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Protect & Grow Community Discussion January Summary

Introducing U.S. Army TACOM Commanding General Brig. Gen. Darren L. Werner
Brig. Gen. Darren L. Werner’s Bio    

Watch The Full Event Recording Here

The Michigan Defense Center would like to thank everyone who participated in the state’s strategic program, Protect & Grow Community Discussion.  Big thanks to Karen at Systems X for providing the event platform and running a smooth event –yet again!

One of the meeting highlights was U.S. Army TACOM Commanding General Brig. Gen. Darren L. Werner’s talk and Q&A.  He went into detail on his role at TACOM and how it is the center piece of Michigan’s Defense Industry and explained how his team creates synergy for the four-Star Level commands located at the Detroit Arsenal.  We are grateful for his support and collaboration in moving Michigan’s defense eco-system forward. 

Pestilence, insurgencies and floods, the Michigan National Guard is on the job! Thanks to TAG Rogers for sharing his updates with the community.  His updates included information on the Winter Strike exercise that took place, the current status of the FMS F-35 Training Mission application, Mobility Guardian exercise that will take place between now and May and competing for the FMS M1 Abrams Tank Training Mission.

Josh Hundt, MEDC Executive Vice President, shared the state’s continued commitment to our defense missions, industry, and economic opportunities and the MEDC’s support of the Michigan Defense Center’s efforts to protect and grow this sector.

If you missed the Protect & Grow Community Discussion or would like to share the information with colleagues, here is the link to the event recording. Watch the full Protect & Grow Community Discussion HERE.

The next Protect & Grow Community Discussion will take place at the Michigan Defense Expo on May 26th, 2021.  For more details about this event, visit www.MDEX-NDIA.com.


As we partner with Michigan businesses small and large alike, we want you to know that we appreciate the time and focus you put into the work that you do and we are here to support you.  If you need support to get your business into the defense industry, please view our Online Resource Guide that lays out the steps to get you started.  In addition to the Resource Guide, we encourage you to register your business on the Bid Targeting System (BTS).  BTS was developed by MDC exclusively for Michigan companies to provide business intelligence support that help companies better assess which contracting opportunities to pursue, as well as keep track of the status of current and past bids. 

If you have any questions for the MDC team, please email us at info@michigandefensecenter.org

February 2021 Bid Opportunities of the Month

Wheel & Tire Assembly
Contract Opportunity Type: Solicitation (Updated)
Solicitation: SPRDL121R0029
Description:
THE COMPETITION FOR THIS PROCUREMENT IS FULL AND OPEN; OFFERS MUST MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE GOVERNMENT TECHNICAL DATA PACKAGE.
THIS IS FOR A 3-YEAR CONTRACT.
NOUN:  Wheel and Tire Assembly
NSN:  2530-01-506-6873
Part #: 12500815
CAGE: 19207
MIN 3-YEAR QTY:  96 AY
MAX 3-YEAR QTY:  1,728 AY
FOB:  Destination
PACKAGING:  Military B
CLOSE DATE IS 15 FEB 2021, 11:59pm Eastern. The solicitation contains Narrative L.7, Reverse Auction that allows for the use of a reverse auction as a pricing technique.  After the solicitation closes, the Contracting Officer will determine if a reverse auction will be held.  If a reverse auction is held, contractors must be registered in the reverse auction system in order to participate in the auction.  Additionally, the contractor representative participating in the auction must have taken the on-line reverse auction training prior to the auction.  Registration, on-line training, and other information regarding the reverse auction can be found at https://dla.procurexinc.com.  Any questions related to the reverse auction system or process can be directed to the Contract Specialist.
View full opportunity here: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/f02957af7d5d43c0a3500d81c8b63b8a/view

