Adacel Systems Inc., Grand Prairie, Texas, is being awarded a $23,696,045 firm-fixed-price contract modification to provide for 46 Tower Simulation Simulators (TSS) to be installed at U.S. Air Force bases throughout the continental United States and overseas. The simulators will provide U.S. Air Force air traffic controllers with the tools needed to achieve and maintain proficiency in the skills necessary to effectively control the airspace in a Military Air Traffic Control (ATC) environment. Specific TSS objectives are: (1) certify new technical ATC trainee's to become air traffic controllers; (2) train controllers in multiple positions, with aircraft and additional controller interactions and coordination, while building confidence and proficiency; and (3) expose controllers to base mission changes, new aircraft, and unique flight characteristics. Options for contractor logistic support and for a training support center capability to support the simulators are also being exercised. Locations of performance are Adacel Systems Inc., Grand Prairie, Texas (20 percent); TRW Inc., System Group, Global Information Technology Division, San Antonio (60 percent) and other locations. Total funds have been obligated. This work will be completed by July 2004. Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-01-C-0025, P00003).
Lockheed Martin Corp., Egan, Minn., is being awarded a $7,250,000 firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursement, labor hour contract to provide support to the Air Sovereignty Operations Center (ASOC) international modernization and sustainment support program; provides hardware and software logistics support for the 11 existing ASOC systems. This effort includes technical support in the form of systems engineering, software engineering, site visits, and telephone hotline service. In addition, capability enhancements will be added to existing software functionality and technology refreshment will be accomplished on system hardware. This effort also supports unclassified Foreign Military Sales to Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, and Slovenia. At this time, $2,386,453 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete by March 2006. Solicitation began in August 2002 and negotiations were completed in December 2002. Headquarters Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (F19628-03-D-0001).
Northrop Grumman Corp., Air Combat Systems, El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $17,542,865 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-02-C-3043) for 34 center barrels and spare parts for the Canadian F/A-18 aircraft program under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in El Segundo (87 percent); Amityville, N.Y. (6.9 percent); and Bohemia, N.Y. (6.1 percent) and is to be completed in April 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.