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

DOD spent at least $25,976,742,948 on roughly 300 individual contracts during December 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.

The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $25,976,742,948 on roughly 300 individual contracts during December 2013.


Aecom received $10,019,790 to passively gather, analyze, and disseminate open source atmospheric information. Aecom will help monitor, track and measure local sentiment regarding U.S. programs and policies in Afghanistan. Aecom will provide cultural advice; assistance with socio-economic, religious, and political issues; tribal matters; and communication strategies.

DynCorp International received $80,333,657 for aviation maintenance in Afghanistan.

D&D Machinery & Sales received $12,078,000 for C-17 support equipment. This contract includes nine percent FMS in support of the Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) Consortium in Hungary.

Federal Prison Industries (FPI) received $15,948,000 for extreme cold/wet weather trousers. Incarcerated individuals work for cents per hour so the Pentagon can satisfy clothing requirements.

J. Walter Thompson (JWT) received $247,433,499 for Marine Corps Recruiting Command (MCRC) Advertising and Recruitment Services. DOD spends roughly $1.7 billion annually on advertising and recruiting youth (p. 146). DOD spent $7.7 billion on advertising and recruiting in 2008. Bloomberg News reports the Pentagon spent $136 million over four years just to put “U.S. ARMY” on a NASCAR vehicle.

Jorge Scientific Corp. received $7,309,301 for COIN [PDF] Advisory and Assistance Team services in Afghanistan. This includes training U.S. forces on how to train Afghanistan National Security Forces (ANSF). This was a sole-source acquisition.

KPMG LLP received $17,019,142 to provide all necessary management services, personnel and documentation required to support DLA's financial audit. According to Reuters, Congress required an audit of the Pentagon in 1996. “The Pentagon missed that deadline and has remained in violation ever since.”

DARPA is a scientific and technological research agency of the Pentagon. A robot designed by Google recently won DARPA’s Robotics Challenge. Koniag Information Security Systems received $6,600,688 to support DARPA’s Security and Intelligence Directorate. Pfizer received $7,670,632 for R&D to develop technology for DARPA to identify and subsequently induce the production of protective antibodies to an emerging pathogen directly in an infected or exposed individual. SRI International received $11,652,825 to expand on speech-to-speech bilingual research for DARPA under the Broad Operational Language Technology (BOLT) program. Work will take place in 10 locations within the U.S. in addition to Marseille (4.95 percent); Hong Kong (1.03 percent); and Edinburgh (0.98 percent).

SAIC received $10,037,074 to provide care and training of Navy marine mammals.

Textron (Bell Helicopter) received $18,556,810 for logistics support for the Bell 407, Huey, Jet Ranger, and Kiowa A&C helicopters in Al Taji, Iraq. One bid was solicited with one received.

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

Lockheed Martin received $8,808,979 for sniper advanced targeting pods (ATP) for Saudi Arabia’s F-15SA aircraft. This is a source directed acquisition. Raytheon received $12,878,000 to provide Saudi Arabia with 94 IFF (AN/APX-114) interrogators. This is a sole-source acquisition. Raytheon received $11,662,862 to provide Saudi Arabia with 94 IFF (AN/APX-119) transponders. This is a sole source acquisition. Sikorsky received $105,300,000 to modify eight UH-60M helicopters for Saudi Arabia. One bid was solicited with one received.

Al Raha Group for Technical Services received $45,000,000 to provide Saudi Arabia with F-15 unclassified items, third party logistics, and repair and return management services. 

BAE Systems received $12,835,546 for the delivery, installation, and testing of six E-2C compatible AN/APX-122A Mode 5/S Interrogator units for France.

BAE Systems received $21,742,595 for 200 F-16 Mode 5 Advanced IFF combined interrogator transponders. 70 percent is FMS to Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, and Portugal.

Boeing received $8,481,104 for logistics support/engineering services for Harpoon/SLAM-ER Missile System & Harpoon launch systems for the U.S. Navy ($3,122,737; 36.82 percent); South Korea ($759,253; 8.95 percent); Taiwan ($715,517; 8.43 percent); Turkey ($632,914; 7.46 percent); Egypt ($421,912; 4.97 percent); the UK ($317,393; 3.74 percent); Japan ($302,563; 3.57 percent); Pakistan ($283,035; 3.34 percent); Australia ($260,331; 3.07 percent); Chile ($223,047; 2.63 percent); Saudi Arabia ($223,212; 2.63 percent); Canada ($204,204; 2.41 percent); Israel ($165,053; 1.95 percent); Bahrain ($109,006; 1.29 percent); UAE ($106,102; 1.25 percent); the Netherlands ($83,584; .99 percent); Germany ($83,582; .99 percent); Kuwait ($77,246; .91 percent); Singapore ($75,386; .89 percent); Oman ($71,439; .84 percent); India ($64,462; .76 percent); Portugal ($62,687; .74 percent); Thailand ($45,825; .54 percent); Denmark ($41,791; .49 percent); and Malaysia ($28,823; .34 percent).

Boeing received $70,032,166 for 12 encapsulated harpoon tactical missiles; 5 harpoon Grade B exercise missiles; 2 encapsulated harpoon certification training vehicles and shipping containers; 100 harpoon improved fuse booster kits; 50 harpoon improved fuse kits; two harpoon blast test vehicles; and associated hardware and containers for the U.S. Navy ($2,393,673; 3.42 percent); South Korea ($38,122,613; 54.44 percent); Canada ($9,981,318; 14.25 percent); Japan ($7,679,885; 10.97 percent); Germany ($6,491,198; 9.27 percent); Australia ($3,354,415; 4.79 percent); Taiwan ($812,520; 1.16 percent); Saudi Arabia ($460,952; .66 percent); Turkey ($444,749; .64 percent); Egypt ($239,618; .34 percent); and the UK ($51,225; .07 percent). This contract was non-competitive, per FAR 6.302-1.

