Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $2,400,000,000 fixed-price incentive modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-05-C-2221) for the detail design and construction of the LHA 6 Amphibious Assault Ship. The LHA 6 will replace the LHA 1 Class Amphibious Assault Ships and will provide forward presence and power projection as an integral part of joint, inter-agency and multi-national maritime expeditionary forces. It will launch tilt-rotors, helicopters, and fixed wing, short take-off vertical landing aircraft in support of amphibious operations. The LHA 6 will be a variant of the LHD 8 Amphibious Assault Ship currently under construction by NGSS and will have enhanced aviation capabilities. Work will be performed in Pascagoula, Miss. (95 percent) and New Orleans, La. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2012. 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.
Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $258,500,000 firm-fixed-priced requirements Performance Based Logistics long-term contract for support of 44 weapons systems of the T/AV8B Harrier aircraft. This contract contains an option, which if exercised, will bring the total estimated value of the contract to $400,000,000. Work will be performed in various Conus (80 percent) and OConus locations (20 percent), and work is expected to be completed by May 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not awarded competitively. The Naval Inventory Control Point is the contracting activity (N00383-07-D-001G).
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Global Sustainment, Greenville, S.C., is being awarded a $133,813,516 ceiling-priced modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity multiple award contract (N00019-05-D-0013) to exercise an option for the P-3C sustainment, modification and installation program. Work will be performed in Greenville, S.C., and is expected to be completed in June 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.
Raytheon Co., Marlborough, Mass., is being awarded a $27,088,193 firm-fixed-price contract for production, test, and delivery of nine Extremely High Frequency (EHF) Satellite Communications Follow-On Terminal Communication Groups P/N: G752718-2 and 17 ship Antenna Groups P/N: G674898-1 (seven Radar Reducing Cross Section and ten Non-RRCS variants). This contract includes an option which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $38,326,000. Work will be performed in Largo, Fla. (61.8 percent); Marlborough, Mass. (36.8 percent); and Saint Pete, Fla. (1.4 percent), and is expected to be completed by May 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. This effort was synopsized as a sole source procurement via the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command E-commerce web site on July 5, 2006. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N00039-07-C-0001).
Public Warehousing Company P.S.C., Kuwait, is being awarded a maximum $2,801,334,120 firm fixed price prime vendor contract for supply and distribution of food and non-food products. First term option year period. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. This proposal was web solicited with 6 responses. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Date of performance completion is June 2, 2008. Contracting activity is Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa. (SPM300-07-D-3128).
General Electric Transportation Aircraft Engines, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a maximum $10,989,292 firm fixed price requirements type contract for ten years with a two-year base and four, two-year options. This acquisition was solicited with 1 response prior to the issuance of the Interim Rule limiting task or delivery order contract to not more than 5 years. Forty-one NSNs are being added to the contract. The scope of this contract covers commercial, sole source items on engine lines. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Date of performance completion is March 31, 2008. Contracting activity is Defense Supply Center Richmond (DSCR), Richmond, Va. (SPM400-00-D-9403).
Cutter Aviation, Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., is being awarded a maximum $6,543,768.33 fixed price with economic price adjustment contract for fuel. Using services are Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. There were 2 proposals solicited with 2 responses. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Date of performance completion is March 31, 2011. Contracting activity is Defense Energy Support Center (DESC), Fort Belvoir, Va. (SP0600-07-D-0044).
Northrop Grumman Corp., Integrated Systems Sector, Airborne Ground Surveillance and Battle Management Systems, Melbourne, Fla., is being awarded a $12,200,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to provide for the E-10A as the next generation wide area surveillance platform designed to provide advanced integrated ground and air surveillance and targeting capabilities to provide warfighter a Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) force multiplier that detects, classifies, characterizes and reports cruise missiles and surface targets to the joint forces within a networked Multi-Sensor Command and Control Constellation environment. The subject ECP007 modification is for a seamless continuation of Pre-SDD program to complete limited risk reduction activities in the areas of Battle Management Command and Control (BMC2) Mission Execution, and BMC2 Kill Chain, without introducing new requirements. This action covers the BMC2 and Kill Chain Risk Reduction of the Weapon System Integration Program efforts during the Technology Development Phase I. The period of performance extension will be an additional 12 months to the program. At this time, $6,100,000 have been obligated. This work will be complete May 2008. Headquarters Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (F19628-03-C-0014/P00056 (ECP 007)).
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $9,871,710 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to provide for the System Development and Demonstration for he Cost Effective Light Aircraft Missile Protection (CELAMP) system as well as system integration with AAQ-24(V) Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasure (LAIRCM) system, System Integration laboratory testing, and flight testing. CELAMP will be an evolution of previous Defense Acquisition Challenge Program work performed by the Raytheon Co., to develop a light weight, low cost Infrared (IR) countermeasures assembly (Quiet Eyes micro-turret) that leverages guidance components from the combat proven AIM-9X IR missile to provide highly responsive, all-aspect IR protection. Northrop Grumman Corp. and the Raytheon Co., will bring their respective LAIRCM and Quiet Eyes experience/capabilities together to integrate the Quiet Eyes technology wit the LAIRCM system. This letter contract effort will demonstrate an integration of the Quiet Eyes micro-turret with LAIRCM AAQ-24(V) components with the intent of providing IR protection for US Army and Navy helicopters (such as the MH-47 and AH-1Z) in addition to Air Force aircraft like the A-10 and MH-53. At this time, $3,485,000 have been obligated. This work will be complete May 2008. Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8625-07-C-6477).