MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for July 2, 2014

DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Orlando, Florida, was awarded a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for an amount not to exceed $200,000,000 for the Long Range Anti-Ship Missile Accelerated Acquisition program.

Work will be performed at: Orlando/Melbourne, Florida; Troy, Alabama; Nashua, New Hampshire; Boulder, Colorado; and Cincinnati, Ohio, with an expected completion date of July 6, 2016. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $33,000,000 are being obligated at time of award. This contract was a sole-source acquisition. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (HR0011-14-C-0079).

ARMY

 

Zieson Construction Co. LLC, Riverside, Missouri (W912DQ-14-D-4000); Lavastida Development Group, Wichita, Kansas (W912DQ-14-D-4001); Blackhawk Constructors, San Antonio, Texas (W912DQ-14-D-4002); (Hanke Construction, Wentzville, Missouri W912DQ-14-D-4003); Ruiz-Tidewater JV, San Antonio, Texas (W912DQ-14-D-4004); and HGL Construction, Inc., Midwest City, Oklahoma (W912DQ-14-D-4005), were awarded a $49,000,000 firm-fixed-price multiple award multi-year contract to provide design and building services or construction to support military construction and design-build projects within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District. Bids were solicited via the Internet with 25 received. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of July 1, 2017. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City, Missouri, is the contracting activity.

 

Alliant Techsystems Operations, LLC, Plymouth, Minnesota, was awarded a $23,005,070 modification (P00053) to contract W15QKN-10-C-0050 for a low rate initial production of the M829E4 120mm armor-piercing, fin-stabilized, discarding sabot, with tracer cartridge. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $23,005,070 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is June 30, 2015. Work will be performed at Plymouth, Minnesota; Jonesborough, Tennessee; Orange, California; Cabot Pennsylvania; Radford, Virginia; Elkton, Maryland; and Rocket City, West Virginia. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.

 

Carothers Construction, Inc., Oxford, Mississippi, was awarded a $15,630,000 firm-fixed-price contract with options to construct a 36,000 square foot regional simulation center to include a controlled area, simulation communication rooms, simulation suites, secure communication infrastructure, network distribution nodes, operation centers, work cells, classrooms and administrative offices. Work will be performed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, with an estimated completion date of April 22, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet with five received. Fiscal 2014 military construction funds in the amount of $15,630,000 are being obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City, Missouri, is the contracting activity (W912DQ-14-C-4008).

 

ChemImage Bio Threat LLC*, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania was awarded a $13,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract to procure the enhancement, testing, and delivery of vehicle mounted Light Guard Mercury explosive detection systems. Work will be performed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with an estimated completion date of July 1, 2015. One bid was solicited with one received. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $6,370,000 are being obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey, is the contracting activity (W15QKN-14-C-0059).

 

Northrop Grumman, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $10,844,000 modification (P00031) to foreign military sales (Afghanistan) contract W31P4Q-11-D-0019 to provide tactical support of the Counter-Rocket, Artillery, Mortar (C-RAM) Program Office including field level engineering, field level technical support, reset support, logistics support, training support and technical manuals. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is Jan. 2, 2015. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.

 

Academi Training Center, Moyock, North Carolina, was awarded a $7,384,413 modification (P00006) to contract W560MY-12-C-0006 for a five-month partial exercise of option year two providing private security services at Forward Operating Base Dwyer, Afghanistan. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $7,384,413 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Oct. 31, 2014. Work will be performed in Afghanistan. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island, Illinois, is the contracting activity.

 

NAVY

 

Safe Boats International, LLC*, Bremerton, Washington, is being awarded a $34,518,536 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of four MK VI Patrol Boats. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $52,295,843. Work will be performed in Tacoma, Washington (82 percent); Kent, Washington (7 percent); Wichita, Kansas (6 percent); New Zealand (3 percent); and in Canada and Berwick, Louisiana (less than 2 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2018. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 National Guard and Reserve Component equipment account funds in the amount of $34,518,536 will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Under FAR Part 8.405-6 (a)(1)(i)(C) the new work is a logical follow on to an original Federal Supply Schedule delivery order, number N00024-l2-F-2223. The original order was placed competitively in accordance with the applicable Federal Supply Schedule ordering procedures. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-14-C-2230).

 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $29,574,329 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-02-C-3002) to define the tasks required to update the F-35 Lightening II Joint Strike Fighter Air System to be in compliance with informational security functional constraints. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (70 percent) and Fort Worth, Texas (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in January 2017. No funds are being obligated at time of award. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

 

Ensign-Bickford Aerospace and Defense, Simsbury, Connecticut, is being awarded a $20,777,054 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the purchase of MK 165, MK 166, MK 167, MK 168, and MK 169 detonators in support of U.S. Special Operations Command. Work will be performed in Graham, Kentucky, and work is expected to be completed by July 2019. Fiscal 2014 defense procurement funds in the amount of $316,007 will be obligated at the time of 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, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-14-D-JR02).

 

General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems Inc., Pittsfield, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $20,210,437 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-6246) to migrate the AN/BYG-1 Weapons Control System from a Technology Insertion (TI-14) baseline to a TI-16, integrate Advanced Processing Build (APB-13 and APB-15), and deliver this capability in multiple variants to multiple submarine platforms. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (86.36 percent) and the Royal Australian Navy (13.64 percent), under the Armament Cooperative Project. Work will be performed in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by June 2015. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds; fiscal 2012 and 2014 other procurement (Navy)funds; Armament Cooperative Project funds; and fiscal 2010 and 2011 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $3,297,231 will be obligated at the time of award, and $1,530 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

 

Accenture Federal Services, LLC, Arlington, Virginia, is being awarded $8,701,870 for delivery order 0007 under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00104-13-D-QA04) for finance and audit business integration contractor support for the Navy Enterprise Resource Planning efforts. This contract contains a one year option, which, if exercised, will bring the contract value to $17,387,160. All work will be performed in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, and the expected completion date is June 30, 2015. If the option is exercised, work will continue through June 30, 2016. Navy working capital funds and fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds will be used on the contract. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount $6,000,000 will be obligated at the time of award and will expire before the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, and three offers were received in response to this solicitation. The NAVSUP Fleet Logistics Center Norfolk, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, office is the contracting activity.


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