The Boeing-SVS Inc., Albuquerque, M.N., is being awarded a $23,311,435 cost-reimbursable, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide the necessary materials, including any hardware, facilities, supplies, travel, labor and services to perform High Energy Laser Mobile Active Tracking Testbed research in accordance with the contractor’s statement of work, dated March 24, 2003, for the Air Force Research Laboratory, Phillips Research Site, Directed Energy Directorate, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. At this time, $3,200,000 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be completed July 2007. Solicitations began February 2003, and negotiations were completed June 2003. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., is the contracting activity (F29601-03-C-0146).
Cubic Defense Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an estimated $5,509,930 contract modification for the Multi-Service Target Control System data link transceiver. The Multi-Service Target Control System is multi-function targeting tracking and control system to support tri-service interoperability among the services' targets and test ranges. A family of the Multi-Service Target Control System data link transceivers is to be developed to provide two-way communication between ground control elements and target vehicles. The quantity being purchased is 15 prototype units, including data and contract test support. At this time $209,865 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be complete October 2003. The Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (F08635-02-C-0003).
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Redondo Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $5,475,252 cost-plus-award-fee contract to continue uninterrupted services to the Space and Missile Center, detachment 12/vehicle operations in support of its mission to provide on-orbit telemetry, tracking and control of research and development satellites. This action will provide technical support for all planning, readiness, launch, on-orbit test and evaluation operations, transition support and analysis activities required to exploit unique high-risk experimental and developmental spacecraft, ballistic missiles and boosters. This action will also support the management and operation of specialized space test ground systems including the Research, Development, Test and Evaluation (RDT&E) Support Complex at Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., the Center for Research Support at Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., and other locations necessary for the development of technical solutions, support of development testing, conduct of operational testing, mission unique system modifications, configuration management, system troubleshooting, anomaly resolution and system tool implementation on the following specialized space test operating systems: the commercial-off-the shelf-based, open architecture satellite telemetry, tracking and control COBRA and other systems (Braxton, Operating System Comet). This system is an integration of various commercial off-the-shelf products into a unique architecture to provide satellite control networks, including links to the Air Force Satellite Control Network, Eastern Test Range, spacecraft and booster contractor facilities as well as commercial networks. The locations of performance are the RDT&E Support Center, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., and the Center for Research Support, Schriever Air Force Base Colo. At this time, $1,455,695 of the funds has been obligated. Solicitation began February 2003, and negotiations were completed June 2003. This work will be complete September 2009. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-03-C-0204).
Brown & Root Services, a division of Kellogg Brown & Root, Arlington, Va., is being awarded a $21,801,156 modification to Task Order 0033 under a cost-reimbursement, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity construction contract to repair damages sustained from Typhoon Pongsona, which struck the island of Guam in December 2002. In addition, anti-terrorism/force protection measures are being added to the task order, which involves the construction of security enhancements and security fencing, as well as facilities hardening, lighting repairs and typhoon shutter repairs for U.S. naval facilities in Guam. Work being performed for anti-terrorism ($15,051,156) and typhoon restoration ($6,500,000) is expected to be complete by December 2004; however, work being performed to refurbish and replace typhoon shutters ($250,000) is expected to be complete by Oct. 10, 2003. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The basic contract was competitively procured with 44 proposals solicited, three offers received and award made on June 29, 2000. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic Division, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N62470-00-D-0005).
Raytheon, Network Centric Systems, St. Petersburg, Fla., is being awarded a $15,666,608 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-5118) for the fiscal year 2003 Block 1 engineering services and Consolidated Automated Support System (CASS) operational test program set (OTPS) requirements for the Navy’s Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) Program. The CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force anti-air warfare capability by extracting and distributing sensor-derived information such that the superset of this data is available to all participating CEC units. The CASS OPTS is a maintenance test support set for a Navy flight line associated with E-2C aircraft and CEC USG-3 equipment installed in said aircraft. Work will be performed in St. Petersburg., Fla. (95%), and Largo, Fla. (5%), and is expected to be completed by June 2004. 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., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $6,493,960 not-to-exceed modification to a previously awarded letter contract (N00019-03-C-0041) to exercise an option for performance based logistics support of the F/A-18E/F Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared System. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in December 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.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., is being awarded a $5,700,000 modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract (N00019-03-C-0011) to provide additional funding for the low rate initial production of six MH-60R multi-mission helicopter air vehicles and associated support. Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn., and is expected to be completed in December 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.