28 win spots on $2B Navy training contract

Winners will compete to do everything from develop courses to delivering training systems. Who's been named to Training Systems Contract III?

Twenty-eight companies have been named to the Navy’s new Training Systems Contract III contract, according to a Nov. 28 Defense Department announcement.

The TSC III multiple-award contracts, which have a cumulative ceiling of $2 billion, call for training systems design, development, production, test and evaluation, delivery, modification and support.

Included within the contract are associated instructional systems development products and training systems support, which includes interim contractor support or contractor engineering and technical services and provisioning for the initial support period, the DOD announcement said.

The TSC III contract is intended to encompass the training systems requirements of Naval Air Systems Commands Aviation Training Systems Program Office, as well as the Program Directorates for Aviation, Surface, Undersea and Cross-Warfare/International at the Naval Air Warfare Center Training System Division.

The 18 companies that will compete for LOT I task orders are:

  • AAI Corp.
  • Aero Simulation Inc.
  • The Boeing Co.
  • CAE USA Inc.
  • Computer Science Corp.
  • Cubic Simulation Systems Inc.
  • Indra Systems Inc.
  • FlightSafety International Inc.
  • J.F. Taylor Inc.
  • L-3 Communications Corp.
  • Lockheed Martin Global Training and Logistics
  • QinetiQ North America Inc.
  • Rockwell Collins Simulation & Training Solutions
  • Science Applications International Corp.
  • Symvionics Inc.
  • Kratos Technology & Training Solutions Inc.,
  • Thales USA Defense & Security Inc.
  • Veraxx Engineering

The 10 small business set-aside companies that will compete for LOT II task orders are:

  • Aero Simulation Inc.
  • CymSTAR L.L.C.
  • Environmental Tectonics Corp.
  • J.F. Taylor Inc.
  • Logistics Services International Inc.
  • Opinicus Corp.
  • Symvionics Inc.
  • TJ Drafting & Design Inc.
  • Triton Joint Venture L.L.C.
  • Veraxx Engineering

The work will be performed at each awardee’s facility site or at existing or future training sites.

All orders are expected to be placed by November 2016, and all performance must be complete by November 2022. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

These contracts were competitively procured via a multiple award electronic request for proposals, and 35 offers were received for LOT I. LOT II was procured as a 100 percent small business set-aside, and 27 offers were received.

The Naval Air Warfare Center Training System Division, Orlando, Fla., is the contracting activity.