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No: 179-99
April 19, 1999


Hensel Phelps Construction Co., Greeley, Colo., is being awarded an $8,960,000 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of an operational support facility. Work will be performed at Shriever Air Force Base, Colo., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 55 bids solicited on Feb. 9, 1999, and 11 bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha, Neb., is the contracting activity (DACA45-99-C-0022).

All-Source Process Inc.*, Parsippany, N.J., is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity firm-fixed-price contract (appropriation number and dollar value will be issued with each delivery order) with a cumulative total of $14,000,000. The contract is for production of specialized graphics hardware and technical services to integrate an embedded mission rehearsal capability for the Aviation Mission Planning System operating in a common hardware, software, lightweight computer unit. Work will be performed in Parsippany, N.J., and is expected to be completed by April 18, 2004. This is a sole source contract initiated on March 17, 1999. The U.S. Army Communications & Electronics Command, Ft. Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity (DAAB07-99-D-G801.


Cubic Defense Systems, Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $34,500,758 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract N61339-95-C-0033 to exercise an option for the Lot IV production of the multiple integrated laser engagement system (MILES) tactical engagement simulation system (TESS). MILES is a training device used by the U.S. Marine Corps and Army to simulate weapons system firing utilizing laser technology. This can be used on a variety of weapons systems ranging from tracked vehicles (tanks and armor personnel carriers) to rifles and machine guns to provided force-on-force simulated training. The production under this effort is being procured for the U.S. Marine Corps (81%), U.S. Army (17%), and the government of Kuwait (2%) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed October 2000. Contract funds in the amount of $28,064,659 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla., is the contracting activity.

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Maxygen, Inc., Redwood City, Calif., is being awarded a grant of $7,697,143 to provide for broad spectrum vaccine development against yersinia bacteria, bacterial toxins, and viral pathogens. This grant was announced under DARPA Broad Agency Announcement BAA 98-25, with 62 proposals solicited and 11 bids received. Funding for the grant is comprised of Research, Development, Test and Evaluation funds of $2,079,502; $2,830,016; and $2,787,625 for fiscal years 1999, 2000, and 2001, respectively. Funds will expire at the end of each fiscal year. Work will be performed in Redwood City, Calif., and is expected to be completed by April 2002. The Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command's Systems Center Charleston, Charleston, S.C., is the contracting activity (N65236-99-1-5421).

Correction: The contract awarded to Raytheon Systems Company, Tucson, Ariz., on Friday, April 16th, in the amount of $135, 236,224, stated that work will be performed in Camden, Alaska (3%). This should have read Camden, Ark. (3%).

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