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No: 346-98
July 06, 1998

DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY

WorldCom Inc, Vienna, Va. was awarded on July 2, 1998, a fixed price contract for the Defense Information System Network (DISN) Interim Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) Services (DIATMS) requirement. The contract is for one six-month base period with two six-month option periods with a value projected to be approximately $9,300,000. WorldCom will provide commercial ATM services to DISA and DoD services and agencies for the DISN on an interim basis until such requirements can be placed on the Objective DISN network. The contractor will provide service for 43 TRICARE sites and 4 future sites, delivering DS-3 access to designated service delivery points. Additional sites may be added by bilateral modification of the contract. The contractor will also provide five DS-3 gateways between this service being provided and other DoD private ATM networks. This requirement was competitively solicited; four offers were received. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Office, Scott AFB, Ill. is the contracting activity (DCA200-98-C-0055).

DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY

Raytheon Systems Co., Falls Church, Va., was incrementally awarded $1,000,000 under a $7,600,000 "other transaction for prototypes" on July 1, 1998, for the Airborne Communications Node program to demonstrate enhanced communications capabilities to and among deployed or maneuvering forces. Work will be performed in Fort Wayne, Ind. (28%); Plano, Texas (20%); Falls Church, Va. (21%); and El Segundo, Calif. (31%). The agreement estimated completion date is December 30, 1999. Agreement funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The agreement is the result of a solicitation issued on March 30, 1998; four offers were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (MDA972-98-9-0010).

Lockheed Martin - Sanders, Nashua, N.H., was incrementally awarded $1,000,000 under a $7,600,000 "other transaction for prototypes" on July 1, 1998, for the Airborne Communications Node program to demonstrate enhanced communications capabilities to and among deployed or maneuvering forces. Work will be performed in Scottsdale, Ariz. (13%); Cincinnati, Ohio (13%); Atlanta, Ga. (2%); Morristown, N.J. (7%); Arlington, Va. (2%);

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Arlington Heights, Ill. (3%); Carlsbad, Calif. (2%); Eagan, Mich. (8%); and Nashua, N.H. (50%). The agreement estimated completion date is December 30, 1999. Agreement funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The agreement is the result of a solicitation issued on March 30, 1998; four offers were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (MDA972-98-9-0011).

TRW, Carson, Calif., was incrementally awarded $1,000,000 under a $7,600,000 "other transaction for prototypes" on July 1, 1998, for the Airborne Communications Node program to demonstrate enhanced communications capabilities to and among deployed or maneuvering forces. Work will be performed in Anaheim, Calif. (14%); Cambridge, Mass. (23%); Salt Lake City, Utah (16%); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (23%); and San Diego, Calif. (24%). The agreement estimated completion date is December 30, 1999. Agreement funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The agreement is the result of a solicitation issued on March 30, 1998; four offers were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (MDA972-98-9-0012).

ITT Aerospace/Communications Division, Fort Wayne, Ind., was awarded a $5,000,000 increment of a $10,000,000 "other transaction for prototypes" on July 1, 1998, for phase II of the Situation Awareness System to provide individual warfighters and small units the capability to communicate and operate as a coordinated team. Work will be performed in Menlo Park, Calif. (20%); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (15%); Fort Wayne, Ind. (25%); Clifton, N.J. (25%); and Cambridge, Mass. (15%). The agreement estimated completion date is June 1999. Agreement funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The agreement is the result of a solicitation issued on March 10, 1998; seven offers were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (MDA972-98-9-0013).

Raytheon Systems Co., Defense Systems, El Segundo, Calif., was awarded a $5,000,000 increment of a $10,000,000 "other transaction for prototypes" on July 1, 1998, for phase II of the Situation Awareness System to provide individual warfighters and small units the capability to communicate and operate as a coordinated team. Work will be performed in Fort Wayne, Ind. (28%); Plano, Texas (20%); Falls Church, Va. (21%); and El Segundo, Calif. (31%). The agreement estimated completion date is June 1999. Agreement funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The agreement is the result of a solicitation issued on March 10, 1998; seven offers were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (MDA972-98-9-0014).

NAVY

Lockheed Martin, Government Electronics Systems, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $9,317,675 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-97-C-5173 to exercise an option for 119,310 man-hours to perform special engineering analysis studies and tasks to support the DDG 51 class baseline 6 phase I regression analysis. Work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J., and is expected to be completed by March 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.

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ARMY

TRW Inc., System Integration Group, Carson, Calif., was awarded on July 2, 1998, a $400,000 increment as part of an $11,300,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for development of the Air & Missile Defense Workstation (AMDWS). Work will be performed in Carson, Calif., and is expected to be completed by July 2, 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on June 2, 1998. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (DAAH01-98-C-0219).

Allison Transmission Division, General Motors Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded an $8,646,624 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 133 transmissions (X200-4A) for the M113 Family of Vehicles. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Ind., and is expected to be completed by Jan. 30, 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on May 15, 1998. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank-automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich. (DAAE07-97-C-T475).