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No: 538-03
July 23, 2003

CONTRACTS

NAVY

Digital System Resources, Inc.*, Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $25,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for a Phase III Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) program under Topic N00-008 entitled "Environmentally Insensitive Active Decluttering" and Topic N00-009 entitled "Multistatic Operation." The primary objective of this Phase III SBIR Program is to provide engineering services and software products to support performance testing of the AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS) production configuration. The contractor will support, maintain, and improve the software tools previously developed and delivered to support testing of the AQS-22 ALFS during laboratory and field tests, implement corrections for deficiencies in the MH-60R acoustics processing, and support planning, definition, conduct, and results analysis of performance testing of the ALFS production configuration. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Va., and is expected to be completed in August 2008. Contract funds in the amount of $134,879 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured using SBIR Program Solicitation under Topics N00-008 and N00-009 and four offers were received for each. The Naval Air Systems Command Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J. is the contracting activity (N68335-03-D-0105).

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Pittsfield, Mass., is being awarded a $16,683,300 modification under previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00030-03-C-0008, modification P00002) to provide a second shipset of Attack Weapon Control System (AWCS) equipment in FY03. Work will be performed in Pittsfield, Mass., and is expected to be completed by December 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Navy's Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Sundial Marine Construction & Repair, Inc., Troutdale, Ore., is being awarded a $6,913,986 firm, fixed-price contract for construction of three non-self-propelled fuel oil barges to carry bulk liquid petroleum products for refueling ships of the United States Navy. The barges will be designed and constructed with double hulls in accordance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. They will also conform to requirements for ocean service set by the American Bureau of Shipping and United States Coast Guard. This contract includes options, which if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of the contract to $18,886,414. Work will be performed in Troutdale, Ore., and is expected to be completed by November 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured and advertised on the Internet, with six offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-03-C-2234)

AIR FORCE

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif. and Northrop Grumman, Los Angeles, Calif., are being awarded a $16,000,000 contract modification for the following: 1) provide capability to assign any single uplink transmission security (TRANSEC) key to any beam; 2) provide capability to blank 2nd key contiguous bandwidth within any one permute group in multiples of wideband channels for every hope of the date frame. The blanking timing error shall be factory selectable and upload able from mission control segment (MCS); 3) allow extra high data rate users to acquire high gain earth coverage, reposition medium resolution coverage area (beam shared and full-time) and high-resolution coverage area beams without using super high gain earth coverage (SHGEC) uplink resources; 4) provide capability for all users to acquire and communicate in the same coverage requests, and the SHGEC which is only used for communications and time tracking terminals acquiring or communicating in any particular beam will do so using only one uplink TRANSEC key that is currently configured to that beam; 5) allow for permute group 0 group to support wideband channels. Locations of performance are: Lockheed Martin, Sunnyvale Calif. and Northrop Grumman, Los Angeles Calif. No funds have been obligated. This work will be complete September 2008. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Los Angeles, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-02-C-0002, P00043).

Raytheon Systems Co., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $10,000,000 (maximum) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for embedded information system technology support which will develop, demonstrate, and transition embedded information system technologies to support information exchange between aerospace and command and control systems within the emerging Department of Defense command and control enterprise. The Program Research & Development Announcement was divided into two thrust areas, and this award to Raytheon is the singular award under thrust area 2. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than the amount above. At this time, $1,80,000 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete July 2011. Solicitations began March 2002 and negotiations were complete July 2003. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-02-D-4036, Delivery Order 0001).

Veridian Engineering, Inc., Buffalo N.Y., is being awarded a $7,000,000 (ceiling value) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide for high-confidence detection, orientation, and recognition. The objective of this effort is to develop a disciplined, validated and efficient capability to exercise, analyze and evaluate system-of-systems solutions to the problem of detecting, identifying, and maintaining target identification in realistic battlefield conditions (i.e. the continuous identification problem). Top-level objectives associated with the continuous identification problem include robust and predictable target recognition across a variety of operating conditions, uninterrupted tracking of dynamic targets, synergistic combination and management of a large array of sensory assets, and precise orientation and location of targets. This effort will demonstrate an integrated system performance capability by engineering, integrating, evaluation, and demonstrating advanced automatic target recognition/cueing target tracking in registration and sensor fusion resource management technologies. The Air Force can issues delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than the amount above. Locations of performance are Veridian Engineering, Dayton Ohio and Veridian Engineering Inc., Buffalo, N.Y. At this time, $2,397,962 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be complete October 2023. Solicitations began April 2003 and negotiations were completed July 2003. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-02-D-1474).

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