Landscaping Services, Grand Haven, Michigan
Contract Opportunity Type: Combined Synopsis/Solicitation (Updated)
Solicitation: W911XK20Q0012
Description:
This requirement is being solicited as a total small business set-aside.  The NAICS Code assigned to this requirement is 561730–Landscaping Services, which has a small business size standard of $8 Million in average annual receipts.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is seeking to establish a contract with the purpose of procuring services to perform lawn and landscape maintenance at the USACE Grand Haven Area Office located in Grand Haven, Michigan.  This requirement is anticipated to result in one (1) firm fixed price contract with one (1) base year and four (4) option years, for a total of five (5) years.
View full opportunity here: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/1e57d4f6a64b472d9e7cb83ffbd114eb/view

Antenna Base Support
Contract Opportunity Type: Solicitation (Updated)
Solicitation: W56HZV-20-Q-0094
Description:
Noun: Base Antenna Support; NSN: 5985-01-671-3857; P/N: EF-4957-003-2; Cage Code: 19207; Qty: 67 Each; Option: 100% = 67 Each. F.O.B: Destination: Packaging: I.A.W. Military/B;  POC  for this Action is Rising Oris @ (586) 282-3549 or rising.m.oris.civ@mail.mil
View full opportunity here: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/ad99f43f61cc42cf953311c848c11051/view

DoD Contracts Awarded in January to Michigan Companies

January 22, 2021 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2480599/  
General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $21,428,678 modification (P00123) to contract W56HZV-17-C-0067 to exercise options hours for Abrams Systems technical support.  Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2022.  Fiscal 2010 Foreign Military Sales funds; 2021 operation and maintenance (Army) funds; and 2021 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $21,428,678, were obligated at the time of the award.  U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity.

January 27, 2021 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2484774/  
American Airlines, Fort Worth, Texas (HTC711-18-D-C003); Air Transportation International, Irving, Texas (HTC711-18-D-C004); Atlas Air, Purchase, New York (HTC711-18-D-C005); Delta Air Lines Inc., Atlanta, Georgia (HTC711-18-D-C006); FedEx, Washington, D.C. (HTC711-18-D-C007); Hawaiian Airlines Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii (HTC711-18-D-C008); National Air Cargo Inc., Orlando, Florida (HTC711-18-D-C011); Polar Air Cargo Worldwide Inc., Purchase, New York (HTC711-18-D-C012); United Parcel Service Co., Louisville, Kentucky (HTC711-18-D-C013); USA Jet Airlines, Belleville, Michigan (HTC711-18-D-C014); and Western Global Airlines, Estero, Florida (HTC711-18-D-C015), have been awarded Option Year 3 modifications (P00008) under Category A (CAT A) III, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, fixed-price contracts. The companies are eligible to compete at the task order level for an option year estimated amount of $34,732,959.  The program’s cumulative value increased from $124,325,701, to $159,058,660 (estimated).  This modification provides international commercial scheduled air cargo transportation services.  Services encompass time-definite, door-to-door pick-up and delivery, transportation, in-transit visibility, government-approved third party payment system participation, and expedited customs processing and clearance of less than full planeloads for the movement of regular and recurring hazardous, refrigerated/cold chain (perishable), life and death, narcotics, and other regular recurring cargo shipments.  Work will be performed world-wide. Option Year 3 period of performance is Feb. 1, 2021, to Jan. 31, 2022.  U.S. Transportation Command, Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity. 

January 28, 2021 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2486177/  
BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P., Sterling Heights, Michigan, is awarded a $77,475,197 five-year, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for interim contractor support for Amphibious Combat Vehicle replacement parts, support and test equipment and the repair of repairables/repairable parts.  Work will be performed in York, Pennsylvania (70%); Aiken, South Carolina (20%); Sterling Heights, Michigan (5%); and Stafford, Virginia (5%), and is expected to be completed in January 2026.  No funds will be obligated at time of award.  Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued.  This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1(a)(ii).  The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity (M67854-21-D-0001).

January 2021 Bid Opportunities of the Month

CORROSION AND COATINGS LAB TESTING 
Notice ID: W56HZV-21-R-3535_CorrosionLabTesting 
SOURCES SOUGHT 
Description: The purpose of this market survey questionnaire is to provide information to the U.S. Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) regarding testing facilities within Michigan, and states adjacent to Michigan, that are capable of supporting GVSC Corrosion and Coatings Laboratory Testing requirements. Please limit responses to labs located in Michigan, Ohio, or Indiana. 

