Hundreds of corporations, big and small, comprise the U.S. war industry. Endless war is the most profitable racket on Earth. Here are the DOD contracts issued during June 2020.
FOREIGN MILITARY SALES (FMS) – Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers industry goods and services to allied nations and international organizations.
Advanced Electronics Co. (Riyadh) $12,374,760 for FMS (Saudi regime): F-15SA Cyber Protection System (CPS) and Related Facilities program. Implements and delivers end-user training for CPS for two years. This FMS part of “the total package of acquisition and fielding of 84 F-15A aircraft; the upgrade of 70 F-15SA aircraft to the F-154SA configuration; the procurement of associated equipment, weapons and spares; and the construction, refurbishment and infrastructure improvements of support facilities for the F-15SA” in Saudi Arabia. Boeing $22,665,000 for FMS (Saudi regime): for F-15SA aircrew training devices (ATD): purchase and installation of a full mission trainer, a visual database for the area of King Khalid Air Base, and five years of contractor logistics support for existing ATD. Work in USA (St. Louis) and Saudi Arabia (King Faisal and King Khalid air bases). Raytheon $2,271,181,543 for FMS (Saudi regime): seven Army/Navy Transportable Surveillance and Control Model 2 radars, radar spares, obsolescence design, sustainment services and initial contractor logistics support.
Avion Solutions $19,825,503 for FMS (Bahrain, Egypt, Latvia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, Sweden, Taiwan, UAE): utility helicopter logistics support services.
Boeing $439,179,677 for FMS (Morocco): new-build “Apache” AH-64E aircraft and Longbow crew trainers.
Boeing $8,471,689 (total cumulative face value $227,688,995) for Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) mission computing upgrade (MCU), installation, and checkout (I&CO) and Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast Out (ADS-B Out). Upgrade Japan’s fleet of four aircraft with ADS-B Out capability. ADS-B Out is a software and hardware update to the Raytheon APX-119 transponder that includes the addition of a GPS card. The GPS card is to be installed within the four aircraft and updating the three ground support facilities.
Boeing $1,467,920 for retrofit modification upgrades to F-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler display suites.
Lockheed Martin for retrofits (from the Generation III, V and VI Mission Computer, or MC, configuration to Generation 3i and 5i MC configuration) on MH-60R/S Seahawk helicopter for Australia, Denmark, and Saudi Arabia). Also retrofits Flight Management Computer configuration and procures wiring kits. FMS $2,915,895.
Lockheed Martin $37,510,677 for additional Aegis combat system engineering, computer program maintenance, in-country support, staging support, and implementation studies for current and future FMS Aegis shipbuilding programs in support of Japan, S. Korea, Spain, Australia, and Norway. Scope available to support other potential FMS customers. Lockheed Martin approx. $18,663,000 for continued technical engineering, configuration management, associated equipment/supplies, quality assurance, information assurance, and other operations and maintenance efforts for Aegis development and test sites for Japan, S. Korea, Norway.
Lockheed Martin $44,055,036 for contractor engineering and technical services engine support for Air National Guard and FMS partners. Work in Thailand; Iraq; Jordan; Taiwan; Turkey; Bahrain; Morocco; Egypt; Chile; Pakistan; Indonesia; Oman; USA (Utah, Texas, Florida).
Lockheed Martin $368,194,942 for five F-35A lot 14 aircraft, one F-35B lot 14, and associated red gear for Italy. Also authorizes the common capability scope of work at the Final Assembly & Checkout Facility in Cameri, Italy. Non-DOD funds obligated. Lockheed Martin to procure intel diminishing manufacturing sources parts that have reached end of life in support of F-35 future aircraft deliveries. FMS funds $963,001.
Lockheed Martin $375,488,269 to design and develop unique hardware & software for MH-60R development program for India. The U.S. war industry has increased its sales to India during this fiscal year, part of industry’s push for great power competition against China.
Lockheed Martin $183,815,073 for FMS (S. Korea): incorporate more F-35 operation, security, and technical services. Lockheed Martin $7,038,279 for FMS (S. Korea): follow-on support sustainment of Korea Peace Krypton Program. Supports the field service representatives, program management, core/field engineering, System Depot Support Facility sustainment, technical manuals sustainment, and obsolescence management.
Lockheed Martin for production and delivery of 62 Audio Management Computer-Lite computers to be used as spares in the MH-60R Seahawk helicopter for Australia and Saudi Arabia. FMS ($5,854,974).
Oshkosh Defense $10,564,760 for FMS (U.K.): field service representatives to provide maintenance to Joint Light Tactical Vehicles during an exercise being conducted by the U.K. Ministry of Defense. Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin JV $25,408,756 for FMS (U.K.): support services for the Javelin weapon system.
Northrop Grumman $29,939,440 for mounted systems, dismounted systems and auxiliary kits for the Joint Counter Radio-Controlled IED Electronic Warfare Increment One Block One (I1B1) systems full rate production in support of the Expeditionary Warfare Program Office, San Diego, CA, re Australia FMS (case AT-P-LGA). Includes “diminishing material and depot repairs to keep FMS and I1B1 viable for future production and to maintain operational readiness for the field.”
Northrop Grumman $333,401,760 for production and delivery of three MQ-4C Triton (LRIP) unmanned aircraft, two main operating bases and one forward operating base in an integrated functional capability-four and multiple-intelligence configuration, with associated export compliance support for Australia. “Cooperative project funds” obligated. No indication that this is FMS, but I filed it in this section for better cataloging.
Raytheon $29,237,124 for procurement of Jordan’s Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System.
Raytheon $9,223,822 for FMS (Qatar): build communications infrastructure at the Qatar Early Warning Radar site.
Spartan Air Academy Iraq LLC $14,769,952 for FMS (Iraq): T-6A contractor logistics support and training maintenance program. Continued services needed in order to effectively maintain and operate a fleet of 15 T-6A training aircraft, Balad Air Base, Iraq.
Ultra Electronics Ocean Systems $37,374,934 for production of MK54 MOD 0 lightweight torpedo (LWT) array kits for Canada, S. Korea, Denmark, Spain.
American Computer Development, Advance Circuit Technology Inc., Bionetics Corp., ZENTECH Bloomington, Printed Circuits Corp., Sechan Electronics Inc., Spectrum Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Inc., Unified Business Technologies $6,176,000 for build-to-print circuit card assemblies, used for military projects including, but not limited to, helmet display tracking system, fixed forward firing weapons and interface unit automatic data processor systems that are utilized on Lockheed Martin MH-60R and MH-60S helicopters.
UNINHABITED VEHICLES & CRAFT
Aerovironment $7,596,820 for repair, maintenance, training, flight support and field service representatives.
General Atomics $26,866,441 for two MQ-9A “Reaper” unmanned air systems (UAS); one dual control mobile ground control station; one modular data center; and one mobile ground control station for Group 5 UAS ISR “services/persistent strike efforts.” System Dynamics International $28,736,071 for MQ-9 aircrew and support services in California (Palmdale, Poway, NAS China Lake, Edwards AFB) and Yuma, AZ.
Northrop Grumman $7,289,968 for 56 single-color diode-pumped laser designators for the Common Sensor Payload Program’s Multi-spectral Targeting System (MTS) Family of Electro-optic Infrared (EO/IR) Sensors, “which has been deployed on Army Gray Eagle [unmanned] aircraft to facilitate and enable the delivery of laser-guided munitions.”
Scientific Systems Co. $9,575,556 for continuing improvement of the software development processes to enhance cybersecurity and software safety for the Image Based Navigation for Vertical Take-off and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Shipboard Landing program in support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout.
Sigmatech $8,220,049 for technical support for unmanned aircraft systems project manager’s office, Huntsville, AL.
Versar Inc., E3 Federal Solutions LLC, Accura Engineering, Stanley Consultants compete for orders under $300,000,000 to support various construction activities along the southern U.S. border.
Blind Industries & Services of Maryland $8,750,000 for face covers.
General Electric $20,000,000 for COVID-19 industrial base support.
Inovio Pharmaceuticals $16,570,397 for 900 CELLECTRA 2000 DNA vaccine injection devices.
Novavax $21,952,384 for development and production of the Novavax nanoparticle vaccine against COVID-19.
Ophirex Inc. $9,873,778 to support a clinical study to determine the safety and efficacy of Varespladib to control or prevent COVID-19-associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome as an addition to standard of care.
