Hundreds of corporations, big and small, comprise the US war industry. Endless war is the most profitable racket on Earth. Here are the contracts issued during March 2021.
FOREIGN MILITARY SALES (FMS) – The US war industry sells to capitalist regimes around the world through direct commercial sales and foreign military sales (FMS). FMS tend to deal with big-ticket items or goods and services of a sensitive nature. Through FMS, the US government procures and transfers industry goods and services to the allied government. In fiscal year 2020, the war industry sold $50.8 billion through FMS, and $124.3 billion through direct commercial sales.
BAE Systems $600,000,000 IDIQ for F-16 support equipment items for multiple FMS countries (Bulgaria FMS = $457,331).
General Atomics $12,954,626 for FMS (UK): one MQ-9 “Reaper” block 1, Lynx Synthetic Aperture Radar, Embedded GPS Inertial Navigation System, and UK specific modifications.
NIC4 Inc. $11,611,032 for FMS (Iraq): supplies and services to deliver network operations center equipment, software licenses and extended warranty coverage, and to provide installation services, support services and training. Textron $12,548,081 for FMS (Iraq): Iraq Air Force Peace Dragon Program.
Lockheed Martin for engineering services as well as provide funding in support of the continued AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 development, integration, manufacture, production, and testing. FMS Japan = $7,600,822 (22%).
AITC-Five Domains JV $37,632,597 for FMS (Saudi Arabia): readiness, train, advise, assist, and mentor services in Riyadh. General Dynamics $9,592,666 for FMS (Saudi Arabia): Abrams Systems technical support. Lockheed Martin $99,886,365 for FMS: 25 modified UH-60M Black Hawk aircraft. Lockheed Martin $610,465,499 for FMS (Saudi Arabia): for ongoing efforts and ground production, training, spares, spares consolidation, software support, facility support, engineering services, obsolescence (pop-up), continental and outside the continental U.S. system integration and check-out, and maintenance. Work primarily Dallas, TX; and Sunnyvale, CA.
Raytheon for engineering and technical services in support of Standard Missile (SM-2/6). FMS portion (Denmark, Germany, Japan, S. Korea) = $1,357,000.
Raytheon for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) production lot 34, with priced options for Lots 35 and 36. Unclassified FMS (Bulgaria, Canada, Denmark, Indonesia, Japan, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Korea, Qatar) = $283,614,938. Raytheon for the AMRAAM program. Provides for a life of type procurement of known obsolete components in support of production and sustainment through the program of record and recertification of a new Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory (SDRAM) device on the central processing unit (CPU) circuit card assembly. Unclassified FMS (Australia, Japan, Poland, Qatar, Spain, Kuwait, Slovakia, Denmark, UK, Norway, Netherlands) = $4,749,647.
Raytheon for fiscal 2021 for the Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2/2A Guided Missile Round Pack, spare replacement components and recertification for Japan, Turkey and UAE (roughly $44,206,000).
UNINHABITED AIR VEHICLES & CRAFT
Amentum $18,308,694 to provide program support for Air Combat Command’s Unmanned Aircraft System Operations Center Support: “long endurance, real time reconnaissance and surveillance, and precision attack against fixed and time critical targets.” Work at Creech AFB, Nevada; Holloman AFB, NM; Ellsworth AFB, SD; Whiteman AFB, MO; Shaw AFB, SC; Ramstein Air Base, Germany; and Kadena AB, Japan.
Azure Summit Technology $22,341,683 IDIQ for production, repairs, engineering services and integration of the Common Chassis AN/ZLQ-1 V2 Derivative Systems digital signal processor, digital tuner modules, switches, as well as maintenance, product improvement, and testing.
Integration Innovation Inc. $150,722,193 for the development of a prototype capability employing unmanned aerial systems with novel sensors to meet hypersonic flight-test needs. Work in Huntsville, AL; and Victorville, CA, for Army Rapid Capabilities and jCritical Technologies Office, Redstone Arsenal, AL.
Northrop Grumman $81,992,887 for sustainment, engineering, logistics, test, mission control, and operator training systems support for MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems. Also supports reach-back engineering support for both the Navy and Australia MQ-4C Triton systems. Northrop Grumman $98,900,000 for increased scope and provides for one additional MQ-4C Triton (LRIP, lot 5). A “lot” is basically a batch.
Raytheon $35,870,745 for follow-on software system architecture and design, software analysis, coding, integration and testing, and associated software and systems engineering in support of the MQ-8 tactical control system.
Raytheon $178,000,000 for field support across the Distributed Common Ground System Enterprise. Includes transitional mission support from legacy to open architecture infrastructure as the system completes open architecture modernization.
UNINHABITED SEA VEHICLES & CRAFT
Serco Inc. $15,326,863 for the development, integration, testing and evaluation of prototype systems into existing or emerging unmanned vehicles, unmanned weapons and unmanned weapons control systems related to mine warfare, amphibious warfare, surface warfare, diving and life support, coastal and underwater ISR and other missions in the littoral and riverine environments.
Advancia Aeronautics LLC $48,000,000 IDIQ for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 collection kits, lab operation and testing site standup, including all necessary support services to provide on-site COVID-19 screening testing capability for asymptomatic personnel for the purpose of establishing infection rates and mitigating the risk of spread across NAVAIR enterprise.
Abbott Rapid DX North America LLC IDIQ for BinaxNOW rapid point-of-care antigen tests for COVID-19. 50 million tests is estimated to be valued at $255,000,000 for Department of Health and Human Services.
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP $204,880,000 for a minimum of 100,000 doses of AZD7442, a combination antibody product intended to prevent or treat clinical effects of SARS-CoV-2.
Hardwood Products Co. $146,773,918 for industrial base expansion for U.S. production capacity for medical foam tip swabs. Retrofit activities to enable expanded production of foam tip nasal swabs, as well as related expenses.
Ortho Clinical Diagnostics $45,550,000 to support COVID-19 response and increase production capacity of U.S. COVID-19 antibody and antigen test kit assays as well as test analyzers. Order long-lead equipment to establish a domestic production capability of VITROS® Systems and SARS-CoV-2 Antigen and Antibody Tests at its Rochester, NY, Global Center of Excellence facility for Research and Development.
Parkdale Advanced Materials Inc. ($20,504,164) and HC Contracting Inc. ($20,504,164) for multi-ply face covers for Department of Health and Human Services. String King Lacrosse LLC maximum $22,111,247 IDIQ for multi-ply face covers for Department of Health & Human Services.
RECRUITMENT & RETENTION – The Pentagon spends hundreds of millions of dollars each year to convince the US populace to enlist. Most recruits don’t become cannon fodder. Rather, they become vessels for the war industry’s goods and services.
Wunderman Thompson $25,000,000 for additional paid media in support of officer and enlisted recruiting programs.
CACI $15,024,845 for intelligence services in Kuwait.
General Atomics $13,068,808 for mission kits, ground support equipment, spares, element communications gear, and additional required equipment in support of the MQ-9A “Reaper” for US Navy. Work in Manama, Bahrain (81%); Poway, CA (16%); Yuma, AZ (3%).
Salient Federal Services $24,905,656 for IT communications infrastructure and services in Afghanistan.
Textron $9,730,016 for force-protection efforts at airfields (including a non-developmental contractor-owned and contractor-operated unmanned aerial system) at Bagram, Afghanistan.
Conti Federal Services Inc. $30,333,211 to repair, reconfiguration, and modernization of various buildings at Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy: major electrical upgrades, elevator replacement, chiller replacements, and fire protection upgrades.
9 corporations – USA (Bryan 77, Environmental Chemical Corp., Relyant Global LLC), Spain (Eiffage Infraestructuras SA of Sevilla, Sociedad Espanola De Montajes Industriales SA of Madrid), Germany (SKE Support Services GmbH of Goldbach), Turkey (Tepe Bozdemir Adi Ortakligi and Zafer Taahut Insaat Ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi of Ankara) and Greece (Tsontos Michael M SA of Chania) $250,000,000 for construction of new facilities and real property repair and maintenance requirements within Romania.
Piepenbrock Government Services GmbH $33,486,565 to provide hospital housekeeping services for Landstuhl Regional Medical Center and U.S. Army Medical Department Activity in Bavaria.
Centerra Group LLC $8,513,591 IDIQ for base operations support services at military and civilian installations in Singapore.
JJLL LLC $20,524,324 for base operating support services in the Philippines for the Marine Corps Forces, Pacific and Pacific Command Augmentation Team - Philippines. Includes management and administration, commercial telephones and cable television, security, airfield facilities, supply services, facility management, utilities, base support vehicles and equipment, and environmental services.
