Q.E.D. Systems Inc.,* Virginia Beach, Virginia, is awarded a $15,115,583 cost-plus-incentive fee, cost-plus-fixed fee, cost-only contract for the execution planning efforts to support West Coast, East Coast, and outside the contiguous U.S. maintenance and sustainment execution contracts for Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class ships. The contract also allows for the procurement of long lead time material in support of the LCS class ships’ maintenance and sustainment availabilities. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $237,602,950. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (80 percent); and Virginia Beach, Virginia (20 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2019. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $25,000 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-18-C-4312).
Teradyne Inc., North Reading, Massachusetts, is awarded an $8,472,733 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five-year ordering period for automated test system hardware and software to test circuit card assemblies (CCA) for the Mark 41 Vertical Launch System. The objective of the contract is to purchase a test system that can utilize legacy test program sets to read the CCAs for the MK41 VLS, producing timely and compatible test results without the need for costly redevelopment. Other deliverables include products of subscriptions to maintenance (software downloads and replacement boards), training, nominal hardware and software services to ensure that new test fixtures and test program sets will interface seamlessly with the automated test system. Work will be performed in North Reading, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by June 2023. Fiscal 2018 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $7,852 will be obligated on the first delivery order at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii) – only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00178-18-D-4000).