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No: 545-03
July 25, 2003

CONTRACTS

DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY

ACS Defense, Inc. (a small business), Burlington, Ma., Artel, Inc., Reston, Va., Computer Sciences Corporation, Falls Church, Va., Electronics Data Systems Corporation, Herndon, Va., Northrop Grumman, Inc. (formerly Logicon), Reston, Va., Pragmatics, McLean, Va., Science Applications International Corporation, San Diego, Calif., Systems Research and Applications Corporation, Fairfax, Va., TASC, Inc., Reading, Ma., Veridian Information Solutions, Inc., Los Angeles, Calif., and DigitalNet Corporation (formerly Wang and Getronics), McLean, Va. are being awarded indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract modifications for the Defense Information Systems Agency. These full and open competitive acquisition contracts would allow for the issuance of firm fixed price, time-and-materials and cost reimbursement Information Assurance tasks orders. A minimum guarantee of $550,000 is being obligated at award per vendor. The maximum amount that can be obligated for all eleven contracts during the performance period for option year one modifications from July 27, 2003 through July 26, 2004 is $1,500,000,000. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (DITCO), Scott AFB, IL is the contracting activity. DCA200-00-D-5011, DCA200-00-D-5012, DCA200-00-D-5013, DCA200-00-D-5014, DCA200-00-D-5015, DCA200-00-D-5016, DCA200-00-D-5017, DCA200-00-D-5018, DCA200-00-D-5019, DCA200-00-D-5020, DCA200-00-D-5021

TRICARE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY

Wisconsin Physicians Service Insurance Corporation (WPS), of Madison, Wisconsin, is being awarded a contract for claims processing, customer service and administrative services for individuals who are eligible for both TRICARE and Medicare. The TRICARE Dual Eligible Fiscal Intermediary Contract (TDEFIC) will replace the current practice of having each managed care support contractor provide these services. The contract is for the base period of four 12-month option periods and one 3-month option period for a total of 5 years. Total value of the award is estimated to be $486,918,518 for the base period and all option periods combined. The base period for transition is July 25, 2003, through March 31, 2004. Delivery for the TDEFIC for claims processing, customer service and administrative services will begin on April 1, 2004. This contract was competitively procured via the TRICARE Management Activity e-solicitation Web site, with three offers received. The Department of Defense, TRICARE Management Activity, is the contracting activity (MDA906-03-C-0015).

NAVY

Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc., Schenectady, N.Y., is being awarded a $28,768,675 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-2102) for Naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Schenectady, N.Y. (60%) and Pittsburgh, Pa. (40%). Work completion date or additional information is not provided on Naval nuclear propulsion efforts. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

United Defense LP, Armament Systems Division, Minneapolis, Minn., is being awarded a $12,591,626 firm-fixed-price, award fee contract for FY 2003 U.S. Navy and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) requirements for the manufacture, assembly, test, and delivery of canisters, ancillary hardware, and associated support equipment for the MK41 Vertical Launching System (VLS). Canisters provide for safe storage, transportation, and loading of a variety of missile types into the VLS. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (79%) and the governments of Japan (9%); Netherlands (6%); and Canada (6%) under the FMS program. Work will be performed in Aberdeen, S.D., and is expected to be completed by September 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-03-C-5443).

AMSEC LLC, Virginia Beach, Va., is being awarded a $7,611,409 modification to contract N65236-99-D-6808 to provide technical and management support services in support of Navy/Joint command and control system requirements for Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Charleston, S.C. All option periods have been exercised. The guaranteed minimum has been satisfied, and all further funds obligated will be through the issuance of task orders. Work will be performed at the contractor's facility in Virginia Beach Va., Norfolk/Tidewater Va. (40%), Charleston S.C. (20%), San Diego Calif. (20%), Jacksonville Fla. (1%), Bremerton Wash. (1%), and various DoD locations worldwide (18%) and is expected to be completed by December 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston S.C. is the contracting activity (N65236-99-D-6808).

Raytheon Company, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $7,303,300 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-5415) for Block 1A upgrade and conversion performance enhancement equipment for one (1) Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) for the Taiwan Navy under the Foreign Military Sales Program. CIWS is a fast reaction terminal defense against low and high flying, high-speed maneuvering, anti-ship missile threats that have penetrated all other ships' defenses. Work will be performed in Louisville, Ky., and is expected to be completed by January 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

SRS Technologies of Newport Beach, California, a qualified small business GSA Schedule holder, is being awarded an order under the GSA Schedule, contract number GS-23-0083K, for Joint National Integration Center Technical Advisory and Assistance Services (JTAAS). The JTAAS order period of performance is Aug. 1, 2003 through Aug. 31, 2003 for transition; Sept. 1, 2003 through Aug. 31, 2004 for the basic year; Sept. 1, 2004 through Aug. 31, 2005 for option year 1; Sept. 1, 2005 through Aug. 31, 2006 for option year 2 and Sept. 1, 2006 through Aug. 31, 2007 for option year 3. Three optional award term periods could extend the order to a maximum of ten years. Under this order, SRS will provide project technical oversight of select Missile Defense Agency projects, which includes but is not limited to, wargaming, exercise support, missile defense wargaming and analyses resources development, ground and flight test support, test operations, government furnished activities, joint distributed engineering plant, international modeling and simulation, ground-based midcourse missile defense analysis lab, and missile defense command and control, battle management and communications element integration. Technical and infrastructure support includes technical support to the Joint National Integration Center technical advisor, systems engineer, analysis integration, operating locations, information security engineering, information management, facilities engineering, and technical consultants. Administrative and management support includes program management and executive office support, office management personnel, contract, and data management, public affairs, and international affairs. Integrated technical program support includes technical, programmatic, and customer support, strategic planning, and acquisition and source selection support. The order will be performed at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., and will use fiscal years 03 through 07 research, development, test, and evaluation, and customer funds. The order value is $26,999,817 for the basic effort and the three option years. The Joint National Integration Center, 730 Irwin Avenue, Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., 80912-7300 is the contracting activity. (H95001-03-F-0002)