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No: 183-03
April 01, 2003

AIR FORCE

The Boeing Co., Wichita Division, Wichita, Kan., is being awarded a $23,688,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract modification to provide the National Command Authority with a battle staff (comprised of National Airborne Operations Center personnel), and survivable command, control and communications platform from which direction of U.S. forces and civil coordination can be conducted. The aircraft is also tasked to provide Secretary of Defense support and the Federal Emergency Management Agency a mobile communications platform. The SLCS modification on the E-4B will provide an airborne platform to conduct secure and non-secure video teleconferencing and real-time television and transmit video packages for rebroadcast via ground facilities, as well as multi-level local area networks. At this time, $11,844,000 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete by November 2004. The Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity (F34601-03-C-0155/P0002).

Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded $13,696,369 firm-fixed-price contract to provide multiple spares applicable to the AAQ-13/14. The Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night systems consist of a targeting pod and navigation pod. The navigation pod permits the display of infrared images of the target to the pilot, allowing for precise delivery of laser-guided munitions and automatic lock-on of missiles. The pods are currently used on the F-14, F-14 and F-16 aircraft. This effort supports foreign military sales to Greece and Israel. Total funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by April 2004. Solicitation began December 2002, and negotiations were completed March 2004. The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (F09603-03-G-0003-0003).

Rural Electric Inc., Mesa, Ariz., is being awarded a $10,213,063 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide interior and exterior electrical services at Luke Air Force Base, Ariz. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than that amount. Funds will be obligated as individual orders are issued. This work will be complete by March 2004. Solicitation began February 2002. Air Education and Training Command, Luke Air Force Base, Ariz., is the contracting activity (F02604-02-D-0004).

Stantec Consulting Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah is being awarded a $6,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide architect and engineering environmental services. The primary task of this contract is to design, support and oversee construction projects for the remediation of waste sites on Hill Air Force Base. Tasks include remedial investigations, treat-ability studies, field investigations, preliminary assessments and feasibility studies. The Air Force can award delivery orders totaling up to the program maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may be necessitate less than that amount. Funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. Solicitation began July 2002, and negotiations were completed February 2003. The Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (F42650-03-D-0005).

Vision Systems International LLC, San Jose, Calif., is being awarded a $5,082,600 firm-fixed-price contract to provide multiple spares applicable to the Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System (JHMCS) for the F-15 and F-16 aircraft. The JHMCS incorporates an ejection-compatible, helmet-mounted display with the capability to cue and verify cueing of high off-axis sensors and weapons on U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy fighter aircraft. At this time, $3,811,950 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete by April 2004. Solicitation began February 2003, and negotiations were completed March 2003. The Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (F09603-03-C-0180).

NAVY

General Electric International Inc., GE Engine Services, Cincinnati, Ohio, is receiving a $12,239,251 delivery order under a previously awarded contract (N00383-98-D-022F) to exercise an option for repair of T700 engine components used on the H60, AH-1W and SH-2G aircraft. In addition to the engine component repair, the contract provides for a three-year warranty and the following material management functions: receiving, warehousing, inventory management, packing, shipping and electronic data interchange reporting transactions of the T-700 Engine Component Repair Program. The contractor is required to deliver a ready-for-issue asset to the requisitioning activity within 48 hours. Work will be performed in Arkansas City, Kansas, and is expected to be completed December 2003. This was a competitive procurement with two proposals solicited and two offers received. The Naval Inventory Control Point Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (Order 7011).

ATK Missile Systems Co. LLC, Woodland Hills, Calif., is being awarded a $12,010,750 ceiling-priced, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for risk reduction and producibility enhancements for the Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missile Program (AARGM). Specifically, this effort is to enhance the AARGM Advanced Technology Demonstration (ATD) missile design to meet current Navy operational requirements, redesign hardware and software to obtain increased reliability, enhance producibility and reduce future production costs. Work will be performed in Woodland Hills, Calif., and is expected to be completed in September 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-03-C-0043).

The Boeing Co., Wichita Development and Modification Center, Wichita, Kan., is being awarded a $7,762,536 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-99-C-1228) to exercise an option for the installation of Multifunction Display Systems into three E-6 aircraft and one E-6 trainer. Work will be performed in Cecil Field, Fla. (70%), and Wichita, Kan. (30%), and is expected to be completed in November 2003. 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.

MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) awarded on March 28, 2003, competitive firm-fixed-price contracts to Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Dallas, Texas (HQ0006-03-C-0044), and Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corp., Reston, Va. (HQ0006-03-C-0045). This competition marks the first phase toward adding a kinetic energy (KE) boost/ascent intercept capability to the MDA Ballistic Missile Defense System testbed. The KE Interceptor Program will develop and test a robust kinetic energy kill capability against ballistic missiles in the boost/ascent phase with some capability against ballistic missiles in other flight phases. Each company will develop a plan and conceptual design to achieve this capability before the end of the decade. At the end of the concept design phase, the MDA will select one of these two contractors to advance into the development and test of the boost/ascent phase intercept capability. Each contract is valued at $10,000,000 with an eight-month period of performance.

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

AmeriQual Group LLC, doing business as AmeriQual Packaging*, Evansville, Ind., was awarded on March 31, 2003, a $69,175,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment and indefinite-quantity delivery type of contract for ready-to-eat meals (MRE) and humanitarian daily rations (HDR) for all U.S. military services. Performance completion date is expected to be Dec. 31, 2003. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were three solicitations, and three responded. The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (SP0300-03-D-Z106).

The Wornick Co.*, McAllen, Texas, was awarded on March 31, 2003, a $60,195,625 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment and indefinite-quantity delivery type of contract for ready-to-eat meals (MRE) and humanitarian daily rations (HDR) for all U.S. military services. Performance completion date is expected to be Dec. 31, 2003. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were three solicitations, and three responded. The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (SP0300-03-D-Z107).

SOPAKCO Packaging*, Mullins, S.C., was awarded on March 31, 2003, a $44,981,875 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment and indefinite-quantity delivery type of contract for ready-to-eat meals (MRE) and humanitarian daily rations (HDR) for all U.S. military services. Performance completion date is expected to be Dec. 31, 2003. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were three solicitations, and three responded. The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (SP0300-03-D-Z108).

FedEx Supply Chain Services Inc., Hudson, Ohio, is being awarded $9,736,952 firm-fixed-price type of contract for contracting services to provide a warehouse to receive, store, issue and deliver government-owned materiel to any location within the continental U.S. in 24 hours and to serviced airport locations outside of the continental U.S. within 48 hours for the Defense Distribution Center. Performance completion date is expected to be March 31, 2004. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 24 solicitations, and four responded. The Defense Distribution Center, New Cumberland, Pa., is the contracting activity (SP3100-02-C-0009).

United Technologies Pratt & Whitney, E. Hartford, Conn., was awarded on March 31, 2003, a $5,375,040 firm-fixed-price type of contract for fuel nozzle nuts for the U.S. Navy. Performance completion date is expected to be Oct. 29, 2003. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one solicitation, and one responded. The Defense Supply Center Richmond, Richmond, Va., is the contracting activity (N00383-00-G-025M).

* Small Business