Thursday, February 26, 2015

DTN News: IDEX 2015 Abu Dhabi Top Stories / Headlines News Dated February 26, 2015

DTN News: IDEX 2015 Abu Dhabi Top Stories / Headlines News Dated February 26, 2015 
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - February 26, 2015: Comprehensive news on Defense Technology For the Future related to IDEX 2015 from 22 - 26 February 2015 in Abu Dhabi UAE.
*News related to IDEX 2015 from 22 - 26 February 2015 in Abu Dhabi UAE;


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DTN News: U.S. Department of Defense Contracts Dated February 26, 2015

DTN News: U.S. Department of Defense Contracts Dated February 26, 2015
Source: K. V. Seth - DTN News + U.S. DoD issued No. CR-037-15 February 26, 2015
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - February 26, 2015U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) Contracts issued February 26, 2015 are undermentioned;

CONTRACTS
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
UPDATE: Gaithersburg Farmers Supply Inc.,* Gaithersburg, Maryland (SPE8EC-15-D-0003), has been added as an awardee to the multiple award contract SPM8EC-11-R-0005 announced Jan. 5, 2012.
Sysco Central Alabama, Calera, Alabama, has been awarded a maximum $130,207,500 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for prime-vendor food and beverage support for customers in zone one.  This contract was a competitive acquisition and five offers were received.  This is a two-year base contract with one two-year option period.  Locations of performance are Alabama and Florida, with a Feb. 25, 2017 performance completion date.  Using military services are Army, Navy and Air Force.  Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2015 defense working capital funds.  The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE300-15-D-3138).
NAVY
Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $122,443,911 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0075) for the procurement of 114 Tomahawk Block IV All Up Round missiles for the Navy.  Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (32 percent); Camden, Arkansas (11 percent); Ogden, Utah (8 percent); Anniston, Alabama (4 percent); Glenrothes, Scotland (4 percent); Minneapolis, Minnesota (4 percent); Ft. Wayne, Indiana (4 percent); Spanish Fork, Utah (3 percent); Vergennes, Vermont (3 percent); Ontario, California (3 percent); Walled Lake, Michigan (2 percent); Berryville, Arkansas (2 percent); El Segundo, California (2 percent); Westminster, Colorado (2 percent); Middletown, Connecticut (2 percent); Huntsville, Alabama (1 percent); Dallas, Texas (1 percent); Farmington, New Mexico (.2 percent); and various locations within the United States (11.8 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2017.  Fiscal 2014 and 2015 weapons procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $122,443,911 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. 
Moog Inc., East Aurora, New York, is being awarded a $71,339,972 three year requirements contract for the repair of multiple components used on the V-22 aircraft in support of both MV-22 (Marines) and CV-22 (Air Force).  Work will be performed in East Aurora, New York, and work is expected to be completed by Feb. 26, 2018.   No funds will be obligated at the time of award.  Fiscal 2015 Navy working capital funds will be provided through individual delivery orders.  Funds will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1), with one offer received in response to this solicitation.  Naval Supply Systems Command, Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (N00383-15-D-033N).
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $63,700,156 advance acquisition contract for the procurement of long-lead components, material, parts and associated efforts required to maintain the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System planned production schedule.  Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah (28 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (23 percent); Red Oak, Texas (12 percent); Bridgeport, West Virginia (11 percent); Palmdale, California (10 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (7 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (2+ percent); Montreal Quebec, Canada (2 percent); Vandalia, Ohio (1+ percent); and various locations both in and out of the continental United States (3+ percent), and work is expected to be completed in February 2016.  Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $63,700,156 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0002).
Techflow Mission Support LLC,* Idaho Falls, Idaho, is being awarded a $22,443,304 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N40085-10-D-0213) to exercise award option one to provide for all labor, supervision, management, tools, materials, equipment, facilities, transportation, incidental engineering and other items necessary for facilities maintenance and heavy equipment repair services supporting Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station New River, and other outlying areas in eastern North Carolina.  The work to be performed provides for all labor, supervision, management, tools, materials, equipment, facilities, transportation, incidental engineering and other items necessary.  The total contract amount after exercise of this option will be $132,154,400.  Work will be performed in Jacksonville, North Carolina, and work for this option period is expected to be completed by March 2016.  Fiscal 2015 operation and maintenance (Marine Corps) contract funds in the amount of $19,244,334 are being obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
Detyens Shipyards, Charleston, South Carolina, is being awarded a $12,592,370 firm-fixed-price contract for 71-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of the USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201).  Work will include general ship services for ship clean and gas free tanks, voids, cofferdams, hazardous waste disposal, ballast tank recoat, tank deck overhead preservation, potable water tank preservation full blast/coat, port and starboard main engine 72,000 hour overhaul, cargo system wire replacement, cargo console mechanical support, rehooking and annual lifeboat recertification, rescue boat davit relocation, dry-docking and undocking vessel and underwater hull cleaning. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $13,574,676.  Work will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, and is expected to be completed by June 10, 2015.  Fiscal 2015 maintenance and repair contract funds in the amount of $12,592,370 are being obligated at the time of award.  Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured, with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received.  The Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N32205-15-C-1003).
