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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for May 7, 2012
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $237,740,000 modification to the previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-fee (firm target) F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Low Rate Initial Production IV contract (N00019-09-C-0010) for changes to the configuration baseline hardware or software resulting from the JSF development effort. This modification increases the concurrency cap for the U.S. Marine Corps and United Kingdom short take-off vertical landing aircraft; Air Force and Netherlands conventional take-off and landing aircraft; and Navy carrier variant aircraft. The concurrency cap establishes the threshold at or under which the contractor is obligated to incorporate government-authorized changes. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to span multiple years. Contract funds in the amount of $222,600,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract modification combines purchases for the Navy ($153,200,000; 64.5 percent); Air Force ($69,400,000; 29 percent); the United Kingdom ($8,200,000; 3.5 percent); and the Netherlands ($6,940,000; 3 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
Vericor Power Systems, L.L.C., Alpharetta, Ga., is being awarded a $23,571,200 firm-fixed-price contract for the manufacture, testing, and delivery of 16 ETF40B marine gas turbine engines in support of the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC) Service Life Extension Program (SLEP), and the repair/refurbishment of 16 output group modules for LCAC engines. The LCAC engines are an integral part of the SLEP and are provided to the SLEP contractor as government-furnished equipment for installation into existing LCACs. The SLEP will extend the service life of LCAC from 20 to 30 years; sustain/enhance craft capability; replace obsolete electronics; repair corrosion damage; reduce life cycle cost by improving reliability and maintainability; increase survivability; and establish a common configuration baseline. The LCAC SLEP scope of effort includes repair and upgrade of the buoyancy box; gas turbine engine replacement (this contract); installation of a new skirt; installation of an integrated C4N equipment package; and accomplishment of selected craft alterations and repair work. This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $60,717,056. Work will be performed in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, and is expected to complete by June 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Naval Sea Systems Command is the contracting activity. (N00024-12-C-4154)
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Ft. Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $14,165,940 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-02-C-3002) to implement required design changes that allow coalition training operations for the Joint Strike Fighter Program. Work will be performed at Orlando, Fla. (55 percent), Fort Worth, Texas (34 percent), and El Segundo, Calif. (11 percent). Work is expected to be completed in December 2016. No funds are being obligated at time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
Precise Contracting*, Memphis, Tenn. (N40083-12-D-5006); Chief Electric*, Memphis, Tenn. (N40083-12-D-5007); R.L. Alvarez Construction*, Clarksville, Tenn. (N40083-12-D-5008); and EML*, Franklin, Tenn. (N40083-12-D-5009), are each being awarded a design-build multiple award construction contract for design, construction, and renovation of government facilities in the Naval Support Activity (NSA) mid-South area of responsibility (AOR). The scope of work for the seed project is for energy enhancements to various buildings: 457, 768, 769, 784, 785, 791, 455, and 456. The maximum dollar value, including the base period and two option years, for all four contracts combined is $10,000,000. Precise Contracting is being awarded task order 0001 at $1,995,887 for energy enhancements to buildings 457, 768, 769, 784, 785, 791, 455, and 456 at NSA Mid-South, Millington, Tenn. Work for this task order is expected to be completed by May 2013. All work on this contract will be performed in Millington, Tenn. The term of the contract is not to exceed 36 months, with an expected completion date of May 2015. Contract funds in the amount of $2,025,887 are obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with 11 proposals received. These four contractors may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Midwest/Public Works Department Mid-South, Millington, Tenn., is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $7,708,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-5115) for DDG 51-class and CG 47-class Aegis combat system installation, integration, testing, and fleet life-cycle engineering support of the Program Executive Officer for Integrated Warfare Systems. The required engineering for DDG 51-class and CG 47-class ships includes program management and operation support, quality assurance, configuration management, ship design integration, fleet lifecycle engineering support, installation support, firmware maintenance, combat system test and evaluation, Navy-furnished material support, special studies, and future-ship integration studies. Work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J. (55 percent); Norfolk, Va. (18 percent); Baltimore, Md. (15 percent); San Diego, Calif. (5 percent); Bath, Maine (2 percent); Washington, D.C. (2 percent); Pascagoula, Miss. (1 percent); Port Hueneme, Calif. (1 percent); and Syracuse, N.Y. (1 percent). Work is expected to completed by September 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $875,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $16,254,426 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, fixed-price-incentive-fee contract (N00019-09-C-0019) for aircraft armament equipment for the F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G aircraft, including jumper bundles, pylon attach fittings, sensor well covers, adaptors, and plyons. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in May 2015. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Gentex Corp., Carbondale, Pa., was awarded a firm-fixed-price, sole-source contract with a maximum $21,600,000 for advanced combat helmets. There are no other locations of performance. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2012 Defense Working Capital Funds. The date of performance completion is July 31, 2013. The Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (SPM1C1-12-C-0016).
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Simulator, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded a $7,595,742 firm-fixed-price contract for C-130 aircrew training. The locations of performance are Pulaski County, Ark.; Cobb County, Ga.; Taylor County, Texas; Pierce County, Wash.; and Hennepin County, Minn. Work is to be completed by Nov. 30, 2014. ASC/WNSK, Wright Patterson, Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8223-11-C-0001 P00023).