ATI Engineering Services $10,101,563 for Rwanda C-208 EX aircraft acquisition: two Textron C-208 EX aircraft, associated spare parts & ground support equipment, modifications for the Rwandan Air Force, flight training device, technical drawings, and interim logistic support for both aircraft and the training device. Work the U.S. and at Kigali Air Force Base, Rwanda. Paid for with Fiscal 2016 Peacekeeping Operations, Overseas Contingency Operations funds.
DynCorp $22,161,082 for aviation maintenance services in the U.S. (Fort Bragg, NC), Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Leidos $7,456,371 for Integrated Services (GSA OASIS), specifically for a wide range of operational, analytical and management support for U.S. Marine Corps Central Command. Work in Tampa, FL (90%), and Bahrain (10%).
SAIC $10,693,344 for converged infrastructure engineering support; technical modeling support, containerized weapon system mission data analysis, and engineering support; implementation support; and precision fires manager engineering and analysis. Work at Shaw AFB, SC.
Vectrus Systems Corp. $27,202,797 for base operations support services (BOSS) at Isa Air Base, Bahrain, and its outlying support sites including the PATRIOT Battery Site, Riffa, Bahrain.
Versar Inc. $10,200,664 for technical services, including inspections, assessments, repairs, testing, reports, training for facilities and operations-related projects within U.S. Central Command. Work at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.
AECOM, Jacobs, and 4 German firms (Buchard-Horn GmbH, Dorsch Gruppe International GmbH, igr AG, Peschla + Rochmes GmbH) $49,000,000 for design of various U.S. military buildings, structures and facilities in Europe.
Booz Allen Hamilton $12,355,663 for analytics support for III Marine Expeditionary Force and Marine Corps Installations Pacific (MCIPAC). Work in Okinawa, Japan.
ControlPoint Surveying Inc., Masa Fujioka & Associates, Sam O. Hirota Inc. will compete for each order of the $9,900,000 IDIQ for miscellaneous projects in the Pacific region.
Poole Fire Protection Inc. $10,000,000 IDIQ for architect-engineer services for fire protection testing, inspection, studies and surveys at various locations in NAVFAC Pacific, including, but not limited, to Guam and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands (40%); Japan (40%); Australia (10%); and Diego Garcia (10%).
Arcticom LLC $18,772,155 to extend services in support of Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC) enterprise requirements for NSW Preparatory Course in Great Lakes, IL. T3i Inc. $26,413,688 for ongoing survival, evasion, resistance, escape and personnel recovery training of NSWC personnel.
RQ Construction $25,686,000 to continue building an operations support facility for Naval Special Warfare Group One at Naval Base Coronado. Facility functions include administration, conference, training, and storage.
Federal Resources, W.S. Darley & Co., US21 Inc., Atlantic Diving Supply Inc., Tactical & Survival Specialties Inc. $950,000,000 ten-year IDIQ to provide equipment, training and product support to approximately 3,500 Air Force Special Warfare operators, as well as authorized users in support of Special Warfare mission requirements.
L3Harris, Precision Integrated Programs, Arcturus UAV Inc., Boeing, Wildflower International Ltd., and Textron (AAI) maximum combined ceiling of $975,000,000 IDIQ for Mid-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems IV intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) services in support of SOCOM enterprise requirements worldwide. Task orders “ensure the most capable platforms and payloads provide real-time, responsive airborne ISR solutions…”
Wickr Inc. $35,000,000 for Wickr-based recall, alert and messaging (Wickr RAM) services. Wickr RAM is an “application suite that provides end-to-end encrypted file, video, chat, text and voice services”. The suite “includes servers that run in a DOD-approved cloud data center and client applications that run on government issued, personal and temporary computers and mobile devices.”
National Security Innovations Inc. $7,815,789 to conduct research using eight gray zone research topic areas.
DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY (DARPA)
Agile Defense $31,225,244 for unclassified IT services for DARPA.
Blue Canyon Technologies $14,183,250 for the Blackjack Track B (Bus), phases 2 and 3 for DARPA. Raytheon $37,442,009 for the Blackjack program, Phase 2: research, development, and demonstration of an Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) payload for Blackjack. Payloads “capable of integrating with multiple Blackjack buses and Pit Boss subsystem supporting an on-orbit constellation level demonstration.” SA Photonics Inc. $16,361,123 for the Blackjack program, Track A (Payload), phases 2 and 3. Work in Los Gatos, CA (89%); and Redwood City, CA (11%).
PAR Government Systems $11,920,160 for a DARPA research project under the Semantic Forensics (SemaFor) program. The SemaFor program “will develop methods that exploit semantic inconsistencies in falsified media…”
Raytheon BBN $12,039,376 for a research project under the Fast Network Interface Cards (FastNICs) program. The FastNICs program “will speed up applications such as the distributed training of machine learning classifiers by 100 times through the development, implementation, integration and validation of novel, clean-slate network subsystems.”
ACADEMIA – U.S. academia is part of the U.S. war industry. Faculty and staff often justify this flagrant ethical compromise by claiming that the funding is too good to turn down and that they, the academics, are ultimately not the ones determining when, where, or how to use the weaponry being developed.
University of California San Diego $16,542,048 to develop improvements to unmanned systems and ocean sampling. Work at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, CA. Efforts will improve and implement new oceanographic sampling techniques and methods. Experimentation will “enable data collections to support the next generation of federated oceanographic data tasking, processing and dissemination for future warfighting and oceanographic applications.”
Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. $22,562,480 for reactivation of the Band 8 transmitter associated with the AN/ALQ-161A defensive avionics system supporting the B-1B aircraft.
University of Maine $19,915,332 for expeditionary maneuver support materials and structures.
LANGUAGE & CULTURE
Chi-Chack LLC $29,082,048 for “language and culture services to include creativity and flexibility to meet the unique instruction needs of commanders requiring language and/or culture related capabilities.”
Northrop Grumman $21,703,157 for logistics support services for government-owned fixed wing fleet performing special electronic mission aircraft missions.
JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER (F-35) – It is an understatement to call the F-35 a boondoggle. The Manhattan Project cost about $2 billion in 1945 dollars (roughly $28.4 billion in 2019 dollars). The F-35 burns through that kind of money every few years.
Archer Western Federal JV $26,515,000 to build a new Targeting and Surveillance System facility, NAS Jacksonville, Florida, for the F-35 program. The +/- 49,000 square foot facility will accommodate avionics workload, personnel, and equipment, and areas for engineering and admin personnel.
Lockheed Martin $26,784,000 for non-recurring engineering efforts to develop and certify a retrofit solution to support the structural requirements for full-up destruction and suppression of enemy air defenses capabilities for Lot 14 and Lot 15 F-35A aircraft for the Air Force and non-Department of Defense participants. “Non-DOD international partners” are distinct from FMS. The former are purchased by the U.S. government, while the latter are purchased by the U.S. government (which is then reimbursed by foreign governments upon receipt of the good or service).
Lockheed Martin $31,065,000 for supplier non-recurring engineering, development of design documentation, and creation of modification instructions for the developmental test fleet in support of F-35 for USA and non-DOD participants. Supports service life extensions and enable the developmental test fleet to maintain currency with delivered technology. In the above two contracts – for $26.7 million and $31 million, respectively – Lockheed Martin charges for goods and services that would have, in a functioning procurement process, been addressed prior to the Pentagon’s approval of the F-35 design/development. Now, years into F-35 procurement, the program flounders.
Lockheed Martin $360,800,000 for four F-35C Carrier Variant Lot 14 aircraft for U.S. Navy.
Lockheed Martin $9,825,609 to perform Chase aircraft maintenance for Lot 12 F-35 aircraft
Lockheed Martin $10,610,000 to procure intel diminishing manufacturing sources parts that have reached end of life in support of F-35 future aircraft deliveries Non-DOD participant funds $3,982,886.
Lockheed Martin $18,670,070 for maintenance and sustainment operations support for the Norway Italy Reprogramming Lab systems and consumables in support of F-35 aircraft for Norway and Italy. Work at Eglin Air Force Base, FL. Non-Department of Defense participant funds $13,648,950 obligated.
Lockheed Martin $67,690,000 for long lead materials, parts, components and support necessary to maintain on-time production and delivery of nine lot 16 F-35A aircraft for The Netherlands, as well as seven F-35A and two F-35B aircraft for Italy.
Lockheed Martin $16,026,098 for support to manage diminishing manufacturing sources for the F-35.
Harper Construction $65,165,290 to design and build a maintenance hangar for V-22 at Naval Base Coronado.
General Electric $101,345,500 for F-15EX Lot One engine production: purchase and delivery of F110-GE-129 engines, including installs and spares and modernized engine monitoring system computers. An “unusual and compelling urgency acquisition.” Raytheon $202,600,272 for APG-82(V)1 radar modernization depot activation for F-15.
