The U.S. Department of War, often euphemized as the Department of Defense, allocated at least $80,098,035,000 on 236 individual contracts during October 2018.
War is a racket. Here are the corporations that made a killing during October 2018.
FOREIGN MILITARY SALES (FMS) – Through FMS, the U.S. government procures and transfers materiel to allied nations and international organizations. In total, there were 20 FMS transactions worth $2,276,554,080 during October 2018.
Advanced Electronics Co. (based in Riyadh) received $9,437,259 for FMS (Saudi Arabia): Air Force Electronic System Test Set. Work in Huntsville, AL and in Saudi Arabia. Sierra Nevada Corp. (SNC) received $23,813,528 for FMS (Saudi Arabia): King Air 350 extended range aircraft with ISR/synthetic aperture radar capability; 1 portable ground station; 1 fixed ground station; and 1 trainer.
Boeing received $30,000,000 for FMS (Qatar): F-15QA aircrew and maintenance courseware.
Boeing received $242,109,170 for FMS (UAE): remanufacture eight, and procure nine new AH-64E helicopters. Lockheed Martin received $129,483,864 for FMS (UAE): maintenance & sustainment of two THAAD batteries. Work includes software & hardware development, contractor logistics support, engineering services, and missile field surveillance.
DynCorp received $22,500,000 for FMS (Egypt): housing, transportation, security, vehicles, and labor to support contractors and DOD employees in Egypt. General Electric received $273,509,940 for FMS (Egypt): Service Life Extension Program conversion kits to upgrade F110-GE-100 engines for F-16.
General Dynamics received $54,436,930 for integrated logistics support for multiple FMS customers using purchased Navy weapon systems, various aircraft, and other components.
Raytheon received $35,000,000 for USA and FMS (Taiwan): Sweep 9 kits.
TGS USA received $39,543,009 for FMS (Iraq): Toyota Land Cruisers and spare parts.
UNINHABITED VEHICLES & CRAFT
LGS Innovations received $15,528,008 for engineering services, materials, training, and testing to support integration & operation of “information operations” payloads into military drones.
Lockheed Martin received $12,500,000 for development, test, and purchase of Counter Unmanned Aerial System solutions. “Solutions” is a B.S. term that war corporations use. It basically means “products” or “goods & services.”
RECRUITMENT & RETENTION – The Pentagon spends hundreds of millions of dollars each year to convince the U.S. populace to fight in elective wars.
Industries for the Blind Inc. received $10,795,849 for customization and distribution of Air Force sales promotional items.
Six corporations (including one Turkish, one Greek, and one Italian) received unspecified funding for construction & renovation at Camp Lemonnier Djibouti, installations throughout Africa, and worldwide.
DynCorp received $68,254,084 for Air Force Central Command War Reserve Materiel at Shaw AFB, South Carolina; Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and UAE.
BP received $47,075,766 for aviation fuel in Singapore.
SMIT Singapore PTE LTD received $215,000,000 for salvage related towing, harbor clearance, ocean engineering project, and point-to-point towing services.
KBRwyle received $500,000,000 for contractor-provided personal services and expertise to USSOCOM to support the Preservation of the Force & Family Program. Work at 26 locations inside and outside of the continental U.S. KBR buys your Congressperson and profits off of endless war. It’s safe to say that their work for the SOCOM “force & family” will not involve ending the devastating wars.
Lightforce USA received $15,760,499 to provide USSOCOM with Squad-Variable Powered Scopes (S-VPS), spare parts, and training. S-VPS is a wide-view scope “for near-range engagements out to and beyond the maximum effective range of the weapon system, for small arms.”
Donjon Marine Co. received $215,000,000 for salvage related towing, harbor clearance, ocean engineering, and point-to-point towing along the North and South American east coast. SMIT Salvage Americas received $215,000,000 for the same services along the North and South American West Coast.
Vectrus Systems received $28,694,621 for base operations support at Naval Station Guantánamo Bay.
DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY (DARPA)
HRL Laboratories received $9,155,987 to finish a DARPA millimeter-wave GaN maturation project for the Microsystems Technology Office.
ACADEMIA – U.S. academia has largely supported the U.S. war industry. Faculty and staff often justify this 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.
