Navy awards big-ticket cyber space support contracts

The Navy has awarded nine companies a set of potential seven-year contracts with ceiling values between nearly $570 million and $800 million each for technical, management and professional services to support cyber space operations.

Eighteen total bids were submitted for the contracts that cover an initial three-year base period followed by a pair of two-year options, the Defense Department said in its Wednesday awards digest.

Navy officials are also eyeing help to achieve greater interoperability of systems and capabilities at tactical, strategic and operational levels.

Contract details are as follows:

  • BAE Systems: base value of $276.6 million. ceiling value of $677.8 million
  • Booz Allen Hamilton: base value of $273.9 million, ceiling value of $672 million
  • ICF : base value of $330.7 million, ceiling value of $802 million
  • Leidos: base value of $304.3 million, ceiling value of $741.3 million
  • Northrop Grumman: base value of $273.2 million, ceiling value of $673.2 million
  • Parsons: base value of $293.8 million, ceiling value of $711 million
  • Perspecta: base value of $303.5 million, ceiling value of $739.9 million
  • Science Applications International Corp: base value of $234.7 million, ceiling value of $569.2 million
  • Scientific Research Corp.: base value of $240.3 million, ceiling value of $577.9 million

Deltek data indicates the contract is a recompete of work awarded in 2016 that is slated to expire on Sept. 18. BAE, ICF and Parsons are newcomers whose bids were chosen for award.

Incumbents who made the cut were Booz Allen, Leidos, Northrop, Scientific Research Corp. and Perspecta (through heritage Vencore). Raytheon is the lone incumbent who was not selected.

This full-and-open contract is also one of two the Navy is competing for the same work with a separate small business set-aside portion still awaiting a solicitation.

Winners will bid for task orders in areas such as technology assessment, development and transition; requirements analysis; systems engineering; operational and technical support; exercise and experimentation support; software development and prototyping; hardware development and prototyping; modeling and simulation; training support and security engineering.

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