Northrop Grumman $18,733,197 for active electronically scanned array radars of F-16 aircraft. “Definitization” of the Radio Frequency Target Generator, additional support equipment and software development to support Phase Two. Northrop Grumman $18,733,197 for active electronically scanned array radars of Air Force F-16 aircraft.
HORNET & GROWLER COMMON AIRFRAME
BAE Systems $58,738,453 to manufacture, test, and deliver 239 combined interrogator transponders and 397 spare shop replaceable assemblies for F/A-18 Super Hornet and Boeing EA-18G Growler aircraft for USA and Canada. Boeing $15,076,000 for retrofit modification upgrades to Super Hornet and Growler display suites within the Block III Cockpit Systems. L3Harris $11,688,708 for 133 Fibre Channel Network switches in support of F/A-18 Lot 44 requirements for the EA-18 Growler, F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, and E-2D Hawkeye aircraft. Work in Malabar, FL.
Lockheed Martin $22,433,508 for 12 retrofit advanced radar processor systems for E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft.
Northrop Grumman $17,649,408 for fabrication & installation support to retrofit Link 16 (L16) Crypto-Modernization (CM)/Hybrid-Beyond Line of Sight (HBLOS) capability on thirty-four E-2D aircraft. Also retrofit four sets of support equipment.
Northrop Grumman $27,554,445 for recurring production and non-recurring engineering in support of incorporating beyond line of sight, tactical targeting network technology, navigation warfare and electronic support measures cable modifications into full rate production Lots 7-11 of the E-2D aircraft. Northrop Grumman $54,444,678 for support equipment, along with associated non-recurring engineering and integrated logistics support for E-2D aircraft.
Northrop Grumman $9,528,561 to install the multi-role tactical common data link into two E-6B aircraft.
Aviation Training Consulting LLC $10,486,636 for B-52 Training System Offensive System Mission Trainer H1 Combat Network Communications Technology upgrade. Work at Sterling, VA.
POSEIDON (P-8) & ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE
Boeing $9,000,000 for R&D support for airworthiness assessment activities associated with wing stores and configurations to be analyzed with the Wideband Satellite Communication radome for P-8A airworthiness certification and flight tests for U.S. Navy and Australia.
Boeing $28,147,925 for follow-on consumable performance based support for the P-8A program.
HARRIER II (AV-8B)
Viasat Inc. $8,928,000 for AV-8B spare parts for U.S. Navy.
MILITARY RESEARCH LABS
Apogee Research LLC $13,398,315 for SymLang, “an invariant driven approach to software via symmetries and software.” The objective “includes developing novel software systems that enable automated adaptation of the resulting software system to radical changes in requirements and computational environments. SymLang, new programming language and its associated toolchain will allow for the rapid development and adaption of code that is efficient at run-time over a wide range of operating conditions.”
Arrow Tech Associates $12,174,838 for work on a modular, ultra-extended range quad wing 155mm Deep Strike Cargo Artillery Round (Deep SCAR) compatible with the M777 Lightweight Towed 155mm Howitzer. This “Deep SCAR” will “inform the art of the possible for artillery projectiles by far exceeding the range capability over existing systems.”
Ball Aerospace & Technologies $12,602,959 to develop, prototype, and demonstrate “an integrated sensor suite capability for effective cockpit sensing, including pilot physiology and cockpit environments.” The final product “will be a stand-alone prototype system ready for transition to platform program offices for acquisition.”
Data Monitor Systems Inc. $23,961,461 for materiel management operations (MMO) support for 412th Test Wing, which supports more than 37 tenant organizations, including the Air Force Research Laboratory, 31st Test & Evaluation Squadron, and Air Force Operational Test & Evaluation Center.
GrammaTech Inc. $12,220,510 for research, design, development, demonstration, test, integration, and delivery of the Artemis Framework that will enable rapid adaptation of software to changes in requirements, platforms and computational resources at a scale and speed appropriate for the complex software ecosystem.
The MathWorks Inc. $49,507,273 for licenses for MathWorks products and services for U.S. Navy at multiple commands (incl NAVAIR, NAVSEA, Office of Naval Research., and U.S. Naval Research Lab; and subordinate commands and warfare centers).
Space Ground System Solutions $29,596,469 for prototype R&D of spacecraft electronics and space/airborne electronic systems and maintenance, development, enhancement, and testing supporting mission operations of DOD space assets. The Naval Center for Space Technology (NCST) at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) in D.C. “is the designated lead laboratory for Navy space programs. NCST has the primary responsibility to develop space systems, spacecraft payloads, tactical communications and aerospace systems to actively pursue emerging technologies in an effort to advance space, tactical and aerospace system development. This contract will support the continual development and advancement of the software and hardware that provides state of the art solutions to space applications.”
Techwerks $8,685,042 for labor, other direct costs, and travel in support of Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.
Trident Systems Inc. $35,000,000 IDIQ for Secure Collaborative Technology (SCTECH) software and hardware: research, adaptation, enhancement, and transition of critical technologies “to provide new capabilities which are secure and provide access between multiple levels of security domains and bridge between different chat protocols.”
REDSTONE ARSENAL – Every major war corporation has a presence at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, AL.
MCR Federal LLC $8,579,438 for technical engineering services in support of the Fixed Wing Project Office in Huntsville, AL.
Torch Technologies Inc. $7,484,308 for technical and engineering support for research and development.
Boeing $17,463,002 for inspection, overhaul, and upgrade for Boeing AH-64 “Apache” equipment.
General Electric $37,070,579 for support of the T700 series engine program. General Electric $180,599,648 for depot level services for repair & overhaul of T700-GE-401/401C turbo shaft engines, cold section modules, and power turbine modules for Lockheed Martin H-60 Seahawk and Textron (Bell) H-1 Cobra and UH-1 Huey. Northrop Grumman $79,083,495 for R&D of AH-1Z and UH-1Y system configuration set mission computers. Involves researching alternatives, investigating and documenting new capabilities and anomalies re avionics and weapons, designing, developing, integrating, verifying, validating and testing upgrades to existing mission computer software and ancillary hardware and/or improved functionality, and obsolescence management of the mission computer.
Honeywell $27,243,370 for aircraft generator auxiliary power units for Lockheed Martin UH-60 helicopters.
Lockheed Martin $34,920,000 for retrofits (from the Generation III, V and VI Mission Computer, or MC, configuration to Generation 3i and 5i MC configuration) on MH-60R/S Seahawk helicopter for U.S. Navy. Also retrofits Flight Management Computer configuration and procures wiring kits. Lockheed Martin $7,052,000 for production and delivery of 62 Audio Management Computer-Lite computers to be used as spares in MH-60R Seahawk helicopter, and to support the development of the Operation Test Program Set for U.S. Navy. Also: production and delivery of 33 flight management computers for U.S. Navy MH-60 Seahawk helicopter and 50 SP-103E circuit cards for retrofit computer upgrades. Lockheed Martin $7,732,575 for labor and hardware to design, develop, and test upgrades to currently fielded operation test program sets required for intermediate level support, to include the audio management computer-lite, smart multi-function display, common avionics multi-function display and the control display unit for H-60 helicopter.
American Computer Development, Advance Circuit Technology Inc., Bionetics Corp., ZENTECH Bloomington, Printed Circuits Corp., Sechan Electronics Inc., Spectrum Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Inc., Unified Business Technologies $8,529,000 for build-to-print circuit card assemblies, used for military projects including, but not limited to, helmet display tracking system, fixed forward firing weapons and interface unit automatic data processor systems that are utilized on Lockheed Martin MH-60R and MH-60S helicopters.
Elbit Systems $31,964,182 for an additional 76 helmet display tracker systems, major assemblies, provision ordering item line items, engineering services, and support equipment for Lockheed Martin MH-60S. Work in Haifa, Apartheid Israel (99%), and Fort Worth, Texas (1%). Embree Machine Inc., J&R Tool Inc., Loughmiller Machine, Tool & Die, MSP Aviation Inc., Specialty CNC Inc., United Support Solutions – LMT Inc. $17,500,000 IDIQ for build-to-print machined parts for military projects. Parts are used for military projects including, but not limited to, the fixed forward firing weapons and interface unit automatic processor systems that are utilized on MH-60R and MH-60S helicopters.
Lockheed Martin $106,973,015 for low rate initial production of organic capability pilot repair material, technical publications, peculiar support equipment, and logistics support for CH-53K King Stallion aircraft. Lockheed Martin $7,681,241 for support to update CH-53K specifications.
Raytheon $7,551,872 for electrical cabinets for U.S. Army.
