Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp., Boulder, Colo., and General Dynamics Government Systems Corp., Englewood, Colo., are being awarded $260,000,000 indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contracts to provide for the Measurement and Signature Intelligence Exploitation (MASINT) program. This effort involves highly specialized scientific and technical analysis of foreign systems investigation and method exploitation. Funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. The Air Force can award delivery orders totaling up to the program maximum amount indicated above. The work will be completed about April 2005. There were 52 firms solicited and two proposals received. Solicitation began November 2000; negotiations were completed March 2001. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33600-01/D-1017 - Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. & F33600-01/D-1018 - General Dynamics Government Systems Corp.).
The University of Dayton Research Institute, Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded a $9,920,000 cost-reimbursement-completion contract to provide for research, development and technology transition (RD&T) on advanced nonstructural materials including but not limited to lubricants, tribological and aerospace coatings and functional fluids. The work will be completed about July 2005. There was one proposal received. Solicitation began December 2000; negotiations were completed March 2001. At this time, $753,000 of the contract funds have been obligated. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-00/D-5021).
Rockwell Collins Government Systems, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $37,440,887 modification to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-01-C-0092) to exercise an option for the production of 795 AN/ARC-210(V) Electronic Protection Radio Systems (two RT-1556B/ARC, eight RT-1747D/ARC, 50 RT-1824C/ARC, and 735 RT-1794C/ARC radios), including ancillary equipment and associated support. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force (678 RT-1794C/ARC) systems, and the U.S. Navy (117 systems (two RT-1556B/ARC, 57 RT-1794C/ARC, eight RT-1747D/ARC, and 50 RT-1824C/ARC systems)). Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (80%) and Coralville, Iowa (20%), and is expected to be completed by December 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.
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Information Inc., Nashua, N.H., is being awarded a time and material/requirements contract (an appropriation number and dollar value will be issued with each delivery order) with an estimated cumulative total of $9,900,000. The contractor will provide engineering and technical services to support the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasure/Common Missile Warning System (ATIRCM/CMWS). These services include development of aircraft specific A-Kits (ATIRCM/CMWS and CMWS specific aircraft cabling and mounts); test support in the field, modeling and simulation efforts, maintenance and logistics support, and incorporation of product enhancements. Work will be performed in Nashua, N.H., and is expected to be completed by April 1, 2004. This is a sole source contract initiated on March 20, 2001. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity (DAAB07-01-C-B212).
CIVIL WORKS - NON MILITARY
Carmen Paliotta Contracting Inc.*, South Park, Pa., is being awarded a $2,950,000 increment as part of a $12,881,875 firm-fixed-price contract for channel excavation; construction of sheet pile walls; construction of a gravity wall, concrete tie-back walls with rock anchors, and concrete cantilever walls. The project also includes construction of a concrete drop structure; construction of a concrete bridge abutment protection structure; placement of revetment mat; relocation and replacement of the sanitary sewer pipe; relocation and replacement of the sanitary siphon; removal of an abandoned bridge and appurtenant site work. Work will be performed in Pittsburgh, Pa., and is expected to be completed by Nov. 8, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 67 bids solicited on Nov. 27, 2000, and seven bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh, Pa., is the contracting activity (DACW59-01-C-0016).
* Small Business