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News Tipoffs for Alabama Editors Newsletter for Wednesday June 03, 2020 ( 22 items )  

Boeing Awarded $17.46 Million Army Contract
WASHINGTON, June 2 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on June 1: The Boeing Co., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $17,463,002 firm-fixed-price contract (W58RGZ-20-D-0065) to furnish all services, facilities, labor, parts, materials, equipment, tools and data necessary to accomplish the inspection, overhaul, and upgrade for AH-64 Apache equipment. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and f  more

Boeing Gains $7.58 Million Contract Modification
WASHINGTON, May 28 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 27: The Boeing Co., Mesa, Arizona, was awarded a $7,578,872 modification to a contract (W58RGZ-16-C-0023) to provide generator feeder fault protection for the Apache helicopter. Work will be performed in Mesa, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2024. Fiscal 2019 aircraft procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $3,713,646 were obligate  more

Cooperative Agreement Makes $150,000 Available for U.S.-South Africa Space Camp Program
WASHINGTON, May 26 -- The U.S. Department of State announced that it expects to award cooperative agreements for the participation of South African learners in a camp program at the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The estimated total program funding available was cited as $150,000. The category of funding activity is public diplomacy. The following United States and South African organizations are eligible to apply: not-for-profit organizations, including think tanks and civil   more

DigiFlight Gains $18.19 Million Contract Modification
WASHINGTON, May 30 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 29: DigiFlight, Columbia, Maryland, was awarded an $18,193,257 modification to a contract (W31P4Q-09-A-0012) for programmatic support services for the Apache attack helicopter project office. Work will be performed in Columbia, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2021. Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Army) funds and 2020 Foreign Milit  more

Dynetics Awarded $10.45 Million Air Force Contract
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- The U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 28: Dynetics Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, has been awarded a $10,452,506 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract (FA8523-20-D-0004) for the Laboratory Intelligence Validated Emulator (LIVE) Virtual Constructive (LVC) production and sustainment. The work involved with this effort includes production, test and delivery of LIVE LVC t  more

GAO Issues Report on Cybersecurity
WASHINGTON, May 28 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-123) entitled "Cybersecurity: Selected Federal Agencies Need to Coordinate on Requirements and Assessments of States". The report was sent to Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, ranking member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, and Rep. Gary Palmer, R-Alabama, on May 27, 2020. Here are excerpt  more

GAO Issues Report on DOD Efforts to Schedule, Hold Timely Entrance Conferences
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-547R) entitled "GAO Audits Involving DOD: Status of DOD's Efforts to Schedule and Hold Timely Entrance Conferences". The report was sent to Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, chairman, Sen. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Richard C. Shelby, R-Alabama, chairman, Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Illinois, ranking member of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on   more

GAO Issues Report on DOD Initiative to Transition to Internet Protocol Version 6
WASHINGTON, June 2 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report (GAO-20-402) entitled "Internet Protocol Version 6: DOD Needs to Improve Transition Planning". The report was sent to Sen. James M. Inhofe, R-Oklahoma, chairman, Sen. Jack Reed, D-Rhode Island, ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Richard C. Shelby, R-Alabama, chairman, Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Illinois, ranking member of the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on Defense, Rep. Adam Smith, D-Wa  more

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Awarded $13.18 Million Army Contract
WASHINGTON, May 28 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 27: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, was awarded a $13,181,067 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (W31P4Q-20-F-0250) for Gray Eagle post-production software support. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Poway, California, with an estimated completion date of May 27, 2021. Fiscal 2020 opera  more

General Dynamics Mission Systems Gains $16.21 Million Contract Modification
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 26: General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $16,211,164 modification to a contract (W58RGZ-18-C-0043) for engineering services and contractors on the battlefield. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 17, 2023. Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the am  more

General Dynamics-OTS Awarded $3.42 Million Army Contract
WASHINGTON, May 30 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 29: General Dynamics-OTS, Williston, Vermont, was awarded a $3,420,531,156 hybrid cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (W31P4Q20F0282) for production and engineering services for Hydra-70 rocket systems. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated complet  more

General Electric Awarded $9.45 Million Contract
WASHINGTON, May 29 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 28: General Electric Co., Lynn, Massachusetts, was awarded a $9,451,807 firm-fixed-price contract (W58RGZ-20-D-0036) for maintenance and overhaul of the Stage 1 Nozzle. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of May 27, 2025, according to the Pe  more