Core Tech-HDCC-Kajima LLC $75,586,438 for design & construction of a distribution warehouse and a central issue facility at Marine Corps Base Guam. Hensel Phelps Construction Co. $24,500,000 for the design and construction of a fuel station at Marine Corps Base Guam. Includes fueling stations, a fuel storage facility, a fuel administration building, and a generator building.
Hensel Phelps Construction $83,558,000 to convert some facilities into intermittent administrative spaces for Commander, Pacific Fleet, in Oahu, HI.
Valiant Global Defense Services $13,194,163 to provide personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision and other items for the Korea Battle Simulation Center.
American Rheinmetall Munition $16,000,000 IDIQ for grenade first article units, nine-bang flash bang diversionary hand grenades production units, inert diversionary grenades, and cutaway diversionary grenades for SOCOM. Work in Trittau, Germany.
Boeing (Insitu) $12,331,457 IDIQ for support services to include engineering, testing, prototyping, software modeling and simulation, integration, installation, analysis, sustainment, program management, training, cybersecurity, and other technical services in support of unmanned air vehicles (MQ-27A, MQ-27B, RQ-21) for Naval Special Warfare.
Collaboration.Ai LLC $10,000,000 IDIQ to facilitate AFWERX Challenges using its Augmented Human/Community Performance Platform to conduct market research for the High Speed Vertical Takeoff and Landing aircraft concept.
Dillon Aero Inc. $8,000,000 IDIQ for sustainment parts for SOCOM MK44 MOD 3 gun weapon systems.
DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY (DARPA)
CACI $11,208,700 for a DARPA research project for the Wideband Secure and Protected Emitter and Receiver (WiSPER) program. WiSPER seeks to develop wideband secure and protected radio interface technologies for future radio frequency systems, and will enable next-generation secure tactical radios.
SEAKR Engineering Inc. $60,487,495 for the [DARPA] Blackjack Pit Boss Phase Two and Phase Three program.
System High Corp. $27,585,675 for program security services for DARPA, Arlington, VA.
CORPORATE CAPTURE OF U.S. INTELLIGENCE / ESPIONAGE
Booz Allen Hamilton $7,736,491 for administering critical functions of the National Language Services Corps, a major activity of the National Security Education Program.
The Institute of International Education $144,000,000 for administration of the David L. Boren Scholarships, Fellowships, and the Language Flagship institutional awards.
Radiant Mission Solutions Inc. $48,279,014 for support services in gathering, analyzing and manipulating geospatial intelligence using signature analyst and predictive analysis tools and technologies.
143 corporations (including Accenture, AT&T, Booz Allen Hamilton, CACI, Deloitte, General Dynamics, Jacobs, Leidos, ManTech, Parsons, Perspecta, and SAIC) were contracted under Solutions for Information Technology Enterprise (SITE III) vehicle (ceiling value, $12.6B) to “address the evolving needs vital to the security of the U.S. and facilitates worldwide coverage for integrated information technology intelligence requirements and technical support services” to DIA and NGA. Work will be performed at contractor facilities and at government facilities in multiple locations in the continental U.S. and overseas.
ACADEMIA – US academia is part of the US 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.
Georgia Tech Applied Research Corp. $24,299,943 for radar-related research, development, and systems engineering support.
Johns Hopkins University APL $49,781,735 for a variety of technical areas associated with high-speed precision munitions.
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 in any given season. The lead corporation, Lockheed Martin, does not intend to address 162 of the jet’s 883 known design flaws.
Lockheed Martin $35,951,113 for increased the scope for the Network Interface Unit Gen II scope in support of the F-35 program for FMS customers. Work in Fort Worth, TX (50%), and an undisclosed location outside the U.S. (50%).
Lockheed Martin $38,659,327 IDIQ for ordering emerging capabilities and analysis systems engineering to include programmatic and logistics tasks that will analyze the F-35 air system's ability “to meet future operational requirements, investigating cost and weight reduction program options and conducting modeling and simulation activities”. Additional assessments may include such efforts as analyzing changes to design life, operational readiness, reliability and air system design and configuration.
Lockheed Martin $11,870,281 to support implementation, integration, testing, and accreditation of the F-35 in-a-box model, including required interfaces for use in the joint simulation environment. Support for model integration is required to fulfill operational test and evaluation goals and objectives to validate F-35 Block 3F capabilities.
Lockheed Martin $26,793,697 to provide support for the engineering tools, data, and related training for the sustainment of the flight test instrumentation air system for one of the F-35 FMS customers, as well as additional FMS customer unique requirements. Work in Fort Worth, TX (90%), and an undisclosed location outside the U.S. (10%).
Lockheed Martin $13,699,128 to add scope in support of sustainment efforts for flight test instrumentation air systems to include customer unique requirements for the F-35 program for an FMS customer. Work in Fort Worth, TX (90%) and an undisclosed location outside the U.S. (10%).
Lockheed Martin $11,045,981 for support to connect classified networks, create cloud based virtual test capability, and transition workloads from Lockheed Martin to U.S. government depots in support of depot stand up.
Lockheed Martin $12,778,561 for Defense Experimentation Using Commercial Space Internet (DEUCSI) Call 002: hardware and software integration and additional flight tests. Work throughout the continental U.S.
Lockheed Martin $7,842,572 for deficiency investigations & corrections to the fielded ALIS Development Labs and development of capabilities to be added to ALIS in support of the F-35 for USA and non-U.S. DOD participants.
Raytheon $10,246,288 for provides program support to deliver F-35 engines for non-U.S. DOD participants. Raytheon $72,676,540 for non-recurring engineering for early identification, development, and qualification of corrections to operational issues (include safety, reliability, maintainability issues) identified through fleet usage. Also continues engine maturation; evaluations of component life limits based on operational experience; improvements to operational readiness; and reduction of maintenance and life cycle costs re F-35 engine component improvement.
Solpac Construction $25,354,000 for design 7 construction of a new F-35C simulator facility at NAS Lemoore, CA. Synergy Electric Company Inc. $19,465,544 for F-35C simulator electrical upgrades at the NAS Lemoore, CA.
Bell Boeing Joint Project Office $25,624,720 for flight test support for the V-22 aircraft in support of the Navy, Air Force, and FMS customers ($1,770,000). Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office $182,176,913 for two CV-22B aircraft for US Air Force, and post-production repairs in support of the MV-22B Common Configuration Readiness and Modernization Program for US Navy.
Rolls-Royce $26,499,696 for AE1107C engines (8 for US Navy, 4 for Air Force) for V-22 Osprey.
Boeing $9,600,000 for the F-15 Eagle Passive/Active Warning and Survivability System (EPAWSS); engineering, manufacturing, and development; and initial operational, testing, and evaluation. Provides for the procurement of two additional development Group B shipsets.
Boeing $8,565,954 for the F-15 Eagle Passive Active Warning Survivability System (EPAWSS) low-rate initial production. Provides EPAWSS Lot One initial spares hardware for the F-15E aircraft. Work in Nashua, NH.
Northrop Grumman $259,591,988 for Active Electronically Scanned Array radars of F-16 aircraft.
L3Harris $72,362,191 for 19 integrated defensive electronic countermeasures AN/ALQ-214 A(V)4 onboard jammer systems (full rate production, lot 18) for the F/A-18 aircraft. 11 weapons replaceable assembly (WRA)1 A(V)4 receiver/processors; and 13 WRA2 A(V)4 modulators.
Raytheon $63,301,453 to repair the APG-65/73 radar systems (for F/A-18 aircraft).
HORNET & GROWLER COMMON AIRFRAME
Northrop Grumman $30,015,388 for weapon replaceable assemblies and AN/APR-39D(V)2 support equipment hardware (to include 27 processors, 108 antenna detectors, 82 radar receivers, 27 low band arrays, 16 battery handle assemblies, and 28 circuit card assemblies). Also provides some engineering, management & logistics support to fabricate, assemble, test, and deliver the AN/APR-39D(V)2 hardware for the Navy, Army, and FMS ($998,496).
GBL Systems $7,643,765 for research re: “integration of critical technologies that will reduce risk by improving user interaction with mission data file development, test, and evaluation tools” at the Joint Reprogramming Enterprise facilities. SBIR topic N04-174: “Intelligent Software Agents for Automating EA-18 Combat Functions.”
Northrop Grumman $195,039,814 for support services (including non-recurring engineering, software support activity and product support) on E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (lot 9 full rate production). Also adds scope to procure one E-2D AHE CV-22B variation in quantity aircraft (lot 10 FRP).
Raytheon $16,633,274 for the full-rate production of Diminishing Manufacturing Sources Replacement of Avionics for Global Operations and Navigation (DRAGON) for AWACS E-3 airframe, the fabrication & delivery of Rockwell Collins B-Kit items, installation and checkout spares items, and software & associated ancillary items, to be installed on 25 AWACS.
