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  • Lockheed Mart
  • Global security company Lockheed Martin Corp., based in Bethesda, Md., has been awarded a $34.5 million contract from the US Air Force for the production of paveway II Plus laser-guided bomb GBU-12 kits. (photonics.com)
  • Virginia
  • Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $119,651,946 cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-only modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-6247) to exercise an option for engineering services and support of the Integrated Submarine Imaging Systems program. (defense.gov)
  • and Zenetex LLC,* Herndon, Virginia (FA8224-14-D-5007), have each been awarded a $96,500,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for depot on-site contractor augmentee teams (DOCAT). (huntingtonnews.net)
  • pursuant
  • Pursuant to the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act, GAO assessed whether DOD actions taken as required by the act have (1) improved departmental insight and oversight of UCA use and (2) resulted in local commands meeting DOD s standards for documenting the basis for negotiating the contractor profit or fee, definitization timelines, and obligation amounts. (gao.gov)
  • contractor
  • This report examines: (1) the incidence of prior serious safety or health violations among selected companies with DOD manufacturing and construction contracts, and (2) how DOD and selected DOD components address contractor workplace safety and health during the acquisition process. (gao.gov)
  • This is the accessible text file for GAO report number GAO-09-591 entitled 'Defense Contracting Integrity: Opportunities Exist to Improve DOD's Oversight of Contractor Ethics Programs' which was released on September 22, 2009. (gao.gov)
  • Report to Congressional Committees: United States Government Accountability Office: GAO: September 2009: Defense Contracting Integrity: Opportunities Exist to Improve DOD's Oversight of Contractor Ethics Programs: GAO-09-591: GAO Highlights: Highlights of GAO-09-591, a report to congressional committees. (gao.gov)
  • End of table] In response to the new FAR rules, DOD has made two key oversight improvements by revising its contract audit guidance to cover the new ethics requirements and establishing the Contractor Disclosure Program to implement the mandatory disclosure requirement. (gao.gov)
  • For the 66 UCAs GAO reviewed that were eventually definitized, contracting officers generally did not document their consideration of cost risk to the contractor during the undefinitized period of work as required. (gao.gov)
  • office
  • Report to Congressional Committees: United States Government Accountability Office: GAO: January 2010: Defense Contracting: DOD Has Enhanced Insight into Undefinitized Contract Action Use, but Management at Local Commands Needs Improvement: GAO-10-299: GAO Highlights: Highlights of GAO-10-299, a report to congressional committees. (gao.gov)
  • All claim attorney-client privilege with your office, which is providing them with a legal defense through Barbara Melton with The Faircloth Group. (louisianavoice.com)
  • Additionally, your office recently undertook the defense of Sam Trinca, Dean Manning, and James Moreau who are members of the board of dentistry, as well as the board of dentistry itself which were all recently named as defendants. (louisianavoice.com)
  • fiscal
  • GAO selected a nongeneralizable sample of 129 contracts at four DOD components with the highest total dollar value and highest number of contracts from those fiscal years for further analysis. (gao.gov)
  • Fiscal 2013 and fiscal 2014 procurement, aircraft procurement, research and development, and operations and maintenance funds (including both Air Force and Department of Defense) in the amount of $2,464,559 are being obligated at time of award. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • The federal government spent more than $535 billion on contracted goods and services in fiscal year 2010. (gao.gov)
  • headquarters
  • The Department of Defense (DOD) has taken some steps to examine its headquarters resources for efficiencies, but additional opportunities for cost savings may exist by further consolidating organizations and centralizing functions. (gao.gov)
  • For purposes of the Secretary of Defense s efficiency initiative, DOD components were asked to focus in particular on headquarters and administrative functions, support activities, and other overhead in their portfolios. (gao.gov)
  • The Department of Defense s (DOD) headquarters and support organizations have grown since 2001, including increases in spending, staff, and numbers of senior executives and the proliferation of management layers. (gao.gov)
  • Develop
  • GAO recommends that DOD develop a strategy that identifies the information it needs to collect and how it will use the information to assess contract award time frames. (gao.gov)
  • DOD agreed with the recommendation to develop a strategy regarding the information the department needs to collect and how the department will use the information to assess contract award time frames. (gao.gov)
  • Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Moorestown, New Jersey, has been awarded a $193,610,317 modification (P00150) to previously awarded contract number HQ0276-10-C-0001 for procurement of necessary material, equipment, and supplies to conduct the technical engineering to define, develop, integrate and test Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense 4.1 and 5.0 Capability Upgrade baselines through their respective certifications. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • risks
  • This was particularly the case for cost-plus- award fee contracts where defense regulations are not clear about how any cost risks are to be considered and documented. (gao.gov)
  • Despite a flurry of contracts, the threat of sequestration, fear from budget uncertainty, the fate of high-cost programs, risks associated with key project executions and order cancellations cannot be denied. (yahoo.com)
  • modification
  • Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded an $11,533,650 modification to previously awarded contract N00024‑17-C-5410 to exercise an option for Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) and Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) engineering and technical services to ensure continuity in production, design integrity, and total systems integration of the missile round and its components. (defense.gov)
