The Department of Defense has announced that CGI Federal Inc., of Fairfax, Virginia, and DRS Laurel Technologies, of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services production units.
CANES serves as the bridge to the future of Navy afloat networks, consolidating existing legacy and standalone networks and providing the necessary infrastructure for applications, systems and services to operate in the tactical domain. CANES delivers its capabilities within a single complete system, establishing the necessary infrastructure that will enable timely and interoperable information exchange among tactical, support and non-tactical or administrative users, applications and information technology platforms.
The contracts have an eight year ordering period. The estimated cumulative value of the multiple-award CANES contract is $2,529,500,000.
Five other CANES production contracts were awarded on August 20, 2014.
The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.
For more information, see the DoD release.