BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for October 2013

Despite the Government Shutdown The Pentagon Spent $14,414, 916,043.00 in October 2013

The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. Italics indicate notes from the editor.

Despite the government shutdown, the Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $14,414,916,043.00 on 183 individual contracts during October 2013. This amount is considerably less than previous months.

FOREIGN MILITARY SALES - Through Foreign Military Sales (FMS), the U.S. government procures and transfers materiel to allied nations and international organizations.

Valero Marketing and Supply received a maximum $330,851,251 to provide aviation turbine fuel to Israel.

AAI Corp. received $126,262,568 to provide logistics and operational support to the Army and USMC for shadow tactical unmanned aircraft systems. A portion of this contract includes FMS to Australia. Work will performed in Afghanistan.

DynCorp received $72,264,323 to train the Afghan National Army in multiple locations in Afghanistan.

Harris Corporation received $846,600,000 for providing Saudi Arabia, Poland, Czech Republic, El Salvador, Latvia and Romania with Harris radios.

L-3 received $7,289,689 to manufacture, test, deliver and support 13 Common Data Link Hawklink AN/ARQ-59 radio terminal sets for the Australian Navy MH-60R aircraft. Work will be performed in fourteen states and Canada.

Lockheed Martin received $180,991,416 to provide Saudi Arabia with two KC-130J aircraft and engineering support.

Lockheed Martin received $21,624,671 to provide Color Multipurpose Display Unit and Multi-Function Color Display to C-130J aircraft in order to replace obsolete central processor and graphics processor chip sets. This contract includes 15 percent FMS to Norway, Israel and Kuwait.

Lockheed Martin received $30,000,000 to produce and deliver two additional LRIP Lot VIII F-35 Joint Strike Fighter CTOL aircraft for Japan.

PKL Services received $9,958,180 to provide personnel and services necessary to maintain Singapore Air Force F-15SG and USAF F-15E aircraft based with the 366th Maintenance Group, located at Mountain Home AFB.

Raytheon received $10,934,694 for 31 Launcher Switching Multiplex Unit/Launcher Interface Control Assembly technical refresh kits and 17 Maintenance Assist Module Delta Kits for the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) MK 49 Mod 3 Guided Missile Launch Systems (GMLS). The RAM MK 31 Guided Missile Weapon System (GMWS) is an Anti-Ship Missile Defense System development and production program between the United States and Germany. The MK 31 GMWS is comprised of the MK 44 Guided Missile Round Pack and the MK 49 GMLS (Awarded Sept. 30, 2013, but DOD included it in October’s contracts).

Raytheon received $17,328,258 to repair and service PATRIOT missile parts for Israel, Kuwait, Taiwan, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Netherlands and the UAE.  

Sikorsky received $86,832,600 to procure two additional Lot II S-70B anti-submarine warfare/anti-surface warfare aircraft for Brazil. President Rousseff may have cancelled a trip to the United States, but her country continues to support the U.S. military-industrial-congressional complex.

Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp. received $9,500,000 to manufacture and deliver radio frequency avionics flightline tester AN/USM-708 and/or AN/USM-719 to “various FMS customers.” This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1.


DynCorp received $73,980,649 for receipt, inventory, accountability, maintenance, repair, periodic inspection and test, serviceability, marling, storage, security, shopping, and reporting of War Reserve Materials resources. Work will be performed at Shaw AFB, Langley AFB. Operations will occur at Thumrait, Oman; Masirah, Oman; Salalah Port, Oman; Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar; Al Jaber, Kuwait; Al Dhafra, UAE; and Manama, Bahrain.

Exelis Systems received $20,696,055 for base operation services at Forward Operating Location-Curacao. A base in Curacao allows the U.S. to conduct operations against Venezuelan sovereignty and to suppress indigenous movements of self-determination in the name of the “War on Drugs.”

Louis Berger Aircraft Services received $14,959,823 for air terminal and ground handling services at Kuwait International Airport (and its military portion known as: Abdullah Al Mubarak Air Base).

Northrop Grumman received $14,622,382 for DARPA’s Endurance program. Work will be performed in five states (CA, IL, MD, MA, and PA). Lockheed Martin received $11,386,743 for the Endurance program.

Novawurks received $42,627,714 “for phase two and three of the Phoenix program” for DARPA. Did the Pentagon really use the name Phoenix for another program?

