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No: 305-96
May 24, 1996

CONTRACTS

AIR FORCE

Northrop Grumman Military Aircraft Systems Division, Pico Rivera, California, is being awarded a $493,000,000 firm fixed price contract to provide for upgrade of one B-2 flight test air vehicle (AV-1) to operational status. Contract is expected to be completed June 2000. 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 (F33657-96/C-4000).

Northrop Grumman Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded a $19,483,656 cost plus award fee contract to provide for interim Contractor Support and Contractor Logistics Support for maintenance and upgrade of software applicable to the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) Prime Mission Equipment. Contract is expected to be completed December 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were two firms solicited and one proposal received. Solicitation began April 1995; negotiations were complete April 1996. Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity (F09603-96/C-0074).

ARMY

Hughes Aircraft Company, Electro-optical Systems, El Segundo, California, was awarded on May 23, 1996, a $6,033,960 modification to a firm fixed price contract to upgrade 14 telescopic sight units on the AH-1R Cobra helicopter, for the country of Bahrain Defense Force in C-Nite configuration. Work will be performed in El Segundo, California. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on December 20, 1994. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation and Troop Command, St. Louis, Missouri (DAAJ09-95-C-0076).

General Dynamics Land Systems Division, Sterling Heights, Michigan, is being awarded $37,582,238 (base year) as part of a $126,037,316 (cumulative total with all options) combination firm fixed price and cost plus fixed fee contract to upgrade the Fox Nuclear, Chemical and Biological Reconnaissance System to the Block One configuration. The Block

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One upgrade will incorporate organic direct support maintenance and supply support. It will additionally reduce the required operators from four to three. A total of 62 vehicles will be upgraded. The basic contract will provide for the establishment of a government owned/contractor operated facility at Anniston Army Depot at which contractor upgrade activities will take place. A total of 10 vehicles will be upgraded in conjunction with the basic contract. The remaining vehicles will be upgraded via contract options as follows: 26 systems in FY97, 13 systems in FY98, and 13 systems in FY99. Work will be performed in Germany (43.2%), Anniston Army Depot, Alabama (30.3%), Sterling Heights, Michigan (22.2%), and Glendale, California (4.3%). Basic contract completion date is September 30, 1998, all options completion date is March 31, 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on August 7, 1995. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Chemical & Biological Defense Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland (DAAM01-96-C-0028).

Reliable Mechanical, Incorporated, Louisville, Kentucky, is being awarded a $8,989,370 firm fixed price contract to replace Hydrant Fuel System II at Dover Air Force Base. Work will be performed in Kent County, Delaware, and is expected to be completed by July 8, 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 55 bids solicited on March 1, 1996, and six bids received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (DACA61-96-C-0027).

DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY

MCI Government Systems, McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $17,883,610 firm fixed price with economic price adjustment contract for leased commercial communication services from Ft. Detrick, Maryland, to Kuwait. These services support U.S. ARCENT- Kuwait intrinsic action exercises, and Operation Southern Watch. This requirement was released under the Defense Information Systems Agency Acquisition Bulletin Board; three offers were received. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity (TSR WA23MAR951676C).

NAVY

TRW Incorporated, Space and Electronics Division, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $6,100,946 modification to previously awarded contract N00019-96-C-0056 for FY 96 contract logistics support. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (25%), and Fort Huachuca, Arizona (75%), and is expected to be completed by September 1996. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

Hensel Phelps Construction Company, Irvine, California, is being awarded a $24,292,000 firm fixed price contract for construction of a controlled industrial facility at the Naval Air Station, North Island, Coronado, California. Work will be performed in Coronado, California,

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and is expected to be completed by March 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 400 proposals solicited and five offers received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest Division, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N68711-94-C-1559).

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