Draper Lab received $13,380,171 for research into the applications of technologies to meet guidance requirements for Common Missile Compartment on the U.S. Columbia-class program and the UK Dreadnought-class program. Provides specialized technical knowledge and engineering support for hypersonic guidance, navigation & control.
Motorola received $16,348,704 for a land mobile radio trunking system technology refresh on Air Force Global Strike Command (AFGSC) and Air Force Space Command land mobile radio trunking systems across 23 Air Force Bases.
JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER (F-35)
Lockheed Martin received $8,700,187 for support services to design a non-DOD participant strategic facility in support of F-35 aircraft. Lockheed Martin received $64,290,305 for one lot of F-35 training devices for USMC.
Nordic PCL Construction received $41,476,374 to build an F-22 Fighter Alert Facility at JB Pearl Harbor-Hickam, HI.
Boeing received $131,555,000 for weapon replaceable assemblies to optimize the Block I low-rate initial production F/A-18E/F Infrared Search & Track systems. General Electric received $7,041,528 for 24 F414-GE-400 engine devices for F/A-18.
Honeywell received $10,028,200 for heat exchangers for U.S. Navy.
HORNET & GROWLER COMMON AIRFRAME
Boeing received $62,719,985 for F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G aircraft inspections, modifications, and repairs.
Boeing received $34,889,633 for hardware & retrofit kits/upgrades to replace obsolete components & software in the existing Servocylinder Test Stations and Electro-Hydraulic Valve Test Station for F/A-18 A-F and EA-18G aircraft.
Mnemonics Inc. received $7,654,967 for 109 radio frequency blanking units and special test equipment for F/A-18E/F/G and EA-18G aircraft.
Boeing received $24,400,000 for Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) System enhancements to ALQ-218 receiver system hardware & communication lines between assemblies for USA ($23,157,457; 95%); Australia ($1,242,543; 5%).
L3 received $35,757,711 and Northrop Grumman received $35,180,752 to demonstrate / test existing technologies & technical data that may provide a solution for an airborne wideband low radio frequency band jamming application. Supports the Next Generation Jammer Low Band program.
Northrop Grumman received $697,029,788 for system upgrades, EA-18G system configuration sets, AEA and Electronic Warfare systems, and final upgrades for EA-6B system for U.S. Navy and Australia. Teledyne Wireless received $7,509,891 to repair ALQ-99 system for EA-6B.
Northrop Grumman received $7,560,586 for 163 repairable spares for E-2D aircraft.
POSEIDON (P-8) & ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE
AAR received $32,784,405 for P-8A depot maintenance, depot in-service repair planner & estimator requirements, technical directive incorporation, airframe modifications, ground support, and removal & replacement of engines for U.S. Navy and Australia. Boeing received $33,025,575 for the same work. Boeing received $136,999,356 for goods & services re: removal & replacement of CFM56 engine on P-8A aircraft for U.S. Navy and Australia. StandardAero Inc. received $121,890,824 for the same work.
STRATEGIC / TACTICAL AIRLIFT
SAFRAN Landing Systems (France) received $220,154,652 for a 10-year strategic remanufacture/supply for the KC-135 heat shields, main wheel, carbon brake, torque tube adjustor, assembly, and piston housing.
OTHER FIXED WING AIRCRAFT
Goodyear received estimated $26,448,587 for tires used in Global Tire Program.
MILITARY RESEARCH LABS
Alion received $49,873,115 to “increase knowledge and understanding of state-of-the art technologies and techniques suitable to developing the agile and adaptive capabilities needed to ensure the success of the future Army.” This contract tells us nothing. Contracts are becoming more and more opaque.
Ball Aerospace & Technologies received $36,043,319 for Solid State Laser Effects and Modeling at Kirtland AFB.
Parsons received $17,769,011 for Agent-Based Data Analytics & Persistence Technology. Work is to generate input data; perform data modeling; research, design, develop, and implement novel algorithms, frameworks, information management tools, data stores & services; and integrate capabilities and services into robotic and content production systems.
