Harris Corp., Palm Bay, Fla., is being awarded a $300,000,000 (maximum) firm-fixed-price and variable-quantity contract to provide for development and production of up to 200 ground multi-band terminals. These modular, lightweight and high-capacity military satellite communication ground terminals will utilize the Defense Satellite Communications System, Wideband Gapfiller System, and commercial satellite systems such as international telecommunications satellites. The terminals will provide dual hub communications capabilities to support increasing bandwidth requirements for deployed Air Force units. The Air Force can award delivery orders for terminals totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than that amount. At this time, $9,919,710 of the funds have been obligated. The development effort will extend through May 2003, followed by an ordering period which is expected to be completed by September 2007. There were eight firms solicited, and two proposals were received. Solicitation began January 2001; negotiations were completed May 2001. The Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (F19628-01-C-0052).
Bath Iron Works Corp., Bath, Maine, and Ingalls Shipbuilding Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., are each being awarded a $154,974,000 not-to-exceed letter contract for acquisition of advance procurement economic order quantity equipment in support of the anticipated fiscal year 2002 through 2004 six-ship multiyear procurement of DDG 51 Class Aegis Destroyers (DDG 102 through DDG 107). Work will be performed in Bath, Maine (50%), and Pascagoula, Miss. (50%), and is expected to be completed by December 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. These contracts were not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (BIW - N00024-01-C-2307; ISI - N00024-01-C-2308).
Hunt Building Corp., El Paso, Texas, is being awarded an $18,707,855 firm-fixed-price contract for design and construction of 157 junior enlisted member family housing units at the Naval Construction Battalion Center, Gulfport. Work will be performed in Gulfport, Miss., and is expected to be completed by June 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the NAVFAC e-solicitation website with 10 offers received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southern Division, Charleston, S.C., is the contracting activity (N62467-00-C-0416).
Head Inc., Columbus, Ohio, is being awarded a $6,394,000 firm-fixed-price contract for taxiway extension and lights and airfield recapitalization, Chambers Field Naval Station, Norfolk. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by July 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 18 proposals solicited and three offers received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic Division, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N62470-99-C-9166).
Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, Mass., was awarded on June 1, 2001, $7,713,447, as part of an estimated $41,538,925, to provide educational services for a comprehensive education program (kindergarten through grade 8) for approximately 623 eligible dependent children of the Department of Defense personnel residing on Hanscom Air Force Base. Work will be performed in Lincoln, Mass., and is expected to be completed by June 31, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 15 bids solicited on July 27, 2000, and one bid was received. The Department of Defense Education Activity, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (MDA410-01-C-0007).
Raytheon Co., Fort Wayne, Ind., is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with an estimated cumulative total of $26,000,000 (an appropriation number and dollar value will be issued with each delivery order) for advanced artillery tactical data systems and software modifications for Portugal and Turkey. This is a foreign military sales program consisting of engineering/integration services, software modifications, addition of weapons and munitions, language translations, interface modifications, operational facility design and post deployment software support and documentation. Work will be performed in Fort Wayne, Ind., and is expected to be completed by June 8, 2006. This is a sole source contract initiated on May 11, 2000. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity (DAAB07-01-D-M013).
Lend Lease Actus LLC*, Napa, Calif., is being awarded a $15,038,152 firm-fixed-price contract for whole neighborhood revitalization for senior noncommissioned officers. The project will require replacement of 110 Capehart family quarters originally constructed in 1958 to current standards. Construction consists of various configured single and/or multi-unit, one and two-story buildings. The dwellings will be factory built/manufactured houses and/or conventionally on-site constructed houses. Each unit will be provided with one covered garage and one uncovered off-street parking space. Asbestos and lead base paint abatement is required in the demolition process. A total of 70 buildings will be demolished. Work will be performed at Fort Huachuca, Ariz., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 30, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 95 bids solicited on Nov. 30, 2000, and five bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento, Calif., is the contracting activity (DACA05-01-C-0007).
* Small Business