Telecommunication Support Services (TSS) received $11,428,392 for work under the Mobile Air Surveillance System contract (for radar air surveillance; radio and satellite communications for counterdrug operations; host nation air sovereignty; search air rescue; and other regional operations in the USSOUTHCOM area of responsibility).

URS Group, Inc. received $31,181,234 for replacement of a fuel pier and truckload facility at Naval Station Guantánamo Bay. The Pentagon spent over $10 million in September on construction at Guantánamo Bay. Constant construction calls into question any Executive Branch assertions that the U.S. government will close the naval base.


Boeing received $24,726,375 for the purchase of 13 QF-16s, 12 “drone peculiar support equipment,” and integration engineering support.

General Atomics received a maximum $377,400,000 to produce 24 MQ-9 Block 5 Reaper aircraft, shipping containers, initial spares and support equipment. Work will be performed in Poway, CA.

Raytheon received $50,150,434 for 37 Multispectral Targeting System (MTS)-B Turret units, 37 MTS HD electronics units, associated containers, MTS-B initial shop replaceable unit/spares, and support equipment.


Lockheed Martin received $422,063,723 for providing F-35 ground maintenance, depot activation, supply chain management, and pilot and maintainer initial training. Work will be performed in Texas (35 percent); California (25 percent); the United Kingdom (20 percent); Florida (10 percent); New Hampshire (5 percent); and Maryland (5 percent). Purchases: USAF ($188,287,831; 44.6 percent), USMC ($125,641,895; 29.7 percent), USN ($66,558,160; 15.8 percent); the United Kingdom ($18,291,583; 4.3 percent); the Netherlands ($8,392,726; 2 percent); Australia ($4,856,254; 1.2 percent); Turkey ($2,975,016; .7 percent); Italy ($2,676,868; .6 percent); Canada ($1,933,807; .5 percent); Norway ($1,556,986; .4 percent); and Denmark ($892,597; .2 percent).

McKinsey & Company received $7,963,647 to support the F-35 operating and support cost reduction effort and the Collaborative Work Center.

United Technologies received $508,214,419 to procure 18 F-35 CTOL propulsion systems for the U.S. Air Force; six STOVL propulsion systems for the U.S. Marine Corps; and seven carrier variant propulsion systems for the U.S. Navy. This contract also procures three F-35 CTOL propulsion systems for Italy; two CTOL propulsion systems for Australia; one F-35 CTOL spare propulsion system for Italy; and one F-35 spare propulsion system for Australia. Included purchases: U.S. Navy and Marine Corps ($211,858,131; 42 percent); USAF ($210,822,019; 41 percent); and international partners ($85,534,269; 17 percent).


Aerojet Rocketdyne received $16,085,503 for the procurement of a classified quantity of BLU-129 warhead casings (Awarded Sept. 30, 2013, but included in October’s contracts by DOD).

Analytical Services received $157,120,496 to support all phases of flight and ground testing; to develop, sustain and modernize operations of the Ballistic Missile Defense System test data management and data analysis lab infrastructure, test data transfer network connections, distributed operations systems and servers, and other systems.

BAE Systems received $21,652,898 for major production and service efforts on the Evolved Seasparrow Missile, NATO Seasparrow Surface Missile System, Stalker Long Range Electro-Optical Sensor Suite and day-to-day office operation in support of the 12 nations that comprise the NATO Seasparrow Consortium. This contract was not competitively procured based upon IAW 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(4). Raytheon received $6,920,249 for NATO Sea Sparrow Surface Missile System and Ship Self Defense System engineering, technical, logistic and programmatic services in support of Objective Configuration Phase II ship self-defense improvements and related efforts.

Beaver Aerospace & Defense received a maximum $23,097,009 to repair the Fast-Rising B Plug (FBRP) components for the Minuteman III ICBM weapon system. The B-Plug is the closing apparatus for the Personnel Access Hatch which is the entrance to the launch tube of the Minuteman III Launch Facility.

Exelis Inc. received $13,009,938 to procure 181 bomb rack 70/A digital improved triple ejector racks for the U.S. Navy (161) and Spain (20). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6302-1. Purchases: U.S. Navy ($11,574,058; 89.53 percent) and Spain ($1,435,880; 10.47 percent). Exelis Systems received $23,275,661 for Launch and Test Range System support functions to the Eastern and Western Range: range sustainment, external user support, projects and engineering services, systems engineering and interim supply support spares for the sustainment period.

L-3 received $73,361,422 to develop and manufacture medium-range ballistic missile targets and provide integrated logistics support, including inventory storage and maintenance, pre-and post-mission analysis, launch preparation and execution, and engineering services.

