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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for March 1, 2013
Tennier Industries*, Boca Raton, Fla., was awarded contract SPM1C1-13-D-1028. The award is a fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract with a maximum $15,551,438 for universal camouflage patterned jackets. Locations of performance are Florida, Tennessee, West Virginia and Georgia with a Feb. 28, 2014 performance completion date. Using military service is Army. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 through fiscal 2014 Defense Working Capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.
Exide Technologies, Milton, Ga., was awarded contract SPM7LX-13-D-0029. The award is a fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract with a maximum $6,754,515 for procurement of storage batteries. Locations of performance are Iowa and Georgia with a Feb. 24, 2014 performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2012 Defense Working Capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Columbus, Ohio.
DLT Solutions, Herndon, Va., is being awarded a $23,212,706 firm-fixed-price contract (FA8771-13-F-8100) for procurement of software maintenance and support for perpetual enterprise Oracle software licenses. The location of performance is Herndon, Va. Work is expected to be completed by Feb. 28, 2014. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013. The contracting activity is AFLCMC/HIK, Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Ala.
L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace L.L.C., Madison, Miss., is being awarded a $8,076.281 contract modification (FA3002-09-C-0006, P00022) for aircraft flightline maintenance for the F-16 aircraft in support of Taiwan's F-16 program. The location of performance is Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. Work is expected to be completed by Feb. 28, 2014. Type of appropriation is international funding. The contracting activity is AETC CONS/LGCI, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas. Contract involves Foreign Military Sales.
General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $14,648,643 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-10-C-4401) to exercise options for repairs and alterations for the USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) non dry-docking fiscal year 2013 chief of Naval operations (CNO) availability. The CNO availability consists of various repairs and alterations such as engine replacement/repair, jacket water cooler, lagging and insulation, ballast tank repair/preserve, well deck repair, cylinder head and components, etc. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by August 2013. Fiscal 2013 funding in the amount of $14,648,643 will be obligated at time of award, and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Norfolk Ship Support Activity, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity.
Canadian Commercial Corp., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, is being awarded a $9,839,099 firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for services and supplies for land and sea-based modeling, testing and risk reduction flights for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Australia, Spain, Japan, South Korea and Norway. In support of these efforts, the contractor will utilize a Vindicator II System comprised of contractor-owned unmanned air vehicles and high-speed maneuvering unmanned surface vehicles, as well as a contractor-owned helicopter radar signature simulator. Work will be performed at the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD), Pt. Mugu, Calif. (30 percent); the Pacific Missile Range Facility, Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii (30 percent); NASA Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va. (15 percent); Virginia Capes, Dam Neck, Va. (15 percent); NAWCWD China Lake, Calif. (5 percent); and Key West, Fla. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2018. Fiscal 2013 Operations and Maintenance, Navy contract funds in the amount of $262,723 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to the FAR 6.302-1. This contract combines purchase for the U.S. Navy (8,264,844; 85 percent) and the governments of Australia ($314,851; 3 percent); Spain ($314,851; 3 percent); Japan ($314,851; 3 percent); South Korea ($314,851; 3 percent); and Norway ($314,851; 3 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., is the contracting activity (N68936-13-D-0005).
DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY
HRL Laboratories L.L.C., Malibu, Calif., is being awarded a $10,150,974 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (HR0011-13-C-0027). This work is under the Structural Logic program, which seeks revolutionary structural designs that make up the basis for modern military platforms and systems by passively adapting to varying loads and simultaneously exhibiting high stiffness and high damping over a wide dynamic range. The goal of the Structural Logic Phase II is to demonstrate that this radically new approach to structural design can be applied to relevant and real world tactical systems. During Phase I of the program a wide range of relevant tactical applications were evaluated for the Structural Logic concepts and technologies including: space, armor, aerodynamic, hydrodynamic and civil engineering structural systems. The government has selected a hydrodynamic application, in particular a high speed boat (watercraft) for the Phase II demonstration. Work will be performed in Malibu, Calif. (34.3 percent); Baltimore, Md. (26.6 percent); Champaign, Ill. (18.6 percent); Chesapeake, Va. (8.2 percent); Austin, Texas (6.8 percent); Akron, Ohio (4.0 percent) and Portland, Maine (1.5 percent). The work is expected to be completed by Feb. 27, 2015. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.