Boeing $26,634,982 for high throughput commercial military Ka-band mission essential communications and internet service on E-4B aircraft under Air Force Global Strike Command control. Work at Boeing Global SatCom Services Network Operations Center, Kent, WA.
Raytheon $16,853,043 to upgrade the E-6B Mercury mission computer from a 32-BIT to a 64-BIT Linux-based operating system, resulting in an increase to capability and reduced threat vulnerabilities. Work in Richardson, TX.
Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, FSB-Pond JV, and Jacobs $200,000,000 to support planning, design and construction for the Air Force Civil Engineering Centers B-21 Beddown mission.
POSEIDON (P-8) & ANTI-SUBMARINE WARFARE
Boeing $9,473,047 for correction of deficiency software builds for increment three acoustics integration and testing for the P-8A aircraft.
Boeing $1,624,757,540 for eleven P-8A (lot 12) aircraft (9 for US Navy and 2 for Australia). Foreign cooperative agreement funds $7,573,000.
SOLPAC Construction Inc. $21,960,000 for construction of facility (for KC-46A maintenance training devices and associated equipment, large scale mock-ups, classrooms, and training devices to provide specialized hands-on training) at Travis AFB, CA.
MILITARY RESEARCH – A recent report from the Government Accountability Office indicated, “Contractors decide what independent R&D projects to conduct,” for which DOD pays, and “DOD does not know how contractors’ independent R&D projects fit into the department’s technology goals.”
AB International Services $177,655,292 for operation of the Air Force Primary Standards Laboratory, Heath, OH.
Assured Information Security $49,904,181 for Dauntless Cyber Platform/Prototype: research, development, integration, testing, evaluation and transition of new and emergent technologies that improve mission coordination, advance the capabilities of cyberspace operations.
Frontier Technology Inc. $13,647,002 for research for the Navy re: innovative Airborne Systems Life Cycle Planning & Analysis methods and tools: IT, communications, engineering, analysis, planning, assessment, design, hardware & software, operations, and administration of network and communications systems.
C. Martin Co. Inc. $7,576,884 for additional facility and equipment support for research at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH.
Intuitive Research & Technology Corp. $9,296,466 to provide “rapid-response and cost-effective hardware solutions for DOD and other federal departments and agencies.” Work in Huntsville, AL.
Valley Tech Systems Inc. $9,492,240 for integrating the Advanced Battle Management Systems (ABMS) with a wide-range of sensors and sensing modalities. R&D of sensor data feeds, in standardized open formats, to achieve an effective end-product supporting ABMS data fusion objectives.
XL Scientific d.b.a. Verus Research $9,682,545 to demonstrate and mature “innovative, affordable and transition-able” cognitive radio-frequency and/or free space optical communications payloads and associated payload ground control software “to ensure ambient, seamless, and resilient communications and networking capabilities in contested and denied operational environments.” Work in Albuquerque and Kirtland AFB, NM, for AFRL.
Zenetex, Walker Engineering Solutions, Radiance Technologies, Phoenix Operations Group LLC, NEANY Inc., Lockheed Martin, LinQuest Corp., Cyberspace Solutions LLC, CACI, Booz Allen Hamilton, Altamira Technologies Corp. $51,000,000 IDIQ for several technical requirement areas in a R&D environment. Work in Dahlgren, VA.
As a result of the completed voluntary corrective action (Government Accountability Office Docket File B-419437), NetCentric Technology LLC $359,785,967 for engineering and operations services for all of Kirtland AFB’s civil engineer services. Includes general management, engineering, emergency management, operations, and installation management.
ARSENAL – Corporations run what remains of the US arsenal system.
BAE Systems $11,937,490 for operational technology cybersecurity and National Institute of Standards and Technology compliance at Radford Army Ammunition Plant, Radford, VA.
Rock Island Integrated Services (likely AECOM subsidiary) $14,788,976 for base operation support services at Rock Island Arsenal.
ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND
CALIBRE Systems Inc. $10,959,038 to provide technical support services, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
Amentum $18,307,572 for repair or recap of aircraft structures, engines, transmissions, blades and components for various rotary wing aircraft. Amentum $10,000,000 for maintenance, supply logistics and administrative duties in Corpus Christi, TX.
General Electric $21,562,600 for 10 T-64 engine cores for the CH-53E aircraft.
Honeywell $476,065,362 for CH-47 aircraft T55 engines, CH-47 aircraft T55 engine electronic control units, and CH-47 aircraft T55 engine installation kits.
Lockheed Martin $155,240,914 to provide long lead parts and components for nine Lot Six CH-53K aircraft.
Lockheed Martin $94,278,532 for six HH-60M aircraft (Program Year 5, lot 45).
Lockheed Martin $9,788,692 for modifications and updates to the CH-53K 2F243-1 Containerized Flight Training Device. Also provides flight test data analysis to update & validate the CH-53K flight model with available flight test data; produces materials focused on pilot and aircrew conversion courseware and maintainer conversion courseware; and trains the schoolhouse instructors at the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training Marine Unit, New River, NC; and Marine Heavy Helicopter Training Squadron 302, in order to support initial operational capability.
Lockheed Martin $90,687,678 for engineering, analysis, test, and technical support services for the H-60 product line. Lockheed Martin $30,959,224 for nine Army UH-60M and 15 Army HH-60M aircraft. Thales $31,000,000 for MH-60 airborne low frequency sonar systems. Work in USA (Maryland) and France.
Lockheed Martin $284,393,040 for the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction Phase 2.
M1 Support Services $13,227,201 for helicopter maintenance services at Kirtland AFB, NM, for 58th Special Operations Wing.
Robertson Fuel Systems $82,018,990 for crashworthy external fuel systems, internal auxiliary fuel tank systems and associated sub-components to support utility helicopters.
Textron (Bell) $292,647,481 for the Future Long Range Assault Aircraft Competitive Demonstration and Risk Reduction Phase 2. Work in Fort Worth, TX; Owego, NY; Wichita, KS; Torrance, CA; Jackson, MI; Indianapolis, IN; Cary, NC; Kirkland, WA; Garden Grove, CA; Tallassee, AL; Grand Rapids, MI; Lod, Apartheid Israel; Papendrecht, Netherlands; and Ajax, Canada.
GENERAL AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE
Amentum (DynCorp) $87,032,306 for organizational level aircraft maintenance and logistics support on aircraft & support equipment for which the Naval Test Wing, Atlantic has maintenance responsibility. Also provides support services to perform supportability/safety studies on various aircraft and weapons systems, off-site aircraft safety/spill containment patrols and aircraft recovery services. Work in Patuxent River, MD.
Keysight Technologies Inc. $38,423,360 for the purchase of Versatile Diagnostic Automatic Test Station (VDATS) kits in Warner Robins, GA. VDATS is an “organically designed test station with open architecture and virtual modular equipment extensions for instrumentation technology.” The VDATS consists of standardized, commercially available test equipment, components and software. There are two configurations: the Digital Analog (DA)-1 and DA-2. Currently, these configurations support the A-10, B-1, B-2, B-52, C-5, C-17, C-130, E-3, E-8C, F-15, F16, F-22, H-53, H-60, KC-135 MC-4, MQ-9, Navy ships and UH-1 weapon systems.
StandardAero $148,948,945 IDIQ for T56 engine depot level repairs in support of the P-3 Orion, C-130 Hercules and C-2A Greyhound aircraft. Work in San Antonio, TX (75%); Winnipeg, Canada (25%).
Top Flight Aerostructures ($9,000,000) and HoneyComb Co. of America ($7,500,000) for various 1560 class C5 panels for USAF.
AIRCRAFT PERSONNEL DEVICES
Garcia Information Systems Corp. $8,095,830 for engineering, technical, administrative, and programmatic management support for total life cycle management of the various aircrew escape systems managed under the Joint Program Office for Cartridge Actuated Device/Propellant Actuated Device tri-service charter.
Northrop Grumman $115,504,295 to procure the necessary Weapon Replaceable Assemblies (WRA) hardware, systems engineering technical support, analysis and studies to integrate the Department of Navy Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures system onto aircraft for USA (Navy, Air Force) and Australia. FMS funds are $2,495,290.
Armtec $207,659,016 for Modular Artillery Charge Systems M231/M232-series combustible case assemblies for 155mm propelling charges.
Armtec $250,000,000, IDIQ for the MJU-75/B countermeasure flare. A magnesium Teflon Viton countermeasure flare utilized on rotary-wing and fixed-wing aircraft (e.g., C-130, C-17, F-16) to protect against infrared missiles. Kilgore Flares Co. $250,000,000, IDIQ for the MJU-75/B Countermeasure Flare.