Exelis Inc. received $76,164,504 to procure and install nine ground control approach radar 2000 Systems (GCA-2000), including operator and maintenance training, at nine airbases in Poland.

Exelis Inc. received $9,796,591 to provide Pakistan with AN/ALQ-211 (V)-9 AIDEWS Pod spares. This is a source-directed acquisition.

General Atomics received $31,937,493 to provide the UK with logistics support (urgent repairs; field service representatives; inventory control; spares management; and field maintenance). This is a sole-source acquisition.

Lockheed Martin received $81,183,198 for one C-130J, advance procurement of two aircraft, and external fuel tank modification kits for Israel.

Lockheed Martin received $263,410,000 to provide Kuwait with fourteen four-pack Patriot missiles and seven launcher modifications kits. One bid was solicited with one received.

Lockheed Martin received $8,283,129 to support South Korea’s Peace Krypton Program. Support includes: a field service representative; core support, including all full-time workers; a system depot support facility, which is a Lockheed lab that simulates the same system located in South Korea; software development/upgrades; spare parts; and maintaining and upgrading a reconnaissance system.

Raytheon received $13,792,770 for the Taiwan Surveillance Radar program follow-on support. This creates a testing environment in CONUS for construction and system troubleshooting.

Raytheon received $27,230,781 to provide the UAE with AN/TPY-2 radar spares (as part of THAAD).

Raytheon received $70,000,000 to provide Morocco, Egypt and Iraq with 11 Advanced Countermeasures Electronic Systems (ACES), 34 ACES Line Replaceable Units (LRU), and a lifetime supply of parts. This is a sole-source acquisition. 

Sensor & Antenna Systems received $21,804,323 for eight Low Band Transmitters (LBT), 11 Vertically Polarized (VPOL) Antennas, and 17 High Band Horizontally Polarized (HPOL) Antennas for the AN/ALQ-99 for the U.S. Navy ($9,973, 082; 45.7 percent). AN/ALQ-99 TJS parts will also be provided to Australia ($11,831,241; 54.3 percent).


General Atomics received $110,453,269 for logistic support to the Gray Eagle. One bid was solicited with one received. General Atomics received $40,253,105 for full rate production of the Gray Eagle. One bid was solicited with one received.

General Atomics received $362,193,866 for Predator (MQ1)/Reaper (MQ9) logistic support. This may include: program management; technical manual work; software maintenance; inventory control; flight operations support, and repair/maintenance. This award is a sole-source acquisition. The 2014 NDAA, which was recently passed by the Senate, includes roughly $4.7 million for drone support at Ft. Drum.


Air Cruisers Co. received $16,970,294 to repair life rafts that comprise the Multi-Place Life Raft (MPLR). The contract was not competitively procured in accordance FAR 6.302-1. 

Boeing received $46,652,280 for logistics, engineering, technical data updates, training and software integration support for F/A-18A-D, F/A-18E/F, and EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy ($36,613,615; 78.3 percent); Australia ($7,030,930; 15.1 percent); Canada ($501,289; 1.1 percent), Spain ($501,289; 1.1 percent); Finland ($501,289; 1.1 percent); Switzerland ($501,289; 1.1 percent); Kuwait ($501,289; 1.1 percent); and Malaysia ($501,289; 1.1 percent). Boeing received $22,218,372 for automated maintenance environment integrated software for the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy ($19,251,990; 86.6 percent) and Australia ($2,966,382; 13.4 percent).

Boeing received $872,766,714 for system upgrades for F/A-18 A-D, E/F and EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy ($802,945,377; 92 percent); Australia ($29,674,068; 40 percent); Finland ($21,819,168; 2.50 percent); Switzerland ($6,982,134; .80 percent); Kuwait ($4,363,834; .50 percent); Malaysia ($4,363,833; .50 percent); and Canada ($2,618,300; .30 percent). This was non-competitive, per FAR 6.302-1. Boeing received $43,200,000 to instruct and train DOD personnel on how to install, operate and maintain equipment on AV-8B, EA-18G and F/A-18 aircraft. Work will be performed at 10 locations in 8 states, in addition to Atsugi, Japan (8 percent) and Kuwait (8 percent). Purchase: U.S. Navy ($30,240,000; 70 percent); USMC ($9,504,000, 22 percent); and Kuwait ($3,456,000, 8 percent). This contract was not competitively procured, per FAR 6.302-1.

Raytheon received $69,198,968 to repair 65 Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (ATFLIR) System assemblies used on F/A-18 aircraft. The contract was non-competitive (sole source), per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). Raytheon received $40,911,284 to repair 40 APG 65/73 radar assemblies used on F/A-18 aircraft. The contract was non-competitive and sole-source, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

General Electric received $7,760,214 to work on the F414 Engine Component Improvement Program for the U.S. Navy ($7,343,378; 94.63 percent) and Australia ($416,836; 5.37 percent). General Electric received $7,500,074 to work on the F404 Engine Component Improvement Program for the U.S. Navy ($3,402,545; 45.3 percent); Canada ($821,474; 11 percent); Spain ($827,057; 11 percent); Sweden ($608,596; 8.1 percent); South Korea ($536,667; 7.2 percent); Australia ($413,175; 5.5 percent); Finland ($390,842; 5.2 percent); Kuwait ($240,088; 3.2 percent); Switzerland ($209,379; 2.8 percent); and Malaysia ($50,251; .7 percent). United Technologies (Pratt & Whitney) received $167,030,588 for operations, maintenance, and site/depot activation on LRIP VII of F135 engines for the U.S. Navy/USMC ($90,834,199; 54.4 percent); USAF ($56,544,842; 33.9 percent); and unnamed international partners ($19,651,547; 11.7 percent). This contract was non-competitive, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

Lockheed Martin received $561,957,658 for nine months of sustainment (engineering, field service, supply chain management, maintenance, and reliability upgrades) for the F-22. Lockheed Martin received $108,194,928 F-22 sustainment. United Technologies (Pratt and Whitney) received $231,465,987 for F119 Engine Sustainment.

