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No: 017-12
January 10, 2012



            United Launch Services, L.L.C., Littleton, Colo., is being awarded a $1,516,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Atlas V Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) launch service in support of a Defense Meteorological Satellites Program 19; a Mobile User Objective System-3; three National Reconnaissance Office missions; and Delta IV EELV launch service in support of Air Force Space Command-4, two Global Positioning Systems, and Defense Meteorological Satellites Program-20 missions.  The location of the performance is Decatur, Ala.  Work is expected to be completed by Jun. 30, 2014.  SMC/LRK, El Segundo, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8811-11-C-001 P00012).

            Aerospace Engineering Spectrum, Ogden, Utah (FA8222-12-D-0001); ARINC Engineering Services, L.L.C., Annapolis, Md. (FA8222-12-D-0003); Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio (FA8222-12-D-0004); Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., McLean, Va. (FA8222-12-D-0005); Dynamics Research Corp., Andover, Maine (FA8222-12-D-0006); DRS C3 & Aviation Co., Gaithersburg, Md. (FA8222-12-D-0007); Global Consulting International, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah (FA8222-12-D-0008); General Dynamics Information Technology, Fairfax, Va. (FA8222-12-D-0009); Gauss Management Research and Engineering, Ogden, Utah (FA8222-12-D-0010); HEBCO, Inc., Oklahoma City, Okla. (FA8222-12-D-0011); Jacobs Technology, Inc., Tullahoma, Tenn. (FA8222-12-D-0012); Ki Ho Military Acquisition Consulting, Inc., Fairfax, Va. (FA8222-12-D-0013); Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems, Inc., Warner Robins, Ga. (FA8222-12-D-0014); M1 Support Services, L.P., Denton, Texas (FA8222-12-D-0015); Maden Technologies Consulting, Inc., District of Columbia (FA8222-12-D-0016); NCI Information Systems, Inc., Reston, Va. (FA8222-12-D-0017); Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Inc., Herndon, Va. (FA8222-12-D-0018); Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va. (FA8222-12-D-0019); Scientific Research Corp., Atlanta, Ga. (FA8222-12-D-0020); System Sustainment Alliance, Layton, Utah (FA8222-12-D-0021); Support Systems Associates, Inc., Melbourne, Fla. (FA8222-12-D-0022); Standard Aero Redesign Services, Inc., San Antonio, Texas (FA8222-12-D-0023); Sumaria Systems, Inc., Danvers, Mass. (FA8222-12-D-0024); University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio (FA8222-12-D-0002); VSE Corp., Alexandria, Va. (FA8222-12-D-0025); and Wyle Laboratories, Inc., Huntsville, Ala., (FA8222-12-D-0026) are being awarded a fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-reimbursable no-fee contract with an estimated value of $168,000,000 for the first year.  The Design & Engineering Support Program was established to develop and administer a multiple award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for providing a broad range of engineering services in support of any system or subsystem within the Air Force and the other Department of Defense services.  The engineering services are to support specific objectives which focus on improving system life cycle cost, operational life, performance, sustainment including maintainability and support, and safety and environmental friendliness.  The contract is open throughout the Department of Defense and the performance can be at numerous locations.  Work is expected to be completed by January 2019.  OO-ALC/PKESS, Hill Air Force Base, Utah is the contracting activity.


            On Dec. 29, 2011, Level 3 Communications, L.L.C., Broomfield, Colo., was awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract not-to-exceed $410,848,162 million dollars for fiber cable operations and maintenance support.  The period of performance is 10 consecutive years, with one-year options through Dec. 29, 2021.  Performance will be at various locations throughout the United States.  The solicitation was issued as an other than full and open competitive action pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).  Level 3 Communications is a large business.  The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, National Capital Region is the contracting activity (HC1047-12-D-0002).

            On Jan. 3, the Defense Information Systems Agency issued a modification to increase the ceiling value of two existing Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) multiple-award omnibus contracts:  TASC-M, Andover, Mass., large business (NBCHC020002 modification 466); and Interop Joint Venture II, Chantilly, Va., large business (NBCHC020003 modification 474).  The JITC omnibus multiple-award contracts are time and material contracts that provide a full-range of test, evaluation, and certification services to support rapid acquisition and fielding of global net-centric war fighting capabilities.  The current contracts expire Aug. 30, 2012.  The total combined ceiling values will be increased by $50,000,000, changing the total contract ceilings from $1,155,000,000 to $1,205,000,000.  The statutory authority for other than full and open competition is 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).  Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements.  The intent to award this sole-source modification was posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website on Dec. 19, 2012.  Performance will be at the JITC located at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., Fort Meade, Md., and Indian Head, Md.  The original solicitation was issued as a full and open competitive action and eight proposals were received.  The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is the contracting activity.


            GE Healthcare, Wauwatosa, Wis., was issued a modification exercising the third option year on contract SPM2D1-09-D-8300/P00025.  The award is a fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract with a maximum $43,200,000 for patient monitoring systems, subsystems, accessories, consumables, spare/repair parts, and training.  There are no other locations of performance.  Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies.  There were 17 solicitations made with nine responses.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2012/2013 Defense Working Capital Funds.  The date of performance completion is Jan. 13, 2013.  The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity.

            Electro-Methods, Inc.*, South Windsor, Conn., was awarded a firm-fixed-price, total set-aside contract with a maximum $7,218,166 for aircraft front frame.  There are no other locations of performance.  Using service is Air Force.  There were three solicitations with one response.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2011 Material Support Division Funds.  The date of performance completion is Nov. 30, 2014.  The Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity (SPRTA1-12-C-0013).


            Lockheed Martin Corp., Baltimore, Md., is being awarded a $20,616,676 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-5302) for MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) production support material, interim support parts, and equipment in support of DDG 51 class construction.  The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG 47 and DDG 51 class surface combatants of the U.S. Navy, surface combatants of allied navies, and Aegis Ashore requirements for Missile Defense Agency’s Ground Ballistic Missile Defense Program.  It is the primary missile launching system aboard Navy combatants used to store, safe, inventory and launch missiles of various types.  Work will be performed in Baltimore, Md. (41.1 percent); Lewisburg, Tenn. (19.1 percent); Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (18.8 percent); Johnstown, Pa. (9.2 percent); Simpsonville, S.C. (5.5 percent); Clearwater, Fla. (3.2 percent); and Sterling Heights, Mich. (3.1 percent).  Work is expected to be completed by June 2015.  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.

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