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No: 083-98
February 24, 1998

ARMY

The Law Co. Inc.*, Wichita, Kan., was awarded on Feb. 23, 1998, $5,250,000 of a not-to-exceed $5,465,000 (total if all options are exercised) firm-fixed-price multi-year contract for construction of an approximately 42,000 sq. foot, two-story facility with concrete foundation, masonry walls, structural steel frame, standing seam metal roof, fire protection system, utilities, an elevator, and associated pavement and site work. Work will be performed at McConnell Air Force Base, Ft. Riley, Kan., and is expected to be completed by May 16, 1999. There were 443 bids solicited on Dec. 19, 1997, and four bids were received. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City, Mo. (DACA41-98-C-0010).

Lockheed Martin Ordnance Systems Inc. (General Dynamics Ordnance Systems Inc.), Burlington, Vt., is being awarded a $15,270,566 modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the operation and maintenance of a government owned/contractor operated facility. Work will be performed at the Milan Army Ammunition Plant, Milan**, Tenn., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Oct. 7, 1991. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command, Rock Island, Ill. (DAAA09-91-Z-0010).

Applied Research Associates*, Albuquerque, N.M., is being awarded a $1,408,350 increment as part of a $10,028,124 cost-plus-award-fee contract for Hard Target Defeat (HTD) Planning System Development and Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) which includes designing and developing an end-to-end automated targeting process and planning support system, and the additional duties of integrating activities of subcontractors, services, and national labs, as well as other government agencies who will be designing and conducting tests, etc. Work will be performed in Albuquerque, N.M., and is expected to be completed by April 30, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 26 bids solicited on Sept. 5, 1997, and two bids were received. The contracting activity is the Defense Special Weapons Agency Activity, Alexandria, Va. (DSWA01-98-C-0034).

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AIR FORCE

On February 23, 1998, the Air Force entered into "Other Transactions" with Lockheed Martin Astronautics, Denver, Colo., ($10,000,000) and TRW, Redondo Beach, Calif., ($10,000,000). These two Other Transactions are being awarded in accordance with 10 USC 2371 as amended by the 1994 and 1997 National Defense Authorization Acts, which authorizes military departments to carry out technology demonstration projects directly relevant to weapons or weapons systems proposed to be acquired or developed by the Department of Defense. These Other Transactions are being awarded in accordance with the authority to perform Concept Definition Studies for the Space-Based Laser Readiness Demonstrator. Under these six-month fixed Government obligation agreements, Lockheed Martin and TRW will define and refine space-based laser demonstration concepts. After the performance period, the Air Force intends to select a source to conduct a readiness demonstration of the technology required in a space-based laser system. An "Other Transaction" is a special contracting instrument for which most procurement laws and the Federal Acquisition Regulation do not apply, thus allowing greater flexibility in meeting government requirements. The work will be completed by August 1998. There were two firms solicited and two proposals received. Negotiations were completed in February 1998. space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, Calif., is the contracting activity. Lockheed Martin (F04701-98-9-0003) and TRW (F04701-98-9-0002).

Allied Signal Inc., Tempe, Ariz., is being awarded a $12,743,371 firm-fixed-price contract to provide for the repair and overhaul of 1115 (estimated quantity) Unified Fuel Controls applicable tot he F-100-PW 100 and 200 engines on the F-15 and F-16 aircraft. Funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. Contract is expected to be completed March 2002. Solicitation began October 1997; negotiations were completed January 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. San Antonio Air Logistics Center, Kelly AFB, Texas is the contracting activity (F41608-98/D-0229).

Tracor Aerospace, Inc., Austin, Texas, is being awarded a $16,150,260 cost-plus-award fee contract to provide for engineering and manufacturing development of the Joint Chemical Agent Detector (JCAD). The JCAD will be used to detect and identify chemical warfare agents in the interiors of aircraft, ships, and vehicles. The work will be performed at Tracor Aerospace, Austin, Texas (53%) and Ferntometrics, Inc. Irvine, Calif. (47%) At this time, $4,735,959 of the contract funds have been obligated. Additional funds will be obligated as delivery orders are issued. Contract is expected to be completed March 1999. There were 68 firms solicited and 6 proposals received. Solicitation began June 1997; negotiations were completed December 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Human Systems Center, Brooks AFB, Texas is the contracting activity (F41624-98/C-1000).

BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE ORGANIZATION

TRW, Inc., of San Bernadino, Calif., is being awarded a $16,137,486 cost-plus fixed-fee not to exceed contract modification for intensified Battle Management, Command, Control and

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Communications effort for the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization (BMDO) National Missile Defense (NMD) Deployment Readiness Review process to support the development of NMD deployment decision criteria. Work will be performed at Huntsville, AL, Colorado Springs, CO, and Rosslyn, VA, and is expected to be completed August 23 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source action. The contracting activity is the Ballistic Missile Defense Organization at the Pentagon, Washington, D.C., under contract HQ0006-95-C-0018. This contract will be awarded using FY98 RDT&E funds.

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