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FA865021C1959

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Overview

Government Description
RESILIENT AND AGILE MISSION SYSTEMS
Alternate Description
Resilient Agile Mission Systems (RAMS)
Place of Performance
Cedar Rapids, IA 52498 United States
Pricing
Cost Plus Fixed Fee
Set Aside
None
Extent Competed
Full And Open Competition
Est. Average FTE
101
Analysis Notes
Subcontracting Plan This Definitive Contract has an Individual Subcontract Plan. The Department of Defense has an overall small business subcontracting goal of 30%
Ball Aerospace & Technologies was awarded Definitive Contract FA865021C1959 (FA8650-21-C-1959) for Resilient And Agile Mission Systems worth up to $91,020,870 by Air Force Research Laboratory in April 2021. The contract has a duration of 5 years and was awarded through solicitation Mission Systems Open Architecture Prototyping, Experimentation, and Demonstration (MOAPED) full & open with NAICS 541715 and PSC AC13 via direct negotiation acquisition procedures with 2 bids received. As of today, the Definitive Contract has a total reported backlog of $76,678,059 and funded backlog of $76,678,059.

DOD Announcements

Apr 2021: Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp., Beavercreek, Ohio, has been awarded a $91,020,870 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Trusted and Elastic Military Platforms and Electronic Warfare (EW) System Technologies (TEMPEST) Resilient and Agile Mission Systems (RAMS). This contract provides for the leveraging of current advances in open system architecture standards and approaches, commercial high-speed networking technologies, heterogeneous processing, precision timing, cybersecurity and cyber-resiliency, modeling and simulation, and advanced computing paradigms such as cloud infrastructure to enable advanced mission system capability. Work will be performed in Beavercreek, Ohio; and Boulder Colorado, and is expected to be completed April 5, 2026. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and two offers were received. Fiscal 2020 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $1,000,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-21-C-1959).

Status
(Open)

Last Modified 4/29/24
Period of Performance
4/23/21
Start Date
4/26/26
Current End Date
4/26/26
Potential End Date
64.0% Complete

Obligations and Backlog
$14.3M
Total Obligated
$91.0M
Current Award
$91.0M
Potential Award
16% Funded
$76.7M
Funded Backlog
$76.7M
Total Backlog

Award Hierarchy

Definitive Contract

FA865021C1959

Subcontracts

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Activity Timeline

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Subcontract Awards

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Opportunity Lifecycle

Procurement history for FA865021C1959

Transaction History

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People

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Competition

Number of Bidders
2
Solicitation Procedures
Negotiated Proposal/Quote
Evaluated Preference
None
Commercial Item Acquisition
Commercial Item Procedures Not Used
Simplified Procedures for Commercial Items
No

Other Categorizations

Subcontracting Plan
Individual Subcontract Plan
Cost Accounting Standards
Yes
Business Size Determination
Large Business
Defense Program
None
DoD Claimant Code
Electronics And Communication Equipment
Awardee UEI
GM94J2EL8T19
Awardee CAGE
1KPW4
Agency Detail
Awarding Office
FA8650 FA8650 USAF AFMC AFRL PZL AFRL/PZL
Funding Office
F4FBBL
Created By
usercw@sa5700.fa8650
Last Modified By
usercw@sa5700.fa8650
Approved By
usercw@sa5700.fa8650

Legislative

Legislative Mandates
None Applicable
Performance District
IA-02
Senators
Charles Grassley
Joni Ernst
Representative
Ashley Hinson

Budget Funding

Federal Account Budget Subfunction Object Class Total Percentage
Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation, Defense-Wide (097-0400) Department of Defense-Military Research and development contracts (25.5) $360,000 100%
Modified: 4/29/24