Raytheon received $32,832,550 for Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) Design Agent and engineering services. CEC is a sensor netting system, which tries to improve “battle force Anti-Air Warfare capability by extracting and distributing sensor-derived information such that the superset of this data is available to all participating units.” This contract was not competitively procured, per FAR 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii) (Awarded Sept. 27, 2013, but DOD included it in October’s contracts).

Raytheon received $385,742,176 for the engineering and modeling development phase design, development, integration, test and delivery of Air and Missile Defense S-Band Radar (AMDR-S) and Radar Suite Controller. The AMDR-S radar will be deployed on DDG 51 Flight III class ships. Work will be performed in eight states.

Raytheon received $406,024,307 to produce Aegis Weapon System AN/SPY-1D(V) Radar Transmitter Group and Missile Fire Control System (MFCS) MK 99 equipment and engineering services. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

Raytheon received $9,606,647 for engineering and technical support for the Standard Missile program in Tucson, Arizona.

The Aerospace Corp. received $787,782,764 for general life cycle systems engineering and integration for the National Security Space Community. This includes planning, technical specification support, analyzing user needs, designing alternatives, ensuring interoperability and quality control, and assisting with test and evaluation, launch support, flight tests, orbital operations and integration of space systems into “effective systems of systems.” Work will be performed at Los Angeles AFB.

United Launch Services received $939,085,130 for mission assurance, program management, systems engineering, integration of space vehicles with launch vehicles, launch site and range operations, and launch infrastructure maintenance/sustainment for Delta IV and Atlas V launch vehicles. Work will be performed at Littleton, CO, Vandenberg AFB, and Cape Canaveral Air Station


Agile Defense received $8,763,796 for corporate services support, including help desk and desktop customer support; audio-visual and video teleconference support; hardware management and maintenance; special C4 support; and information assurance/information protection support.

CACI Technologies; Centurum Information Technology; Computer Sciences Corp.; DRS Technical Services; General Dynamics; Lockheed Martin; ManTech Telecommunications & Information Systems; M.C. Dean, Inc.; SAIC; Secure Mission Solutions; Sotera Defense Solutions; Systems Research and Applications Corp.; Scientific Research Corp.; and STG, Inc. received $179,908,687 to procure transport computing & infrastructure services (including equipment and services associated with full system lifecycle support – R&D, test & evaluation, production & fielding of sustainable, secure, survivable, and interoperable C5ISR, Information Operations, Enterprise Information Services and Space Capabilities).

General Dynamics received $475,000,000 for R&D supporting the Warfighter Information Network- Tactical Increment 3. Requirements include fabrication, assembly, and coding of the configuration items necessary to complete the R&D phase for transition to the production and deployment phase. Support includes evolutionary product integration, testing, and evaluation.

Harris IT Services Corp. received $10,087,122 for selected C4 and support functions, including support to exercise and contingency operations, test centers, network infrastructure engineering, command & control and business systems, applications and information protection and event analysis.

Iridium Satellite received $7,241,112 for hardware and software repairs, maintenance, Gateway Technical Assistance Center support and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert services for the EMSS DoD Gateway Iridium components. Iridium Satellite received a maximum $400,000,000 to provide unlimited DISA EMSS Iridium airtime for voice, data, paging and Distributed Tactical Communications System services for an unlimited number of federal government subscribers, and other DISA-sponsored subscribers. These contracts were non-competitive, per FAR 6.302-1.

Leidos Inc. received a maximum $36,717,969 to provide maintenance and logistics services in support of ISR programs.

Northrop Grumman received $48,750,000 for R&D regarding automatic target recognition (ATR). The Compact ATR and Sustainable Environment (CASE) program will develop and demonstrate the ability to add new target representations to ATR databases rapidly, including potentially on-the-fly target insertion. Technology developments will be demonstrated in both laboratory and field environments.

Northrop Grumman received $8,365,347 to support the Joint Distribution Process Analysis Center’s work on “global deployment and distribution network and infrastructure assessments, analytically driven operational courses of action, joint capability analysis to inform programmatic decisions, systems integration and data management, Joint Deployment Distribution Enterprise analysis/global distribution performance assessment, and future transformation analysis.” Although U.S. taxpayers read many words in this description, they come away with no understanding about the nature or intent of this contract. Then again, perhaps that’s the point of using corporate bureaucratese in Pentagon contracts.

