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No: 598-00
September 28, 2000

NAVY

Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $77,787,743 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Virginia class submarine lead yard services, interface management/engineering services, technology insertion and research and development efforts. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by September 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (N00024-00-C-2112).

AEPTEC Microsystems, Inc. Rockville, Md., is being awarded a $44,829,800 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for follow-on Phase III small business innovative research efforts to develop a Battle Group Automated Maintenance Environment (AME). This follow-on Phase III effort will develop an automated maintenance environment by integrating the NAVSEA AME project with NAVAIR'S gAME (generalized AME) to create a deployable integrated maintenance system under NAVSEA's AME. Work will be performed in Rockville, Md., and is expected to be completed by October 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, West Bethesda, Md., is the contracting activity (N00167-00-D-0097).

Hunt Building Corp., El Paso, Texas, is being awarded a $29,418,708 firm-fixed-price contract for the design and construction of 130 family housing unit replacements at Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay. This contract contains options, which if exercised, will bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $40,944,118. Work will be performed in Oahu, Hawaii, and is expected to be completed by May 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The basic contract was competitively procured, via the NAVFAC e-solicitation website, using the two-phase design build process with 17 proposals solicited and five offers responding in Phase I. Of the five responses received from Phase I, only three firms were invited to submit technical and price proposals in Phase II. The Regional Officer in Charge of Contracts, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific Division, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is the contracting activity (N62742-99-C-1323).

Hunt Building Corp., El Paso, Texas, is being awarded a $26,397,602 firm-fixed-price contract for the design and construction of 130 family housing unit replacements at Pearl City Peninsula. This contract contains options, which if exercised, will bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $38,355,568. Work will be performed in Oahu, Hawaii, and is expected to be completed by May 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The basic contract was competitively procured, via the NAVFAC e-solicitation website, using the two-phase design build process with 24 proposals solicited and five offers responding in Phase I. Of the five responses received from Phase I, only three firms were invited to submit technical and price proposals in Phase II. The Regional Officer in Charge of Contracts, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific Division, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is the contracting activity (N62742-99-C-1325).

Piasecki Aircraft Corp., Essington, Pa., is being awarded a $26,114,812 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the integration, testing, and flight demonstration of a YSH-60F helicopter modified with a Vectored Thrust Ducted Propeller. Work will be performed in Essington, Pa., 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 selected through a Broad Agency Announcement as an Advanced Technology Demonstration effort. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-00-C-0284).

Harper/Neilsen Dillingham Builders, Inc., (a joint venture), San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $11,680,265 Base Proposal Item 0001 of Task Order 02 under a multiple award construction contract for the revitalization of 113 family housing units at Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma. Work will be performed in Yuma, Ariz., and is expected to be completed by November 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The basic contract was competitively procured with 106 proposals solicited, seven offers received and award made to multiple contractors on 12 May 2000. The total contract amount is not to exceed $250,000,000 (five-year performance period). The multiple contractors (four in number) may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the existing contract. Four proposals were received for this task order. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest Division, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N68711-99-D-6654).

Vought Aircraft Industries, Inc., Dallas, Texas, is being awarded a $7,547,170 facilities capital maintenance cost reimbursement no-fee contract to provide materials and services to perform capital type rehabilitation and maintenance of the Naval Weapons Industrial Reserve Plant, Dallas, Texas. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas, and is expected to be completed by April 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-00-E-0497).

Israel Military Industries, LTD, Ramat Hasharon, Israel, is being awarded a $6,350,842 firm-fixed-price contract for upgrade of the Improved Tactical Air Launched Decoy (ITALD) navigation system through integration of a Global Positioning System (GPS) receiver and the retrofitting of production baseline ITALD air vehicles. Work will be performed in Ramat Hasharon, Israel, and is expected to be completed by September 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-00-C-0424).

Eagle System, Inc., California, Md., is being awarded a $6,008,899 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for technical and engineering support services for the Electromagnetic Environment Effects (E3) Division, Atlantic Range and Facilities Department, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md. Work will be performed at the Naval Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed by September 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was a competitive small business set-aside procurement through a Commerce Business Daily announcement with 24 proposals responding to the Commerce Business Daily announcement and two offers received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-00-D-0264).

