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No: 805-05
August 08, 2005

CONTRACTS

ARMY

General Atomics Aeronautical System, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $214,409,789 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for research, development, test and evaluation of the Extended Range Multi Purpose Unmanned Aerial Vehicle system. One hundred twenty bids were solicited on Sept. 1, 2004, and three bids were received. Work will be performed at facilities in six locations -- San Diego, Adelanto and Palmdale, Calif.; Salt Lake City, Utah; Hunt Valley, Md.; and Huntsville, Ala. and is estimated to be completed by Aug. 31, 2009. (The System Development and Demonstration phase of the program is anticipated to take two years. The selected ERMP UAV System is named Warrior and leverages technologies from its predecessor, Predator.) The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity. Their public affairs office can be reached at (256) 955-9174. (W58RGZ-05-C-0069)

SYColeman Corp., Alexandria, Va., was awarded Aug. 3, 2005, a $71,529,616 firm-fixed-price commercial services contract for communications support at the Pentagon. Work is to be completed by July 31, 2006. Bids were solicited April 28, 2005, and five bids were received. The Defense Contracting Command Washington is the contracting activity. Army Public Affairs can be reached at (703) 692-2000. (W74V8H-05-C-0040)

Colt Defense, LLC, Hartford, Conn., was awarded Aug. 4, 2005, a $52,509,192 firm-fixed-price contract to procure 50,881 M4 Carbines. Work will be performed at Colts Hartford facilities and is to be completed by Sept. 30, 2006. The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Rock Island at Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity. Army Public Affairs can be reached at (703) 692-2000. (W52H09-04-D-086)

OGara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring Co., Fairfield, Ohio, was awarded Aug. 4, 2005, a $21,012,600 firm-fixed-price contract to purchase 350 of the M1114 up-armored High Mobility Multi-purpose Wheeled Vehicles. Work will be performed at the companys Fairfield facilities and is to be completed by Dec. 31, 2005. The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Rock Island at Warren, Mich. is the contracting activity. Army Public Affairs can be reached at (703) 692-2000. (DAAE07-00-C-S019)

Shock Tube Systems Inc., Moosup, Conn., was awarded Aug. 4, 2005, a $11,300,000 firm-fixed-price-indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract for M14 non-electric blasting caps and M14 inert non-electric blasting caps. Bids were solicited on the Worldwide Web Oct. 25, 2004, and three bids were received. The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command ARDEC Picatinny Center is the contracting activity. Army Public Affairs can be reached at (703) 692-2000. (W15QKN-05-D-0029)

General Dynamics C4 Systems, Taunton, Mass., was awarded Aug. 4, 2005, a $6.8 million firm-fixed-price contract for four Baseband Nodes. Work will performed at General Dynamics Taunton facilities and is to be completed by June 5, 2006. The U.S. Army Communications -Electronics Command Acquisition Center at Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity. Army Public Affairs can be reached at (703) 692-2000. (W15P7T-05-C-G208)

Smiths Aerospace Electronics Systems, Yorba Linda, Calif., was awarded Aug. 4, 2005, a $5,614,249 firm-fixed-price-indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract for 1,438 Vaneaxial Fans for the M1A1 Abrams tank. Bids were solicited via the Worldwide Web Dec. 6, 2004, and two bids were received. Work is to be performed at Smiths Yorba Linda facilities and completed by Aug. 5, 2010. The U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command Rock Island at Warren, Mich. is the contracting activity. Army Public Affairs can be reached at (703) 692-2000. (W5HZV-05-D-0338)

AIR FORCE

Cree Inc., N.C., is being awarded a $19,729,981 cost share/technology investment agreement contract. The objective of the subject Technology Investment Agreement is to establish a domestic source to develop a manufacturing capability for Silicon Carbide Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuit Devices for commercial applications and next generation military radar systems. At this time, $4,151, 500 of the funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by March 2010. Solicitation began March 2005 and negotiations were completed July 2005. The Air Force Research Laboratory Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-05-2-5507).

NAVY

TUG Technologies Corp.*, Marietta, Ga., is being awarded a $13,782,632 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N68335-04-C-0111) to exercise an option for the procurement of 400 Mid-Range Tow Tractors for use in moving aircraft and equipment up to 80,000 pounds. Work will be performed in Marietta, Ga., and is expected to be completed in February 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity.

*Small Business