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No: 129-98
March 24, 1998

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Oasis Aviation, Inc.*, Los Angeles, Calif., is being awarded a $7,241,040 fixed-price-with-economic-price-adjustment contract for Jet A fuel with FSII. One hundred ninety-four proposals were solicited and one was received. Work will be performed in El Paso, Texas, and is expected to be completed by March 31, 2001. Funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Defense Energy Supply Center, Fort Belvoir, Va., is the contracting activity (SPO600-98-D-0065).

ARMY

LNY Inc., Manassas, Va., is being awarded a $10,282,341 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for seven interim vehicles mounted mine detectors and four blue packs (spare part sets) to be stored at Sierra Army Depot foe use in contingency operations. Work will be performed in Boksburg, Republic of South Africa, and is expected to be completed by Feb. 10, 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract solicited on May 9, 1997. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J. (DAAB07-97-C-6034).

General Dynamics Land Systems, Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich., is being awarded a $5,009,000 modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for system technical support (STS) for the Abrams Tank Program: Exercise existing options. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, Mich., and is expected to be completed by April 31, 1999. Of the total contract funds, $369.069 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on April 17, 1996. The contracting activity is the U. S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich. (DAAE07-96-C-X195).

The Boeing Company, Huntsville, Ala., is being awarded a $5,451,231 firm-fixed-price contract for modernizing the Avenger system by procuring a development effort to design and prove-out a Slew-To-Cue (STC) Modification Kit" for the AVENGER Fire Units. Development is followed by production options of up to approximately 1100 kits for upgrading the existing

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fleet. The STC kit will enhance air defense engagements by effectively utilizing the electronically received air battlefield information and automatically and rapidly slewing to target (pointing weapon system to fix target in field view). This STC kit increase AVENGER Weapon System effectiveness and safety for our warfighters. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Ala., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 24 bids solicited on Dec. 22, 1997, and 1 bid received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (DAAH01-98-C-0133).

AIR FORCE

The Air Force entered into an "other transaction" with Raytheon Missile Systems Co., Tucson Ariz., on March 23. The face value of this action is $11,348,614. This action provides for research and development to design and build three demonstrators for integration and test on High Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) shelters. These demonstrators will utilize three Government Furnished Radio Frequency Tubes and associated support equipment including two cryogen-free magnets and cooling systems. An "Other Transaction" is a special acquisition method to develop prototype projects for which most procurement laws and the Federal Acquisition Regulation do not apply. The work will be performed at Raytheon Missile Systems, Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., and is expected to be completed December 2003. There were two proposals received. Solicitation began October 1997; negotiations were completed February 1998. Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland AFB, NM is the contracting activity (F29601-98-9-0001).

Alliant Defense Electronic Systems, Inc., was awarded on March 23, 1998, a $10,662,547 firm-fixed-price contract to provide for 208 Common Munitions Built-In-Test Reprogramming Equipment (CMBRE) systems. The CMBRE system is a piece of test equipment that initiates Built-In Test (BIT), provides BIT status, uploads and downloads munitions Operational Flight programs, mission planning, and/or Global Positioning System data. The CMBRE is currently applicable to the AGM-142 missile, the Joint Stand-off Weapon, the Joint Direct Attack Munition, and the Wind Corrected Munitions Dispenser. The work is expected to be completed February 2006. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio is the contracting activity (F33657-96/D-121, P00009).

BBN Technologies, Cambridge, Mass., is being awarded a $19,056,987 cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide for development of a long-term security architecture for the Global Command and Control Systems Leading Edge Services. The work is expected to be completed October 2001. Solicitation began July 1997; negotiations were completed March 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, N.Y., is the contracting activity (F30602-98/C-0012).

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NAVY

Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Co., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $26,696,319 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-95-C-2102 to exercise an option to perform 450,000 manhours in the development and design studies related to SEAWOLF Nuclear Attack Submarines. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected to be completed by March 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.

Analysis & Technology, Inc., of North Stonington, Conn., is being awarded a $21,142,566 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, completion contract to provide research and development services in support of projects and programs involving acoustic simulation and tactics. The primary focus of this research program is the conduct of numerical analysis in ocean acoustics and those aspects of the environment relevant to acoustic propagation, environmental acoustic analysis, and littoral/expeditionary warfare systems support. Work will be performed in Stennis, Miss., and is expected to be completed by March 2003. This contract was competitively procured with 26 proposals solicited and one offer received. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis, Miss., is the contracting activity (N00173-98-C-6008).

Planning Consultants Inc., Virginia Beach, Va., is being awarded a $8,131,182 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-97-C-5182 to exercise an option to perform 179,920 hours of engineering effort. Specifically, the contractor shall provide system engineering services to provide technical solutions to the problems inherent in the acquisition of the AEGIS Combat System from production through at-sea acceptance testing in AEGIS ships, including responding to emergent problems, staffing special problem-resolution teams, and recommending courses of action. Work will be performed in Arlington, Va., and is expected to be completed by March 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.

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