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No: 265-98
May 27, 1998

ARMY

General Dynamics Land Systems Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich., is being awarded a $6,110,757 modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, to exercise existing options for system technical support for the Abrams Tank Program, for the countries of Egypt, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, Mich., and is expected to be completed by April 31, 1999. Contract funds will not 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).

Intercontinental Manufacturing Co., Garland, Texas, is being awarded a $6,493,375 firm-fixed-price contract for the purchase of 3,888 BDU-56 bomb bodies. Work will be performed in Garland, Texas, and is expected to be completed by April 30, 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on March 25, 1997. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Armament, Munitions & Chemical Command, Rock Island, Ill. (DAAA09-98-C-0026).

AIR FORCE

Allied Signal Inc., Phoenix, Ariz., is being awarded an $18,443,249 cost-share-contract ($15,239,000, Government Share; $3,311,000, Contractor Share) to provide for research and development for the Joint Turbine Advanced Gas Generator (JTAGG) III program. JTAGG III is a joint Army-Air Force program to develop new technologies for small and medium turbine engines. There were four firms solicited and one proposal received. Expected contract completion date is January 2004. Solicitation issue date was April 2, 1997. Negotiation completion date was Dec. 18, 1997. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-98-C-2803).

NAVY

Unidyne Corporation, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $23,710,829 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for technical and engineering services, including repair, in support of the following systems: submarine fire control and sonar systems, submarine undersea warfare systems interfaces, outboard cables, and surface sonars. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (96%) and the government of Japan (4%) under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va. (90%), and Newport, R.I. (10%), and is expected to be completed in May 2003. Contract funds in the amount of $48,775 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 47 proposals solicited and one offer received. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport, R.I., is the contracting activity (N66604-98-D-3140).

Teknowledge Federal Systems, Inc., Palo Alto, Calif., is being awarded a $12,051,215 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the integration, evaluation, demonstration and transfer of technologies being developed under the Quorum global distributed computer program and of selected technologies from related programs. Quorum is a component of the next generation Internet which is defining a revolutionary approach to network-based computing. This contract contains one option which, if exercised, will bring the total cumulative value of the contract to $24,761,574. Work will be performed in Palo Alto, Calif., and is expected to be completed in September 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured through the Commerce Business Daily, with 96 offers received. Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N66001-98-D-8506).

General Electric Company, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded an $11,298,000 ceiling amount modification to previously awarded contract N00019-93-C-0058 to procure six T64-GE-416A engines for the CH-53 helicopter. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., and is expected to be completed in August 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $8,875,295 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a basic ordering agreement for Predator UAV Block I upgrade improvements which include secure voice radio, relief on station, Ku-Band tuning, reliability and maintainability, an Air Force mission support station, a common automatic recovery system, theater deployable communications, electrical optical infra-red sensor pointing accuracy, and acoustic signature reduction. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed in December 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-95-G-0197).

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