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MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Contracts for July 18, 2014
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., doing business as Northrop Grumman Information Systems, Chantilly, Virginia, has been awarded a $300,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for systems engineering, management, and sustainment (SEMS) III. Contractor will provide systems engineering, systems/program management, and sustainment services for the Air Force Weather Agency's enterprise information systems which produce and disseminate real-time weather services and products worldwide. Work will be performed primarily at the Headquarters Air Force Weather Agency, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska, and is expected to be completed by July 31, 2019. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition, and one offer was received. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, research and development and procurement funds will be obligated with each task order. The 55th Contracting Squadron at Offutt AFB, Nebraska, is the contracting activity (FA4600-14-D-0004).
University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), Dayton Ohio, has been awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract and one initial task order with an estimated ceiling of $9,900,000 to meet specific research objectives to bridge the gaps and accelerate the initial development of selected nondestructive technology to a level of full-feasibility demonstration, to conduct studies of the applicability of selected technologies to a wide variety of potential applications, or development of new technologies to address specific needs. Research is contemplated to address current operational or maintenance needs. Work will be performed primarily at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and the ordering period will run through July 31, 2019. All effort is expected to be completed on July 30, 2021. The award to UDRI is the result from proposals submitted in response to research and development broad agency announcement BAA-RQKM-2014-0012. Three competitive offers were received. Fiscal 2014 research and development funds in the amount of $225,000 for task order 0001 will be obligated at time of award. Air Force Research Laboratory/RQKMC, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-14-D-5224, TO0001).
Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded a $8,527,198 modification (P00026) to a firm-fixed-price contract (FA8675-13-C-0003) for Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) Production Lot 27. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $564,772,594. The contract modification provides for integration and testing for AMRAAM contract line item numbers 0008, 0009, and 0010 being produced under the basic contract. Work will be performed at Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2016. Foreign military sales contract funds in the amount of $8,527,198 are being obligated at the time of the award for Australia. This Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/EBAK, Eglin AFB, Florida, is the contracting activity.
Donald L. Mooney Enterprises LLC, doing business as Nurses Etc Staffing,* San Antonio, Texas (N62645-14-D-5032); Loyal Source Government Services LLC,* Orlando, Florida (N62645-14-D-5033); Magnum Opus Technologies Inc.,* San Antonio, Texas (N62645-14-D-5034); and Vesa Health & Technology Inc.,* San Antonio, Texas (N62645-14-D-5035), are each being awarded a 36-month, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award task order contract for various ancillary services that include the labor bands of Allied Health, Technologist, Technician and Assistant. The aggregate not-to-exceed amount for these multiple award contracts combined is $130,430,320. The four contractors will have the opportunity to bid on each individual task order. Work will be performed at the following military treatment facilities in the Pacific region of the U.S.: Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, California (25 percent); Naval Hospital Lemoore, California (15 percent); Naval Hospital Twenty-Nine Palms, California (15 percent); Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California (10 percent); Naval Hospital Bremerton, Washington (10 percent); Naval Hospital Oak Harbor, Washington (10 percent); Naval Health Clinic Hawaii (10 percent); Naval Hospital Guam (2 percent) and any associated branch clinics (3 percent). Work is expected to be completed onSept. 30, 2017. Availability of Fiscal 2015 Defense Health Program funds in the amount of $1,156,230 will be obligated at the time of award under initial task orders, and the funds will expire at the end of the Fiscal 2015. These contracts were solicited via a multiple award electronic request for proposals as a 100 percent service disabled veteran-owned small business set-aside, with 26 offers received. The Naval Medical Logistics Command, Fort Detrick, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Advanced Crane Technologies LLC,* Reading, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a maximum amount $31,184,365 requirements contract for the service life extension program to modernize 14 60-ton portal cranes at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Norfolk, Virginia; Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington; and Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Kittery, Maine. The work to be performed is for the modernization for all cranes and will include replacing the existing drives, modifying the operator's controls, replacing/modifying the electric control system, replacing the crane's diesel engine generator set, adding a rail lubrication system (as an option), adding new limit switches, replacing whip hoist wire rope and replacing outdoor conduit. Additionally, the addition of a caliper disc brake mounted on the drum and associated caliper disc brake control system will be required on the whip hoist on seven of the fourteen cranes. Task order 0001 is being awarded at $2,485,769 for modernization of crane P-82 in the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, Bremerton, Washington, and task order 0002 at $1,992,626 for modernization of crane DC-41 in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Norfolk, Virginia. Work for these task orders is expected to be completed by April 2016. Work on this contract will be performed in Portsmouth, Virginia (72 percent); Bremerton, Washington (21 percent); and Kittery, Maine (7 percent), and the term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months with an expected completion date of July 2019. Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $4,478,395 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N62470-14-D-5001).
