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No: 536-98
October 16, 1998

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $13,337,765 price-redetermination contract for various parts. Work is expected to be completed June 15, 2000. The Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Va., is the contracting activity (SPO400-95-D-9401).

DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY

MCI WORLDCOM, McLean, Va. is being awarded a $15,040,253 firm-fixed price contract, with economic price adjustment, for two leased commercial communication services between two locations in the continental United States and Southwest Asia. The contracts are being awarded on a competitive basis with $3,080,304 initially obligated. The services are in support of the Army's Operation Southern Watch and Desert Focus. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is the contracting activity. (DCA200-96-H-0044.)

CACI, Incorporated, Arlington, Va. is being awarded a $9,173,305 firm-fixed price contract to provide a packet-switched communications network connecting multiple Government local area networks in both the continental United States (CONUS) and outside CONUS in support of the Air Force Technical Application Center Seismic Network. The period of performance is for four years (one base year at $1,982,706, plus three one-year options.) The requirement was solicited and awarded on a full and open competition basis, with 51 contractors solicited and one offer received. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is the contracting activity (DCA200-99-C-0020).

AIR FORCE

Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services, Denver, Colo., is being awarded a $649,046,000 firm-fixed price contract, and The Boeing Company, Huntington Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $1,377,890,090 firm-fixed-price contract to provide for Initial Launch Services (ILS) from FY 2002 through 2006 in support of the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV). This effort includes all services required to integrate launch system and payload

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components and to execute launches identified in the National Mission Model (NMM). Of the 28 missions included in the NMM, nine will be launched by Lockheed Martin, and 19 will be launched by Boeing. The Request for Proposal (RFP) was released electronically, and there were three proposals received. Expected contract completion date is Sept. 30, 2006. Solicitation issue date was June 19, 1998. Negotiation completion date was Oct. 2, 1998. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-98-D-0001, Lockheed Martin; F04701-98-D-0002, The Boeing Company).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Denver, Colo., and The Boeing Company, Huntington Beach, Calif., are each being awarded a $500,000,000 fixed-government contract which will implement the development phase of the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV). EELV will significantly reduce the government cost of space launch and enhance the nation's ability to compete in the future international commercial launch market. The contractors will each complete an EELV system prototype project including: completion of launch vehicle development, establishment of a manufacturing capability, construction and/or modification of launch site infrastructure, launch site activation and effort required to conduct two successful EELV launches. The Request for Proposal (RFP) was released electronically, and there were two proposals received. Expected contract completion date is Sept. 30, 2002. Solicitation issue date was June 19, 1998. Negotiation completion date was Oct. 2, 1998. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-98-9-0004, Lockheed Martin; F04701-98-9-0005, The Boeing Company).