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No: 641-95
December 05, 1995

Hughes Training, Incorporated, Binghamton, New York, is being awarded a$16,886,204 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the development of fivereconfigurable man-in-the-loop simulator prototypes in support of the BattleLab Reconfigurable Simulator Initiative (BLRSI), which will be managed by theU.S. Army Simulation, Training and Instrumentation Command (STRICOM) inOrlando, Florida. Work will be performed in Binghamton, New York (70%), andOrlando, Florida (30%), and is expected to be completed by December 1998. Thiscontract contains options which, if exercised, will bring the cumulative valueof this contract to $53,177,377. Contract funds in the amount of $10,400,000will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract wascompetitively procured with 156 proposals solicited and two offers received.The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, isthe contracting activity (N61339-96-C-0011).


Rand Corporation's Arroyo Center, Santa Monica, California, was awarded on

November 24, 1995, a $12,600,000 increment as part of an estimated $113,204,645cost plus fixed fee contract. The broad objectives of the work to be performedunder this contract are to: provide expert and independent interdisciplinaryanalytical research capabilities covering a broad range of relevantspecialties; enhance mechanisms for technology transfer among Department ofArmy components; further institutionalize capabilities for analysis andintegration of Army issues that cut across the responsibilities of individualDepartment of Army components; recommend to the U.S. Army preferred methods;techniques and instrumentalities for the development and implementation of Armypolicies; integrate Department of Army policy issues with other Department ofDefense agencies; and, provide a quick response capability in its areas ofexpertise to U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command. The wide range ofactivities expected to be conducted are in the areas of: strategy; forcedesign and structure; force

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operations; readiness and support infrastructure; applied science andtechnology applications; methodological development; manpower, training andperformance; threat assessment; and, Army policies and doctrine. Work will beperformed in Santa Monica, California (85%), and Washington, D.C. (15%), and isexpected to be completed by September 30, 2000. Contract funds will not expireat the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contractinitiated on July 1, 1995. The contracting activity is the Defense SupplyService-Washington, Washington, D.C. (DASW01-96-C-0004).


Beech Aerospace Services, Incorporated, Madison, Mississippi, is being awardedan $8,395,303 face value increase to a firm fixed price contract for FY 1996logistics support for the C-12 aircraft. Contract is expected to be completedSeptember 1996. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the currentfiscal year. Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base,Oklahoma, is the contracting activity (F34601-92/C-0044, P00126).

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