Communications & Power Industries LLC, Palo Alto, California, is being awarded an $18,841,200 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the repair and remanufacture of AN/SLQ-32 output, driver and sidekick output traveling wave tubes (TWTs) to support the repair and refurbishment of Navy ships. The AN/SLQ-32 output, driver, and sidekick output TWTs are an integral part of the AN/SLQ-32 electronic countermeasures system and are used to amplify radiofrequency energy to defeat anti-ship missile systems. Work will be performed in Palo Alto, California, and is expected to be completed by July 2019. Fiscal 2014 working capital funds in the amount of $390,252 will be obligated at time of award and 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-GR37).
Detyens Shipyards Inc.,* North Charleston, South Carolina, is being awarded an $11,631,622 firm-fixed-price contract for a 75-calendar day regular overhaul and dry-docking of USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). Work will include opening, cleaning and purging gas from tanks, voids and cofferdams; repairing and replacing various sections of weather deck handrails on the forward main mast, replenishment-at-sea and fueling-at-sea kingposts and access ladders; modifying the main reduction gear lube oil purifier; inspecting the auxiliary boiler; inspecting and weight testing the accommodation ladder; performing maintenance on gallery/scullery equipment; dry-docking and undocking; refurbishing sea valves; cleaning and painting the underwater hull; and blasting and coating tanks. Arctic's primary mission is to deliver petroleum products, ammunition, food and other cargo to ships at sea. The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $15,240,367. Work will be performed in North Charleston, South Carolina, and is expected to be completed by October 2014. Navy working capital funds in the amount of $11,631,622 are being obligated at the time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was procured as a 100% small business set-aside with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two proposals received. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N32205-14-C-2003).
Watts Constructors LLC, Honolulu, Hawaii, is being awarded a $9,395,000 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of an integrated water treatment system at Puget Sound Naval Shipyardand Intermediate Maintenance Facility, Bremerton, Washington. The work to be performed provides for infrastructure improvement to the existing system that collects and treats industrial process water at Drydock 3 and Drydock 4. This project will integrate the existing oily water treatment system with the existing process water collection system to provide increased capability and capacity for on-site collection, containment, and treatment of process water from the drydock floor. Work will be performed in Bremerton, Washington, and is expected to be completed by February 2016. Fiscal 2014 military construction (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $9,395,000 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with six proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Northwest, Silverdale, Washington, is the contracting activity (N44255-14-C-5000).
BAE Systems Land & Armaments, York, Pennsylvania, was awarded an $88,330,859 modification (P00081) to contract W56HZV-09-C-0550 to extend the existing M109A7 and M992A3 engineering and manufacturing development contract to incorporate low rate initial production test support. Research, development, testing, and evaluation funds for fiscal 2014 ($12,295,000) and fiscal 2013 ($1,805,000) were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is March 31, 2017. Work will be performed in York, Pennsylvania. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
UPDATE: Global Engineering LLC, Renton, Washington, has been added as an awardee to the multiple-award contract announced June 24, 2014 for construction services supporting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Southwestern Division. (W91278-14-R-0030)
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
The Hariford Provision Company,** South Windsor, Connecticut, has been awarded a maximum $83,000,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for prime vendor subsistence support. This contract was a competitive acquisition, and three offers were received. Location of performance is Connecticut with a July 18, 2016, performance completion date. This is a two-year base contract with one two-year option period. Using military services are the Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Type of appropriation is Fiscal year 2014 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE300-14-D-3025).
Sysco Baraboo, Baraboo, Wisconsin, has been awarded a maximum $16,500,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for prime vendor food and beverage support. This contract was a competitive acquisition and two offers were received. Location of performance is Wisconsin with a July 13, 2019 performance completion date. This is a two-year base contract with one one-year and one two-year option periods. Using military services are Army and Air Force. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2014 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE300-14-D-3029).
URS Federal Services Inc., Germantown, Maryland, has been awarded a maximum $11,767,117 modification (P00029) exercising the second option period on a one-year base contract (SP3300-12-C-5003) with three one-year option periods. This is a fixed-price, incentive-firm-target contract for material distribution services to include receipt, storage and issue of material. Locations of performance are Maryland and Utah with a July 31, 2015 performance completion date. Using service is Defense Logistics Agency. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2014 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania.
DEFENSE MEDIA ACTIVITY
Bluewater Communications Group, Hauppauge, New York (HQ0516-12-D-0001); Globecomm Systems, Hauppauge, New York (HQ0516-12-D-0002); and TVC Communications LLC, Annville, Pennsylvania (HQ0516-12-D-0003) are each being awarded $15,000,000 modifications to multiple-award, firm-fixed-price contracts to exercise the second option year to provide Cisco satellite decoders and HD encryption systems for the Defense Media Activity. Funding and work location will be determined with each order. The Defense Media Activity, Fort Meade, Maryland is the contracting activity.
*Disabled veteran-owned small business