United Defense, LP, Ground Systems Division, York, Pa., is being awarded a $6,199,398 firm-fixed-price contract for spares and related ancillary efforts to support Bradley A3 vehicle low rate initial production. Work will be performed in York, Pa., and is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on March 15, 1999. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-99-C-M023).