Ultra Poly, Inc., Tacoma, Wash., is being awarded a $5,587,882 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery contract for synthetic decking and batterboard materials utilized primarily in well decks of amphibious support ships. Work will be performed in Tacoma, Wash., and is expected to be completed by September 2001. Contract funds in the amount of $500,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with two proposals solicited and one offer received. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Puget Sound, Bremerton, Wash., is the contracting activity (N00406-00-D-5203).

The Nutmeg Companies, Inc.*, Norwich, Conn., is being awarded Task Order 0003 at $5,466,567 under a multiple award construction contract for the renovation and update of combined bachelor quarters, Buildings 442 and 443, at Naval Station, Newport. Work will be performed in Newport, R.I., and is expected to be completed by October 2001. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The basic contract was competitively negotiated with 52 proposals solicited, seven offers received and award made to multiple contractors on 19 May 2000. The total contract amount is not to exceed $250,000,000 (five-year performance period). The multiple contractors (four in number) may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the existing contract. Four proposals were received for this task order. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest Division, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N62472-99-D-0829).

Louise W. Eggleston Center, Inc., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $5,395,226 firm-fixed-price contract for regional mess attendant services for seven galleys located in the Hampton Roads area. The requiring activity is the Regional Food Service Office, Norfolk, Va. This contract contains options which, if exercised will bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $28,073,657. Work will be performed in Virginia Beach, Va. (40%); Norfolk, Va. (37.5%); Yorktown, Va. (10.2%); Williamsburg, Va. (7%); and Portsmouth, Va. (5.3%), and is expected to be completed by September 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N00189-01-C-0252).

AIR FORCE

Litton PRC, Inc., McLean, Va., is being awarded a $49,500,000 (maximum) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for maintenance and sustainment services through Sept. 27, 2004 for the Reliability and Maintainability Information System (REMIS). The REMIS system provides the capability to collect, edit, validate, process, store and report reliability and maintainability data on aerospace vehicles, trainers, automated test equipment, support equipment, and communications and electronics equipment. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than this amount. Expected contract completion date is September 2004. Solicitation issue date was Aug. 21, 2000. Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom AFB, Mass., is the contracting activity. Contract Number: FA8770-00-D-0081.

AlliedSignal Technical Services Corp., Columbia, Md., is being awarded a $49,000,000 (maximum) cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide for fiscal year 2001 hardware and software sustainment for the Air Force Satellite Control Network. Expected contract completion date is Sept. 30, 2001. Solicitation issue date was Aug. 2, 2000. Negotiation completion date was Sept. 15, 2000. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, Calif., is the contracting activity. Adonijah Edwards, (719) 556-2909 is the POC. Contract Number: F04606-95-D-0033-P00015.

TRW, Inc., Redondo Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $42,712,965 option to a cost-plus-award-fee contact to provide for fiscal year 2001 Spacecraft Constellation Support, Spacecraft Operations and Maintenance, and Development Engineering in support of the Defense Support Program satellite system. Expected contract completion date is Sept. 30, 2001. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, Calif., is the contracting activity. Charles Beard (310) 363-0692 is the POC. Contract Number: F0470-I-96-C-0030-P00052.

Tetra Tech, Inc., Houston, Texas; IT Corp., Monroeville, Penn; and Toltest, Inc., Toledo, Ohio, are being awarded a $25,000,000 (total program maximum value) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. These contractors will participate in a program to provide construction, design, and operation and maintenance services in support of pollution prevention and control activities, and to perform restoration activities at Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio. Funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the total program maximum indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than this amount. Delivery orders will be awarded pursuant to criteria established in the contracts. Expected contract completion date is Sept. 30, 2001. Solicitation issue date was June 30, 2000. Negotiation completion date was Sept. 21, 2000. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity. Carol Young, (937) 257-6571 is the POC. Contract Number: Tetra Tech, Inc (F33601-00-DW006); IT Corp. (F336010-00-DW007); Toltest, Inc. (F33601-00-DW008).

