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No: 065-96
February 06, 1996
ARMY

Martin Marietta Defense Systems, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, was awarded on February 1, 1996 a $6,743,000 modification to a firm fixed price contract for 110 remanufactured transmissions for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle System. Work will be performed in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by November 30, 1998. Of the total contract funds, $306,500 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on August 18, 1994. The contracting activity is the USA Tank-Automotive Command, Warren, Michigan (DAAE07-94-C-0829).

AIR FORCE

Beech Aircraft Corporation, Wichita, Kansas, was awarded on January 5, 1996 a $84,786,545 fixed price incentive contract to provide for manufacturing development of the Joint Primary Aircraft Training System (JPATS) aircraft, associated data, technical orders, training, and the Ground Based Training Center (GBTC). This system's primary mission will be to train entry-level Air Force and Navy student pilots in primary flying. Contract is expected to be completed November 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 68 firms solicited and 7 proposals received. Solicitation began May 1994 and negotiations were complete May 1995. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-94/C-0006).

Lockheed Corporation, Marietta, Georgia, is being awarded a $17,444,939 face value increase to a cost plus award fee contract to provide for a Stores Station Tester applicable to the F-22 aircraft. Contract is expected to be completed July 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-91/C-0006, P00233).

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Rockwell International Corporation, Seal Beach, California, is being awarded a $7,744,882 face value increase to a fixed price incentive contract to provide for 23 upgrade kits for the 1122 Antenna on the B-1B aircraft. The work will be performed at the Palmdale Modification Center, Palmdale, California (50%) and Rockwell International, Tulsa Division, Tulsa, Oklahoma Contract is expected to be completed July 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is the contracting activity (F33657-81/C-0210, P01702).

DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY

COMSAT Mobile Communications, Bethesda, Md. is being awarded a $5,438,808 indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for International Maritime Satellite (INMARSAT) usage services supporting INMARSAT B, C and High Speed A and B terminals. This is a competitive award: the requirement was released under the Defense Information Systems Agency Acquisition Bulletin Board. Two offers were received. The contracting activity is the Defense Information Technology Contracting Office, Scott Air Force Base, Ill. (DCA200-95-R-0177).