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MIL awarded Homeland Security contract

The MIL Corp. has been awarded an independent test, validation, verification,and evaluation contract from the Department of Homeland Security for a five-year base period with an option for an additional two-year ordering period. MIL was one of six contract awardees, estimated to have a maximum contract value of $22 billion over the seven-year period of performance.

MIL will perform services under the Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge Solutions II (EAGLE II) program, Functional Category 3 IV&V. MIL will provide independent test, validation, verification and evaluation solutions to ensure that all IT products and services meet Homeland Security standards. While performing under this contract, the team will adhere to defined design, cost, schedule and performance specifications and capabilities.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work on the EAGLE II contract with the Department of Homeland Security,” MIL Vice President Linda Glasco said in a statement. “We know that controlling the cost of IT programs ... is of the utmost importance in executing successful management of federal programs these days.”

Contracts awarded

ź L-3 Service of Mount Laurel, N.J., received a $12,490,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract June 8 for engineering services in support of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems and the Navy unmanned combat aerial systems programs. Services to be provided include requirements definition and analysis; prototyping; test and evaluation; technical assistance; system analysis; engineering; software development, integration and maintenance; test data acquisition; reduction and analysis; technical logistic support; configuration management; training support; and program and project management. Work will be performed in St. Inigoes (95 percent); Providence, R.I. (3 percent); and Chicago (2 percent). Work is expected to be completed in October 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

ź Lockheed Martin Logistic Services of Greenville, S.C., received a $44,648,529 contract June 28 for prototyping, non-recurring engineering, fabrication, installation, integration, testing, debugging, technical support services, documentation, and maintenance of aircraft avionics systems, ground systems and laboratory electronic and electromechanical equipment for presidential helicopter and executive transport programs. These efforts are in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Avionics Architecture and Systems Engineering Division. Work will be performed at Pax River and is expected to be completed in June 2017.

ź Booz Allen Hamilton of McLean, Va., and CACI-CMS of Chantilly, Va., each received cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts July 3 to provide leadership teams, providing expertise in change management, barrier identification and removal, and key enterprise performance metrics. Booz Allen Hamilton received $22,748,505 and CACI-CMS received $23,440,323. Both contracts contain four one-year options periods, which, if exercised, will bring the contract ceiling amount value for Booz Allen Hamilton to $119,291,843 and for CACI-CMS to $121,446,377. Work will be performed at various sites inside the continental United States to include Pax River; San Diego, Calif.; Norfolk, Va.; and Washington, D.C. Work is expected to be completed June 19, 2013.

ź Lone Star Aerospace of Addison, Texas, received a $12,367,735 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract July 9 for predictive business and technical decision analysis services in support of Naval Air Systems Command. The goal of these services is to improve procurement and operations, address unplanned circumstances and assist management in making decisions. Work will be performed in Addison, Texas (80 percent); Pax River (10 percent); China Lake, Calif. (5 percent); and Pt. Mugu, Calif. (5 percent). Work is expected to be completed in July 2015.

ź DynCorp International. of Fort Worth, Texas, received a $96,741,305 modification to a previously awarded contract July 30 for organizational level maintenance and logistics support for all aircraft and support equipment for which the Naval Test Wing Atlantic has maintenance responsibility. This includes all rotary, fixed, lighter-than-air, and unmanned aircraft on-site for project testing, transient aircraft, loaner aircraft, leased aircraft, and tested civilian aircraft assigned to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division at Pax River. In addition, this option provides supportability/safety studies and off-site aircraft safety/spill containment patrols and aircraft recovery services. Work is expected to be completed in July 2013.