Paragon Technology Group received $11,260,500 for program management office support. Disciplines include, but are not limited to: program control, resource management, requirements management, configuration management, test and evaluation, systems engineering, security engineering, program management support, risk management, information technology administrative support, acquisition support, and integration of all the disciplines.

Progeny Systems received $8,986,414 to procure engineering and technical services associated with Technology Infusion Methodology for commercial off-the-shelf-based systems and COTS Approach to Information Security. This contract was not competitively procured, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(5).

SAIC received $14,110,134 for “Agile Transportation for the 21st Century Business Process Management services.” This modification provides for process and systems improvement and reengineering for BPM development activities for discrete and capacity-based deployment and distribution processes, including group passenger movements, distribution planning, route planning, sustainment planning (e.g., stock position management, distribution planning capacity management) and transportation execution activities.

SAIC received $8,399,044 for Advanced Laser Technology Research (ALTER) to improve laser development and laser damage and vulnerability testing programs and to provide facility and operations support to the Air Force Research Laboratory, Advanced Electric Laser Branch at Kirtland AFB.

Specpro Technical Services received $13,012,227 for “information systems engineering support, information assurance/system security support, system operation and maintenance, information management support, and applications development support” for DOD joint medical facilities in the National Capital Area/Region. This contract was not competitively procured, per 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1).

 apestry Solutions received $8,366,969 to support the Integrated Computerized Deployment System ICODES, including contract level and project management support, sustainment, enhancement, configuration management, information assurance, and help desk service. The contractor will provide services for the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command and USTRANSCOM.

TASC Inc. received $35,000,000 for the Optical Radiation Bioeffects and Safety (ORBS) program. ORBS’ objective is to conduct research on kinetic energy systems to assist in transitioning DoD technologies. Research includes: novel laser bioeffects, laser eye protection & advanced technology demonstration, and applied high energy laser bioeffects. Research will be conducted on optical radiation hazards expected in future combat scenarios, trying to develop of appropriate countermeasures.

The Bionetics Corporation received $13,741,824 for the Multi-Command PMEL contract. The contractor shall provide all management, personnel, equipment, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and services necessary to perform the PMEL services as defined in the performance work statement.

The SI organization received $83,748,017 for systems engineering and integration (SE&I) technical support for the GPS Enterprise system of stems, which are composed of three product segments: space segment, control segment and user segment.

ViaSat, Inc. received $11,406,320 for KS-252 follow-on production and sustainment.  

Wyle Laboratories received a $15,958,394 to provide information technology services in support of DARPA's Support Services Office ITS support and services effort.

Xerox Corp.; Canon USA; Cartridge Technologies; Ricoh USA; Konica Minolta Business Solutions; Lexmark International; and KST Data Inc. received $498,000,000 to help “integrate, modernize and refresh the Army’s base architecture while providing standardized interfaces.”


Avon Protection Systems received $23,471,543 to procure voice protection units for use with the joint service general purpose mask.

BAE Systems received $195,430,914 to procure Paladin Integrated Management LRIP of 19 self-propelled Howitzers (SPH), 18 Carrier Ammunition Tracked (CAT) vehicles, 13 SPH Threshold 2 (T2) armor kits, 11 CAT T2 armor kits, and 37 lots of basic issue items.

Boeing received $19,320,670 for all work necessary to produce 2,040 CSEL hand held radios, AN/PRQ-7A, and accessories.

EaglePicher Technologies received $7,190,283 to manufacture 450 units of thermal crossover batteries. This procurement was solicited on a sole source basis in accordance 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

Jameson LLC received $18,000,000 for extension/tent lights. Tennier Industries Inc. received $22,977,600 for trousers. Weckworth Manufacturing received $15,000,000 for sling cargo nets.

Medico Industries received a maximum $19,100,000 for Projectile Gun Unit (PGU)-45/B metal parts.

Navistar Defense received a maximum $7,260,077 for program and logistics support management for MRAP MaxxPro M1235A3 Dash with MaxxPro Survivability Upgrade (MSU).

Raytheon received $11,971,245 to support the Military Satellite Communications System (MILSATCOM) Global Broadcast System (GBS). This contract provides uninterrupted GBS to garrisoned and deployed war fighters.

Rockwell Collins Network Enabling Software received $14,960,418 for development, test, fielding and support of software. This contract supports the Tactical Air Control Party close air support system software version 1.4.5.