View full opportunity here: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/46371038fadc4259b5b2491130961a78/view  

IDIQ ARCHITECT ENGINEERING 
Notice ID: 36C25221Q0294 
SOURCES SOUGHT 
Description: Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Architect-Engineering (A/E) Design Synopsis This is a SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS, seeking response from Small Business concerns only. This announcement seeks information from the industry, which will be sed for preliminary planning purposes. No proposals are being requested or accepted with his synopsis. THIS IS NOT A SOLICITATION FOR PROPOSALS AND NO CONTRACT SHALL BE AWARDED FROM THIS SYNOPSIS… 

View full opportunity here: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/dc3db3d15ff64992b4aa1d9d7071d8db/view  

RESIDENTIAL REENTRY CENTER SERVICES 
Notice ID: 15BRRC21R00000337 
PRESOLICITATION 
Description: The Federal Bureau of Prisons is seeking concerns having the ability for providing Residential Reentry Center (RRC) services (in-house RRC beds) for female Federal offenders and Home Confinement services (home confinement placements) for both male and female Federal offenders held under the authority of United States Statutes in Michigan. Residential Reentry Center Services located within the limits of Detroit City, Wayne County, Michigan, and Home Confinement services within 150 miles radius of the facility… 

View full opportunity here: https://beta.sam.gov/opp/4105055d97d2433997ab7c233ac57293/view  

Protect & Grow Community Discussion

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2021
10am-12pm

Introducing the Commanding General at the U.S. Army TACOM

REGISTER HERE

(registrants will receive an event calendar email with meeting link and full agenda by Jan. 24)

The Michigan Defense Center leads the state’s Protect and Grow Initiative, a comprehensive statewide effort to protect Michigan’s federal and state military facilities and missions while growing assets, missions and opportunities for Michigan companies in the cutting-edge emerging markets needed by our nation’s defense agencies. 
 
You gave us your input and made the strategic plan the best plan possible. It is now time for us to gather to share with our government, academic and industry partners an update on Michigan’s strategies and successes! 

www.ArsenalofInnovation.com

The MDC Protect & Grow Community Discussion will be held on a platform provided by
Systems X.

DoD Contracts Awarded in December to Michigan Companies

December 1, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2431502/  

Better by Design LLC,* New Boston, Missouri (W912P9-21-D-0011); Davinroy Mechanical Contractor Inc.,* Belleville, Illinois (W912P9-21-D-0012); Eagle Eye Electric LLC,* Las Vegas, Nevada (W912P9-21-D-0013); Gale Construction of Illinois,* Joliet, Illinois (W912P9-21-D-0014); Bloomsdale Excavating Co. Inc.,* Bloomsdale, Missouri (W912P9-21-D-0015); Keller Construction Inc.,* Glen Carbon, Illinois (W912P9-21-D-0016); Magruder Construction Co. Inc.,* Eolia, Missouri (W912P9-21-D-0017); Shinn Kellogg LLC,* Albia, Iowa (W912P9-21-D-0018); Syte Corp.,* Chicago, Illinois (W912P9-21-D-0019); Medvolt Construction Services LLC,* Kansas City, Missouri (W912P9-21-D-0020); and A&H Ambica JV LLC,* Livonia, Michigan (W912P9-21-D-0021), will compete for each order of the $95,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of various civil and flood recovery projects.  Bids were solicited via the internet with 13 received.  Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2025.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis, Missouri, is the contracting activity. 

December 10, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2443378/  

BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P., Sterling Heights, Michigan, is awarded an $184,444,865 fixed-price-incentive (firm target) modification to previously awarded contract M67854-16-0006 for amphibious combat vehicles (ACV).  This modification provides for the procurement of 36 full rate production ACVs and other associated production costs for the Marine Corps.  Work will be performed in York, Pennsylvania (60%); Aiken, South Carolina (15%); San Jose, California (15%); Sterling Heights, Michigan (5%); and Stafford, Virginia (5%).  Work is expected to be completed in November 2022.  Fiscal 2021 procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $184,444,865 are being obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity (M67854-16-C-0006). 

