BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for March 2014

DOD spent $34,742,395,713+ on 244 individual contracts in March 2014

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.

The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $34,742,395,713 on 244 individual contracts during March 2014.


CACI Inc. received $27,114,681 “for logistics and engineering services performed at contingency locations.” One bid was solicited, one bid received. Army INSCOM at Ft. Belvoir is the contracting activity.

CH2M Hill Inc. received $7,333,250 for Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act Munitions Response sites investigations, Title II services, program support services, and community relations at the Vieques, Puerto Rico, Naval Training Range & Naval Ammunition Support Detachment.

D&S Consultants Inc. received $8,734,140 for IT operations and maintenance support for USSOUTHCOM Joint Task Force-Guántanamo Bay, Cuba.

General Dynamics received $12,414,345 to provide the 160th Signal Brigade and subordinate units with staff support in the areas of admin, operations and logistics support within the USCENTCOM area of responsibility. Work will be performed in Kuwait, Afghanistan and Qatar.

Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc. received $13,122,763 to support the U.S. Marine Corps, Afghanistan Retrograde and Redeployment Operations/Maintenance/Preservation Packaging and Packing Support. Work will be performed in Afghanistan.

Laughin, Marinaccio & Owens Inc. received $20,769,673 for Air National Guard recruiting and retention programs. This is a sole-source acquisition.

NAVMAR Applied Sciences Corp. (NASC) received $10,168,177 for engineering, integration, system maintenance/repair services, and training for the continued development of advanced sensors and systems in support of naval aviation missions of USSOCOM.

Tactical & Survival Specialties Inc.; W.S. Darley & Co.; ADS Inc.; Federal Resources Supply Co.; Source One Distributors Inc.; and H Squared Inc. received $10,000,000,000 to support special operational equipment tailored logistics support programs.

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

Beechcraft Corp. received $24,500,000 to provide Iraq with King Air 350 aircraft maintenance training. Work will occur at New Al-Muthana Airbase in Iraq and Wichita, KS. This is a sole-source acquisition. BH Defense LLC received $12,150,976 to ensure the continued development of Iraq’s defense forces through the education and development of its senior leadership at Iraq’s International Academy. This is in addition to the original contract: W91247-13-C-0015 from March 2013. Lockheed Martin received $24,000,000 to provide Iraq’s Air Force with training and technology transfer (in accordance with security assistance agreements and or security cooperation programs) as necessary for C-130J maintenance training requirements. Work will be at New Al-Muthana Air Base, Iraq (also known as Baghdad International Airport Complex).

Boeing received $10,814,354 for trade studies and analysis for the Japan AWACS mission computing upgrade DMS 3.X requirements planning and hardware procurement to procure end of life hardware. Lockheed Martin received $50,737,476 to support the development of Japan’s F-35A CTOL Air System, which is comprised of the Air Vehicle and the Autonomic Logistics Global Sustainment System. This was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. Lockheed Martin received $65,280,712 for the development of a Common F-35A CTOL Air System comprised of the Air Vehicle and the Autonomic Logistics Global Sustainment System for Japan ($32,640,356; 50 percent) and Israel ($32,640,356; 50 percent).

EADS-N.A. received $34,018,858 to provide Thailand six Lakota helicopters with the environmental control unit, mission equipment package and airborne radio communication (ARC-231) radios.

Exelis Inc. received $75,281,878 to provide Turkey with twenty-one ALQ-211(V)-9 Advanced Integrated Defensive Electronic Warfare System (AIDEWS) pods. Exelis will also provide support services and spares, equipment, and countermeasures dispensing system integration for Turkey’s F-16D Block 50 program.

L-3 Communications received $38,000,000 to provide Australia with C-27J spare parts. Lockheed Martin received $13,065,996 to provide Australia with 19 radar receiver processors for MH-60R helicopters. This was non-competitively acquired per FAR 6.302.1.

Lockheed Martin received $6,882,489 develop and provide Egypt with 20 advanced countermeasure electronics system-system integrity (ACES SI) retrofit kits, modify 24 radar warning receivers and procure three electronic warfare memory loader verifiers for F-16C/D (16 C’s and 4 D’s) Block 52 aircraft.

Lockheed Martin received $610,892,663 to provide Kuwait with PATRIOT advanced capability production, which includes 92 one-pack missiles, 50 launcher modification kits and associated ground equipment, tooling, and spares. This is in addition to the original contract: W31P4Q-14-C-0034 from December 2013. Aviation Training Consulting LLC received $24,988,000 for providing Kuwait instructional services in support of the KC-130J, including instruction on operating KC-130J simulators and aircraft. This was not competitively procured, per FAR 6.302-4.

Lockheed Martin received $7,696,166 for non-recurring sustainment activities on the F-35 for the UK, to include site activation planning efforts for RAF Marham. A portion of this contract was paid for with International Partner Funds.

Lockheed Martin received $8,500,000 to provide Norway long lead-time efforts to incorporate a drag chute in the JSF’s CTOL air systems.

Longbow LLC (a joint effort between Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman) received $25,504,554 to provide Saudi Arabia’s Land Forces Aviation Command with spares, ground support equipment, integrated logistics and management.

Northrop Grumman received $12,400,000 though the Building Partnership Capacity programs to provide Romania (71.4 percent) and Lithuania (28.6 percent) with special operations forces laser aiming marker (SOFLAM), ground laser target designator (GLTD), provision item order spares and repairs. This was not competitively procured per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) as implemented by FAR 6.302-1.

Raytheon received $7,287,470 to provide the UAE with technical assistance to their Hawk Missile System program.

Raytheon received $8,254,244 to repair and return PATRIOT missile parts to Holland, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, and the UAE.

Textron received $22,466,146 to provide Afghanistan’s Armed Forces with an additional 10 months of field service representatives, which includes de-processing the Mobile Strike Force vehicles (MSFV) and training.