Secure Communication Systems received $17,434,072 for integrated soldier power and data systems and defense advanced GPS adapters.

United States Marine Inc. received $15,827,132 for post-production and contractor logistical support services for the combatant craft assault for USSOCOM.


Alliant Techsystems Operations received $7,478,270 to manufacture WW98 Initiating Propellant to be used on MK48 Advance Capability Torpedo system. A non-competitive contract [10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1)].

BAE Systems received $11,005,126 to fabricate, test and deliver three AN/SQQ-32(V)4 Sonar Set High Frequency Wideband upgrade systems, which are designed for deep water minehunting.

BAE Systems received $12,494,114 for regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Amelia Earhart (T-AKE 6). Work includes inspection of the propeller shaft and stern tube, cleaning/painting of the hull, inspection and polish of the bow thruster propeller, installation of the chloropac unit, and overhaul of the seal valves.

BAE Systems received $13,171,617 for repairs to the USS Paul Hamilton (DDG 60). BAE Systems received $23,802,154 for depot-level maintenance to the USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) (Awarded Sept. 28, 2013; included in October’s contracts). BAE Systems received $70,777,435 for USS Princeton (CG 52) dry-docking, including depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications to update the ship's military and technical capabilities. BAE Systems; Continental Maritime of San Diego; and General Dynamics received $35,000,000 for the completion of “Chief of Naval Operations availabilities,” and maintenance on DDG 51 and CG 47 class ships (awarded Sept. 30, 2013; included in DOD’s October contracts).

Bechtel Plant Machinery received $197,571,818 for naval nuclear propulsion components.

DRS Power & Control Technologies received $13,396,000 to procure rugged air circuit breakers and associated cradles in support of the LSD class midlife electric plant upgrade (Awarded Sept. 30, 2013; included in October’s contracts).

Epsilon Systems Solutions received $15,814,969 for professional and engineering support to the Southwest Regional Maintenance Center. These services include corrosion control; engines, machine and combat systems maintenance/support; and offsite repair programs on Naval Base San Diego. This contract was not competitively procured, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

General Atomics received $51,997,981 to procure Advanced Arresting Gear equipment required to stand up the Runway Arresting Landing Site (RALS) in support of CVN-78 testing. RALS will enable the Navy to run arresting simulations with live aircraft prior to employing those aircraft onboard ship. Work will be performed in CA, MS, MA, PA, NJ and TX.

General Dynamics received $9,132,002 for DDG 1000 class services (technical and industrial engineering in the application of the detail design to support construction and the maintenance of the ship design).

Huntington Ingalls received $155,682,919 for engineering, technical, design, configuration management, Integrated Logistics Support, database management, research and development, modernization, trade and industrial support for nuclear submarines (Awarded Sept. 27, 2013, but included in October’s contract releases).

L3 received $10,970,754 for MK 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System units “including the associated equipment, services and emergent provisioned item order for spares requirements and level-of-effort engineering services.” The MK 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System is employed as a check sight and targeting sensor for anti-surface and anti-air warfare, and naval gun fire support missions (Awarded Sept. 24, 2013).

Lockheed Martin received $21,350,270 for DDG 51 Combat System Ship Integration Technical Data Packages and Design Budget Engineering Team Packages associated with incorporating the AEGIS Weapon System and associated Combat system elements into DDG 51 class ships.

Lockheed Martin received $6,532,228 for planning yard support efforts (vendor training and crew familiarization; trainer support; material planning and procurement; material warehousing; logistics product updates; and class sustainment management) in support of USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) (Awarded Sept 30, 2013).

Lockheed Martin received $7,703,991 to upgrade the LCS 1 Integrated Tactical Trainer. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

Lockheed Martin received $8,847,668 to procure 20 AN/BVY-1 Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems (ISIS) and associated spares. The ISIS provides mission critical, all-weather, visual, and electronic search, digital image management, indication, warning, and platform architecture interface capabilities.

Lockheed Martin received $95,727,501 for “definitization” of the Navy’s AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 Surface Ship Undersea Warfare System production requirements and exercise of Fiscal 2013 production options. The AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 is a surface ship combat system with the capabilities to search, detect, classify, localize and track undersea contacts; and to engage and evade submarines, mine-like small objects, and torpedo threats. This contract was not competitively procured.

