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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for July 15, 2014
General Atomics - Systems Integration, LLC, San Diego, California, was awarded a $38,781,663 modification (P00019) to contract W58RGZ-13-C-0124 to acquire continued operations, sustainment, and integration of two deployed Highlighter fixed wing aircraft. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $8,873,018 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is July 13, 2015. Work will be performed in San Diego, California; Bridgewater, Virginia; and Afghanistan. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Northrop Grumman, Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded an $18,258,765 modification (P00107) to contract W31P4Q-08-C-0418 for the Integrated Air and Missile Defense S280 transition from the baseline M1085 mounted Command Post Platform Shelter to an M1148 Load Handling System Family of Medium Tactical Vehicle mounted S-280 Shelter. Fiscal 2014 research, development, testing and evaluation funds in the amount of $18,258,765 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Sept. 30, 2015. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC, Oak Brook, Illinois, was awarded a $17,027,415 modification (P00003) to contract W912DS-13-C-0045 for dredging shoaled material. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $17,027,415 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Sept. 7, 2014. Work will be performed in New York harbor along Newark Bay Port Elizabeth Channel, Newark Bay north and south areas, and along Kill Van Kull in the vicinity of Constable Hook and Anchorage Channel. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York, New York, is the contracting activity.
U.S. TRANSPORTATION COMMAND
Federal Express Charter Programs Team Arrangement of Memphis, Tennessee, was awarded an estimated $57,810,843 modification (P00012) to previously awarded contract HTC711-13-D-CC02. The modification brought the total cumulative face value of the contract to $1,176,792,312. Team members include: Air Transport International LLC, Wilmington, Ohio; Atlas Air, Inc., Purchase, New York; Delta Air Lines, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia; Federal Express Corporation, Memphis, Tennessee; Polar Air Cargo Worldwide, Inc., Purchase, New York; and MN Airlines, LLC, doing business as Sun Country Airlines, Mendota Heights, Minnesota. Work will be performed at worldwide locations with an expected completion date of Sept. 30, 2014. Fiscal 2014 transportation working capital funds will be obligated on individual task orders. This was a competitive acquisition and 28 offers were received under the initial procurement. The U.S. Transportation Command Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.
BAE Systems Land and Armaments, Weapons Systems, Minneapolis, Minnesota, is being awarded a $43,245,218 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-4221) for research and development activities associated with Integrated Power Systems power load modules, to be used for electromagnetic railgun pulse power containers design, and for the fabricating and testing of prototypes. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (75 percent); Minneapolis, Minnesota (15 percent); and Dayton, Ohio (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2016. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funding in the amount of $14,502,272 will be obligated at award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.
BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $29,773,261 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-4403) for the USS San Jacinto (CG 56) fiscal year 2014 drydocking selected restricted availability. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by January 2015. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $28,857,059 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Norfolk Ship Support Activity, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
Walsh Construction Co. II, LLC, Chicago, Illinois, is being awarded a $26,947,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of electrical capacity and cooling towers at Naval Support Activity Bethesda. The work to be performed provides for the construction of electrical upgrades to improve the capacity of the power distribution infrastructure. The proposed new construction includes the demolition and reconstruction of three existing cooling towers, and the construction of a fourth cooling tower cell to accommodate future loads. Work will be performed in Bethesda, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by January 2016. Fiscal 2013 military construction (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $26,947,000 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with 12 proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N40080-14-C-0158).
General Atomics, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $10,267,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N68335-09-C-0573) for the integration and installation of the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System CVN 78 shipboard software and support. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (79 percent), and Waltham, Massachusetts (21 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2015. Fiscal 2011 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $10, 267,000 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.
MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY
Lockheed Martin Mission System and Training, Moorestown, New Jersey, has been awarded a $20,000,000 option exercise modification (P00148) to previously awarded contract (HQ0276-10-C-0001) for support of advanced concept initiatives by the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (ABMD) Program Office to identify technology for introduction into present and future ABMD Baselines and upgrades. The modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $1,808,932,405. Work will be performed at Moorestown, New Jersey, with an expected end date of Dec. 15, 2015. Fiscal year 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $500,000 are being obligated at time of award. The Missile Defense Agency, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Merchants Food Service, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, has been awarded a maximum $7,220,745 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for full line food distribution for Louisiana and Mississippi areas. This contract was a sole-source acquisition. Location of performance is Mississippi, with a Nov. 15, 2014, performance completion date. This is a four-month bridge contract with no option periods. 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, Pennsylvania (SPE300-14-D-3015). (This contract was awarded on July 11, 2014.)