Weston Solutions Inc., Manchester, N.H., was awarded on Oct. 28, 2003, a delivery order amount of $5,759,542 as part of a $100,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a 1.5-mile removal action at the General Electric/Housatonic River Project. Work will be performed in Pittsfield, Mass., and is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were an unknown number of bids solicited via the World Wide Web in May 1999, and four bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Concord, Mass., is the contracting activity (DACW33-00-D-0006).
Technical Ordnance Inc., St. Bonifacius, Minn., and Quantic Industries Inc., Hollister, Calif., are being awarded a $180,000,000 (each) indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide for BBU-35/B Impluse Cartridges. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than this amount. No funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by September 2008. Solicitation began May 2003 and negotiations were completed October 2003. The Headquarters Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (F42630-03-D-0011, 0012).
Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Clearfield, Utah, is being awarded a $21,999,999 cost reimbursement, firm fixed price, cost reimbursable incentive fee contract modification. This action is the 5th option on the Minuteman Minimum Essential Communication Network (MEECN) Program which integrates an 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 1 Malmstrom AFB (20 sites), Wing III Minot AFB (15 sites, Wing V F.E. Warren (15 sites). As the newest line 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 system, will be modified to reflect changes to the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile system. Total funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by December 2005. Solicitation began September 2001. The Headquarters Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (F42610-98-C-0001).
McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $22,480,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee order against a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00019-03-G-0004) for the procurement of supplies and services to support follow-on test and evaluation for the F/A-18 aircraft. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed by October 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.
Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, Va. is being awarded a $21,715,978 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-00-C-2108) for continued research and design development for CVN-21. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va. (97%) and Washington, D.C. (3%), and is expected to be completed by September 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.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Reinhart Food Service (Milwaukee Div.), Oak Creek, Wis., is being awarded $30,000,000 (estimated) firm fixed price with indefinite/quantity delivery type of contract for full line food distribution for the U.S. Navy and federal civilian agencies. Performance completion date is expected to be Oct. 31, 2004. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 25 proposals solicited and five responded. The contracting activity is the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa. (SP0300-04-D-3074).