MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Dec. 3, 2012

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AIR FORCE

            Lockheed Martin Corp., Bethesda, Md. (FA8818-13-D-0002); Oribital Sciences Corp., Dulles, Va. (FA8818-13-D-0004); and Space Exploration Technologies Inc., Hawthorne, Calif. (FA8818-13-D-0003), is being awarded a $900,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for the U.S. Air Force Rocket Systems Launch Program.  Contract supports space launch services for space missions for the Department of Defense and other government agencies.  The location of the performance is Magna, Utah, Chandler, Ariz., and Hawthorne, Calif.  Work is expected to be completed by Nov. 29, 2017.  The contracting activity is SMC/SDK, Kirtland Air Forve Base, N.M.

            Harris Corp., Rochester, N.Y., (FA8726-13-D-0001) is being awarded an $85,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for AN/PRC-117G Falcon III Manpack radio.  The location of the performance is Rochester, N.Y.  Work is expected to be completed by December 2017.  The contracting activity is AFLCMC/HNAK, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.

            Honeywell International Inc., Clearwater, Fla., (FA8204-10-C-0010, P00007) is being awarded a $7,945,373 contract modification for the Pendulous Integrating Gyroscopic Accelerometer.  The location of the performance is Clearwater, Fla.  Work is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2014.  The contracting activity is AFNWC/PZBF, Hill Air Force Base, Utah.

            Alliant Techsystems Operations L.L.C., Keyser, W.Va., (FA8213-13-C-0001) is being awarded a $7,097,212 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for procurement of 500 AIM 9P rocket motors for the AIM-9 Guided Missile.  The location of the performance is Keyser, W.Va.  Work is expected to be completed by July 10, 2015.  The contracting activity is AFLCMC/EBHKB, Hill Air Force Base.  Contract involves 100 percent Foreign Military Sales.

NAVY

            General Electric, Lynn Mass., is being awarded a $265,000,000 three year performance based logistics requirements contract to provide repair, replacement and program support of 35 F404 engine (F/A 18 A-D) aircraft components.  Work will be performed at the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast, Jacksonville, Fla., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2015.  The applicable Navy Working Capital Funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  No funds will be obligated at the time of award.  This contract was competitively procured with six offers solicited, and one offer received from the solicitation.  NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N00383-13-D-001M).

            Oshkosh Defense, Oshkosh, Wis., is being awarded $13,897,265 for fixed-price delivery order #0018 under previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (M67854-12-D-0209).  This delivery order is issued for the purchase of fiscal 2013 medium tactical vehicle replacement engineering change proposal kits, reducible height armor kits, and 300 Amp Alternators for the Navy Seabees.  Contract funds in the amount of $13,879,265 will be obligated at the time of award.  Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wis. (89 percent) and Israel (11 percent), and work for this delivery order is expected to be completed by Oct. 31, 2013.  Contract funds in the amount of $2,246,112 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Marine Corps System Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.

            BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded an $11,110,646 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-2204) to exercise options for the USS Arlington (LPD) fitting-out availability.  Specific efforts include program management, planning, engineering, design, liaison, scheduling, labor and procurement of incidental material in support of fitting-out availability and post shakedown availability.  Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va. (90.53 percent), and Chesapeake, Va., (9.47 percent), and is expected to be completed by May 2013.  Contract funds in the amount of $2,810,239 will be obligated at time of award.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via FedBizOpps with four proposals received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

            Raytheon Technical Services Co., L.L.C., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $7,168,813 firm-fixed-price basic ordering agreement for engineering services, overhaul, repair and upgrade in support of the MK57 Mod 13, NATO Seasparrow surface missile system units for CVN 72, equipment and other associated test, ancillary and support equipment.  Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va. (90 percent), and Chula Vista, Calif. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2014.  Contract funds in the amount of $7,168,813 will be obligated at the time of award.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured in pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).  Raytheon is the only responsible source capable of satisfying the Navy's requirements.  The Port Hueneme Division, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, Calif., is the contracting activity (N00024-09-G-5422).

UNITED STATES TRANSPORTATION COMMAND

            AAR Airlift Group Inc., Palm Bay, Fla., is being awarded a $143,668,332 option year modification for rotary wing aircraft, personnel, equipment, tools, material, maintenance and supervision necessary to perform passenger and cargo air transportation services.  Work will be performed in Afghanistan, and the option will start Dec. 1, 2012, to be completed by Nov. 30, 2013.  Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was a competitive acquisition.  The contracting activity in U.S. Transportation Command Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. (HTC711-09-D-0021).

            Canadian Commercial Corp., / Canadian Helicopters Ltd., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, is being awarded a $37,103,792 option year modification for rotary wing aircraft, personnel, equipment, tools, material, maintenance and supervision necessary to perform passenger and cargo air transportation services.  Work will be performed in Afghanistan, and the option will start Dec. 1, 2012, to be completed by Nov. 30, 2013.  Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was a competitive acquisition.  The contracting activity in U.S. Transportation Command Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., (HTC711-09-D-0022).

