and production of one low-profile photonics mast engineering development model and associated engineering services. This effort is for Phase III of a Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) topic number N04-138, “Real-time Data Fusion and Visualization Interface for Environmental Research Data.” The technology development efforts to support fielding Low Profile Photonics Masts and Inverted Passive Electrical Networking (iPEN) Telemetry Kits have been through SBIR. Developed technologies provide a significant improvement to U.S. Navy Open Architecture and Network Centric Operations. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $36,975,796. Work will be performed in Wake Forest, N.C. (70 percent), and Chantilly, Va. (30 percent), and is expected to be completed by May 2014. Contract funds will not 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 (N00024-12-C-6249).

Total Contract Value: $10,627,368