MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Dec. 23, 2013

AIR FORCE

 

Raytheon Co., Space and Airborne Systems, Marlborough, Mass., has been awarded an  $134,399,631 fixed-price-incentive (firm target) contract for the design and development of Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminals Increment I, with firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee options for manufacturing, installation, and sustainment.  Global ASNT Increment I is a secure, survivable multi-path communication system used to disseminate nuclear command and control messages from national-level decision authorities to wing command posts and bomber, tanker and reconnaissance aircrews at geographically dispersed locations.  Work will be performed at, Marlborough, Mass., and the design and development is expected to be complete in December 2016, with production, installation, and sustainment options extending to December 2020.  This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with one offer received.  Fiscal 2013 research, development, test & evaluation funds in the amount of $1,395,000 are being obligated at time of award.  Air Force Lifecycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting authority (FA8705-14-C-0001).

 

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded an $108,194,928 cost-plus-fixed-price modification (P00501) for an existing contract (FA8611-08-C-2897) for F-22 sustainment. The contract modification is for calendar year 2014 F-22 Depot throughput and touch-labor. Work will be performed at Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2014.  Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement and operations and maintenance funding in the amount of $36,291,036.00 will be obligated for this effort.  This contract is not a multiyear contract.  Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WWUKH, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity.

 

Exelis Inc. Radar, Reconnaissance & Undersea Systems, Van Nuys, Calif., has been awarded a $76,164,504 contract for the procurement and installation of nine ground control approach radars 2000 Systems (GCA-2000) plus associated operator and maintenance training for installation at nine airbases in Poland in support of the Polish Armed Forces for the Polish Armaments

 

Directorate.  The contractor will manufacture, assemble, test, install systems to be used for aircraft approach and landing guidance, airspace control services and support of air traffic control operations, mission requirements and operator maintenance training.  Work will be performed in Poland, and is expected to be complete by Nov. 2018.  This award is 100 percent foreign military sales for Poland.  Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/HBAK, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (FA8730-14-C-0009).

 

Raytheon Co., Goleta, Calif., has been awarded a not-to-exceed $70,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for eight Advanced Countermeasures Electronic Systems (ACES) full systems for in country spares, three full systems to support software sustainment activities, 13 ACES Line Replaceable Units (LRU) to create a repair and return spares pool, and 21 ACES LRUs to support operation of ACES reprogramming benches at Warner Robins and Eglin Air Force

 

Bases, plus a lifetime supply of diminishing manufacturing source parts to support future repair and return and production.  Work will be performed at Goleta, Calif., and is expected to be completed March 2017.  This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition.  This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales for the governments of Morocco, Egypt and Iraq.  Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WWMK, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity  (FA8615-14-C-6022).

 

CORRECTION:  In the Dec. 18, 2013 release of contract FA8616-14-C-6061 to Rockwell Collins, Inc. Government Systems, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the contract amount should have read $43,812,122.

 

NAVY

 

BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services, Rockville, Md., is being awarded a $48,860,666 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursable contract for services in support of the Program Executive Office for Ships, Naval Sea Systems Command, PEO C41, and the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division.  Services provided will include the design, integration, testing, installation, training, and support of shipboard Command, Control, Communications, Computers, & Intelligence (C4I) electronic communication systems for ships of the U.S. Navy.  Work will be performed in St. Inigoes, Md. (50 percent); California, Md. (48 percent); Bath, Maine (1 percent); and Pascagoula, Miss. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2019.  Fiscal 2011 and 2012 shipbuilding and conversion, Navy contract funds in the amount of $48,860,666 will be obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1.  The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-14-C-0011).

 

Lockheed Martin, Maritime Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $37,133,082 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-5103) to incrementally fund the Aegis Platform Systems Engineering Agent (PSEA) activities and Aegis Modernization Advanced Capability Build engineering.  The Aegis PSEA manages the in-service combat systems configurations as well as the integration of new or upgraded capability into the CG57 Class of ships and the DDG 51 Class of ships.  Aegis Modernization will provide upgrades to Aegis cruisers and Aegis destroyers and will be applicable to all Aegis ships with a computer program that is backfit compatible to Baseline 2 cruisers.  Work is being performed in Moorestown, N.J., and is expected to be completed by September 2014.  Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation, Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy and Fiscal 2014 other procurement, Navy funds in the amount of $37,133,082 will be obligated at the time of the award.  Contract funds in the amount of $3,988,400 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington D.C., is the contracting activity.

