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No: 335-02
June 27, 2002

NAVY

McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis is being awarded a $21,130,000 firm-fixed-price contract to procure 83 warfare management computers for incorporation into the AV-8B and TAV-8B aircraft for the U.S. Navy (53) and the Governments of Italy (19) and Spain (11). This procurement combines the purchases of the U.S. Navy (69 percent) and the Governments of Italy (20 percent) and Spain (11 percent) under the Integration and Production and Life Cycle Memoranda of Understanding. Work will be performed in St. Louis and is to be completed by November 2005. 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, Md. is the contracting activity (N00019-02-C-3198).

CREE, Inc. Durham, N.C., is being awarded an $11,433,240 cost share contract that will be estimated government cost share of $8,785,655 and an estimated contractor cost share of $2,647,585 for the research and development of a 4" Diameter 4H SiC Semi-insulating Substrates, SiC Epitaxy, Gallium Nitride Epitaxy, and associated Material Device Correlation for RF Applications. This contract supports a coordinated DARPA sponsored Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Technology Initiative Program and is anticipated to contribute to the advancement of high power, more compact radars. This contract contains options, which if exercised will bring the total cumulative value of the contract to $15,271,371. Work will be performed in Durham N.C. (82 percent) and Goleta, Calif. (18 percent), and is to be completed by January 2004. Contract funds will not expire by the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under a Defense Advanced Research Program Agency (DARPA) Broad Agency Announcement with 53 offers received. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (N00014-02-C-0306).

J. C. Driskill, Inc.*, Virginia Beach, Va., is being awarded an $11,089,898 firm-fixed-price contract for waterfront electrical upgrade of the Electrical Distribution System at Naval Station, Norfolk, Va. The work to be performed provides for the construction of a 34.5 kilovolt electrical distribution system, including ductbank, under pier fiberglass conduit assemblies, cables, manholes, and pad mounted switchgear, site work, building foundation and connection to government provided 34.5 kilovolt metal-clad switchgear in pre-fabricated walk-in, metal substation building and incidental related work. This contract contains options, which if exercised, will bring the contract to a total cumulative value not to exceed $13,016,905. Work will be performed in Norfolk and is to be completed by March 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Naval Facilities e-solicitation Web site with nine offers received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic Division, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N62470-01-C-1028).

BAE Systems Aerospace, Inc., Greenlawn, N.Y., is being awarded a $9,868,120 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-00-C-0298) to exercise an option for 470 RT-1836(c) and APX-118(v) Common Identification Friend or Foe Digital Transponders (CXP) and associated technical data for the U.S. Army. Work will be performed in Greenlawn N.Y., and is to be completed by November 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.

Duke University, Office of Sponsored Programs, Durham, N.C., is being awarded a $7,773,582, cost reimbursement and no fee contract for research and development for Closed Loop Brain-Machine Interface for Augmenting Motor Performance in support of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Science Office (DSO) in the area of Brain-Machine Interfaces (BMI). The brain takes inputs and generates outputs through the electrical activity of neurons. This effort includes creating new technologies for augmenting human performance through the ability to access these codes in the brain in real time and integrate them into peripheral device or system operations. This contract contains options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $25,932,765. Work will be performed in Durham, N.C. (56 percent); Cambridge, Mass. (14 percent); Brooklyn, N.Y. (13 percent); Gainesville, Fla. (12 percent); and Dallas (five percent), and is to be completed by December 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Defense Sciences Office web site, under a Broad Agency Announcement. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego is the contracting activity (N66001-02-C-8022).

Mantech Systems Engineering Corp., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a $6,092,170 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-01-C-0062) to exercise an option for engineering and administrative support for reliability and maintainability, system testability, quality assurance, diagnostic and system safety analyses during the design, development production, and in-service cycles of naval aircraft and their subsystems. The estimated level of effort for the option year is 103,500 man-hours. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md. (90 percent); Lexington Park, Md. (five percent); and Lakehurst, N.J. (five percent), and is to be completed by September 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Owens & Minor, Glen Allen, Va., is being awarded a $99,334,000 firm-fixed-price with indefinite and quantity type contract for prime vendor of medical and surgical in the West Region for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, federal civilian agencies, U.S. Coast Guard, and non-DoD. Work will also be performed in Harahan, La.; Carrollton, Harlingen, Houston, Memphis, Texas; Plymouth, Mich.; Mounds View, Minn.; Erlanger, Ky.; Oklahoma City, Ok.; Omaha, N.E.; Phoenix, Ariz.; Indianapolis, In.; St. Louis, Kansas City, Mo.; Hanover Park, Ill.; and Denver, Co. This contract is exercising its first option. The performance completion date is scheduled for Feb. 26, 2004. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 40 proposals solicited and six had responded. The contracting activity is the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (SP0200-00-D-7160)

Allegiance Healthcare Corp., McGaw Park, Ill.; is being awarded a $99,334,000 firm fixed price with indefinite/quantity type contract for prime vendor of medical/surgical in the West Region for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, federal civilian agencies, U.S. Coast Guard, and non-DoD. Work will also be performed in Waukegan, McGaw Park, Ill.; Indianapolis, Ind.; Romulus, Miss.; Salt Lake City, Utah; Cincinnati, Ohio; Hammond, La.; Memphis and Lavergne, Tenn.; Arlington, San Antonio, Grand Prairie, Texas; Tempe, Ariz.; Ontario and Hayward, Calif.; Champlin, Minn.; Earth City, Mo.; Overland Park, Kan.; Omaha, N.E.; and Englewood, Colo. This contract is exercising its first option. Performance completion date is scheduled for Feb. 26, 2004. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 40 proposals solicited and six had responded. The contracting activity is the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (SP0200-00-D-7161)

Washington Gas Energy Services, Herndon, Va., is being awarded a $19,217,594 fixed price with economic price adjustment type contract for direct supply of natural gas, 6,132,456 Dekatherms for the U.S. Army, and federal civilian agencies. Work will also be performed in Fort Lee, Virginia and Maryland. Performance completion date is scheduled for September 30, 2005. Contract funds will not expired at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 186 proposals solicited and 34 had responded. The contracting activity is the Defense Energy Support Center, Fort Belvoir, Va. (SP0600-02-D-7714)

AIR FORCE

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, Inc., Reston, Va., is being awarded a $25,510,483 cost-plus fixed-fee contract modification to provide for an increase in the level of effort for the Automated Virtual Information Production Support System for the National Air Intelligence Center. This provides the government with the design, development, implementation and maintenance of information systems, applications, and database, as well as infusing appropriate technologies to support the generation of new intelligence products. At this time, $3,833,000 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be complete February 2005. The contractor will perform this effort at its facility in Fairborn, Ohio. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, N.Y., is the contracting activity (F30602-00-C-0045, P00021).

Rockwell Collins, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $58,281,900 firm-fixed-price contract modification to provide for 50 Group A and Group B KC-135 Global Air Traffic Management (GATM) kits plus associated installation and group warranty. This is pat of the low rate initial production decision in support of the GATM Program. At this time, the total amount of funds has been obligated. This work will be completed February 2004. The locations of performance are Rockwell Collins, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Rockwell Collins, Richardson, Texas, and L-3 Communications, Greenville, Texas. The Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-98-C-0036, P00030).

ARMY

On June 26, 2002, GM GDLS Defense Group L.L.C., Shelby Township, Mich., was awarded a $7,100,000 cost plus award fee, firm-fixed-price contract for strategic configured sustainment support package. Work will be performed in Ontario, Canada (70 percent) and Sterling Heights, Mich., (30 percent), and is to be completed by Jan. 31, 2003. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole-source contract initiated in March 2002. The U. S. Army Tank and Automotive Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-02-C-B002).

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