United Technologies Corp. received $10,242,104 for components and materials associated with the LRIP Lot VIII of eight F135 (CTOL) propulsion systems for Japan (6 engines for $7,681,578; 75 percent) and Israel (2 engines for $2,560,526; 25 percent).


AAI Corp. received $38,523,230 for five tactical common data link retrofit kits and mobile maintenance facility spares for the Shadow. L-3 Communications received $16,458,470 to support phase 2 of the DARPA mobile hotspots program, which is expected to deliver radio and router pods for mounting on the Shadow with all mobile hotspots subsystems wholly contained within the pods.

Arête Associates received $10,228,983 for Coastal Battlefield Reconnaissance and Analysis (COBRA) Program Systems Support for the AN/DVS-1 COBRA Block 1 System and support equipment. This was not competitively procured, per FAR 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii).

General Atomics received $10,523,125 for five remote ground data terminals, five local ground data terminals, and initial related spares for the Gray Eagle.

General Atomics received $57,528,900 “for tasks necessary to fabricate, deliver and/or provide hardware, software, and documentation to support the tasks necessary to upgrade and modify the remote split operations (RSO) network to support internet protocols data standards. This is for the procurement of 234 Ground Control Station kits, seven containerized dual control segment kits, 25 Squadron Operations Center (SOC) low density kits, five Creech SOC low density kits, six Creech SOC high density kits, 24 relay kits, 71 relay circuit to packet kits, three Creech wide-area network kits, one Cannon WAN kit, 26 WAN LD kits, two Cannon SOC kits, 17 relay rack kits, ten network management kits, and related spares and support equipment. This is a sole-source acquisition.”

Insitu Inc. received $8,355,422 for hardware and services required to operate, maintain, and support previously procured RQ-21A EOC UAS “in support of overseas contingency operations.” Hardware and services include parts and in-theatre field service representatives.

Northrop Grumman received $20,236,014 for logistic services on the Hunter in Sierra Vista, AZ.


BAE Systems received $21,080,510 for FY2014 MK 41 Vertical Launching System canister production requirements. BAE will provide sixty-six MK 14 MOD 2 canisters, sixty-six MK14 MOD 2 GFE upgrades, and fifty-two MK 21 MOD 2 canisters, with associated coding plug assemblies, explosive bolts, and impulse cartridge assemblies in support of MK 41 VLS canister production requirements. 

BAE Systems received $37,443,252 for 1,372 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon Systems (APKWS) II WGU-59/B Guidance Section, the Navy shipping and storage container; and supporting programmatic documentation for the APKWS II WGU-59/B Guidance Sections. Some overseas contingency operations funds were spent on this contract. This was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1.

Kaman Precision Products Inc. received $41,634,163 for Lot 11 production of Joint Programmable Fuze (JPF) systems. 9.209% of this purchase is paid for with FY2014 overseas contingency operations funds.

Northrop Grumman (at Hill AFB) received $13,719,542 for engineering services on ICBMs. Textron received $17,175,606 for up to 21 ICBM Flight MK 12A Mod 5F midsections.

Northrop Grumman received $750,000,000 for predominantly R&D, test and evaluation services for the development of the Ballistic Missile Defense System’s Command, Control, Battle Management, and Communications; the support infrastructure including all IT; facilities; ground and flight test; warfighter wargames and exercises; modeling and simulation; several operational cells including the Ballistic Missile Defense Network Operations & Security Center, the Joint Functional Command Component for Integrated Missile Defense, and the 100th Missile Defense Brigade (100th MDB).

Raytheon received $350,178,300 to increase the quantity of Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB missile material and all-up round build-up (procured on 9 Jan 2014) from eight to forty-four.

Raytheon received $6,880,715 for circuit card assemblies and electronic components. This is a sole-source acquisition. Raytheon received $7,420,000 for system electronic units. This is a sole-source acquisition.

Raytheon received $7,631,396 for production cut-in of an Advanced Range Telemetry (ARTM) transmitter into the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM). This facilitates cut-in of ARTM into future production; including updates to all test equipment and technical documentation, test/safety approval, as well as depot repair infrastructure updates.

Raytheon received $8,908,069 for implementation, certification and integration of a replacement Input/Output (I/O) Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) into the current Satellite Data Link Transceiver (SDLT) production due to obsolescence of the Field Programmable Gate Array. This includes I/O CCA-level and SDLT assembly level integration and qualification to verify that a SDLT updated with a replaced I/O CCA meets all requirements. The SDLT is used for data communications between missile and missile/strike controller via satellite. 

Sierra Nevada Corp. received $14,022,709 for logistics support of the precision strike package on the AC-130W Stinger II Program at Cannon AFB. This is a sole-source acquisition.

Torch Technologies, Inc. received $70,997,405 for missile element simulation which will enhance and maintain the current suite of missile modeling simulation, hardware-in-the-loop and prototype development facilities.


Lockheed Martin received $8,138,640 to support of the critical modernization programs currently in process for the Aegis Weapon Systems (AWS) as well as logistics and sustainment support for the in-service Aegis ship fleet in order to prevent delays in the delivery of the AWS upgrades and schedule and operational impacts to the effected ship availabilities. Lockheed Martin received $13,697,367 to exercise contract options and incrementally fund the Aegis Platform Systems Engineering Agent (PSEA) activities and Aegis Modernization Advanced Capability Build (ACB) engineering. PSEA manages the in-service combat systems configurations as well as the integration of new or upgraded capability into CG 57 ships and DDG 51 ships. Lockheed Martin received $20,112,266 for material, equipment, and supplies to conduct the technical engineering to define, develop, integrate and test Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense 5.0 capability upgrade baseline for Navy Destroyers.

Lockheed Martin received $8,058,225 to provide test support at the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Test Complex at the Pacific Missile Range Facility (PMRF), Kekaha, Hawaii. Lockheed Martin received $93,049,896 for production of Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System (AAMDS) in Poland and to provide multi-year procurement funding for Aegis Weapon System (AWS) MK 7 equipment sets. Raytheon received $45,057,874 for one AN/SPY-1D(V) Transmitter Group and select Missile Fire Control System MK 99 to support Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System in Poland.