December 11, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2444963/  

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $36,547,389 modification (P00037) to previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract N00019-18-C-1048.  This modification adds scope to provide additional intermediate level maintenance capabilities in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter for the Navy and the Marine Corps.  Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (30.8%); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (30.1%); El Segundo, California (25.5%); Fort Worth, Texas (9.1%); Grand Rapids, Michigan (2.6%); and Endicott, New York (1.9%), and is expected to be completed in October 2023.  Fiscal 2019 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $36,547,389, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. 

December 17, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2450931/  

Central Lake Armor Express,* Central Lake, Michigan (W91CRB-21-D-0004); Bethel Industries Inc.,* Jersey City, New Jersey (W91CRB-21-D-0005); Carter Enterprises LLC,* Brooklyn, New York (W91CRB-21-D-0006); Point Blank Enterprises Inc., Pompano Beach, Florida (W91CRB-21-D-0007); and Slate Solutions Inc.,* Sunrise, Florida (W91CRB-21-D-0080), will compete for each order of the $837,591,519 firm-fixed-price contract for the Soldier Protection System.  Bids were solicited via the internet with 11 received.  Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 14, 2029.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity. 

December 18, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2452534/  

General Dynamics Land Systems Inc., Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $4,620,000,000 fixed-price-incentive contract to produce Abrams M1A2 SEPv3 tanks.  Bids were solicited via the internet with one received.  Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of June 17, 2028.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-21-D-0001). 

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $145,101,510 modification (P00003) to previously issued fixed-price-incentive-firm-target, firm-fixed-price contract N00019-20-C-0030.  This modification exercises an option for the production and delivery of 90 full rate production Lot 17 Block V Tactical Tomahawk (TACTOM) All Up Round (AUR) Vertical Launch System missiles, including related hardware and services for the Navy.  Additionally, this modification procures TACTOM AUR recertification AGR-4 spares.  Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (40.6%); Walled Lake, Michigan (11.4%); Gainesville, Virginia (9.7%); El Segundo, California (5.1%); Clearwater, Florida (3.3%); Glenrothes, Scotland (3.1%); Spanish Fork, Utah (3%); Middletown, Connecticut (2.7%); Berryville, Arkansas (2.5%); Midland, Ontario, Canada (2.4%); Ontario, California (2%); Camden, Arkansas (1.8%); Vergennes, Vermont (1.7%); Anniston, Alabama (1.2%); and various locations within the continental U.S. (9.5%), and is expected to be completed in December 2023.  Fiscal 2021 weapons procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $140,686,082; and fiscal 2020 weapons procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $4,415,428 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. 

SupplyCore, Inc.,* Rockford, Illinois, has been awarded a maximum $80,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for facilities maintenance, repair and operations supplies.  This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1), as stated in Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1.  This is a one-year bridge contract with no option periods.  Locations of performance are Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Nebraska, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, North Dakota and South Dakota, with a Dec. 18, 2021, ordering period end date.  Using customers are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2021 through 2022 defense working capital funds.  The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE8E3-21-D-0004). 

December 21, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2454191/  

General Dynamics Land Systems Inc., Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $15,509,730 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for contractor logistics support services for M1A1SA Abrams tanks and M88A1/A2 recovery vehicles.  Bids were solicited via the internet with one received.  Work will be performed in Camp Taji, Iraq, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2022.  Fiscal 2020 Foreign Military Sales (Iraq) funds in the amount of $15,509,730 were obligated at the time of the award.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-21-C-0072). 

December 30, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2459893/  

L3 Combat Propulsion Systems, Muskegon, Michigan, was awarded a $56,595,123 modification (P00003) to contract W56HZV-20-C-0124 for HMPT 800HP transmissions and ancillary hardware. Work will be performed in Muskegon, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2022. Fiscal 2021 overseas contingency operations, defense funds in the amount of $56,595,123 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity.   