COLSA Corp. received $69,618,375 for more research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E), and acquisition support for Australia, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Jordan, Korea, Morocco, NATO, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, and UK, via the Air Force Test Center.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND
Altus LLC, Applied Research Associates, Joint Research & Development, SURVICE Engineer will compete for $48,000,000 for analytical services associated with target descriptions, vulnerability, survivability, and weapons effectiveness studies.
Dyncorp received $152,247,409 for logistics support and material for maintenance of approximately 118 TH-57 aircraft.
Goodrich received $11,098,944 for tail rotor shaft assemblies.
Lockheed Martin received $717,410,825 for logistics & repair support of components on CH-53 and MH-53.
GENERAL AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE
ACE World Companies received $7,290,103 for four Aerial Work Platforms at Tinker AFB, OK.
INDUSTRIAL BASE – GENERAL
Barkens Hard Chrome, Chromal Plating Co., Kryler Corp., Quality Plating Co. Sunvair, Inc. received ceiling $98,000,000 for metal plating to remanufacture assets in support of 309 Missile Maintenance Group and 309 Commodities Maintenance Group programs at Hill AFB, UT; Vandenberg AFB, CA; and other units elsewhere.
Boeing received $46,051,155 to complete negotiations on, and take delivery of, undelivered items as well as continue investments in both supply chain management performance and reliability improvements at Redstone Arsenal, AL.
Transaero Inc. received $9,500,000 for assembly clutches.
Five corporations received $473,000,000 for Air Force Enterprise Contracted Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratories Services II. This is customer management, supervision, personnel, equipment, tools, materials and other items necessary to perform equipment calibrations at various AFBs in the U.S. and worldwide.
AIRCRAFT INSTRUMENTATION, PODS & SENSORS
Keysight Technologies received $8,977,287 for Oscilloscopes 307/U.
Northrop Grumman received $16,512,048 for Precision Real-Time Engagement Combat Identification Sensor Exploitation program. Develops technologies that continue to advance combat identification for warfighters. Provides the technical assessments, prototype hardware and software modifications & development, systems engineering, performance simulations, system integration and demonstrations.
Rockwell Collins received $7,062,238 to repair navigation & communication items that are a part of KC-130J, H-1, E-2C, P-3, common systems and other aircraft.
Simmonds Precision Products received $11,024,500 for electro-me actuators.
AIRCRAFT PROPULSION RESEARCH
General Electric received $250,000,000 for Advanced Turbine Technologies for Affordable Mission-Capability (ATTAM) Phase I: develop, demonstrate, and transition advanced turbine propulsion, power and thermal technologies that provides improvement in affordable mission capability. Rolls-Royce received $100,000,000 for ATTAM Phase I. Williams International Co. received $50,000,000 for ATTAM Phase I.
Honeywell received roughly $1,036,726,000 for support of the following platforms: Ground Start Carts, C-130 Auxiliary Power Units (APU), B-2 APU, F-15 components, A-10 APU, E-3 APU, B-1 APU and F-16 turbine power units.
ARLEIGH BURKE-CLASS DESTROYERS (DDG)
Northrop Grumman received $18,118,858 for common Integrated Bridge & Navigation Systems (IBNS) for DDG-51 New Construction Ship Program and DDG-51 Midlife Modernization Program.
ZUMWALT-CLASS DESTROYERS (DDG-1000)
Raytheon received $34,068,452 for DDG 1000 ship class integrated logistics support and engineering services.
BAE Systems received $19,645,973 for logistics engineering & integration support of U.S. Ohio-class and U.K. Vanguard-class Strategic Weapon System (SWS) platforms.
General Dynamics received $7,316,141 to maintain Navy certification, protect & operate the floating dry dock (ARDM-4 Shippingport). General Dynamics received $14,718,840 for Next Generation Submarine Science & Technology Research for Office of Naval Research.
General Dynamics received $18,537,696 for R&D and sustainment of U.S. SSBN Fire Control Sub-system (FCS); the U.K. FCS; and the U.S. SSGN Attack Weapon Control System, including training & support equipment and U.S./UK Shipboard Data System.
Northrop Grumman received $10,851,494 for engineering, design, component and full-scale test & eval engineering, and tactical underwater launcher hardware production supporting Common Missile Compartment. UK funding $2,679,700 obligated.
