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No: 281-03
April 28, 2003

ARMY

Roy F. Weston Inc., Manchester, N.H., was awarded on April 22, 2003, a delivery order amount of $300,000 as part of a $150,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for environmental remediation at the General Electric/Housatonic River. Work will be performed in Pittsfield, Mass., and is expected to be completed by April 7, 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were an unknown number of bids solicited via the World Wide Web on Aug. 18, 1999, and six bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Concord, Mass., is the contracting activity (DACW33-00-D-0006).

L-3 Communications Corp., Lancaster, Pa., was awarded on April 25, 2003, a $28,367,034 firm-fixed-price contract for procurement of the 105mm high explosive-tactical and target practice with tracer cartridges. Work will be performed in Lancaster, Pa. (50%), and Petit-Roeulx-lez-Nivelles, Belgium (50%), and is expected to be completed by April 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were an unknown number of bids solicited via the World Wide Web on April 4, 2002, and six bids were received. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., is the contracting activity (DAAE30-03-C-1104).

MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY

The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a cost-plus-award-fee letter contract (F33657-03-C-0001) with The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., in support of the Airborne Laser Block 2008 effort. The period of performance for this initial phase of the program is from April 2003 through March 31, 2004. The value of this contract award is not to exceed $118,500,000. The Airborne Laser Block 2008 letter contract encompasses an eleven-month design effort leading to and conducting a successful system design review (SDR). The anticipated deliverables under the SDR contract are a system specification with draft segment specifications, evidence of performance, functional design and process trades and analyses for requirements and affordability, documentation of plans and processes and recommendations for technology integrations. The delivery of a mutually agreed-to-affordability estimating tool that will be used to predict costs based on technical performance will also be a condition to exit this phase of the program. The Missile Defense Agency is the contracting activity (F33657-03-C-0001).

NAVY

Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, is being awarded a $15,000,000 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity task order contract (N47408-01-D-8207) to exercise the second option period for performing environmental engineering services. The work provides engineering services required for the implantation of innovative environmental technologies for Navy and Marine Corps contaminated sites under cognizance of the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. The total contract amount is not to exceed $75,000,000 over the five-year contract term, which includes the base period and four option years. The work will be performed at various Navy and Marine Corps installations worldwide. The sites will consist of those ranked on the Superfund National Priority List (NPL) as well as non-NPL sites, Resource Conversation and Recovery Act, underground storage tanks and other sites which might require remedial action. Work on this option is expected to be completed April 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The basic contract was competitively procured via the NAVFAC e-solicitation website, with two offers received and award made on April 30, 2001. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Contracts Office, Port Hueneme, Calif., is the contracting activity.

Bell-Boeing Joint Program Office, Patuxent River, Md., is being awarded a $5,972,028 ceiling-priced order for procurement of low rate initial production spares for the MV-22 Osprey. Work will be performed in Ridley Park, Pa., and is expected to be completed by May 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N00383-97-G-002N-0046)

AIR FORCE

The University of Southern Calif., Los Angeles, Calif., is being awarded a $12,486,217 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide the MONARCH Cognitive Heterogeneous Information Processor. The objective of this effort is to develop and demonstrate polymorphous computing architecture (PCA) technologies. The contractor shall develop a new PCA architecture and validate programmability and performance of this architecture through demonstrations. At this time, $3,842 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete September 2006. Solicitation began June 2002, and negotiations were completed April 2003. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (33615-03--4105).

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Aventis Pasteur Inc., Swiftwater, Pa., is being awarded a $6,639,492 firm-fixed-price type of contract for influenza virus vaccine for the U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps. Performance completion date is expected to be Nov. 30, 2003. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were seven solicitations, and four responded. The Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (SP0200-03C-0004).