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No: 361-02
July 11, 2002

AIR FORCE

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $35,000,000 indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity contract to provide for multi-function electro-optics for Defense of U.S. Aircraft System (MEDUSA). The MEDUSA will demonstrate an affordable, multi-functional, electro-optical (EO) system that defeats all ground based and airborne, EO and infrared threats, and performs other offensive functions. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are awarded. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above. At this time $371,872 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be completed by January 2008. Solicitation began October 2001; Negotiations were completed June 2002. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-02-D-1143).

ARMY

On July 10, 2002, McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Co., Mesa, Ariz., was awarded a $11,000,000 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for War Reserve Secondary Items IV spare parts for the aircraft. Work will be performed in Mesa and is to be completed by Sept. 30, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on Jan.10, 2002. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (DAAH23-01-G-0024).

Guild Associates Inc., Dublin, Ohio, is being awarded a $301,000 increment as part of a $6,020,578 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for design and testing of the collective protection air purification systems. Work will be performed in Dublin (35 percent), and Baltimore (65 percent), and is to be completed by July 11, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were an unknown number of bids solicited via a Broad Agency Announcement on Nov. 2, 2001, and one bid was received. The Robert Morris Acquisition Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting agency (DAAD13-02-C-0032).

NAVY

Raytheon Company, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $6,748,213 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-99-C-5473) to exercise an option for FY02 production support of the Evolved SEASPARROW Missile (ESSM). Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (35.7 percent); Andover, Mass. (8.9 percent); Camden, Ark. (2.9 percent); Minneapolis, Minn. (1.5 percent); Australia (12 percent); Germany (10 percent); The Netherlands (nine percent); Toronto, Canada (seven percent); Norway (four percent); Spain (three percent); Denmark (two percent); Greece (two percent) and Turkey (two percent), and is to be completed by January 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.

Rodale Electronics, Inc.*, Hauppauge, N.Y., is being awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity contract with a not to exceed cost of $5,700,700 for the procurement of up to 2,006 each circuit card assemblies for the AN/ULQ-21 Electronic Countermeasures (ECM) set. The AN and ULQ-21 ECM set provides realistic simulation of present and projected ECM threats to evaluate ECM capabilities of weapon systems and training weapon system operators. Work will be performed in Hauppauge, N.Y., and is to be completed by July 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was a competitive small business set-aside procurement, with 36 proposals solicited and 14 offers received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, Pt. Mugu, Calif., is the contracting activity (N68936-02-D-0031).

Ketron Inc., a division of The Bionetics Corp., Warminster, Pa., is being awarded a $5,182,026 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-99-C-1626) to exercise an option for an additional 91,000 man-hours of effort to provide data reduction and analysis of the Navy's Aviation Maintenance and Material Management Data System and to provide inputs into Navy simulation and analytical models for fleet representation of readiness/availability programs. Work will be performed at the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md. (90 percent) and Warminster, Pa. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by July 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The base contract was competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.

* Small Business

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