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2016

May 18: $42 million

Carahsoft Technology Corp., Reston, Virginia (H92222-16-D-0035), is being awarded a single $42,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide design, development, integration testing and operational support for a Distributed Common Ground/Surface System (DCGS) Integration Backbone (DIB) Metadata Catalog (MDC) and data integration in the extensible markup language (XML) in support of U.S. Special Operations Command, Special Operation Forces Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. The work will be performed in Tampa, Florida.  Fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $1,378,241 are being obligated at time of award.  Funding for this contract will be applied to individual delivery orders.  The type of funds that will be used are operation and maintenance funds; procurement funds; or research, development and testing funds, whichever is the most appropriate for the delivery order. A small business set-aside solicitation was posted on Federal Business Opportunities on May 5, 2016, under solicitation number H92222-16-R-0020.   Three proposals were received.  U.S. Special Operations Command, Tampa, Florida, is the contracting activity.

May 17: $10.4 million

Exelis Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harris Corp., Herndon, Virginia, has been awarded a $10,357,560 modification (P00003) to previously awarded contract FA8730-16-C-0009 for the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS). Contractor will provide use of InfiniBand Wide Area Network high-speed transport layer and data usage and dissemination capabilities. This effort provides direct feed of information without going through a third party, increased speed for data collection/processing, and cloud computing architecture, while supporting growing technologies. Work will be performed at DCGS locations, and is expected to be complete by July 31, 2017.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $10,357,560 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.

2015

October 21: $12.4 million

Aptima Inc., Woburn, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $12,425,604 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-reimbursable Small Business Innovation Research Phase III contract for Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) weapon system trainer. Contractor will provide a virtual training environment providing simulated mission training to DCGS sites, covering geospatial intelligence full motion video, high altitude imagery, synthetic aperture radar imagery, electro optical imagery, and infrared imagery. The weapon system trainer will allow the Air Force to transition the DCGS intelligence analysts' crew and positional training from on-the-job training during "live missions" to simulated mission scenario training. Work will be performed at Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, and is expected to be complete by June 20, 2017. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $12,425,604 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (FA8730-16-C-0008).