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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Feb. 19, 2014
Estimated completion date is Feb. 12, 2019. Bids were solicited via the Internet with sixteen received. Army Program Executive Office Simulation, Training & Instrumentation, Orlando, Fla. is the contracting activity (W900KK-14-D-0001). (Awarded Feb.13, 2014)
Clark Construction Enterprises, LLC, St. Martinville, La. was awarded a $ 39,482,450 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction and installation of new drainage structures; construction of gravel access roads and ramps; installation of traffic control devices, installation of new highway embankment and pavement; installation of temporary water line utilities; and the permanent relocation of water line utilities, including tie-ins and connections, air release valves, and fire hydrants. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $39,482,450 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Jan. 1, 2018. Bids were solicited via the Internet with six received. Work will be performed in Plaquemines Parish (Venice) La. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans, La. is the contracting activity (W912P8-14-C-0019).
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, has been awarded a maximum $98,189,220 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for surveillance system spare parts. This contract is a sole-source acquisition. This is a three-year base contract with no option periods. Location of performance is Texas with a Feb. 19, 2017 performance completion date. Using military services are Army and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2014 through fiscal year 2017 Army and defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., (SPRBL1-14-D-0006).
US Foods, Inc., Lexington, S.C., has been awarded a maximum $72,000,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, bridge contract for prime vendor food and beverage support. This contract is a sole-source acquisition. Location of performance is South Carolina with a Feb. 14, 2015 performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2014 through fiscal year 2015 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa., (SPM300-14-D-3662). (Awarded Feb. 14, 2014)
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $35,545,309 fixed-price-incentive contract for the purchase of three AN/AQS-20A sonar, mine detecting sets with ancillary equipment. The AN/AQS-20A sonar, mine detecting set is a mine hunting and identification system with acoustic and identification sensors housed in an underwater towed body. The acoustic sensors are designed for the detection, classification and localization of bottom, close-tethered, and volume targets in a single pass. The identification sensor is designed for the identification of bottom mines. The system will be deployed from the Littoral Combat Ship as part of the Mine Countermeasures Mission Package. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $199,692,601. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, R.I. (56 percent); Tucson, Ariz. (21 percent); Pawcatuck, Conn. (6 percent); Middletown, R.I. (5 percent); Glen Rock, N.J. (2 percent); Windber, Pa. (2 percent); Cincinnati, Ohio (1 percent); Big Lake, Minn. (1 percent); Woodland Hills, Calif. (1 percent); Lewisburg, Tenn. (1 percent); Huntsville, Ala. (1 percent); Poway, Calif. (1 percent); North Springfield, Vt. (1 percent), and Hampton, Va. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by February 2015. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 other procurement, Navy contract funds in the amount of $35,545,309 will be obligated and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-14-C-6302).
BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P., Louisville, Ky., was awarded a $15,222,617 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-4137) on Feb. 18, 2014, to supply long lead time materials in support of the manufacture of the Virginia Class Submarine propulsors for SSN 792 and SSN 793. Work will be performed in Louisville, Ky., and is expected to be completed by February 2015. Fiscal 2013 shipbuilding and conversion, Navy funding in the amount of $7,611,308 will be obligated at time of the award, and funds will not 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) and FAR 6.302-1, as there is only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.