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No: 615-02
December 04, 2002

AIR FORCE

The Boeing Co., Seal Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $61,746,303 cost-plus fixed-fee, cost-plus award-fee contract modification. The Global Positioning System (GPS) currently uses a main frame based Command and Control System (CCS) that is part of the Air Force Satellite Control Network (AFSCN) to perform launch and early orbit Anomaly Disposal Operations (LADO) for GPS Space Craft. The CCS portion of the AFSCN is scheduled for deactivation as early as October of 2004 because of obsolescence and increasing operational cost. This LADO program is being implemented to develop, deploy and sustain a new distributed architecture Commercial Off the Shelf based system to perform the required operations for all blocks of GPS satellites (II/IIA/IIR/IIF). At this time, $447,204 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be completed by December 2012. Solicitation began in April 2001 and negotiations were completed June 2002. The Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base is the contracting activity (F04701-96-C-0025, P00163).

Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Savannah, Ga., is being awarded a $59,197,934 firm-fixed-price contract. This action is The Peace Lotus III Program and is a Foreign Military Sales Program to furnish the Egyptian government's presidential fleet with two Gulfstream G400 (formerly IV-SP) aircraft, Cleopatra modification, associated spares, support equipment, and training. Total funds have been obligated. This work will be completed by March 2005. Solicitation began in November 2002 and negotiations were completed November 2002. The Headquarters Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity (F34601-03-C-0038).

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, San Diego is being awarded a $28,819,040 firm-fixed-price contract to provide 12 MQ-1 Block 10 Predator Aircraft. At this time, $21,614,280 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be completed by April 2004. The negotiations were completed in December 2002. The Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-00-C-4040).

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, Reston, Va., is being awarded a $5,249,961 cost-plus fixed-fee contract modification to provide for The Automated Virtual Information Production Support System for the National Air Intelligence Center will provide the government with the design, development, implementation and maintenance of information systems, applications, and databases, as well as infusing appropriate technologies to support the generation of new intelligence products, provide much greater access to information needed for analysis, bring forth new capabilities to manipulate information and rapidly visualize the results, and to integrate these disparate functions into a seamless environment to support a virtual product system. At this time, $2,622,500 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 Air Force Research Laboratory is the contracting activity (F30602-00-C-0045, P00025).

NAVY

Predicate Logic, Inc., San Diego is being awarded a $24,628,499 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for professional services in support of system design, development and sustained life-cycle maintenance of the Submarine Communications and Command, Control, Communications and Intelligence (SC & C4I) systems. SC & C4I programs include but are not limited to: submarine broadcast sites, ashore and afloat receivers, Internet Protocol (IP) and networking systems, Global Broadcast Systems, Very Low Frequency (VLF) transmit systems and Range Extension Mode (REM) software. Work will be performed in Middletown, R.I. (60 percent) and San Diego (40 percent), and is to be completed by December 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured and posted on the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport home page, with one offer received. The Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport, Newport, R.I., is the contracting activity (N66604-03-D-0713).

Mantech Systems Engineering Corp., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a $6,174,119 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-01-C-0062) to exercise an option for services and materials to provide support for reliability and maintainability, system testability, quality assurance, diagnostic and system safety analyses during the design, development production, and in-service cycles of naval aircraft and their systems. This support is applied to all naval aircraft (tactical, vertical lift, maritime, unmanned aerial vehicles, and targets) weapons and support systems from concept development through disposal. The estimated level of effort is 103,500 man-hours. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md. (95 percent) and Lakehurst, N.J. (5 percent), and is to be completed in November 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Baltimore Marine Industries, Inc., Baltimore is being awarded a $5,477,328 firm- fixed-price for the regular overhaul and drydocking of special mission ship USNS Zeus which is a U.S. flagged cable-laying ship that is owned and operated by the U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command. The ship supports the special mission requirements of the DoD's by transporting Navy equipment and components worldwide. This contract contains options, which if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $7,650,468. Work will be performed in Baltimore and is to be completed by March 2003. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 14 proposals solicited and three offers received. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Command Atlantic is the contracting activity (N62381-03-C-1016).

ARMY

TRW Systems and Information Inc., Fairfax, Va., was awarded a $12,930,388 fixed-price requirements contract for translation and linguist support services in the Balkan Region on Dec. 3, 2002. Work will be performed in and around the Balkans Region, and is to be completed by Oct. 17, 2002. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 22 bids solicited on Sept. 20, 2002, and three bids were received. The U.S. Army Contracting Center, Wiesbaden, Germany, is the contracting activity (DABN01-03-C-0003).

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