Boeing received $30,673,934 to support DARPA’s Airborne Launch Assist Space Access (ALASA) program.

InDyne Inc. received $30,805,507 for the operations and maintenance support services, training, command, control, communications, information and computer systems services, testing, modification and installation of communications, electronic, and security systems at launch facilities, launch control centers and test facilities for the 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg AFB.

Leidos Inc. received $7,850,000 for GPS Directorate Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) Bridge 4.0 which provides for SE&I support services to the GPS Directorate at Los Angeles AFB. This is a sole-source acquisition. Lockheed Martin received $245,778,905 for additional GPS III Space Vehicles 07 and 08.

ManTech SRS, Technologies, Inc. received $15,515,683 for systems engineering, product assurance, program safety, systems security, risk management, and launch integration management for the Launch & Range Systems Directorate at Los Angeles AFB.

Raytheon received $33,680,614 for the hypertemporal imaging space experiment payload. The primary objective of the hypertemporal imaging space experiment payload effort is to design, fabricate, test, and deliver a space-flight ready instrument capable of conducting hypertemporal imaging from a geosynchronous earth orbit. Detachment 8 of the AFRL at Kirtland AFB is the contracting activity.


ASI Government, Inc.; Engility Corporation; Logistics Management Institute; Sysorex Government Services, Inc.; Suntiva, LLC; and Zantech IT Services, Inc received a total $461,000,000 for program management support services for the Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems (PEO EIS) headquarters, directorates, project/product offices and related organizations. This provides the full range of program management support in the functional areas of project/product management; business process reengineering; information systems security; contingency planning; and physical security.

CACI Inc. received $42,382,869; Honeywell received $43,196,813; and SERCO received $46,041,918 to provide life cycle sustainment, integration, acquisition and technical support for anti-terrorism/force protection Naval Electronic Surveillance Systems to DOD agencies and other government activities as required. CACI, Honeywell, and SERCO will compete for specific task orders during the ordering period.

Client Solutions Architect received $21,670,069 and Indus Technology Inc. received $21,797,616 to support the Space & Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) Radio Frequency and Network Systems Support Division to provide satellite communications, radio frequency and navigation systems support services. Kratos Technology & Training Solutions Inc. received $35,211,430; Mantech Systems Engineering Corp. received $33,607,344; SAIC received $35,265,817 and Salient Federal Solutions received $34,647,083 to support SSC Pacific Training Development & Support Center to provide training for a range of program offices.

Computer Systems Center Inc. received $12,000,000 to develop and field C2ISR and targeting systems for Deployable Tactical Operations Center Components. This was not competitively procured per FAR 6.302-1.

Defense Engineering Inc. received $12,313,615 for enterprise data storage services for the U.S. Information Technology Agency (ITA) Storage Services Branch.

DLT Solutions, LLC received $45,973,106 for software maintenance and support for perpetual enterprise Oracle software licenses used throughout USAF and the USTRANSCOM.

DRS Technical Services Inc. received $30,271,266 to operate control and maintain satellite communications between the continental U.S. and worldwide. It will also provide helpdesk and field operations support.

Engility Corp. received $36,550,954 for systems engineering and technical services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s (NAWCAD) Software Engineering and Acquisition Management Division. This includes systems integration and software development, platform simulation, integration and laboratory engineering, and software engineering. These services support the U.S. Navy ($32,895,854; 90 percent); Australia ($365,510; 1 percent); Brazil ($365,510; 1 percent); Canada ($365,510; 1 percent); Denmark ($365,510; 1 percent); Germany ($365,510; 1 percent); Japan ($365,510; 1 percent); Norway ($365,510; 1 percent); Pakistan ($365,510; 1 percent); South Korea ($365,510; 1 percent); and Thailand ($365,510; 1 percent). This was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. 

General Electric received $72,955,840 for digital imaging network-picture archive communication system.

L-3 received $9,673,703 for tier 1 service desk support in the National Capital Region.

Leidos, Inc. received $9,791,760 for IT support for the maintenance of existing Army Enterprise Equipping System systems.

Mikel, Inc. received $6,689,497 for engineering and technical services for combat systems of the future. This was not competitively procured, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(5) as authorized by 15 U.S.C. 638 (r), Aid to Small Business.

NetCentrics Corp. received $33,042,835 for IT operations front office support for the Office of the SECDEF (OSD), Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), WHS-supported organizations, Pentagon Force Protection Agency, Office of General Counsel, the Defense Legal Services Agency and the Central Adjudication facility, and the Office of Military Commissions. 

SAIC received $40,000,000 for four months of maintenance, repair, and operations in New Jersey.

The Centech Group Inc.; Epsilon Systems Solutions; Smartronix Inc.; SMS Data Products Group Inc.; Indus Corp.; Technica Corp.; Telos Corp.; Sumaria Systems Inc.; BTAS Inc.; American Systems Corp.; STG, Inc.; and MicroTechnologies LLC received a cumulative $5,790,000,000 for Network-Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) network operations and infrastructure solutions. These corporations will support network operations, core enterprise services and infrastructure development and operations, includes network management/defense, services oriented architecture infrastructure, enterprise level security/management and implementation/operations, telephony infrastructure and services.


Bell-Boeing JPO received $76,100,722 to manufacture and deliver one CV-22. Rolls-Royce received $39,599,668 for 26,495 V-22 flight hours and 26 low power MV-22 repairs under the Mission Care™ contract.

Boeing received $1,156,446,681 for full rate production of the AH-64E helicopter, seventy-two remanufactured helicopter systems and ten new helicopter systems. Boeing will also refresh five crew trainers, refurbish one crew trainer, and provide integrated logistics support, ground support equipment, initial spares, and engineering studies.