GENERAL AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE
Moog Inc. $9,360,000 for 180 slip rings.
Northrop Grumman for wing tips for the T-38 weapon system, Air Force Sustainment Center, Hill AFB, Utah.
SAE Inc. $7,674,928 for automatic robotic wing measurement and de-fastener systems for U.S. Air Force.
United Technologies Corp. $15,144,635 for F-16 accessory drive gearboxes, hydraulic start motors, and B-2 airframe mounted accessory drives. UTC has merged with Raytheon but is still credited under its former name in Pentagon contracts. This phenomenon happens quite often. For example, URS, which is now part of AECOM, is still credited in Pentagon contracts.
INDUSTRIAL BASE – GENERAL
DMG Mori USA $17,302,222 for integrated manufacturing cell axis machining centers and machines for U.S. Navy. Performance in USA (Illinois, California) and Germany.
General Dynamics $132,000,000 and Huntington Ingalls $62,000,000 to fund capital expenditure projects for shipbuilder and supplier industrial base efforts in support of the USS Arleigh Burke DDG-51 class destroyer program. This funds shipbuilder and supplier base efforts “to address supply chain fragility and to ensure future readiness for the fleet.”
Machine Tools USA Inc., Machine Tool Marketing Inc., Pacific IC Source $25,000,000 IDIQ in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division. Provide various types of plant and laboratory tools, analytical and diagnostic equipment, work holding devices and peripheral equipment for conventional and computer numerically controlled equipment in support of advanced technology products for the Energetics Department.
Technical Sales Equipment $10,557,718 for computer numerically controlled, horizontal and vertical turning center milling machines.
AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTATION, PODS & SENSORS
Boeing $12,522,521 for non-recurring engineering in support of establishing a functional configuration baseline in support of the production/delivery of Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast Out (ADS-B Out) A- and B-kits for the T-45 Training System.
Cobham Mission Systems Davenport LSS Inc. $17,492,050 for a nitrogen inerting unit.
Simmonds Precision Sensors & Integrated Systems $9,052,524 for vehicle flight system management spare parts for U.S. Navy and Denmark.
Thales $81,800,432 for Airborne Low Frequency Sonar spare parts.
Telephonics Corp. $15,236,585 for aviation control interface.
L3Harris $900,000,000 IDIQ for simulator common architecture requirements and standards (SCARS). Definition, design, delivery, deployment, and sustainment of a simulator common architecture across the Air Force’s training portfolio, along with the creation of a security operations center and library and execution of SCARS management services. “SCARS will also incrementally implement a modular open systems approach, as well as a set of common standards for Air Force simulators.”
Leonardo DRS $120,009,046 for engineering to design, develop, integrate, and test engineering development models and production representative models of weapons replaceable assemblies for AN/AAQ-45 Distributed Aperture Infrared Countermeasure system.
Northrop Grumman $12,494,230 for AAQ-24 ATW sensors for U.S. Navy.
National Aerospace Solutions $181,934,683 for test operations, technology development, equipment & facility sustainment, capital improvements, and some support services at Arnold Engineering Development Complex, TN.
Communications & Power Industries $43,798,135 to repair continuous wave illuminator traveling wave tubes for Aegis Combat System.
Lockheed Martin $51,502,000 for continued technical engineering, configuration management, associated equipment/supplies, quality assurance, information assurance, and other operations and maintenance efforts for Aegis development and test sites.
Lockheed Martin $25,125,344 for Aegis Combat System Engineering Agent (CSEA) efforts: design, development, integration, test, and delivery of Advanced Capability Build 20. Under this contract, the Aegis CSEA develops, integrates, tests and delivers computer program baseline advanced capability builds (ACB) and supports technology insertions (TI). It also includes a replacement or upgrade of combat system computing hardware and associated middleware/firmware. Develops engineering products support ship integration, developmental test and operational test events, training and logistics products/ Provides field technical support for designated Aegis baselines. Systems engineering, development and integration work under this contract begins with ACB 16 and TI 16, and continues with a future ACB/TI through the period of performance of the contract. This contract is a great example of how the war industry ensures many of its products are endlessly upgradable, ensuring non-stop profit.
LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP (LCS)
Austal USA $43,362,470 for LCS design services and Integrated Data and Product Model Environment (IDPME) support. Class design services include technical analyses, non-recurring engineering, configuration management, software maintenance, production assessments, diminishing manufacturing sources analysis, root cause analysis, and sea frame reliability analysis. Austal USA will also maintain an IDPME that provides the Navy access to enterprise data management, visualization, program management applications, network management, and control.
AUSTAL USA $7,727,457 for post shakedown availability for USS Oakland (LCS-24) in San Diego, CA.
Northrop Grumman $8,902,824 for basic outfitting assembly (BOA) installation labor and BOA installation labor other direct costs to support LCS Mission Modules Program. The Mission Modules Program provides the Navy “with sets of mission capabilities that are packaged as mission modules and combined into mission packages to maximize the affordability for the utility of LCS sea frames. Each mission module makes use of common support containers whose designs are based upon an International Organization for Standardization-compliant base shipping container. The ‘base’ container is built to print with adjustable interior rails that can be reconfigured for a variety of applications.”
LANDING CRAFT, AIR CUSHION (LCAC)
Rolls-Royce $34,427,808 for 16 MT7 gas turbine engines in support of the Ship-to-Shore Connector (SSC) Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 100 Class craft. “In an effort to reduce program costs and take advantage of NAVAIR’s variation-in-quantity provisions with step-ladder pricing, NAVSEA procures MT7 engines directly from Rolls-Royce Corp. and provides them to Textron as government furnished equipment for incorporation into the SSC LCAC 100 Class craft.”
Ultra Electronics Ocean Systems for MK54 MOD 0 lightweight torpedo array kits for U.S. Navy ($7,949,324).
LANDING HELICOPTER ASSAULT (LHA)
Huntington Ingalls $145,598,728 for long lead-time material for LHA 9.
ARLEIGH BURKE-CLASS DESTROYERS (DDG)
General Dynamics $42,772,449 for lead yard class services for the DDG 51-class program in Bath, Maine (95%); Brunswick, Maine (4%); and other locations collectively totaling less than 1%.
Huntington Ingalls $936,032,309 for ongoing construction of a USS Arleigh Burke DDG-51 class ship (DDG 135).
NIMITZ-CLASS AIRCRAFT CARRIERS (CVN)
The Entwistle Co. $8,135,400 for air launch and recovery equipment shuttle assemblies for U.S. Navy.
General Dynamics $17,694,948 for the USS Harry S Truman (CVN 75) fiscal 2020 extended continuous incremental availability in Portsmouth, VA. Includes planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications “that will update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities.” Huntington Ingalls $17,176,332 for maintenance & modernization, USS Harry S. Truman, Newport News, VA.
General Dynamics $869,043,785 for continued design completion, engineering work, affordability studies and design support efforts for the Columbia Class fleet ballistic missile submarines (SSBN). This includes submarine industrial base development and expansion efforts as part of the integrated enterprise plan and multi program material procurement supporting Columbia SSBN and the nuclear shipbuilding enterprise (Virginia and Ford class). Also provides additional U.K. Strategic Weapon Support System kit manufacturing and effort to support expansion of the domestic missile tube industrial base. “The submarine industrial base development and expansion efforts improve sub-tier vendor stability and gains economic efficiencies based on production economies for major components. The nuclear shipbuilding industrial base continues to ramp up production capability to support the increased demand associated with the Navy’s Force Structure Assessment. Improved capacity at the sub-tier vendors reduces risk across nuclear shipbuilding programs… The industrial base development work is for the furtherance of fiscal 2020 NDAA (Public Law 116-92) and the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2020 (Public Law 116-93), which authorized and appropriated additional funds for submarine industrial base development and expansion to ensure second and third-tier contractors are able to meet increased production requirements.” This is a joint U.S. and U.K. program.
General Dynamics $104,214,429 for a FY2020-2023 Columbia (US01) and Dreadnought ballistic missile submarine development, production and installation requirement.
Huntington Ingalls $22,791,081 for the USS Boise (SSN 764) Smart Start that encompasses continued advance planning, execution services, production and availability preparations for fiscal 2020 USS Boise engineered overhaul. Also includes upgrades and modernization efforts required to ensure the submarine is operating at full technical capacity as defined in the availability work package during the chief of naval operation’s scheduled availability.
L3Harris $17,275,863 for spare parts for the photonics mast program.
SURFACE SHIP MAINTENANCE
AECOM $9,054,900 for Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Program advanced studies, part three, at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility, Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI.
