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  • Original Article: Press Herald A defense bill winding its way through Congress would authorize more than $1 billion in additional spending for destroyers built at Bath Iron Works, as well as changes to a federal program that could help lure more development to the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. On Tuesday, negotiators from the House and Senate unveiled a compromise on a $612 billion defense bill that would authorize spending levels, provide a pay increase to military personnel and set other defense policies. The bill needs approval by both chambers and faces a potential veto from President Obama over the […]

    Defense Bill in Congress Could Expand HUBZone Locations in Maine

    Original Article: Press Herald A defense bill winding its way through Congress would authorize more than $1 billion in additional spending for destroyers built at Bath Iron Works, as well as changes to a federal program that could help lure more development to the former Brunswick Naval Air Station. On Tuesday, negotiators from the House and Senate unveiled a compromise on a $612 billion defense bill that would authorize spending levels, provide a pay increase to military personnel and set other defense policies. The bill needs approval by both chambers and faces a potential veto from President Obama over the […]

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  • Original Article: Executive Biz ProLog has been awarded a potential five-year, $79.5 million contract to provide logistics services for the U.S. Navy‘s depot-level aircraft maintenance program. The Defense Departmentsaid Monday that ProLog will perform majority of the work at the military branch’s Fleet Readiness Center in Jacksonville, Florida, and the rest at other naval aviation depots in the U.S. Eleven proposals were submitted to the Navy for the small business set-aside acquisition program via the Internet. The Naval Air Warfare Center’s training systems division is the contracting activity and the military service will obligate $43,335 in fiscal 2015 working capital […]

    Small Business Wins Navy Aviation Fleet Logistics Support Contract

    Original Article: Executive Biz ProLog has been awarded a potential five-year, $79.5 million contract to provide logistics services for the U.S. Navy‘s depot-level aircraft maintenance program. The Defense Departmentsaid Monday that ProLog will perform majority of the work at the military branch’s Fleet Readiness Center in Jacksonville, Florida, and the rest at other naval aviation depots in the U.S. Eleven proposals were submitted to the Navy for the small business set-aside acquisition program via the Internet. The Naval Air Warfare Center’s training systems division is the contracting activity and the military service will obligate $43,335 in fiscal 2015 working capital […]

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  • Original Article: Naval-Technology Physical Optics has secured a follow-on Increment II production contract from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for associated development, production, and delivery of 31 digital data set (DDS) systems for the US Navy’s T-45 trainer aircraft. The DDS system is designed to replace three legacy systems on the T-45C aircraft with a single highly advanced system, in order to improve training and long-term viability of the platform. According to T-45C mission system (MS) integrated product team lead (IPTL) lieutenant commander Jennifer Thomas, the navy will benefit from this system as it plans to keep the aircraft […]

    SB Develops Systems Technology Under SBIR for US Navy’s T-45 Trainer Aircraft

    Original Article: Naval-Technology Physical Optics has secured a follow-on Increment II production contract from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) for associated development, production, and delivery of 31 digital data set (DDS) systems for the US Navy’s T-45 trainer aircraft. The DDS system is designed to replace three legacy systems on the T-45C aircraft with a single highly advanced system, in order to improve training and long-term viability of the platform. According to T-45C mission system (MS) integrated product team lead (IPTL) lieutenant commander Jennifer Thomas, the navy will benefit from this system as it plans to keep the aircraft […]

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  • Original Article: Systems Application and Technologies Inc., Largo, Maryland, is being awarded a $16,776,787 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for continued support services to the Naval Air Systems Command’s Air Vehicle Modification and Instrumentation Department. Services to be provided include designing, developing, procuring, building, installing, testing and evaluating, calibrating, modifying, operating and maintaining instrumentation on aircraft and engines for the Navy and other government, commercial and foreign government customers. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (95 percent); China Lake, California (2.5 percent); and Point Mugu, California (2.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2016. Fiscal 2015 major range […]

    Maryland Small Business Awarded $16.7M Contract Under NAVAIR

    Original Article: Systems Application and Technologies Inc., Largo, Maryland, is being awarded a $16,776,787 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for continued support services to the Naval Air Systems Command’s Air Vehicle Modification and Instrumentation Department. Services to be provided include designing, developing, procuring, building, installing, testing and evaluating, calibrating, modifying, operating and maintaining instrumentation on aircraft and engines for the Navy and other government, commercial and foreign government customers. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (95 percent); China Lake, California (2.5 percent); and Point Mugu, California (2.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2016. Fiscal 2015 major range […]

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  • Original Article: SoMdNews The Patuxent Partnership has selected AVIAN LLC as the 2014 member of the year. The announcement was made Tuesday to a crowd of more than 300 members and guests at the partnership’s annual dinner this week at Historic St. Mary’s City. The partnership selects one member company that exemplifies commitment to the community and support for Patuxent River Naval Air Station, according to a statement by Bonnie Green, executive director of The Patuxent Partnership. An active member of the partnership for seven years, AVIAN was nominated for award based upon the company’s performance, its support of the […]

    Patuxent River Naval Air Station’s Partnership Member of the Year

    Original Article: SoMdNews The Patuxent Partnership has selected AVIAN LLC as the 2014 member of the year. The announcement was made Tuesday to a crowd of more than 300 members and guests at the partnership’s annual dinner this week at Historic St. Mary’s City. The partnership selects one member company that exemplifies commitment to the community and support for Patuxent River Naval Air Station, according to a statement by Bonnie Green, executive director of The Patuxent Partnership. An active member of the partnership for seven years, AVIAN was nominated for award based upon the company’s performance, its support of the […]