Boeing received $15,800,000 for the design, development, construction and test of a CH-47F Block II Lightweight Fuel System as part of the Airframe Component Improvement Program.

Canadian Commercial Corp. received $16,394,215 to repair four items required to support the P-3 aircraft. Work will be performed at Ft. Lauderdale (80 percent) and Ontario, Canada (20 percent). This was a non-competitive requirement in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). Viasat Inc. received $6,707,025 for spares, repairs and satellite support for the ArcLight Mobile Satellite Communication System in support of special projects aircraft and the EP-3. The ArcLight Mobile Satellite Communication System is a high frequency data link for airborne applications that provides a means to transmit data between aircraft, command posts and other military organizations that have access to the system. This was not competitively procured, per FAR 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii).

Concurrent Technologies Corp. received $15,338,026 for engineering to help the continued modification of the carriage, stream, tow and recovery system, incorporating airborne countermeasures capabilities on MH-60S helicopters. This was not competitively procured, per FAR 6.302.

Cubic Defense Applications Inc. received $6,883,316 for P5 Combat Training System (P5CTS) Depot follow-on CLS. The P5CTS consists of the airborne subsystem, or "pod" and the ground subsystem. The contract is for CLS for the procurement of supply chain/inventory management spares replenishment; repair and overhaul; demilitarization and disposal; systems/sustaining engineering and system integration. The location of performance is San Diego, CA, for the ground subsystem and Ft. Walton Beach for the airborne subsystem. This is a sole-source acquisition.

Exelis Inc. received $91,701,414 for the manufacture and delivery of 42 AN/ALQ-214(V)4 on-board jammer (OBJ) systems for the F/A-18C/D/E/F aircraft against RF guided surface-to-air and air-to-air threats (missiles). Raytheon received $23,651,848 for the procurement of 63 ECP-6279 retrofit kits in support of F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G. Boeing received $9,650,433 for major structural repair and maintenance equipment for the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G.

General Electric received $79,737,730 to repair twenty T64 engine (for CH53D/E and MH53E) components, along with manufacturing, engineering, and technical support to the Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE), Cherry Point, N.C., with a goal of improving monthly output.

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. received $102,062,349 for logistics support to DOD’s Gulfstream fleet (C-20 and C-37).

L-3 Communications received $58,488,748 to provide logistics services and materials for organizational, intermediate, and depot level maintenance required to support T-45TS aircraft based at NAS Meridian; NAS Kingsville and NAS Pensacola. This includes support and maintenance of the T-45 aircraft at all operational sites, outlying fields, and various detachments. This was not competitively procured, per FAR 6.302-1. Rolls-Royce received $106,999,970 to provide intermediate, depot level maintenance and related logistics support for approximately 223 in-service T-45 F405-RR-401 Adour engines. This was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1.

Lockheed Martin received $10,630,597 to repair 13 items in support of the Multi-Mode Radar System, and the Electronic Measurement System for the H-60R Helicopter. This was not competitively procured, per 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1).

Lockheed Martin received $16,237,711 for specialized test equipment and associated technical data packages and adapters required to perform testing of line replacement modules for the E-2D AN/APY-9 radar. This was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1.

Lockheed Martin received $8,053,848 for radar data processors. This is a sole-source acquisition.

Lockheed Martin received $84,289,101 for the C-5 Core Mission Computer/Color Weather Radar Engineering, Manufacturing and Development Program. This is a sole-source acquisition. General Electric received $24,902,353 to repair F138 (for the C-5) engines in Ohio. This is a sole-source acquisition.

Matrix Research Inc. received $45,085,000 for development and demonstration of supportable and manufacturable low observable (LO) technologies for the AFRL/RQK, Wright-Patterson AFB.

Raytheon received $12,814,344 for 16 turret units and eight electronics units for the Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems (MTS) for MH-60 aircraft. This was not competitively procured, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) as implemented by FAR 6.302-1. Raytheon received $10,072,556 for 10 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems (MTS) for HC/MC-130J aircraft. This was not competitively procured, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) as implemented by FAR 6.302-1. Raytheon received $17,707,050 for 19 Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems for MH-60R/S helicopters.

Raytheon received $8,970,000 for aircraft circuit card assemblies. This is a sole-source acquisition.

Rockwell Collins Inc. received $8,292,793 for AN/ARC-210(V) electronic radios and ancillary equipment for a variety of aircraft. Equipment includes 57 control radio sets, 57 high power amplifiers, 57 low noise amplifier diplexers and 62 receiver transmitters.

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. received $21,624,392 for “special progressive aircraft rework” on one VH-3D and two VH-60N presidential helicopters, including two months of field level support. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. received $14,947,975 for cabin redesign to reduce the total gross weight allowing for greater lift capability of the VH-3D In-Service Presidential Helicopter.

Textron received $12,281,805 for the hardware and software upgrades in support of the H-1 Upgrade Program. Services include design, development, studies, and implementation of upgrades to software and ancillary hardware and/or improved functionality and obsolescence management of the H-1. Textron received $11,413,510 to provide systems engineering and program management for the production and delivery of AH-1Z and UH-1Y aircraft. Textron received $59,703,818 for long-lead items to manufacture/delivery 15 Lot 12 UH-1Y aircraft and 11 Lot 12 AH-1Z aircraft.

TFAB Ground Systems LLC received $76,812,703 for engine diagnostic systems to ensure readiness of Chinook and Blackhawk engines.

Triumph Gear Systems received $19,991,773 for aircraft parts and support. This is a sole-source acquisition.


Lockheed Martin received $52,141,562 to execute phase 3 of the Joint Strike Fighter Autonomics Logistics Information System (ALIS) Standard Operating Unit Version 2 (SOUv2) capability development effort, which includes integration of SOUv2 with the ALIS sustainment system and the F-35 air system.