TRW ICBM Systems, Clearfield, Utah, is being awarded a $17,263,938 modification to a cost-plus-award-fee contract to provide for fiscal year 2001 system engineering support for Headquarters, Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colo. This effort includes planning, analysis, trade studies, problem resolution, and other support tasks required to develop, produce, deploy, test, and evaluate missile, command, control, communications, basing, reentry, and launch vehicle systems and technology. Expected contract completion date is Sept. 30, 2001. Solicitation issue date was July 25, 2000. Negotiation completion date was Sept. 2, 2000. Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill AFB, Utah, is the contracting activity. Ruth Knowlton, (801) 777-3115 is the POC. Contract Number: F42610-98-C-0001.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Yonkers, NY., is being awarded a $12,248,538 (not-to-exceed) firm-fixed-price contract to provide for seventeen AN/ALR56M radar warning receiver shipsets, production support, and data, in support of the F-16 aircraft. Expected contract completion date is March 31, 2002. Solicitation issue date was June 30, 2000. Negotiation completion date was Sept. 29, 2000. Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins AFB, Ga., is the contracting activity. Charles Pipkin, (478) 926-5974, is the POC. Contract Number: F09603-00-C-0233.

The Boeing Company, Huntington Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $10,651,480 modification to a fixed-price contract to provide for fiscal year 2001-2002 long-term storage for the Delta II Launch vehicle. Expected contract completion date is Sept. 30, 2002. Solicitation issue date was Feb. 24, 2000. Negotiation completion date was Sept. 01, 2000. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles AFB, Calif., is the contracting activity. Catheryn Quinn, (310) 363-5558 is the POC. Contract Number: F04701-93-C-0004-P00154.

University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded a $9,900,000 (maximum) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for research and development in the areas of materials and processes systems support engineering for composites, adhesives and bonded repair, elastomers and sealants, low observable maintainability, and other nonmetallic aerospace materials. Funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than that amount. Expected contract completion date is March 1, 2006. Solicitation issue date was Sept. 10, 1999. Negotiation completion date was Sept. 21, 2000. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity. James Leighty, (937) 656-9003 is the POC. Contract Number: F33615-00-D-5600.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $7,813,215 option to a firm-fixed-price contract to provide for calendar year 2001 time oriented tasks in support of the F-16. Time oriented tasks are common recurring requirements associated with aircraft manufacture and delivery, including ancillary aircraft program support that cannot be identified to a particular foreign military sales country or Air Force program. Expected contract completion date is Dec. 31, 2001. Solicitation issue date was March 25, 1999. Negotiation completion date was Dec. 21, 1999. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity. William Back, (937) 656-6083 is the POC. Contract Number: F33657-96-C-0034-P00052.

Raytheon Systems Company, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $7,595,932 firm-fixed-price contract to provide for 200 AGM-65H Maverick air-to-ground missiles, 25 AGM-65K Maverick air-to-ground missiles, and 75 CATM-65K Maverick training missiles. Expected contract completion date is March 28, 2003. Air Armament Center, Eglin AFB, Fla., is the contracting activity. Mark Norris, (850) 882-8515 is the POC. Contract Number: F08626-98-C-0014-P00019.

Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc., Pasadena, Calif., is being awarded a $6,681,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for architect-engineering services in support of pre-design data gathering activities at four plume sites at Massachusetts Military Reservation, Cape Cod, Mass. This effort is funded by the Defense Environmental Restoration Account. Expected contract completion date is Dec. 31, 2002. Solicitation issue date was Aug. 2, 2000. Negotiation completion date was Sept. 22, 2000. The 311th Human System Wing, Brooks AFB, Texas, is the contracting activity. David Miller, (210) 536-4177 is the POC. Contract Number: F41624-00-D-8031-0001.

SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND

The Boeing Company, Philadelphia, Pa., is being awarded a $25,675,595 modification to a previously awarded contract (USZA95-C-0002) to modify a U.S. Army CH-47D helicopter (Bear Cat 3) to the special operations forces MH-47E configuration to include BGAD III model. Work will be performed in Philadelphia, Pa., and is expected to be completed by April 30, 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not purchased for Foreign Military Sales (FMS). The U.S. Army Special Operations Command Technology Applications Contracting Office, Fort Eustis, Va., is the contracting activity.

