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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Oct. 12, 2012
Abacus Technology Corp., Chevy Chase, Md. (FA8721-13-D-0007); SpectrumS4, Burlington, Mass. (FA8721-13-D-0008); Odyssey Systems Consulting Group, Wakefield, Mass. (FA8721-13-D-0009); P3I Inc., Hopkinton, Mass. (FA8721-13-D-0010) and EIS Inc., Vienna, Va. (FA8721-13-D-0011) are being awarded a $800,051,000 indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, cost plus fixed fee and firm-fixed-price contract to provide a variety of engineering and technical advisory and assistance services. The location of the performance is Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass. Work is expected to be completed by Dec. 11, 2017. The contracting activity is AFLCMC/PZE, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, (FA8615-13-C-6048) is being awarded a $94,700,000 firm-fixed-price contract for retrofit of 12 F-16 C/D Block 60 multi-role fighter aircraft. The location of the performance is Fort Worth, Texas. Work is expected to be completed by May 16, 2016. The contracting activity is AFLCMC/WWMK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Contract involves Foreign Military Sales for the government of Oman.
Hawaiian Rock Products, Mangilao, Guam, is being awarded a maximum amount $90,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for airfield pavement construction services at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. The work to be performed provides for the construction, alteration, repair, and maintenance of asphalt concrete roads, streets, highways, alleys, parking areas, and their associated facility on the airfield and main roads. Work will include cold milling, excavation, embankment grading or sub-base and base course, compaction, density tests, bituminous surface treatments, seal coatings, asphalt and concrete paving, adjustment of existing utilities and structures and other related work. No task orders are being issued at this time. Work will be performed in Yigo, Guam, and is expected to be completed by October 2015. Contract funds in the amount of $10,000 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 four proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Marianas, Guam, is the contracting activity (N40192-13-D-6001).
Arnold Defense and Electronics L.L.C., Arnold, Mo., is being awarded a $10,000,000 modification to previously awarded firm-fixed-price supply contract (N00174-09-D-0034) to provide additional 2.75-inch aircraft rocket launchers and/or subcomponents to support Navy, Marine Corp and Air Force operations (training and in theatre). Work will be performed in Arnold, Mo., and is expected to complete by September 2014. No funds will expire at the end of the fiscal year. Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity.
QinetiQ North America Inc., Waltham, Mass., is being awarded a $6,802,527 firm-fixed-price contract for Talon Generation IV robot vehicles, spares and accessories, depot level repair parts, shipping and training. Work will be performed in Waltham, Mass (99.64 percent) and Poland (.36 percent), and is expected to complete by March 2013. This contract includes Foreign Military Sales to Poland (100 percent). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity (N00174-13-C-0001).