ARMY

            TRAX International L.L.C., White Sands Missile Range, N.M., was awarded an $87,540,223 cost-plus-award-fee contract.  The award will provide for the mission support services for WSMR.  Work will be performed in WSMR, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2014.  Three bids were solicited, with three bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, WSMR, N.M., is the contracting activity (W9124Q-07-C-0504).

            Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $79,999,747 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  The award will provide for the UH-60 Aircraft Avionics and Training Device Support Services.  Work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 20, 2015.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-13-D-0014).

            INDUS Secure Network Solutions L.L.C., Vienna, Va., was awarded a $45,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the infrastructure support services and information technology services.  Work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 18, 2015.  The bid was solicited through the Internet, with five bids received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Fort Detrick, Md., is the contracting activity (W904TE-13-D-0034).

            General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Mich., was awarded a $37,601,061 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure services in support of the M1A1 coproduction effort at the Egyptian Tank Plant in Cairo, Egypt.  Work will be performed in Sterling Heights and Cairo, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 28, 2015.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-09-C-0488).

            BAE Systems, Anniston, Ala., was awarded a $37,589,750 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of parts for route clearance vehicles.  Work will be performed in Anniston, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 31, 2013.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Chambersburg, Pa., is the contracting activity (W911N2-13-C-0011).

            HWI Gear Inc., Ojai, Calif., was awarded a $35,637,825 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of army combat gloves.  Work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 24, 2017.  The bid was solicited through the Internet, with eight bids received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Natick, Mass., is the contracting activity (W911QY-13-D-0001).

            MDT Armor Corp., Auburn, Ala., was awarded a $30,800,000 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of 220 "David" urban light armored vehicles.  Work will be performed in Auburn, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2015.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-13-C-0039).

            Cherokee CRC L.L.C., Tulsa, Okla., was awarded a $20,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the construction services in U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility.  Work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 13, 2015.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (W912BU-13-D-0004).

            Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded a $16,479,625 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of CH-47 software evolution support services.  Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2014.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (DAAH23-03-D-0015).

            Great Lakes Dock and Dredge, Oak Brook, Ill., was awarded a $15,449,350 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the maintenance dredging of the Savannah and Brunswick entrance channel.  Work will be performed in Savannah and Brunswick, Ga., with an estimated completion date of June 28, 2013.  The bid was solicited through the Internet, with two bids received.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah, Ga., is the contracting activity (W912HN-13-C-0001).

            Lockheed Martin GTL-Services, Huntsville, Ala., was awarded a $13,290,479 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to on-site technical support for Saudi Arabia and Taiwan in support of Foreign Military Sales.  Work will be performed in Huntsville, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2015.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-10-C-0240).

            Schutt Industries, Clintonville, Wis., was awarded a $12,952,885 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the procurement of M1061A1 trailers.  Work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 16, 2018.  The bid was solicited through the Internet, with five bids received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-13-D-0007).

General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Mich., was awarded a $10,870,443 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  The award will provide for the contractor logistics support to maintain 140 Iraqi vehicles.  Work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of March 30, 2013.  One bid was solicited, with one bid received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-13-D-0015).

            Record Steel and Construction Inc., Meridian, Idaho, was awarded a $9,474,720 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the construction of a munitions storage module at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Mont.  Work will be performed in Malmstrom AFB, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 29, 2014.  The bid was solicited through the Internet, with seven bids received.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle, Wash., is the contracting activity (W912DW-13-C-0013).

            Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, N.C., was awarded an $8,978,477 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  The award will provide for the research services in support of the Defense Coastal/Estuarine Research Program.  Work will be performed in Research Triangle Park, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 20, 2017.  The bid was solicited through the Internet, with three bids received.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Alexandria, Va., is the contracting activity (W912HQ-13-C-0004).

            SOS International, Reston, Va., was awarded a $7,317,043 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure public affairs operations in support of U.S. Forces -- Afghanistan.  Work will be performed in Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 26, 2013.  Eight bids were solicited, with eight bids received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (W52P1J-11-C-0058).

            Oshkosh Corp., Oshkosh, Wis., was awarded a $6,814,832 firm-fixed-price contract.  The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure family of medium tactical vehicles.  Work will be performed in Oshkosh, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2014.  The bid was solicited through the Internet, with three bids received.  The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-09-D-0159).

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

            MWI Veterinary Supply, Boise, Idaho, was issued a modification exercising the first option year on contract SPM2D0-11-D-0011/P00007.  The modification is a fixed-price with economic-price adjustment, indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity contract with a maximum $43,535,929 for veterinary pharmaceutical products.  There are no other locations of performance.  Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies.  There were three responses to the Web solicitation. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 Warstopper Funds.  The date of performance completion is Dec. 5, 2013.  The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.

            Merlin Petroleum Co., Inc.*, Westport Conn., was issued a modification on contract SP0600-12-D-4516/P00003.  The modification is a fixed-price with economic-price adjustment contract with a maximum $7,657,912 for fuel products.  Other locations of performance include federal civilian locations throughout Texas; Colorado; Iowa; Kansas; Minnesota; Nebraska; New Mexico; North Dakota; Oklahoma; and South Dakota.  There were forty-two responses to the Web solicitation.  Funds are provided by federal civilian agencies.  The date of performance completion is May 31, 2015.  The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Fort Belvoir, Va.

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