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No: 309-03
May 08, 2003

ARMY

GM GDLS Defense Group L.L.C., Shelby Township, Mich., was awarded on May 6, 2003, a $43,000,000 modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for a contingency deployment option for the Stryker vehicles. Work will be performed in various locations outside of the continental U.S. to support the deployment of the Stryker and is expected to be completed by Aug. 29, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on April 2, 2002. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-02-C-B001).

AIR FORCE

Universal Technology Corp., Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded a $40,400,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for Nondestructive Evaluation Technologies Initiatives (NDE/I) Program II shall provide a diverse spectrum of technologies and disciplines in the translation of promising basic research into solutions for broadly defined military needs and, where technically mandated, make the transition into the design and development phase with a focus on improving or developing new and creative NDE/I techniques. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than this amount. At this time, $70,000 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete June 2009. Solicitation began November 2002, and negotiations were completed April 2003. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-03-D-5204).

NAVY

Hydroid Inc., East Falmouth, Mass., is being awarded a $30,339,694 fixed-price, prospective price re-determination, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, completion contract to produce, deliver and support an unmanned underwater vehicle for use in conducting very shallow water mine countermeasure operations. Work will be performed in East Falmouth, Mass., and is expected to be completed in November 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured and advertised on the Internet, with 17 proposals solicited and two offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity (N00174-03-D-0018).

Bluefin Robotics Corp., Cambridge, Mass., is being awarded a $28,120,460 fixed-price, prospective price re-determination, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, completion contract, to produce, deliver and support an unmanned underwater vehicle for use in conducting very shallow water mine countermeasure operations. Work will be performed in Cambridge, Mass., and is expected to be completed by November 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured and advertised on the Internet, with 17 proposals solicited and two offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity (N00174-03-D-0017).

Booz Allen Hamilton (BAH) Inc., McLean, Va., is being awarded a $7,934,270 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for technical advisory and assistance support services for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces Command, Control and Communication Upgrade Program. This contract supports the government of Saudi Arabia under the Foreign Military Sales Program. This contract includes nine one-year options which, if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $95,343,023. Work will be performed in McLean/Crystal City, Va., (43%); Patuxent River, Md., (35%); Charleston, S. C. (14%); San Diego, Calif., (4%); and Pensacola, Fla., (4%), and is expected to be completed May 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was directed source by the Saudi government, i.e. Saudi Arabia specified sole source to BAH. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N00039-03-C-0013).

Kollmorgen Corp., Northampton, Mass., is being awarded a $6,900,000 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-02-C-4032) to procure five MK 46 optical sight systems (OSS). The OSS is an integral component of the MK 34 gun weapon system, which includes the 5" MK 45 gun mount and MK 160 gun computer system. The primary function is to provide a safety check-sight for the determination of safe firing zones during gun operation. This modification combines support of the U.S. Navy (80%) and the government of Japan (20%) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Northampton, Mass., and is expected to be completed by February 2006. 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.

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