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Defense Logistics Agency Awards 10-Year, $33 Billion Special Operations Equipment Tailored Logistics Support Contract to 6 Firms

Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

The Defense Logistics Agency announced yesterday the following contract award:

Atlantic Diving Supply Inc.,* doing business as ADS, Virginia Beach, Virginia (SPE8EJ-21-D-0020); Federal Resources Supply Co.,* Stevensville, Maryland (SPE8EJ-21-D-0021); Noble Supply Co., Inc.,* Rockland, Massachusetts (SPE8EJ-21-D-0022); SupplyCore Inc.,* Rockford, Illinois (SPE8EJ-21-D-0023); Tactical Survival Specialties Inc.,* Harrisonburg, Virginia (SPE8EJ-21-D-0024); and W.S. Darley & Co.,* Itasca, Illinois (SPE8EJ-21-D-0025), are sharing a maximum $33,000,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract under solicitation SPE8EJ-18-R-0001 for the fifth generation Special Operations Equipment (SOE) Tailored Logistics Support (TLS) program. The scope of work under the SOE TLS program includes the total logistics support for the special operational equipment requirements of Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) customers to include military installations, federal agencies, and other authorized DLA customers located worldwide. This was a competitive acquisition with 29 offers received. These are two-year base contracts with four two-year option periods. Locations of performance are Virginia, Maryland, Massachusetts, and Illinois, with a Jan. 4, 2023, ordering period end date. Using customers are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2021 through 2022 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Take Your Best SHOT 2021

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020

Kick off the new year with ADS by attending Take Your Best SHOT at Topgolf D.C. – Loudon on January 21st from 1500 – 2000.

You’ll get a chance to network in a safe environment and meet with top suppliers who will display their latest and greatest products in Topgolf’s individual bays. You’ll also have the chance to take a swing at some golf balls and compete against your peers.

Exhibitors:

• 5.11 TACTICAL

• 908 DEVICES

• ACTION TARGET

• ATLANTIC SIGNAL

• COCOON, INC.

• DIX DEFENSE

• FIRSTSPEAR

• INVERIS TRAINING SOLUTIONS

• LONDON BRIDGE TRADING

• MED-ENG

• PHOKUS RESEARCH GROUP

• SAFARILAND

• SALOMON

• TEAM WENDY

• TYR TACTICAL

• UNDER ARMOUR

• WING GROUP
? MUSTANG SURVIVAL

• W.S.  SPOTSWOOD AND SONS
? GOV TOOLS

ADS is actively monitoring and complying with the COVID-19 pandemic response and guidelines put forth by Virginia’s Governor Northam and the CDC.

Social distancing is required, with only six visitors per bay at a time. Additionally, masks are mandatory and masks as well as hand sanitizer will be provided.

Qualified attendees include active duty military, federal, state and local government agencies, law enforcement, and first responders. Military and government attendees must present official government-issued identification.

Register and learn more about the event by visiting events.adsinc.com.

Take Your Best SHOT 2021 is not open to the general public.

ADS App for iPhone

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

ADS Inc has launched an app, available in the Apple Apps store which renders well on both iPad and iPhone.

The app provides direct access to ADS catalogs and other publications, offering a sampling of the thousands of products available for unit and agency orders from ADS, Inc. In fact, you can even request a quote, directly from the app. You’ll also have a calendar of ADS events, right at your fingertips.

Get yours at apps.apple.com/us/app/ads-inc

US Army Evaluating Mini Tactical 5-R System from Gantz-Mountain Inc

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

As part of the ongoing Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment 2021, they are experimenting with the Mini Tactical 5-R from Gantz-Mountain, Inc.

It is a smart surveillance system using ground sensors with artificial intelligence. This super micro-computer and artificial intelligence algorithms are packaged within one of five ruggedized camera systems with low light/night, thermal, and acoustic sensors.

The Experimentation Force (EXFOR), 1-29 IN, will conduct missions using the fixed or long range capabilities of the MT-5-R for AEWE’s Force-on-Force experimentation missions on Fort Benning, GA February through March 2021.

The Mini Tactical SOF Intelligence System is available for agency and unit orders through ADS Inc.

Virtual Warfighter Expo – Rohde & Schwarz Compact Direction Finder

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

I don’t get to write about electronic warfare equipment very often, but it’s always fun when I do.

The R&S DDF1555 Compact Direction Finder can be configured for spectrum search, signal monitoring and mobile as well as static direction finding. There is even an option for internal recording of signals.

It can be used with a variety of end user devices and depending on receivers installed, will receive signals from 9 kHz to 7.5 GHz and DF signals from 20 MHz to 6 GHz. Likewise, the system uses either the correlative interferometer or Watson-Watt method for DF solutions. There are a variety of antennas available for use, depending on the application.

The system weighs just shy of 9 lbs and utilizes a BB-2590 type battery which delivers up to 10 hours of DF operation.

Units and agencies can procure all products shown during Virtual Warfighter by contacting ADS Inc.

www.rohde-schwarz.com

Virtual Warfighter Expo – AN/PRC-148E Spear from Thales

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

The Thales AN/PRC-148E Spear Single Channel Handheld Radio is their latest version of the famed Multiband Inter/Intra Team Radio (MBITR).

It offers the same functionality of the AN/PRC-148 JEM in a reduced size.

Size: 8.5″ x 3.2″ x 1.1″ and 1.26 lbs with battery.

(The AN/PRC-148 is 8.44″ x 2.63″ x 1.52″ and weighs ~1.9 lbs.)

Waveforms/Modes of Operation Available:
-MIL-STD-188-241-1/-2
(SINCGARS — Standard/FH2 EOM)
-MIL-STD-188-181C, -182B, -183B (SATCOM IW)
-HAVEQUICK I and II
-ANDVT (LPC-10, MELP) AM/FM
-Project 25
-Over-The-Air-Cloning (OTAC)
-Situational Awareness Retransmission
-AM Swept Tone Beacon

Additionally, it incorporates a Type-1 Certified Programmable Encryption Engine (AIM).

Narrowband Channel

Frequency Range: 30 MHz–512 MHz

Transmit Power: 5 watt in all frequencies, 10 watt in SATCOM

Step Size: 5 kHz and 6.25 kHz

Channel Bandwidth: 5 kHz, 12.5 kHz, 25 kHz (8.33 kHz future waveform)

Units and agencies can procure all products shown during Virtual Warfighter by contacting ADS Inc.

www.thalesdsi.com

Virtual Warfighter Expo – Pelican EZ-Click MOLLE Panel

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

Pelican offers a EZ-Click MOLLE Panel for use with their storage cases.

These durable, rigid PALS compatible panels snap quickly into place via a cam-lock into the lid.

They will fit the following cases:
1510
1535AIR
1560
1610
1620
1650

Units and agencies can procure all products shown during Virtual Warfighter by contacting ADS Inc.

Virtual Warfighter Expo – TacMed R-AID Bag

Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

The Tactical Medical Solutions R-AID Bag worn as a backpack, hung as a panel, or slung over a shoulder like a messenger bag.

All critical intervention items are loaded in the top flap of the bag for immediate access. The second main compartment of these combat med pack bags contain items required for additional treatments and casualty packaging. The rear sleeve contains triage and casualty marking materials.

Offered in Black, Green, MultiCam, Tan and Red.

?www.tacmedsolutions.com/TacMed-R-AID-Bag