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No: 642-98
December 17, 1998

AIR FORCE

Lockheed Martin Corp., Dallas, Texas, is being awarded a $32,942,000 Other-Transaction-for-Prototype contract to provide for the Powered Low Cost Autonomous Attack Submunition (P-LOCAAS) advanced technology demonstration. The LOCAAS is envisioned as a miniature, autonomous powered munition capable of broad area search, identification, and destruction of a range of mobile ground targets. This program includes system design, concept definition, fabrication and test of a LOCAAS prototype. An Other Transaction is a special acquisition method to develop prototype projects for which most procurement laws and the Federal Acquisition Regulation do not apply, thus allowing greater flexibility in meeting government requirements. Expected contract completion date is Dec. 10, 2001. Solicitation issue date was Aug. 31, 1998. Negotiation completion date was Nov. 20, 1998. Air Force Research Laboratory, Eglin AFB, Fla., is the contracting activity (F08630-99-9-0001).

Raytheon Systems Company, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $17,340,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide for 17 line items of components and supplies to upgrade the Maintenance and Repair Facility supporting the AIM-9 Sidewinder missile applicable to the F-4, F-5, and F-16 aircraft. This effort supports foreign military sales to Korea. Expected contract completion date is November 2001. Solicitation issue date was Oct. 28, 1997. Negotiation completion date was Oct. 20, 1998. Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga., is the contracting activity (F09603-98-C-0398).

Vinnell-Brown and Root, Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a $8,453,665 cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide for base operation, maintenance and management services from April through September 1999 at Incirlik Air Base, Izmir Air Station, and the Ankara Support Facility, Turkey. There were 32 firms solicited and two proposals received. Expected contract completion date is Sept. 30, 2003. Solicitation issue date was Aug. 5, 1997. Negotiation completion date was Oct. 30, 1998. United States Air Forces in Europe Contracting Squadron, Ramstein AB, Germany, is the contracting activity (F61521-99-C5000).

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Northrop Grumman Corp., Melbourne, Fla., was awarded on Dec. 16, 1998, a $12,294,466 face value increase to a cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide for interim contractor support and contractor logistic support from January 1999 through July 2000 for software applicable to the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) prime mission equipment. The work is expected to be completed in July 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga., is the contracting activity (F09603-96/C-0074, P00021).

NAVY

Northrop Grumman Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $42,200,000 ceiling-priced modification to previously awarded contract N00019-97-C-0147 for supplies and services for the manufacture and delivery of 13 ship sets of E-2C/C-2A outer wing panels for the U.S. Navy and two ship sets for the government of France under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program. Work will be performed in St. Augustine, Fla. (40%), Dallas, Texas (40%), and Bethpage, N.Y. (20%), and is expected to be completed by June 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $39,465,044 modification to previously awarded contract N00019-97-C-0069 to provide supplies and services for the design, coding, and testing of tactical software for the cooperative engagement capability/ mission computer upgrade systems of the Hawkeye 2000 aircraft. The cooperative engagement capability modification is a technique by which more than one combatant radar can share radar and targeting systems, thereby expanding the scope of these capabilities. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y. (95%), and a variety of other sites (5%), and is expected to be completed by September 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $23,222,000 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-95-C-2101 to exercise an option for major alteration installation support. This will provide design agent services in support of on-site backfit installation of approved design changes on OHIO class submarines. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by September 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.

Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $21,901,450 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-95-C-2101 to exercise an option for engineering and technical services for OHIO and SEAWOLF class submarines. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by September 1999. Contract funds in the amount of $10,230,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.

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Applied Research Laboratories, University of Texas, Austin, Texas, is being awarded an $8,772,750 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the research and development of an interface that will allow the Maneuver Combat Training Center's core instrumentation systems to exchange digital information with the Army Battle Command System's tactical systems. Work will be performed in Austin, Texas (90%), and at various maneuver combat training centers (10%), and is expected to be completed by December 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Div., Orlando, Fla., is the contracting activity (N61339-99-K-0001).

Southwest Marine, Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $8,719,494 firm-fixed-price with performance fee contract for the regular overhaul of USS COWPENS (CG 63). Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by December 1999. Contract funds in the amount of $6,727,991 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured through the Commerce Business Daily and via the internet, with two offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (N00024-92-H-8030).

ARMY

General Electric Co., Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $19,898,262 firm-fixed-price, delivery order contract for 34 complete 701C Engines installed for the U.S. Army. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., 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 June 20, 1997. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (DAAJ09-97-D-0196).

Freightliner Corp., Portland, Ore., is being awarded an $11,695,318 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 48 dump trucks (M917A1) and 15 dump trucks (M917A1) with material control systems. Work will be performed in Portland, Ore., and is expected to be completed by Oct. 31, 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on April 12, 1995. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich. (DAAE07-96-C-X076).

Raytheon E-Systems, Richardson, Texas, is being awarded a $6,845,946 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 431 high mobility light trailers (M1101); 216 high mobility heavy trailers (M1102); and 647 jack adapters. Work will be performed in Richardson, Texas, and is expected to be completed by May 31, 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Dec. 19, 1996. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich. (DAAE07-94-C-R014).

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Oshkosh Truck Corp., Oshkosh, Wis., is being awarded a $7,128,295 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract to exercise an option for 28 Heavy Equipment Transporter Trucks (M1070). Work will be performed in Oshkosh**, Wis., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 30, 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on March 15, 1996. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich. (DAAE07-96-C-X159).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Dallas, Texas, is being awarded a $5,213,051 modification to a cost-plus-award-fee contract for engineering services for the Army Tactical Missile System. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas, and is expected to be completed by Feb. 29, 2000. Of the total contract funds $4,831,640 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on April 29, 1996. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (DAAH01-92-C-0038).

** Labor Surplus Area