Anteon Corp., Dayton, Ohio, is being awarded a $9,900,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide for aeronautical sciences advanced technology assessment. The objective of this program is to provide a capability to perform special focused studies in the area of air vehicle advanced aero configurations, aero configuration integration, high-speed aerodynamics, aero-thermodynamics, controls theory, flight vehicle performance, flow diagnostics, flying qualities, stability and control, computational fluid dynamics and computational electromagnetic research, airframe-propulsion-stores (weapons) integration, aerospace vehicle demonstration and general technical support. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, though actual requirements may necessitate less than the amount. At this time, $250,000 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds have been obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete June 2009. Solicitations began September 2002, and negotiations were completed June 2003. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33615-03-D-3306).
Bell Helicopter Textron, Hurst, Texas, is being awarded a $6,819,800 firm-fixed-price delivery order contract to purchase main rotor blades used to support the H-1 helicopter. Work will be performed at Hurst, Texas, and is expected to be completed by May 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Inventory Control Point - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (DAAH23-02-G-008, Order GC7M).