Lockheed Martin received $218,226,427 for advance procurement funding of long lead efforts associated with twenty-three C-130J aircraft. Global Defense Systems received $9,624,302 for C-130 Loadmaster Crashworthy seats (480). Lockheed Martin received $11,060,628 for logistics and engineering services on C/KC-130J aircraft for USMC/Marine Corps Reserve ($8,886,223; 80.3 percent); U.S. Coast Guard ($1,423,148; 12.9 percent); and Kuwait ($751,257; 6.8 percent). This contract was non-competitive, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

General Dynamics received $6,657,441 for engineering services and logistics for the tactical airspace integration air traffic control system. Work will be performed in Alabama, Afghanistan, and South Korea.

L-3 Communications received $22,921,771 for four AN/SRQ-4 and thirty-one AN/ARQ-59 Common Data Link Hawklink radio terminal sets for the MH-60R aircraft. Work will be performed in 14 states and in Toronto. Raytheon received $42,589,944 for airborne low frequency sonar helicopter dipping sonar systems. This is a sole source acquisition and includes FMS. Simmonds Precision Products received $7,945,029 to provide the following equipment to MH-60R/S aircraft: 8 integrated mechanical diagnostic systems (IMDS) production A1 kits, 27 IMDS vehicle health management/data transfer units, 17 IMDS retrofit kits, 19 IMDS Troy kits, and 19 IMDS production A1 kits.

Boeing received $617,676,589 to [re]manufacture twenty- two CH-47F helicopters and six new CH-47F helicopters. This also includes long lead funding for remanufacturing thirteen CH-47F helicopters.

Boeing received $75,679,707 for Product Service Integrator for the E-4B platform consisting of sustainment, depot maintenance, modification, and related support. This is a sole-source acquisition. 

Boeing received $750,000,000 for integrated engineering on the B-1. This is a sole source acquisition. EDO Corp. received $10,206,061 for repair of ALQ-161 radio frequency surveillance/electronic countermeasure (RFS/ECM) system components used on the B-1. This is a sole-source acquisition. 

Bell-Boeing JPO received $15,597,818 to work on the V-22 aircraft (engineering and technical support; delivery of 8 helmet mounted display retrofit kits, spares, support equipment, tooling and training devices). Bell Boeing JPO received $8,991,254 for two V-22 Block A-B (50-69 series) upgrade kits. 

Northrop Grumman received $19,970,000 for R&D to develop and demonstrate a probabilistic, risk-based, flight-by-flight individual aircraft tracking (IAT) framework to replace the baseline deterministic IAT framework currently used for legacy aircraft.  Northrop Grumman received $11,764,551 to provide engineering and technical support services on products within the Airborne Electronic Attack Integrated Product Team, including flight software for the EA-6B and the EA-18G. Northrop Grumman received $12,317,909 for Air Operations Center Weapon System (AOC WS) modernization engineering and manufacturing to incorporate the new program schedules/ strategy, and to clarify requirements.

BAE Systems received $11,527,257 to acquire engineering, a technical data package and technical training required to “develop organic depot activation repair capability” of the AN/APX-124 Mode S/5 IFF Transponder System at Tobyhanna Army Depot, PA.

Boeing received $6,781,461 for spares for eight P-8ALRIP Lot IV aircraft. 

CFM International received $8,531,880 for combustion liners. This contract is sole-source.

DynCorp International received $9,527,589 for aviation maintenance, installation of modification work orders, and auxiliary maintenance support.

EDO Corp. received $13,168,340 for repair, maintenance and modifications on the MK105 Magnetic Minesweeping Gear and MH-53E Airborne Mine Neutralization System [AMNS53 (PDF)] Launch & Recovery System and tracking system. This contract was non-competitive, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

General Electric received $65,388,516 to overhaul and repair T-700 engines. Lockheed Martin received $92,915,233 to modernize Apache target designation sight/pilot's night vision sensor equipment. 

Gulfstream received $22,458,901 for logistics support services for C-37 aircraft. Gulfstream received $8,365,219 for engineering, field service representatives, and technical publications in support of DOD’s C-20 and C-37 (Gulfstream IV and V). Boeing received $81,972,630 for C-32A and C-40B/C fleet support.

King Aerospace received $32,353,000 for lifecycle support on airborne reconnaissance DeHaveilland Dash 7 aircraft. One bid was solicited with one received.

Lockheed Martin received $14,500,852 for engineering and logistics to field the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight (M-TADS) High Reliability Turret. 

M1 Support Services received $38,722,328 for advanced instructor pilot support services for the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence, 110TH Aviation Brigade Support at Ft. Rucker.

M7 Aerospace received $8,560,000 for maintenance, repair, and logistics on eleven C-26 aircraft. One bid was solicited with one received.

Northrop Grumman received $10,551,915 for fabrication, test, and delivery of 45 (LRIP) AH-1Z and UH-1Y mission computers. This contract was not competitively procured, per FAR 6.302-1. Lockheed Martin received $33,996,000 for AN/AAQ-30(A) Target Sight Systems (TSS)/data to be used on the AH-1Z. This contract was non-competitive, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1), as set forth in FAR 6.302-1(b)(1)(ii). Textron (Bell Helicopter) received $11,163,306 for logistics and services in support of the H-1 upgrade.

Northrop Grumman received $9,531,889 for maintenance services on E-2C/D and C-2 aircraft in support of the VX-20 Squadron. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1.

Raytheon received $134,399,631 to develop Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminals Increment I, a communication system that disseminates nuclear C2 messages from national-level authorities.

Raytheon received $55,150,107 for complete analyses of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems (JPALS) and system requirements; development of manufacturing and production strategy; risk reduction activities; and management/planning of JPALS technical and business objectives.