Congress Supports the Foreign Military Sales Mission to Selfridge

After working with the Michigan Defense Center, members of Michigan’s congressional delegation wrote to Secretary of the Air Force, Barbara M. Barrett. On December 11, 2020, a letter was sent urging her to select Selfridge Air National Guard Base (ANGB) as the preferred location for the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) F-35 training mission and the Republic of Singapore Air Force’s F-16 training operations.  In all categories on the strategic basing scorecard, Selfridge ANGB outscores the other sites. 

This letter discussed the core Michigan advantages like Airfield, Airspace and Training Ranges, National All-Domain Warfighting Center (NADWC), Fight Operations Experience, Environmental Analysis, Optimal Weather, Community Support, and Freedom from Constraints.  To conclude the letter, an appendix was included to add the full Michigan Advantage document. 

To read the full letter:

Executive Director’s Note

Colleagues, 

As this challenging calendar year draws to a close, The Michigan Defense Center would like to thank our partners around the state for engaging in our meetings, collaborating on missions and promoting defense as an important sector of the state’s economy. 

We’d like to give a special shout-out to our partners at the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, a state cabinet level organization that encompasses Michigan Veteran Affairs, The VA hospitals and nursing facilities and the Michigan National Guard.  Throughout this year they have responded to Michigander’s needs tending to veterans’ medical challenges exacerbated by COVID-19 and have helped distribute food to the needy. They have been called on to work with state healthcare authorities and the DoD on plans to distribute vaccines all the while creating opportunities for innovation and growth under the Michigan National Guard. The Michigan Defense Center honors the service of our hometown heroes.

To say that the collaboration between The Michigan Defense Center and the Michigan National Guard is critical to Michigan’s Unity of Effort is an understatement.  Because the state has not designated this partnership by statute, it was imperative that the MDC and the DMVA incorporate each other into our strategic plans when forming our mission objectives. This partnership will continue to strengthen to provide success in the coming years.

This understanding lays the groundwork for mutual support when submitting proposals for new missions, developing joint projects and sharing resources and intel which has resulted in exciting new opportunities for the state! Today’s highlight article shares some of the many ways we are working together.

As always, let us know how we can assist you. Email us at info@MichiganDefenseCenter.org.

Sincerely,
Vicki Selva
Executive Director
Michigan Defense Center

The Michigan Defense Center’s Fiscal Year 2019-2020 Progress Report highlights the partnership with the Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

The MDC and DMVA synchronized their efforts in developing the state’s defense ecosystem by aligning their respective strategic plans in 2019. Nesting strategic objectives in each plan provides a shared understanding and sets conditions for powerful partnerships with elected leaders and members of the defense industry. The MDC and DMVA partnership increases resources and support for the DMVA while supporting the Governor’s priority of economic development in Michigan.

  • DMVA Strategic Objective 2.3: Partner with MDC to market DMVA assets, obtain new missions, and obtain additional resources.
  • MDC Strategic Objective 8: Partner with DMVA to Connect the Military Enterprise and Defense Industry

In 2020 the Michigan Defense Center continued their efforts in securing new missions in partnership with the DMVA. Increasing military missions creates more jobs and attracts companies to grow Michigan’s defense economy. The MDC and DMVA collaborated on the following initiatives:

  • Proposal to host the new Space Command Headquarters at Selfridge
    • Impact: increases military and DoD civilian jobs, and attracts companies in the space sector to the state

While the City of Sterling Heights was ultimately not selected for the Space Command Headquarters, the pursuit of that mission and the assets highlighted in the submission lets DoD and Space Force know that Michigan is collaborative, hungry for new missions and has the talent, industry and facilities to support DoD objectives. Partnering on such a large proposal has strengthened the relationship between the MDC and DMVA.  Michigan stands ready and is looking forward to pursuing more missions in the future.