AIRCRAFT PROPULSION RESEARCH
ARCTOS Technology Solutions LLC $96,000,000 for Research Enabling Procurement for Aerospace Systems. the advancement of the state-of-the-art of propulsion, power, and thermal management technologies.
Rolls-Royce Deutschland Ltd. and Co. KG (Blankenfelde-Mahlow, Germany) $47,000,000 IDIQ for up to four Rolls-Royce BR710 A2-20 Turbofan engines (includes transportation stands, storage covers, and harnesses).
Lockheed Martin $67,419,399 for the AEGIS - Combat System Engineering agent efforts for the design, development, integration, test, and delivery of the Advanced Capability Build 20.
LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP (LCS)
Lockheed Martin $93,186,001 for sustainment of LCS Component-Based Total Ship System – 21st Century program and associated combat system elements.
Northrop Grumman $17,578,531 for six organic airborne mine countermeasure module kits, six reduced weight common support containers, 20 reduced weight basic outfitting assemblies (20 feet), and six common support container kits for integration into the LCS framework.
Northrop Grumman $52,206,297 for engineering services to support the LCS mission modules.
Raytheon $66,500,000 for engineering, design, development, production, integration, and testing to upgrade 10 AN/AQS-20A mine hunting sonars to AN/AQS-20A Block II (AN/AQS-20C) mine hunting sonar configuration.
LANDING CRAFT, AIR CUSHION (LCAC)
Walashek Industrial & Marine Inc. and Epsilon Systems Solutions combined ceiling of $8,378,421 for LCAC repairs, maintenance, modernization, and retirement services for LCACs homeported at Camp Pendleton, CA.
ARLEIGH BURKE-CLASS DESTROYERS (DDG)
BAE Systems $34,729,132 for a combination of ship maintenance, modernization, and repair of USS Russell (DDG 59) to execute fiscal 2021 selected restricted availability in San Diego, CA.
Northrop Grumman $15,336,718 for Integrated Bridge and Navigation System (IBNS) shipsets and spares for continued hardware support of DDG 51-class ship construction and modernization.
General Dynamics $9,639,600 for additional fiscal 2021 development studies, design efforts, and material for Virginia-class submarines. Work in Spring Grove, IL. General Dynamics $13,420,686 for engineering and technical design effort to support research and development concept formulation for current & future submarines in Groton, CT (96.1%); Bremerton, WA (1.7%); Kings Bay, GA (1.7%); Newport, RI (.5%).
General Dynamics $15,024,498 for continued execution of USS Delaware (SSN 791) post-delivery work period.
General Dynamics $2,417,500,565 for construction of one Virginia-class submarine (block 5) with Virginia Payload Module, with some subcontracting to Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipbuilding.
Huntington Ingalls $194,474,563 for continued FY2018 USS Columbus (SSN 762) engineered overhaul.
Lockheed Martin $20,922,712 for submarine new construction kits, equipment, and installation.
Leebcor $9,428,335 for bulkhead repair and restoration at Atlantic Undersea Test & Evaluation Center, Andros Island, Bahamas.
Progeny Systems $8,666,992 for Payload Control System capabilities for Technical Insertion Advanced Processing Build.
NAVAL NUCLEAR PROPULSION
Bechtel Plant Machinery $252,439,475 for naval nuclear propulsion components.
SURFACE SHIP MAINTENANCE
CACI $15,203,989 for engineering, technical, administrative and managerial (support) services re: Ships Availability Planning & Engineering Center, non-nuclear waterfront and Deep Submergence Systems programs at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, ME.
Coastal Marine Services and Thermcor combined $35,702,429 IDIQ for commercial industrial services and hullboard lagging services on Navy ships and other Navy vessels from Naval Base San Diego to Camp Pendleton, CA.
Continental Maritime of San Diego LLC $32,520,591 for a combination of maintenance, modernization and repair of the USS Somerset (LPD-25) to execute fiscal 2021 selected restricted availability.
Philadelphia Ship Repair $16,243,619 for a 46-calendar-day shipyard availability for regular overhaul and dry docking for the dry cargo, ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Perry (T-AKE 5).
DRS Laurel Technologies $8,645,760 for production of the AN/SPQ-9B radar systems and associated equipment.
Kongsberg Underwater Technology LLC $25,000,000 to provide sonar systems sustainment support that includes program management support, technical support, systems upgrades, hardware and spare parts, depot repair, and training for the sonar systems and related equipment in support of the Naval Oceanographic Office.
BAE Systems $76,875,610 for MK 41 Vertical Launching System canisters and ancillary hardware for USA (50%); S. Korea, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Australia, and Turkey (50% combined).
Custom Manufacturing & Engineering Inc. $11,241,918 for manufacture, assembly, test, and delivery of Universal Canister Electronics Units and associated cables in support of MK 57 Vertical Launch System.
Lockheed Martin Sippican $13,588,595 for engineering and maintenance services for the Heavyweight MK48 Torpedo program at the Intermediate Maintenance Activity, Pearl Harbor, HI.
Serco Inc. $9,664,230 for Close-In Weapons System (CIWS) waterfront installation support on USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71). Work in Bremerton, WA (59%); Norfolk, VA (41%).
NAVAL SEA SYSTEMS COMMAND (NAVSEA)
ERAPSCO JV (Sparton Corp. and Ultra Electronics) $71,324,800 IDIQ for AN/SSQ-125 production sonobuoys (20,000 max.) in support of annual training, operations & testing expenditures, and maintaining sufficient inventory to support combat operations for US Navy and FMS.
Lockheed Martin Aculight Corp. $20,141,872 for technical engineering services and sustainment labor for High Energy Laser and Integrated Optical-dazzler with surveillance system.
Lockheed Martin $71,141,017 for Navy equipment, long-lead material, and spares.
Management Services Group Inc., d.b.a. Global Technical Systems $38,569,564 for Network, Processing, and Storage (Technical Insertion 16, Modification 1) production equipment for U.S. (99%) S. Korea and Japan (1% combined).
Northrop Grumman $9,120,770 for procurement & sustainment of inertial measurement units. Work in Salt Lake City, UT. FMS Germany = $239,430.
Phoenix International Holdings Inc. $20,000,000 for worldwide undersea deep ocean search and recovery operations and associated services to support the Director of Ocean Engineering, Supervisor of Salvage and Diving.
VT Halter Marine $41,090,592 for detail design & construction of an Auxiliary Personnel Lighter – Small. Work in Pascagoula (58%), Gautier (9%), MS; Mandeville (15%), Metairie 12%), LA; Billerica, MA (3%); Boca Raton, FL (3%).
Continental Tide Defense Systems, Delphinus Engineering, Epsilon Systems Solutions, General Dynamics, Huntington Ingalls Industries, L3Harris, La Playa Inc. of Virginia, Oceaneering International Inc., Q.E.D. Systems, Serco, Técnico Corp. $778,932,139 IDIQ for engineering and technical support services in support of the Hull, Mechanical and Electrical Systems Modernization Program for the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Philadelphia Division. Work in USA (Norfolk, VA; San Diego, CA; Mayport, FL; Pearl Harbor, HI; Everett, WA; Bremerton, WA; Portland, OR; Groton, CT; Portsmouth, NH); Japan (Yokosuka, Sasebo, Yokohama); Rota, Spain; Manama, Bahrain.
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND (NAVAIR)
Raytheon $68,308,450 IDIQ for guidance section (GS) and control section repair, GS refurbishment and GS subassembly repair for US Navy, Air Force, and FMS.
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER AIRCRAFT DIVISION (NAWCAD)
BAE Systems $140,430,072 for systems engineering and equipment installation support services of command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence (C4I) systems, including legacy, current, and next generation shipboard interior and exterior communications; shipboard radios; and transportable, airborne, and fixed shore termination communications systems, subsystems, and components in support of NAWCAD Webster Outlying Field Integrated Command, Control & Intel Division. Work in St. Inigoes, MD.
Eagle Systems Inc. $26,903,222 IDIQ for engineering, technical, administrative and program management support services, lab and facility operations and maintenance, integrated program teams engineering and technical assistance and modification/repair of support equipment end items/components.
East West Industries Inc. $8,406,939 for long-lead-time critical seat survival kit hardware in support of the Enhanced Emergency Oxygen System lot 3 production for US Navy.
Solution Engineering Associates Inc. $17,267,060 IDIQ for engineering and technical support services, including software, hardware, and prototype development & analysis for NAWCAD Flight Control & Flight Dynamics programs.
NAVAL INFORMATION WARFARE CENTER PACIFIC (NAVWAR)
Booz Allen Hamilton, General Dynamics, Huntington Ingalls, KAB Laboratories, Leidos, Northrop Grumman, Parsons, Peraton, SAIC, Solute, Trandes Corp. $145,395,547 IDIQ for technical support (systems engineering, program & configuration management, hardware & software development, installation, maintenance, sustainment, and training in support of ISR activities, ISR systems, and cybersecurity operations) for NAVWAR Pacific. Some DHS funds.