SHIP PROPULSION – GENERAL
SURFACE SHIP MAINTENANCE & REPAIR
Colonna’s Shipyard Inc. received $7,966,158 for a 67-calendar day shipyard availability for regular overhaul & dry docking of USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1). Huntington Ingalls received $44,779,160 for USS O’Kane (DDG 77) 2019 Extended Selected Restricted Availability. Konecranes Nuclear Equipment & Services received $54,928,445 for one 140-ton portal crane at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME.
Lockheed Martin received $8,020,809 for engineering re: land-based test site maintenance, inventory control, diminishing material source efforts, and program management for Mk 92 fire control system for U.S. Navy (16%); Philippines (40%); Egypt (20%); Saudi Arabia (16%); Poland (4%); Taiwan (2%).
NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND (NAVSEA)
Austal USA received $57,854,366 for long-lead-time material and production engineering for the expeditionary fast transport (EPF) 13.
General Dynamics received $136,753,425 for material, pre-production and engineering support for the Expeditionary Sea Base 6.
Huntington Ingalls received $7,031,737 for planning & design yard functions for standard Navy valves of nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers.
Raytheon received $22,733,022 for engineering services, travel, and other direct costs in support of AN/SPY-6 Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) low-rate initial production. AMDR suite is being developed for many ship classes. This suite consists of an S-Band radar (AMDR-S), an X-band radar, and a Radar Suite Controller.
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND (NAVAIR)
Millennium Corp. was added to a (previously awarded $960 million) contract to provide program management support services for NAVAIR. Services include strategic planning, implementation, coordination, integration, and evaluation of programmatic activities and administrative systems.
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION (NAWCAD)
BAE Systems received $72,049,627 for Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems Operations Onboard Ship and Shore services for NAWCAD’s Air Traffic Control and Landing Systems Division. BAE Systems received $19,470815 to support NAWCAD Ship & Air Integrated Warfare Division (4.11.3). Includes integrating information systems & radio communications into Navy ships.
Boston Consulting Group received $21,195,935 to implement a new Naval Sustainment System (NSS), including development of governance, coordination, and accountability mechanisms across the Naval Aviation Enterprise.
EDO LLC received $7,751,952 for four carriage system simulators, nine BRU-55B/A engineering change proposal kits, miniature munition interface cables, and engineering—all for universal armament interface, Precision Strike Weapons program office.
The MIL Corp received $84,551,798 for systems engineering, integration / production support, system-based test & eval and in-service life cycle-based engineering for NAWCAD’s C5ISR mission-based products and systems.
NAVMAR Applied Sciences Corp received $7,707,370 for work on Commandable Mobile Anti-Submarine Warfare Sensor Precision High Altitude Sonobuoy Emplacement and Environmental Wideband Acoustic Receiver and Source.
Systems Application & Technologies Inc. received $20,489,591 for continued support services (incl. design, development, procurement, building, installation, test, evaluation, calibration, modification, operation, maintenance) on aircraft & engines for Air Vehicle & Instrumentation Department, NAWCAD Patuxent River.
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION (NAWCWD)
T&E Technologies received $16,943,111 for technical, environmental, and encroachment services for Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division’s Range Sustainability Office.
NAVAL UNDERSEA WARFARE
PAE Applied Technologies received $24,292,143 for operation & maintenance services for Atlantic Undersea Test & Evaluation Center (AUTEC)—the U.S. Navy’s large-area, deep-water, undersea test & eval range, Andros Island, Bahamas. Some work in West Palm Beach, FL (18%). Environmental Chemical Corp received $15,848,403 for phase 4C repairs (from Hurricane Matthew) at AUTEC.
SPACE & NAVAL WARFARE SYSTEMS COMMAND (SPAWAR)
Praescient Analytics received $45,279,089 for advanced analytics technical solution (AATS) software product for SSC Atlantic. WR Systems Ltd received $49,999,996 for positioning, navigation & timing engineering and in-service engineering agency support services to support the Integrated Product Team, SSC Atlantic Charleston.
