Aerospace Testing Alliance, Tullahoma, Tenn., is being awarded a $214,953,592 cost-plus award-fee contract modification. This action is the exercise of an option for the Operation, Maintenance, Information Management, and Support of Arnold Engineering Development Center for fiscal year 2005. Location of performance is Aerospace Testing Alliance, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn. No funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by September 2005. The Headquarters Arnold Engineering Development Center, Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., is the contracting activity (F40600-03-C-0001).
Alaska Aerospace Development Corp., Anchorage, Alaska, Spaceport Systems International LP, Lompic, Calif., and Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority, Norfolk, Va., are being awarded a $49,000,000 indefinite quantity/indefinite delivery contract to provide for the Rocket Systems Launch Program (RSLP). RSLP is an Air Force Program managed by the Space and Missile Systems Center, Detachment 12 to provide orbital and suborbital launch services to DoD and other government customers utilizing surplus demilitarized ICBM assets and commercial rocket motors. The contract includes a five-year ordering period, allowing RSLP to procure commercial spaceport (launch complex) services for Air Force orbital and suborbital launches. These contracts will permit RSLP to use commercial launch facilities and associated services on the east and west coasts of the United States, thus implementing RSLPs program management directive to provide integration and support for national research and development requirements. Under these contracts, the commercial spaceport organizations will provide launch facilities, launch operations support, range support, logistics support, support services, facility engineering, and program support. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than the amount indicated above. No funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by August 2011. Solicitation began March 2004. The Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8818-04-D-0008, FA8818-04-D-0013, 0014).
Raytheon Technical Services Co., Long Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $11,543,989 time and material contract. This is an engineering services contract which will provide assistance to resolve system deficiencies in the AN/TPS-75 Radar System during its sustainment phase. The support includes, but is not limited to, providing technical, administrative, and engineering assistance in the areas of program management, engineering and engineering analysis. Location of performance is Raytheon SMF Engineering Facility, Sacramento, Calif. No funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by September 2009. Solicitation began March 2004 and negotiations were completed July 2004. The Headquarters Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (FA8217-04-D-0003).
General Electric Engine Services Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, is being awarded a $22,743,763 not-to-exceed modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-03-D-0013) to exercise an option for the standard depot level repair of T700-GE-401/401C turbo shaft engines, which are used in the Navys H-60 Seahawk helicopter. In addition, the modification provides for the standard depot level repair of the T700-GE-401/401C cold section modules, and power turbine modules. Work will be performed in Arkansas City, Kan., and is expected to be completed in August 2005. 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.
OGara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring Co., Fairfield, Ohio, was awarded on Aug. 9, 2004, a $12,024,500 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 5,000 Gunner Protection Kits for use in conjunction with the Up-Armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles. Work will be performed in Fairfield, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by March 31, 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on April 10, 2000. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-00-C-S019).
Jensen Construction Co., Sand Springs, Okla., was awarded on Aug. 9, 2004, an $11,431,772 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of a pedestrian/bicycle bridge. Work will be performed in Little Rock, Ark., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 34 bids solicited on May 25, 2004, and eight bids were received. The U.S. Army Engineer District, Little Rock, Ark., is the contracting activity (W9127S-04-C-0024).
Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill., was awarded on Aug. 6, 2004, a delivery order amount of $1,108,178 as part of an $8,647,872 firm-fixed-price contract for 154 5-Ton Forklifts and supporting manuals. Work will be performed in Houston, Texas (90 percent) and Yokohama, Japan (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by Aug. 30, 2006. 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 on April 28, 2004, and three bids were received. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-04-D-D820).