Raytheon received $8,035,430 for work on naval aircraft advanced targeting systems. This contract is sole-source. Some work will be performed in Switzerland.

Rockwell Collins received $43,812,122 for B-2 Common VLF Receiver Increment 1 modification, qualification, and testing. This is a sole-source acquisition.

Sikorsky received $723,998,360 for 33 UH-60M, 24 HH-60M, and associated program management, systems engineering, provisioning, technical publications, and integrated logistics support. Sikorsky received $18,298,546 for maintenance on aircraft operated by adversary squadrons.

Southeast Aerospace received $7,350,121 to provide an additional 23 kits and miscellaneous parts for the Avionics System Upgrade of T-44 aircraft. 


3 Phoenix received $10,576,352 for development, integration, and logistic support of the Torpedo Warning System (TWS), which allows surface ships to detect torpedoes and employ defensive measures.

AMSEC LLC received $45,779,743 for engineering, maintenance, operator training, and repair support for U.S. Navy aircraft carriers.

Austal USA received $14,057,992 to provide engineering, design services and affordability efforts to reduce Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) acquisition and lifecycle costs. Austal USA received $8,247,342 to assess engineering and production challenges, and to work on reducing LCS acquisition and lifecycle costs. General Dynamics (Bath Iron Works) received $7,684,132 for maintenance support, and in-service sustainment on the LCS-2 and LCS-4, including: training; logistics; engineering support; material planning/procurement; and material warehousing. Lockheed Martin received $23,275,441 to provide engineering, design, and affordability efforts to reduce LCS acquisition and lifecycle costs.

BAE Systems received $32,946,457 for regular maintenance and overhaul of USNS Supply (T-AOE 6).

BAE Systems received $48,860,666 for services in support of the Program Executive Office for Ships, Naval Sea Systems Command, PEO C4I, and the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division. Services include: design, integration, testing, installation, training, and support of shipboard C4I electronic communication systems. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. 

BAE Systems received $56,517,376 for D-5 strategic weapons systems (SWS) programs to the U.S. and U.K; guided missile submarine attack weapons systems programs to the U.S.; Nuclear Weapons Security; to ensure that the existing TRIDENT II (D5) SWS is compatible with the Concept Development efforts being pursued for the CMC Program; and technical and engineering support to CMC efforts for SWS life cycle cost control evaluations. This contract was a sole source acquisition, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). Lockheed Martin received $58,785,716 for D-5 navigation subsystem engineering services. This provides for U.S. and U.K. fleet support, trainer systems support, Ohio-class SSBN engineered refueling overhauls, SSI4 trainer system, SSBN-R strategic weapon training system development, U.K. successor support, software modernization and Linked Autonomous Programmed Navigational Operational Trainer modernization. This is a sole-source acquisition in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

Bath Iron Works received $23,124,445 for DDG-51 yard services (e.g. liaison; logistics; design; engineering ship trials; post-shakedown availabilities; materials; special studies).

CDM Federal Programs received $10,730,846 for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command utility inventory and risk assessment pilot. This work will move existing AutoCAD data and/or version 2.6 geographic information system data into the latest respective version of the utilities geographic information systems models. It will also combine geographic information systems data with existing MAXIMO data, asset data in spreadsheets and other databases. 

General Dynamics (Electric Boat) received $121,847,000 for additional material (steam and electric plant components; main propulsion unit efforts; ship service turbine generator work; hull work; mechanical and electrical system components) associated with submarines: SSN 793, SN 794 and SSN 795.

General Dynamics received $171,961,941 for USS Carter Hall (LSD-50) maintenance in Norfolk, VA.

General Dynamics received $21,400,000 for detail design and construction of Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) 3 Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB) and to accomplish limited AFSB block construction.

General Dynamics received $73,913,646 for maintenance and modernization of DDG 51 and FFG 7.

Huntington Ingalls Industries received $39,051,995 for life cycle engineering and support services on the Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Program LPD 17 class. Services include post-delivery planning and engineering; technical support; data maintenance and equipment management; systems integration; training and logistics support; and Fleet Modernization Program planning.

Lockheed Martin received $11,912,771 for work on the Integrated Common Processor (ICP) Program. Lockheed will provide software/hardware development, production, installation, training, maintenance to the U.S. Navy (90 percent) and Japan (10 percent). This contract was not competitively procured, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) - only one responsible source (FAR 6.302-1).

Lockheed Martin received $124,531,317 for development and production of the acoustic rapid commercial-off-the-shelf insertion (A-RCI) and common acoustics processing for Technology Insertion 12 (TI12) through Technology Insertion 14 (TI14) for U.S. submarines. Lockheed Martin received $84,650,745 for A-RCI for 12 U.S. Navy submarines (Technology Insertion 14 including pre-cable kits). Lockheed Martin received $24,462,051 for the production and support of AN/BQS-25 low-cost conformal arrays (LCCA). The AN/BQS-25 LCCA is a passive planar array mounted on the aft submarine sail structure that is integrated with the A-RCI AN/BQQ-10 system to provide situational awareness and collision avoidance in high density environments. 

Marine Hydraulics International received $11,559,768 for USS Gonzalez (DDG-66) maintenance, alterations, and modernizations to update and improve its military and technical capabilities. 

Nacco Materials Handling Group (NMHG) received $28,725,000 for Navy shipboard-use forklifts.  

Raytheon received $41,585,979 to support the Ship Self Defense System MK 2 to complete development of CVN/Amphibious Modernization Advanced Capability Build 12/Technical Insertion 12.

SAIC received $14,425,908 for technical and engineering services in support of the NAVAIR Air Vehicle Engineering Department and Manned Flight Simulator/Air Combat Environment Test & Evaluation Facilities. Services develop advanced technology for evaluating air vehicle flying qualities and controllability, developing simulation software, and building prototype simulations. 

