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No: 098-02
March 04, 2002

MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

The Boeing Company, Anaheim, Calif., is being awarded a cost-plus-award-fee contract modification for development of a second-source booster for the Ground-Based Midcourse Defense Program. The total second-booster effort is estimated at $425,000,000. The principal place of performance will be at Orbital Sciences in Chandler, Ariz., and is to be completed September 2007. The major sub-contractor is Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Missile Defense Agency is the contracting activity (HQ0006-01-C-0001).

AIR FORCE

Boeing Defense and Space Group, Seattle is being awarded a $65,894,025 cost-plus-award fee contract modification to provide for action that definitizes the effort to procure component spares and fabrication of these components into higher-level sub-assemblies to reduce integration and test risk identified in the airborne laser fiscal year 2001 supplemental funding request. Included are critical beam control and fire control, and laser components to eliminate serial path is schedule, critical beam control and fire control component spares and laser long-lead items, and an effort to secure information system across airborne laser test facilities, and the augmentation of airworthiness and safety tasks. At this time, $34,076,824 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be completed by September 2004. This effort will be performed at Lockheed Martin Missile and Space, Sunnyvale, Calif. (45%), and TRW Space and Electronics Group, Redondo Beach, Calif. (43%), and other locations. The Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F29601-97-C-0001, P00141).

Lockheed Martin Mission and Fire Control, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded a $33,522,289 firm-fixed-price contract to provide for multiple spare parts applicable to the AAQ-13/14. The low altitude navigation and targeting infrared for night systems consists of a targeting pod and navigation pod. The navigation pod permits low level, high-speed navigation at night or under bad weather conditions. The targeting pod displays infrared images of the target to the pilot allowing for precise delivery of laser-guided munitions and automatic lock-on-of missiles and are currently used on the F-14, F-15, and F-16 aircraft. At this time, $25,141,716 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be completed by October 2003. Solicitation began in February 2002 and negotiations were completed March 2002. This effort supports foreign military sales to Greece and Korea. The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (F09603-00-G-0002-0043).

Spectrum Astro Co., Gilbert, Ariz., is being awarded a $5,000,000 firm-fixed-price (incrementally funded) contract modification to provide for program definition and risk reduction special study efforts for the Space Based Infrared System Low Program. At this time, $51,500,000 of the incremental funds has been obligated. This work will be complete by October 2002. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base is the contracting activity (F04701-99-C-0048-P00038).

NAVY

The Bell-Boeing Program Office, Patuxent River, Md., is being awarded a $19,000,000 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-96-C-0054) to provide the activities required to modify four V-22 aircraft to a safe return to flight configuration in order to support the engineering, manufacturing and development flight-test program. Work will be performed in Amarillo, Texas and is to be completed by March 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $11,618,768 firm-fixed-price contract for production of 18 MK-49 Guided Missile Launching System modification kits (ORDALT) for the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Program. Work will be performed in Tucson (50%), Ottobrunn, Germany (50%) and is to be completed by December 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, Washington is the contracting activity (N00024-02-C-5409).

Brown and Root Services, Houston is being awarded a $6,523,107 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-quantity contract for base operation support services at the Naval Air Facility, El Centro, Calif. This contract contains options, which if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $46,895,669. Work will be performed in El Centro, Calif., and is to be completed by September 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 66 proposals solicited and six offers received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest Division, San Diego is the contracting activity (N68711-00-D-9201).

International Transducer Corp., Santa Barbara, Calif., is being awarded an estimated $5,735,080 indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity contract with firm-fixed-price provisions, for the manufacturing of TR-321 Variant Sensor Assemblies. The TR-321 Variant Sensor Assemblies are used on submarines to measure local sound velocity. The requirement includes three first article units and an estimated 250 production units. Work will be performed in Santa Barbara and is to be completed by March 2007. Contract funds will not expire by the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured by publication in the Commerce Business Daily and via the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport internet Web site with one offer received. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division, Newport, R.I., is the contracting activity (N66604-02-R-0155).

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Aventis Pasteur Inc., Swiftwater, Pa., is being awarded a $10,939,355 firm-fixed-price, one-time delivery contract for 222,604 vials of the virus vaccine Influenza, and 2,396 packages of one-dose syringes for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps. Performance completion date is scheduled for November 30, 2002. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were eight proposals and one response. The contracting activity is the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (SP0200-02C-0002).

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