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No: 198-02
April 22, 2002

DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY

ARTEL Inc.*, Reston, Va.; Femme Comp Inc.*, Sterling, Va.; FGM Inc.*, Dulles, Va.; Pragmatics Inc.*, McLean, Va.; Northrop Grumman Information Technology - Defense Mission Systems, Reston, Va.; Science Applications International Corp. Technology Services Co., San Diego, Calif.; and Systems Research and Applications Corp., Fairfax, Va., are being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Defense Information Systems Agency next generation engineering. The contract will have a seven-year life cycle. Cost reimbursement, fixed price or time and material task orders may be issued against the contracts. Total overall ceiling of the contract is $1,000,000,000. Each awardee is guaranteed a minimum award of $100,000 for the basic performance period. Work performed under these contracts will be engineering services to support the Defense Information Systems Agency and other Department of Defense agencies worldwide. This procurement was competitively solicited as two separate acquisitions under one solicitation as full and open and small business set-aside. Six large businesses and 11 small businesses responded to this solicitation. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization-National Capital Region is the contracting activity. (ARTEL - DCA100-02-D-4003, Femme Comp - DCA100-02-D-4004, FGM - DCA100-02-D-4005, Pragmatics - DCA100-02-D-4006, Defense Mission Systems - DCA100-02-D-4007, Science Applications International - DCA100-02-D-4008, and Systems Research and Applications - DCA100-02-D-4009).

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

PEPCO Energy Services, Washington, D.C., is being awarded a $64,075,620 firm-fixed-price contract for 1,511,109 megawatt-hours of electricity for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and federal installations. Work will also be performed at Aberdeen Proving Ground, U.S. Coast Guard, Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the Maryland Procurement Office, Md. Performance completion date is scheduled for December 2005. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 26 proposals solicited, and three responded. The Defense Energy Support Center, Fort Belvoir, Va., is the contracting activity (SP0600-02-D-8004).

BGE Home Products and Services Inc., Columbia, Md., has been awarded a $37,753,744 firm-fixed-price contract for 842,804 megawatt-hours of electricity for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy and federal installations. Work will also be performed at Aberdeen Proving Ground, Fort Meade, Annapolis and Baltimore, Md. Performance completion date is scheduled for December 2005. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 26 proposals solicited, and three responded. The Defense Energy Support Center, Fort Belvoir, Va., is the contracting activity (SP0600-02-D-8003).

ARMY

Chicago Bridge and Iron Co. Constructors Inc., Alpharetta, Ga., is being awarded a $11,730,000 firm-fixed-price contract for replacement/upgrade of existing 50-year old high pressure and high temperature American Society of Mechanical Engineers pressure vessel code qualified jet inlet ductwork, with newly designed fabricated and welded-in-place ductwork. Work will be performed at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., and is expected to be completed by Oct. 29, 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 87 bids solicited on Oct. 12, 2001, and three bids were received. The U. S. Army Engineer Mobile District, Mobile, Ala., is the contracting activity (DACA01-02-C-0010).

NAVY

Cable and Computer Technology Inc., Anaheim, Calif., is being awarded a $9,955,000 indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity contract for Data Transfer System components, integration and installation. This effort will provide switching capability for Naval Tactical Data System electrical interfaces. Work will be performed in Anaheim, Calif., and is expected to be completed by April 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was awarded on a sole-source basis. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity (N00178-02-D-2014).

Physical Sciences Inc. (PSI), Andover, Mass., is being awarded a $9,755,594 indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee, applied research contract for the All Solid State Laser Dye Program, which is a comprehensive work effort with the long-range goal of developing a directly diode-pumped solid-state dye laser. This program is directed towards fleet operations supporting data acquisition for applications of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance. Dye lasers currently use flowing dye/solvent solutions as the optical gain element. This type of architecture limits the usefulness in fieldable applications. Under this contract, PSI will provide applied research of an efficient diode-pumped solid-state laser using short excitation pulse lengths, which will allow diode pumping using presently available laser diodes. Work will be performed in Andover, Mass, and is expected to be completed by April 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with one offer received via the SPAWAR e-commerce central website. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N66001-02-D-0009).

Advanced Acoustic Concepts*, Ronkonkoma, N.Y., is being awarded an $8,777,913 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for 89,000 man-hours of engineering and technical support services for Undersea Warfare Technology Insertion. This contract contains options that, if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $49,987,426. Work will be performed in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., and is expected to be completed by September 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with one proposal solicited and one offer received. This contract was awarded as a Phase III effort under the Small Business Innovative Research Program. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-02-C-6311).

Drew Marine Division, Ashland Specialty Chemical Co., a division of Ashland Inc., Boonton, N.J., is being awarded a $7,297,580 requirements contract for the worldwide supply of shipboard chemicals and testing equipment, refrigerant gases, firefighting foam related support, potable water treatment and fuel oil testing and related engineering support services for all U.S. Naval ships of the Military Sealift Command (MSC) and any other vessel specifically identified by MSC. This contract contains an option that, if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $15,151,443. Work will be performed worldwide and is expected to be completed by April 2004. Contact funds will not expire by the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 19 proposals solicited and three offers received via the Commerce Business Daily. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting authority (N00033-02-D-8000).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Naval Electronic and Surveillance Systems, Archbald, Pa., is being awarded a $6,600,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-99-C-1648) to exercise an option for the procurement of an additional 3,300 laser guided training rounds. Work will be performed in Archbald, Pa., and is expected to be completed by March 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Earl Industries LLC., Portsmouth, Va., is being awarded a $5,470,000 fixed-price contract for the planned incremental availability of USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71). Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Va., and is expected to be completed by November 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured and advertised on the Internet with 10 proposals solicited and three offers received. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, U.S. Navy, Portsmouth, Va., is the contracting activity (N62678-02-C-2043).

AIR FORCE

Boeing Satellite Systems, Los Angeles, Calif., is being awarded $8,842,000 to exercise portions of a firm-fixed-price contract in support of the Wideband Gapfiller Communications Satellite Program. This action provides for Gapfiller satellite configuration control element and Gapfiller satellite control configuration control element new equipment training. At this time, the total amount of funds has been obligated. This work will be complete by the second quarter of fiscal year 2004. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-00-C-0011, P00035).

* Small Business