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No: 887-07
July 17, 2007
Universal Technology Corp., Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity with cost-plus-fixed fee contract for $24,900,000.   The Collaborative Research and Development Program will provide basic, exploratory and development research in the physical and engineering sciences. This effort will utilize unique Air Force Research Laboratory’s Materials and Manufacturing Directorate (AFRL/ML) equipment for thorough investigations and knowledgeable evaluations. The program will require the contractor to conduct research in the areas of metallurgy, solid mechanics, composites, ceramics, polymers, chemistry, physics, biotechnology, nano-technology, Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems, and nondestructive evaluation in support of the Air Force mission. Specifically, the work consists of a wide range of individual requirements involving theoretical studies, analytical experiments, diagnostic and measurement techniques, evaluation of new ideas, systems, devices and concepts. At this time, $50,000 has been obligated. Solicitations began April 2007 and negotiations were complete July 2007. This work will be complete July 2013. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-07-D-5800).
General Dynamics Land Systems, under their operating Unit General Dynamics Amphibious Systems (GDAMS), Woodbridge, Va., is being awarded a $10,625,245 modification to previously awarded contract (M67854-01-C-0001) for the sustaining equipment manufacturing, technical, and engineering efforts in support of the Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle (EFV) engine, during the extended Systems Development and Demonstration (SDD) phase of the of the EFV program.  Work will be performed in Woodbridge, Va. (12 percent) and Friedrichshafen, Germany (88 percent) and is expected to be completed by September 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity. 
Schutt Industries, Inc., Clintonville, Wis., is being awarded $6,856,521 for firm-fixed-price, Delivery Order 0008 under previously awarded contract (M67854-06-D-5083) for 905 Light Tactical Trailer, Marine Corps Chassis (LTT-MCC). Work will be performed in Clintonville, Wis., and work is expected to be complete September 2009. Contract funds will not expire by the end of the current fiscal year. This contract is a full open competition award to Schutt Industries, Inc., as it is the sole manufacturer of the LTT-MCC. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.

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