  • Proposal to become the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) training site for F-16s and F-35s at Selfridge
    • Impact: increases military and DoD civilian jobs, and attracts companies in the defense aerospace sector to the state

This exciting mission is at the heart of Michigan’s pursuit of increased DoD investment. Partnering with DMVA to showcase Michigan to the Air Force continues to show our ability to help DoD meet their needs.

  • Established the Kelly Johnson All-Domain Innovation Center (KJADIC) at Selfridge ANG Base
    • Impact: facilitates collaboration between the military, industry, and academia to develop emerging technologies in the air, land, sea, and space domains

The MDC is proud to support this opportunity to engage industry, academia and the military to provide solutions to the most challenging problems. Stay tuned for more information as this mission launches!

Defense Contracts Awarded to Michigan Companies – November 2020

November 4, 2020

https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2405436/

Altamira Technologies Corp., McLean, Virginia (FA8612-21-D-0076); Amergint Technologies Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado (FA8612-21-D-0077); Carahsoft Technology Corp., Reston, Virginia (FA8612-21-D-0078); Geosite Inc., Stanford, California (FA8612-21-D-0079); Lyteworx Automation Systems LLC, Alexandria, Virginia (FA8612-21-D-0080); MarkLogic Corp., San Carlos, California (FA8612-21-D-0081); Rebellion Defense Inc., Washington, D.C. (FA8612-21-D-0082); Rhombus Power Inc., Moffett Field, California (FA8612-21-D-0083); Soar Technology Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan (FA8612-21-D-0084); Vidrovr Inc., New York, New York (FA8612-21-D-0085); Advanced Simulation Research Inc., Orlando, Florida (FA8612-21-D-0086); Borsight Inc., Ogden, Utah (FA8612-21-D-0087); Datanchor Inc., Columbus, Ohio (FA8612-21-D-0088); Digital Mobilizations Inc., Warrenton, Virginia (FA8612-21-D-0089); EFW Inc., Fort Worth, Texas (FA8612-21-D-0090); F9 Teams Inc., Snohomish, Washington (FA8612-21-D-0091); Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co., Reston, Virginia (FA8612-21-D-0092); ); Infinity Labs LLC, Xenia, Ohio (FA8612-21-D-0093); Radiant Mission Solutions Inc., Chantilly, Virginia (FA8612-21-D-0095); Microsoft Corp., Redmond, Washington (FA8612-21-D-0096); Ortman Consulting LLC, Alexandria, Virginia (FA8612-21-D-0097); Peraton Inc., Herndon, Virginia (FA8612-21-D-0098); R2 Space Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan (FA8612-21-D-0099); and Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada (FA8612-21-D-0100), have collectively been awarded $950,000,000 ceiling indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts to compete for future efforts associated with the maturation, demonstration and proliferation of capability across platforms and domains, leveraging open systems design, modern software and algorithm development in order to enable Joint All Domain Command and Control.  These contracts provide for the development and operation of systems as a unified force across all domains (air, land, sea, space, cyber and electromagnetic spectrum) in an open architecture family of systems that enables capabilities via multiple integrated platforms.  The locations of performance are to be determined at the contract direct order level and are expected to be complete by May 28, 2025.  These awards are the result of fair and open competition.  Initial deliver orders will be funded with fiscal 2020 research, development, test and evaluation funds.  The Air Force Life Cycle Management, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.

November 13, 2020

https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2414815/

LOC Performance,* Plymouth, Michigan, was awarded a $76,078,977 firm-fixed-price contract for Bradley engineering change kits, spare parts kits and heavy-duty lifting slings.  Bids were solicited via the internet with one received.  Work will be performed in Plymouth, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of Jan. 7, 2023.  Fiscal 2021 weapons and tracked combat vehicle procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $76,078,977 were obligated at the time of the award.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-21-F-0034).

November 16, 2020

https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2416815/

General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $25,982,972 modification (P00004) to contract W56HZV-20-C-0031 to provide maintenance training and procedural technical assistance to the Kuwait Land Force.  Work will be performed in Kuwait City, Kuwait, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 5, 2023.  Fiscal 2010 Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $25,982,972 were obligated at the time of the award.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity.