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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for May 15, 2013
Science Application International Corp., Fairfield, N.J., has been awarded a maximum $380,962,639 modification exercising the eighth option year of a firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. This contract is for maintenance, repair and operations supplies. Location of performance is New Jersey with a May 18, 2014, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 Defense Working Capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa. (SPM500-04-D-BP08)
Harris Manufacturing Company Inc.*, Trenton, N.J., has been awarded a maximum $14,966,360 modification exercising option year one of a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. This contract is for life rafts. Locations of performance are New Jersey and Delaware with a June 28, 2014, completion date. Using military services are Navy, Air Force. 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. (SPM8EJ-11-D-0502)
Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pa., is being awarded a $296,442,784 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2121) for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components. Work will be performed in Monroeville, Pa. (71.59 percent) and Schenectady, N.Y. (28.41 percent). Fiscal 2013 Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. No completion date or additional information is provided on Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contracts. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc., Rockville, Md., is being awarded a $37,760,767 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-09-C-0102) to exercise an option for engineering and technical services and supplies for the design, development, integration, test and evaluation, maintenance and logistics support of communication-electronic platform, equipment, systems and subsystems in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's Special Communications Requirements Division. Work will be performed in St. Inigoes, Md. (40 percent); Chesapeake, Va. (39 percent); Spring Lake, N.C. (14 percent); San Diego, Calif. (3 percent); Tampa, Fla. (2 percent); Washington, D.C. (1 percent); Fort Campbell, Ky. (.5 percent); and Fort Carson, Colo. (.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2014. Navy Working Capital funds in the amount of $3,000,000 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, St. Inigoes, Md., is the contracting activity.
Turbopower LLC, Miami Lakes, Fla. (N00019-09-D-0012); Rolls-Royce Engine Services, Oakland, Calif. (N00019-09-D-0013); and StandardAero (San Antonio) Inc., San Antonio, Texas (N00019-09-D-0014), are each being awarded modifications to previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts to exercise options for depot-level repair of the T56 Series III engine. Depot-level repair of the T56 Series III engine modules is required to support fielded P-3 and derivative aircraft, as well as T56 powered C-130 and C-2 aircraft. The estimated value of the individual modifications are $39,202,553 for Turbopower LLC, $33,213,697 for Rolls-Royce Engine Services; and $39,028,623 for StandardAero Inc. The companies will have the opportunity to compete for associated task orders. The places of performance are Miami Lakes, Fla., for Turbopower LLC; Oakland, Calif., for Rolls-Royce Engine Services; and San Antonio, Texas, for StandardAero Inc. Efforts under these options are expected to be completed in February 2014. No funds are being obligated at time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity.
TRICARE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY
Optum Health Care Solutions Inc., Golden Valley, Minn., was awarded a $23,034,076 firm-fixed-price contract to provide telehealth support to the Department of Defense TRICARE program. The 12 month base year will begin with a three-month start-up period. The contractor will assist the Military Health System in operating a nationwide nurse advice line to provide 24/7 telehealth triage and administrative support services for all TRICARE beneficiaries located in the United States. The work to be performed includes telehealth nurse triage, advice for self-care and for pursuing health care services, appointing at Military Treatment Facilities, provider locator assistance and customer service while providing beneficiary satisfaction at the highest level possible through the delivery of world-class health care. Fiscal 2013 Operational and Maintenance funding in the amount of $23,034,076 is being obligated at time of award. This contract was competitively procured with six initial offers received. TRICARE Management Activity, Falls Church, Va., is the contracting activity (HT0011-13-C-0001).
Jacobs Technology Inc., Lincoln, Mass., was awarded a $14,448,258 cost-plus-fixed -fee and cost-reimbursable contract for interim support of services to provide engineering and technology acquisition support services. The types of services to be acquired under this contract includes but are not limited to: engineering services, engineering support, technical support, provisioning and logistics, modeling and simulation, configuration and data management, architectural support, test and evaluation, security engineering and certification, capability based planning, commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) integration, integrated master plans and scheduling and technical reviews. Work will be performed at Hanscom Air Force Base (AFB), Mass., with primary geographically separated units (GSUs) at Peterson AFB, Colo.; Langley AFB, Va.; Eglin AFB, Fla.; Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Ala.; and Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, with an expected completion date of Nov 14, 2013. Fiscal year 2013 operations and maintenance funds and fiscal 2012 and 2013 research and development and procurement funds in the amount of $11,468,879 are being obligated at time of award. This contract was a sole source acquisition and the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/PZM is the contracting activity. Contract has an FMS component as the contract requires company to travel overseas for host nation support. (FA8721-13-C-0006)
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems, Merrimack, N.H., was awarded a $11,943,869 modification (P00011) to a previously awarded contract (FA8750-11-C-0189) for smart waveforms using evasive and adaptive protocols (SWEAP) software/hardware/testbed to demonstrate to demonstrate CommEx's capabilities for recognition, optimization, and mitigation in software-only upgrades using the current processing resources, software upgrades on enhanced processing resources, hardware and antenna upgrades. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $18,245,337. Fiscal 2013 Research and Development funds provided by Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in the amount of $4,590,234 will be obligated at the time of award. Work will be performed at Merrimack, N.H., and is expected to be completed by Feb. 28, 2015. The contracting activity is Air Force Research Laboratory/RIKF, Rome, N.Y.