Sechan Electronics received $17,212,201 for procurement of the Target Detecting Device (TDD) MK 71 Mod 1 to support the Quickstrike Mine Improvement program. 


The Boston Globe recently reported on appalling conditions at factories where the U.S. government purchases clothing and uniforms. Altama Delta Corp. received $10,340,320 for hot weather combat boots. Rocky Brands Inc. received $14,957,408 for hot weather combat boots. Excel Garment Manufacturing received $7,125,286 for rip-stop ABU coats and trousers. Lion Vallen LTD Partnership received $20,000,000 for warehousing, distribution, and logistics support to fulfill clothing and textile requirements. 

Atlantic Diving Supply received $24,288,000 for tactical modular holsters. Military Hardware received $51,952,200 for tactical modular holsters (100-300,000 units).

General Dynamics received $107,309,000 to procure 1500 Manpack radio kits and 500 dismount kits. General Dynamics received $26,491,522 to sort and classify material turned in by units and to re-issue serviceable material to deploying units.

Honeywell Int. received $15,795,824 for repair/overhaul of AGT1500 engines used in the Abrams. Oshkosh received $9,500,000 to extend the ordering year for medium tactical vehicles to cover Jan. – 15 May 2014. Oshkosh received $104,944,411 for 545 medium tactical vehicles, 79 trailers, and applicable tax. Navistar Defense received $6,920,507 for field service support for MRAP MaxxPro vehicles. Oshkosh received $21,159,240 for 5,733 tire and engine automatic fire extinguishing kits for MRAP use. One bid was solicited with one received. L-3 received $37,641,154 for 122 Transmission Operational Reliability HMPT 800HP transmissions with required hardware for the Bradley. One bid solicited, one received.

Kongsberg (Norway) received $37,872,000 for maintenance on M153 CROWS.

Cyalume Technologies received $32,535,714 for chemical light sticks. L-3 received $25,938,211 for 40,842 M734A1 fuses and 99,791 M783 fuses. O.C. Lugo Co., Inc. received $15,300,000 for chlorate candles and igniters. 

Oasis Systems received $11,918,862 for professional acquisition support services at Hanscom AFB and Langley AFB. PE Systems received $8,968,305 for professional acquisition support services at Hanscom AFB, Langley AFB and Wright-Patterson AFB. Services support the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) and include classified FMS (1 percent) to Germany, Greece, Morocco, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, and Thailand. Quantech Services received $10,074,671 for professional acquisition support services at Hanscom AFB and Langley AFB. Services support the AFLCMC and include classified FMS (46 percent) to Afghanistan, Egypt, Jordan, and Oman.

Revision Military received $21,139,200 for the procurement of advanced combat helmets. 

SAIC received $24,958,310 to support the ammunition supply point/theater storage area, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait for the issue, storage, and receipt of Class V munitions.

Thales Raytheon Systems received $11,890,678 for life cycle services for the Sentinel radar system. One bid was solicited with one received.


General Dynamics received $115,049,349 for engineering, development, and production on U.S. and UK Trident II Strategic Weapons Systems and SSBN Fire Control Subsystem (FCS); support to SSGN Attack Weapons Control Subsystem; and continued engineering and trade studies on U.S. SSBN replacement and UK SSBN successor common missile compartment. This was sole source, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). Northrop Grumman received $112,926,348 for Trident II (D5) Underwater Launcher System and Advanced Launcher development program work. This contract was sole source, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). Lockheed Martin received $61,092,053 for: engineering and missile test hardware to support common missile compartment (CMC) strategic weapon systems (SWS) integration and design/development for nozzle shield retention testing; integrating the Trident II missile and reentry SWS subsystems into the CMC for the Ohio replacement and UK successor programs; and designing a test facility compatible with existing and new submarine fleets. This contract was sole source, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). L3 (IEC) received $47,401,675 for technical support on instrumentation systems in support of Trident II flight tests. This contract was a sole-source acquisition pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c) (5). 

Lockheed Martin received $574,538,664 for Aegis Weapon System MK 7 equipment sets in support of DDG-51 shipbuilding. This was a sole-source contract, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). Lockheed Martin received $37,133,082 for the Aegis Platform Systems Engineering Agent (PSEA) activities and Aegis Modernization Advanced Capability Build engineering. Lockheed Martin received $37,089,502 for Aegis combat system engineering agent (CSEA) efforts for design, development, integration and delivery of program baselines and associated hardware design support. Raytheon received $29,521,981 for production of the AN/SPY-1D(V) radar transmitter group, missile fire control system MK 99 and site support. Raytheon is responsible for testing, shipyard installation, and other requirements. Teledyne Microwave Solutions received $49,152,320 to repair 1,600 10 KT traveling wave tubes (TWT) for AN-SPY-1 radar within the AEGIS system. The contract was non-competitive, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

Booz Allen Hamilton received $18,062,895 for systems engineering and integration support to the Launch and Test Range System at Los Angeles AFB.

EDO Corp. received $39,041,621 for 450 BRU-55A/A bomb racks. This was non-competitive, per FAR 6.302-1.

Lockheed Martin received $232,545,447 for 190 joint air to surface standoff missile (JASSM) baseline missiles and JASSM extended range missiles (40); systems engineering; and test assets (3 percent FMS to Australia and Finland). This award is a sole source acquisition. Lockheed Martin received $216,475,072 for 150 JASSM baseline missiles and 60 JASSM extended range missiles; extended range avionics engineering change; and obsolescence management oversight. This is a sole source acquisition.

Lockheed Martin received $255,134,404 for 1824 rockets and 158 reduced-range practice rocket pods for the Guided MLRS for USA and Italy.

Lockheed Martin received $84,500,000 for Enhanced Laser Guided Training Rounds (ELGTR). This contract was non-competitive, FAR 6.302-1.

