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Michael Flynn’s resignation Monday as Donald Trump’s national security adviser is unlikely to quell congressional calls — especially from Democrats — for further investigations into ties between Russia and Trump’s team, says MarketWatch. GOP senators see no need for an investigation of Flynn, reports The Hill.

Fox News reports North Korea’s latest missile likely traveled farther than any other, about 300 miles into the Sea of Japan but did not enter Japanese waters. It was launched on a “high trajectory” traveling for 14 minutes before splashing down.

The day after North Korea claimed it successfully test-fired a ballistic missile, China publicly opposed North Korean missiles tests that violate UN resolutions, reports Nikkei.com.

Acting NavSec Sean Stackley gets lead role in mandated overhaul of acquisitions, reports Defense News.

Naval Air Force Atlantic says six E-2C Hawkeye aircraft engines belonging to three aircraft were damaged during an improper oil change, reports DoDBuzz.

At a forum with Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, Gov. Larry Hogan said he is not a defender of the administration but needs to have a working relationship with Trump, reports WMDT.

SpaceX’s latest test returns rockets to NASA’s most famous launch pad, reports The Drive. “This is the same launch pad used by the Saturn V rocket that first took people to the moon in 1969,” said SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Instagram Friday. “We are honored to be allowed to use it.”

Since 2010, Israeli companies have earned about $1.03 billion related to the Lockheed F-35 projects, reports UPI.

Contracts:

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is being awarded $58,691,232 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification P00008 to a previously awarded contract (N00030-16-C-0005) for sustainment of the US and United Kingdom (UK) SSBN fire control system, the US SSGN attack weapon control system, including training and support equipment, and the missile fire control for the Columbia-class and UK Dreadnaught-class Common Missile Compartment program development, through first unit UK production. Work will be performed in Pittsfield Massachusetts (90 percent); Bremerton, Washington, (3.8 percent); Kings Bay, Georgia (2.8 percent); Dahlgren, Virginia (1 percent); Cape Canaveral, Florida (1 percent); Portsmouth, Virginia (1 percent); and the United Kingdom (0.4 percent), with an expected completion date of Sept. 30, 2021. Fiscal 2017 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $19,429,432; fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $17,803,365; fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $16,241,862; and UK funding in the amount of $5,216,573 are being obligated on this award. Funds in the amount of $17,803,365 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

SDV International LLC, Alexandria, Virginia (N62645-17-D-5011); Standard Technology Inc., Bethesda, Maryland (N62645-17-D-5012); and Technology, Automation & Management Inc., Fairfax, Virginia (N62645-17-D-5013), are each being awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award task order contract for medical record coding, auditing, and training services, as well as clinical documentation improvement specialist services. The aggregate not-to-exceed amount for these multiple award contracts combined is $20,768,875 and each company will receive at least one lot. This contract contains options, which if exercised, will bring the contract value to $64,962,972. Work will be performed at naval military treatment facilities and their associated branch clinics in the eastern US which include Naval Hospital Jacksonville (11 percent); Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (10 percent); Naval Hospital Pensacola (6 percent); Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune (6 percent); Naval Health Clinic New England (5 percent); Naval Health Clinic Great Lakes (3 percent); Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River (3 percent); Naval Health Clinic Corpus Christi (2 percent); Naval Health Clinic Quantico (2 percent); Naval Health Clinic Annapolis (1 percent); Naval Hospital Beaufort (1 percent); Naval Health Clinic Cherry Point (1 percent); and Navy Medicine East Region Portsmouth (less than one percent). Work will also be performed at the following sites outside the continental US that fall under the Navy Medicine East area of responsibility: Naval Hospital Guantanamo Bay (1 percent); Naval Hospital Rota (1 percent); Naval Hospital Sigonella (1 percent); and Naval Hospital Naples (less than one percent). Work will be performed at naval military treatment facilities and their associated branch clinics in the western US which include Naval Medical Center San Diego, California (18 percent); Naval Hospital Twentynine Palms, California (6 percent); Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California (3 percent); Naval Hospital Lemoore, California (2 percent); Naval Hospital Oak Harbor, Washington (2 percent); Naval Hospital Bremerton, Washington (2 percent); and Naval Health Clinic Hawaii (2 percent). Work will also be performed at the following sites outside the continental US that fall under the Navy Medicine West area of responsibility Naval Hospital Okinawa (4 percent); Naval Hospital Guam (3 percent); and Naval Hospital Yokosuka (3 percent). Work performed under these contracts is expected to be completed Feb. 28, 2018. If all options are exercised, work will continue through Feb. 28, 2020. Fiscal 2017 Defense Health Program funds in the amount of $20,768,875 will be obligated at the time of award, and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website as a 100 percent small business set-aside, with 14 offers received. The Naval Medical Logistics Command, Fort Detrick, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Progeny Systems Corp., Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $7,954,769 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-6294) to exercise options for engineering and technical services to upgrade and modernize existing and emergent information assurance (IA) systems. This contract involves custom application of the generic IA toolset to simultaneously and affordably satisfy specific combat system configuration requirements. Progeny will acquire technical refresh kits to upgrade and/or modernize existing and emergent IA improvements for in-service IA systems and delivery of specific products to support technology improvements and enhanced capabilities for integration into IA units and submarine warfare federated tactical systems subsystems. Work will be performed in Manassas, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by December 2017. Fiscal 2017 and 2016 research, development, test, and evaluation (Navy); and fiscal 2017, 2016, and 2015 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $6,135,000 will be obligated at time of award and funds in the amount of $175,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Co., Dulles, Virginia, has been awarded a $128,450,262 firm-fixed-price with cost reimbursable indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for mobile sensors operations and maintenance. Contractor will provide non-personal services for operations and maintenance services that will ensure the availability of the Cobra King and Gray Star radar facilities to collect 100 percent of the tasked data collection opportunities that pass through its field of view. This includes necessary support is provided 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. Work will be performed at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida; and various overseas locations, and is expected to be complete by Oct. 31, 2021. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with one offer received. Fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $18,235,868 are being obligated at the time of award. Acquisition Management and Integration Center, Patrick Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity (FA7022-17-D-0001).

Volant Associates LLC, Chantilly, Virginia, has been awarded a $14,005,098 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise (DI2E) Framework Integrated Collaborative Environment. Contractor will foster interoperability and collaboration of mission systems and capabilities within the Department of Defense and intelligence community by planning, analyzing, evaluating, designing, developing, and testing a feasibility demonstration model of a collaborative framework for members of the DI2E community. Work will be performed at Chantilly, Virginia, and is expected to be complete by April 13, 2019. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with two offers received. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test, and evaluation funds in the amount of $524,950 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, New York, is the contracting activity (FA8750-17-C-0001).

Agentase LLC, Elkridge, Maryland, was awarded an $8,659,565 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a chemical surface detector. Bids were solicited via the Internet with six received. Work will be performed in Elkridge, Maryland, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 7, 2019. Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $985,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911SR-17-C-0019). 

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