ManTech received $85,000,000 for architecture-engineering and/or environmental services for preparation of military readiness activities in the Pacific Ocean and the western U.S. This contract may also include work on training and testing areas and installations around the world. ManTech received $11,788,957 for engineering and technical support for reliability, maintainability, testability, quality assurance and diagnostic and system safety analysis during the design, development, production and in-service life cycles of all naval aircraft platforms and their systems.

Northrop Grumman received $20,356,252 to procure and deliver three AN/SPQ-9B radar sets with redundancy, two interface kits, Cooperative Engagement Capability, and one combat interface kit for Aegis (awarded Sept. 27, 2013).

Northrop Grumman received $9,932,848 for engineering services on technical data packages, and pre-production/production units for ship self-defense Mk2 command and control hardware for LSD 50, LSD 52, CVN 72 and CVN 78. This contract was not competitively procured, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

Patriot Contract Services received $63,346,311 to operate/maintain eight government-owned Watson-class, medium-speed, ships in support of Military Sealift Command worldwide prepositioning.

Raytheon received $58,000,000 for mission systems equipment for DDG 1000 and 1001, and schedule critical DDG 1002 mission systems equipment.

Raytheon received $7,307,299 for Cooperative Engagement Capability Common Array Block (CAB) family of antennas. The CAB-Surface will be utilized on surface ships and the CAB Expeditionary will be utilized for U.S. Marine Corps Composite Tracking Network.


ATK received $49,418,935.00 for R&D on the Medium Class Stage III motor. Aerojet Rocketdyne received $28,938,705.00 for R&D on the Medium Class Stage III motor. These contractors shall demonstrate available and common emerging technologies that may be applicable to multiple future common strategic propulsion systems. The effort will begin the development of a flight motor design that will be a direct replacement for the SR-73.

Boeing received $59,569,990 for service of the Apache D unique components.

Boeing received $26,650,000 to upgrade eight flight trainers, six weapons tactics trainers, three part task trainers, and 44 mission system desktop trainers in support of the P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime aircraft LRIP II. Boeing received $99,606,355 to incorporate a Maintenance Training Device Suite (MTDS) and Ordnance Load Trainer into the P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime aircraft LRIP II. The MTDS Suite will include six Virtual Maintenance Trainer Devices and 14 Hardware Type II devices.

Breeze-Eastern Corp. received a maximum $37,067,231 for aircraft mount winches.

Canadian Commercial received $14,349,903 for Rotary Wing Airlift services for the North Warning System. Work will be performed at North Warning System radar sites throughout the Canadian arctic.

Defense Support Services received $14,878,790 to work on the Aerial Targets program, which directly supports live-fire weapons system testing and helps the 53rd Weapons Evaluation Group develop and test air-to-air missiles and for the F-22, F-35, F-16, and F-15 aircraft.

DynCorp International received $76,577,468 for base supply services to the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System T-6A/B Texan II aircraft. DynCorp received $39,652,740 for T-6, T-38 Undergraduate Pilot Training and T-38 Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals aircraft maintenance services. Work will be performed at Sheppard AFB.

Hamilton Sundstrand received $7,416,890 to repair 118 aircraft constant frequency generators for the V-22 Osprey. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

Honeywell International received $19,100,000 for technical and engineering services to overhaul/repair of the T-55 family of engines at Corpus Christi Army Depot. Honeywell International received a maximum $502,425,544 to purchase spare parts for various weapon systems (aircraft, engines, helicopters, and related hardware). Honeywell International received a maximum $8,287,125 for engine lubricating cooler (Awarded Sept. 30, 2013).

Lockheed Martin received $26,772,401 to retrofit fielded Mission Training Centers with Out the Window visual systems upgrade and night vision goggles capability. This includes upgrades for F-22 Training Systems at Sheppard, Tyndall, Langley, Hickam, and Elmendorf.

M1 Support Services received $16,893,372 for program management, organizational and intermediate maintenance services for T-38 aircraft. Work will be performed at Beale, Holloman, Langley, Tyndall, and Whiteman Air Force bases.

MACRO Industries received a $16,912,163 for the C-130 Armor Plate Program. The C-130 Armor Plate Program replaces the current armor plate system for the C-130H aircraft.

Northrop Grumman received $414,500,000 for the Joint STARS System Improvement Program III (to increase E-8C performance, capability, reliability and maintainability).

Pall Aeropower received a maximum $16,904,640 for particle separators.

Raytheon received $40,248,828 to continue developing & testing Engineering Development Models of air (E-4, E-6) and ground fixed & transportable Command Post Terminals with Presidential & National Voice Conferencing for the Family of Advanced Beyond Line-of-Sight Terminals.