Archer Western Construction LLC, Tampa, Florida, is being awarded a $9,500,000 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N69450-14-C-1261) to exercise option two which provides for the correction of airfield concrete pavement deficiencies at primary Runway 10/28 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.  The primary runway 10/28 supports the P-3 and P-8A maritime patrol mission.  Runway 10/28 thresholds will receive full-depth concrete pavement replacement of the existing pavement at the 10 and 28 ends to comply with current design standards.  The concrete portions of Taxiway Alpha will receive full-depth concrete pavement replacement of the existing pavement and sub-base as well as replacement of taxiway pavement markings.  Blast pavement work includes full depth asphalt pavement replacement of the existing pavement and sub-base, and replacement of blast pavement markings.  Project includes transition from new concrete ends to asphalt runway.  Project provides new runway lighting including centerline, edge and taxiway lighting.  The total contract amount after exercise of this option will be $51,900,000.  Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida, and is expected to be completed by June 2016.  Fiscal 2015 military construction (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $9,500,000 are being obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southeast, Jacksonville, Florida, is the contracting activity.
ARMY
Caterpillar Inc., Mossville, Illinois, was awarded a $19,323,864 modification (0063) to contract W56HZV-08-D-0169 for 63 Type I T-9 Dozer W/Type A Kits.  Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $19,323,864 were obligated at the time of the award.  Estimated completion date is Jan. 31, 2016.  Work will be performed in Mossville, Illinois.  Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
PRIDE Industries, Roseville, California, was awarded a $14,058,910 modification (P00024) to contract W9124G-13-C-0002 for Department of Public Works-Base Operations, Ft. Rucker, Alabama.  Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $4,353,504 were obligated at the time of the award.  Estimated completion date is Feb. 28, 2016.  Army Contracting Command, Ft. Rucker, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Caterpillar Inc., Mossville, Illinois, was awarded a $10,898,005 modification (P0062) to contract W56HZV-08-D-0169 for 40 Type I T-5 Dozer W/Type A Kits, and Marine Corps Request For Deviation and Continental United States or Outside the Continental United States warranties.  Fiscal 2015 other procurement (Army)  funds in the amount of $10,898,005 were obligated at the time of the award.  Estimated completion date is Nov. 3, 2016. Work will be performed Mossville, Illinois.  Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EDUCATION ACTIVITY
The Lincoln Public Schools of Lincoln, Massachusetts, has been awarded a maximum $12,010,058 modification.  The award will be modification number P00008, exercisingoption period number three of previously awarded contract number HEVAS6-12-C-0001 for comprehensive education program services in support of school age family members of military personnel assigned to Hanscom Air Force Base.  The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $46,536,521 from $34,526,463.  Work will be performed at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, with an expected completion date of June 30, 2016.  Fiscal Year 2015, operations and maintenance funding, in the amount of $12,010,058 are being obligated at time of award.  The Department of Defense Education Activity/Domestic Dependent Elementary and Secondary Schools, Peachtree City, Georgia, is the contracting activity.
AIR FORCE
Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, has been awarded an $11,538,790 firm–fixed-price contract for one C130 Modular Aerial Spray System. Contractor will provide the C130 Modular Aerial Spray System that will provide large area aerial spray, fixed-wing, aerial pesticide application capability to control disease vectors, pest organisms and vegetation, and to treat oil spills in combat areas in response to declared emergencies. Work will be performed at Columbus, Ohio, and is expected to be complete by Aug. 27, 2016. This award is the result of a Competitive Acquisition with one offer received. Fiscal year 2013 and 2014 National Guard and Reserve Equipment funds in the amount of $11,538,790 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity (FA8504-15-C-0002).
Battlespace Flight Services LLC, Arlington, Virginia, has been awarded a $6,929,281 task order modification (0004) to previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract FA4890-13-D-0001. Contractor will provide aircraft maintenance management; aerospace ground equipment and ground support equipment maintenance; supply support; command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems; and quality control and ancillary support programs. The program supports Air Combat Command, the Air National Guard and other major command and combatant command customers to sustain the combat and training capability. Work will be performed at Jalalabad Afghanistan, and is expected to be complete by March 31, 2016. Fiscal year 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $6,929,281 are being obligated at the time of award. Headquarters Air Combat Command, Acquisition Management and Integration Center, Newport News, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
Battlespace Flight Services LCC, Arlington, Virginia, has been awarded a $6,768,859 task order modification (0002) to previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract FA4890-13-D-0001. Contractor will provide aircraft maintenance management; aerospace ground equipment and ground support equipment maintenance; supply support; command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems; and quality control and ancillary support programs. The program supports Air Combat Command, the Air National Guard and other major command and combatant command customers to sustain the combat and training capability. Work will be performed at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, and is expected to be complete by March 31, 2016. Fiscal year 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $ 6,768,859 are being obligated at the time of award. Headquarters Air Combat Command, Acquisition Management and Integration Center, Newport News, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
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*Link for This article compiled by K. V. Seth + U.S. DoD issued No. CR-037-15 February 26, 2015 
*Speaking Image - Creation of DTN News ~ Defense Technology News 
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*This article is being posted from Toronto, Canada By DTN News ~ Defense-Technology News Contact:dtnnews@ymail.com 
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

