IBM Wins $38.9 Million Air Force Contract to Modernize the Egyptian Air Force Integrated Logistics System
Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, New York, is awarded a $379,577,128 firm-fixed-price order (N0001924F2566) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N0001921G0017). This order provides for the production and delivery of eight MH-60R aircraft for the government of Spain. Work will be performed in Owego, New York (52%); Stratford, Connecticut (40%); and Troy, Alabama (8%), and is expected to be completed in March 2027. Foreign Military Sales customer funds in the amount of $379,577,128 will be obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
ThayerMahan Inc.,* Groton, Connecticut, is awarded a $19,296,073 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Autonomous Mobile Maritime Systems for Tactical Surveillance, Undersea Warfare, and Subsea and Seabed Warfare. This contract provides for the development of specialized long endurance autonomous platforms, sensors, autonomous behaviors, signal processors, artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques, and improved endurance capacity. Work will be performed in Groton, Connecticut, and is expected to be completed in October 2027. The total cumulative value, including a 48-month base period with no option periods, is $19,296,073. Fiscal 2023 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $100,000 are obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under N00014-22-S-B001 entitled “Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology.” Since proposals are received throughout the year under the Long Range BAA, the number of proposals received in response to the solicitation is unknown. Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00014-24-C-2202).ARMY
National Services Plus Inc.,* Newberry, Michigan (W912DQ-23-D-4000); Iron Mike Construction LLC,* Centennial, Colorado (W912DQ-23-D-4001); and Valiant Construction LLC,* Louisville, Kentucky (W912DQ-23-D-4002), will compete for each order of the $45,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for design-bid-build and design-build construction services. Bids were solicited via the internet with 11 received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 29, 2028. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City, Missouri, is the contracting activity. (Awarded Sept. 30, 2023)
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co., Stratford, Connecticut, was awarded a $33,266,729 modification (P00031) to contract W58RGZ-22-C-0010 for UH-60M aircraft. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2027. Fiscal 2010 Foreign Military Sales (Jordan) funds in the amount of $33,266,729 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
DRS Network & Imaging Systems LLC, Melbourne, Florida, was awarded a $16,917,261 modification (P00005) to contract W91CRB-23-C-5006 for engineering services. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Florida, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 8, 2025. Fiscal 2024 Foreign Military Sales (Poland) funds in the amount of $16,917,261 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Murtech Inc.,* Glen Burnie, Maryland, was awarded a $15,999,000 firm-fixed-price contract for storage and distribution of pharmaceuticals. Bids were solicited via the internet with eight received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 11, 2023. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911SR-24-D-0002).AIR FORCE
International Business Machines Corp., Bethesda, Maryland, has been awarded a $38,964,968 firm-fixed-price contract for the modernization of the Egyptian Air Force Integrated Logistics System. This contract provides for a fully integrated maintenance management and supply chain management system with the capability to support maintenance, repair, overhaul, operations, enterprise resource planning, forecasting, analytics, material management, and contracting operations. Work will be performed in Bethesda, Maryland, and Egypt, and is expected to be completed by June 5, 2029. This contract involves foreign military sales to Egypt. This contract was a sole source acquisition. Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $31,336,516 are being obligated at time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (FA2383-24-C-B001).DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Gentex Corp., Simpson, Pennsylvania, has been awarded an estimated $35,116,825 modification (P00006) exercising the first one-year option period of a one-year base contract (SPE1C1-23-D-0004) with four one-year option periods for advanced combat helmets. This is a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The ordering period end date is Oct.16, 2024. Using military service is Army. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2023 through 2024 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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