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No: 736-05
July 20, 2005

CONTRACTS

MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a cost-plus- award/incentive-fee contract modification for the continued development and delivery of twelve Standard Missile-3 Block IA Missiles in support of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System. The total estimated value of the contract is $124,147,350. The work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. and is expected to be complete by April 2007. None of the funds will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This contract was not competitively awarded. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C. is the contracting activity (N00024-03-C-6111).

Trex Enterprises Corp. of San Diego, Calif. is being awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to develop novel electro-optic sensor technologies that have improved spectral response, increased detection capability, increased resolution and enhanced tracking and target selection capabilities. Under this contract, Trex Enterprises Corp. will develop advanced radar technologies to improve system robustness, reduce cost and enhance radar performance parameters for all weather tracking of missiles. This effort will focus on increasing communications data rates to maintain full compatibility, improve in network security and speed, increase transmission ranges in all operational conditions to improve in size, weight power and costs. This effort will explore the development of new materials for missiles and satellites that reduce the weight and improve the reliability of components such as optics, sensors and seekers. The four-year period of performance, inclusive of options, will have a maximum contract value of $48,594,922. The principal place of performance is Kilhei Maui and Lihue Kauai, Hawaii and completion is expected by July 2006. Research and development funds are provided for this contract. The Missile Defense Agency is the contracting activity for contract HQ0006-05-D-0006.

Lockheed Martin Space and Missiles Co. of Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a sole source indefinite delivery, indefinite quantify, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for algorithm development and integration support. Under this contract, Lockheed Martin will continue to develop techniques to improve capabilities of Lockheed Martin components of the layered Ballistic Missile Defense System via spiral development upgrades. The critical functions Lockheed Martin will focus on improving include threat tracking, discrimination and battle management support using surface based radar, space and missile seeker based visible and infrared sensors, and fusion of visible, infrared, and radar sensor data. The five-year period of performance will have a maximum contract value of $39,999,536. At the time of contract award, Delivery Order 0001 will be issued in the amount of $2,886,190. The principle place of performance will be Sunnyvale, Calif., and is expected to be completed March 2010. Research and development funds have been provided for this contract. The Missile Defense Agency is the contracting activity (HQ0006-05-D-0003).

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a cost-plus-award-fee contract modification to develop a Kinetic Energy Interceptor midcourse defense concept of operations, functional architecture, and physical architecture definition to provide a flexible, mobile, defense against adversary ballistic missiles. The two-year effort is estimated at $8,207,179. The principal places of performance will be at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems in Fairfax, Va., and Huntsville, Ala. Work will also be performed in Tucson, Ariz. by Northrop Grummans major subcontractor, Raytheon Missile Systems. The effort associated with this contract modification is expected to be completed by September 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Missile Defense Agency is the contracting activity (HQ0006-04-C-0004).

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Raytheon Systems Co., Falls Church, Va., is being awarded a maximum $73,000,000 fixed price with economic price adjustment contract for bench stock material and supply chain management for Army. Other locations of performance are Anniston, Ala., and Texarkanna, Texas. The performance completion date is July 26, 2007. This is a base year contract. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one proposal solicited and one responded. The contracting activity is the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Pa. (SP0500-05-D-BP22).

Matthews Associates Inc.,* Sandford, Fla., is being awarded a maximum $6,232,318 firm fixed price contract for non-rechargeable batteries for the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. The other location of performance is Southwest Asia. The performance completion date is March 31, 2006. This is a definite quantity contract. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one proposal solicited and one responded. The contracting activity is the Defense Supply Center Richmond, Richmond, Va. (SP044105C2848).

NAVY

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $22,600,000 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-03-C-0057) to design, develop, fabricate, assemble, integrate, furnish, manage, test and evaluate an On-Board Oxygen Generating System for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y. (93.8 percent) and Davenport, Iowa, (6.2 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2012. 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.

Meggitt Defense Systems, D/B/A Cartwright Electronics, Fullerton, Calif., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $18,743,466 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contract for the procurement of up to 731 AN/DSQ-50A Airborne Sets, including sensor and telemetry downlinks. The Airborne Set is utilized in full scale and subscale aerial and surface targets, which are used to evaluate capabilities of weapon systems and to train weapon system operators. Work will be performed in Fullerton, Calif., and is expected to be completed in July 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under an electronic request for proposals; seven firms were solicited and two offers were received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Pt. Mugu, Calif., is the contracting activity (N68936-05-D-0026).

Micro Systems Inc.*, Fort Walton Beach, Fla., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $12,280,449 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contract for the procurement of up to 731 AN/DSQ-50A Airborne Sets, including sensor and telemetry downlinks. The Airborne Set is utilized in full scale and subscale aerial and surface targets, which are used to evaluate capabilities of weapon systems and to train weapon system operators. Work will be performed in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and is expected to be completed in July 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under an electronic request for proposals; seven firms were solicited and two offers were received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Pt. Mugu, Calif., is the contracting activity (N68936-05-D-0027).

General Dynamics, OTS Engineering Technology, Orlando Fla., was awarded on July 15, 2005, a firm fixed-price letter contract with a cost ceiling of $6,952,360, for approximately 1,550 (ea) Acorn Systems and accessories. The Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division has a requirement to procure Acorn Systems, which will provide critical force protection measures to patrols within Afghanistan. The contract was awarded by authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(2), Unusual and Compelling Urgency. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla., and is expected to be completed by January 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity. (N00174-05-C-0034)

ARMY

General Dynamics Land Systems Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich., was awarded on July 19, 2005, a $5,500,000 modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the systems technical support for the abrams Tank Program. Work will be performed in Kuwait and is expected to be completed by July 31, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on Nov. 23, 2001. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-01-C-N075).

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