Northrop Grumman received $19,800,000 for R&D for the Integrated Air & Missile Defense and Battle Command System (IBCS). Northrop Grumman received $10,270,794 for R&D for Advance Electronic Protect and IBCS System development and demonstration.

Northrop Grumman received $7,697,898 for the ICBM Remote Visual Assessment (RVA) Wing III Retrofit program. This includes all support at the missile alert facility (e.g. Launch Control Center RVA feeds, closed circuit television system, flight security controller functions, supporting equipment) at Malmstrom AFB.

Phacil received $10,965,757 to design, procure, install, and test the Launch Sustainment System, Network Management System, and acquire initial operating spares at Patrick AFB.

Raytheon received $15,058,750 for 216 projectiles and 14 palletized containers. One bid was solicited with one received. Work is performed at 22 locations in 15 states, in addition to the UK and Sweden.

Raytheon received $16,331,483 for standard missile depot and intermediate level maintenance, all up round recertification, and special maintenance tasks. Raytheon received $35,019,637 for work on the MK-31 Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Guided-Missile Weapon System (GMWS); guided-missile round pack and launching system support. Raytheon received $40,000,000 for system improvements to include design, development, and test of the AIM-120D missile. This is a sole source acquisition. Raytheon received $8,496,327 for technical support, overhaul, and life extension in support of the NATO Seasparrow missile system and test acquisition system (TAS). Raytheon received $80,474,905 for 200 full rate production Lot 10 AGM-154C-1 unitary joint stand-off weapon (JSOW) missiles and support equipment, and one AGM-154C-1 for a performance test.


AAI Corp. received $23,024,245 for logistics support to the One System Remote Video Terminal (OSRVT) in Afghanistan. 

Alion Science and Technology; Applied Research Associates; Engility; Exelis; Northrop Grumman; Raytheon; and Leidos received $4,000,000,000 to provide R&D and scientific and technological solutions for non-proliferation and counter-proliferation of WMD.

A-Tech Corp. received $60,000,000 to help Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Spacecraft Technology Division in developing and integrating new technologies and innovative operational concepts.

BAE Systems received $16,472,873 for Common IFF hardware (including transponders, remote controls, mounts, power units, displays, and repairs) for the U.S. Army ($7,938,757; 48.2 percent); U.S. Navy ($6,682,819; 40.6 percent); South Korea ($820,525; 5 percent); Taiwan ($781,676; 4.7 percent); and the UAE ($249,096; 1.5 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 302-1.

Battelle Memorial Institute; Booz Allen Hamilton; Exelis Inc.; Northrop Grumman; Wintec Arrowmaker; SAIC; and Technical and Project Engineering received $80,000,000 to support the Army Research Laboratory’s increased unique mission cell requirements.

Boeing received $12,322,017 for satellite operations, maintenance, and anomaly resolution of the Space Based Space Surveillance (SBSS) Block 10 System. Boeing received $56,867,404 for on-orbit support, factory reach-back, maintenance, and storage. 

Booz Allen Hamilton received $49,916,668 to analyze, assess, study, and conduct operational exercises of ISR technologies and systems.

Circle City Telcom received $7,870,392 to complete installing and testing upgrades to Ft. Rucker’s IT infrastructure.

Diversitech Inc. received $7,499,501 for maintenance/repair on 7,352 pieces of equipment that support the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Air Force Research Laboratory, National Air & Space Intelligence Center (NASIC), and others. Northrop Grumman received $8,424,108 to help NASIC enhance and operate current infrastructure and to modernize NASIC’s Automated Virtual Information Production Support System.

EADS received $33,217,089 for six UH72A Lakota aircraft and six airborne communication 231 radios.

Encompass Digital Media received $10,915,918 for a DVIDS operations hub, which will transmit/receive video, data, and audio from DVIDS worldwide satellite transmitters and maintain up/downlink service to all portable SATCOM terminals accessing the DVIDS network. 

Exelis Inc. received $10,000,000 to support 120 operationally deployed systems and to continue basic development to address operational gaps in Information Support Server Environment Cross-Domain Sharing capabilities. Exelis Inc. received $10,931,575 for receiver transmitter and wiring harnesses spare parts. This is a sole-source acquisition.

Forward Slope ($28,651,472); Geocent ($22,109,107); G2 Software Systems ($23,420,492); Harmonia Holdings Group ($26,674,385); ISPA Technology ($24,017,291); and Moebius ($24,594,747) will support Space and Naval Warfare Systems (SPAWAR) Center Pacific C2 technologies and capabilities with science and technology research, systems engineering, architecture, design, development, integration, test, experimentation, implementation and support of C2 net-centric operations.

General Dynamics received $7,459,516 for security upgrades on Joint Execution and Tasking Systems for Space.

Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) received $10,231,549 for ruggedized hardware designed to withstand shipboard environments. This was non-competitive, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

Jacobs Technology received $11,341,989 for IT, management and assurance; software development; engineering and architectural compliance; and server support services.

Lockheed Martin received $103,865,047 for 36 electronic Consolidated Automated Support System (eCASS) LRIP units, including: radio frequency systems (36); self-maintenance and test calibration operational test program sets (10); calibration equipment (10); shore installation kits (36); ship installation kits (4); test program set development environment suites (5) and installations (18).

Lockheed Martin received $200,700,415 for GPS III space vehicles 05 and 06. Lockheed Martin received $116,069,077 for Space Vehicle 4 (SV4) launch operations.

Lockheed Martin received $47,347,121 to support mission operations for NORAD Cheyenne Mountain Complex/Integrated Tactical Warning/Attack Assessment in support of air/missile/space defense.

Mythics, Inc. received $19,770,292 for new products and support for Oracle. Oracle received $7,043,216 for Oracle PeopleSoft licenses and maintenance services.

