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No: 726-06
July 31, 2006

CONTRACTS

 

AIR FORCE

 

            McDonnell Douglas Corp., Long Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $780,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract.  This is an undefinitized contract action for a foreign military sales delivery order contract that will provide four C-17 aircraft to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF).  The C-17 system group, in accordance with air mobility command, has arranged for the reallocation of four C-17 aircraft delivery positions from the Air Force Multi-Year Procurement II (MYPII) contract, F33657-02-C-2001, for delivery to RAAF.  At this time, $390,000,000 has been obligated.  Negotiations were complete July 2006.  This work will be completed in phases: first delivery November 2006; second, May 2007; third, January 2008 and fourth, February 2008.  Headquarters 328th Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.  Public Affairs point of contact is ASC/PAM at 937-255-3334 (FA8614-06-D-2006, delivery order 0001).

 

            Engineering Research and Consulting Inc., Huntsville, Ala., is being awarded a $72,435,099 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursement, firm-fixed-price contract.  This action provides for research in propulsion sciences:  The research in propulsion sciences contract will provide on-site theoretical and experimental scientific and engineering research and development in rocket propulsion at the Air Force research laboratory located at Edwards Air Force Base, Cali.  A strong effort in basic research is required, but elements of the broader research and development scope and technology transition are also included.  Research will focus on discovery, synthesis, characterization, and development of energetic and non-energetic materials, research, development, and modeling of novel propulsion methods and devices, and combustion modeling and aero physics interactions.  The contractor shall function in government/contractor teams.  Typical work performed includes propellant research, analytical chemistry, the study of fracture mechanics, investigating aero physics interactions, bench level contractor researchers work along-side government scientists and engineers and collaborate on the research and development activities.  At this time no funds have been obligated.  This work will be complete in September 2011. Solicitation began March 2006.  Air Force Flight Test Center, Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA9300-06-C-0023).

 

 

            Business Technologies and Solutions, Inc., Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded a $14,905,898 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity cost-plus-award-fee and cost-reimbursement contract modification.  This action provides for the technical and acquisition management support program, provides a wide range of diverse non-engineering, technical and acquisition management support required in the acquisition, development, production , and support of various equipment and weapon systems within the air armament center and other organizations at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla.  At this time no funds have been obligated.  This work will be complete September 2007.  Headquarters Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA9200-05-C-0002/P00005).

 

 

            Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corp., Littleton, Co., is being awarded an $8,053,729 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  The purpose of this action is for AFRL/VS to exercise the option portion of this contract, which result in a critical design review (CDR) and post CDR activities to achieve space situational awareness capabilities and functionality into to a Nan satellite package.  During the basic portion of the contract, the objective was to perform the development activities and conduct a tailored preliminary design review to achieve space situational awareness capabilities and functionally into a Nan satellite package.  At this time $400,000 has been obligated.  This work will be complete August 2007.  Air Force Research Lab, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M. is the contracting activity (FA9453-06-D-0330).

 

            Honeywell International Inc., Defense and Space Electronic Systems, Clearwater, Fla., is being awarded a $6,816,888 firm-fixed-price contract.  This contract is to continue spiral development of existing ballistic missile range safety technology (BMRST) systems and procure additional BMRST system is a mobile global positioning system (GPS) and telemetry based space launch range safety systems.  At this time $6,816,888 has been obligated.  Solicitations began March 2006.  Negotiations were complete June 2006.  This work will be complete July 2007.  Headquarters Space and Missile Defense Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8818-06-C-0033).

 

            Integral Systems Inc., Lanham, Md., is being awarded a $6,427,101 cost-plus-award fee contract modification.  This contract change modifies the command and control system-consolidated (CCS-C) effort to support the test automated operations (TAO) development for the wideband gapfiller satellite (WGS) program.  This change will also incorporate new WGS requirements.  The CCS-S program provides an upgraded capability to command and control the Air Force’s communication satellites, including the defense satellite communication system, Milstar, advanced extremely high frequency, and wideband gapfiller satellites.  At this time $2,756,535 has been obligated.  This work will be complete June 2010.  Headquarters Space and Missile Defense Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-01-C-0012/P00099).

 

            Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Corp., Marietta, Ga., is being awarded a $5,369,597 firm-fixed-price contract modification.  This is a modification to the C-15 avionics modernization program and the procurement of Lot II and Lot IV mobility readiness spares for the avionics modernization program.  At this time $5,369,597 has been obligated.  Negations were complete June 2006.  This work will be complete June 2008.  Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-98-C-006/P00183).

 

ARMY

 

            AM General L.L.C., South Bend, Ind., was awarded on July 27, 2006, a $595,816,409 modification firm-fixed-price contract for M1151A1s with B1Kit and to establish ceiling prices for armor kits.  Work will be performed in South Bend, Ind., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2007.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This was a sole source contract initiated on July 17, 2000.  The Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-01-C-S001).

