Lockheed Martin, Raytheon Win Satellite-related Contracts

Lockheed Martin has won an U.S. Air Force contract worth up to $3.3 billion for operations, sustainment and enhancement activities to support the Advanced Extremely High Frequency, Milstar and Defense Satellite Communications System III programs.

Raytheon has won a U.S. Navy contract worth $61.5 million for Global Positioning System-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Service (GPNTS) software support.

Full details on the contracts are below.

U.S. Air Force

Lockheed Martin
$3.3 Billion

Lockheed Martin Corp., Littleton, Colorado, has been awarded a ceiling amount of $3,329,600,000 single award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for combined orbital operations, logistics and resiliency support services. This contract provides for operations, sustainment and enhancement activities to support the Advanced Extremely High Frequency, Milstar and Defense Satellite Communications System III programs. 

Work will be performed at Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado; Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado; and Sunnyvale, California, and is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, 2029.  This award is the result of a sole source acquisition.  No funds will be obligated on the basic contract and the type of funding will be obligated on subsequent task and delivery orders. 

The Space and Missile System Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is the contracting activity (FA8823-20-D-0001).

U.S. Navy

Raytheon
$61.5 Million

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, San Diego, California, is awarded a $61,531,220 indefinite-quantity/indefinite-delivery contract for Global Positioning System-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Service (GPNTS) software support.  GPNTS is used to receive, process and distribute three-dimensional position, velocity, acceleration, attitude, time and frequency in the formats required by shipboard user systems. 

The software support will include development, integration and test of improvements, correction of deficiencies, preparation and delivery of engineering interim/final software builds and inputs for the GPNTS software requirements and configuration baseline. 

The contract includes a base ordering period of five years, with a subsequent three-year option and a final two-year option for a total of 10 years should all options be exercised.  The option periods, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $100,345,487. 

Fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $3,407,044 will be placed on contract and obligated at the time of award.  Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by November 2024. 

If all options are exercised, work could continue until November 2029.  This contract was competitively procured with two offers received via the Commerce Business Daily’s Federal Business Opportunities website and the NAVWAR e-Commerce Central website. 

The Naval Information Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N00039-20-D-0021).