DTN News: IDEX 2015 Abu Dhabi Top Stories / Headlines News Dated February 25, 2015 - Part 2

DTN News: IDEX 2015 Abu Dhabi Top Stories / Headlines News Dated February 25, 2015 - Part 2
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - February 25, 2015: Comprehensive news on Defense Technology For the Future related to IDEX 2015 from 22 - 26 February 2015 in Abu Dhabi UAE.
*News related to IDEX 2015 from 22 - 26 February 2015 in Abu Dhabi UAE;

  1. www.idexuae.ae/page.cfm/link=40   Cached
    In 2015, attention from the world’s defence and homeland security industry will be in Abu Dhabi as it stages the 12th anniversary edition of IDEX. to
  2. www.cae.com/IDEX2015_EN
    Date : dimanche 22 février 2015 - jeudi 26 février 2015 . Location : Abu Dhabi. Civil Aviation Ab initio Pilot Training; Commercial Aviation
  3. www.janes.com/exhibition-news/idex-2015   Cached
    The Estonian Army is currently undertaking familiarisation training with the CV90 infantry fighting vehicle and Leopard 1 armoured engineering vehicle (AEV) ahead of ...
  4. www.armyrecognition.com/idex_2015_news_official_online_show_daily...   Cached
    IDEX 2015 Official Online Show Daily News - Coverage - Report; IDEX 2015 Pictures - Video - Web TV
  5. www.armyrecognition.com/idex_2015_news_official_online_show_daily...   Cached
    IDEX 2015 key event for international defense and security industry to show latest military products. His Excellency Major General Dr. Obaid Al Ketbi, Chairman of the ...
  6. www.idexcorp.com   Cached
    IDEX is a global fluidics leader serving high growth specialized markets. We are best known for our expertise in highly engineered fluidics systems and components, as ...
  7. www.idexdefenceconferences.ae   Cached
    Deadline for registrations is 12 February 2015 : The IDEX Defence Conferences, the official conferences of IDEX, are held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh ...
  1. www.theissentraining.com/index.php?id=58&no_cache=1&tx_ttnews[tt...   Cached
    The most strategically important tri-service defence exhibition in the world. IDEX is the only international defence exhibition and conference in Middle East & North ...
  2. www.janes.com/article/48459/idex-2015   Cached
    22 to 26 February 2015, Abu Dhabi. Welcome to the IHS Jane's IDEX 2015 show site. The 12 th International Defence Exhibition and Conference will take place from ...
  3. www.codanradio.com/events/idex-2013   Cached
    IDEX is the only tri-service exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa, held in Abu Dhabi, UAE from 23rd – 26th February 2015. Codan Radio Communications will ...
  4. www.shephardmedia.com/news/defence-notes/idex-2015-uae-defence...   Cached
    The UAE is set to become a regional power with the development of a larger defence industrial base. Speaking at the IDEX Conference in Abu Dhabi, Homaid Al Shemmari ...
  5. www.ultra-tcs.ca/news-events/events/idex-2015   Cached
    IDEX is the only international defence exhibition and conference in the MENA region demonstrating the latest technology across land, sea and air sectors of defence.
  6. www.ausa.org/meetings/International/Pages/IDEX.aspx   Cached
    IDEX 2015 Date: 2/22/2015 - 2/26/2015 City/State: Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) Location: Abu ... http://ausameetings.org/idex/ ...
  7. www.jobs.cae.com/IDEX2015_EN   Cached
    CAE is a global leader in modelling, simulation and training for civil aviation and defence.

*Link for This article compiled by K. V. Seth from reliable sources Defense News
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*Photograph: IPF (International Pool of Friends) + DTN News / otherwise source stated
*This article is being posted from Toronto, Canada By DTN News ~ Defense-Technology News Contact:dtnnews@ymail.com 
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