 

            Walsh Construction Co., Chicago, Ill., was awarded on July 27, 2006, a delivery order amount of $30,138,800 as part of a $30,138,800 firm-fixed-price contract for renovations of Specker Barracks.  Work will be performed at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., and is expected to be completed by July 1, 2007.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This was a sole source contract initiated on June 13, 2006.  The Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City, Mo., is the contracting activity (W912DQ-05-D-0016).

 

            General Dynamics Land Systems Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich., was awarded on July 27, 2006, an $8,318,171 modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for systems technical support for the Abrams Tank program.  Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, Mich., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 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 Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-01-C-N075).

 

            Honeywell International, Clearwater, Fla., was awarded on July 27, 2006, a delivery order amount of $7,525,000 as part of a $7,525,000 firm-fixed-price contract for inertial navigation unit for the Bradley fighting vehicle system, Knight vehicle, Bradley fire support team, and Abrams integrated management.  Work will be performed in Clearwater, Fla., and is expected to be completed by July 31, 2008.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This was a sole source contract initiated on July 25, 2006.  The Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (DAAE20-01-D-0092).

 

            Allison Transmission, Indianapolis, Ind., was awarded on July 27, 2006, a $5,850,525 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for X200-4A transmissions in containers used on the M113 vehicles.  Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Ind., and is expected to be completed by May 30, 2007.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This was a sole source contract initiated on June 21, 2006.  The Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-03-C-N197).

 

NAVY

 

            Raytheon Systems Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Keyport, Wash., is being awarded an estimated $95,388,012 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-04-C-6101) for the consolidated MK48 and MK54 torpedo kit hardware, with engineering and repair services.  The primary purpose of this modification is to purchase the necessary quantities of torpedoes and support services necessary to support fleet operational requirements for the various torpedo product lines.  This contract combines support for the Navy (70 percent) and the Government of Australia (30 percent) under the foreign military sales program.  Work will be performed in Keyport, Wash. (90 percent), and Portsmouth, R.I. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2009.  Contract funds in the amount of $150,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The contract was not competitively procured.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

 

            Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (NGSS), a Northrop Grumman Corporation Co., Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $58,427,517 cost-plus-award-fee contract for CG 47 and DD 963 class integrated planning yard services.  NGSS will provide expert design, planning, and material support services for both maintenance and modernization.  Work will be performed in Pascagoula, Miss., and is expected to be completed by July 2011.  Contract funds in the amount of $1,000, will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The contract was not competitively procured.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-06-C-2306).

 

            McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $44,286,967 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-06-C-0027) for 28 Harpoon all-up-round (AUR) missiles which consist of 20 tactical block II airlaunch AUR missiles for the Governments of Chile (10) and Pakistan (10); four exercise block II grade B AUR for the Government of Canada; two tactical block II Harpoon missile body AUR for the Government of Austrilia; and two tactical block II airlaunch AUR for the Government of Malaysia.  The contract also includes six warhead sections for the Governments of Canada (4) and Australia (2); 24 MK631 canister AUR containers for the Governments of Pakistan (10), Chile (10) and Canada (4); six MK992 exercise/warhead containers for the Governments of Canada (4) and Australia (2); and one MK607 airlaunch AUR container for the Government of Australia.  This contract combines purchases for the Governments of Chile ($15,843,630; 35.78 percent), Pakistan ($15,793,603; 35.65 percent), Canada ($7,600,780; 17.16 percent), Australia ($2,632,379; 5.95 percent) and Malaysia ($2,416,548; 5.46 percent) under the foreign military sales program.  Work will be performed in St. Charles, Mo. (50.28 percent), McKinney, Texas (14.12 percent), Toledo, Ohio (5.83 percent), United Kingdom (5.18 percent), Huntsville, Ala. (3.72 percent), Clearwater, Fla. (3.61 percent), Galena, Kan. (2.29 percent), Elkton, Md. (2.08 percent), Kirwood, Mo.(2.00 percent), Middletown, Conn. (1.78 percent), and other various locations throughout the United States (9.11 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2007.  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.

 

 

            Rockwell Collins, Inc., Government Systems Division, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $25,754,556 ten-year requirements contract for performanced based logistics (PBL) support of the AN/ARC-210(V) electronics protection radio system used on numerous aircraft platforms, ground stations, and aboard ships.  This contract includes one five-year option period, which if exercised, brings the total estimated value of the contract to $53,195,424.  Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and work is expected to be completed by July 2016.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured.  The Naval Inventory Control Point is the contracting activity (N00383-06-D-007G).

