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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for May 9, 2014
BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $30,801,080 undefinitized contract action as a modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4308) for USS Stout (DDG 55) fiscal 2014 selected restricted availability (SRA). An SRA includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship's military and technical capabilities. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by October 2014. Fiscal 2014 operations & maintenance, Navy and fiscal 2014 other procurement, Navy funds in the amount of $22,463,961 are being obligated at time of award. Funds in the amount of $21,496,875 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Norfolk Ship Support Activity, Norfolk, Virginia, is the administrative contracting activity.
BAE Systems Land & Armaments, Santa Clara, California (M67854-14-C-0001), and Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Virginia (M67854-14-C-0002), are each being awarded firm-fixed-price contracts for the design and development services to improve the force protection of the Marine Corps Legacy Assault Amphibious Vehicle Personnel Carrier Variant Platform. The initial award value for both contracts is $27,796,449. These contracts include options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative estimated value to between $163,516,104 and $205,966,570 based on the contract selected for the down select option award. Work under contract M67854-14-C-0001 will be performed in York, Pennsylvania (65 percent); Santa Clara, California (30 percent); Aiken, South Carolina (4 percent); Sterling Heights, Michigan (1 percent). Work under contract M67854-14-C-0002 will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina (24 percent); Ontario, Canada (20 percent); Langley, British Columbia, Canada (15 percent); Lansing Charter Township, Michigan (7 percent); Oceanside, California (7 percent); Sterling Heights, Michigan (5 percent); Columbus, Indiana (4 percent); McLean, Virginia (3 percent); Plymouth Township, Michigan (2 percent); Benton, Arkansas (2 percent); Detroit, Michigan (2 percent); Minneapolis, Minnesota (2 percent); Chandler, Arizona (2 percent); San Diego, California (1 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (1 percent); various other locations less the one percent (3 percent). Work is expected to be completed February 2015. If all options are exercised, work for this contract is expected to be completed by September 2019. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 research, development, test and evaluation contract funds in the amount of $27,796,449 will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds in the amount of $8,079,085 expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with four offers received. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Gaithersburg Farmers Supply Inc.,* Gaithersburg, Maryland, has been added to a series of multiple award contracts with an aggregate estimated $87,500,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for the procurement of commercial type agricultural equipment. This contract is being issued against solicitation SPM8EC-11-R-0008. Four contracts have previously been issued against this solicitation. This contract was a competitive acquisition with nine offers received and it is anticipated that a minimum of five awards will be made. This contract is for a term of five years and is for a portion of the total estimated $87,500,000. Locations of performance are Maryland, North Dakota, Kansas, Italy, Wisconsin, United Kingdom, France, Georgia, Japan, Korea, and Arkansas with a May 8, 2019 performance completion date. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2014 through fiscal year 2019 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE8EC-14-D-0017).
Burlington Apparel, Greensboro, North Carolina, has been awarded a maximum $19,500,000 modification (P00100) exercising the first option period on a one-year base contract (SPM1C1-13-D-1052) with four one-year option periods. This is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for Army poly/wool cloth. Location of performance is North Carolina with a May 12, 2015 performance completion date. Using military service is Army. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2014 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Burlington Apparel, Greensboro, North Carolina, has been awarded a maximum $13,633,200 modification (P00100) exercising the first option period on a one-year base contract (SPM1C1-13-D-1051) with four one-year option periods. This is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for Army poly/wool cloth. Location of performance is North Carolina with a May 12, 2015 performance completion date. Using military service is Army. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2014 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Northrop Grumman Enterprise Management Services, Herndon, Virginia was awarded a $24,997,000 firm-fixed-price contract to continue key and essential logistics service support requirements at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Ft. Polk, Louisiana with an expected completion date of March 14, 2014. One bid was solicited and one received. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $2,000,000 are being obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Ft. Polk, Louisiana is the contracting activity (W9124E-14-C-0003).
Weldin Construction, LLC, Palmer, Alaska, has been awarded a maximum $10,000,000 modification (P00010) to firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (FA5000-10-D-0023) to exercise the fifth option year for Simplified Acquisition of Base Engineer Requirements for a broad range of maintenance, repair, and minor construction work. Work will be performed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, and is expected to be completed by May 9, 2015. Funds will be obligated on individual task orders. The 673d Contracting Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska, is the contracting activity.
L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, Waco, Texas, has been awarded a $7,621,505 modification (P00012) to FA8625-13-C-6597 for C-27J Australia foreign military continental United States spares support. The contract modification incorporates CONUS Spares Support functions for the Australian C-27J spares warehousing, packing, handling, shipping, transportation and item unique identification. The work will be performed at Waco, Texas, and is expected to be completed by November 2017. This modification is 100 percent FMS for Australia. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WLJK, (C-27J Australia FMS), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.