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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Feb. 5, 2014
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., has been awarded a $16,595,766 delivery order (0114) for an existing contract (FA8620-10-G-3038) for Lead-off Hitter AFSOC MQ-9 Software Line which will provide MQ-9 software engineering support for the AFSOC fleet of MQ-9 unmanned aerial systems. Work will be performed in Poway, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Feb. 6, 2015. Fiscal 2013 research and development funds in the amount of $2,063,006 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WIIK, Medium Altitude Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Wright & Wright Machinery Company Inc.*, Monticello, Ky., has been awarded a maximum $87,500,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for the procurement of commercial type agricultural equipment. This contract is a competitive acquisition and nine offers were received. This contract is one of up to five contracts being issued against solicitation number SPM8EC-11-R-0008 and with requirements that specifically call for agricultural equipment within the product line and will be competed amongst other contractors who receive a contract under this solicitation. This is a five-year base contract. Locations of performance are Kentucky and Korea, with a Feb. 4, 2019 performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 through fiscal 2019 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa., (SPE8EC-14-D-0012).
ReadyMat US LLC*, Lake Charles, La., has been awarded a maximum $9,000,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for foldable fiberglass mats. This contract is a competitive acquisition, and three offers were received. This is a two year base contract with three one-year option periods. Location of performance is Louisiana with a Feb. 5, 2019 performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa., (SPE8E6-14-D-0001).
HELIX-Hon a Joint Venture Co.*, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a maximum amount $30,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architect-engineering (A-E) contract for A-E services for the preparation of Navy and Marine Corps environmental planning documents for infrastructure projects in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southwest area of responsibility. The work to be performed provides for data collection, natural resource survey, and resource effects analysis work related to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and other environmental planning services. Services will include, but are not limited to the preparation of the following primary NEPA related documents: environmental assessments; environmental impact statements; draft findings of no significant impacts; and draft records of decision. No task orders are being issued at this time. Work will be performed at various Navy and Marine Corps installations in California (85 percent), Arizona (6 percent), Nevada (6 percent), and other DoD installations and federal agencies in the United States (3 percent). The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months with an expected completion date of February 2019. Fiscal 2014 environmental restoration, Navy contract funds in the amount of $5,000 are obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with eight proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N62473-14-D-1401).
Allan C. Bamforth JR Engineer Surveyor Ltd.*, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a maximum amount $15,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architect-engineering services contract for civil design and engineering services in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic area of responsibility (AOR). Task order 0001 is being awarded at $702,229 for the design of a water treatment plant at Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, N.C. Work for this task order is expected to be completed by September 2015. All work will be performed at various Navy and Marine Corps facilities and other government facilities located in the NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic AOR, primarily in Coastal North Carolina and the Hampton Roads region of Virginia; however, projects may be included throughout the NAVFAC Atlantic AOR. The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months with an expected completion date of February 2019. Fiscal 2013 military construction (planning and design) contract funds in the amount of $702,229 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the NAVFAC e-solicitation website, with eight proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N40085-14-D-8403).
Dignitas Technologies*, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded a $7,685,234 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division's Environmental Representation Data and Effects Program. These services include simulation and environmental representation subject matter expertise, technology development and integration, and applied technology experimentation. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla., and is expected to be completed in February 2017. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation, Defense-wide funds in the amount of $290,000 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via a Broad Agency Announcement; one offer was received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla., is the contracting activity (N61340-14-C-6103).
Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, was awarded a $16,286,396 firm-fixed-price, foreign military sales contract for 22 modified improved target acquisition systems for the Royal Saudi Land Forces SWORD program and three for the Saudi Arabian National Guard. Estimated completion date is June 30, 2015. Bids were solicited via the Web with one received. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-14-C-0066).
HRD Engineering, Kansas, City, Mo., was awarded a $9,500,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for architectural and engineering civil works for the Corps of Engineers Kansas City District. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is Feb. 4, 2019. Bids were solicited via the Internet with 11 received. Corps of Engineers, Kansas, City, Mo., is the contracting activity (W912DQ-14-D-1001).
CORRECTION: The contract W52P1J-14-D-0042 to GTI Systems, Inc was incorrectly announced Jan. 31, 2014. The contract was awarded on Feb 3, 2014.
CORRECTION: The contract W912DY-13-G-0022 modifications (P0001 and P0002) to Cray, Inc. were incorrectly announced Feb 3, 2014. The modifications were awarded today.