Who won the biggest single award of 2011?

In response to reader requests to count down the top 10 single awards, we bring you the biggest contracts of fiscal 2011 that were won by just one company.

In the countdown, we have one joint venture and one company that won three of the top 10 contracts.

There also are five contracts worth over $1 billion each. It’s hard to have a bad year if you capture one of those all to yourself.

Washington Technology created the countdown based on research provided by Deltek.

So starting with No. 10, the 2011 countdown begins….

10. Boeing Co.
Army Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System
AKA: EMARSS
Value: $323 million
Purpose: The Army is using the contract to develop a government-owned, contractor-operated manned aerial reconnaissance, intelligence, surveillance and target acquisition system that will be deployed worldwide.

9. Noblis Inc.
FAA Enterprise Communications Support Services Full and Open
AKA: ECSS
Value: $350.2 million
Purpose: Noblis is providing support services to the FAA’s Air Traffic Control Communications Services Directorate. Tasks involve systems engineering, acquisition and program management support, operations management and support, business and financial management, information systems development and support, and studies, analysis and evaluations.

8. Lockheed Martin Corp.
Navy Joint Counter Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare Technologies
AKA: JCREW 3.3
Value: $455 million
Purpose: Lockheed Martin is supporting the development and demonstration of technologies to improve work on improvised explosive devices. Services include antennas, receivers and transmitters, signal generation, communications equipment, scalable open architectures, and other technical services.

7. Science Applications International Corp.
Defense Logistics Agency Tire Successor Initiative
AKA: TSI
Value: $725.5 million
Purpose: SAIC manages the supply chain and materiel support for the government’s aircraft and ground tires. The company will be involved in demand planning and forecasting, order processing and fulfillment, purchasing, inventory management and other services.

6. Lockheed Martin Corp.
Navy Technology Insertion Hardware
AKA: TI Hardware
Value: $758.2 million
Purpose: Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors is providing program management, engineering, design, development, logistics and other support for the Team Submarine Common Production Hardware project. The project involves the continuous evolution of display, processor and network systems associated with Navy combat control, sonar and imaging systems. 

5. Orbital Sciences Corp.

Missile Defense Agency Intermediate Range Ballistic Missile Target Class
AKA: IRBM
Value: $1.1 billion
Purpose: Orbital is providing logistics support to the Missile Defense Agency including inventory storage and maintenance management, pre- and post mission analysis, launch preparation and execution and engineering services.

4. Forfeiture Support

Associates LLC
Drug Enforcement Administration Asset Forfeiture Program Administrative Support Services
Value: $1.7 billion
Purpose: FSA, a joint venture of L-3 and Aecom Government Services, provides administrative support for the government asset forfeiture program. Services include personnel management and supervision, recruitment and retention, training, data analysis, legal process support analysis, and other services.

3. QinetiQ Group
NASA Kennedy Space Center Engineering Services Contract
AKA: KSC
Value: $2 billion
Purpose: QinetiQ provides a variety of services such as development of ground support systems, processing launch vehicles and payloads, flight systems sustaining engineering, ground systems engineering and other technical services.

2. Lockheed Martin Corp.
Navy Acoustic Rapid Commercial Off the Shelf Insertion
AKA: A-RCI
Value: $2.1 billion
Purpose: Lockheed is supporting the Naval Sea Systems Command integrate a sonar system that integrates and improves towed array, hull array, sphere array, and other ship sensor processing. The work includes the rapid insertion of COTS based hardware and software.

And the largest contract of fiscal 2011 went to....

1. Hewlett-Packard Co.
NASA Agency Consolidated End User Services
AKA: I3P ACES
Value: $2.5 billion
Purpose: NASA has hired HP to consolidate management of end-user services, devices and products. Services include a customer contract center, email, calendaring, systems administration, and integrated hardware and software maintenance.


Reader Comments

Thu, Jan 5, 2012 RGW1946 USA

With all the Gov. contracts..and contractors..still amusing any branch of the military still pick(refer to IT) magazine vendors for any of there IT processing..or contractors for many positions on there bases that should be filed with military personnel.

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