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No: 603-03
August 15, 2003

CONTRACTS

 

MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

 

The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of cost-plus-award-fee letter contract N00024-03-C-6111 to Raytheon Systems Co. of Tucson, Ariz.  The period of performance for this award is from September 2003 through December 2005.  The value of this contract is not to exceed $881,411,791.  Under this contract, Raytheon will continue development and flight test of STANDARD Missile-3 (SM-3) Block I and IA, development and test of SM-3 for the Japan Cooperative Research Program, long lead material procurement for the first delivery of Block I missiles and engineering services to support the program.  The SM-3 is the STANDARD Missile variant used for the Missile Defense Agency’s Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Program, managed in concert with the U.S. Navy.  The Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Program is responsible for developing and fielding the sea-based element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS).  This contract action will provide the development, flight test, manufacture and delivery of flight rounds, ground test units, spares and data to support initial defensive operations, BMDS Block 04 and future BMDS block upgrades.  The Naval Sea Systems Command is the contracting activity (N00024-03-C-6111).

 

AIR FORCE

 

Pratt and Whitney, Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a $200,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for versatile affordable advanced turbine engines (VAATE) Phase I.  The VAATE program is a joint DoD/NASA/DoE/industry effort to develop revolutionary and innovative technologies by the 2017 timeframe that will permit an order of magnitude increase in turbo-propulsion affordability over the year 2000 state-of-the-art technology.  The Air Force will issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than this amount.  At this time, $51,846 of the funds has been obligated.  Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued.  This work will be complete by August 2011.  Solicitation began November 2002, and negotiations were completed August 2003.  The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-03-D-2354).

 

General Electric Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, is being awarded a $200,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for versatile affordable advanced turbine engines (VAATE) Phase I.  The VAATE program is a joint DoD/NASA/DoE/industry effort to develop revolutionary and innovative technologies by the 2017 timeframe that will permit an order of magnitude increase in turbo-propulsion affordability over the year 2000 state-of-the-art technology.  The Air Force will issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than this amount.  At this time, $58,600 of the funds has been obligated.  Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued.  This work will be complete by August 2011.  Solicitation began November 2002, and negotiations were completed August 2003.  The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-03-D-2352).

 

Allison Advanced Development Co., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded a $150,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for versatile affordable advanced turbine engines (VAATE) Phase I.  The VAATE program is a joint DoD/NASA/DoE /industry effort to develop revolutionary and innovative technologies by the 2017 timeframe that will permit an order of magnitude increase in turbo-propulsion affordability over the year 2000 state-of-the art technology.  The Air Force will issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than this amount.  At this time, $36,299 of the funds has been obligated.  Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued.  This work will be complete by August 2011.  Solicitation began November 2002, and negotiations were completed August 2003.  The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-03-D-2357).

 

Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $125,990,000 firm-fixed-price contract.  The purpose of this contract is to issue an undefinitized contract action for the purchase of one Boeing 767-400ER testbed aircraft.  The E-10A will deliver advanced integrated air and ground surveillance and targeting capabilities to provide the warfighter a battle management, intelligence, and communications force multiplier that detects, classifies, characterizes and reports targets to the joint forces within command and control constellation environment.  Boeing’s 767-400ER will serve as the platform for the integration of the E-10A concept.  The acquisition of this airplane via this delivery order is an important first step in the development of the integrated system.  At this time, $20,000,000 of the funds has been obligated.  Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued.  This work will be complete by July 2007.  Solicitation began April 2003, and negotiations were completed August 2003.  Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-03-C-2051). 

 

Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $20,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for versatile affordable advanced turbine engines (VAATE) Phase I.  The VAATE program is a joint DoD/NASA/DoE/industry effort to develop revolutionary and innovative technologies by the 2017 timeframe that will permit an order of magnitude increase in turbo-propulsion affordability over the year 2000 state-of-the art technology.  The Air Force will issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than this amount.  At this time, $60,387 of the funds has been obligated.  Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued.  This work will be complete by August 2011.  Solicitation began August 2011, and negotiations were completed by July 2003.  The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio is the contracting activity (F33615-03-D-2358).

 

Boeing Co. is being awarded a $12,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract to provide for 40 landing gear cylinder assemblies in support of the B-2 aircraft.  At this time, $6,000,000 of the funds has been obligated.  Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued.  Solicitation began April 2003.  Headquarters Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (F34601-01-G-0011).

 

DME Corp., Orlando, Fla., is being awarded a $5,431,494 firm-fixed-price contract modification to provide 216 (estimated)  radio test sets.  A radio test set is automatic test equipment used to test and repair radios in a variety of weapons systems.  The radio test set can be used in the field or in the laboratory.  No funds have been obligated.  This work will be complete by September 2008.  Solicitation began August 2002, and negotiations were completed May 2003.  Headquarters Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (F09603-03-D-0013).

 

ARMY

 

The Weitz Co., Denver, Colo., was awarded on Aug. 14, 2003, an $8,830,830 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of a wing headquarters/administration facility and for skeet range custodial services.  Work will be performed at Buckley Air Force Base, Colo., and is expected to be completed by March 28, 2005.   Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  There were 75 bids solicited on June 12, 2003, and nine bids were received.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha, Neb., is the contracting activity (DACA45-03-C-0009).

 

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

 

             Lockheed Martin Services Inc., Greenville, S.C., is being awarded $5,820,460 firm-fixed-price type of contract for aircraft parts for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps.  Performance completion date is December 2005.  Contract funds will not expire this fiscal year.  This contract is a modification to increase the estimated dollar value for sole-source items of various aircraft parts.  Award was made with a three-year base period, two two-year option periods and one three-year option period.  The Defense Supply Center Richmond, Richmond, Va., is the contracting activity (SP0410-02-D-9411).