Lockheed Martin received $118,875,655 to repair and replenish Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) assets (which include spare parts, training devices, support equipment and Autonomic Logistics Information System equipment) for the U.S. Air Force ($51,980,743; 43.7 percent), Marine Corps ($43,784,064; 36.8 percent), Navy ($15,822,614; 13.3 percent); the UK ($5,741,235; 4.9 percent); and the Netherlands ($1,546,999; 1.3 percent).

Lockheed Martin received $698,032,385 to procure long lead parts, materials and components in support of 57 LRIP Lot IX F-35 aircraft, including: 26 F-35A CTOL; six F-35B STOVL; two F-35C Carrier Variant; six F-35A CTOL aircraft for Norway; one F-35A CTOL for Italy; seven F-35A CTOL for Israel; two CTOL for Japan; six F-35B STOVL for the UK, and one F-35B STOVL for Italy. This was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). 


Austal USA received $683,716,119 to build two littoral combat ships, specifically basic seaframe construction, selected ship systems integration and test, and selected ship systems equipment.

Lockheed Martin received $698,911,656 to build two littoral combat ships, specifically basic seaframe construction, selected ship systems integration and test, and selected ship systems equipment.

Lockheed Martin received $22,235,508 for class service efforts and special studies, analyses and reviews for the LCS program. Lockheed Martin will provide engineering and design services as well as affordability efforts to reduce LCS acquisition and lifecycle costs.

Raytheon received $17,683,352 to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver three Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS) LRIP systems and provide engineering services and support. The AMNS will be deployed from the MH-60 helicopter as part of the LCS mine countermeasures mission module. 


Alion Science & Technology Corp. received $24,000,000 for the procurement of Live Virtual Constructive Modeling and Simulation (LVCMS) Anti-submarine Warfare (ASW) Virtual At Sea Training (VAST). The LVCMS and ASW VAST training systems are networked, personal computer-based, deployable trainers designed to support integrated and coordinated ASW tactical training, Anti-Access Area Denial and Cyber Warfare using Joint Semi Automated Forces Navy Training Baseline simulation.

BAE Systems received $27,370,048 to provide ship repairs, hull, machinery, electrical, electronics, ship alterations and piping as required.

General Dynamics received $642,583,946 for construction of a DDG 51 class ship. $79,400,000 goes towards advanced procurement for the fiscal 2016-2017 ships. Huntington Ingalls Inc. received $601,990,190 to construct one DDG 51 class ship. $79,400,000 goes towards advanced procurement for fiscal 2016-2017 ships.

Cardno TEC-Leidos LLC received $50,000,000 for range sustainability services for military training range complexes and assets for various locations and environmental planning for National Environmental Policy Act and Executive Order 12114, with the preponderance of work involving Navy training range complexes within the Atlantic Fleet AOR and may also include work on ranges and installations around the world. The work provides services of an interdisciplinary team required to support the Tactical Training Theater Assessment and Planning (TAP) Program. The TAP program is intended to ensure the sustainability of Navy training ranges and operating areas to support global warfighter readiness.

Centurum Information Technology Inc. received $18,158,832 for depot-level repair and restoration support to include fabrication, manufacturing, re-manufacturing, restoration, repair, overhaul, and calibration involving electro-mechanical and mechanical units both ground and airborne, assemblies, subassemblies, and test equipment. This includes worldwide technical support to the fleet, shore facilities, and government agencies.

Communications & Power Industries and L-3 Communications each received $67,715,539 for evaluation, rebuilding and new production of double-duty cross field amplifiers utilized in the AN/SPY-1D(V) Radar System for the U.S. Navy (95 percent), Australia (2 percent), Spain (1 percent), Japan (1 percent) and South Korea (1 percent). This was not competitively procured, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

Detyens Shipyards Inc. received $8,529,497 for regular overhaul and dry-docking of USNS Laramie (T-AO 203). Work includes clean and gas free tanks, voids, and cofferdams; deck non-skid resurfacing; ballast tank preservation, cylinder head and liner overhaul, main engine turbo overhaul, cargo system wire replacement; cargo console mechanical support; auxiliary boiler maintenance and inspection; annual lifeboat certification; house ventilation system cleaning; docking and undocking; propeller system maintenance and hub replacement; overhauling sea valves; and underwater hull cleaning and painting.

FLIR Systems Inc. received $18,191,712 to supply the U.S. Navy with weapon system turret unites. This is a sole-source acquisition.

General Dynamics (Electric Boat) received $57,167,957 USS Minnesota (SSN 783) post shakedown availability (PSA), which includes procuring long lead time material for maintenance, repair, alterations, testing and other work.

General Dynamics received $10,485,397 for multi-purpose processor (MPP) cabinet and the Total Ship Monitoring System (TSMS). This provides funding for development/production of the MPPs and TSMS (TI-14) for the U.S. submarine fleet.

General Dynamics received $128,500,000 to accomplish the detail design and construction of the Mobile Landing Platform 3 (MLP-3) Afloat Forward Staging Base (AFSB).

General Dynamics received $24,374,445 for class services associated with the detail design and construction of DDG 1000 class ships. This work will provide technical and industrial engineering in the interpretation and application of the detail design to support construction and the maintenance of the ship design. 

General Dynamics received $62,574,394 for the USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) fiscal 2014 extended dry-dock phased maintenance availability, which includes depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship's military and technical capabilities.

Huntington Ingalls Inc. received $1,294,817,351 to continue construction preparation efforts and provide the ability to procure additional material and advance construction activities for CVN 79.

Huntington Ingalls Inc. received $8,624,008 for propulsion plant engineering in support of life-cycle management of the systems identified for the CVN 68 class. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with CVN BOA Class J&A 20,883 (E).

Interstate Electronics Corp. received $8,911,790 for a new technology refresh of the C-Band Pulse Doppler Radar (RADAR-C) Transmitter and replacement of the Navy Mobile Instrumentation Ship Communication System in support of Trident II flight tests. This was a sole source acquisition, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).

