The Air Force has awarded 12 contractors a maximum $3 billion cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Defense Systems Technical Area Tasks.
The contracts will provide research, development, test and evaluation, and advisory and assistance services related to R&D efforts for technical area tasks within the Advanced Materials; Autonomous Systems; Directed Energy; Energetics; Military Sensing; Non-Lethal Weapons and Information Operations; Reliability, Maintainability, Quality, Supportability, and Interoperability; Survivability and Vulnerability; and Weapons Systems focus areas. The awardees are:
- Alion Science and Technology, of Burr Ridge, Illinois
- Battelle Memorial Institute, of Columbus, Ohio
- Booz Allen Hamilton, of McLean, Virginia
- EOIR Technologies, Inc., of Fredericksburg, Virginia
- Georgia Tech Research Institute, of Atlanta, Georgia
- MacAulay-Brown, Inc., of Dayton, Ohio
- Mantech TSG-2 Joint Venture, of Fairfax, Virginia
- Prescient Edge Corporation, of McLean, Virginia
- Strategic Analysis, Inc., of Arlington, Virginia
- TASC, Inc., of Andover, Maryland
- URS Federal Services, Inc., of Germantown, Maryland
- Wyle Laboratories, Inc., of Huntsville, Alabama
The ordering period is a one-year base period with four one-year options. Individual task orders will be issued against the basic contracts. These contracts were procured on a competitively basis by full and open competition via the Federal Business Opportunities website. The Air Force received 12 offers.
For more information, see the Department of Defense release.