BAE Systems $20,447,455 for USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) post shakedown availability.
Epsilon Systems Solutions $17,175,335 for Southwest Regional Maintenance Center support services, San Diego, CA.
General Dynamics $11,172,403 to extend the delivery date of USS Cowpens (CG 63) fiscal 2018 modernization period from 28 December 2019 to 25 November 2020, in order to complete ship repairs and alterations.
Methuen Construction Co. $13,261,766 for design-bid-build of Dry Dock 2 portal crane rail and tunnel repairs located at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine.
Nova Group $43,771,888 for Pier 3 and Dry Dock 4 modernization at Naval Base Kitsap, Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, and the intermediate maintenance facility.
Q.E.D. Systems Inc. $14,193,833 IDIQ for installation of shipboard changes in accordance with approved ship change documents and to repair/troubleshoot on ships that use Marine Gas Turbine.
Rolls-Royce $10,980,114 for main propulsion monobloc propellers, propeller hubs, oil distribution boxes, blades, and propeller blades for various Navy Ship Classes.
Team Housing Solutions $70,000,000 for long-term (>31 days) lodging for Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility (San Diego, CA) temporary duty personnel as they repair/maintain ships.
Vigor Marine $30,269,098 for a 120-calendar day shipyard availability for the post shakedown availability of the expeditionary sea base USS Miguel Keith (T-ESB 5). Vigor Marine $56,450,644 for a 210-calendar day split shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) in Portland, OR.
DRS (an Italian corporation) $8,830,253 for additional consoles, displays, and peripherals (CDP) technical insertion (TI) 16, modification 1 production equipment and spares. Supports U.S. Navy’s future surface ship combat systems. Common display system features “a set of open-architecture watch station three-eyed horizontal display consoles.” CDP hardware “provides the human machine interface between the sailor and the ships combat systems.” Purchases: U.S. Navy (99.96%); Spain (0.04%).
L3Harris $7,212,790 for development, testing and delivery of AN/SPS-48G(V)1 radar data processor and radar display & control function software, firmware updates for I/Q processor and synchronizer and other hardware changes.
BAE Systems $18,771,034 for the MK 38 MOD 3 machine gun system and associated spares. Work in Haifa, Apartheid Israel (67%), and Louisville, Kentucky (33%).
General Dynamics $38,824,217 to provide MK-41 Vertical Launch System repair and refurbishment in Norfolk, Virginia, and potentially other locations based only on an emergent basis.
Pacific Maritime Industries, Marine & Restaurant Fabricators, JPL Habitability $23,192,490 IDIQ for shipboard furniture supplies to renovate onboard spaces. Incidental services involve preparation of spaces and installation.
NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND (NAVSEA)
Applied Systems Engineering $48,640,357 to provide various Selective Availability Anti-Spoofing Module Advanced Tactical Navigator units and related products for Weapons Control & Integration Department (H) of Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division and Battle Management Systems Program. Upgrades and repairs from the corporation “will be required throughout the life of the contract.”
ETM-Electromatic Inc. $9,500,000 IDIQ for supplies and engineering services required for the modulator procurement, other spare parts and services for repairs and upgrades for ETM High Power Modulators. These modulators are used to simulate operating conditions so microwave devices can be evaluated outside of their normal systems.
Metson Marine Services, Seaward Services Inc., Oceanetics Inc. $22,950,296 IDIQ for operational and logistic services supporting various at-sea tests for the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport customers.
Progeny $8,369,782 for Navy engineering systems and services.
Systems Engineering Associates Corp. (SEA CORP) $26,643,618 for services to develop, upgrade, and apply the Extensible Markup Language Test Data Analysis Tool (XTDAS) for Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division.
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION (NAWCAD)
American Electronic Warfare Associates Inc. $218,034,586 for research, development, management, design, fabrication, installation, integration, upgrade, analysis, documentation, and operations and maintenance for the Integrated Battlespace Simulation & Test department, the advanced aircraft research, development, test and evaluation, integrated combat environment capabilities and labs and facilities.
AV3 Inc. $9,770,558 IDIQ for the audio and visual video teleconference equipment for the integration of specialized network video teleconference systems in support of the integrated command, control and intelligence divisions of the Joint Staff and combatant commanders, DOD agencies and services, and DHS operational and support components. Supports command, control, communications, computers, cyber, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C5ISR) missions. FGS LLC $9,760,698 for network video teleconference equipment for the integrated command control and intelligence divisions integration of specialized network video teleconference systems in support of C5ISR missions of the Joint Staff and combatant commanders, DOD agencies and services, and DHS.
BAE Systems $85,912,640 IDIQ for in-service engineering activity and production services for various Navy identification and data link systems in support of the Combat Integration & Identification Systems Division, Naval Air Warfare Center Webster Outlying Field. Services will support integration and production efforts, including design and feasibility evaluation, component and system design, system integration, production, installation testing and evaluation, in-service engineering, logistics, repair and validation, training, lab maintenance, quality assurance and technical management on a worldwide range of naval ship and shore platforms.
Innovative Defense Technologies $9,738,679 for further R&D of the Next-Generation Open Architecture (NGOA) Mission Planning System. The system includes a combat management system architecture that enables rapid software changes and fleet fielding, and an artificial intelligence/machine learning based dynamic mission planning capability that spans fleet-level and individual platform-level planning.
Mercury Defense Systems $11,734,623 for non-recurring engineering associated with hardware and software design and development of Type II Advanced Digital Radio Frequency Memories (DRFM), as well as the production and delivery of 22 DRFM.
PAE $38,556,254 to extend services and adds hours in support of range engineering, and operations and maintenance for the Atlantic Test Range and Atlantic Targets and Marine Operations, Patuxent River, MD.
Phillips Corp. $12,790,000 for equipment related services necessary for the inspection, evaluation, repair, upgrade, training, and rebuild for sustainment of industrial plant equipment that is required to adequately support overhauling and repairing fleet aircraft, engines, and components in support of the Commander Fleet Readiness Centers.
Sierra Nevada Corp. $43,500,000 IDIQ to upgrade air traffic control and landing systems equipment and provides for installation on Navy aircraft carriers at the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Naval Air Technical Training Center Schoolhouse and Naval Air Systems Command test bed.
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION (NAWCWD)
SAIC $7,956,180 for engineering, technical and programmatic support services for the development of electronic attack and electronic warfare products within the Airborne Electronic Attack Integrated Program.
NAVAL INFORMATION WARFARE CENTER PACIFIC (NAVWAR)
Forward Slope Inc., ODME Solutions, SOLUTE, and Syneren Technologies Corp. $11,288,928 IDIQ to support meteorological and oceanographic capabilities for FMS systems, expeditionary/joint systems and projects supporting ashore and afloat operations worldwide. Via Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific, San Diego, CA.
Trandes Corp. $24,388,698 IDIQ to provide engineering services to support electronic tactical air navigation, air traffic and command control, landing systems and joint tactical systems.
CYBER, SIGINT & CRYPTOGRAPHY
ASIRTek Federal Services $78,000,000 for information security support services: proactive support of the foundational pillars of this requirement, which are cybersecurity improvement initiatives and cybersecurity support. Work at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. Support locations may include Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA; Robins AFB, GA; Tyndall AFB, FL; Randolph AFB, TX; Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ.
ICF Inc. $13,444,607 to extend mission critical defense cyber operation services provided by ICF at Adelphi, Columbia, Fort Meade, and Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; Fort Belvoir, VA; San Antonio, TX; and Colorado Springs, CO.
Kryptowire LLC $7,764,985, to design, develop, implement, evaluate and deliver software that is capable of collecting sensor information from Android and iOS smartphones and software that is capable of managing users, devices and applications to help manage and maintain the sensor collection process.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & THE CLOUD
General Dynamics $27,686,482 to procure professional IT services for Air Force Civil Engineering Center (AFCEC) Control Systems Cybersecurity Initiative. Work in Panama City Beach for Tyndall AFB, FL.
IBM $8,964,932 for advisory & assistance support of development, implementations, analysis, and provision of policies, guidance, oversight, career field management, and human capital management programs across the civil engineer enterprise.
Northrop Grumman $8,440,579 to accelerate enhancements to identity, credential, and access management system, as well as continuation of the Army Knowledge Online enterprise services modernization.
Oracle $10,499,623 to provide software licenses, Oracle Service Cloud Hosting Services, and maintenance in support of the myPers Customer Relationship Management software.
