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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Nov. 21, 2012
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Marietta, Ga., (FA8625-07-C-6471, P00161) is being awarded a $38,508,060 contract modification for procurement of the C-5 Reliability Enhancement and Re-engining Program two optional plus-up spare engines and engine kits effort. The location of the performance is Marietta, Ga. Work is expected to be completed by Dec. 15, 2014. The contracting activity is AFLCMC/WLSK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
L-3 Communications Corp., Arlington, Texas, (FA8621-09-C-6292, P00072) is being awarded a $22,517,465 contract modification for one 4-ship F-16 block 40/50 MTC production unit, spares and installation set-up. The location of the performance is Arlington, Texas. Work is expected to be completed by March 20, 2014. The contracting activity is AFLCMC/WNSK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, San Francisco, Calif., is being awarded a $13,352,948 firm-fixed-price contract for a 53-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship the USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4). The ship's primary mission is to provide fuel, ammunition and dry and refrigerated stores to support U.S. Navy ships at sea, enabling them to remain underway for extended periods. This availability is primarily for freeze chill decking structure support and repairs; installing a reverse-osmosis system to produce fresh water; inspecting the propeller shaft and stern tube; cleaning and painting of the underwater hull; and replacing the flight deck foam sprinkler piping. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $15,083,062. Work will be performed in San Francisco, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Jan. 17, 2013. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via solicitation posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N32205-13-C-3012).
Detyens Shipyard Inc.*, North Charleston, S.C., is being awarded a $13,017,486 firm-fixed-price contract for a 120-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of Military Sealift Command cable laying/repair ship the USNS Zeus. The ship's primary mission is to install and repair undersea cable systems. This availability is primarily for alteration work on the main propulsion motors and forward and stern thrusters; tank preservation; freeboard preservation; various pump overhauls; sea valves; and cleaning and painting the underwater hull. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $16,437,469. Work will be performed in North Charleston, S.C., and is expected to be completed by March 30, 2013. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured as a 100 percent small business set-a-side with two offers received. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N32205-13-C-5002).
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $9,816,557 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-12-C-2010) for additional engineering analyses in support of the F/A-18A-D Service Life Extension Program. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. (58 percent) and El Segundo, Calif. (42 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2013. Contract funds in the amount of $9,816,557 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.