Raytheon Company, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $47,781,550 firm-fixed-price contract to provide Block 1B Upgrade and Conversion performance enhancement equipment for Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems (CIWS). Sixteen overhauls, 14 maintenance enclosure kits, and 14 Optimized Gun Barrel kits are being acquired by this contract. The MK-15 Phalanx, Close-In Weapon System is a fast reaction terminal defense against low and high flying, high speed maneuvering anti-ship missile threats, that have penetrated all other ships' defenses. Work will be performed in Louisville, Ky., and is expected to be completed by June 2004. 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 D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-02-C-5415).
Lockheed Martin Corp., Palmdale, Calif., is being awarded a $14,000,000 (maximum) cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide for Sensor Technology Applications Development and Evaluation (STEADEE). STEADEE program has the requirement to investigate and develop a wide range of technologies to advance technical improvements that can be translated into operational capabilities for warfighters. At this time, $750,000 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than the above amount. This work will be complete by September 2009. Solicitation was announced via Program Research and Development Announcement in July 2001, and six proposals were received. Negotiations were completed May 2002. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-01-D-1832).
Kay and Associates Inc., Arlington Heights, Ill., is being awarded a $6,398,436 firm- fixed-price contract to provide for Precision Measurement Equipment Laboratory (PMEL). Services are being provided for Robins Air Force Base Georgia. The mission of PMEL is to ensure all customers are provided Test Measurement and Diagnostics Equipment (TMDE) that meet mission requirements with accuracy traceable to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) or other nationally recognized standards. The contractor shall provide all management, supervision, personnel, supplies, materials, equipment, and other items as necessary to perform the services of the PMEL. At this time, $3,600,000 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be complete by May 2004. Fifteen firms were solicited in December 2001, and five proposals were received. Negotiations were completed May 2002. Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (F09650-02-C-0025).
On May 9, 2002, Vitronics, Incorporated, Eatontown, New Jersey, was awarded a $2,200,000 increment as part of a $9,361,339 cost plus fixed fee contract for integration of power aware technologies into the Land Warrior System. Work will be performed in Eatontown, New Jersey, and is expected to be completed by Nov. 15, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were an unknown number of bids solicited via the worldwide web on Sept. 3, 2001, and 1 bid was received. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command Acquisition Center, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey is the contracting activity (DAAB07-02-C-P302).