Northrop Grumman received $65,288,028 for continued operations and sustainment of the vehicle and dismount exploitation radar (VADER) currently deployed in Afghanistan. Northrop Grumman received $10,500,000 for ground/air task-oriented radar (G/ATOR) engineering and manufacturing development; for associated engineering support services; and cost increases.

Northrop Grumman received $7,603,043 for modernization efforts of the JWARN product baseline; to improve functionality; to develop new capabilities for joint automated CBRNE warning and reporting.

Northrop Grumman received $7,784,925 to manufacture and deliver computers to the Navy. This contract is a sole source acquisition.

NOVA Corp. received $6,942,234 to provide IT support for the Office of Secretary of Defense (OSD).

Raytheon received $12,921,937 for cooperative engagement capability (CEC) for the AN/USG-2B Shipboard System and three planar array antenna assembly (PAAA) systems.

Raytheon received $172,680,000 for AN/TPY-2 #12 and associated spares.

Raytheon received $8,595,748 to assure implementation of M-Code Capabilities across OCX Block 1 and 2. Work will be performed at Aurora, CO.

Raytheon received $8,977,748 for common sensor payload (CSP) AN/AAS-53 high definition retrofits, which provide a day/night imaging and laser designator for ISR, and target acquisition/designation.

Raytheon received $97,850,000 to design, test, and deliver the Electronic Warfare Planning and Management Tool. 

Reema Consulting Services received $9,900,000 to support “program management soldier weapons” at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ through senior/junior operations; computer graphics; PA; technical editor; and IT.

SEDNA Digital Solutions received $11,797,558 for engineering and technical services for High Fidelity Simulation/Simulation and Common Processing System software development.

Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) received $11,151,506 to develop, test, integrate, and demonstrate System Manager and Link Manager Reference applications for the Telemetry Network System (TmNS) in support of the Major Range and Test Facility Base (MRTFB) Integrated Network Enhancement Telemetry Program Office. This contract was non-competitive, per FAR 6.302-1.

STG, Inc. received $16,989,443 for non-personal IT services and support to the 2nd Signal Center at Ft. Huachuca. One bid was solicited with one received.

SURVICE Engineering received $42,147,274 to collect, analyze, synthesize/process, and disseminate scientific/technical information for the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC).

The Aerospace Corp. received $24,000,000 for space systems engineering and integration.

United Launch Services received $530,794,720 for launch vehicle support of: Air Force Atlas V 501, Atlas V 511, Delta IV 4,2, Delta IV 5,4, and an NRO Delta IV Heavy. Work will be performed at Centennial, CO, Vandenberg AFB and Cape Canaveral. This is a sole source acquisition.

Verizon (MCI Communications Services) received $11,071,650 for Defense Research & Engineering Network II telecomm services for the High Performance Computing Modernization program (HPCMP).


A&D GC received $9,650,000 for design and construction of the Project Entry Control Gate 5 at Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD), San Diego.

Alvarez & Marsal Real Estate Advisory Services received $88,000,000 for long-term post-closing management services in support of privatization of military housing, leasing, and sundry tasks related to Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) and other programs.

CDM Federal Programs received $9,500,000 to work with Kansas City District of the Corps of Engineers.

Creative Times Day School received $6,781,000 for an addition and alteration to an F-35 hanger at Hill AFB, UT.

Dills Architects, P.C.; KZF Design and CEMS Engineering Inc. received a total $10,000,000 to design and construct an elementary and secondary school area office. J&J Contractors received $31,687,000 for construction of Hanscom Middle School at Hanscom AFB.

Agate Construction received $7,592,200 to help repair the North Jetty at Barnegat Inlet, NJ. American Southwest Electronic received $13,087,038 to work on the West Bank Mississippi River Levee, Atchafalaya Basin Levee District, Pointe Coupee Parish, LA. Burns & McDonnell received $9,500,000 for military/civil works projects primarily within Great Lakes and Ohio River division. Choctaw Transportation; Luhr Bros.; Patton-Tully Marine; and Pine Bluff Sand & Gravel Co. received $48,000,000 for constructing various types of stone navigation structures in the Mississippi river. Dutra Dredging Company received $39,739,000 for dredging the Thimble Shoal Federal Navigation Channel and the Cape Henry Federal Navigation Channel in Newport News, VA. FEDCON JV received $34,536,510 to work on the hurricane storm damage and risk reduction system, Mississippi River Levee, Augusta to Oakville, LA. Luhr Bros. received $7,000,000 for equipment and personnel for dredging the Ohio River, its tributaries and the upper Mississippi River. Nordic Industries received $12,562,131 to construct the oxbow bypass in the Napa River, CA. Wolpert, Inc. received $9,500,000 to help the Army CoE with architectural/engineering projects primarily within the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division boundaries.

DZSP 21 received $85,998,135 for base operation support services (public affairs office; public safety; port operations; ordnance; material management; galley; facilities management; engineering; sustainment, utilities; vehicles; and environmental) at Joint Region Marianas, Guam.

Eagle Crusher Company received $157,500,000 for environmental equipment. 

EMCOR Government Services received $30,755,772 to repair and maintain property, facilities, and assets at Naval Support Activity Washington (NSAW), Naval Support Activity Bethesda (NSAB), Naval Support Activity South Potomac (NSASP), and MCB Quantico.

Exelis Systems Corp. received $11,538,204 for logistic support center base operations at Ft. Rucker.

Forest Products Distributors received $121,882,356 for wood products. Pelican Lumber & Export received $123,232,281 for wood products. S & S Forest Products received $123,223,834 for wood products.

Four Thirteen; Blackhawk Milcon; Altec, Inc.; PentaCon; American Contractor & Technology; Abba Construction; Jireh Group; and LeeTex Construction received $96,000,000 for construction, repair, and rehab of property at Red River Army Depot, TX.

IAP World Services received $12,598,143 for base operating support (general management and admin; facilities investment; waste management; pool maintenance; utilities operation; and environmental) at NAS Patuxent River and Point Lookout, MD.

