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No: 300-99
June 18, 1999

ARMY

General Dynamics Ordnance Systems, Burlington, Vt., is being awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery-requirements contract (appropriation number and dollar value will be issued with each delivery order), with an estimated maximum potential value of $1,268,247,145, for various 2.75" rockets, warheads, motors, and incidental engineering services. Work will be performed at various locations inside the continental United States, and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2006. There were 19 bids solicited on Oct. 16, 1998, and two bids were received. The U.S. Army Armament, Munitions, & Chemical Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (DAAA09-99-D-0012).

CIVIL WORKS - NON MILITARY

S. B. Ballard Inc., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $2,000,000 increment as part of a $19,945,092 firm-fixed-price construction contract for beach erosion control and hurricane protection, from 8th to 27th Streets, Virginia Beach, Va. Work is expected to be completed by May 1, 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 40 bids solicited on May 14, 1999, and eight bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (DACW65-99-C-0046).

AIR FORCE

McDonnell Douglas Corp., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $29,265,518 cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide for development of the Suite 4E+ Operational Flight Program in support of the F-15E aircraft. This program will permit integration of smart weapons, including the Joint Direct Attack Munition, Joint Standoff Weapon, and Wind Corrected Munitions Dispenser onto the aircraft. Expected contract completion date is June 26, 2002. Solicitation issue date was Oct. 5, 1998. Negotiation completion date was June 1, 1999. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-99-C-2008).

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NAVY

Lockhead Martin Corp., Government Electronic Systems, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $125,000,000 cost-sharing agreement for the development, manufacture and test of a high power discrimination (HPD) radar prototype. The HPD radar will perform the functions of search, detection, tracking and exo-atmospheric discrimination. Work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J., and is expected to be completed by December 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured through a broad agency announcement. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (N00024-99-9-5386).

Potomac Photonics, Lanham, Md., is being awarded a $7,845,544 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to construct a complete workstation which will be able to more effectively fabricate advanced circuitry of use to the U.S. Navy. System demonstration will consist of production of a credit-card sized global positioning system unit. The sophisticated process being demonstrated will provide the Navy with the ability to rapidly prototype, customize and produce electronic devices for many applications including communications, security, sensing, and tracking on one workstation. Work will be performed in Lanham, Md., and is expected to be completed by June 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured through a broad agency announcement which is open and on-going and therefore, it is not possible to determine the number of offers received. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (N00014-99-C-0236).

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