11 corporations (including Booz Allen Hamilton, Kratos, Parsons, SAIC) $31,319,906 to support NAVWAR with management engineering, technical assistance, integrated logistics and security for wideband, narrowband, and protected Navy communications (afloat, ashore, airborne, submerged, space-based).
Alexandria Insights, CaVU Consulting, Fuse Integration, Joint Tactics & Technologies LLC, RTL Networks Inc., Solute, Technology Unlimited Group, Trabus Technologies combined $13,224,567 for engineering, technical, and programmatic support including networking communications and computing systems with associated cybersecurity implementation and certification of new developments, current operations, and future capabilities. Work in San Diego, CA (95%); Naval Station Norfolk, VA (2%); Naval Base Ventura County, CA (2%); outside continental U.S. (1%).
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (including THE CLOUD and CYBER)
Chenega $25,000,000 IDIQ for IT support services to the deputy commandant of the Marine Corps for installations and logistics.
Enlighten IT Consulting LLC $66,294,372 to provide Enterprise Logging Ingest and Cyber Situational Awareness Refinery (ELICSAR) Big Data Platform (BDP): provides Air Force enterprise data analytics and development & deployment of ELICSAR in unclassified, secret, and top secret domains. ELICSAR BDP is “a government-owned, cloud-based platform that collects data and enables complex analytics to identify advanced cyber threats.”
General Dynamics IT $95,000,000 for regulatory consultation, regulatory oversight and research organization support for Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, Fort Detrick, MD.
ID Technologies LLC $49,373,940 for IT equipment and accessories in Ashburn, VA, for USACE, Huntsville, AL.
Progeny Systems Corp. $10,359,672 for “information assurance tool kit products, controlled interface devices and cross-domain solution technical insertions.”
Smartronix $24,941,306 for enterprise-wide IT and cyber security (IT/CS) services to the Naval Air Warfare Center, Naval Air Systems Command, its respective customers, and other Navy components. Supports “the development, planning, execution, monitoring, and life cycle support of IT/CS programs and associated activities.”
Tyto Athene LLC $31,032,919 IDIQ for engineering, installation, and maintenance of electronic systems & equipment and the respective infrastructure re Consolidated Cryptologic Program, Defense Cryptologic Program, and Tactical Cryptologic Program. For U.S. Fleet Cyber Command in Norfolk, VA (50%); Fort Meade, MD (30%); Oahu, HI (20%).
Aura Technologies LLC $49,997,256 to design, develop, test and field artificial intelligence for tactical power, operations and advanced manufacturing technologies.
Call Henry Inc. $11,186,762 for management and support, maintenance and repair, operations, and other services related to launch operations support at Vandenberg AFB, CA.
Space X two task orders (totaling $159,721,445) under the National Security Space Launch phase 2 for the basic launch services and mission integration for USSF-36 and NROL-69. Work in Hawthorne, CA; Vandenberg AFB, CA; and Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL.
United Launch Services $224,290,000 for National Security Space Launch phase 2: basic launch services and mission integration for USSF-112 and USSF-87. Work in Centennial, CO; and Cape Canaveral Space Force Station, FL.
SATELLITES & SPACE SUPPORT
L3Harris $9,043,264 for the National Space Test & Training Range (NSTTR) under the Combat Mission Systems Support FA8819-19-C-0002. NSTTR will “create the data operations and supporting infrastructure for on-orbit test and evaluation operations.”
Lockheed Martin $42,325,125 for the Space Based Infrared System contractor logistics support in Colorado (Peterson AFB, Buckley AFB, Greeley Air National Guard Station, and Boulder).
Northrop Grumman $16,020,178 to provide on-orbit operations and sustainment for the Space Tracking & Surveillance System at Missile Defense Space Center, Colorado Springs, CO, and at Northrop Grumman in Redondo Beach, CA.
The Perduco Group ceiling $500,000,000 IDIQ for tradespace analysis support “filling critical analysis gaps in acquisitions and increase the rigor of Space Force and Air Force, Army, Navy, and other [DOD] entities in resourcing decisions towards them.” Work primarily in Colorado Springs, CO.
Qayaq Government Solutions $7,902,831 for construction of a new space control facility at Peterson AFB, CO.
Summit Technical Solutions LLC $7,963,432 for management, operation, maintenance & logistical support to Perimeter Acquisition Radar Attack Characterization System (PARCS) radar at Cavalier Air Force Station, ND.
MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY (MDA) – After intense lobbying by the US war industry, the D.C. regime pulled out of the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty in 2002. This paved the way for the establishment of the Missile Defense Agency, and allowed the US war industry to develop, market, and sell “ballistic missile defense” weaponry. This weaponry is a lucrative business sector of war.
COLSA Corp. $30,000,000 IDIQ for 6 months of continued support for the Advanced Research Center (ARC) for mission essential modeling and simulation, analyses, test and evaluation, and experimentation. Continue network and information infrastructure, test and developmental support, and cybersecurity and network security improvements. Work for MDA in Huntsville, AL.
Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin initial program funding of $1,600,000,000 through fiscal 2022 for technology development and risk reduction of the Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) All-Up-Round “capable of surviving natural and hostile environments while countering emerging threats”. NG work in Chandler, AZ; and Huntsville, AL. LM work in Huntsville, AL; and Sunnyvale, CA.
BALLISTIC MISSILES / NUCLEAR WEAPONRY
Lockheed Martin $558,841,361 for Trident II (D5) missile production and deployed systems support in Magna, UT (30.8%); Sunnyvale, CA (13.0%); Denver, CO (9.9%); Cape Canaveral, FL (8.3%); Titusville, FL (6.3%); Camden, AR (4.3%); Kings Bay, GA (4.1%); Kingsport, TN (3.8%); Pittsfield, MA (2.6%); El Segundo, CA (2.4%); Rockford, IL (2.1%); Biddeford, ME (1.5%); Clearwater, FL (1.4%); Inglewood, CA (1.4%); Lancaster, PA (1.1%); Elma, NY (1%); other various locations (less than 1% each, 6% total). United Kingdom funds portion = $73,747,000.
Lockheed Martin $19,346,051 for engineering and technical support services and deliverable materials for the UK Trident II.
Lockheed Martin $128,677,600 to support the integration of the Trident II (D5) Missile and Reentry Subsystems into the Common Missile Compartment (CMC) for U.S. Columbia and U.K. Dreadnought submarine construction.
Lockheed Martin $1,537,874,213 for design, development, build and integration of equipment for [Trident II] missile flight test demonstrations & fielding in Denver, CO (32.1%); Sunnyvale, CA (19%); Magna, UT (12.9%); Pittsfield, MA (5.3%); East Aurora, NY (3.1%); Huntsville, AL (3.1%); Baltimore, MD (2.9%); Tucson, AZ (2.2%); Cambridge, MA (1.8%); Michoud, LA (1.4%); Simsbury, CT (1%); various other locations (less than 1% each, 15.2% total).
Northrop Grumman $11,387,608 for the Minuteman III Launch Control Center Block Upgrade production program (Options Two, Three, and Four) for Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill AFB.
Northrop Grumman $13,198,486 for Missile Applications & Software Support 3 (MASS3): “agile” software development service and continuous, incremental software deliveries for maintenance, sustainment and development requirements in support of U.S. Strategic Command in Bellevue, NE.
Northrop Grumman $69,027,459 for production of the launcher subsystem hardware in support of the Columbia and Dreadnought common missile compartment (CMC) program. FMS portion = $10,500,000.
Peraton Inc. $360,420,000 IDIQ for Nuclear Safety Cross-Check Analysis (NSCCA) and Nuclear Safety Analysis and Technical Evaluation (NSATE) support. NSCCA and NSATE to manage intercontinental ballistic missile software safety risk. Work in Layton, UT; and El Segundo, CA, for Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center, Hill AFB, UT.
MISSILES, BOMBS, ROCKETS, PROJECTILES
Chugach $94,213,802 for support services for the Project Manager for Towed Artillery Systems.
General Dynamics $7,511,937 for 155 mm propelling charges.
General Dynamics $65,312,044 for 120 mm M1002 new production cartridges and 120 mm M865A1 new production cartridges for the 120 mm Tank Training Ammunition program. Northrop Grumman (Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC) $54,483,850 for 120 mm M1002 new production cartridges and 120 mm M865A1 new production cartridges for 120 mm Tank Training Ammunition requirements.
General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman $48,600,000 for engineering development, manufacturing, design, and testing support interoperable with 20 mm, 25 mm, 30 mm x 113 mm, 30 mm x 173 mm, and 50 mm weaponry.
