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No: 674-97
December 11, 1997

ARMY

United Defense LP, York, Pa., is being awarded a $17,131,982 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for integration of Bradley Fire Support (BFIST) kits to obtain 22 BFIST M7 vehicles for low rate initial production. Work will be performed in York, Pa., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Aug. 5, 1997. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank-automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich. (DAAE07-96-C-X036).

General Electric, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $9,363,888 delivery order amount for sixteen 701C engines for the Army. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., and is expected to be completed by June 30, 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on March 29, 1996. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (DAAJ09-97-D-0196).

Raytheon Electronic Systems, Bedford, Mass., is being awarded $3,700,000 as part of a not-to-exceed $7,400,000 firm-fixed-price contract for long lead material, PATRIOT Remote Launch/Communications Enhancement Upgrade Kits (RLCEU). Work will be performed in Bedford**, Mass., and is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Oct. 20, 1997. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (DAAH01-98-C-0073).

AIR FORCE

Allison Advanced Development Co., Indianapolis, Ind., was awarded on December 10, a $37,104,616 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide for preliminary and detailed design of the XTC77/1 gas generator in support of the Integrated High Pressure Turbine Engine Technology (IHPTET) research and development program. The work will be performed at Allison Advanced Development Co., Indianapolis, Ind. (45%) and General Electric Co., Cincinnati, Ohio (55%).

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There were two proposals received. Solicitation began January 1997; negotiations were completed October 1997. Wright Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-97/C-2778).

Universal Technology Corp., Dayton, Ohio was awarded on December 10, a $9,950,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for Advanced Materials for Aerospace Systems Special Studies program. This program acquires aerospace materials, processes, and analyses in support of assessment of advanced materials and the conduct of technology transfer activities. Funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. There were 35 firms solicited and 3 proposals received. Solicitation began August 1997; negotiations were completed September 1997. Wright Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-97/D-5009).

NAVY

Space Technology Development Corporation, Arlington, Va., is being awarded an "Other Transaction Award" of $55,413,647, with a total value not to exceed $128,900,994, for a Hyperspetral Satellite for dual use applications. Work will be performed in Arlington, Va. and Washington, D.C., and is expected to be completed in September 2000. Contract funds in the amount of $15,000,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This award was competitively procured under an Office of Naval Research Broad Agency Announcement for which two offers were received. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Va., is the action activity.

  • General Dynamics Corporation, Advanced Technology Systems, Inc., Greensboro, N,.C. is being awarded an $10,199,995 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for an Advanced Technology Demonstration (ATD) of Affordable Array Technology (AAT). Work will be performed
  • in Greensboro, N.C. and is expected to be completed by March 2000. Contract funds
  • will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was the result of a Broad Agency Announcement issued in the Commerce Business Daily on August 24, 1995. One hundred and eighty proposals were received as a result. The Naval Sea Systems Command of Arlington, Va. is the contracting activity (N00024-98-C-6308).