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No: 545-06
June 13, 2006
CONTRACTS
ARMY
 
            Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., was awarded on June 9, 2006, a $42,765,950 modification to a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the production of the XM982 Excalibur Unitary Guided Projectile.  Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (50 percent), Healdsburg, Calif. (12 percent), Cincinnati, Ohio (5 percent), Minneapolis, Minn. (5 percent), Anaheim, Calif. (2 percent), Westlake Village, Calif. (2 percent), McKinney, Texas (2 percent), Lowell, Mass. (2 percent), St. Petersburg, Fla. (1 percent), Joplin, Mo. (1 percent), Whitehall, Mich. (1 percent), Williamsport, Pa. (1 percent), Farmington, N.M. (1 percent), Moorpark, Calif. (1 percent), Redmond, Wash. (1 percent), Dallas, Texas (1 percent), and a Foreign Firm (12 percent), and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2007.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This was a sole source contract initiated on June 20, 1997.  The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., is the contracting activity (DAAE30-98-C-1032).
 
            W.G. Yates & Sons Construction Co., Oxford, Miss., was awarded on June 8, 2006, a $25,300,000 firm-fixed-price contract for design and construction of an aviation brigade barracks.  Work will be performed at Fort Campbell, Ky., and is expected to be completed by April 20, 2009.  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 Dec. 8, 2005, and ten bids were received.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville, Ky., is the contracting activity (W912QR-06-C-0031).
 
            TEPA EC L.L.C.*, Colorado Springs, Colo., was awarded on June 9, 2006, an $8,421,037 firm-fixed-price contract for the relocation of the Specker-Titus Intersection, reconstruction of Brown’s Road, and relocation of associated underground utilities in support of the base realignment and closure movement of the heavy brigade combat team.  Work will be performed at Fort Carson, Colo., and is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, 2006.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This was a sole source contract initiated on May 24, 2006.  The U.S. Army Contracting Agency, Fort Carson, Colo., is the contracting activity (W911RZ-06-C-0009).
 
AIR FORCE
 
            ITT Industries Inc., System Division, Cape Canaveral, Fla., is being awarded a $8,982,433 cost-plus-award fee, cost reimbursable, and firm-fixed-price contract modification.  This action provides for radar open system architecture technology and electrometric incorporated transmitter (ETM) and integrate it with the TPQ-18 antenna at the Vandenberg Air Force Base radar site.  It also modifies the facility to allow the ETM transmitter installations and upgrades the antenna with new rotary joints.  This project will enhance the Launch and Test Range System (LTRS) by improving reliability, maintainability, availability, and LTRS standardization, reducing life cycle costs; and increasing radar capability for the 30th Space Wing.  At this time, total funds have been obligated.  Negotiations were completed in June 2006.  This work will be complete October 2009.  Space and Missile Systems Center Logistics Group, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is the contracting activity (F04701-01-C-0001/P00324).
 
DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY
 
            Hardwire LLC, Pocomoke City, Md., is being awarded a $4,533,390 increment of a $14,856,346 other transaction for prototypes agreement to develop improved vehicle protection that is lighter weight than existing armor systems.  Work will be performed in Pocomoke City, Md., and will be completed in December 2007.  Funds will not expire at the end of this fiscal year.  DARPA published a solicitation in Federal Business Opportunities on February 8, 2006, and over 100 proposals have been received.  The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (HR0011-06-9-0008).
 
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