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DynCorp, an information technology and outsourcing services company based in Reston, Va., won a $15 million contract from the Census Bureau. The five-year, agency-specific, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract has a projected value of $15 million over the next five years.
As a subcontractor to Lanham, Md.-based QSS Group Inc., DynCorp will focus on systems design and programming and systems integration The scope of the project also encompasses studies, analyses and document preparation as well as communications and operations services.
The Department of Labor Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration chose National Computer Systems Inc., Minneapolis, to develop and operate the Employee Retirement Income Administration Security Act Filing Acceptance System. The value of the contract is $60 million over seven years.
Under the contract, NCS, and its subcontractor Northrop Grumman Corp. of Los Angeles, will develop an integrated, image-based work-flow control system to streamline and enhance the existing paper-based process to a digital solution.
Science Applications International Corp., Beavercreek, Ohio, won a contract to provide support under Phase I of the Air Force Distributed Mission Training Operations and Integration program, managed by the Training System Product Group of the Aeronautical System center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio.
Phase I is the initial task under this indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract in which SAIC will provide technical analyses and planning for the development of the DMT system, including architecture, high-performance wide-area network and interoperability standards for implementation of the first full DMT federation consisting of F-15, Airborne Warning and Control System and F-16 simulators. SAIC will manage the program from the company's Aeronautical Systems Division facilities in Dayton.
SAIC was one of four contractors selected to provide Phase I support over a period of six months. The other contractors are TRW Inc. of Cleveland, Computer Sciences Corp. of Islandia, N.Y., and CACI International Inc. of Arlington, Va. One contractor will be awarded a single, potential 15-year contract valued at more than $500 million to execute the overall program during Phase II. The Department of the Interior awarded a seven-year contract worth $47 million to Andersen Consulting, Washington.
The two-part project will upgrade the department's Royalty Management Program systems to improve accounting and disbursing money the government collects from companies extracting minerals from federal and Indian lands.
During the first two years of the contract, valued at $22.7 million, Andersen will design and build the new systems, which will include financial modules, a data warehouse, work-flow design and data administration. During the remainder of the contract, valued at $24.3 million, Andersen will operate and support the program.Raytheon Marine Co.'s Digital Display Group in Plano, Texas, was awarded $29 million contract from the Air Force.
Under the contract, Raytheon will provide up to 1,071 21-inch Digital Ruggedized Displays. Initial deliveries will take place during the fourth quarter of 1999.