ARMY

Johnson Controls Inc., Cape Canaveral, Fla. is being awarded a $2,332,147 increment as part of a $23,321,468 cost-plus-award-fee contract, with an estimated cumulative total of $290,640,712. The contractor will provide services to include the major functional areas of the Directorate of Public Works, Installation Range - Airfield - Training Support Center (G3), the Directorate of Community Activities, the Directorate of Information Management, and the Provost Marshal's Office. Work will be performed at Fort Irwin, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2010. There were 56 bids solicited on Sept. 22, 1999, and four bids were received. The U.S. Army National Training Center, Acquisition Command, Fort Irwin, Calif., is the contracting activity (DAKF04-00-C-0002).

Osborne Construction Co., Kirkland, Wash., is being awarded $19,787,000 as part of a $26,382,000 firm-fixed-price contract for renovation of Barracks Buildings 2021 and 2020. Work will be performed at Fort Lewis, Wash., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 28, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 165 bids solicited on Feb. 14, 2000, and seven bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle, Wash., is the contracting activity (DACA67-00-C-0232).

L. S. Womack Inc.*, Baton Rouge, La., is being awarded a $25,595,695 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of (Sonny) Montgomery Firing Range. Work will be performed at the Camp Shelby Training Site, Hattiesburg, Miss., and is expected to be completed by Oct. 17, 2002. Of the total contract funds, $608,543 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 68 bids solicited on Aug. 3, 2000, and 14 bids were received. The National Guard Bureau, Jackson, Miss., is the contracting activity (DAHA22-00-C-0010).

American Ordnance, LLC, Lexington, Ky., is being awarded a $14,521,136 delivery order amount as part of firm-fixed-price, delivery order contract DAAA09-98-G-0011 to load, assemble and pack 2,206,624 cartridges (M918, 40 mm). Work will be performed at the Milan Army Ammunition Plant, Milan, Tenn., and is expected to be completed by May 31, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Nov. 29, 1999. The U.S. Army Operations Support Command (Provisional), Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity.

Metric Constructors Inc., Marietta, Ga., is being awarded a $15,557,889 firm-fixed-price contract to design and build a general purpose warehouse consisting of warehouse space, a central issue facility, administrative facilities, an arms storage area, and open storage. Site work includes site preparation, removal of existing utilities, curb and gutter and concrete pads, grading, drainage, exterior utilities and paving, parking and demolition and disposal of 24 existing buildings, slabs, underground and above ground utilities, removal of an underground storage tank, asbestos and lead based paint. Work will be performed at Fort Stewart, Ga., and is expected to be completed by April 30, 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 24 bids solicited on May 19, 2000, and eight bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah, Ga., is the contracting activity (DACA21-00-C-0054).

Raytheon Support Services Corp., Burlington, Mass., is being awarded a $10,754,822 modification to firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract DAAE07-99-C-Q002, for base maintenance operation and repair for services in support of commercial activity requirements for the U.S. Army Detroit Arsenal and the U.S. Army Garrison Selfridge. Work will be performed in Warren, Mich. and Mt. Clemens, Mich., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 84 bids solicited on April 10, 1998, and three bids were received. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity.

Cessna Aircraft Co., Wichita, Kan., is being awarded a $10,246,380 modification to firm-fixed-price contract DAAJ09-96-D-0009, for two UC-35B aircraft, with pilot training. Work will be performed in Wichita, Kan., and is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, 2001. There were 24 bids solicited on Aug. 1, 1995, and three bids were received. The U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.

The Bell Co., Fraser, Mich., is being awarded a $6,919,100 firm-fixed-price contract to provide all plant, labor, materials, transportation, supervision, facilities and expertise to construct a new fire/crash rescue station. Work will be performed at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Mich., and is expected to be completed by Oct. 31, 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 37 bids solicited on July 21, 2000, and nine bids were received. The National Guard Bureau, Lansing, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAHA20-00-C-5028).