Leidos $58,137,204, for ongoing modernization of the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data Systems with a revised code convergence strategy.
Lockheed Martin $175,533,621 for Guided Missile and Launching Assembly Service Life Extension Program missiles.
Lockheed Martin $201,748,880 for Joint Air-to-Ground Munitions. Some for UK.
Raytheon $74,000,000 IDIQ for Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) aircraft integration support. Provides “the necessary aircraft lab, flight test, flight clearance and simulation support during all integration requirements in AMRAAM for F-15, F-16, FA-18, F-22, F-35 and other current inventory or next generation platforms” that may join the US Air Force or Navy inventory before the end of fiscal 2029. Raytheon $13,169,000 for AMRAAM program: life of type procurement of known obsolete components in support of production and sustainment through the program of record and recertification of a new Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory (SDRAM) device on the central processing unit (CPU) circuit card assembly. Raytheon $234,829,000 for AMRAAM production lot 34, with priced options for Lots 35 and 36.
Raytheon $31,950,403 for encanistered missiles, fire control suite and launching mechanism for the Over-the-Horizon weapon system. Note the spread: Work in Kongsberg, Norway (75%); Tucson, AZ (15%); Schrobenhausen, Germany (4%); Raufoss, Norway (3%); McKinney, TX (2%); Louisville, KY (1%).
Raytheon $7,874,000 for engineering and technical services in support of Standard Missile (SM-2/6).
Raytheon $85,813,000 for fiscal 2021 for the Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2/2A Guided Missile Round Pack, spare replacement components and recertification for USA.
Raytheon $28,764,014 for Tactical Tomahawk all-up round vertical launch system missiles (full rate production, lot 17, Block Five) and associated warranties for US Navy.
Reyes Construction $16,245,116 for construction of ordnance magazines and an inert storage facility at the Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, CA.
Sauer $52,191,740 for Navy Munitions Command ordnance facilities recapitalization at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown, VA: construction of ordnance magazines.
Core Tech-HDCC-Kajima LLC $15,717,985 for construction of a low-rise, reinforced concrete ordnance administrative and operations facility structure in support of Marine Corps ordnance operations within the munitions area at Naval Support Activity, Andersen AFB, Guam.
SGS LLC $44,926,988 to build an information system facility at White Sands Missile Range, NM.
Systems Studies & Simulation Inc. $9,616,029 for technical support services for the Precision Fires Rocket and Missile Systems Project Office. Some FMS (Romania and Poland).
Lockheed Martin $2,765,714,054 for Guided Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead rocket pods, GMLRS Unitary Warhead rocket pods, “Low-Cost Reduced Range Practice rocket pods,” cybersecurity services, integrated product support, and other services.
Foster-Miller (part of QinetiQ) $11,317,829 IDIQ for MK 2 Man Transportable Robotic System systems and Talon systems (production, engineering support, post production support). Services cover the production of systems, depot level repair parts, initial spares kits, consumables, repair parts and approved accessories. Includes FMS to Australia ($300,000).
FLIR Unmanned Ground Systems $31,578,943 for the Man Transportable Robot System Increment II.
Lockheed Martin $8,429,948 for the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar Rapid Prototyping Program. the development of an interface to the U.S. Air Force Control & Reporting Center (CRC) AN/TYQ-23A.
Caterpillar $36,854,192 for electro-hydraulic Types I and II tracked dozers, related hardware, and ancillary services.
General Dynamics $68,614,726 for Abrams systems technical support.
Industries for the Blind $8,495,683 for vertical skills engineer construction kits.
Isometrics Inc. $33,987,835 for production of the Modular Fuel System - Tank Rack Module.
Northrop Grumman $13,369,163 for repair and upgrade on the Eyesafe Laser Rangefinder.
Optima Batteries estimated $7,736,695 for storage batteries. Work in USA (Wisconsin) and Mexico.
Ricardo Defense $89,826,882 for anti-lock brake/electronic stability control retrofit kits for High Mobility Multi-Purposed Wheeled Vehicle vehicles.
SMALL ARMS & LIGHT WEAPONRY (SALW)
AMTEC Corp. $92,904,958 for 40 mm grenade systems, and M385A1, and M918 projectiles. Work in Janesville and Antigo, WI, Clear Lake, SD.
Barrett Firearms Manufacturing $49,977,196 for Multi-Role Adaptive Rifle/MK22 Advanced Sniper Rifles, spare parts, accessories, tools, and conversion kits.
GEAR & EQUIPMENT
Atlantic Diving Supply estimated $91,614,978 for multiple weapon systems program support.
Avon Protection Ceradyne $18,909,440 for Integrated Head Protection System helmets. Some OCO funds obligated.
East Texas Lighthouse for the Blind maximum $18,000,000 for fibrous cords.
Independent Rough Terrain Center LLC $91,852,136 for rough terrain cargo handler spare parts for Army and Marines.
Jet Machine & Manufacturing Co. $79,999,960 for Reducible Height Gunner Protection Kit systems for the Marines.
BestWork Industries for the Blind Inc. $7,813,750 for various types of fleece liners for US Navy.
Federal Prison Industries (UNICOR) $12,879,000 for Army physical fitness uniform jackets.
Hardwick Tactical Corp. $7,738,200 for women’s uniform dress coats for US Army.
Peckham Vocational Industries $10,868,946 IDIQ for mid-weight drawers for Army and Air Force.
SND Manufacturing $8,256,006 for running suit jackets for Navy and Marine Corps.
TRAINING – ARMY
Sev1Tech LLC $18,517,886 to provide deployable embedded-trainer services for the Distributed Common Ground System-Army.
Valiant Global Defense Services $82,961,197 for training support at the Joint Readiness Training Center in Fort Polk, LA.
TRAINING – NAVY/USMC
Ahtna Logistics LLC, Guard Unit LLC, Hatalom Corp., Shock Stream LLC combined $124,500,000 IDIQ for services to facilitate design, development, testing, production, and fielding of several simulations/simulated training systems and devices (e.g. Underwater Egress Trainer; Supporting Arms Virtual Trainer; Combat Vehicle Training Systems; Combat Convoy Simulator; Virtual Combat Convoy Trainer/Reconfigurable Virtual Simulator; Indoor Simulated Marksmanship Trainer; Operator Driver Simulator; Improved Moving Target Simulator; and the Dry Egress Trainers).
Network & Simulation Technologies $58,907,543 for support services for war-gaming, education and research in support of the Naval War College, Newport, RI.
Phoenix Air Group $10,245,771 IDIQ for contractor air services by contractor owned & operated aircraft in support of airborne maritime surveillance of U.S. gov airspace to ensure that DOD ranges are cleared to support missile testing and fleet training exercises. Primarily at DOD Pacific Missile Range Facility and Point Mugu Sea Range.
Hercules Fence Co. $37,072,090 for maintenance, repair and alteration of fences, high security fencing and incidental work related to fences at locations in the Hampton Roads, VA, area (includes installation of vehicle barriers and bollards, digital keyless and card reader entry systems, grounding, concrete barriers and underground tunneling prevention).
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.
“GREEN”ING THE MILITARY – You cannot “green” a massive military whose primary purpose, aside from profiting industry, is to utilize fossil fuels (barring nuclear-powered submarines and aircraft carriers) to kill, destroy infrastructure, garrison the globe, open countries to US corporate interests, and snoop on global citizens. But “greening” looks great to rising military officers and PR-friendly congress.
Southern California Gas Co. $9,009,792 for energy conservation measures at Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, Seal Beach, CA ( installing high efficiency dehumidification systems; upgrading HVAC air distribution and controls systems; installing new and recommissioning existing irrigation controls; redesign, repair and recommission of photovoltaic systems; and performing lighting retrofits and replacements)/.
Pharmalogistics Ltd. & Inmar Rx Solutions are sharing a $45,000,000 to process returns and disposals of expired and unneeded pharmaceuticals for the pharmaceutical reverse distribution program.
Atlantic Diving Supply maximum $100,000,000 for patient monitoring systems, accessories and training.
Medical Place Inc. maximum $49,400,000 IDIQ for medical equipment and accessories for the DLA electronic catalog.
New York Microscope Co. maximum $9,375,000 IDIQ for medical equipment and accessories for the DLA electronic catalog.
O.R. Elder Inc. $40,000,000 IDIQ for medical equipment for the DLA electronic catalog.
3T Federal Solutions LLC maximum $35,000,000 IDIQ for medical equipment and accessories for the DLA electronic catalog.
Zimmer US Inc. $26,609,644 IDIQ for spinal orthopedic procedural packages.
Able Force Inc. $45,000,000 for digitization and hosting services for U.S. Army Health Contracting Activity, Fort Belvoir, VA.
