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mILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for May 14, 2014
This contract was a competitive acquisition with five offers received. This is a one-year base contract with four one-year option periods. Locations of performance are Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Illinois, California, Kentucky, Colorado, Texas, Puerto Rico, North Carolina, Hawaii, Washington, and Georgia, with a May 13, 2015 performance completion date. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 through fiscal 2015 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPM2DE-14-D-7351).
Jacobs Technology Inc., Bedford, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $60,430,781 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursable contract to provide engineering and technology acquisition support services which consists of disciplined systems/specialty engineering and technical/information assurance services, support, and products using established government, contractor, and industry processes. Work will be performed at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, Peterson AFB, Colorado, Langley AFB, Virginia, Tinker AFB, Oklahoma, and Seattle, Washington, and is expected to be complete by Jan. 31, 2015. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2013 and 2014 research and development, procurement, operations and maintenance and foreign military sales (Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Jordan, Australia and Taiwan) funds in the amount of $39,988,406 will be obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/PZM, Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (FA8721-14-C-0018).
Matrix Research Corp., Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in the amount of $36,027,000 for research and development. The contractor will perform research and development to address problems of concurrent detection, tracking, imaging, and classification/identification of targets within contested and challenging environments. This will include the development of models, hardware, software, algorithms and techniques spanning basic, applied and advanced research for both active and passive sensing. Work will be performed in Dayton, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by May 16, 2021. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and multiple offers were solicited through a Broad Agency Announcement, six offers were received. Fiscal 2014 research and development funds in the amount of $1,100,000 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory/RQKSR, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-14-D-1722).
Raytheon Co., El Segundo, California, has been awarded a $22,000,000 modification (P00015) to FA8807-12-C-0012 for software coding and security on the military global positioning system user equipment contract. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $51,836,354. The contract modification is to mature the software coding of the GPS receiver cards being developed and perform security certification to enable faster fielding of M-code capable GPS receivers to the warfighter. Work will be performed at El Segundo, California, and is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, 2015. Fiscal 2014 research, development, testing and evaluation funds in the amount of $7,000,000 are being obligated at time of award. The Space and Missile Systems Center Contracting Directorate, El Segundo, California, is the contracting activity.
DRS-Sustainment Systems Inc., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a $19,574,481 firm-fixed-price, fixed-price-incentive-firm-target, cost-reimbursable-no fee (travel only), requirements-type contract for the Halvorsen 25K aircraft cargo loader contractor logistics support program. This requirement is for Level 1 performance based logistics (PBL) support for 443 Tunner aircraft cargo loaders at over 166 worldwide locations. The Level 1 PBL metric ensures maximum cargo velocity support is provided to Air Mobility Command. There are six elements of support that comprise this requirement: material management-parts, material management-infrastructure, program engineering support, overhaul, unscheduled depot level maintenance and modifications. Work will be performed at West Plains, Missouri, and is expected to be complete by May 14, 2016. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition and unlimited offers were solicited and two offers were received. Fiscal 2014 working capital funds, centralized asset management, Air Force Reserve Command and Air National Guard funds will be obligated upon availability for task orders. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WNKBBA, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity (FA8519-14-D-0007).
Textron Systems Corp., Textron Defense Systems, Wilmington, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $17,283,970 modification (P00022) to FA8682-11-C-0044 for the completion of mission control unit software development and aircraft integration for the sensor fuzed weapon. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $310,983,586. The contract modification is for the final phase of sensor fuzed weapon integration to the Indian Jaguar aircraft. This contract involves 100 percent of foreign military sales for India. FMS funding in the amount of $17,283,970 will be obligated at time of award. Work will be performed at Wilmington, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2015. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Long Range Systems Division, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Co., Defense, Space & Security-Network & Space Systems, Newark, Ohio, has been awarded an estimated $7,300,000 firm-fixed-price, requirements contract for remanufacture of 77 air launched cruise missile warhead arming devices. The work performed under this contract is to remanufacture and perform acceptance testing of the items specified in the performance work statement, per the warhead arming devices remanufacture procedures. The remanufactured WADs will be delivered as the 76560-11 configuration. Work will be performed in Newark, Ohio, and is expected to complete the basic one year ordering period by May 31, 2015 (estimated), and delivery dates will be cited on each order. This award is the result of a sole source acquisition. Fiscal 2012 and 2013 missile procurement funds will be obligated with each individual task order. Air Force Sustainment Center/PZABC, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is the contracting activity. (FA8119-14-D-0003)
Martin Baker Aircraft Co., Ltd., Higher Denham, Near Uxbridge, Middlesex, England, is being awarded a $26,408,026 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0066) to exercise an option for the procurement of 89 Navy aircrew common ejection seats for F/A-18 series and EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy (65) and the government of Australia (24). In addition, this option provides for associated hardware, equipment, technical data, and production support services for the U.S. Navy, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the governments of Australia, Switzerland, Malaysia, and Canada. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (60 percent) and Higher Denham, Near Uxbridge, Middlesex, England (40 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2016. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 aircraft procurement, Navy; fiscal 2014 procurement of ammunition, Marine Corps, fiscal 2013 National Guard and Reserve equipment, Defense; working capital fund, Defense, and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $26,408,026 will be obligated at time of awarded, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchase for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps ($18,803,335; 71 percent), NASA ($4,985; 0.2 percent) and the governments of Australia ($6,866,956; 26 percent); Canada ($538,347; 2 percent); Switzerland ($154,525; .6 percent); and Malaysia ($39,878; .2 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $9,048,214 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to the previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-4308) to incrementally fund previously exercised options to provide non-nuclear submarine repair work on Groton-based submarines under the New England Maintenance Manpower Initiative (NEMMI). Under the terms of the contract, Electric Boat Corp., will provide NEMMI tasks in support of non-nuclear maintenance, modernization and repair of operational nuclear powered submarines, floating dry docks, support and service craft, and plant equipment assigned to the Naval Submarine Support Facility New London. Work will be performed in New London, Connecticut, and is expected to be completed by December 2014. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy contract funds in the amount of $9,048,214 will be obligated at time of award and will 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). The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, Distric of Columbia, is the contracting activity.
ICF Inc., LLC, Fairfax, Virginia $49,983,761 was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for support to the Army Research Laboratory Cyber Network Defense Research and Services. Work will be performed in Adelphi, Maryland with an estimated completion date of May 15, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Fiscal 2014 research, development, testing and evaluation funds in the amount of $6,125,690 are being obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Adelphi, Maryland is the contracting activity (W911QX-14-F-0020).
BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P., York, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $16,098,318 modification (P00003) to W56HZV-14-C-0002 for the advance purchase of V903 engines for Paladin integrated management low rate initial production vehicles. Work will be performed in Columbus, Indiana (77 percent), and York, Pennsylvania (23 percent), with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2018. Fiscal 2014 other appropriations in the amount of $16,098,318 are being obligated at award. U.S. Army Contracting Command-Tank and Automotive, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
Conrad Shipyard LLC*, Morgan City, Louisiana, was awarded an $8,537,720 modification (0001) to W912BU-14-G-0002 for performance alterations to lengthen the National Aeronautics and Space Administration barge Pegasus. Performance location is Amelia, Louisiana, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 1, 2015. Fiscal 2014 other appropriations in the amount of $8,537,720 are being obligated at award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.