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N0001424C1114

Definitive Contract

Overview

Government Description
COMMON SENSOR PLATFORM FOR STRATEGIC AND DISTRIBUTED AUTONOMOUS CYBER ELECTRONIC WARFARE
Place of Performance
El Segundo, CA 90245 United States
Pricing
Cost Plus Fixed Fee
Set Aside
None
Extent Competed
Full And Open Competition
Est. Average FTE
44
Pacific Defense Strategies was awarded Definitive Contract N0001424C1114 (N00014-24-C-1114) for Common Sensor Platform For Strategic And Distributed Autonomous Cyber Electronic Warfare worth up to $18,434,554 by the Office of Naval Research in February 2024. The contract has a duration of 2 years and was awarded through solicitation FY23 Long Range Broad Agency Announcement for Navy full & open with NAICS 334511 and PSC AC13 via basic research acquisition procedures with 999 bids received. As of today, the Definitive Contract has a total reported backlog of $2,527,498 and funded backlog of $1,531,798.

DOD Announcements

Feb 2024: Pacific Defense Strategies Inc.,* El Segundo, California, is awarded a $17,438,854 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Common Sensor Platform for Strategic and Distributed Autonomous Cyber-Electronic Warfare (EW) effort. The Department of Defense is currently developing an open standard hardware/software platform (command, control, computers, communications, cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C5ISR)/EW Modular Open Suite of Standards (CMOSS)) for converged EW, communications, signals intelligence, and position, navigation and timing to respond to peer-on-peer advancements in EW and electromagnetic spectrum operation. The work to be performed provides for an artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)-enabled common EW sensor-effectuator effort that will lead to a whole new field of tactical AI/ML and cyber-EW at the tactical edge, and for theater level superiority. Research and demonstration of distributed AI capabilities, including autonomous cyber-EW effects, on these prototypes will facilitate use in multiple vehicles to enable: Multi-mission, multi-platform capabilities for distributed-denied, intermittent and limited RF environment, cooperative distributed EW, Web-based smart user interface for multi-mission, multi-platform planning, command and control, and situational awareness to reduce cognitive overload, build and deliver marine electromagnetic warfare ground family of systems-enabled CMOSS/Sensor Open Systems Architecture sensor nodes, including small unmanned aerial vehicle and small form factor sensor for persistent unmanned team effort. Work will be performed in El Segundo, California (68%); Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (23%); and Fairfax, Virginia (9%). Work is expected to be completed in March 2026. The total cumulative value of this contract, including a 24-month base period and one 12-month option period, is $17,438,854. Fiscal 2023 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $15,907,056 are obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under N00014-23-S-B001 entitled “Long Range Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) for Navy and Marine Corps Science and Technology.” Since proposals are received throughout the year under the Long-Range BAA, the number of proposals received in response to the solicitation is unknown. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00014-24-C-1114).

Status
(Open)

Last Modified 4/23/24
Period of Performance
2/23/24
Start Date
2/28/26
Current End Date
2/28/26
Potential End Date
15.0% Complete

Obligations and Backlog
$15.9M
Total Obligated
$17.4M
Current Award
$18.4M
Potential Award
86% Funded
$1.5M
Funded Backlog
$2.5M
Total Backlog

Award Hierarchy

Definitive Contract

N0001424C1114

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0

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Competition

Number of Bidders
Not Applicable For Award Type
Solicitation Procedures
Basic Research
Evaluated Preference
None
Commercial Item Acquisition
Commercial Item Procedures Not Used
Simplified Procedures for Commercial Items
No

Other Categorizations

Subcontracting Plan
Plan Not Required
Cost Accounting Standards
Exempt
Business Size Determination
Small Business
Defense Program
None
DoD Claimant Code
None
IT Commercial Item Category
Not Applicable
Awardee UEI
JBFPTBDHRMZ7
Awardee CAGE
8HBL3
Agency Detail
Awarding Office
N00014 OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH
Funding Office
N00014
Created By
j.lenfest@web1700.onr.n00014
Last Modified By
lisa.penn@web1700.onr.n00014
Approved By
stephen.t.hughes@web1700.onr.n00014

Legislative

Legislative Mandates
None Applicable
Performance District
CA-36
Senators
Dianne Feinstein
Alejandro Padilla
Representative
Ted Lieu
Modified: 4/23/24