Sikorsky received $110,830,801 for maintenance on T-34, T-44, and T-6 aircraft. This contract also provides labor, services, facilities, equipment, tools, related support equipment, and material to support 92 T-34, 54 T-44, 42 T-6A, and 181 T-6B aircraft based at NAS Corpus Christi, NAS Whiting Field and NAS Pensacola.

Taitech and Innovative Scientific Solutions received a combined $31,820,000 for Technology for Sustained Supersonic Combustion (TSSC), which focuses on R&D of components and diagnostics for high-speed air breathing propulsion systems and integration into aircraft, weapons and launch systems.


Defense Support Services received $18,703,564 for civil engineering services to manage the base operating support services and civil engineering at Sheppard AFB. Electronic Metrology Laboratory received $9,638,498 for base operating support services at NAS Whiting Field (facilities management, pest control, grounds maintenance, swimming pool maintenance, pavement clearance, electrical, gas, wastewater, water, environmental services, and vehicle work). Pride Industries received $19,258,736 for Dix base support services (management & maintenance to supplies, structures, grounds, roads, utilities, equipment, and billeting). Wolf Creek Federal Services received $8,357,229 for base operating support services (bachelor housing; facility management; facility investment; pest control; waste management; pavement clearance; utilities; vehicles & equipment; cranes; and environmental) primarily at Whidbey Island and Everett.

SupplyCore received a maximum $28,600,000 for maintenance, repair, and operations supplies for the Japan region. Universal Sodexho received a maximum $18,800,000 for maintenance, repair, and operations supplies for the Korea region.


ACC Construction received $21,786,027 to construct Phase III of Basic Training Complex III at Fort Jackson, SC. Akima Construction Services; Ayuda Management Corporation; FutureNet Group Inc.; Ma-Chis Kawv III; North Wind Neu Security Services; Security Construction Services; and Zieson Construction received a maximum $80,000,000 to design, build and construct an Access Control Point and install other equipment. FutureNet Group received $9,499,725 to construct a new entry control facility (which includes roadway relocation and construction of a sentry house, four sentry booths, and a raised over-watch station) at Parris Island. I.E.-Pacific received $12,612,000 to design and construct a security operations complex and military working dog facility at MCAS Yuma. M.A. Mortenson (doing business as Mortenson Construction) received $36,900,000 to design and construct a Littoral Combat Ship Training Facility at Naval Base San Diego (awarded Sept. 30, 2013). Railroad Construction Company received $8,039,755 for maintenance and repair of railroad and tracks at Naval Weapon Station Earle and other areas of responsibility. RORE-ITSI JV received $11,359,755 to construct a child development center to accommodate 120 children at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Sauer Inc. received $27,406,000 to design and construct an A School Barracks at NAS Oceana, Dam Neck Annex. Siemens Industry received $12,136,943 to design and construct an Energy Management and Control System and Direct Digital Control System for Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning System Upgrades at Marine Corps Base Quantico (awarded Sept. 30, 2013).

American Equipment; Crane Technologies Group; HECO-Pacific Manufacturing; Piedmont Hoist and Crane; Sievert Electric Service and Sales; and Westmont Industries received a collective $30,000,000 for ordering new, and overhauling existing, weight handling equipment (cranes, monorails, hoists).

Asset Group received $7,307,000 for renovations (e.g. demolition, sheet rock, electrical, plumbing, fire systems, door replacement, stairwell repairs, heating, AC replacement, elevator upgrades) to building 600 at NAS Pensacola (awarded Sept. 30, 2013).

Conquistador Dorado JV; Integrated Pro Services; RDC Circle; and Veterans Contractors Group JV received a maximum $50,000,000 for hurricane protection and restoration services. FEDCON – JV received a maximum $48,372,000 to support the Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction System. Great Lakes Dredge & Dock received a maximum $30,700,221 for dredging beach fill and placing material on Folly Beach, SC.

MARSTEL-DAY received a maximum $10,000,000 for architect/engineering services for the Army Corps of Engineers to provide environmental, planning and encroachment management support to the USAF Office of the Civil Engineer Headquarters.

Phillips & Jordan; Ceres Environmental Services; Environmental Chemical Corp; Ashbritt Environmental; and Crowder Gulf received a maximum $240,000,000 for debris management services. W. M. Schlosser Company received $8,933,000 for high reservoir improvements, Washington Aqueduct Division, Washington D.C.