Data Link Solutions LLC $33,598,645 for the Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) low volume terminal. Provides for repair services for current configuration line and shop replaceable units to ensure terminal-to-terminal interoperability between MIDS and Link-16 terminal platform variants. ViaSat $75,373,500 for MIDS low volume terminals, Block Upgrade II retrofit. “The terminals provide secure, high-capacity, jam-resistant, digital data and voice communications capability” for USA and FMS.
General Dynamics $19,298,469 to procure engineering and testing contractor support services.
L3Harris $90,000,000 for Harris family of radios, ancillaries, spare parts and services.
Lockheed Martin, BAE System, General Dynamics, Northrop Grumman, Cobham Advanced Electronics Solutions, Raytheon, Boeing, Honeywell $10,271,000,000 (raises contract ceiling from $7.2B to $17.471B) for ATSP4: engineering services designed “to resolve problems with obsolete, unreliable, unmaintainable, underperforming, or incapable electronics hardware and software through development of advanced technology insertions and applications” to meet DOD requirements “for a quick reaction capability.” Contracted via the Defense Microelectronics Activity.
RGNext (a joint venture between General Dynamics and Raytheon) $13,941,843 for cyber hardened infrastructure support, increasing launch & test range requirements, mostly at Patrick Air Force Base, FL, and Vandenberg AFB, CA.
SATELLITES & SPACE SUPPORT
Braxton Technologies $19,910,587 for support to the Schriever AFB Infrastructure – Minimal Viable Product (MVP) effort. Provides for cross-domain solutions, design, integration and rapid delivery team services. Braxton Technologies $8,606,785 for support to the Defensive Cyber Operations Space operational project. Provides for cyber defense capabilities to space mission systems through integration with Enterprise Ground Services.
Chugach Range and Facilities Services JV $118,983,378 for Ascension Island mission services: radar tracking, space surveillance tracking, telemetry, timing and sequencing, communications, airfield operations, operations, maintenance and engineering support for facilities, systems, equipment, utilities and BOSS.
MC Dean Inc. $25,874,603 for a construction project at Buckley Air Force Base, CO.
NIC4 Inc. $16,778,695 to increase various line items due to additional scope and add additional services connected with Very Small Aperture Terminals services and equipment.
Northrop Grumman $7,322,204 for development and sustainment of the atmosphere and space mission system, Patrick Air Force Base, FL.
Northrop Grumman $222,507,873 for the Defense Support Program (DSP) Operations, Mission Threat Analysis and Engineering Sustainment (DOMES). Provides on-orbit satellite and anomaly resolution support, root cause analysis, mission threat analysis, mission test bed and space awareness and global exploitation as key components of the lifetime extension of the DSP. Work in Azusa, CA; Redondo Beach, CA; Aurora, CO; and Colorado Springs, CO.
MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY (MDA)
Kepler Research Inc. $73,119,865 (two-year base value $16,925,921) for contracting, compliance, cost/price and operations advisory and assistance services.
BALLISTIC MISSILES / NUCLEAR WEAPONRY
HYPERSONICS – War corporations, think tanks, and Congress hype the “threat” of Beijing and Moscow in order to justify design, development, and sale of weaponry, including an entirely new sector of the war industry: hypersonic missiles and aircraft.
Boeing $13,000,000 IDIQ for R&D of adaptive and robust control for hypersonic engagement research effort. Comprehend and address impacts of complex flight environments on advanced weapon systems.
MISSILES, BOMBS, ROCKETS, PROJECTILES
Advanced Technology International $180,752,982 for enhanced technology maturation and risk reduction for Precision Strike Missile. An Other Transaction Authority agreement.
Raytheon/Lockheed Martin Javelin JV $75,350,484 for Javelin weapon system full rate production primary deliverables. Raytheon Lockheed Martin Javelin JV $7,060,279 for engineering services for Lightweight Command Launch Unit system qualification build initiation.
Lockheed Martin $1,042,250,000 for incidental services, hardware, facilities, equipment, and all technical, planning, management, manufacturing, and testing efforts to produce PAC-3 missiles. Some FMS (Bahrain, Germany, Poland, Qatar, Romania, S. Korea, UAE).
Lockheed Martin $7,329,960 for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) Operational Realtime Combat Analysis (ORCA) Increment Two. Enhances a software package.
Lockheed Martin $226,254,087 for a 44 M270A2 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems.
Loc Performance Products Inc. $15,639,264 for 18 improved armored cab modification kits for the M270A2 version of the Multiple Launch Rocket System.
Mission Critical Solutions $16,276,805 for inert warheads.
Northrop Grumman $16,986,480 for GPS receiver for guidance kit M1156.
Northrop Grumman $92,966,361 for production and delivery of the M4A1 Selectable Lightweight Attack Munition (SLAM) and the M320A1 SLAM trainer kit.
Sharp Minds LLC $473,021,064 to provide Letterkenny Army Depot with labor support, Chambersburg, PA.
Geneva Rock Products $75,039,988 to build 18 earth-covered modular storage magazines at Hill AFB, UT.
Welch Construction $15,000,000 to repair and build real property facilities at Watervliet Arsenal, New York.
Northrop Grumman $7,815,609 for an equitable adjustment for already completed engineering work for Counter Radio-Controlled IED Electronic Warfare (CREW) systems, which provide combat troops protection against Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices. The Joint CREW (JCREW) I1B1 system “is the first generation system that develops a common open architecture across all three capabilities” (dismounted troops, vehicles, structures). This money “ensure[s] JCREW systems are viable for future production and maintain operational readiness for the field.”
BAE Systems $266,865,094 for Bradley A4 production: 159 vehicles.
General Dynamics $2,477,329,768 for production of Stryker Double V-Hull A1 engineering change proposal vehicles.
General Dynamics $11,624,433 for Abrams systems technical support. Some FMS (Egypt). Honeywell $7,738,247 for hardware and services exercise of options for the Total Integrated Engine Revitalization Automated Gas Turbine 1500 program for the Abrams tank and family of vehicles.
GM Defense $8,580,666 for initial delivery of Infantry Squad Vehicles and integrated product support. GM Defense $214,297,869 for acquisition of the Infantry Squad Vehicle, installation kits, ancillary hardware and logistical support.
JCB Inc. $269,425,883 for electric over hydraulic High Mobility Engineer Excavators, related hardware and ancillary services.
Honeywell $7,785,286 for clutch assemblies for U.S. Army.
Jamaica Bearings $18,230,335 for wire ring race kits for U.S. Army.
Leonardo DRS $7,985,880 for seven Joint Assault Bridge Systems.
Heil Trailer International $37,063,855 for mobile tactical retail refueling systems, authorized stockage list kits, production qualification testing (PQT) assets, log assets, support for PQT testing, refurbishment of PQT assets, refurbishment of integrated product support systems, and contract data requirements lists.
L3 $44,529,726 to procure hydro-mechanically propelled transmission, operational reliability, 800 series transmissions in two configurations. Paid for in part with overseas contingency operations funds.
Oshkosh Defense $12,994,546 for transfer cases with containers for U.S. Army. Oshkosh Defense $10,836,726 for pneumatic tires for palletized load system vehicle wheels. Oshkosh Defense $61,890,745 to increase available options under the current Joint Light Tactical Vehicle trailer contract from 32 to 3,541. Oshkosh Defense $71,134,382 for heavy equipment transport system trailer and contractor logistics support. Oshkosh Defense $127,718,247 to support the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle. Oshkosh Defense $8,006,398 W56HZV-15-C-0095 to perform the completion efforts under Work Directive 0095-R001, Revision 8 (Retrofit, Rev 8), for Joint Light Tactical Vehicles.
SMALL ARMS & LIGHT WEAPONRY (SALW)
Hardwire LLC, Leading Technology Composites Inc., Point Blank Enterprises Inc. compete for each order of $57,914,467 for small arms protective inserts.
GEAR & EQUIPMENT
Avon Protection Systems $49,621,502 for the Joint Service General Purpose Mask systems and spare components.
Honeywell $7,146,942 for 66 Tactical Advanced Land Inertial Navigator High Accuracy North Finding Systems.
Mechanix Wear $7,415,000 for Army combat-capacitive gloves.
Mahaffey Tent & Awning Co. $9,201,291 for furnishing and maintenance of generators and providing potable water, portable light sets, sleep and dining facilities tents, hygiene units, tables, chairs and hand-wash stations. Outdoor Venture Corp. $9,696,612 for Temper tents.
Airborne Systems North America of California and Mills Manufacturing Corp. will compete for each order of the $150,000,000 for MC-6 personnel parachute systems. Airborne Systems North America of California Inc. $13,231,241 for spare components for the RA-1 Parachute System.
SRCTec LLC $17,986,641 for procurement and repair of the radar system and cylinder supporting the AN/TPQ-50 Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar System.
