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No: 072-03
February 14, 2003

AIR FORCE

Textron Systems Corp., Wilmington, Mass., is being awarded a $116,855,700 firm-fixed-price contract modification to provide for a quantity of 350 full-rate production cluster bomb units-105 B/Bs and 300 sensor fuzed weapon retrofits. At this time, the total amount of funds has been obligated. This work will be completed by February 2005. The work will be accomplished by Textron Systems Corp., Wilmington, Mass. (52 percent), and Day and Zimmerman, Parsons, Kan. (48 percent). The Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (F08635-03-C-0022).

The Boeing Co., Long Beach, Calif., is being awarded a $27,009,102 firm-fixed price contract modification to provide for 60 aircraft under subject C-17 production contract to incorporate communication open system architecture. Incorporation of open architecture design are required to: a) accommodate growth and other communication navigation identification enhancements by providing programmable communications and navigation control units; b) minimize future line replaceable unit hardware changes through programmable communication control units; and c) accommodate future communication requirements by bus loadable software changes only. The locations of performance are the Boeing Co., Long Beach (40 percent) and Telephonics Corp., Farmingdale, N.Y. (60 percent). At this time, $7,500,000 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be completed by July 2008. The Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-02-C-2001, P00003).

The Defense Research Association, Beavercreek, Ohio, is being awarded a $6,250,000 indefinite delivery and indefinite quantity cost plus fixed fee contract to provide for electronic warfare test and evaluation methodologies. The objective of this program is to develop research methodologies to evolve sensor and electronic warfare (EW) technologies. These methodologies will be utilized by this program to evaluate and determine the effectiveness of EW technologies/systems through man-in-the-loop/hardware-in-the-loop synthetic battlespace simulation using digital models, real-time man/hardware-in-the-loop simulation technology. At this, $499,892 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete by April 2009. Solicitation began April 2002 and negotiations were completed in December 2002. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-02-D-1291, 0001).

NAVY

Digital System Resources, Inc., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a $22,943,908 cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost-plus-award-fee option under previously awarded contract (N00024-01-C-6239) for fiscal year 2003 multi-purpose processor (MPP) production. The MPP provides hardware and software processing for the towed array on submarines and surface ship platforms. MPP uses commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) based hardware and some COTS based software. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Va., and is to be completed by November 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.

Geo Centers, Newton Centre, Mass., is being awarded a $22,491,015 indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee pricing for biomedical research support services for the Naval Health Research Center located at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center San Diego. Work will be performed in San Diego (80 percent) and Dayton, Ohio (20 percent), and is to be completed February 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract is a result of a Broad Agency Announcement and white paper evaluation of solicitation N66001-02-X-6040. The solicitation was competitively issued through the The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center e-Commerce Central Web site, with two offers received. This is one of two contracts awarded for this biomedical research support. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego is the contracting activity (N66001-03-D-2500).

The government of Switzerland is being awarded an estimated $18,557,950 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of up to 32 low-flight-time F-5E Tiger aircraft. The base award of $570,950 is for the initial requirement of one aircraft. The contract consists of a basic award and five options. These F-5E Tiger aircraft will provide for a one-on-one replacement of current U.S. Navy Reserve F-5E aircraft. Revised fatigue life extended calculations necessitated restructuring of the previous overhaul program to provide for the cost-effective procurement of these replacement aircraft to achieve the CNO directed operational requirements through FY 2015. Work will be performed in Switzerland and is to be completed in August 2003. If all options are exercised, the work will be completed in September 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command Headquarters, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-03-C-0014).

The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Rockville, Md., is being awarded an $8,346,788 indefinite-delivery and indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee pricing for biomedical research support services for the Naval Health Research Center located at the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center San Diego. Work will be performed in San Diego (80 percent) and San Antonio (20 percent), and is to be completed by February 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract is a result of a Broad Agency Announcement and white paper evaluation of solicitation N66001-02-X-6040. The solicitation was competitively issued through the The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center e-Commerce Central Web site, with two offers received. This is one of two contracts awarded for this biomedical research support. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego is the contracting activity (N66001-03-D-2501).

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