ITT Industries, Colorado Springs, Colo., is being awarded a $519,009,204 cost-plus-award/fixed-fee contract to provide for the System Engineering and Sustainment Integrator program. This program provides for the sustainment and modernization of ground-based sensor systems which perform missile warning, missile defense, and space surveillance missions and whose sustainment is managed by the Strategic and Nuclear Deterrence Command and Control System Program office. At this time, $3,175,920 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be complete September 2002. Solicitation for this full and open competition contract was posted electronically in September 2001, and two proposals were received. Negotiations were completed December 2001. The Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (F19628-02-C-0010).
Lockheed Martin Corp., Marietta, Ga., is being awarded a $13,366,100 firm-fixed-price contract modification to provide for various annual logistics support and training options to support of the C-130J program. Options to be exercised include C-130J management data, flight manual replacement pages, logistics database management and updating, reliability and maintainability program, pilot training courses, and contractor logistics support representatives. At this time, the total amount of funds has been obligated. This work will be complete January 2003. The Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-00-C-0018, P00018).
Northrop Grumman Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $41,500,000 cost-plus-award-fee contract modification. This action definitizes engineering and manufacturing development efforts in support of the Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle. At this time, $7,000,000 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be complete by December 2003. The Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-01-C-4600, PZ0003).
Raytheon Company, Electronic Systems of Bedford, Mass., is being awarded a delivery order amount of $70,738,275 as part of a $376,384,358 cumulative total cost plus award fee contract for FY02 Patriot Engineering Services for 640,004 man-hours of effort in support of the following organizations and countries: Israel, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Netherlands, Japan, Kuwait, Greece, Taiwan and the NATO Maintenance and Service Agency. Work will be performed in Burlington, Mass., (7%); Huntsville, Ala., (9%); Andover, Mass., (1%); Tewksbury, Mass., (64%); El Paso, Texas, (2%); Bedford, Mass., (16%); and Orlando, Fla., (1%), and is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2003. Of the total contract funds, $48,322,586 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one bid solicited on Sep. 21, 1998, and one bid received. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command is the contracting activity (DAAH01-99-C-0028).
Austal Ships Pty Ltd., Henderson, Australia, is being awarded a $31,025,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the charter of a high-speed vessel to transport personnel and equipment in the Japanese and the Pacific Ocean region in support of the U.S. Marines' Third Marine Expeditionary Force. With reimbursables, this contract could total $49,669,935. The vessel will be based in Okinawa, Japan, and will be Panamanian flagged for the first year and re-flagged to U.S. flag until contract completion in January 2005. Austal Ships Pty Ltd. will establish a U.S. subsidiary to re-flag the vessel and apply for Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA) membership in order to enroll the vessel in the VISA program. Contract funds in the amount of $2,008,500 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured through the Military Sealift Command web site, with 12 proposals solicited and three offers received. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00033-02-C-5500).