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No: 765-06
August 11, 2006

                                                                                CONTRACTS 

                                                                                   AIR FORCE


     Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $62,589,087 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed fee contract modification. This contract modification exercises production options for the purchase of 28,054 Defense Advanced GPS Receivers (DAGRs) and accessories. The DAGR will provide authorized Department of Defense and foreign military sales users of Global Positioning System user equipment a precise positioning system, hand-held, dual-frequency (L1/L2), lightweight receiver (less than one pound) that incorporates the next generation, tamper-resistant GPS selective availability anti-spoofing module security module. The DAGR will serve as a replacement for the precision lightweight GPS receiver in integrated platforms as well as for the advanced and basic GPS user. This effort supports foreign military sales to the following: Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. At this time, total funds have been obligated. This work will complete June 2007. Headquarters Global Positioning Systems Wing, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-02-C-0011/P00043).

     Lockheed Martin – Mission Systems, Colorado Springs, Colo., is being awarded a $13,565,721 cost-plus award fee contract modification. The combatant command’s integrated command and control systems FY06 sustainment include operations, maintenance and support to maintain mission integrity for the newly deployed target system architecture systems at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, the Alternate Missile Command Center, and forward user and sensor sites, as well as maintenance of legacy systems at the Peterson Air Force Base test development facility, the Schriever Air Force Base, Cheyenne Mountain Training System, and the ISC2 test and integration lab and remote software support facility (Cheyenne Mountain Complex). Also included is the support to the 721 CS organizational level maintenance, astro support workstation, Joint Space Operations Center, tech refresh, tech docs, and industrial security. At this time, 12,114,232 has been obligated. This work will completed by September 2006. Electronic Systems Center, Detachment 5, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is the contracting activity (F19628-00-C-0019/P00087). 

     Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems and Solutions. Manassas, Va., is being awarded a $10,572,917 cost plus award fee/fixed price contract modification. This contract modification is in support of the Department of Defense’s Global Transportation Network system. This action is purchasing the hardware/software for the data warehouse. At this time, $10,572,917 has been obligated. This work will be complete January 2007. Headquarters Air Mobility Command Specialized Contracting Branch, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is the contracting activity (F19628-95-C-0029/P00286).

     Raytheon Aircraft Co., Wichita, Kan., is being awarded a $9,932,738 commercial firm fixed price contract modification. This contract modification provides for Navy Lot 13 JPATS T-6A production aircraft (2 each) for FY 2006. At this time $9,932,738 has been obligated. Headquarters Air Force Material Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-01-C-0022/P00129).

     Raytheon Co., Marlborough, Mass., and Rockwell Collins, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa is being awarded a $6,000,000, firm-fixed-price and time and materials contracts. In order to continue survivable communications for strategic nuclear forces, the Minuteman minimum essential emergency communication network program (MMP) must be upgraded to support communications via the advanced extremely high frequency satellite constellations. The MMP upgrade will provide an improved terminal operator control function and an AEHF capability and address other system improvements for the MMP. At this time, $1,300,000 has been obligated for each contractor. Headquarters Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity. (FA8726-06-C-0019 & FA8726-06-C-0020)

                                                                                      ARMY

     L3 Communications CyTerra Corp., Waltham, Mass., was awarded on Aug. 8, 2006, a delivery order amount of $34,600,500 as part of a $301,279,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for full-rate production of the AN/PSS-14 mine detecting and training sets, maintenance and training. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla., and is expected to be completed by Aug. 7, 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on Apr. 3, 2006. The Army Communications-Electronics Command, Alexandria, Va., is the contracting activity (W909MY-06-D-0001).

     Alliant Lake City Small Caliber Ammunition Co. L.L.C., Independence, Mo., was awarded on Aug. 9, 2006, a delivery order amount of $29,904,739 as part of a $393,715,899 firm-fixed-price contract for small caliber ammunition items. Work will be performed in Independence, Mo., and is expected to be completed by Apr. 30, 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on October 5, 2005. The Army Field Support Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (DAAA09-99-D-0016).

     Blackwater Security Consulting, Moyock, N.C., was awarded on Aug. 7, 2006, a $7,161,101 firm-fixed-price contract for personal security detail services – protection security services. Work will be performed in Baghdad, Iraq, and is expected to be completed by September 30, 2008. 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 March 25, 2006, and 21 bids were received. The Joint Contracting Command, Baghdad, Iraq, is the contracting activity (W91GY0-06-C-0027).

                                                                                     NAVY

     Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $31,700,000 ceiling priced modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the fiscal year 2006 lot III procurement of initial spare parts in support of the UH-1Y aircraft. Work will be performed in Hurst, Texas and is expected to be completed in December 2008. 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 (N00019-06-C-0086).

     L-3 Communications Titan Corp. Unidyne Division, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $22,712,231 firm-fixed-price contract for the Service Life Extension program (SLEP) for three Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) craft. LCAC is the essential element within the current and future Navy/ Marine Corps amphibious warfare triad that provides heavy lift capability to perform amphibious assaults and operational maneuvers from the sea. LCAC SLEP entails modifications for extending the service life of the LCAC from twenty to thirty years. Modifications include repair/refurbishment of the hull, main engine upgrades, installation of a new skirt system, and upgrades to the communication/navigation systems. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by March 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively awarded and advertised on the Internet, with two offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, Washington, D.C. is the contracting activity (N00024-06-C-2203)

     Bluefin Robotics Corp., Cambridge, Mass., is being awarded a $17,956,137 cost plus award fee contract for the design, development, fabrication, and test of surface mine countermeasures, unmanned underwater vehicle, and increment 2 user operational evaluation system. Work will be performed in Cambridge, Mass., and is expected to be completed by February 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured and advertised via the World Wide Web, with two proposals received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, Fla. is the contracting activity (N61331-06-C-0053). 


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