VisionCorps $24,381,000 to procure Integrated Head Protection System Suspension systems. Winston-Salem Industries For The Blind (NC) $8,127,000 to procure Integrated Head Protection System Suspension Systems.
Federal Prison Industries $17,548,000 for coveralls. Work in GA, AZ, D.C., and MS. Peckham Vocational Industries $23,358,026 for services to support the Organizational Clothing & Individual Equipment (OCIE) effort for repair, cleaning, warehousing, and distribution of the OCIE Northeast Region. Pentaq Manufacturing Corp. (Sabana Grande, Puerto Rico) $33,645,750 IDIQ for trousers.
EDUCATION & TRAINING
Inverness Technologies $46,859,018 to support the Soldier For Life Transition Assistance Program, Fort Knox, KY.
Record Steel & Construction $27,554,000 for design and construction of an approximately 51,000 square-foot, single-story joint simulation environment facility at Nellis AFB, NV.
Valiant Integrated Services $68,045,249 to provide an immersive training environment.
Caesar Rodney School District (DE) $54,322,239 for comprehensive educational program services for K-grade 12 and special education services at Dover Air Force Base, DE. Lincoln Public School (MA) $85,722,108 for comprehensive educational program services for Pre-K-grade 12 and special education services at Hanscom Air Force Base, MA.
UTILITIES – Privatizing utilities prioritizes profit over the health and wellbeing of the people. Additionally, water is a human right; corporate greed should be nowhere near it.
American Water Operations and Maintenance $15,943,623 for the ownership, operation, and maintenance of water and wastewater utility systems at Fort Hood, Texas. Fort Riley Utility Services Inc. $9,461,376 for water and wastewater utility services at Fort Riley, Kansas.
Seqirus Inc. $66,563,972 for injectable influenza vaccines.
Gaumard Scientific Co. $45,000,000 for hospital equipment and accessories for the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) electronic catalog. Skupien Solutions $8,000,000 IDIQ for hospital equipment and accessories for DLA electronic catalog. Steris Corp. $225,000,000 IDIQ for patient monitoring and capital equipment systems and accessories.
MEDICAL IT SERVICES
Kreative Technologies LLC $9,996,142 for enterprise information management (EIM) support (operations, sustainment, engineering) supporting “work-flows and capabilities utilizing agile methodology that will incorporate a more efficient and streamlined process to identify, develop and deploy system updates resulting in improved user experience, system performance and system availability.” Kreative will also provide system administration and user support associated with software operation and maintenance.
NetImpact Strategies $11,766,010 for program and project management – program communication and coordination, coordinate security architecture installation, circuit coordination, internet protocol data collection analysis, processing and validation.
FUEL & ENERGY – The U.S. Armed Forces consume more fossil fuels than any other organization in the world.
Dixie Chemical Co. $12,619,380 for high-density synthetic hydrocarbon jet propellant and priming fluid for Air Force and Navy.
Crowley Government Services $59,700,000 for contractor-owned, contractor-operated fuel storage facilities and services for various types of fuel in Florida and Alaska for Air Force and Army.
Tiger Natural Gas $35,439,063 for pipeline quality direct supply natural gas in California, Nevada, Washington.
DynCorp $40,422,804 for executive airlift maintenance support services: aircraft maintenance and back shop support of aircraft assigned to the 11th Wing and 89th Wing at JB Andrews-Naval Air Facility Washington, MD.
TRANSPORTATION _ USTRANSCOM
SSA Atlantic LLC $82,803,960 for stevedoring and related terminal services at ports in the Mid-Atlantic region. Work in Charleston, South Carolina; Savannah, Georgia; Wilmington, North Carolina; and Morehead City, North Carolina.
SAIC $8,863,576 for software engineering services to U.S. Military Surface Deployment & Distribution Command’s integrated booking system. Services include requirements definition, software maintenance, development, configuration management, area manager support, training, implementation, documentation, technical support and project management. Work at Scott AFB, Illinois.
Two companies, Eastern Airlines LLC and USA Jet Airlines were added to a contract ($697,000,000 of October 2018) for domestic air cargo and passenger charter services for DOD and “other federal government agencies.”
WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION
Sea Box Inc. $7,799,220 for commercial shipping and storage containers for U.S. Army. Performance in New Jersey and South Korea.
ENVIRONMENTAL – The U.S. military is the single greatest institutional polluter in the world (in terms of carbon pollution, particulates, nuclear waste, runoff, etc.). The Pentagon hires Corporate America to remediate a fraction of the military’s pollution.
APTIM Federal Services $129,174,167 for dismantlement and disposal of the Surface Ship Support Barge, a radiologically controlled Navy support facility. Work in Mobile, AL (65%); Norfolk, VA (25%); Andrews, TX (10%).
CAPE Environmental Management $7,274,125 for remedial alternatives for decision units (DU) N-2, N-3, N-4, SE-1 and E-2 at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Remedies to be implemented include focused dredging, placement of a thin-layer of clean material for enhanced natural recovery, treatment of contaminated sediment with activated carbon amendment material at DU E-2 and placement of activated carbon amendment in open-water areas in DU SE-1.
EA-Wood-2 MP JV and Gsina-Gilbane JV will compete for each order of $400,000,000 to procure services of small business firms to perform Military Munitions Response Program responses involving conventional munitions; environmental compliance and remediation services; and other munitions-related services.
Dawson HDR Services JV, Engineering/Remediation Resources Group Inc., GSI Pacific Inc., Na Ali’i Consulting & Sales LLC will compete for each order of the $49,000,000 for environmental service activities at various locations within U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Honolulu District.
Seres-Arcadis SB JV $9,625,000 for remediation at Joint Base Andrews, MD.
Merchants Foodservice $16,160,350 for full-line food distribution in LA and MS. Sysco $377,791,948 for full-line food distribution. U.S. Foods $525,250,000 for full-line food distribution. U.S. Foods $28,710,000 for full-line food distribution. Work Services Corp. $20,537,296 for food services at Sheppard AFB, TX.
Federal Contracts Corp. $189,261,484 for agricultural equipment.
BASE OPERATIONS SUPPORT SERVICES (BOSS) – BOSS typically includes some combination of the following services: air operations, bachelor quarters, custodial, electrical, environmental services, facilities investment, fire & emergency services, galley, grounds maintenance, housing, integrated & waste, janitorial services, management & administration, morale-welfare-recreation, ordnance, pavement clearance, pest control, port operations, public safety, supply, utilities, vehicles & equipment service, visual services, waste management, wastewater, and water. Security is sometimes included. This work was once done by the troops, prior to the corporate takeover of the U.S. military.
Didlake Inc. $62,116,404 IDIQ for annual custodial services at Norfolk Naval Shipyard and annexes; the Portsmouth and Little Creek site; and the Naval Amphibious Base Little Creek-Fort Story. IAP World Services $13,586,127 for BOSS at NAS Patuxent River. Jacobs $44,308,341 IDIQ for BOSS at the Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay and outlying areas. Work includes taking care of swimming pools.
CONSULTING, ADMIN & LOGISTICS – A January 2015 report noted that trimming some outsourced administrative waste (like we see in this category of consulting, admin, etc.) would have saved roughly $125 billion over five years. The Pentagon leadership (many of whom come from leadership positions in U.S. war corporations) buried the report, fearing Congress might use it to cut the war budget.
AH Environmental Consultants $15,000,000 IDIQ for professional environmental consulting services within NAVFAC Southeast. Initial task order [$61,661] is to update the storm water pollution prevention plan and annual comprehensive evaluation plan at Naval Support Activity Panama City, Florida.
Jacobs (CH2M) and Productive Outcomes LLC will compete for each order of the $9,000,000 for administrative and general consulting services.
KT Consulting $12,235,930 for logistics research and analytic support in D.C.
Shadow Objects LLC $48,188,581 IDIQ for oversight and management of the Naval Air Procurement Group eBusiness architecture including data alignment, ePS implementation planning and support, audit readiness, contracts digital business and business process efforts.
Technica LLC $11,316,045 for Fort Bliss, TX, Logistics Readiness Center support services to include maintenance, transportation and supply.
Accenture, Booz Allen Hamilton, Deloitte, Digital Mobilizations Inc., KMPG, BCG Federal Corp., Grant Thornton, McKinsey & Co. $990,000,000 IDIQ to provide advisory and assistance services to support the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Office of Business Transformation and Deputy Chief Management Officer in managing and improving strategic transformation initiatives at the enterprise level.
