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No: 041-03
January 29, 2003

AIR FORCE

Orbital Sciences Corp., Chandler, Ariz., is being awarded a $237,850,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for a 10-year ordering period for orbital and suborbital launch systems and launch vehicle services for the integration of various payloads using excess ballistic missile assets. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum indicated above, though requirement may necessitate less than the amount indicated above. At this time, $50,400 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete by July 2014. Solicitation began July 2002, and negotiations were completed November 2002. Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-03-D-0202).

TRW ICBM Systems, Clearfield, Utah, is being awarded a $38,504,640 firm-fixed-price contract modification. This action is the fourth option on the Minuteman Minimum Essential Communication Network (MEECN) program which integrates extremely high frequency (EHF) and very low frequency/low frequency (VLF/LF) communication capability into the 50 operational Minuteman launch control centers (LCCs) at Wing I-Malmstrom Air Force Base (20 sites), Wing III-Minot Air Force Base (15 sites) and Wing V-F.E. Warren Air Force Base (15 sites). As the newest link in the MEECN, this effort provides the LCCs with the ability to receive emergency action messages in the EHF and VLF/LF spectra and send force report-back messages over EHF. For the Minuteman LCCs, this includes integration into the higher authority communications/rapid message processor element processor. Missile procedure trainers and Minuteman enhanced procedures, as well as five development/maintenance systems, will be modified to reflect changes to the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile System. This option completes the production effort. Total funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by December 2005. Solicitation began September 2001. Headquarters Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (F42610-98-C-0001).

Essex Cryogenics, St Louis, Mo., was awarded on Jan. 28, 2003, a $13,419,901 firm-fixed-price contract to provide for 408 deployable oxygen generation systems production best estimated quantity (BEQ), 29 teardown and quote BEQ and 29 repair BEQ in support of the deployable oxygen generation systems program. At this time, no funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by January 2008. Solicitation began August 2002, and negotiations were completed November 2002. Headquarters 311th Human Systems Wing, Brooks Air Force Base, Texas, is the contracting activity (F41624-03-D-1001).

Lynden Air Cargo, Anchorage, Alaska, is being awarded a $9,300,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for international charter cargo airlift services in the Pacific theater. Funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. At this time, no funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by November 2003. Solicitation began January 2003. Headquarters Air Mobility Command is the contracting activity (F11626-03-D-0005).

TRW ICBM Systems, Clearfield, Utah, was awarded on Jan. 28, 2003, a $7,481,394 cost-plus-award-fee contract modification to provide for the central data acquisition and analysis system replacement program for the Minuteman III weapon system (one operational central data acquisition and analysis system and one development central data acquisition and analysis system). TRW will perform this effort in Clearfield, Utah (25%), and The Boeing Co., Electronic System and Missile Defense, Anaheim, Calif. (75%). At this time, $6,865,704 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete by January 2003. Negotiations were completed January 2003. Headquarters Ogden Air Logistics Center is the contracting activity (F42610-98-C-0001).

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $5,125,874 cost-reimbursement and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to provide for electronic systems test set program extended contractor transition support (CTS). This modification exercises an option under the contract that will provide the means to maintain equipment and sustaining engineering. Major tasks to be performed for extended CTS are hardware and software maintenance, technical order maintenance, technical order maintenance, technical investigation of deficiency reports, resolution of parts obsolescence, technical support, on-site support, material augmentation package maintenance and update and trade studies. Total funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by February 2004. Negotiations were completed June 2002. Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F41608-93-C-0064, P00166).

NAVY

Bell-Boeing Program Office, Patuxent River, Md., is being awarded a $40,089,543 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-00-C-0183) to support the logistics and technical manual requirements for the V-22 Lot V and VI low-rate initial production. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (45%); Ridley Park, Pa. (45%); and New River, N.C. (10%), and is to be completed in January 2004. 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.

SYTEX Inc.*, Doylestown, Pa., is being awarded an $18,728,214 indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for communications technical support for the U.S. Air Force in Southwest Asia to ensure command and control information is available to forward deployed forces supporting Operation Enduring Freedom and continuing mission requirements of the Department of Defense. This contract will provide mission-critical communication capabilities supporting joint services military personnel and coalition forces. This contract includes options which, if exercised, will bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $98,640,025. Work will be performed in government-owned and -managed facilities overseas within the U.S. Central Command Air Forces area of responsibility (OCONUS, 98%) and Doylestown, Pa. (2%), and is to be completed January 2004. Contract funds in the amount of $200,000 will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured as a 100% small business set-aside. The request for proposal was posted on the SPAWAR Systems Center e-commerce website, with eight offers received. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Charleston, S.C., is the contracting activity (N65236-03-D-5854).

Southwest Marine Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $14,005,034 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-99-C-2312) to exercise two cost-plus-award-fee options for the accomplishment of the post shakedown availability (PSA) of the USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and USS Preble (DDG 88). This option is for services and material for the total PSA effort that includes engineering and management in support of the PSA, effort and material to perform specified PSA work items inclusive of tests and post report sea trials, additional effort and material to complete emergent work, effort and material to support operational propulsion plant examination and final contract trials and correction of related deficiencies, non-standard equipment and technical manuals. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is to be completed by October 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

McDonnell Douglas Corp., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded an $8,081,342 long-term contract for continuing repair of structural items (ailerons and flaps) to support the F/A-18 aircraft. Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., and is to be completed by January 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N00383-03-D-002H).

Anteon Corp., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a $6,863,562 delivery order under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for a Mobile Military Operations on Urbanized Terrain (MOUT) training system. The system will capture a training exercise through the use of cameras and microphones located throughout the MOUT training complex to support immediate training feedback. Work will be performed at Camp Doha, Kuwait, and is to be completed in June 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured by a request for proposals, with 11 proposals solicited and one offer received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla. is the contracting activity (N61339-01-D-0715).

*Small Business