United States Department of Defense United States Department of Defense

Contracts

Press Operations Bookmark and Share

Contracts


No: 269-03
April 24, 2003

MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

The Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, is being awarded an indefinite delivery indefinite quantity (IDIQ), cost-plus-award-fee letter contract, F33657-03-D-2036, to deliver an Iron Bird test bed in support of the Airborne Laser (ABL) program element. This test bed will be located at Edwards AFB, California. The period of performance for this award is from April 2003 through April 2013. The value of this contract is not to exceed $500,000,000. The scope of the initial effort, valued at $190 million, is to develop a permanent ground test facility that may be used to troubleshoot the ABL, conduct advanced technology evaluation/validation, integrate representative ABL subsystems, simulate the fully integrated ABL weapon system, host Block 08 laser module testing, support integrated Ballistic Missile Defense System testing/war gaming, and to conduct lethality testing. The Missile Defense Agency is the contracting activity (F33657-03-D-2036).

AIR FORCE

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $125,553,754 cost plus incentive fee contract modification to provide for M4/M4+ F-16 operational flight program phase III avionics development implementation for Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, the Netherlands, and the U.S. Air Force. $20,291,951 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be complete April 30, 2007. The Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-98-C-0030, P00038).

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded an $11,650,000 cost plus award fee contract modification to serve as an incremental change order to the engineering manufacturing development contract for the preliminary aircraft cockpit integration effort for F-18D and F-A-18F of the joint helmet mounted cueing system procured for the U.S. Navy F/A-18 platforms. A letter of contract definitization is scheduled for June 2003. $4,405,286 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. The Air Force Material Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-97-C-0001, P00092).

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Alabama Power Company (APC), Birmingham, Ala., is being awarded an $87,983,040 fixed price with economic price adjustment for assuming ownership, operation and maintenance of the electrical distribution system at Fort Rucker for the U.S. Army. Performance completion date is expected to be 2053. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 20 solicitations and three responded. The contracting activity is the Defense Energy Support Center, Fort Belvoir, Va. (SP000-03-C-8262).

Southcast Alabama Gas District (SEAGD)*, Andalusia, Ala., is being awarded a $8,576,454 fixed price with prospective price redetermination for assuming ownership, operation and maintenance of the natural gas distribution system at Fort Rucker for the U.S. Army. Performance completion date is expected to be 2053. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 20 solicitations and two responded. The contracting activity is the Defense Energy Support Center, Fort Belvoir, Va. (SP000-03-C-8263).

NAVY

Raytheon Company, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $13,453,320 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-5415) for block 1B upgrade and conversion equipment for Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS) for the U.S. Navy. Three overhauls and three on-board repair parts kits are being acquired. The MK-15 Phalanx, CIWS is a fast reaction terminal defense against low and high flying, high speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats which have penetrated all other ships' defenses. Work will be performed in Louisville, Ky., and is expected to be completed by June 2005. 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.

ECC International Corp., Orlando, Fla., is being awarded an $8,207,944 modification to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N61339-98-C-0052) to exercise production option IV for 57 engagement skills trainer subsystems for the U.S. Army (35) and the National Guard (15), including 7 spares and ancillary equipment. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla., and is expected to be completed in May 2004. Contract funds in the amount of $8,207,944 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla., is the contracting activity.

ARMY

Signal Technology Corp., Plano, Texas, was awarded on April 22, 2003, a $6,549,435 cost contract for the ultra-low power battlefield sensor communication system program. Work will be performed in Plano, Texas (54%), Santa Barbara, Calif. (29%), Columbia, Md. (11%), and Fargo, N.D. (6%), and is expected to be completed by April 30, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated in January 2003. The Defense Microelectronics Activity, McClellan, Calif., is the contracting activity (DMEA90-03-C-0302).

* Small Business

Additional Links

Stay Connected