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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Jan. 2, 2014
BAE Systems, Land & Armaments L.P., Minneapolis, Minn., was awarded a $19,273,217 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-5314), to exercise options for fiscal 2014 MK 41 vertical launching system canister production requirements. Production requirements will include 89 MK 21 MOD 3 (SM-6) canisters, coding plug assemblies, explosive bolts, and impulse cartridge assemblies. Work will be performed in Aberdeen, S.D. (87 percent) and Minneapolis, Minn. (13 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2016. Fiscal 2014 weapons procurement, Navy funds in the amount of $19,273,217 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. (Awarded on Dec. 31, 2013)
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Training, Moorestown, N.J., was awarded a $14,432,389 firm-fixed-price delivery order under previously awarded basic ordering agreement for the production of one Mission Signal Processor equipment suite and two array simulator cabinets in support of the Aegis Training and Readiness Center. Work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J., (59 percent), Clearwater, Fla., (40 percent), and Akron, Ohio, (1 percent) and is expected to be completed by November 2015. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Other procurement, Navy funding in the amount of $14,432,389 will be obligated at time of award. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-12-G-5123-0014).
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $12,083,976 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-12-C-0043) for the procurement of 11 AN/APR-39D(V)2 test assets for various naval aviation platforms, including testing support and travel costs. Work will be performed in Rolling Meadows, Ill., and is expected to be completed in January 2015. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 aircraft procurement, Navy contract funds in the amount of $12,083,976 will be 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.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Baltimore, Md., was awarded a $9,710,890 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-5302) for MK 41 Vertical Launching System AEGIS Modernization module electronics production. Work will be performed in Baltimore, Md. (12 percent); Clearwater, Fla. (48 percent); Mt. Laurel, Pa. (16 percent); Lewisburg, Tenn. (24 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2015. Fiscal 2013 other procurement, Navy, fiscal 2013 and 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $9,710,890 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds in the amount of $401,781 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity. (Awarded on Dec. 31, 2013)
Caduceus Healthcare Inc, Atlanta, Ga., was awarded a $19,751,538 firm-fixed-price contract for 35 certified registered nurse anesthetists. Funding will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is Dec. 31, 2015. Work will be performed at San Antonio Military Medical Center. Bids were solicited via the web with eighteen received. Army Medical Command, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, is the contracting activity (W81K00-13-D-0009).
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., has been awarded a maximum $14,352,600 firm-fixed-price contract for helicopter bearing assembly spindle. This contract is a sole source acquisition. Location of performance is Connecticut with a Dec. 31, 2018 performance completion date. Using military service is Navy. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Va., (SPRPA1-11-G-001Y).
Ball Aerospace & Technologies, Systems Engineering Solutions, Albuquerque, N.M., has been awarded a $9,133,111 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Advanced Laser Effects Research branch (ALTER) to advance the state-of the-art of laser damage testing and target system vulnerability to laser weapons. The deliverables for this task include: beam train design documentation, test layout design and documentation, test hardware fabrication, test diagnostic instrumentation, raw data collection and documentation, test reports in the form of monthly technical status reports as required for test operations; and incidental programming or software developed during the test analysis and experimentation. Work will be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., and is expected to be completed on Jan. 13, 2017. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition advertised on Federal Business Opportunities, and four offers were received. Fiscal 2013 research and development funds in the amount of $731,000 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory Lasers Branch, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., is the contracting activity (FA9451-14-C-0313).
CORRECTION: The contract to Komada LLC, announced Dec 31, 2013, did not have the correct city and state of the contractor. The correct announcement should read: Komada, LLC, Marysville, Calif., has been awarded a $15,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Simplified Acquisition of Base Engineering Requirements (SABER) to provide construction for simplified, multi-trade construction at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. Work performed includes a broad range of maintenance, repair, alteration and minor construction on real property valued at less than $750,000. Work will be performed at Beale AFB, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2014. This is a single source award and is the result of a competitive acquisition in which an open market of offers were solicited and eleven offers were received. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance funds will be obligated with the first task order. The 9th Contracting Squadron, Beale AFB, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA4686-14-D-0002).