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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for May 20, 2014
Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace, Kongsberg, Norway was awarded a $37,000,000 modification (P00086) to contract W15QKN-12-C-0103 to exercise the option regarding depot support for the common remotely operated weapons station. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $37,000,000 were obligated at the time of the award. Previous modifications total $252,344,757. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Estimated completion date is May 14, 2015. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey is the contracting activity.
VIASAT, INC., Carlsbad, California, was awarded a $30,641,786 firm-fixed-price, multi-year contract for Enhanced Bandwidth Efficient Modem (EBEM) production and support to include: (1) fabrication and production delivery of: a. MD-1366(U) Strategic EBEM; b. MD-1366A(U), tactical EBEM; c. ethernet service expansion module; (2) post production software support; (3) hardware maintenance repair; (4) potential capabilities enhancement(s) via engineering change proposals. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. One bid was solicited and one received. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity (W52P1J-14-D-0056).
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Carson, California, was awarded a $15,890,745 modification (P00088) to contract W31P4Q-07-C-0335 extending the contract period through Nov. 3, 2014 to provide continued supplies, services and maintenance for the counter-rocket artillery mortar command and control system. Fiscal 2014 research, development, testing and evaluation funds in the amount of $100,000 and Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $12,517,326 were obligated at the time of the award. Work will be performed in Carson, California, with an estimated completion date is Nov. 3, 2014. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Fidelity Technologies Corp.*, Reading, Pennsylvania, was awarded an $8,008,925 modification (P00012) to contract W56HZV-13-C-0052 for options for armor kits for the Heavy Mobility Tactical Truck A4 and M915A5. Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $8,008,925 were obligated at the time of the award. Work will be performed in Reading, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date is Dec. 31, 2015. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
Mohawk Northeast, Inc., Plantsville, Connecticut, was awarded a $7,459,500 firm-fixed-price contract for breakwater repairs. Work will be performed in the Bridgeport and New Haven Harbors, Connecticut, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 17, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet with eight received. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $7,459,500 are being obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Concord, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (W912WJ-14-C-0016).
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Oceanic Medical Products, Inc.,* Atchison, Kansas, has been awarded a maximum $50,000,000 modification (P00009) exercising the fourth option period on a five-year base contract (SPM200-06-D-8203) with five one-year option periods. This is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for anesthesia systems, related components and accessories. Location of performance is Kansas with a May 22, 2016 performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, has been awarded a $27,685,574 modification (P00058) to FA8678-10-C-0100 for QF-16 Full-Scale Aerial Target (FSAT) Lot 2. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $158,649,517. The contract modification is for the exercise of the Lot 2 production option under the basic contract. This option is for the purchase of 23 QF-16 FSATs and 23 four-year warranties of the QF-16 Drone-Peculiar Equipment (DPE). Work will be performed at St. Louis, Missouri, and will be completed by May 20, 2016. The DPE warranty period will end on May 20, 2020. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 procurement and fiscal 2014 research and development funds in the amount of $27,685,574 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/EBYK (Aerial Targets), Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, California, has been awarded a $20,000,000 modification (P00004) to FA8810-13-C-00001 for acceleration effort in support of the production of Space-Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) 5&6 satellites. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $346,849,435. The contract modification is for planning and production parts including hinges, valves, structures and special test equipment to support the SBIRS GEO 5/6 satellite production. Work will be performed at Sunnyvale, California, and is expected to be completed by June 19, 2016. Fiscal 2013 missile procurement funds in the amount of $20,000,000 are being obligated at time of award. Space and Missile System Center (SMC), Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.