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No: 514-01
October 16, 2001


TRW Systems, Fairfax, Va., was awarded on Oct. 15, 2001, a $100,000 increment of a $10,487,142 (base year total) cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with an estimated cumulative total of $55,790,000 for engineering technical analysis support. The objective of this contract is to provide access to independent review, analysis, assessment, recommendations, project management, technical expertise and other capabilities and skills required to support he Office of the Director of Operational Test and Evaluation (DOT&E) and subordinate organizations. The contractor shall provide services in the following technical areas: support of DOT&E's operational test action officers, evaluation of policy and guidance and objective review of research, development, test and evaluation programs. Support includes, but is not limited to, test process and procedure development and implementation; studies and analyses; acquisition and test and evaluation documentation development; implementation and review; test reviews and reporting; strategies and plans for test capabilities, facilities, instrumentation, documentation, architectures range assets and resources; technical risk management assessments; and milestone documentation reviews. Work will be performed in Arlington, Va., and completion is expected by Oct. 14, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 30 bids solicited on April 6, 2001, and one bid was received. The Defense Supply Service-Washington, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (DASW01-02-C-0006).

General Dynamics Land Systems Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich., is being awarded a $9,773,406 modification to cost-reimbursement contract DAAE07-00-C-N001 for long lead material for 100 Abrams M1A1 tank kits for the country of Egypt. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, Mich., and completion is expected by July 30, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Aug. 2, 2001. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity.


Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock Corp., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $5,660,392 fixed-price contract for a drydocking selected restricted availability on the USS Carr (FFG-52). Work includes miscellaneous structural, electrical, and mechanical repairs including ship alterations, alterations equivalent to repairs, and drydocking. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by February 2002. Contract funds in the amount of $5,660,392 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Internet, with four proposals solicited and two offers received. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, U.S. Navy, Portsmouth, Va., is the contracting activity (N62678-02-C-2001).

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