L-3 received $6,764,229 for the Sea Shore Interface Installation, Highly Accelerated Life Test, and integrated logistics services in support of the Undersea Warfare Training Range, located off the coast of Jacksonville, FL.

Maersk Line, Ltd. received $7,117,355 for the operation and maintenance of five U.S. Navy ocean surveillance ships and two U.S. Navy missile range instrumentation ships, which support the Navy’s surveillance towed array sensor system operations and the U.S. Air Force’s dual band radar monitoring operations.

Systems Application & Technologies Inc. received $15,934,440 to provide the U.S. Navy ($15,456,406, 97 percent), Japan ($318,689, 2 percent), and Australia ($159,345, 1 percent) with maintenance and operations of aerial and seaborne target assets.

Vigor Industrial LLC received $6,875,938 for work on the USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200). Work includes: 72,000-hour main engine maintenance; main engine turbocharger overhaul; port shaft brake overhaul; starboard power take-off clutch/coupling overhaul, deck non-skid preservation; roller door replacement; and gypsy winch overhauls.

Vigor Shipyards Inc. received $30,703,417 for repair and alteration to surface ships, like the USS Momsen (DDG 92), while in dry-dock.


Alliant Techsystems Operations received $19,225,386 and General Dynamics received $20,575,038 for M1002 cartridges for 120mm tank training ammunition.

API LLC (Camuy, Puerto Rico) received $11,716,450 for ACU coats. DeRossi & Son Company Inc. received $13,824,000 for men’s poly/wool, dress blue, Army coats. Pentaq Manufacturing Corp. received $27,244,510 for coats. Short Bark Industries, Inc. received $23,339,900 for ACU coats. Tullahoma Industries, LLC. received $25,482,000 for ACU trousers.

BAE Systems received $6,935,513 for spare parts for self-propelled howitzers and eighteen ammunition carrier tracked vehicles. DRS Tactical Systems Inc. received $12,596,227 for improved platform integration kits for the M777A2 and M119A3 howitzer. One bid was solicited with six received. Ronal Industries Inc. received $7,422,150 for 2,075 fan vaneaxials for the M109 howitzer.

Baum, Romstedt Technology Research Corp. received $9,608,333 to provide operational and field-support services for the MRAP vehicle. Oshkosh Corp. received $47,655,674 for 231 medium tactical vehicles.

BWAY Corp. received $47,207,822 for M2A2 ammunition containers.

Colt Defense LLC and Manroy USA received $54,491,305 for the M4 replacement barrel and front sight assembly (heavy variant) for the M4 Carbine Product Improvement Program. The M4 replacement barrel will be combined with other weapon components to form a single modification work order kit to convert fielded M4 carbines to M4A1 carbines. Colt Defense LLC and FN Manufacturing LLC received $16,321,305 for M4 rifle bolts for the M4 product improvement program.

General Dynamics received $74,655,710 for the development, design, and production of 916 Cougar egress upgrade kits in support of the Program Executive Officer Land Systems, Program Manager, MRAP vehicles. The kit includes upgrades to four existing vehicle systems: front doors; rear doors; rear steps; and exhaust.

IBM Corp. received $8,465,976 for year three of the Army Learning Management System (ALMS), which provides training for soldiers and Army civilians.

ICx Technologies Inc. received $12,316,540 for 12 dismounted reconnaissance sets, kits, and outfits army configuration systems.

Lion Vallen received $45,727,402 for warehousing, distribution, and logistics support to fulfill organizational clothing and individual equipment requirements. Lion-Vallen received $20,609,800 for logistics services to manage, support, and operate the Marine Corps Consolidated Storage Program Individual Issue Facility and Unit Issue Facility warehouse network. Work consists of managing infantry combat clothing equipment, CBRNE equipment, special training allowance pool, soft-walled shelters and camouflage netting, and contractor-owned contractor-operated Asset Visibility Capability system.

Lockheed Martin received $145,921,161 for thirteen AN/TPQ-53 radar systems, along with 13 corresponding sets of on-board spares.

Olin Corp.-Winchester Division received $28,748,479 for .50 caliber and 5.56mm ammunition.

Tactical & Survival Specialties, Inc.; W.S. Darley & Co.; Atlantic Diving Supply, Inc.; and Source One Distributors Inc. received $84,000,000 for tactical, survival, and rescue equipment.

Veyance Technologies Inc. received $10,638,028 to provide track shoe assemblies for the M88 vehicle.


Exelis Inc. received $17,789,717 for continued procurement of post-production maintenance support of Navy crew fixed site systems and procurement and support of the transmitting set, counter measure AN/PLT-4 systems in support of the Joint Service Explosive Ordnance Disposal Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JSEOD CREW) program.

QinetiQ received $6,779,411 for Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) MK2 post-production support. The MTRS MK2 provides EOD technicians with a man transportable capability to remotely perform reconnaissance.

Sierra Nevada Corp. received $43,488,133 to procure and support of transmitting set, countermeasures AN/PLT-5 to support EOD personnel.


Black Construction/MACE International JV received $95,000,000 for construction projects at Diego Garcia. Work includes construction, repair, renovation, demolition and alteration of facilities. Facilities include, but are not limited to: aviation and aircraft, marine, barracks and personnel housing, administrative, warehouse and supply, training, personnel support and service, security level and abasement and handling of hazardous/regulated material, etc.

Guam MACC Builders JV received $45,450,600 for design and construction of a high bay maintenance hangar to support forward operations and maintenance functions for the MQ-4C platform at Andersen AFB, Guam. Bulltrack-Watts JV received $13,349,723 for the design and construction of a dehumidified supply storage facility at Polaris Point, Naval Base, Guam. The warehouse shall also include support areas for office spaces, rest rooms and utility rooms. Work will provide paved driveways around the warehouse, new parking spaces and bicycle racks, and a stormwater collection/management system.