CYBER, SIGINT & CRYPTOGRAPHY
Northrop Grumman received $54,626,116 for continued development, integration, fielding and sustainment for the Unified Platform Program.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY & THE CLOUD
Dozens and dozens of corporations received funding as part of an overall $37.4 billion contract for C4ISR engineering support services.
Southwind Construction Services received $9,177,535 to install raised floor & high density cooling and power upgrade at the Oklahoma City data center.
Blue Origin received $500,000,000 to develop a Launch System Prototype (New Glenn) for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program. Northrop Grumman received $791,601,015 to develop a Launch System Prototype for EELV program. United Launch Services received $967,000,000 to develop a Launch System Prototype (Vulcan Centaur) for EELV program. United Launch Services received $152,429,417 for EELV Delta IV heavy launch services.
SATELLITES & SPACE SUPPORT
Applied Defense Solutions received $7,526,650 for space situational awareness services at Schriever AFB, CO.
Infinity Systems Engineering received $22,653,934 for GPS maintenance & support, remote site technicians, network administration, and operations support, Space & Missile Systems Center, Peterson AFB.
Iridium Satellite received $44,000,000 for extension of services on current airtime in accordance with FAR 52.217-8.
MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY (MDA)
INTERCONTINENTAL BALLISTIC MISSILES (ICBM)
Boeing received $55,567,613 for ICBM Cryptography Upgrade Increment II production.
Rockwell Collins received $12,010,975 to implement Security Classification Guide changes for Air Force Nuclear Weapon Center, Hill AFB.
SUBMARINE-LAUNCHED BALLISTIC MISSILES (SLBM)
BAE Systems received $9,532,186 for systems engineering & integration services in support of Trident II (D5) strategic weapons system, the SSGN attack weapon system, and strategic weapon surety. Boeing received $26,663,956 for Trident II (D5) maintenance and rebuilding and technical services in support of the Navigation subsystem. Systems Planning & Analysis Inc. received $11,053,897 for program management and financial support of Trident II (D5) Strategic Weapons System life extension program and future concepts, including the Common Missile Compartment.
MISSILES, BOMBS, ROCKETS, PROJECTILES
Boeing received $23,700,000 for manufacture, test and deliver of Avenger fire control computers. Boeing received $45,000,000 for JDAM technical support and integration. Boeing received $244,714,371 for long lead material for Harpoon full-rate production Lot 91 in support of multiple FMS customers.
AM General received $121,257,443 for HMMWV engineering, logistics, and system technical support functions.
General Dynamics received $14,334,060 for distribution boxes. General Dynamics received $25,658,223 for various electronic components for the M1 Abrams tank. General Dynamics received $10,229,034 for hull mission processor units with containers.
Hentzen Coatings received $16,414,600 for chemical agent resistant coating paint products.
L3 received $29,937,585 for hydro mechanically propelled transmissions for the Integrated Logistics Support Center.
Oshkosh Defense received $16,038,473 for spares acquisition integrated with production.
SMALL ARMS & LIGHT WEAPONRY (SALW)
Northrop Grumman received $12,792,480 for design and development studies and engineering services for rapid technology development of Orbital ATK products in China Lake, CA. Northrop Grumman recently acquired Orbital ATK.
SAIC received $13,567,362 for life cycle management of programs within multiple ammunition product lines.
GEAR & EQUIPMENT
Central Lake Armor Express received $59,369,617 for Plate Carrier Generation III – Soft Armor Inserts and data reports.
National Industries for the Blind received $13,144,298 for advanced combat helmet pad suspension system.
CLOTHING & FOOTWEAR
Aurora Industries (Puerto Rico) received $52,928,000 for flame resistant coats for the Army Combat Uniform (ACU). Creighton AB Inc. received $35,000,000 for Air Force lightweight jackets. Federal Prison Industries Inc. received $49,920,000 for various types of coats. National Industries for the Blind received $8,389,705 for moisture wicking t-shirts for U.S. Army.
Knowledge Management Inc. received $10,000,000 support Marine Corps Training Command, Center for Distance Education & Training (CDET). This effort is to provide interactive multimedia instructional support services.
PILOT & AIRCREW TRAINING
Boeing received $20,243,066 to support T-45 aircraft Service Life Extension Program (SLEP).