C&C Produce received a maximum $10,558,225 for fresh fruit and vegetables. Valley Fruit and Vegetable received a maximum $30,000,000 for fresh fruit and vegetables. Quality Distributors (located in Guam) received a maximum $8,300,000 for food distribution. Sysco Seattle Inc. received $51,000,000 and $15,750,000 for food distribution. Reinhart Foodservice received a maximum $31,500,000 for food and beverage. Sysco Nashville received a maximum $6,750,000 for food and beverage. 

Spraying Devices received a maximum $87,500,000 for agricultural equipment with spraying devices.


AVFuel Corp. received $13,028,827 for fuel. Chevron received $29,754,648 for aviation turbine fuel. Jar Assets received $8,111,000 for transportation of bulk jet fuel and marine diesel fuel by barge. Vane Line Bunkering received $20,423,116 to transport bulk jet fuel and marine diesel fuel by barge. Kinder Morgan Tank Storage Terminals received $47,075,000 to provide and operate a fuel storage terminal. Mobil Oil Guam received $23,049,571 for fuel. Olgoonik Technical Services received a maximum $8,940,614 to operate and maintain bulk fuel facilities. Petromax received a maximum $42,782,189 for automotive gasoline.


Anacor Pharmaceuticals received a maximum $13,495,328 for research toward overcoming resistance by the application of boron to ribosomal inhibitors. Cardinal Health ($130,086,972); Harvard Drug Group ($53,276,069); X-Gen Pharmaceuticals ($9,520,795) will provide pharmaceutical products. Hu-Friedy Mfg. received a maximum $10,920,310 for dental supplies.

Kuhana Associates received a maximum $7,842,873 for health care workers who will perform a full range of clinical support service at Davis-Monthan AFB. Marketing Assessment received a maximum $30,000,000 for warming blankets and other medical and emergency supplies. Whitehall Manufacturing Corp. received a maximum $14,760,000 for multiple leg slings.

Medtronic received a maximum $58,026,785 for radiology systems, subsystems, and components. Mindray DS USA received $35,817,633 for patient monitoring systems, subsystems, accessories, consumables, and training. Nihon Kohden America received a maximum $27,579,330 for patient monitoring systems, subsystems, accessories, consumables, spare and repair parts, and training. Spacelabs Medical received $13,460,681 for patient monitoring systems, subsystems, accessories, consumables, and training.

Atlantic Diving Supply; W.S. Darley; Unifire; The Mallory Co.; Federal Resources; and L.N. Curtis & Sons received a maximum $872,000,000 for fire and emergency services equipment. Tyco Fire Products received a maximum $13,710,201 for aqueous film forming foam. Wolverine Fire Protection received a maximum $16,354,747 to procure a fire protection system for Defense Logistics Agency warehouse facilities at Tinker AFB.


American Airlines; Evergreen International Airlines; North American Airlines; US Airways; and World Airways received $141,487,046 for international airlift services. Air Transport International; Atlas Air; Delta; Federal Express; Polar Air Cargo Worldwide; and MN Airlines (doing business as Sun Country Airlines) received $237,326,979. ABX Air; JetBlue Airways; Kalitta Air; Northern Air Cargo; Sky Lease I; Southern Air; United Airlines; and United Parcel Service received $168,183,810.

AAR Mobility Systems received a maximum $80,000,000 for specialized shipping/storage containers, shelters, and accessories. American Auto Logistics received $23,000,000 for shipping privately owned vehicles belonging to DOD service members and civilian employees. International Auto Logistics received $304,559,951 for transportation and storage of privately owned vehicles at multiple locations. Lockheed Martin received a minimum $8,340,165 for operational infrastructures, applications, and interfaces of the Integrated Data Environment Global Transportation Network Convergence (IGC) programs enterprise data warehouse. Lynden Air Cargo received $6,773,188 for moving up to 40,000 pounds of cargo from Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson to Eareckson Air Station (Shemya Island) and other satellite locations in Alaska.

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*Final notes: In recent months, DOD has branded several contracts with the following stamps: Small Business; Small Disadvantaged Business; Woman Owned Small Business; Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business; and Small Disadvantaged Woman Owned Business.

**Any clerical errors are the author’s alone. Each month, Boiling Frogs Post presents a distillation of the previous month’s DOD Contracts. Check back regularly.

Christian Sorensen, a BFP Contributing Author & Analyst, is a U.S. military veteran. His writing has been featured in CounterPunch and Media Roots.

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