Admiral Metals Servicenter Inc. received $47,801,294 for steel alloy, stainless steel, bar, sheet, and plate materials. Charleston Aluminum LLC received $35,363,758 for carbon steel bar, sheet, and plate materials. I Solutions Direct Inc. received $46,641,107 and $68,724,679 for carbon steel bar, sheet, and plate materials. TW Metals received $43,478,335 for carbon steel bar and plate materials.

Atlantic Diving Supply received $776,000,000 for commercial type construction equipment.

Bilbro Construction Co., Inc. received $11,009,552 to design and construct a tracked vehicle maintenance cover at Twentynine Palms for the 1st Tank Battalion.

Boro Developers Inc. received $11,894,900 to build a dining facility at Ft. Dix.

CTS Cement Manufacturing Corp. received $13,701,394 for rigid concrete repair in California.

Hensel Phelps Construction received $245,125,000 for constructing a Joint Operations Center at Ft. Meade.

Holland & Holland received $9,035,374 for paving at Ft. Stewart.

HSU Construction; Athena Construction Group; APC Construction; Cherokee CRC, LLC; and FEI Construction Co. received a total $60,000,000 for design and construction services at various locations within Washington Headquarters Services (WHS) area of responsibility.

The Mason & Hanger Group, Inc. received $9,000,000 for architectural and engineering, national Army Reserve projects, and military projects within the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division.

National Institute of Building Sciences, Washington, D.C., received $12,500,000 for architectural design and engineering services for The National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS). This is a sole-source procurement under FAR 6.302-5.

Northcon Construction Inc. received $8,000,000 for the maintenance, repair, upgrade and construction of facilities, primarily at Ft. Polk.

SupplyCore Inc. received $10,000,000 for maintenance, repair, and operations.

TSI Corp. received $8,425,301 to support engineering design, general maintenance services, service orders/HVAC technical support and heavy equipment ops/maintenance.

Washington Patriot Construction received $8,299,445 for relocation and consolidation of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF) Shop and Administrative Facilities at Naval Base Kitsap-Bangor in order to provide for construction of a new facility to house relocated existing Naval Support Operations.

Watts-Healy Tibbitts JV received $18,608,004 for the construction of a drydock waterfront facility at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH). The project includes shop spaces, meeting/conference rooms, break rooms, and administrative, engineering, project management and project team spaces.

Whiting-Turner Contracting Co. received $12,177,926 for repairs to building facades (phase 1) and windows (phase 2) for Rickover Hall at the Naval Support Activity, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis.


Boh Bros. Construction Co., LLC received $76,267,513 for the Southeast Louisiana Urban Flood Control Project, Louisiana Avenue Improvements.

Manson Construction Co. received $16,822,500 for dredging along the U.S. West Coast.

Mike Hooks Inc. received $45,000,000 to provide tools in support of dredging projects in AL, MS, and FL.

Tikigaq Construction LLC received $7,954,440 for the West Bank and vicinity Hurricane Storm Damage Risk Reduction System/Mississippi River Levee, Mississippi River and Tributaries Project.


Federal Contracts Corp. received $87,500,000 for commercial type agricultural equipment. 

Professional Contract Services Inc. received $14,594,454 for food and dining facility attendant services at Ft. Hood.

Imperial Sales Co. received $8,152,137 for commercial components for unitized group rations. Sysco received $21,375,000 and $12,488,422 and $39,375,000 for food and beverages. Tyson Foods, Inc. received $444,000,000 for commercial chicken items. US Foods Inc. received $27,418,049 for food and beverages.


Advanced Design Corp. received $8,420,987 for field service technician support to gather data from helmet sensors used to examine mild-TBI. Work will be performed in Afghanistan.

Allergan USA Inc. received $37,242,251 for pharmaceutical products. Bayer received $49,375,502 for pharmaceutical products. West-Ward Pharmaceuticals, Inc. received $70,947,789 for pharmaceutical products.

Altitude Technologies received $28,636,252 for medical and surgical products. Cardinal Health Inc. received $16,760,817 for laboratory supplies. Federal Resources Supply Co. received $24,240,094 for medical test equipment and accessories. Government Scientific Source, Inc. received $333,000,000 for selection of a distributor who will make available medical laboratory supplies and wares for purchase.

Draeger Medical Inc. received $140,000,000 for anesthesia machines, monitors, ventilators and related accessories. Philips Medical Systems received $77,172,660 for patient monitoring systems, subsystems, accessories, consumables, spare and repair parts, and training. 

Genesis Vision received $50,000,000 for optical frames.

Siemens Medical Solutions Inc. received $1,789,537,539 for radiology systems, subsystems, accessories, service, and repair and parts. Hitachi Medical Systems America Inc. received $90,254,284 for radiology systems, components, upgrades, accessories, and installation.

Zimmer US, Inc. received $65,642,304 for orthopedic hip, knee, spine, and extremity trauma implant procedural packages.

CasePro Inc.; Catalyst Professional Services; Cherokee Medical Services LLC; Chesapeake Educational Services LLC; OMV Medical Inc.; Professional Performance Development Group Inc.; Saratoga Medical Center Inc.; and TCMP Staffing Services LLC received an aggregate $28,000,000 for physician, allied health, nursing, technologist, technician and assistant services in support of the Naval Hospital Jacksonville, FL; Naval Health Clinic Pensacola, FL; Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi, TX; and affiliated clinics within FL, GA, IN, KS, LA MS, TN and TX. Contracts were issued as sole source requirements, per 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). Donal L. Mooney LLC received $23,717,819 to provide licensed vocational nurses for one year at San Antonio Military Medical Center.

Loyal Source Government Services; Aliron International, Inc.; Magnificus Corp.; Arora Group Inc.; The Royster Group, Inc.; Protege Health Services; and Franklin Government Services received a collective $381,000,000 for nursing services for the Northern Regional Medical Command. MedTrust LLC received $20,746,074 for registered nurses of various specialties, ranging from clinical to intensive care to the burn unit. 


