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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for Apr. 28, 2014
Dayton Bag and Burlap,* Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded a maximum $74,098,240 modification (P00101) exercising the first option period on a two-year base contract (SPM8E6-12-D-0005) with three one-year option periods for acrylic sandbags. This is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract. Location of performance is Ohio with a May 24, 2015 performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.
Hutchinson Industries Inc., Trenton, N.J., has been awarded a maximum $28,168,596 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for wheel and tire assemblies. This is a competitive acquisition and three offers were received. This is a three-year base contract with no options. Location of performance is New Jersey with an Aug. 28, 2017 performance completion date. Using service is Army. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 through fiscal 2017 Army working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Warren, Mich., (SPRDL1-14-D-0029).
Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $17,645,580,644 fixed-price incentive multiyear contract for construction of 10 Virginia-class submarines from fiscal 2014 to 2018. This contract includes options for on-board repair parts in support of each submarine which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $17,827,808,738. Electric Boat Corp., will continue to subcontract with Huntington Ingalls Industries-Newport News. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va. (24 percent); Groton, Conn. (18 percent); Quonset Point, R.I. (16 percent); Sunnyvale, Calif. (8 percent); Cheswick, Pa. (1.7 percent); Annapolis, Md. (1.2 percent), and with other efforts performed at various sites throughout the United States (31.1 percent). Work is expected to be complete by August 2024. No contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was procured sole source from Electric Boat Corp., pursuant to 10 United States Code 2304 (c)(1) and Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1 (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 (N00024-12-C-2115).
American Rheinmetall Munition Inc., Stafford, Va., is being awarded a $12,811,540 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for 66mm vehicle launched infrared smoke grenades in support of the U.S. Navy. The grenades will be used to provide a visible and infrared smoke screen to protect combat vehicles from observation and subsequent targeting by laser illuminators, targeting devices and rangefinders. Consequently, probability of damage or loss from adversarial forces is decreased as sensor guided weapons are rendered less effective. Work will be performed in Neuenburg, Germany, and is expected to be completed by April 2019. Fiscal 2014 procurement of ammunition, Navy and Marine Corps contract funds in the amount of $221,053 will be obligated at time of contract award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity (N00164-14-D-JR23).
ARMTEC Countermeasures Co., Cochella, Calif., was awarded an $11,450,440 modification (P00034) to firm-fixed-price contract W52P1J-09-C-0055 to exercise the option for 390,800 each M206 decoy countermeasure flares (389,300 for U.S. Air Force and 1500 each for the U.S. Army) for protection of helicopters and low altitude aircraft. Work will be performed in East Camden, Ark., with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2015. Fiscal 2012 other procurement funding in the amount of $44,950; and fiscal 2014 other procurement funding in the amount of $11,406,490 are being obligated at award. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity.
Kilgore Flares Co, LLC., Toone, Tenn., was awarded a $10,176,036 modification (P00039) to firm-fixed-price contract W52P1J-09-C-0056 to exercise the option to procure 318,600 each for U.S. Air Force and 1,200 each for U.S. Army for protection of helicopters and low altitude aircraft. Work will be performed in Toone, Tenn., with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2015. Fiscal 2012 other procurement funding in the amount of $38,184; and fiscal 2014 other procurement funding in the amount of $10,137,852 are being obligated at award. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity.
Health Facility Solutions Company*, San Antonio, Texas, was awarded a $7,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery contract for architect and engineering services to support the construction management activities for the Mobile District and South Atlantic Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Funding and performance location(s) are to be determined with each order. Bids were solicited via the Web with 97 bids received. Estimated completion date is April 29, 2019. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Mobile District, Mobile, Ala., is the contracting activity (W91278-14-D-0038).