J. Torres Company received $7,396,934 for solid waste, recycling, and landfill services at Edwards AFB.

JCON Group; Orocon/Carother JV; Mitchell Industrial Contractors; Brasfield & Gorrie; PentaCon; TMG Services; and Leebcor Services received $95,000,000 for construction projects located primarily within the NAVFAC Southeast.

Komada LLC received $15,000,000 for simplified acquisition of base engineering requests (SABER) to provide construction at Beale AFB. This is a single source award.

KPMG LLP received $12,834,740 for all necessary management services, personnel and documentation required for DLA audit readiness review.

Nova Group/Underground Construction JV received $52,364,400 for building a new fuel pipeline and upgrading an existing pipeline from Sasa Valley Fuel Farm to Andersen AFB, Guam.

S. S. Dannaway & Associates received $10,000,000 for architect-engineer services for fire protection at various NAVFAC Pacific locations.

Structural Assoc. Inc. (SAI) received $11,163,100 for soldier specialty care clinic at Ft. Drum.

Sundt Construction received $32,787,350 to repair a runway at Minot AFB.

T. B. Penick & Sons received $18,702,988 to renovate the medical clinic at MCAGCC, Twentynine Palms.

Trax International Corp. received $8,647,158 for test services supporting the Yuma Proving Ground, AZ.

Turner Construction received $41,407,500 to build a health clinic around North Severn, Naval Academy.

Watts Contrack JV received $57,084,144 to construct a hangar and aircraft staging area to support one MV-22 squadron (12 aircraft) in Kaneohe Bay, HI.


Alon USA ($159,634,730); Calumet Shreveport Fuels ($189,694,644); Epic Aviation ($9,011,683); Equilon Enterprises ($1,359,019,230 and $281,774,306); ExxonMobil ($872,570,007); Hunt Refining Co. ($65,314,925); Husky Marketing & Supply ($194,906,385); Irving Oil Terminals ($42,164,940); Mercury Air Centers ($13,496,963); Petromax LLC ($154,116,245); Phillips 66 Co. ($292,016,625); Placid Refining Company ($320,296,759); Signature Flight Support Corp. ($14,649,857); Tesoro Refining & Marketing Co. ($89,568,843); Valero Marketing & Supply ($769,729,995); Wynnewood Energy Co. ($179,238,610); and Wyoming Refining Company ($59,814,800) will provide fuel to DOD.

Dayton Power & Light (DPL) received $26,102,136 for electrical services at Wright-Patterson AFB.

DL Management Services JV received $11,381,864 for aircraft refueling services. 

Heil Trailer International received $10,554,880 for 76 Flatrack refueling capability (FRC) units.

The Oilgear Co. received $16,000,000 for meter assembly skids and fuel.  

TXU Energy Retail received $24,753,778 for electricity and ancillary services at NASA.


Brothers Produce received $21,474,000 for fresh fruit and vegetables. Seashore Fruit & Produce received $49,500,000 for fresh fruit & vegetables.

Essence Bottling received $100,000,000 for bottled water.

Jianas Brothers Packaging received $14,143,534 for beverage base components used in MREs.

Pacific Unlimited received $262,500,000 to provide food to U.S. forces in Guam.


Alaska Airlines; Atlas Air; Federal Express; Kalitta Air; Miami Air International; National Air Cargo Group; Northern Air Cargo; Omni Air International; UPS; U.S. Airways; and World Airways Inc. received a total $146,635,339 for international cargo transportation.

CASS Holdings received $34,000,000 to refurbish the F71, F72, F73, and F78 AM2 matting packages in support of the Expeditionary Airfield Program. 

Cottonwood Inc. received $15,000,000 for vehicle cargo tie downs. This is a sole-source acquisition.

Defense Support Services (DS2) received $24,903,892 for instructional support services to conduct basic and advanced courses on the Navy's Cargo Offload and Discharge System (COLDS).

Hornbeck Offshore Services received $8,080,209 to charter the offshore supply vessel, HOS Dominator.

Maersk Line Ltd. received $14,223,440 to charter one Ice-class certified, double-hulled tanker. 

Matson Navigation ($27,292,829); Totem Ocean Trailer Express ($15,421,735); and Sea Star Line ($7,342,931) will provide ocean and intermodal distribution services.

Solution Dynamics and Atlantic Diving Supply received $633,000,000 for commercial type material handling equipment. Atlantic Diving Supply received $84,063,089 for various commercial fasteners.

Textainer Equipment Management received $15,952,358 for the program management, leasing, transportation and repair of intermodal equipment.  


AMO Sales & Services received $27,888,242 for medical equipment and maintenance. C.R. Bard received $46,261,496 for material availability and to provide medical surge, resupply, and sustainment material. 

Carestream Health received $70,228,104 for radiology systems, subsystems, and components. TeraRecon, Inc. received $30,000,000 for radiology systems, subsystems, accessories, service, manuals and repair parts.

Computer Sciences Corp. received $11,420,438 for U.S. Army Reserve specialty medical training, equipment and site maintenance, administrative support and all training for combat support hospitals.

Dixon Shane (doing business as R&S Northeast) received $18,360,764 for pharmaceutical products. 

Janssen Pharmaceuticals received $41,402,283 for pharmaceutical products. MWI Veterinary Supply received $43,422,331 for veterinary pharmaceutical products. 

Meridian Medical Technologies received $123,191,610 for nerve agent antidotes in auto-injectors and maintenance/readiness services. Physio-Control Inc. received $46,011,356 for defibrillators, related components, and accessories. Thomas Scientific received $9,600,000 for laboratory supplies and wares. 

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*Final notes: DOD annotates some contracts with the following stamps: Small Business; Small Business in HUBZone; Small Disadvantaged Business; Woman Owned Small Business; Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business; and Small Disadvantaged Woman Owned Business.

Any clerical errors are the editor’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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