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No: 017-97
January 15, 1997

CONTRACTS

AIR FORCE

General Electric Aircraft Engines, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $6,446,900 cost plus fixed fee contract to provide for engineering services in support of the Component Improvement Program for the J85-8 engine applicable to the T-38 aircraft and the J85-21 engine applicable to the F-5 aircraft. These services will include resolution of flight safety and service-related problems, maintenance of engine specification performance, periodic engine inspections, and reduction of logistic support cost through enhanced parts durability. Contract is expected to be completed December 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 14 firms solicited and one proposal received. Solicitation began September 1996; negotiations were completed December 1996. This effort supports foreign military sales to Bahrain, Brazil, Indonesia, Korea, Malaysia, Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, and Tunisia. San Antonio Air Logistics Center, Kelly AFB, Texas, is the contracting activity (F41608-97/C-0209).

ARMY

Mid Eastern Builders, Chesapeake, Va., is being awarded a $7,170,000 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of a 1000 member U.S. Army Reserve Center at Fort Eustis, Va. Work will be performed at Fort Eustis, Va., and is expected to be completed by March 30, 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 92 bids solicited on Nov. 13, 1996, and eight bids received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk, Va. (DACA65-97-C-0029).

Lockheed Martin Vought Systems Corp., Grand Prairie, Texas, is being awarded a $72,535,653 increment of a $30,450,000 modification to a $160,895,220 basic with FY 98 IOT&E option of $19,409,780 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the continued development of the Army Tactical (Army TACMS) Missile System Block II Guided Missile and Launching Assembly. Work will be performed in Grand Prairie, Texas, and is expected to be completed by July 31, 1999. This is a sole-source contract initiated on Oct. 28, 1994. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (DAAH01-95-C-0001).

CIVIL WORKS - NON MILITARY

S.B. Ballard, Inc., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $550,000 increment as part of a $9,734,608 cumulative-total-firm- fixed-price contract for beach erosion control and hurricane protection project, constructing a seawall at 43rd street to 58th street, Virginia Beach, Va. Work will be performed in Virginia Beach, Va., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 11, 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 73 bids solicited on Dec. 5, 1996, and 14 bids received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk, Va. (DACW65-97-C-0030).