Martin Electronics Inc.*, Perry, Fla., is being awarded a $6,429,188 firm-fixed-price contract for 2,076,343 hand grenade fuzes (M228) in support of the M69 practice hand grenade. Work will be performed in Perry, Fla., and is expected to be completed by July 31, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was an announcement on the World Wide Web on Jan. 13, 2000, and one bid was received. The U.S. Army Operations Support Command (Provisional), Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (DAAA09-00-C-0094).

Science Applications International Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $1,713,063 increment as part of a $5,866,961 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, with a cumulative total of $8,198,101 if all options are exercised. The contractor will perform research and development of tools to assess the degradation of critical infrastructures and the impact on Department of Defense missions and functions following manmade or natural disasters. This program is known as Mission Degradation Analysis Study (MIDAS). Work will be performed in McLean, Va. (65%); Huntsville, Ala. (1%); Albuquerque, N.M. (10%); Columbia, Md. (2%); Germantown, Md. (1%); San Diego, Calif. (11%); Morristown, N.J. (4%), and Red Bank, N.J. (6%), and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 34 bids solicited on April 20, 2000, and two bids were received. The Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Dulles, Va., is the contracting activity (DTRA01-00-C-0118).

HAECO Partners LTD*, Hillsboro, Ohio, is being awarded a $5,309,875 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of "giesel"engine technology, an engine which combines gasoline and diesel technology, thereby creating a giesel engine. Work will be performed in Hillsboro, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Aug. 24, 2000. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-00-C-L051).

SEI Corp., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $5,007,272 modification to firm-fixed-price contract DAAE07-00-C-S008, for 120 Heavy Expanded Mobility Ammunition Trailers (M989A1, HEMAT). Work will be performed in West Plains, Mo., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 30, 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Jan. 30, 2000. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-00-C-S008).

DeMil International Inc.*, Huntsville, Ala., is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract (an appropriation number and dollar value will be issued with each delivery order), with a cumulative total of $5,000,000, for Controlled Detonation Chamber (CDC) services to support the Ordnance and Explosive (OE) Program as administered by the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center Huntsville. CDC services may occur at various sites inside and outside of the continental United States, formerly used defense sites (FUDS), active Department of Defense (DoD) installations, defense sites identified under the Base Realignment and Closure Act, property adjoining DoD installations, and other federally controlled/owned sites which have been impacted by OE operations. Work is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2002. This is a sole source contract initiated on Sept. 12, 2000. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting activity (DACA87-00-D-0047).

DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY

Spectrum Astro Inc., Gilbert, Ariz., is being awarded a $3,787,463 increment of a $6,000,000 other-transaction-for-prototypes for the Orbital Express Advanced Technology Demonstration. Other participating companies include Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colo.; Science Applications International Corp., Littleton, Colo.; and Oceaneering Space Systems, Houston, Texas. Work will be performed in Gilbert, Ariz. (50%), Boulder, Colo. (11%), Littleton, Colo. (25%), and Houston, Texas (14%), and is expected to be completed by November 27, 2001. Funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. DARPA issued a solicitation in the Commerce Business Daily on May 25, 2000, and five bids were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (MDA972-00-9-0013).

Sanders, Nashua, N.H., is being awarded a $3,787,463 increment of a $5,999,783 other-transaction-for-prototypes for the Orbital Express Advanced Technology Demonstration. Other participating companies include Lockheed Martin Space Systems, Sunnyvale, Calif.; Space Systems/Loral, Palo Alto, Calif.; Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc., Cambridge, Mass.; and MOOG, East Aurora, N.Y. Work will be performed in Nashua, N.H. (38%), Sunnyvale, Calif. (16%), Palo Alto, Calif. (16%), Cambridge, Mass. (18%), and East Aurora, N.Y. (9%) and is expected to be completed by November 27, 2001. Funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. DARPA issued a solicitation in the Commerce Business Daily on May 25, 2000, and five bids were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (MDA972-00-9-0014).

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