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No: 093-99
March 08, 1999

NAVY

McDonnell Douglas Corp., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded an $81,752,467 modification to previously awarded contract N00019-99-C-1226 to provide additional funding to convert an undefinitized fixed-price, incentive-fee letter contract to an advanced acquisition contract for long-lead hardware for 36 FY 2000 F/A-18E/F aircraft. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. (60%), and Los Angeles, Calif. (40%), and is expected to be completed by September 2002. 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.

Raytheon Systems Co., Naval and Maritime Systems, Mukilteo, Wash., is being awarded a $5,829,411 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide support to the Coast Systems Station in design and fabrication of the demonstration target detection system, to develop a demonstration launch case and modifying a lightweight test vehicle, and to complete several systems engineering tasks and studies and conduct subsystem and system level demonstrations. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, R.I. (80%), and Mukilteo, Wash. (20%), and is expected to be completed by March 2001. Contract funds in the amount of $600,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured through a broad agency announcement and one offer was received. The Coastal Systems Station Dahlgren Div., Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City, Fla., is the contracting activity (N61331-99-C-0004).

ARMY

The Boeing Co., Huntsville, Ala., was awarded $10,325,000 on March 5, 1999, as part of a $20,650,000 firm-fixed-price letter-contract for 14 Avenger Fire Units for the Avenger System, a light-weight, highly mobile, and transportable surface-to-air missile/gun weapon system mounted on a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV). Work will be performed in Huntsville, Ala., and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Feb. 10, 1999. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. (DAAH01-99-C-0077).

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Allison Transmission Division, General Motors Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded a $25,746,293 modification to a firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for 124 transmission upgrades (X1100-3B) for the Abrams Upgrade Program. This action is to exercise an option for CY2000. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Ind., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Dec. 11, 1996. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich. (DAAE07-97-C-T537).

AIR FORCE

Raytheon Systems, Inc., Waco, Texas, is being awarded a $17,829,065 firm-fixed-price contract to provide for conversion of two C-130 aircraft from a Navy to Air Force configuration in support of the National Science Foundation's Antarctica research project. There were 13 firms solicited and three proposals received. Expected contract completion date is July 31, 2000. Solicitation issue date was Oct. 2, 1998. Negotiation completion date was Feb. 12, 1999. Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga., is the contracting activity (F09603-99-C-0076).