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DoD Contracts: Alion Science and Technology Corp. Awarded $48M to Provide Tactical Systems
Alion Science and Technology Corp., McLean, Virginia, has been awarded a $48,459,676 delivery order (0065) to previously awarded contract FA4600-06-D-0003. Contractor will provide integrated tactical systems to identify and avoid using problematic materials, processes and assessment methods that can lead to unplanned and unbudgeted maintenance costs, shorter life-cycles, and reduced readiness. Work will be performed at several Navy bases and Rome, New York, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 29, 2016. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $2,732,400 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.
Alion Science and Technology Corp., McLean, Virginia, has been awarded a $47,316,614 delivery order (0076) to previously awarded contract FA4600-06-D-0003. Contractor will support the Army Tank and Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center by development of solutions for technical and engineering problems. This includes solutions for problems in the science of materials and processes, in engineering, and in testing and evaluation. Work will be performed at Detroit, Michigan, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 29, 2016.. Fiscal 2014 Army research, development, test and evaluation funds, and operations and maintenance funds, in the amount of $1,496,586 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Installation Contracting Agency, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, is the contracting activity.
Trident Systems Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, has been awarded a $24,900,000 small business innovation research (SBIR) Phase III cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Collaboration Gateway. Contractor will provide a focused but flexible contracting vehicle between the U.S. government, the military services and the intelligence community, and Trident Systems Inc. Under Public Law 106-554 SBIR Phase III authorization to enable the U.S. government to receive the benefits of the investments made with the contractor under the auspices of the SBIR program. These benefits will be accrued by continuing research and development in related areas not previously addressed, but required for successful product transition; transitioning and productizing technology to meet specific U.S. government customer requirements; testing, evaluating and supporting products in the customerâ€™s operational environment, and providing a mechanism for customer acquisition of the limited product quantities required for operational introduction of products. Work will be performed at Fairfax, Virginia, or Raleigh, North Carolina, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 4, 2020. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $60,000 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity (FA8750-14-D-0037).
Integrated Solutions for Systems, Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $10,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for enhanced lethality ordnance and modeling. Contractor will provide research and development in three research weapons core competencies: weapon effectiveness, damage mechanisms and energetic materials. Work will be performed at Huntsville, Alabama, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 3, 2019. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with 48 offers received. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the combined amount of $348,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory Munitions Directorate, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity (FA8651-14-D-0094).
Short Bark Industries, Inc.,* Vonore, Tennessee, is being awarded an estimated maximum $36,750,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for production of the Enhanced Flame Resistant Combat Ensemble (EFRCE) uniforms. Maximum order ceiling is not to exceed 375,000 individual EFRCE articles over the life of the contract. Contract consists of a base year and three ordering periods. The EFRCE contract will begin in September 2014, and remain active for potential future EFRCE orders until completion in September 2018, or until the 375,000 EFRCE article order ceiling is reached. Work will be performed in Guanica, Puerto Rico. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. Funds will be obligated on delivery orders as they are issued. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Marine Corps and Navy) contract funds in the amount of $12,825,698 for the first delivery order will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with seven proposals received. Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity (M67854-14-D-1010).
Huntington Ingalls Inc., Coronado, California, is being awarded a $24,230,190 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-13-C-4315) for USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) fiscal 2014 planned incremental availability. A planned incremental availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. Work will be performed in Coronado, California, and is expected to be completed by April 2015. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $10,470,296 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.
U.S. Ordnance, Inc.,* McCarran, Nevada was awarded an $11,236,402 firm-fixed-price contract for M2 machine gun barrel assemblies. Work and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 30, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet, with five received. U.S. Army Contracting Command – Tank and Automotive, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-14-D-0031).