 

 

            Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors Electronics Park, a division of Lockheed Martin Corporation, Syracuse, N.Y., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $23,354,302 cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price modification under previously awarded letter contract (N00024-05-C-6237) to exercise an option for production of three installation and checkout kits and supporting equipment for three remote minehunting vehicle (RMV) units, engineering services, and overhaul of the remote minehunting engineering development models (EDMs) numbers 1 and 2.  This effort is in support of the remote minehunting system (RMS) program.  The AN/WLD-1(V)1 RMS consists of a high-endurance, remotely controlled, off-board, low-observable, semi-submersible vehicle that will be used for mine reconnaissance.  The goal of the RMS is to provide fleet combatants with the capability to detect and classify bottom and moored contacts.  The RMVs will be incorporated into the DDG 91 through DDG96 class ships and the Littoral Combat Ship class.  This effort consists of procuring the INCO kits and support equipment for the first three RMVs, overhauling the remote minehunting EDMs #1 and #2, and engineering services.  Work will be performed in Syracuse, N.Y. (60 percent), and Riviera Beach, Fla. (40 percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2007.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

 

            Northrop Grumman Corp., Electronic Systems (NGES), Annapolis, Md., is being awarded an $18,630,236 cost-plus-award-fee delivery order to a basic ordering agreement for the advanced SEAL delivery system (ASDS) reliability improvement program (ARIP).  ASDS is a United States Special Operations Command sponsored effort to develop a dry combat submersible for use by special operations forces (SOF) and the necessary host submarine interfaces.  The SOF Undersea Mobility Program office (PMS399) of the program executive officer for submarines provides for technical, engineering, integration, material, and logistics support for ASDS.  Under this delivery order, NGES will perform critical system reviews to systematically review the ASDS-1 design in order to support the development of a plan for increasing the availability and reliability of ASDS, analyze supply support alternatives and diminished manufacturing sources, and provide other related support.  Work will be performed in Annapolis, Md. (40.9 percent); Newport News, Va. (42.6 percent); State College, Pa. (5.6 percent); West Bethesda, Md. (4.5 percent); Groton, Conn. (2.6 percent); Bethpage, N.Y. (0.9 percent); McLean, Va. (0.8 percent); Rockville, Md. (0.4 percent); Crane, Ind. (0.4 percent); Falls Church, Va. (0.4 percent); Charlottesville, Va. (0.4 percent); Torrance, Calif. (0.4 percent); and Knoxville, Tenn. (0.1 percent) and is expected to be completed by May 2007.  Contract funds in the amount of $2,177,422 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-04-G-6202).

 

            Custom Analytical Engineering Systems, Inc., Flintstone, Md., is being awarded a $9,997,208 cost-plus-fixed-fee (term and completion) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for technical, engineering, and analytical support to assist in development of composite materials for extended range munitions, advanced gun propulsion, and advanced propulsion systems.  Work will be performed in Flintstone, Md., and is expected to be completed by July 2009.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity (N00178-06-D-3030).

 

            Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, Woods Hole, Mass., is being awarded a $9,660,001 cost-plus-fixed fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for oceanographic research and development efforts in support of the joint robotics program’s work on advanced robotics systems.  Tasking will include, but is not be limited to, research and development of unmanned systems to perform ocean floor exploration, data analysis of current flow and effect from oceanographic events and anomalies; and through data grids and maps, evaluate the magnitude, variability and co-variation in respect to the accuracy and quality of the original data.  Work will be performed in Woods Hole, Mass., and is expected to be completed by September 2011.  Contract funds will expire at the end of the current year.  This contract was not competitively procured.  The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity (N00164-06-D-6672).

 

            Rolls Royce, plc in Bristol, England, is being awarded a $5,352,621 priced order (5351) under previously awarded contract (N00383-04-G-001M) for procurement of ring base plates used in support of the F-402 engine.  Work will be performed in Bristol, England, and work is to be completed by August 2009.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year.  This contract was not awarded competitively.  The Naval Inventory Control Point is the contracting activity.

 

DEFENSE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CONTRACTING ORGANIZATION

 

            T-Systems Business Services, GmbH, Godesberger Allee 117, D-53175 Bonn, Germany, is being awarded a firm-fixed-price contract.  The contract has a performance period of one year for installation of the network, with a three-year period of cable plant administration following network installation.  Total cost of the contract for the four-year period is $5,536,249.  This contract will provide a fiber optic backbone consisting of defined segments traversing public and private lands in Germany with terminating points on selected U.S. military installations.  It will be used to transmit critical command information to DoD personnel.  The requirement was solicited and awarded on a full and open competition basis.  The solicitation was synopsized on the federal business opportunities website as well as the DITCO contracting opportunities website.  Six offers were received.  The contractor is a foreign vendor with offices throughout Germany.  The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization-Europe is the contracting activity (HC1021-06-C-2000).