General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded an undefinitized contract action with a not-to-exceed value of $39,566,023 to provide additional unmanned air system intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance surge support for Marine Corps Task Force Southwest operations in the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of operations (AOR) using contractor-owned/contractor-operated MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air systems. Work will be performed in Yuma, Arizona (35 percent); Poway, California (15 percent); and within the CENTCOM AOR (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2018. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy), overseas contingency operations funds in the amount of $19,387,351 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-1063). (Awarded June 15, 2018).
BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded an $11,730,561 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-18-C-4438) to exercise options for the execution of USS Cole (DDG 67) fiscal 2018 extended dry-docking selected restricted availability. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by July 2019. Fiscal 2018 defense-wide procurement funding in the amount of $11,730,561 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.
Metron Inc.,* Reston, Virginia, is awarded an $8,005,240 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for an effort titled advanced modular payloads for unmanned undersea vehicles (UUVs). This contract contains options, which if exercised, will bring the contract value to $21,091,313. Work will be performed in Reston, Virginia, and work is expected to be completed Dec. 31, 2019. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (defense) funds in the amount of $2,730,000; and fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $35,000 will be obligated at the time of award. Funds in the amount of $4,730,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under Office of Naval Research long range broad agency announcement (BAA) N00014-18-S-B001, dated Sept. 29, 2017. Since proposals will be received throughout the year under the long range BAA, the number of proposals received in response to the solicitation is unknown. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00014-18-C-2015).