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No: 290-01
June 28, 2001

ARMY

Sikorsky Aircraft Co., Stratford, Conn., is being awarded a $203,239,894 modification to firm-fixed-price contract DAAJ09-97-C-0005, for sustaining engineering and engineering change proposal for conversion of 14 Army UH-60L aircraft to Navy MH-60S aircraft; 17 Navy MH-60S; and logistics support for 31 MH-60S Navy aircraft. Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn., and completion is expected by Nov. 30, 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on Jan. 13, 2000. The U.S. Army Aviation & Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.

Oshkosh Truck Corp., Oshkosh, Wis., is being awarded a $22,071,000 modification to 5-year requirements contract DAAE07-95-C-X057, for 87 Tankers (M978) and services for Israel. The services to be provided are recurring test and development, non-recurring engineering, two engineering inspections in Florida, non-recurring integrated logistical support, and integrated logistical support. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wis., and completion is expected by Feb. 28, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on June 26, 1995. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity.

Honeywell International Inc., Tempe, Ariz., is being awarded an $8,852,240 delivery order amount as part of a $49,961,435 firm-fixed-price, 3-year requirements type contract for recuperator parts for the AGT 1500 engine (121,000 plate pairs, 408 forward bellows, 408 aft bellows, and 600 mica plates). This long-term contract is to acquire the four component parts, which make up the recuperator for the AGT 1500 turbine engine used in the M1 series tank. The recuperator core is comprised of approximately 500-nickel base, stainless steel plates of two types (A & B), which utilize heat from exhaust gases to preheat the compressor intake air before it enters the combustor. Within the combustor, air and fuel are then mixed and ignition is attained. Work will be performed at the Anniston Army Depot, Anniston, Ala., and completion is expected by June 29, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was an announcement on the World Wide Web on Dec. 4, 2000, and one bid was received. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-01-D-N034).

AIR FORCE

McDonnell Douglas Training Systems, St Louis, Mo. is being awarded a $146,433,030 firm fixed price/cost plus fixed fee contract to provide for upgrade of 36 APG-63 (V) radar systems applicable to the F-15 aircraft, and associated contractor support. At this time, the total amount of funds have been obligated. This effort will be performed by Raytheon Systems Co., El Segundo, Calif. (55%), Forest, Miss. (29%), and other locations. This work is expected to be completed December 2003. Solicitation began December 2000; negotiations were completed June 2001. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio is the contracting activity (F33657-00-C-0021).

Fairchild Defense Co., Inc. Germantown, Md., is being awarded a $16,727,568 modification to a firm fixed price contract to provide for 213 Mega Data Transfer Cartridges and 235 Micro Cartridge Interface Devices applicable to the Data Transport Equipment on the F-16 aircraft and A-10 aircraft. At this time, the total amount of funds have been obligated. This work is expected to be completed May 2003. Ogden air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (F42620-01-C-0043, P0001).

United Technologies Corp., East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a $5,351,183 (estimated) modification to a firm fixed price contract to provide for various quantities of Diffuser Case for F-100, 200 and 220 engines on the F-15 and F-16 aircraft. Funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work is expected to be completed August 2002. Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity (F34601-01-G-0006-0059).

NAVY

Keystone Prepositioning Services, Inc., Bala Cynwyd, PA, is being awarded a $27,110,332 firm-fixed-price contract with reimbursables for the operation and maintenance of one government-owned Maritime Prepositioning Force (Enhanced) ship USNS LCPL Roy M. Wheat. The vessel will support the prepositioning requirements of the Department of Defense by maintaining U.S. military equipment afloat. The vessel will normally be retained in a full operating status with a minimum of 25 crewmembers aboard. This contract includes an award fee and potential reimbursables which could bring the cumulative value of this contract to $49,560,332. Work will be performed primarily in Guam and Saipan, and is expected to be completed by June 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 80 proposals solicited and 6 proposals received. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00033-01-C-3102).

Northrop Grumman Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded an $11,368,867 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-97-C-0147) for all non-recurring engineering for the Taiwan E-2T aircraft and unique administrative services for the Government of Taiwan under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y., and is expected to be completed in September 2004. 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.

Veridian Erim International, Ann Arbor, Mich., is being awarded a $9,918,309 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for data collection system radar modifications and associated data collection, processing and analysis activities in support of at-sea tests for the SSBN Security Systems Program. Work will be performed in Ann Arbor, Mich., and is expected to complete by June 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under a Broad Agency Announcement. The Office of Naval Research, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (N00014-01-C-0241).

Metro Machine Corp., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $6,717,496 fixed-price contract for the phased maintenance availability of USS Nassau (LHA-4). Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to complete by November 2001. Contract funds in the amount of $6,717,496 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Internet, with five proposals solicited and two offers received. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, USN, Portsmouth, Va., is the contracting activity (N00024-92-H-8635).

Rockwell Science Center, Thousand Oaks, Calif., is being awarded a $6,410,089 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the research and development of a viable integrated electronics technology based on the Antimonide Based Compound Semiconductors (ABCS) family of materials. The contract efforts will primarily support the Defense Advanced Research Project's Agency Microsystems Technology Office, Antimonide Based Compound Semiconductors (ABCS) program. Work will be performed in Thousand Oaks, Calif. (50%) and Santa Barbara, Calif. (50%), and is expected to be completed by June 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of this current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured, published in the Commerce Business Daily under DARPA BAA# 00-03 and posted in CBDNet October 19, 2000. Eleven offers were received, and this is one of two contracts awarded to date under this announcement. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N66001-01-C-8032).

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