Spectrum Astro Co., Gilbert, Ariz., is being awarded a $50,863,391 cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide for spacecraft development, sensor integration, launch support, and on-orbit support for the Communication/Navigation Outage Forecasting System (C/NOFS). The spacecraft's sensors are designed to detect and predict ionospheric disturbances and the satellite communication and Global Positioning System navigation disruptions that may ensue. The work is expected to be completed in August 2003. There were six firms solicited and two proposals received. Solicitation began in September 2000; negotiations were completed in January 2001. At this time, $15,440,000 of the contract funds have been obligated. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-01/C-0204.
Raytheon Aircraft Co., Wichita, Kan., is being awarded a $15,860,025 modification to a fixed-price-incentive contract to provide for support of the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS) and the T-6 aircraft. Support will be in these areas: three Training Integration Management System/Computer Based Training System, one Ejection Seat Trainer, one Egress Procedures Trainer, one Training Integration Management System, one Aircrew Training Device, and one Modification and Update Support System. The work is expected to be completed in November 2002. This effort supports Navy requirements. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-94/C-0006, P00198).
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Ft. Worth, Texas, is being awarded an $11,102,776 modification to a cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide for Phase 2 (requirements definition) of the upgrade effort for the M4/M4+ avionics software for the Modular Mission Computer on the F-16 aircraft. The work is expected to be completed in December 2004. This effort supports foreign military sales to Belgium, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, and Portugal. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-98/C-0030, P00010).
Research Associates of Syracuse Corp., East Syracuse, N.Y., is being awarded a $5,216,499 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide for integration, test, and evaluation of electronic intelligence (ELINT) techniques to yield advanced signal processing equipment and procedures to be employed on a range of ELINT platforms. The work is expected to be completed February 2005. There was one proposal received. Solicitation began in November 1998; negotiations were completed in February 2001. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, N.Y., is the contracting activity (F30602-01/C-0049).
CH2M Hill Constructors, Inc., Atlanta, Ga., is being awarded Task Order 0052 at $14,483,929 under a cost-plus-award-fee contract for environmental remedial action at the former Naval Air Station Dallas site. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas, and is expected to be completed by September 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The basic total contract amount is not to exceed $250,000,000, which includes the base period and six option periods. The basic contract was competitively procured with 182 proposals solicited, six offers received, and award made June 2, 1998. This task order was negotiated under the terms and conditions of the existing contract. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southern Division, North Charleston, S.C., is the contracting activity (N62467-98-D-0995).
The Boeing Corp., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded an $8,775,716 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-96-C-0182) for engineering and manufacturing development tasks associated with the design and development of the Tactical Aircraft Moving Map Capability (TAMMAC) Digital Video Map Computer (DVMC). The DVMC is being developed under this contract for initial operational use by the F/A-18E/F advanced crew station platform and shall be backward compatible with the TAMMAC baseline digital map computer as utilized on the F/A-18C/D. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Fla., (68%) and St. Louis, Mo., (32%); and is expected to be completed by March 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.