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No: 646-01
December 18, 2001

ARMY

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., was awarded on Dec. 14, 2001, $6,876,997 of an estimated cumulative total of $2,234,707,309 firm-fixed-price contract for one Black Hawk UH-60L aircraft for Thailand. Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2001. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one bid solicited on July 17, 1997, and one bid was received. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting activity (DAAJ09-97-C-0005).

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Marion, Ill., was awarded on Dec. 14, 2001, a $9,411,616 modification to a $1,686,112 firm-fixed-price contract for 20 millimeter PGU-28A/B cartridges. Work will be performed in Marion, Ill., and is expected to be completed by Oct. 30, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one bid solicited on Dec. 10, 2001, and one bid was received. The Operations Support Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (DAAA09-00-C-0001).

AIR FORCE

Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc., Columbia, Md., was awarded on Dec. 14, 2001, a $552,099,747 (maximum) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quality contract to provide for systems engineering and integration, development, sustainment, program management and operations and maintenance of the Air Force Satellite Control Network. Funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicted above, although actual requirements may necessitate less than the amount. There were three firms solicited in November 2000, and three proposals were received. Negotiations were completed in November 2001. The contractor will perform this effort at its facility in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is the contracting activity (F04701-02-D-0006).

Raytheon Technical Services Co., Chula Vista, Calif., is being awarded a $26,973,569 (estimated) contract to provide for repair services, technical assistance and data in support of 82 components applicable to the AN/TPN-19 and the AN/GPN-22 landing control centers. At this time, no funds have been obligated. This work is expected to be completed a most a year after the receipt of an order depending on the line item ordered. Solicitation began August 2001; negotiations were completed December 2001. The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity (F34601-02-D-0018).

Emergent Information Technologies, Vienna, Va., was awarded on Dec. 14, 2001, a $24,009,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for orders in support of improvements to surveillance sensor technology in multi-theater, tactical and strategic theaters of operations. This will be accomplished by pursuing technologies that have the potential for improving the deficiencies to perform surveillance and classification of volatile targets from ground, airborne and spaceborne platforms in both passive and hostile environments as described by the users in and expeditious manner. This effort will support intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance technology. At this time, $95,000 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be completed December 2006. There were 28 firms solicited in April 2001, and one proposal was received. Negotiations were completed October 2001. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, N.Y., is the contracting activity (F30602-01-D-0053).

Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, was awarded on Dec. 14, 2001, a $5,800,000 (estimated) contract modification to provide for sustaining engineering services in support of current and future avionics equipment on the C/KC-135 aircraft. At this time, the total amount of funds has been obligated. This work will be complete October 2002. The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity (F34601-01-C-0384, P00026).

NAVY

Stratos Mobile Networks (USA) LLC, Bethesda, Md., is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for commercial INMARSAT-B high speed data leased service to provide up to 200 leased channels per month, for a data rate of up to 128 kilobits per second per channel. The service shall be full duplex, global (plus or minus 70 degrees latitude), for ship-to-shore and shall be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Both 64 kilobits per second and 128 kilobits per second service will be provided. In addition, non-channelized service is proposed as an unpriced pre-planned product improvement option. Service must be fully integrated with INMARSAT Nera Saturn-Bm terminals. Other items that are available for order include terrestrial connectivity between the service-provider's land earth stations (LESs) and Navy points of presence (POPs) located in Wahiawa, Hawaii; Norfolk, Va.; Naples, Italy; and Bahrain; and service from secondary LESs with terrestrial connectivity to the foregoing Navy POPs. The initial delivery order is valued at $1,757,180. This contract includes a maximum quantity of 60 months of service, and the estimated value over the five-year period is $137,774,610. Although other items are included in the contract that would bring the not-to-exceed value of the contract to $537,117,395, it is expected that services supplying redundancy and alternative communications circuits and terrestrial connectivity would be ordered only under extreme conditions that affect the primary communications facilities and routing. Work will be performed in Bethesda, Md; Laurentides, Canada; Goonhilly, United Kingdom; and Auckland, New Zealand. Percentages of work by location will vary as U.S. naval forces are deployed worldwide. Work is expected to be complete by December 2006. Contract funds in the amount of $1,757,180 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 24 prospective offerers subscribed to the solicitation via the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command e-commerce web site, and two offers were received. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N00039-02-D-2301).

DynCorp Technical Services Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $33,073,059 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide facility maintenance and operations testing support for the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division Atlantic Ranges and Facilities Department and Test Article Preparation Department. The estimated level of effort for the base contract is 809,300 man-hours. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed by September 2002. Contract funds in the amount of $4,065,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured through an electronic request for proposals with one offer received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-02-C-3052).

Raytheon Technical Services Co., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded an estimated $11,389,996 order for repair parts for the Sidewinder missile, SPS-49 radar system, NATO Sea-Sparrow and WSC-6 communication system and four other weapon systems. Work will be performed in Chula Vista, Calif. (63%); Norfolk, Va. (26%); and Goleta, Calif. (11%), and is expected to be completed by December 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity (N00104-98-G-A400, Order 0013).

Raytheon Systems Co., McKinney, Texas, is being issued a not-to-exceed $10,000,000 firm-fixed-price order to manufacture weapons replaceable assemblies (WRA) and shop replaceable assemblies (SRA) for the AN/APS-137C(v)5 radar on the P-3C aircraft. Specific items on the WRA include five receiver exciter processors, six radar transmitters, and two signal data converters. Items on the SRA include five tube assemblies, four grid modulator assemblies, 10 multiplier assemblies, three X-L band waveguide assemblies and six H bridges. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, 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 not competitively procured. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N00383-98-G-006J, Order 0036).

Northrop Grumman Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $9,587,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-01-C-0031) to exercise an option for the fabrication and assembly of eight Block 82-89A EA-6B upgrade kits and six Block 89-89A EA-6B upgrade kits. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Fla. (70%), and Bethpage, N.Y. (30%), and is expected to be completed by May 2003. 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.

The 2020 Consortium, represented by Lockheed Martin Corp., Manassas, Va., is being awarded a $7,967,874 cost-plus-award-fee agreement modification to a previously awarded contract (MDA972-99-9-0004) for the Stealthy Affordable Capsule System and associated efforts. Work will be performed in Sunnyvale, Calif. (61%); San Diego, Calif. (25%); and Annapolis, Md. (14%), and is expected to be completed by July 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Naval Electronics & Surveillance System, Baltimore, Md., is being awarded a $5,835,415 cost-plus-award-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-00-C-5486) for procurement of technical/engineering services in support of the MK41 Vertical Launching System Program. Work will be performed in Baltimore, Md., and is expected to be completed by December 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

U.S. Foodservice, doing business as Joseph Webb Foods, Vista, Ca., is being awarded a $33,450,000 firm-fixed-price with indefinite-quantity type contract for prime vendor full line food distribution for Los Angeles/San Diego zones for the U.S. Army. This contract is for the first one-year option. Performance completion date is expected to be Jan. 12, 2003. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (SP0300-02-D-2995).

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