FlightSafety Services Corp. received $8,354,866 for aircrew training services of TH-57B/C crew (includes instruction, operation, curriculum) at NAS Whiting Field.
M1 Support Services LP received $71,318,065 for aircraft maintenance on T-6, T-38 undergraduate pilot training, and T-38 Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals aircraft maintenance services at Sheppard AFB, TX. M1 Support Services received $12,047,564 for trainer maintenance services at Sheppard AFB.
Applied Visual Technology Inc. received $26,000,000 to develop, test, integrate, and field hardware & software subsystems to achieve an Aviation Combined Arms Tactical Trainer system.
Complete Parachute Solutions received $9,270,000 for the Multi-Mission Parachute Course, which provides training and technical support for all Military Free-Fall training.
KIRA Training Services received $221,379,030 for civil engineering services at the U.S. Air Force Academy, CO.
Twelve corporations (Goldbelt and Edmond Scientific were later added) received a shared $249,000,000 for providing resources in support of the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical & Biological Defense.
PROFITING FROM MILITARY HEALTHCARE
Center for Disease Detection received $59,000,000 for medical lab testing services for U.S. Army Health Contracting Activity, San Antonio, TX.
IntelliDyne received $15,695,542 to support DHA Global Service Center and the enterprise to fully support the integration of all desk side support, remote, or onsite troubleshooting; network support & security; etc. where required into the Military Health System (MHS) Joint Active Directory Management and the Military Health System Medical Community of Interest network environment systems and infrastructure.
Leidos received $21,208,213 for the National Institutes of Health Information Technology Acquisition & Assessment Center tool: provides shared services to support current and future infrastructure for enterprise data transport and data processing, and performance and performance management operations for DHA Health Information Technology Directorate, Infrastructure & Operations Division.
M2 Technology received $8,419,560 to replace DHA computer server hardware parts.
Tuknik Government received $7,137,145 to support the Medical Circuit Management Program in the Military Health System, Defense Health Agency IT division. Supports communications, telephone switches and computing infrastructure required to maintain the Military Health System circuits worldwide.
TFOM-HHS Group JV received $8,182,232 for medical aseptic housekeeping, waste management, and linen management in the Southwest Region of the U.S.
Aseptico Inc. received $28,500,000 for hospital equipment and accessories for DLA electronic catalog. Califon Systems received $20,000,000 for medical equipment, maintenance of medical equipment, and/or spare parts for medical equipment. Geo-Med LLC received $35,000,000 for medical equipment and accessories for the DLA electronic catalog. Marketing Assessment Inc. received $48,125,000 for medical equipment. Unimed Government Services received $25,000,000 for hospital equipment and accessories for the DLA electronic catalog.
Industria Inc. received $25,000,000 for exterior building envelope repairs for the James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center and Naval Station Great Lakes.
Atlantic Diving Supply, W.S. Darley & Co Itasca, Unifire Inc., Mallory Safety & Supply, Federal Resources Supply, and L.N. Curtis & Sons received a shared $78,000,000 for fire and emergency services equipment.
Johnson Controls Government Systems received $30,419,226 to upgrade, improve, replace cogeneration plant utility monitoring control systems within NAVAFC Southwest.
CORPORATIZED AIR CHARTER
Air Transport International received $84,833,663 for global air charter transportation. Includes port-to-port airlift, commercial equivalent economy passenger services, pallet cargo, and mission coordination. Nine companies received funding ($581,895,000) for International Charter Airlift Services in Support of the Civil Reserve Air Fleet contracts, providing international long-range and short-range charter airlift services.
TRANSPORTATION _ USTRANSCOM
Affigent LLC received $12,637,147 of Oracle annual license maintenance and support renewal to the USTRANSCOM TCJ6, Scott AFB, IL.
AMYX Inc. received $10,836,764 for continued advisory & assistance service providing functional, engineering, and resource management services for acquisition lifecycles, IT systems supported, and in support of USTRANSCOM and associated supporting organizations at Scott AFB.
Enhanced Veterans Solutions received $10,196,413 for Communication, Operation & Maintenance Functions II support, and InfoReliance received $7,865,267 for the Global Air Transportation Execution System at Scott AFB.
