McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Boeing Company, St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $324,491,224 cost-plus-fixed-fee, award-fee contract for the design, development, fabrication, integration, installation and test of five full and two partial AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar engineering development models for the F/A-18E/F aircraft. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. (59%) and El Segundo, Calif. (41%), and is expected to be completed by January 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-01-C-0074).
United Defense Limited Partnership, Armament Systems Division, Minneapolis, Minn., is being awarded a $15,462,960 modification to firm-fixed-price/award-fee contract N00024-98-C-5371 for production of 60 MK-25 MOD 0 canisters for NATO allied countries. These canisters store the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) for safe transportation and loadout into the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) aboard U. S. Navy and NATO ships. The contract combines purchases on behalf of the NATO consortium countries of Australia (38.3%), The Netherlands (18.3%), United States (15%), Germany (15%), and Norway (13.4%). Work will be performed in Aberdeen, S.D., and is expected to be completed by March 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.
SARCOS Research Corp.*, Salt Lake City, Utah, is being awarded $1,200,002 of a $2,215,640 increment as part of a $9,949,970 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to develop and demonstrate a new class of military systems designed to extend the capabilities of ground forces by enhancing the performance of the individual soldier. The system has been designated the Wearable Energetically Autonomous Robot (WEAR). Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was a broad agency announcement on March 21, 2000, and 23 bids were received. The Defense Advanced Research Product Agency, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (MDA972-01-C-0023).
General Dynamics Land Systems, Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich., is being awarded $5,800,000 as part of an $8,238,819 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for maintenance and supply support services in support of the M93 Fox Nuclear Biological Chemical Tactical Vehicle. Work will be performed at various locations inside and outside of the continental United States, and is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on July 13, 1999. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (DAAE20-97-G-0002).
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