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No: 601-02
November 27, 2002

ARMY

Ro Defence Projects Ltd., Cumbria, U.K., was awarded a $135,080,799 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 94 low-rate initial production quantity of the Lightweight 155MM Howitzer on Nov. 26, 2002. Work will be performed in Cumbria, U.K. (39 percent), East Hartford, Conn. (11 percent), Chatsworth, Calif. (12 percent), Portland, Ore. (4 percent), Quebec (4 percent), Niles, Ohio (3 percent), Lynchburg, Va. (4 percent), St. Louis (3 percent), La Spezia, Italy (7 percent), Avon, U.K. (2.5 percent), Dorset, U.K. (2.5 percent), Hattiesburg, Miss. (2 percent), and Barrow-in-Furness, U.K. (6 percent), and is to be completed by Dec. 31, 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole-source contract initiated on Oct. 4, 1996. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., is the contracting activity (DAAE30-97-C-1032).

AM General Corp., South Bend, Ind., is being awarded a $74,381,900 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 1,082 High-Mobility Multi-Purpose Wheeled Vehicles. Work will be performed in South Bend and is to be completed by Dec. 31, 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole-source contract initiated on July 17, 2000. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-01-C-S001).

McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Co., Mesa, Ariz., was awarded a $16,266,430 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the Post Production System Support for the 30 Royal Netherlands Air Force AH64D aircraft on Nov. 25, 2002. Work will be performed in Mesa and is to be completed by Dec. 31, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole-source contract initiated on Dec. 21, 2001. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (DAAH23-03-C-0009).

General Motors Military Vehicles, Troy, Mich., is being awarded a delivery order amount of $1,022,410 as part of a $13,064,668 firm-fixed-price five-year requirements contract for 8,700 High Mobility Multi-Wheeled Vehicle transmissions. Work will be performed in West Columbia, S.C. (95 percent) and Detroit (5 percent), and is to be completed by Jan. 25, 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were two bids solicited on Sept. 20, 2002, and two bids were received. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-03-D-S015).

AIR FORCE

TECOM Inc., Austin Texas, is being awarded a $62,121,405 fixed-price award-fee contract to provide for base logistics support services to include supply, transportation (including commercial travel), maintenance and precision measurement equipment laboratory. Location of performance is Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. At this time, $3,000,000 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be completed by September 2003. The solicitation began in June 2002 and negotiations were completed in November 2002. The Headquarters 88th Air Base Wing, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base is the contracting activity (F33601-03-C0004).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $12,817,300 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract modification to provide an extension of the support for F-16 DT&E tests at Edwards Air Force Base and Eglin Air Force Base. The support is currently being provided by Falcon 2020 Delivery Order 0544 "Baseline Support for F-16 DT&E Flight Test at Edwards and Eglin Air Force Bases. This effort supports foreign military sales to Belgium, Norway, Netherlands, Denmark, Greece (Peace Xenia III), and Israel (Peace Marble V), and Peace Fenghuang (Taiwan). At this time, $12,669,113 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be completed by November 2003. The negotiations were completed by November 2002. The Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F42620-01-D-0058 SC10).

Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $11,007,665 cost-plus award-fee contract modification to provide for personnel, material and facilities required to support all phases of the Miniature Inertial Measurement Unit (spacecraft gyros) retrofit into the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program S-16 and S-19 spacecraft including development, design, procurement, fabrication, integration and test. At this time, no funds have been obligated. This work will be completed by December 2008. The solicitation began in July 2002 and negotiations were completed in November 2002. The Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base is the contracting activity (F04701-02-C-0003, P00008).

Raytheon Systems Co., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $7,565,808 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The objective of the Targets Under Trees Family of Systems Integrator (FOSI) effort is to optimize and demonstrate a baseline capability to find, identify and engage targets "in hide." This capability requires a Family of Systems solution that will consist of radar, fusion, terrain characterization, geo-registration, and fuze systems. The goal of the FOSI will be to integrate, through a rigorous systems engineering approach, these individual systems into an integrated capability that will support intermediate transition opportunities. At this time, $542,500 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be completed by March 2006. The solicitation began in November 2001 and negotiations were completed in November 2002. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-02-C-1263).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $7,194,153 firm-fixed-price contract modification to upgrade the M3 Kit Production Installation (Phase 3) Mod S Level II and IBU for European participating Air Forces. This effort supports foreign military sales to Belgium, Denmark, Norway, Netherlands, and Portugal. At this time, $3,597,077 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be completed by June 2007. The negotiations were completed in November 2002. The Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-00-C-2189, P00015).

TRW, Redondo Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $5,631,950 cost-plus award-fee contract modification to provide for the Defense Support Program Spacecraft Post-Production support contract, award fee period #6, covering one-year from Oct. 1, through Sept. 30, 2002. The total funds have been obligated. This work will be completed by November 2002. The Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base is the contracting activity (F04701-96-C-0030, P00093).

NAVY

McDonnell Douglas Corp., St. Louis is receiving a $15,886,000 ceiling-price-order for continuing support of various systems at the avionics repair facilities at Naval Air Station Lemoore and Naval Air Station Cecil Field. This order combines requirements with the U.S. Navy and the countries of Spain, Kuwait and Switzerland under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program. Less than two percent of the total funds are for FMS customers. Work will be performed in Lemoore, Calif. (60 percent) and Cecil Field, Fla. (40 percent), and is to be completed by September 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia is the contracting activity (N00383-02-G-001H) (Order 0015).

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $7,764,705 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-5410) for the production of 264 MK 20 Mod 2 Active Optical Target Detectors for the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Program. RAM is a missile system designed to provide anti-ship missile defense. The MK 20 Mod 2 Active Optical Target Detectors are designed to provide missile fuzing capability for the RAM to counter advanced anti-ship threats. Work will be performed in Tucson and is to be completed by January 2006. 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.

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, Inc., Defense Mission Systems, Reston, Va., is being awarded a $5,044,186 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under previously awarded contract (N00024-01-C-2303) to exercise an option for DDG 51 class pre-commissioning and commissioning services. Work will be performed in Bath, Maine (40 percent); Pascagoula, Miss., (40 percent); Washington, D.C. (10 percent); Norfolk, Va. (5 percent); and San Diego (5 percent), and is to be completed by November 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

Lion Vallen Ltd. Partnership, d/b/a Lion-Vallen Industries, Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded $9,555,000 service contract (logistical support) for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. The performance completion date is expected to be by Nov. 26, 2003. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 50 proposals solicited and seven responses. The contracting activity is the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (SP0100-99-C-0333(C)).

DEFENSE COMMISSARY AGENCY

Duro Bag Manufacturing Co., Florence, Ky., was awarded a $5,915,857 requirements-type contract on Nov. 27, 2002 to provide and deliver paper grocery bags to all Defense Commissary Agency commissary stores in the continental U.S. The paper bags will be produced in various locations, primarily in Duro's Ludlow, Kentucky plant. The contract completion date is Dec. 31, 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Twelve firms were solicited and four proposals were received. The contracting activity is the Defense Commissary Agency, Equipment, Supply, & Revenue Division, 1300 E Avenue, Fort Lee, Va., 23801-1800 (DECA04-03-D-0002).