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No: 244-01
June 04, 2001


Boeing Co. (McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary) St. Louis, Mo., is being selected to receive a $485,000,000 cost-plus-award fee and $1,000,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts contingent upon approval by the Defense Acquisition Board. No contracts are being awarded at his time. If awarded, both contracts will support the Avionics Modernization Program (AMP) for the C-130 aircraft. The first provides for engineering and manufacturing development of AMP kits. This effort is expected to extend through September 2007. The second provides for aircraft modifications, integration support and other services outside the scope of the AMP. Funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued during the course of the contract's ordering period which will extend through September 2013. Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-01-C-0047 and F09603-01-D-0045).


On May 3, 2001, the Air Force announced the award of a contract (F29601-01-D-0040) in the amount of $13,000,000 to Textron Systems. This announcement stated that $13,000,000 had been obligated. This is corrected to read that $637,328 has been obligated.



Schafer Corp., Chelmsford, Mass. (MDA972-01-D-0002), Systems Planning Corp., Arlington, Va. (MDA972-01-D-0003), and SRS Technologies, Arlington, Va. (MDA972-01-D-0004), have been selected through the competitive process as the awardees for three contracts, each with a one-year base and four one-year options. All three indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task order contracts contain $200,000 minimum and $50,000,000 maximum amounts. It is anticipated that the majority of tasks issued under these contracts will be electronically competed between these companies. An appropriation number and dollar value will be issued with each task order. The contractors will provide systems engineering and technical assistance for the Advanced Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. Work will be performed in Arlington, Va., and is expected to be completed by June 1, 2002. If all options are exercised, the date of completion will be June 1, 2006. Bids were solicited on Nov. 9, 2000, and three bids were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.


Exxon Mobil Fuels Marketing Co., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a $28,114,014 fixed-price with economic price adjustment type contract for delivery of 26,240,000 U.S. gallons of JP5-grade turbine fuel. This delivery will be to the Sicily, Italy, Defense Energy Support Center and then distributed to all branches of the military services. There will 28 proposals solicited, and 12 responded. Work is expected to be completed by June 30, 2002, with a 30-day carryover period. Funds will not expire by the end of the fiscal year. The Defense Energy Supply Center, Fort Belvoir, Va., is the contracting agency (SP0600-01-D-0493).

TW Metals, Forest Park, Ga. (Atlanta County), was awarded on June 3, 2001, a $5,700,000 fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract for metals and metal products for federal customers in the Northeast and West regions of the U.S. for all branches of services and federal civilian agencies. This was a three-year contract (two-year base and one-year option) and it is in the one-year option time. There were 212 proposals submitted, and six responded. Work is expected to be completed by June 3, 2002. Funds will not expire by the end of the fiscal year. The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting agency (SP0500-99-D-0036).

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