The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) announced a number of contracts Thursday, including a $5 billion deal to be shared by six businesses for tasks relating to cyber security and information systems.
The deal provides “research, development, test and evaluation efforts for technical area tasks within the software analysis, information assurance, knowledge management and information sharing, and modeling and simulation focus areas,” according to the DoD’s announcement. The maximum any order can reach is $3.5 million. The companies will compete on all orders relating to the contract.
Each task order will determine the location of the work. All of the labor is slated to be finished by Nov. 30, 2020. The DoD received 14 offers for the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity Air Force contract.
RAND Corporation will be given a $384 million contract for obtain study and analysis support benefitting the National Defense Research Institute (NDRI) Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC). The center aids the Office of the Secretary of Defense, as well as various other DoD agencies.
Work on the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract will be performed in Washington, D.C., and should be finished on Sept. 30,2020.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems was given a modification to an Air Force contract worth nearly $17 million to repair the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program radar system. All of the labor will be performed in El Segundo, Calif., and should be finished on Nov. 30, 2016.
Raytheon received delivery orders, each valued at more than $14 million, for the assembly of aircraft circuit cards and radar set subassemblies.
The U.S. Navy and the Malaysian government will benefit from the firm-fixed-price Defense Logistics Agency orders. The work, which will be performed in California, Texas, and Mississippi, will be finished on Oct. 26, 2018.
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