Jacobs Technology received $18,940,678 for continued IT Service Management Enterprise support to USTRANSCOM, primarily on-site at Scott AFB, IL, and other locations: DISA DECC, St Louis, MO; USTRANSCOM Office, Washington D.C.; JECC, Norfolk, VA; and the Pentagon.
Northrop Grumman received $11,816,167 for continued non-personal advisory & assistance service for consulting & planning of acquisition & life cycle phases of supply value chain systems in support of USTRANSCOM and DOD orgs.
Tapestry Solutions Inc. received $8,229,223 for Integrated Computerized Deployment System sustainment and modifications re: DOD transportation requirements. Tapestry Solutions received $8,538,289 for sustainment and integration support for the Mobility Enterprise Information Service at Scott AFB.
International Auto Logistics received $295,057,155 and received $74,743,060 for transportation and storage services for DOD sponsored shipments of privately owned vehicles (POV) and transportation of DOD-sponsored shipments of POVs for DOD.
TRANSPORTATION _ MILITARY SEALIFT COMMAND
Hornbeck Offshore Operators received $33,619,420 operation and maintenance of four modified offshore-supply vessels identified as T-AGSE serving as blocking vessels. Ocean Ships Inc. received $32,745,387 for operation and maintenance of the Oceanographic Survey (T-AGS) fleet of vessels.
WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION
Olgoonik Technical Services received $11,579,403 for warehousing and distribution support services.
H. Brooks & Co. received $67,500,000 for fresh fruit and vegetables. Loffredo Fresh Produce Co. ($9,000,000); Greenberg Fruit ($27,000,000) received funding for fresh fruits and vegetables. US Foods received $452,617,541 for full line food distribution support.
DOMESTIC BASE SUPPORT - Base operations support services (BOSS) usually involve a combination of: facility management, fire & emergency services, grounds maintenance, janitorial services, pavement clearance, pest control, port operations, utilities, vehicles & equipment service, and waste management.
Chugach Federal Solutions received $67,433,703 for base operations at various installations in NAVFAC Northwest. Coastal Enterprises of Jacksonville received $8,008,489 for Naval Hospital custodial services at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. Diversified Service Contracting received $7,269,740 for base operations at NAS Patuxent River.
EMCOR received $33,076,238 for base operations at federal installations within and around the National Capitol Region. JLL-Midnight Sun IFMS received $30,408,548 for base operations at NAS Jacksonville & outlying areas. Maintenance Engineers received $8,700,000 for grounds maintenance on ~4,000 acres of Hill AFB & Little Mountain, UT.
CONSULTING, ADMIN & LOGISTICS – A January 2015 report noted that trimming some outsourced administrative waste (like we see in this category of consulting, admin, and business logistics) 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.
BB&E Inc. received $10,090,253 for professional support services at various locations within NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic area of responsibility.
L3; AAR Supply Chain; Dyncorp; Arma Aviation Corp.; North American Surveillance Systems; Pinnacle Solutions Inc.; Black Hall Aerospace Inc.; Leidos received a shared $25,500,000,000 for worldwide logistics support services.
Navqsys LLC received $10,514,449 for expertise in program of record requirements, engineering requirements development, implementation management, logistics coordination, supply chain management, technical documentation, operational reporting, issue resolution, site surveys, preparation, execution management and budgetary planning & execution at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
CACI received $126,799,620 for training, sustainment and deployment of the Integrated Personnel & Pay System.
HDR Engineering, Jacobs, Stanley-WSP JV, Tetra Tech, Thomas J. Davis Inc. will compete for $100,000,000 for architect and engineer services in South Korea.
MacDonald-Bedford | MBP JV received $98,000,000 for construction management services in support of the Guam Defense Policy Review Initiative (DPRI) Program. “The outcome to be achieved is the hiring of temporary supplemental construction management and engineering technician services.”
Ames Construction Inc. received $34,775,560 for fish bypass channel and replacement weir at Lower Yellowstone River Intake, Glendive, MT.
