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No: 376-04
April 27, 2004

CONTRACTS

ARMY

Simula Aerospace & Defense Group, Phoenix, Ariz., was awarded on April 26, 2004, a $30,507,240 firm-fixed-price contract for crew protection kits for the heavy expanded mobility tactical trucks, palletized load system trucks, heavy equipment transporter trucks and the M915 series trucks. Work will be performed in Phoenix, Ariz., and is expected to be completed by May 28, 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on March 23, 2004. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-04-C-0259).

Raytheon Co., Bedford, Mass., was awarded on April 26, 2004, a $9,529,438 modification to a cost-plus-award-fee contract for FY03 PATRIOT engineering services. Work will be performed in Tewksbury, Mass. (71 percent), Burlington, Mass. (12 percent), Bedford, Mass. (12 percent), Andover, Mass. (2 percent), Huntsville, Ala. (1 percent), El Paso, Texas (1 percent), and Orlando, Fla. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on Sept. 21, 1998. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (DAAH01-99-C-0028).

AM General Corp., Mishawaka, Ind., was awarded on April 23, 2004, a $7,250,000 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for refurbishment and repair of existing buildings to establish a maintenance and repair facility for Egypts fleet of high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles. Work will be performed in Cairo, Egypt, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on July 27, 2001. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-03-C-S015).

DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY

Sprint Communications Co. LP, Overland Park, Kansas is being awarded a contract for continuity of Government Emergency Telecommunications Service Inter-Exchange Carrier performance. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization is awarding contract HC1013-04-C-5003, on behalf of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The Government Emergency Telecommunications Service is a major DHS / National Communications System program for improving national security and emergency preparedness telecommunications in the event of a natural or man-made disaster by utilizing the surviving assets of the public switched network to provide priorities and routing alternatives not available to normal telecommunications traffic. This acquisition provides for the continuity of the Government Emergency Telecommunications Service within the Sprint Communications Company LP long distance network. Period of performance is 119 months including a 47-month base period plus three two-year options. Face value of the instant contract is $7,137,391 and total cumulative face value of the contract is $19,620,776. Contract type is firm fixed price. This acquisition does not include any foreign military sales. This acquisition was publicized as sole source pursuant to the authority of 10 U.S.C 2304(c)(1), only one responsible source and no other source of supplies or services will satisfy Agency requirements. Only one offer was received. Sprint Communications Company LP is a large business located at 13221 Woodland Park Road, Herndon, Va. 20171-3000. Type of DHS appropriation is operation and maintenance. The contracting activity is the Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, 2300 East Drive, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. 62225-5406. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization is a fee-for-service organization. DHS has provided all funding for this contract and the costs incurred in conducting the procurement. No Department of Defense appropriations were expended for procurement activities associated with this acquisition.

NAVY

Darlington Inc., Arlington, Va., is being awarded a $7,083,858 modification to previously awarded firm-fixed-price delivery order under basic indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (M67854-01-D-2006) for three Joint Enhanced Core Communication Systems (JECCS). The JECCS provides telecommunication services, local area networks, network management services, messaging services, INMARSAT, and UHF-TACSAT capabilities for a Marine Expeditionary Unit. Work will be performed in Wando, S.C., and is expected to be completed April 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured as a 100 percent small business set-aside; the solicitation released electronically, with one offer received. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.

AIR FORCE

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $5,699,048 firm fixed price contract modification to provide for FY2004 spares in support of the F-15 electronic systems test set program. Various quantities of 72 differenct items will be purchased. Total funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by October 2005. Negotiations were completed April 2004. The Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F41608-93-C-0064, P00186).