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  • The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) will be hosting a Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF) Industry Day Event on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 8:30AM–4:30PM at the Kerr McGee Center 100 West California Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA. The objective of this event is to enhance NAWCWD-Industry collaboration in support of Naval Aviation and the Warfighter. The agenda will include introductory presentations by NAVAIR/NAWCWD leadership, forecasted contracting opportunities for FY16, FY17 and FY18 and discussions on the use of Commercial Service Agreements (CSA) and Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA). The Industry Day Event is open to all industry representatives […]

    Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division to host Long Range Acquisition Forecast Industry Day

    The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) will be hosting a Long Range Acquisition Forecast (LRAF) Industry Day Event on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 from 8:30AM–4:30PM at the Kerr McGee Center 100 West California Avenue, Ridgecrest, CA. The objective of this event is to enhance NAWCWD-Industry collaboration in support of Naval Aviation and the Warfighter. The agenda will include introductory presentations by NAVAIR/NAWCWD leadership, forecasted contracting opportunities for FY16, FY17 and FY18 and discussions on the use of Commercial Service Agreements (CSA) and Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADA). The Industry Day Event is open to all industry representatives […]

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  • Original Article: SoMdNews Emily Harman is working to help small businesses successfully enter the world of government contracting. As associate director of the Naval Air Systems Command Office of Small Business Programs, Harman hopes to get to know industry leaders, find out what their firms have to offer, compare that information with NAVAIR’s needs and create opportunities for those businesses to join the competition for contracts. It’s work that may be valuable to businesses, as the Pentagon trims spending and competition to land government contractual work is becoming more difficult. “Understand what we plan on buying, and what we buy,” […]

    NAVAIR Small Business Office is Reaching Out to Firms

    Original Article: SoMdNews Emily Harman is working to help small businesses successfully enter the world of government contracting. As associate director of the Naval Air Systems Command Office of Small Business Programs, Harman hopes to get to know industry leaders, find out what their firms have to offer, compare that information with NAVAIR’s needs and create opportunities for those businesses to join the competition for contracts. It’s work that may be valuable to businesses, as the Pentagon trims spending and competition to land government contractual work is becoming more difficult. “Understand what we plan on buying, and what we buy,” […]

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  • Original Article: The BayNet   PEO (U&W) leaders, representatives from NAVAIR’s small business office and Navy and Marine Corps requirements officers gave presentations throughout the day to  more  than 230 attendees, the majority from small businesses, at the Bay District Volunteer Fire House in Lexington Park, Maryland. Mike Williamson, PEO (U&W)’s advanced development lead, opened up the event and stressed the importance of bringing companies together to share new and innovative ideas to support the future of Navy unmanned air system and weapons programs. “This is a great networking opportunity,” he said. “We are sharing ideas with the best and […]

    NAVAIR Seeks New ideas at Industry Day

    Original Article: The BayNet   PEO (U&W) leaders, representatives from NAVAIR’s small business office and Navy and Marine Corps requirements officers gave presentations throughout the day to  more  than 230 attendees, the majority from small businesses, at the Bay District Volunteer Fire House in Lexington Park, Maryland. Mike Williamson, PEO (U&W)’s advanced development lead, opened up the event and stressed the importance of bringing companies together to share new and innovative ideas to support the future of Navy unmanned air system and weapons programs. “This is a great networking opportunity,” he said. “We are sharing ideas with the best and […]

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  • Original Article: MarketWatch Holmes-Tucker International has partnered with IBM to offer naval aviation customers IBM Rational Jazz, the industry-standard lifecycle project management software. “Jazz is one-stop shopping for managing an aircraft project from initial concept to retirement from the fleet,” said Holmes-Tucker President and CEO Dorothy Hammond. Jazz integrates a suite of software, including two critical applications from IBM’s Rational Group: the Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS) for requirements management and Rational Software Architecture (RSA) for enterprise architecture. Both are standard tools for the U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) in all new aircraft programs. “It’s a major step […]

    Small Business Partners with IBM to Offer Jazz Lifecycle Project Management

    Original Article: MarketWatch Holmes-Tucker International has partnered with IBM to offer naval aviation customers IBM Rational Jazz, the industry-standard lifecycle project management software. “Jazz is one-stop shopping for managing an aircraft project from initial concept to retirement from the fleet,” said Holmes-Tucker President and CEO Dorothy Hammond. Jazz integrates a suite of software, including two critical applications from IBM’s Rational Group: the Dynamic Object-Oriented Requirements System (DOORS) for requirements management and Rational Software Architecture (RSA) for enterprise architecture. Both are standard tools for the U.S. Navy’s Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) in all new aircraft programs. “It’s a major step […]

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  • Original Article: http://www.thebaynet.com/articles/1214/precise-systems-wins-navy-award.html Precise Systems, Inc. of Lexington Park, MD is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a SeaPort-e task order to provide program management support services to the Navy’s Program Manager for Aviation Training Systems (PMA-205). Its three partner companies are Wyle, Rollout Systems and Tekla Research.  This is a five-year task order to support PMA-205 in its procurement, development and fielding of training systems for aircraft operators and maintainers.  Precise Systems, Inc. was awarded this task under a competitive small business set- aside solicitation issued by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division at Orlando, FL. […]

    Small Business, Precise Systems, Wins Navy Award

    Original Article: http://www.thebaynet.com/articles/1214/precise-systems-wins-navy-award.html Precise Systems, Inc. of Lexington Park, MD is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a SeaPort-e task order to provide program management support services to the Navy’s Program Manager for Aviation Training Systems (PMA-205). Its three partner companies are Wyle, Rollout Systems and Tekla Research.  This is a five-year task order to support PMA-205 in its procurement, development and fielding of training systems for aircraft operators and maintainers.  Precise Systems, Inc. was awarded this task under a competitive small business set- aside solicitation issued by the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division at Orlando, FL. […]

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