VectorCSP LLC $16,286,599 for support services to Air Combat Command: in-garrison active fighter squadron functional support for typical additional duties assigned to squadron personnel, such as operations scheduling, training, standards & evaluations, weapons & tactics, mobility, non-aviation programs & readiness, equipment managers, and armorer support.
Vectrus $13,266,231 for contractor logistics support services for the 82nd Airborne Division, Fayetteville, NC.
Fukunaga & Associates Inc. $30,000,000 for architect-engineer services for various utility projects and other projects primarily under NAVFAC Hawaii. The initial task order is for replacement of a 24-inch waterline at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii. Jacobs/B&V JV $85,000,000 IDIQ for architect-engineer services for various projects primarily under NAVFAC Hawaii. 5% of work in South Pacific Islands. Nagamine Okawa Engineers $30,000,000 for architect-engineer services and projects at DOD and government facilities within NAVFAC Hawaii. 5% of work in South Pacific.
Alberici Constructors $35,000,000 to paint and repair the 15 Tainter Gates and Bridge Spans at Lock and Dam No. 24 on the Mississippi River.
Ocean Construction Services $9,492,405 for road repairs at Arlington National Cemetery.
Shimmick Construction $78,801,484 for Chickamauga Lock chamber replacement, Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Skanska Koch Inc. $43,865,000 to build physical security/safety improvements in the New York City area.
Baldi Bros Inc. $50,630,423 for a runway and taxiway extension at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, California.
Branscome $16,920,452 for LP area runway and instrument landing system (ILS) installation at Naval Station, Norfolk, VA.
Kiewit Infrastructure West $38,875,500 to replace a concrete ramp, taxiways, and shoulders in Klamath Falls, OR.
TTS/LTS JV LLC and Chugach $99,000,000 for grounds maintenance and pavement clearance services at Navy/USMC installations located, primarily within NAVFAC Southwest.
AREPII SA Hotel LLC, d.b.a. Sheraton Atlanta Hotel $8,139,274 for lodging, meal, and laundry services.
MAINLAND CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING – Endless war requires endless construction and building repair. An added bonus for the Pentagon and the U.S. war industry is how this construction activity effectively co-opts part of the working class, making them feel like they’re on the same team as the troops. It is a very powerful narcotic.
Cardno – Amec Foster Wheeler JV $50,000,000 for Marine Corps facility assessments utilizing the BUILDER Sustainment Management System at various USMC installations worldwide. Provides for condition assessments of facilities approximately 20 million square feet and greater annually, and BUILDER is utilized for major building component systems, data input, data analysis & interpretation, remote entry database, and web-based BUILDER. It is also used for assessment and management training; other knowledge-based sustainment management system facility assessments and training; other specialized engineering assessments and studies for site facilities; conventional or deficiency-based facility assessments and training; lifecycle, space utilization and functionality assessments; and short- and long-range maintenance planning.
Civil Works Contracting LLC, Hager Construction Co., Onopa Services LLC, Quadrant Construction Inc. $60,000,000 IDIQ for general construction services within Marine Corps Installations East.
Gilbane Federal $96,903,333 to build a new 135,392 gross square-foot building at Fort Gordon, GA.
HHI Corp. $10,898,457 for construction of a company operations facility at Butts Army Airfield, Fort Carson, CO.
Intercontinental Construction Contracting $15,890,038 to build a golf clubhouse facility at West Point, NY. The U.S. Military Academy gets a new golf clubhouse as millions of civilians nationwide are displaced due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Manhattan Construction Co. $21,948,550 for medical research acquisition building replacement, Frederick, MD.
Maloof Weathertight Solutions $8,847,818 to repair roofs at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield, Georgia.
Ilsi-Arcadis JV, Princetone Hydro LLC, W.F. Baird & Associates will compete for each order of the $30,000,000 for civil works architect engineering services.
Jacobs (CH2M Hill) $33,097,127 for repairs on Building 633, NAS Pensacola. Building 633 is approximately 117,000 square feet and is a historic federal facility with administrative spaces, classrooms, and an auditorium.
Johnson Controls Government Systems $7,836,200 to upgrade a cogeneration power plant, government-maintained buildings and the Metasys building automation software at Twentynine Palms, CA.
Kleinfelder Inc. $9,476,096 for civil and geotechnical engineering related design and construction services, Sacramento, CA.
INTEC Group LLC, Dawn Inc., RJ Runge, G.M. Hill Engineering Inc., Nisou LGC JV will compete for each order of the $45,000,000 for Great Lakes and Ohio River Division mission boundaries construction services.
Noble Sales Co. $12,362,495 to stock, store and issue supplies, construction materials, and hardware in support of NAVFAC Hawaii, Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Oahu, Hawaii.
Sauer Inc. $20,768,000 for an operations support facility in Fayetteville, NC.
Skookum Educational Programs $9,971,669 for inspection, testing and maintenance work; demand maintenance order work; and preventative maintenance order work and sustainment, restoration and modernization services in support of Fort Riley.
Stampede Ventures $10,398,844 to repair multiple systems and areas in Hangar 714 at Dover AFB, Delaware.
Summer Consultants $30,000,000 IDIQ for multi-discipline architect-engineer services for mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire-protection within NAVFAC Washington.
Tepa EC $46,208,579 to build company operations facilities at Fort Carson, Colorado.
T&M Painting & Construction $10,000,000 for painting at the Naval Base Point Loma, San Diego, CA.
Walsh Federal $22,955,000 to provide labor, materials, equipment and supervision necessary for upgrading the main gate access control point at Defense Depot San Joaquin, Tracy, CA.
Walsh Federal $38,027,000 for construction of an information system facility at Joint Base Lewis-McChord.
Baskerville-Donovan Inc., Jacobs, Mason & Hanger + Mead & Hunt JV, Tetra Tech will compete for orders under an overall $34,000,000 for architect and engineering services to support U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division Mobile District’s Horizontal Design Program. Baskerville-Donovan Inc., CEMS Engineering Inc., Cypress Digital will compete for each order of $15,000,000 for architect and engineering services to support the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, South Atlantic Division Mobile District’s Horizontal Design Program.
Barnhart-Reese Construction Inc., Bristol Design Build Services LLC, I.E.-Pacific Inc., R.A. Burch Construction Co. $92,000,000 for construction, renovation, and repair at sites and government installation within NAVFAC Southwest.
ENCANTO Facility Services 2, Bristol Prime Construction, MIK Construction Inc., WEIL Construction, VELIZ Construction $49,000,000 IDIQ for construction projects at NAS Joint Reserve Base, Fort Worth, TX. ENCANTO Facility Services 2 LLC is awarded the initial task order of $907,847 for the renovation of Building 1428.
6 firms compete for orders under $20,000,000 to support National Guard construction projects.
6 firms $99,999,000 IDIQ for new construction, renovation and repair. Projects primarily within NAVFAC Southwest. Projects may include, but are not limited to, administration buildings, academic and applied instruction training facilities, maintenance/repair facilities, military operations facilities, aircraft hangars, fire stations, office buildings, laboratories, dining facilities, related structures and other similar facilities located in California and Arizona.
19 firms $500,000,000 IDIQ for a broad range of maintenance, repair and minor construction projects affecting real property at MacDill AFB, Florida; and Avon Park Air Force Range, Florida.
Middle Atlantic Wholesale Lumber, Progressive Services Corp., S&S Forest Products LLC, Sylvan Forest Products LLC share $16,800,000 IDIQ for lumber, millwork and plywood for the Wood Products Tailored Logistics Support Program, East Region.
Cashman/Dutra JV $18,027,778 for improvement dredging, Boston, MA.
Inland Dredging Co. $9,032,700 for furnishing one fully crewed and equipped hydraulic pipeline cutterhead dredge on a rental basis.
Richard Group LLC, Iron Mike Construction, AMI & LGC JV LLC will compete for each order of $45,000,000 for construction services for the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division mission boundaries.
Mike Hooks LLC $7,901,200 for pipeline maintenance dredging in Matagorda, TX. Orion Marine Construction $10,499,080 for maintenance dredging in Corpus Christi, TX. Orion Marine Construction $14,648,100 for pipeline dredging in Port Mansfield, TX.
Ross Island Sand & Gravel Co. $8,362,290 for maintenance dredging of the Stockton Deep Water Ship Channel, CA.
The Dutra Group $11,999,875 for hopper dredging in Plaquemines, LA. Weeks Marine Inc. $7,130,000 to furnish a fully crewed and equipped hydraulic pipeline cutterhead dredge on a rental basis. Work in Plaquemines, LA.
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Christian Sorensen is an author and an independent journalist.
His work focuses on the U.S. war industry.