Science Applications International Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $14,769,723 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide advanced technology development and research into optical beam control in the presence of the Earth's turbulent atmosphere. The total program hours budgeted for this effort is 122,880 hours over five years. The contractor shall provide solutions to the programs of optical acquisition/tracking, the sensing of turbulence-induced optical wave front distortions and real-time mechanical corrections of said distortions with adaptive optics techniques. At this time, $520,000 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be complete June 2003. Solicitation began February 2003, and negotiations were completed May 2003. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., is the contracting activity (F29601-03-C-0148).
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Missile & Fire Control, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded a $9,628,000 firm-fixed-price contract to provide for Joint air-to-surface standoff missile extended range Phase I risk reduction. This effort supportsthe F-16 C/D, F-18, B-1B, B-2 and B-52H aircraft. Total funds have been obligated. This work will be complete March 2004. Solicitations began April 2003, and negotiations were completed May 2003. The Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (08635-03-C-01210).
Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $5,593,153 contract modification to provide for the award of two lots of foreign military sales, offset administration, one lot of foreign Military Weapons System Evaluation Program consumables and one lot for programming AIM-120 C-5 AAVI missiles. Total funds have been obligated. The Air Armament Center, Counter Joint Systems Program Office, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (F08635-02-C-0001, P00012).
Digital System Resources Inc., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a $9,273,252 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering and analysis services under a Phase III Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Program effort. The contract will provide engineering and analysis services which will focus on bringing the latest software systems; engineering designs; advanced combat system architectural schemas; analysis of newly emerging technologies strategies to insert those technologies; development of low cost prototypes; and engineering, experiment, integration and testing support to Advance Systems Technology Office programs. The contract contains four 1-year options, which if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $49,121,429. Work will be performed in Washington, D.C., and is expected to be completed by June 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively procured and advertised via the Internet, with one offer received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-03-C-6306).
Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc. is being awarded a $7,471,446 modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (DAAD19-02-C-0098) for research that is committed to the discovery and the development of antimicrobials for the treatment of serious bacterial and fungal infections. Work will be performed in Palo Alto, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were an unknown number of bids solicited via broad agency announcement on Sept. 4, 2001, and 286 bids were received. The U.S. Army Robert Morris Acquisition Center, Research Triangle Park, N.C., is the name of the contracting activity.
General Dynamics Land Systems Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich., is being awarded a $7,202,000 modification to an existing contract (DAAE07-01-C-N075) for system technical support for the Abrams tank program. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, Mich., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2006. Of the total contract funds, $7,000,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one bid solicited on Nov. 23, 2001, and one bid was received. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command-Warren, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity.