CONTRACTS NAVY Philadelphia Gear Corp., King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for non-recurring engineering of main reduction gears for DDG 51 Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyers. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $1,040,688,650.
Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook provided the following readout:Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met with United Arab Emirates Minister of State for Defense Affairs His Excellency Mohammed Al Bowardi today in Brussels.Secretary Carter thanked the Minister for participating in Thursday's meeting of Counter-ISIL coalition defense ministers. He also
The chief of staff, Air Force announced the following assignments:Brig. Gen. Scott A. Kindsvater, assistant deputy commander, U.S. Air Forces Central Command; and assistant vice commander, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force, Air Combat Command, Shaw Air Force Base, South Carolina, to deputy commander-operations and intelligence, Combined Joint Task
CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Reliance Test & Technology, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, has been awarded a $150,204,370 cost-plus-award-fee and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Eglin Operation and Maintenance Services (E-OMS) support. Contractor will provide engineering and technical services necessary to operate the 96th Test Wing’s ranges and facilities in
Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook provided the following readout:Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met with Deputy Crown Prince and Minister of Defense for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Mohammed bin Salman in Brussels today.Secretary Carter and the deputy crown prince discussed their shared security challenges, including the effort to defeat ISIL.
Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook provided the following readout:Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met today with Polish Minister of Defense Antoni Macierewicz at the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels, Belgium.Secretary Carter thanked Minister Macierewicz for Poland's demonstration of leadership within NATO by meeting its Wales commitment to
Air Force officials announced today the selection of Tinian as the preferred alternative for the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands PACAF Divert Activities and Exercises Initiative. This is the modified Tinian only alternative described in the revised draft EIS.The purpose of the initiative is to establish additional divert capabilities
The Office of the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff announced today the following assignments:Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Randy J. Scanlan, currently assigned to 27th Special Operations Wing, Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico, has been selected to replace Air Force Command Chief Master Sergeant Jerry
CONTRACTS AIR FORCE Downrange Operation and Training LLC,* Jackson, Mississippi (FA4890-16-D-0016); Defense Technology Inc. - TEAM DTI,* Huntsville, Alabama (FA4890-16-D-0017); Intelitrac Inc.,* Herndon, Virginia (FA4890-16-D-0018); K&S Tactical LLC,* Orlando, Florida (FA4890-16-D-0019); Panthera Solutions (Worldwide) LLC,* Reston, Virginia
Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook provided the following readout:Today Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met with Czech Minister of Defense Martin Stropnicky on the sidelines of the NATO Defense Minsterial in Brussels. This was their first meeting.Secretary Carter and Minister Stropnicky discussed U.S.-Czech collaboration in the counter-ISIL
Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook provided the following readout:Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met for the first time today with Canadian Minister of National Defence Harjit Sajjan at NATO headquarters in Brussels. The two discussed the counter-ISIL campaign, and the secretary reinforced the United States' commitment to intensify the fight
The Department of Defense released today the Military Intelligence Program (MIP) top line budget request for fiscal year 2017. The total, which includes both the base budget and Overseas Contingency Operations funding, is $16.8 billion. The department determined that releasing this top line figure does not jeopardize any classified activities
CONTRACTS NAVY Advanced Technology International, doing business as SCRA Applied R&D, Summerville, South Carolina, is being awarded a $99,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The Office of Naval Research Manufacturing Technology (ManTech) requires support in the ManTech Navy Metalworking Center (NMC) of Excellence. The core
Today President Barack Obama sent Congress a proposed budget request of $582.7 billion in discretionary budget authority to fund the Department of Defense in Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 2017).The FY 2017 budget of $582.7 billion complies with the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, giving the department both funding stability and protection from the damage of
CONTRACTS DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY Food Service Inc.,* Mt. Vernon, Washington, has been awarded a maximum $50,181,810 fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract for prime vendor food and beverage support. This was a sole-source acquisition using justification 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1). This is a 352-day bridge contract. Location of
CONTRACTS NAVY Pepco Energy Services Inc., Arlington, Virginia, is being awarded $80,429,313 for a firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded multiple award contract (N39430-16-F-1803) for energy improvements at Naval Station Great Lakes. The work includes the design and installation of the following: lighting improvements; water and
The chief of staff, Air Force announced the following assignments:Maj. Gen. Robert D. McMurry Jr., vice commander, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, to commander, Air Force Research Laboratory, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Col. Mark A. Baird, who
Today, the Department of Defense (DoD) released its 2014 calendar year Suicide Event Report (DoDSER), which details the number of suicide attempts and deaths for U.S. service members.The DoDSER also includes detailed assessments of demographic information, behavioral health history, and deployment history. Data for each DoDSER report were
CONTRACTS ARMY Olin Corp., Winchester Ammunition Division, East Alton, Illinois, was awarded a $99,200,000 firm-price economic price adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for .38 and .45 caliber and 9mm ammunition. One bid was solicited with one received, with an estimated completion date of March 9, 2022. Funding and work
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced the following Department of Defense Senior Executive Service appointment: Henrietta K. Brisbon has been appointed to the Senior Executive Service and has been assigned as vice procurement services executive and deputy chief, Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Fort Meade, Maryland.