Alutiiq Pacific LLC; Securityhunter Inc.; and Split Pine Technologies LLC received a combined $33,000,000 for physical security access control at Navy shore installations throughout the world, including joint bases assigned to the Navy. Work provides for the design, procurement, installation, integration, testing and initial training for anti-terrorism force protection hardware and software. SAIC received $33,003,618 for anti-terrorism/force protection global sustainment at Navy regions, worldwide. This provides for preventative and corrective maintenance, repair and replacement, service calls, and systems/software upgrades for anti-terrorism/force protection ashore equipment.

Chimes District of Columbia, Inc. received $11,548,303 for custodial services at Ft. Bragg.

Chugach Federal Solutions Inc. received $30,862,237 for base operations support at various installations in NAVFAC Northwest. Work provides for, but is not limited to, all management/admin, visual services, security operations, fire and emergency services, facilities management and investment, medical facility investment, pest control, solid waste services, pavement clearance, base support vehicle/equipment services, environmental services, and utilities services.

EJB Facilities Services received $9,546,811 for base operations at various installations in NAVFAC Northwest. Work provides for, but is not limited to, all management and admin, visual services, security, housing, facilities support (excluding grounds and janitorial services), pavement clearance, utilities, base support vehicles and equipment, and environmental services. 

Newbegin Enterprise Inc. received $15,000,000 to provide automotive and related vehicle parts, automotive chemicals, corrosion control materials, upholstery material, and accessories for vehicles/equipment located in USAFCENT AOR.

Northrop Grumman received $30,793,383 for continued logistic support services on a 3 June 2013 contract.

PAE Applied Technologies LLC received $15,403,392 to meet the operations maintenance and logistics support of all range systems, equipment, government furnished databases and management systems. PAE will also determine, supply, and provide system support responsibilities, which include logistics support of isolated range equipment on, around, above and under the waters of San Clemente Island.

QUALX Corp. received $8,878,297 for records management support services, including development of governance strategy and document conversion from paper-to-electronic enterprise content management.

Universal Sodexho received $10,800,000 for maintenance, repair and operations supplies for the South Korea Region.


Black & Veatch Special Projects Corp. received $9,500,000 for management and maintenance of the Navy’s electrical and mechanical utility systems for various locations under the cognizance of NAVFAC Atlantic.

Landmark Aviation Miami LLC received $6,602,581 for aircraft fuel services. 

Michael Baker Jr., Inc. received $7,603,530 for leak detection testing for Navy, Marine Corps and DLA Energy Facilities. Work provides for environmental and engineering assessments at DOD fuel systems including preparing program management documentation, environmental compliance reports and plans, release detection, optimization, and pollution prevention reports in support of DLA Energy fuel facilities, other facilities of interest, and in accordance with applicable regulatory guidance.

Shore Terminals LLC received $32,333,197 for petroleum storage.

Willbros Government Services received $14,229,960 for fuel services.


AECOM Technical Services Inc.; CH2M Hill Constructors Inc.; Environmental Chemical Corp.; SAIC-CDM Solutions LLC; Sevenson Environmental Services Inc.; and Shaw Environmental & Infrastructure Inc. received a collective $120,000,000 for environmental remediation and long term response action for the Army Corps of Engineers, Northwestern Division, and EPA Region 2.

Cardno TEC-GMI JV; HDR Environmental, Operations & Construction Inc.; Leidons Inc.; and URS/Arcadis received a combined $27,750,000 for environmental consulting support to the Army Corps of Engineers, with a primary emphasis on the southwest Ft. Worth district to support military and civilian entities with environmental laws/regulations compliance.


American Auto Logistics, Limited Partnership received $25,000,000 to ship privately owned vehicles belonging to DOD employees.

Computer Science Corp. received $7,387,413 for Global Decision Support Systems (GDSS PDF) application support services, which includes GDSS system releases in a non-service-interrupted process that addresses system sustainment, support to fielding and operational maintenance and administrative support to meet financial and programmatic reporting needs.

Moran Towing Corp. received $11,147,644 for seven U.S.-flagged tractor tugs for day-to-day operations in Norfolk, VA and surrounding waters, including ship handling, docking and undocking services.

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*Editing consolidated similar contracts. Italics indicate notes from the editor.

**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.

***To avoid competitive bidding, DOD invokes 10 U.S.C. 2304, FAR 6.302, and FAR 8.405-6. DOD also invokes 15 U.S.C. 638 to avoid competitive bidding when dealing with small businesses.

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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  2. Welcome to the United States of Contracts’ Department of Domination. I’ve listed notable totals below(totals above 100 million and not including joint ventures/programs). If you haven’t read this entire distillation, I strongly recommend it, and when doing so, as Mr. Sorensen notes, pay close attention to two things: the non-competitive bidding and destination of the money/product/service. Very interesting.

    10,000,000,000 Distributed to the following: Tactical & Survival Specialties; W.S Darley & Co; ADS; Federal Resources Supply Co; Source One Distributors; H Squared

    3,031,219,985 Lockheed Martin
    1,905,431,549 Huntington Ingalls
    1,789,537,539 Siemens Medical Solutions
    1,223,385,402 Boeing
    1,033,331,232 General Dynamics
    827,148,939 Northrop Grumman
    776,000,000 Atlantic Diving Supply
    683,716,119 Austal USA
    566,197,832 Raytheon
    444,000,000 Tyson Foods
    333,000,000 Government Scientific Source
    245,125,000 Hensel Phelps Construction
    197,100,689 L-3 Communications
    184,773,009 Exelis
    177,595,923 General Electric
    140,000,000 Draeger Medical
    123,040,885 Textron
    115,365,786 I Solutions Direct
    108,269,435 SAIC

  3. tyson Foods, Inc. received $444,000,000 for commercial chicken ……….. lots o chicken

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