American Systems $10,614,691 for bridge enterprise operational management services for Defense Health Agency, Falls Church, VA.
Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (d.b.a. CNT) $10,197,911 for services to assist the assistant secretary of defense for health affairs, the Defense Health Agency’s Healthcare Operations Directorate, Public Health Division, Armed Forces Health Surveillance Branch, “in its mission to conduct comprehensive health surveillance efforts” for DOD: maintain established infrastructure and capabilities; respond to inquiries from the DOD medical and health authorities; assist in analyzing, interpreting and disseminating information regarding the status, trends and determinants of the health and fitness of armed forces and other DOD approved target populations; and enable DOD health surveillance activities to strengthen its global infectious disease reduction efforts through: centralized coordination, improved preventive health programs and epidemiological capabilities, and enhanced involvement with DOD overseas laboratories.
LabCorp $8,000,000 for testing services at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research.
Quarterline Consulting Services $17,942,616 for Soldier Readiness Program medical support services.
Avantti Builders Group LLC, Blue Cord Design & Construction LLC, DMCA Inc., Doyon Project Services LLC, ESA South Inc., Global Engineering & Construction LLC, Herman Construction Group Inc., J&J Maintenance Inc., John C. Grimberg Co Inc., Lego Construction Co., Royce Construction Services LLC, StructSure Projects Inc., Valiant Government Services LLC, The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. will compete for each order under $230,000,000 max. for design build projects in support of U.S. Army Medical Command.
FUEL & ENERGY – The US Armed Forces consume more fossil fuels than any other organization in the world.
MPR Associates Inc. $13,876,506 IDIQ for Navy lithium battery lockers and spare parts.
Structural Associates Inc. $14,809,037 for construction of two new 1,590 kiloliter above-ground fuel storage tanks, a pump shelter with two 38 liter-per-second pumps, and two 38 liter-per-second filter separators in Patrick AFB, FL.
The San Antonio Refinery LLC $7,884,822 IDIQ for thermally stable aviation turbine fuel.
TK&K Services LLC $8,256,336 for ground fuel services at NAS Meridian, MS.
TRANSPORTATION _ USTRANSCOM
Textainer Equipment Management (U.S.) $17,905,272 for continued leasing and transportation of intermodal container equipment worldwide. Triton Container International Ltd. $17,877,893 for continued leasing and transportation of intermodal container equipment worldwide. SeaCube Leasing International $17,334,581 for continued leasing and transportation of intermodal container equipment worldwide.
Gulf Island Shipyards LLC $13,144,135 for purchase of government purpose data rights for follow-on Fleet Ocean Tugs (T-ATS) ships. Purchase of a special license agreement for government purpose data rights, as the term is defined in FAR 252.227-7013. This specifically negotiated government purpose rights license will expire in 20 years and will apply to all commercial and noncommercial data delivered, per the terms of the modification.
Crowley Government Services $56,569,632 for operation and maintenance of six government-owned maritime prepositioning force vessels: USNS 2nd LT John P. Bobo (T-AK 3008); USNS PFC Dewayne T. Williams (T-AK 3009); USNS 1st LT Baldomero Lopez (T-AK 3010); USNS 1st LT Jack Lummus (T-AK 3011); USNS SGT William R. Button (T-AK 3012); USNS GYSGT Fred W. Stockham (T-AK 3017).
Ocean Ships Inc. $7,549,256 for operation and maintenance of Gordon-class surge large, medium speed roll-on, roll-off vessels USNS Gordon (T-AKR 296) and USNS Gilliland (T-AKR-298); as well as USNS Shughart-class surge large, medium-speed roll-on, roll-off vessels USNS Shughart (T-AKR 295) and USNS Yano (T-AKR 297). Hornbeck Offshore Operators $7,510,000 for charter of one U.S. flagged offshore support ship, HOS Red Rock, which will provide support for Navy operations-at-sea.
Patriot Services $40,257,640 for worldwide operation and maintenance of eight government-owned large, medium-speed, roll-on, roll-off vessels: USNS Watson (T-AKR 310); USNS Sisler (T-AKR 311); USNS Dahl (T-AKR 312); USNS Red Cloud (T-AKR 313); USNS Charlton (T-AKR 314); USNS Watkins (T-AKR 315); USNS Pomeroy (T-AKR 316); USNS Soderman (T-AKR 317).
Patriot Services $25,042,079 to continue (120-day extension) operation & maintenance of eight government-owned, contractor-operated USNS Watson-class large medium-speed roll-on, roll-off ships [USNS Watson (T-AKR 310); USNS Sisler (T-AKR 311); USNS Dahl (T-AKR 312); USNS Red Cloud (T-AKR 313); USNS Charlton (T-AKR 314); USNS Watkins (T-AKR 315); USNS Pomeroy (T-AKR 316); USNS Soderman (T-AKR 317)] in support of MSC’s worldwide prepositioning requirements.
Delaware River Stevedores $37,411,312 for stevedoring and related terminal services to 597th Transportation Brigade, 841st Transportation Battalion at the Port of Philadelphia, Packer Avenue Marine Terminal.
Stratascorp Technologies $28,211,143 for continued command, control, communications, and computers (C4) afloat operations and sustainment support. Provide technical support services for the various C4 capabilities aboard Military Sealift Command’s fleet of ships; the operation and sustainment of the MSC Network Operations Centers (MNOC); future C4 capabilities hosted at the Navy Fleet Network Operation Centers (FLTNOC). Support includes, but is not limited to, knowledge management, cybersecurity, maintenance and sustainment, modernization, equipment, and asset management, MNOCs and future FLTNOCs, and training.
General Electric $23,826,287 to procure eight complete CT7-8A6 spare engines and various engine components in support of the VH-92A Presidential Helicopter program for US Navy.
WAREHOUSING & DISTRIBUTION
Accent Controls $72,500,000 IDIQ for warehouse and distribution support services at DLA Distribution San Diego, CA.
Olgoonik Federal LLC $125,000,000 IDIQ for a wide range of warehouse and distribution operation services for DOD and federal civilian agencies.
ENVIRONMENTAL – The US 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.
Applied Environmental Inc. $40,000,000 to provide environmental, sustainability, and energy management support services. Includes support compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations for all WHS-owned and/or -operated properties in areas of air, wastewater, storm water, hazardous waste and chemical inventories, ozone depleting substances, sewage tanks, soil and groundwater, multimedia assessments, National Environmental Policy Act compliance, cultural and historic resources, energy management, and communications. Services provided in support of the civil service staff of the WHS Facility Service Division, Standard and Compliance Division at the Pentagon, and the Environmental, Safety, and Health Division at Raven Rock Mountain Complex. The work will be performed at the Pentagon, the Mark Center, the Raven Rock Mountain Complex, and other WHS-owned and/or -leased facilities within the National Capital Region.
CTI Environmental Inc. $8,779,736 IDIQ for demolition and abatement services at Camp Pendleton and Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach Detachment, CA.
Mar-Len Environmental Inc. $9,083,985 for “critical area forestry support services” at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
Medvolt Construction Services $12,356,064 for soil remediation in Caruthersville, MO.
Noreas Environmental Services $7,791,408 for environmental services within Navy Region Southwest: operation & maintenance of industrial waste and oily waste treatment plant and collection systems, oil and hazardous substance spill response and cleanup, and hazardous material management at installations in and around San Diego, CA.
9 corporations (including AECOM and Tetra Tech) $240,000,000 for military munitions response program services, USACE, Baltimore, MD.
Coastal Pacific Food Distributors Inc. $32,600,000 for fresh fruits and vegetables to commissaries in Japan.
Global Connections to Employment (FL) $67,894,270 for dining facility attendant services at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA.
BASE OPERATIONS SUPPORT SERVICES (BOSS) - BOSS typically includes some combination of the following services: custodial, electrical, fire & emergency services, grounds maintenance, janitorial services, management & administration, pavement clearance, pest control, public safety, vehicles & equipment service, waste management, wastewater. Security is sometimes included. This work was once done by the troops, prior to the Pentagon’s full adoption of neoliberal economic policies.
Amentum (DynCorp) $7,544,146 for BOSS in Naval District, D.C. and Charlottesville, VA.
Amentum (DynCorp) $29,083,438 for BOSS: preventative maintenance and service repairs in D.C.; Indian Head, MD; Suitland, MD; Charlottesville, VA; and Quantico, MD.
Great Eastern Group Inc. $49,299,090 IDIQ to acquire qualified mariners, laundry and food support services in support of Training Support Vessel Squadron, Virginia Beach, VA.
Jacobs $51,945,972 IDIQ for BOSS at various installations within NAVFAC Northwest.
KJS Support Services JV LLC $8,701,315 IDIQ for BOSS at Naval Air Facility El Centro, CA.
