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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for April 16, 2013
Communications and Power Industries, LLC, Microwave Power Products Division, Palo Alto, Calif., is being awarded a $9,058,598 firm-fixed-price requirements contract to repair a total estimated quantity of 625 continuous wave illuminator electron tubes for the AN-SPY radar program, within the AEGIS weapon system. This contract contains four option years, which if exercised, will bring the contract value to $35,291,485. Work will be performed in Palo Alto, Calif., and is expected to be completed by April 2014. If the options are exercised, work will continue through February 2019. Fiscal 2013 Navy Working Capital contract funds in the amount of $9,058,598 will be obligated at the time of the award and will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1). NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity (N00104-13-D-D006).
Raytheon Co., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded an $8,640,000 firm-fixed-price delivery order (#0044) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-10-G-0006) for the procurement of three AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array Radar Systems in support of the F/A-18 E/F aircraft. Work will be performed in Forrest, Miss. (80 percent), and El Segundo, Calif. (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2014. Fiscal 2012 Aircraft Procurement Navy contract funds in the amount of $8,640,000 are being obligated at time of 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.
TSO Armor and Training, Chesapeake, Va., is being awarded a $7,008,285 firm-fixed-price contract to provide instructor services for the Naval School Explosive Ordnance Disposal to train service members from the Army, Navy, and Air Force in explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) tactics in accordance with the school's standards to be fully trained EOD technicians. This contract contains two option years, which if exercised, will bring the contract value to $21,031,579. Work will be performed at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., and the expected completion date is May 31, 2014. If the options are exercised, work will continue through May 31, 2016. Fiscal 2013 Operations and Maintenance, Navy contract funds in the amount of $7,008,285 will be funded at the time of the award and funds will expire before the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with 11 offers received in response to this solicitation. The NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, Contracting Dept., Philadelphia Office, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N00189-13-C-Z027).
United Launch Services, Centennial, Colo., was awarded a $16,895,621 firm-fixed-price contract modification (P00092) for cost-plus, incentive-fee contract (FA8811-11-C-0002) for EELV launch capability. The contract modification pays the fiscal 2013 Atlas Capital depreciation portion of the total cost recoverable previously determined to be recovered over a 15 year period. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013. The contracting activity is Launch and Range Systems Directorate at the Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.
DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY
HighAction, L.L.C., Fairfax, Va., (HC1047-13-D-4001); Soft Tech Consulting, Inc., Chantilly, Va., (HC1047-13-D-4002); Unitech Consulting, L.L.C. doing business as Chameleon Integrated Services, Saint Louis, Mo., (HC1047-13-D-4003); and NOVA Corporation, Chambersburg, Pa., (HC1047-13-D-4004), were each awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (ID/IQ) contract for the Defense Information Systems Agency Information Technology Enterprise Support Services (DESS). The multiple-award ID/IQ is hybrid in nature with firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable, and time-and-materials contract line items. The awardees under this contract will provide support services to operate, maintain, and modernize DISA's Information Technology (IT) enterprise. The minimum guarantee for each offeror is $5,000 during the base period only, with no guaranteed minimum for any of the option periods. The total amount of all orders placed against these contracts shall not exceed $404,095,000 over the 66-month period. In accordance with the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act (FASA) and FAR 16.505(b) or DFARS 216.505-70(b)(1) and 216.505-70(b)(2), all awardees will be provided a "fair opportunity" to be considered for each order in excess of $2,500, unless one of the exceptions at FAR 16.505(b)(2) applies. The distribution of the total ceiling value of $404,095,000 will be determined based on the subsequent award of competitive task orders. No individual awardee is guaranteed above the minimum guarantee amount of $5,000 for the base period. Furthermore, the $404,095,000 is a total ceiling value, which cannot be exceeded over the life of the potential five-year contract, provided $404,095,000 in funding is made available over the potential 66-month ordering period. There is no guarantee these contracts will be extended beyond the base year ordering period. No funding is obligated at the basic contract level. Funding will be obligated on subsequent competitively awarded task orders. The period of performance for each of the basic contracts will be for a one-year base period beginning May 1, 2013 through April 30, 2014 with four one-year option periods (if exercised) and a six month extension of services in accordance with FAR 52.217-8 for a total of 66 months. Work will be performed at both continental United States and overseas DISA operating locations. The original solicitation was posted to the Internet as a competitive 8(a) set-aside, with twenty eight proposals received. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, National Capital Region is the contracting activity.