 

Defense Support Services LLC*, Mount Laurel, N.J., is being awarded a $24,903,892 indefinite-delivery requirements contract for instructional support services to conduct basic and advanced courses on the Navy's Cargo Offload and Discharge System (COLDS), including the operation and maintenance of Navy Lighterage and Improved Navy Lighterage System powered and non-powered craft, other COLDS subsystems, and continued Contractor Instruction, Maintenance, Operations and Training Support, which yields qualified COLDS graduates.  Work will be performed in Coronado, Calif. (65 percent) and Norfolk, Va. (35 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2018.  No funds will be obligated at time of award.  Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued.  No funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals, with one offer received.  The Naval Air Warfare Center, Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla., is the contracting activity (N61340-14-D-0001).

 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Baltimore, Md., is being awarded a $23,275,441 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2300) to exercise an option for Littoral Combat Ship core class services. Lockheed Martin will provide engineering and design services as well as affordability efforts to reduce LCS acquisition and lifecycle costs. Work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J. (36 percent), Hampton, Va. (30 percent), Washington, D.C. (23 percent), and Marinette, Wis. (11 percent), and is expected to be complete by December 2014.  Fiscal 2013 shipbuilding and conversion, Navy funds in the amount of $12,056,601 will be obligated at time of award.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

 

Austal USA LLC., Mobile, Ala., is being awarded a $14,057,992 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2301) to exercise options for class service efforts for the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program.  Austal USA will provide engineering and design services as well as affordability efforts to reduce LCS acquisition and lifecycle costs.  Work will be performed in Mobile, Ala. (72 percent) and Pittsfield, Mass. (28 percent), and is expected to be complete by December 2014.   Fiscal 2013 shipbuilding and conversion, Navy and Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation contract funds in the amount of $3,984,807 will be obligated at time of award.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

 

EDO Corp., Panama City, Fla., is being awarded a $13,168,340 firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for depot level repair, maintenance and modifications of the MK105 Magnetic Minesweeping Gear and MH-53E Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS53) Launch and Recovery System and tracking system to support the Navy for the currently deployed Airborne Mine Countermeasures legacy systems.  The contract includes the technical support, analysis, repair, modification, interface equipment, and engineering support for the MK105 and AMNS53 systems.  The MK105 and AMNS53 are currently fielded for use in the Navy's capability to conduct quick response, high speed airborne mine countermeasures.   This includes all depot repairs and incorporation of engineering change proposals, including the generation of all Integrated Logistics Support documentation to support the conversions.  This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $53,877,327.  Work will be performed in Panama City, Fla., and is expected to be completed by December 2014.  Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy funds in the amount of $70,000 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) - only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama City, Fla., is the contracting activity (N61331-14-D-0002).

 

Marine Hydraulics International,* Norfolk, Va., was awarded an $11,559,768 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4405) to exercise options for the accomplishment of USS Gonzalez (DDG-66) FY14 Selected Restricted Availability (SRA).  An SRA includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modernizations that will update and improve the ship's military and technical capabilities.  Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by July 2014.  Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy funds in the amount of $11,559,768 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.

 

3 Phoenix, Inc., Chantilly, Va., is being awarded a $10,576,352 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6287) for the procurement of engineering services for development, integration, and logistic support of the Torpedo Warning System (TWS). The TWS provides surface ships with the ability to detect threat torpedoes and thereby employ defensive measures including maneuver and hard and soft kill countermeasures.  Work will be performed in Chantilly, Va., (46 percent); Fairfax, Va., (28 percent); Houston, Texas, (18 percent); Wake Forest, N.C., (6 percent), and Hanover, Md., (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by October 2014.  Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $7,566,566 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

 
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