NCS/EML SB JV LLC $11,946,601 for BOSS at NAS Whiting Field, FL; and outlying areas.
Pensacola Bay Support Services LLC $23,732,658 IDIQ for BOSS at NAS Pensacola, FL, and outlying local areas including Saufley Field, Corry Station, and Bronson Field.
Pride Industries $25,000,000 for grounds maintenance services at Fort Campbell, KY.
Professional Services Inc. $32,735,339 IDIQ for BOSS at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA, and its outlying support sites.
Techflow Mission Support LLC $27,223,844 for BOSS at Camp Lejeune, NC; MCAS New River, NC, and other outlying areas in eastern NC.
Vectrus Systems Corp. $30,628,414 for BOSS at Maxwell-Gunter AFB, AL.
The Logistics Company Inc. $11,192,326 for supply services in support of logistics support services in Fayetteville, NC.
VS2 LLC (JV between APTIM and VSE) $31,027,299 for logistics support services at Fort Benning, GA.
Ernst & Young LLP $10,622,808 for continued non-personal services to the TRANSCOM at Scott AFB, IL.
First Division Consulting Inc. $24,140,408 IDIQ to procure full-time equivalents for field service representative support for current and future electronic warfare systems. Work at various locations outside the continental U.S.
MITRE Corp. $46,980,753 to provide the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment with management and logistics support for the JASON Program and its members, as well as a vehicle to award individual task orders for studies.
BUSINESS & OFFICE & ADMIN – A January 2015 report noted that trimming some outsourced administrative waste would have saved roughly $125 billion over five years. The Pentagon leadership (many of whom come from leadership positions in US war corporations) buried the report, fearing Congress might use it to cut the Pentagon’s budget.
Unity Technologies Corp. maximum $24,000,000 IDIQ for professional support services.
Guidehouse LLP $8,512,495 for “audit finding remediation support services” for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness.
ECS-GEC JV $15,000,000 for inland navigation and water resources planning services.
EGS-AGEISS, GEO-Stanley JV 2, Harris Environmental Group LLC, International Business Sales & Services Corp., Stell Environmental Enterprises Inc. $10,000,000 for planning and environmental studies to perform services required in support of civil works water resource projects, USACE, Portland, OR.
GE Renewables US LCC $19,569,385 to install turbines and generator rewind at Philpotts Powerhouse, Bassett, VA.
Legacy Corp. $24,184,801 for dredging in the Mississippi River.
Weeks Marine Inc. $24,000,000 for dredging of the Mobile Harbor Navigation Project.
Olsson Industrial Electric $41,742,687 to replace and upgrade the existing protection, control and annunciation systems, governor systems, mechanical systems and excitation systems for 14 main generating units at McNary Lock and Dam Powerhouse, Umatilla, OR. Record Steel & Construction Inc. $10,039,000 for the upgrading of the head gate repair pit features within the powerhouses of McNary, Lower Monumental and Little Goose dams in Umatilla, OR; Kahlotus and Dayton, WA.
REEL COH Inc. (Boisbriand, Quebec) $17,307,000 to design, manufacture, install and commission new trash rake gantry cranes, lifting beams, and rakes and to remove the existing gantry cranes at Lower Monumental Dam, Little Goose Dam and Lower Granite Dam on the lower Snake River in eastern Washington (Kahlotus, Dayton, and Pomeroy).
Sapper Solutions LLC $15,000,000 for project management support services for efforts related to the water resources programs in south Louisiana.
Aspen Construction Co. $12,000,000 IDIQ for paving services for Joint Base Langley-Eustis, VA.
Web LLC, d.b.a. WEBCO $8,768,765 for repairs to Waldron Airfield, NAS Corpus Christi, TX. Work the milling and overlay of the existing runways and taxiways, and applying pavement markings.
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 construction workers within the working class, making them feel like they’re on the same team as the troops. It is a very powerful narcotic.
Arrow DJB II JV, Ironshore Contracting LLC, EG Management Services Inc., Roofing & Sustainable Systems Inc., Island Contracting Inc. combined $19,800,000 for roofing at facilities within NAVFAC D.C.
B. L. Harbert International $25,645,906 to build aviation facilities (an aerospace control alert facility and apron, to include aircraft shelters, aircrew alert quarters, utilities, communication support, site improvements, exterior lighting and security upgrades) at NAS Joint Reserve Base New Orleans, LA.
Caddell Construction Co. $42,614,000 for Phase II construction of a battalion training complex, Columbia, SC.
Clark Construction Group $78,981,000 (first increment of $61,810,155 allocated at the time of award; second increment funded in fiscal 2022 at $17,170,845) for construction of the Wargaming Center (a new two-story academic instruction facility) at Marine Corps Base Quantico, VA.
Grunley Construction Co. $16,690,000 to design, build and construct a control tower and fire day station in Arlington, VA.
HHI Corp. $22,229,812 to build a consolidated mission control center at Hill AFB.
HGL Construction Inc. $16,680,486 for construction of parking lots in Muskogee, OK.
Jacobs $8,443,242 IDIQ for roof replacement Building 633, NAS Pensacola, FL.
Koontz Electric Co. $8,997,799 for transformer installation at Fort Randall, Pickstown, SD.
M.C. Dean Inc. $14,000,000 to provide preventive, corrective, and predictive maintenance services for all Uninterruptible Power Supply System, battery systems, and all associated electrical distribution devices. Ensures maintenance of this mission critical power systems with little or no down time due to system or component failures. Work at the Pentagon.
Meyer Engineer Ltd. $18,705,226 for construction management services.
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. $8,514,119 for replacing the cooling water system in Building 633 located at the Philadelphia Naval Business Center in Philadelphia, PA.
Thoma-Sea Marine Constructors $15,778,147 for a new diesel electric-hybrid vessel for the NY District of the USACE.
Yeager Architecture Inc. $10,000,000 for architect and engineering services for Kansas Air National Guard projects at McConnell AFB and Smoky Hill Air National Guard Range. Horst, Terrill & Karst Architects PA $10,000,000 for architect and engineering services for Kansas Air National Guard projects at Forbes Field AFB, KS; and other Army National Guard projects at Fort Leavenworth and Fort Riley, KS.
A&H - Ambica JV LLC, Doyon Management Services LLC, HHI Corp., Midnight Sun - Centennial JV LLC, Roundhouse-MV JV, SES Electrical LLC, TEAM Construction LLC, Walga Ross Group 3 JV, A&H - Ambica JV LLC, Gideon Contracting LLC, HHI Corp., Iron Mike Construction LLC, Midnight Sun - Centennial JV LLC, Roundhouse-MV JV, SES Electrical LLC, Walga Ross Group 3 JV, Macro-Z-Technology Co. $249,000,000 for general repair and construction primarily at various defense distribution depots.
7 firms, including AECOM-Garver JV will compete for each order of the $125,000,000 to support projects assigned to the US Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District.
8 firms awarded a ceiling $70,000,000 IDIQ for replacement, repair and improvement for construction services at Dover AFB, Delaware.
Albert M. Giacomazzi & Associates $26,473,000 for construction of a ground transport equipment building complex, Fort Huachuca, AZ.
Davis Constructors & Engineers Inc. $45,487,063 to build a communications center at Fort Greely, AK.
Diversified Maintenance Systems $20,000,000 for plumbing and HVAC installation projects at Camp Pendleton and Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach, CA. I.E. Pacific Inc. $9,850,000 for repair (renovation & remodeling of Building 373 to provide new administrative and lab spaces) at Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division at Naval Base Ventura County, CA. SOLPAC $44,444,000 for construction of the Technical Services Laboratory and Ordnance Testing & Evaluation Facility (technical services lab facility, to include offices, labs, workshops and storage) at Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake, CA. Thompson Builders Corp. $54,219,500 to construct an aircraft fuel cell maintenance and corrosion control hangar at Moffett Air National Guard Base, CA.
Dawson Enterprises LLC, Elite Pacific Construction Inc., Insight Pacific LLC, Nakasato Contracting LLC, Niking Corp., RORE Inc. will compete for each order of the $300,000,000 for design-bid-build construction services for USACE, Honolulu, HI.
Cashman Dredging & Marine Contracting Co. $22,619,600 for maintenance dredging in Baltimore Harbor, Tilghman Island, MD.
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Co. $61,788,000 for rock blasting, removal and dredging in Boston Harbor.
Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. $28,498,555 for rehabilitation efforts for the Panama City Beaches Coastal Storm Risk Management project, Panama City, FL.
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Christian Sorensen is an author and an independent journalist. His work focuses on the U.S. war industry. Sorensen is the author of Understanding the War Industry and a senior fellow at the Eisenhower Media Network (EMN).