Huntsville Rehabilitation Foundation Awarded $20.31 Million Contract
WASHINGTON, May 30 -- The U.S. Missile Defense Agency issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 29: Huntsville Rehabilitation Foundation,* Huntsville, Alabama, was being awarded a $20,312,262 non-competitive commercial, firm-fixed-price contract (HQ0858-20-C-0007) with a one-year base value of $3,907,503 for custodial services support with four one-year option periods. This contract shall provide all labor, management, supervision, equipment, tools and s  more

Leidos Gains $33.3 Million Contract Modification
WASHINGTON, May 30 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 29: Leidos Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland, was awarded a $33,302,166 modification to a contract (W58RGZ-17-C-0058) for continued contactor logistics support services in Afghanistan. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Gaithersburg, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 31, 2020. Fiscal 2020 Afghanis  more

Lockheed Martin Awarded $13.21 Million Army Contract
WASHINGTON, May 28 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 27: Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Florida, was awarded a $13,210,610 hybrid, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (W58RGZ-20-F-0413) for modernized target acquisition sight/pilot night vision sensor refurbishment. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida, with an estimated completion dat  more

Lockheed Martin Missile & Fire Control Awarded $106.28 Million Army Contract
WASHINGTON, May 28 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 27: Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas, was awarded a $106,282,221 hybrid, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (W31P4Q-20-C-0032) for industrial engineering services for programs supporting international contractor logistics services related to the Multiple Launch Rocket System. Bids were solicited via the internet with  more

Nashville Songwriters Association International Issues Public Comment on Copyright Office Proposed Rule
WASHINGTON, May 27 -- Bart Herbison, executive director of the Nashville Songwriters Association International, Tennessee, has issued a public comment on the U.S. Copyright Office's proposed rule entitled "Music Modernization Act Notices of License, Notices of Nonblanket Activity, Data Collection and Delivery Efforts, and Reports of Usage and Payment". The comment was written on May 22, 2020, and posted on May 26, 2020: * * * The Nashville Songwriters Association International ("NSAI") submits  more

Raytheon Awarded Up To $14.5 Million Task Order
WASHINGTON, May 28 -- The Defense Logistics Agency aviation unit issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 27: Raytheon Co., Andover, Massachusetts, has been awarded a maximum $14,494,050 firm-fixed-price delivery order (SPRRA2-20-F-0087) against a seven-year basic ordering agreement (SPRBL1-15-D-0017) for antenna elements. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1), as stated in Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1  more

Raytheon Awarded Up To $7.55 Million DLA Contract
WASHINGTON, June 2 -- The Defense Logistics Agency aviation unit issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on June 1: Raytheon Co., Andover, Massachusetts, has been awarded a maximum $7,551,872 firm-fixed-price contract (SPRRA2-20-C-0028) for electrical cabinets. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1), as stated in Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. This is a three-year, 11-month contract with no option periods. L  more

Raytheon Gains $13.84 Million Contract Modification
WASHINGTON, May 30 -- The U.S. Army Contracting Command issued the following high-value contract information through the Pentagon on May 29: Raytheon Lockheed Martin Javelin JV, Tucson, Arizona, was awarded a $13,842,939 modification to a contract (W31P4Q-19-C-0038) for engineering services for Spiral 3 system qualification of the Javelin missile. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2021. Fiscal 2020 missile procurement (Army) funds in t  more

Rep. Brooks Issues Statement Expressing Gratitude to Alabama Chief of Staff Pettitt
WASHINGTON, May 28 -- Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Alabama, issued the following statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on May 27, entitled "Expressing Gratitude to Mark Pettitt for His Service to America": After ably and honorably serving as my chief of staff for more than 9 years, Mark Pettitt will retire in June. Mark has provided exceptional leadership, and I've greatly benefited from having him as my chief advisor. I will miss his sound and candid guidance. When asked how he came  more

Rep. Brooks Issues Statement Expressing Gratitude to Alabama Chief of Staff Pettitt
WASHINGTON, May 28 -- Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Alabama, issued the following statement, which was published in the Congressional Record on May 22, entitled "Expressing Gratitude to Mark Pettitt for His Service to America": After ably and honorably serving as my chief of staff for more than 9 years, Mark Pettitt will retire in June. Mark has provided exceptional leadership, and I've greatly benefited from having him as my chief advisor. I will miss his sound and candid guidance. When asked how he came  more