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No: 428-98
August 13, 1998

DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY

IBM Corp., Bethesda, Md., is being awarded a fixed price, indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract for the consolidation of IBM proprietary software maintenance contracts at the Defense Megacenters and the Contingency Operations at Slidell, La. The period is for five years (one year plus four one-year options). Estimated value of the contract is $299,718,613. Software maintenance for the base year is estimated to be $31,888,728. This was a sole source acquisition. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott AFB, Ill. is the contracting activity (DCA200-98-D-0033).

ARMY

GTE Government Systems Corp., Communications Systems Division, Taunton, Mass., is being awarded an $8,607,890 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract to exercise the option for common hardware/software items for PM CHS, computers and associated peripherals for battlefield commanders. Work will be performed in Taunton, Mass., and is expected to be completed by April 10, 2005. Of the total contract funds, $242,879 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 50 bids solicited on April 21, 1994, and three bids were received. The contracting activity is the U. S. Army Communications & Electronics Command, Ft. Monmouth, N.J. (DAAB07-94-C-N863).

Albuquerque Underground Inc., Albuquerque, N.M., is being awarded a $5,333,808 firm-fixed-price contract for the complete design and construction of a new two-lane bridge spanning the Tijeras Arroyo at Pennsylvania St. in Bernalillo, N.M. The project also includes demolition of the existing concrete T-slab bridge; construction of a temporary detour across the Tijeras Arroyo; design and construction of a new roadway and a box culvert; and channel and erosion protection. Work will be performed at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., and is expected to be completed by Jan. 3, 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 49 bids solicited on May 15, 1998, and five bids were received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Albuquerque, N.M. (DACA47-98-C-0017).

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Bulova Technologies LLC*, Lancaster, Pa., is being awarded a $9,315,023 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for material change and production of the M762/M767 Electronic Time Artillery Fuze. Work will be performed in Lancaster, Pa., and is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was an announcement on the World Wide Web on Dec. 17, 1997, and two bids were received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank-automotive & Armaments Command, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J. (DAAE30-98-C-1086).

Colsa Corp., Huntsville, Ala., is being awarded a definitizing modification to a $59,104,142 firm-fixed-price letter contract for PATRIOT/Hawk Phase III, Royal Saudi Arabian Air Force C3 system integration. Work will be performed in Saudi Arabia (90%); and Huntsville, Ala. (10%), and is expected to be completed by Jan. 30, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Jan. 30, 1998. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (DAAH01-98-C-0109).

HELLFIRE Systems LLC, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded $6,205,000 as part of a not-to-exceed $12,400,000 firm-fixed-price letter contract for HELLFIRE II Blast Fragmentation Warhead Missiles and HELLFIRE II Training Guided Missiles. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla., and is expected to be completed by May 31, 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on July 10, 1998. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (DAAH01-98-C-0197).

AIR FORCE

Couch Construction, Lutz, Fla., was awarded on August 12, a $6,133,333 firm-fixed-price-contract to provide for airfield and roadway pavement at MacDill Air Force Base and Avon Park Range, both in Florida, from 12 August 1998 through 11 August 1999. There were 49 firms solicited and 3 proposals received. Solicitation issue date was June 1, 1998. The 6th Contracting Squadron, MacDill AFB, Fla., is the contracting activity (F08602-98-DK001).

NAVY

Bechtel National, Inc., San Francisco, Calif., is being awarded a $384,620,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the development of advanced nuclear propulsion technology and technical support of all 116 Naval reactors at the Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, Pittsburgh, Pa. This work is being performed for the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program (SEA 08), Naval Sea Systems Command. This contract contains options which, if exercised, will bring the cumulative value of this contract to $4,245,000,000. Work will be performed in Pittsburgh, Pa. (78%), Idaho Falls, Idaho (22%), and is expected to be completed by September 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured on the world wide web and six offers were received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (N00024-98-C-4064).

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Williams Electric Co., Inc.,* Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is being awarded a $5,187,436 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price delivery order contract for a supervisory control and data acquisition system. This system is known as the pier power monitoring/utility control system (PPM/UCS) and will monitor and control utility services provided by Public Works Center, San Diego, Calif. The contract includes providing, installing, expanding, maintaining and repairing communications systems, local area and wide area networks, other utility related control systems, and data acquisition systems in support of the PPM/UCS. One additional delivery order may be issued which would bring the total estimated contract award not to exceed $12,318,459. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by August 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 70 proposals solicited and seven offers received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Contracts Office, Port Hueneme, Calif., is the contracting activity (N47408-98-D-2417).

* Small Business