  • Jacobs Technology Inc., Bedford, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $21,143,345 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursable contract modification (P00009) for FA8721-14-C-0018 to provide engineering and technology acquisition support services which consist of disciplined systems/specialty engineering and technical/information assurance services, support, and products using established government, contractor, and industry processes. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • Alliant Techsystems has been awarded a $20 million contract modification in order to acquire various AN/AAR-47 Missile Warning System Weapons Replaceable Assemblies for the U. S. Navy and Air Force. (yahoo.com)
  • billion
  • Foundation Health Systems and Humana said they will get a second chance to bid on a $2-billion-plus defense contract that they lost last year to Anthem Inc. (latimes.com)
  • Humana, which had revenue of $4.8 billion for the first six months of 1998, said the contract is worth more than $2 billion over five years. (latimes.com)
  • GAO reviewed relevant DOD regulations and policies, and contract files for 83 randomly-selected UCAs totaling $6.1 billion at eight local commands. (gao.gov)
  • activity
  • The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity. (defense.gov)
  • is the contracting activity (W911N2-12-D-0028). (huntingtonnews.net)
  • Air Force Sustainment Center/OL:H/PZIEB, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/PZM, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • This is a firm-fixed-price, multi-year contract wherein the sensor components used are airborne, blimp-based sensor arrays that provide early warning of hostile activity in the vicinity of U.S. forward operating bases in Iraq, Afghanistan and Southeast Asia. (yahoo.com)
  • government
  • The term " sustained questioned costs " means questioned costs that were recovered by the Federal Government as a result of contract negotiations related to such questioned costs. (cornell.edu)
  • Their primary business is a government contract to build a probe that will orbit and map the surface of the sun. (docplayer.net)
  • violations
  • The Occupational Safety and Health Administration doesn't collect data that could be used to match federal contracts with violations, so it's not always possible to know whether the violations occurred on defense contracts. (gao.gov)
  • However, available data do not allow a determination of whether these violations occurred during work on a DOD contract because OSHA inspection data do not include that information. (gao.gov)
  • The incidence of violations among all inspected companies with DOD contracts cannot be determined because OSHA does not require its staff to obtain and enter a corporate identification number in its inspection data, which is needed to match contracting data to inspection data. (gao.gov)
  • firm-fixed-price contract
  • and PB&A/ECATS/Dial Cordy Joint Venture LLC,* Austin, Texas (W9128F-14-D-0029), were awarded a $60,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for environmental consulting services. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • Data Link Solutions − a joint venture between BAE Systems plc ( BAESY ) and Rockwell Collins Inc. ( COL ) − won a firm-fixed-price contract with a value of $38.2 million. (yahoo.com)
  • Force
  • The majority share contract includes deliveries to both the Air Force and the US Navy and is scheduled to begin in the second quarter of 2011. (photonics.com)
  • report
  • Not later than March 30 of each year, the Director shall submit to the congressional defense committees the report required by subsection (a). (cornell.edu)
  • This is the accessible text file for GAO report number GAO-10-299 entitled 'Defense Contracting: DOD Has Enhanced Insight into Undefinitized Contract Action Use, but Management at Local Commands Needs Improvement' which was released on January 28, 2010. (gao.gov)
  • provide
  • based health insurer, said the Defense Department agreed to reopen bidding on a contract to provide health-care services for more than 1 million people after Humana and Woodland Hills-based Foundation Health Systems protested parts of the original bidding process. (latimes.com)
  • Although full rate production of the JSF is not projected to start until 2013, contracts awarded at this point in the program will provide the basis for future awards. (gao.gov)
  • award
  • We found DOD does not know how long it currently takes to award contracts and therefore does not have a baseline to measure progress in reducing time frames. (gao.gov)
  • As a result, information the components collect is not comparable and is of limited use for understanding contract award time frames department-wide. (gao.gov)
  • Determining what information is needed to monitor time taken to award contracts consistently across components should help DOD assess its progress toward reducing the time. (gao.gov)
  • and (3) factors identified as contributing to contract award time frames. (gao.gov)
  • were awarded a $49,000,000 firm-fixed-price multiple-award-task-order contract. (huntingtonnews.net)
  • components
  • Again, FLIR Systems received a contract worth $14.4 million to supply and maintain sensor components on Legacy Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment Base, Expeditionary Targeting and Surveillance Systems. (yahoo.com)
  • Mission Systems
  • Meanwhile, a Lockheed Martin unit, Mission Systems and Training, won a $6.9 million cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to perform additional Aegis development work for the U.S. Navy. (yahoo.com)
  • potential
  • As the Department of Defense's (DOD) most expensive aircraft program, and its largest international program, the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) has the potential to significantly affect the worldwide defense industrial base. (gao.gov)
  • percent
  • The decrease was led by a 22.2 percent fall in defense that was the biggest since 1972, following the Vietnam War. (newstimes.com)
  • collect
  • We recommended that, to assess time frames for awarding contracts, DOD determine what information it should collect and how to use that information. (gao.gov)
  • Articles
  • DOD must also apply the Preference for Domestic Specialty Metals clause to articles delivered under JSF contracts. (gao.gov)
  • prime
  • We believe more international order wins will partly counter the budget austerities of the U.S. DoD, providing a regular stream of revenues for the defense prime. (yahoo.com)
  • process
  • DOD's contracting process is designed to protect taxpayers' interests, among other things, and can take time. (gao.gov)