B & K Construction received $31,260,319 for West Bank Mississippi River Levee, New Orleans.
exp Federal Inc. received $16,128,727 to supply and install a pulse generating system, control system, power monitoring system, and a cooling system at the Permanent Barrier I Aquatic Nuisance Species, Romeoville, IL.
Greenman-Pedersen Inc. received $49,500,000 for resident engineer and inspection services for the East River Bridges Program.
Joseph B. Fay Co. received $22,246,265 for a new stilling basin and abutment protection wall at the Charleroi Locks & Dam, Monessen, PA.
M.R. Pittman Group received $17,255,645 for interim closure structure demolition in New Orleans, LA.
FURTHER DOMESTIC MILITARIZATION
Fabritex Inc. received $9,257,500 for non-corrosive 16-block wire mesh for the manufacture and assembly of articulated concrete mattress squares.
AECOM, Black & Veatch - Geosyntec JV, and Ecology & Environment Inc. received a shared $120,000,000 for multiple environmental government acquisition unrestricted architect-engineer services. MOCA Systems, Accura Engineering & Consulting Services, Crawford Consulting Services, will share $28,500,000 for construction management services. Short-Elliott-Hendrickson Inc. received $19,500,000 for architect and engineering services for the Fort McCoy, WI, Department of Public Works.
DOMESTIC CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING – Endless war requires endless construction and maintenance. An added bonus for the Pentagon and the U.S. war industry is how this construction activity co-opts the working class, making them feel like they’re on the same team as the troops. It is a very powerful narcotic.
CDM Constructors received $49,118,094 for design and construction of a potable water treatment/blending facility at MCAS Combat Center Twentynine Palms.
Custom Mechanical Systems received $34,685,621 to build a low rise, steel framed, blast-hardened reinforced-concrete masonry waterfront support facility and build an upland storage facility at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor.
Emerson Construction received $10,453,000 to build a new Supply Storage Activity Warehouse, Fort Hood, TX. Emerson Construction received another $10,453,000 for building a new Supply Storage Activity Warehouse at Fort Hood, TX. Terra Construction Inc. received $9,854,000 to renovate & repair Buildings 3426, 3427, 3428 at Fort Sill.
Federal Contracting Inc. received $52,812,678 to design & build a squadron operations facility and associated operational training facilities at Cannon AFB.
John C. Grimberg Co. received $30,824,949 to renovate the Agile Chemical Facility, Phase III at Naval Support Facility Indian Head, MD.
K-W Construction received $9,515,500 to renovate Building B44, Fort Sam Houston, TX.
Railroad Construction Co. received $9,095,206 to repair railroad tracks at Naval Weapon Station Earle and Naval Station Mechanicsburg.
Reid Middleton received $30,000,000 for structural engineering services in NAVFAC Southwest.
Sheffield Korte Team received $27,227,500 for design and construction of an Army Reserve Center at JB Lewis-McChord, Washington.
TF Powers Construction received $12,374,000 for construction on building 541 for the Ground Segment Modernization Program, Grand Forks AFB.
West Consultants Inc. and Halff Associates Inc. will compete for $8,000,000 for hydrologic and hydraulic engineering, design, modeling & manual development services.
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. received $20,450,000 for improvement of Fuller Road at Marine Corps Base Quantico. Includes new entry control facility/access control point.
Wiley Wilson Burns & McDonnell JV received $15,000,000 for engineering & design services for general & admin facilities within NAVFAC Washington, D.C.
Davcon Inc., Delaware Corp Topping, Doyon Project Services, Rand Enterprises, Within Interior Design received a combined $95,000,000 for HVAC construction projects in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. For example, Davcon will replace a chiller at Building 3889 at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. Five construction firms received a combined $249,000,000 for general construction projects in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. For example, Asturian-Consigli JV received roughly $2,947,000 for repairs to the foundation and crawl space at the advanced electronic guidance & instrumentation system facility (V-10), Wallops Island, Accomack County, VA.
Six corporations received a shared $95,000,000 for general construction projects in Crane, IN. A&H-Ambica JV, for example, is renovating the break room in Building 2724, Public Works Department Crane, IN.
Norfolk Dredging Co. received $13,501,500 for dredging of the Delaware River.