General Electric Co., Aircraft Engines Business Group, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $321,694,248 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-06-C-0088) to exercise an option for fiscal 2008 Lot 12 full rate production of 84 each F-414-GE-400 engines and device kits and 10 engine fan modules for the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass. (50 percent); Madisonville, Ky. (22 percent); Hooksett, N.H. (13 percent); Albuquerque, N.M. (6 percent); Rutland, Vt. (5 percent); Dayton, Ohio (2 percent); Evandale, Ohio (1 percent); and Bromont, Canada (1 percent), and work is expected to be completed in December 2009. 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.
BAE Systems Land & Armaments, LP, Ground Systems Division, York, Pa., is being awarded a $53,190,513 firm-fixed-priced delivery order #0008 under previously awarded contract (M67854-07-D-5025) for the purchase of 40 Category I U.S. Special Operations Command armored utility variant vehicles. Work will be performed in York, Pa., and work is expected to be completed by February 2009. Contract funds will not expire by the end of the current fiscal year. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.
Nova Group/Tutor-Saliba, a joint venture, Napa Calif., is being awarded a $39,000,000 firm-fixed-price design-build contract for CVN maintenance pier replacement at Naval Base Kitsap. The work to be performed provides for all labor, materials, and equipment to demolish the existing Pier Bravo and construct a new ship repair wharf, including the replacement of approximately 300 lineal feet of quay wall (Structure 729), the strengthening of the sheet pile wall west of the Dry Dock 6 mole, and the demolition of Pier 8. An additional $83,877,000 will be funded subject to the availability of FY09 and FY10 funds making the total contract amount $122,877,000. Work will be performed in Bremerton, Wash., and work is expected to be completed by April 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Naval Facilities Engineering Command e-solicitation website with two proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Northwest, Silverdale, Wash., is the contracting activity (N44255-08-C-6000).
Sealift, Inc., Oyster Bay, N.Y., is being awarded a $21,913,900 firm-fixed-price contract for the 12-month charter of the U.S.-flagged, contractor-operated, high speed vessel, HSV Swift. HSV Swift will be operated worldwide in support of U.S. Fleet Forces Command and the war on terrorism. The vessel will also be used for emerging operational concepts such as seabasing and the Global Fleet Station. The contract contains four options, which include three 12-month options and one 11-month option, which if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $93,076,577. Work will be performed worldwide, and work is expected to be completed Sept. 2009 (Aug. 2013 with options exercised). Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with more than 80 proposals solicited and one offer received. The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting authority (N00033-08-C-3315).
International Systems LLC, DBA L-3 Communications Advanced Systems Division, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $20,036,760 cost plus fixed fee contract for the Sea Fighter Vessel modification. The purpose of this research is to design, integrate, and implement modifications to Sea Fighter that will improve ship survivability features and improve various hull, mechanical and electrical capabilities. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and work is expected to be completed Apr. 2009. Contract funds will not expire at end of current fiscal year: This contract was competitively procured under Office of Naval Research Broad Agency Announcement 08-001. Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (N00014-08-C-0625).
Vanguard Contractors, LLC, Paducah, Ky., is being awarded $9,477,000 for firm-fixed-price task order #0003 under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award construction contract (N40085-07-D-7019) for design and construction of a mobile user objective system installation (MOUS) at Naval Support Activity, Northwest Annex. The project will install a MUOS ground site and supporting facilities. The ground site consists of three earth terminals, one radio access facility, and an operations facility including incidental related work. Work will be performed in Chesapeake, Va., and work is expected to be completed by May 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Two proposals were received for this task order. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity.
EG&G Technical Services of Las Vegas, Nev., is being awarded a contract for $37,156,339. This contract action will provide operation and maintenance of the 781st Test Squadron, National Radar Cross Section Test Facility, which delivers accurate, timely, cost-effective and secure radar cross section (RCS) and antenna test data to the DoD and industry low observable and electronic combat communities. The operation and maintenance includes a complex facility consisting of two geographically separated sites. Services required under this contract are in support of planning, provisioning, conducting, analyzing and reporting of Radar Cross Section and antenna testing to include associated maintenance of all equipment and property, engineering, security management, configuration management, environmental and safety management, and facility upgrade and technology insertion. At this time no money has been obligated. Eglin AFB, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA9200-08-C-0179).
Kovatch Corporation of Nesquehoning, Penn., is being awarded a modified firm fixed price contract for $15,336,664. This requirement contract will exercise an option for 77 R-11 aircraft refueling tank trucks. At this time $15,336,664 has been obligated. Robins AFB, Ga., is the contracting activity (F09603-03-C-0141-P00023).
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics of Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a modified contract for $12,000,000. This action will provide incorporation of configuration changes to the Peace Drive II (Pakistan) Modernization Program. At this time $4,800,000 has been obligated. Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8615-07-C-6032 P00006).
Cubic Defense Application, Inc. of San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a firm fixed price contract for $9,504,568. This action provides for 16 P5 combat training systems pods modified, 2 transport ground subsystem with live monitor, 1 transport ground subsystem with out live monitor, 2 site prep/installation/integration, 2 control display units kits, 1 portable ground subsystem, 1 common support equipment, 1 lot of spares and 6/5 months contractor logistics support option. This action is the initial purchase. At this time $8,793,302 has been obligated. Eglin AFB, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8678-08-C-0051).
University of Dayton Research Institute of Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded a contract for $5,665,000. This effort will focus on the understanding of the fundamental physical phenomena of thermal management technologies and the demonstration of the technologies. Such physical phenomena and those associated with high heat flux heat removal, heat spreaders, thermal energy storage, loop heat pipes, thermal siphons and high heat flux two-phase transport will be investigated. The demonstration of these technologies at the subsystem level will be demonstrated so that the technologies can easily transition to an aircraft and/or directed energy weapon system level demonstration. At this time $215,217 has been obligated. Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-04-D-2403, Delivery Order 0017).
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Hurst, Texas, was awarded on April 30, 2008, a $30,377,024 firm-fixed price contract for supplies and services for application of safety enhancement lot program into the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior aircraft. Work will be performed in Hurst, Texas, and is expected to be completed by Feb. 28, 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. One bid was solicited on March 24, 2004. U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-04C-0123).
Telford Aviation Inc., Bangor, Maine, was awarded on April 30, 2008, a $26,376,525 time and materials contract for nine months of continued multi-sensor airborne reconnaissance surveillance system support. Work will be performed in Iraq and Afghanistan and is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. One bid was solicited on March 11, 2008. CECOM Acquisition Center, Fort Monmouth, N.J. is the contracting activity (W15P7T-07-C-W009).
Genetic Chemistry, Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., was awarded on April 29, 2008, a $6,058,153 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research to develop countermeasures to an intercellular bio threat agent. Work will be performed in Palo Alto, Calif., and is expected to be completed by July 28, 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Multiple bids were solicited in Oct. 2006 and one bid was received. Research, Development & Engineering Command Acquisition Center, Research Triangle Park, N.C. is the contracting activity (W911NF-08-C-0023).