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No: 518-03
July 17, 2003

CONTRACTS

ARMY

United Defense, L.P., Ground Systems Division, York, Pa., is being awarded a $43,773,440 modification for a firm-fixed-price contract (DAAE20-02-C-0134), for services for refurbishment of 201 M109A2/A3 self-propelled howitzers for the government of Egypt. Work will be performed in York, Pa. (94.77%), Aiken, S.C. (1.08%), and Lemont Furnace, Pa. (4.15%), and is expected to be completed by February 28, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one bid solicited on August 14, 2002, and one bid was received. The US Army TACOM- Rock Island, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity.

McDonnell Douglass Helicopter Company, Mesa, Ariz., is being awarded a $9,250,397 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract (DAAH23-01-C-0092), for the retrofit of fourteen recapitalization components for 344 AH-64D fielded aircraft and eleven reliability and safety initiative components to support 447 fielded aircraft. Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., and is expected to be completed by September 30, 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one bid solicited on January 10, 2002, and one bid was received. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity.

Hi-Way Paving, Inc., Hilliard, Ohio is being awarded a $6,075,760 firm-fixed-price contract to upgrade the aircraft/parking ramp. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pa., and is expected to be completed by July 6, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. There were 85 bids solicited on May 15, 2003, and six bids were received. The U.S. Army Engineer District, Louisville, Ky., is the contracting activity (DACA27-03-0013).

NAVY

Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I., is being awarded a $32,368,432 cost-plus-incentive-fee/cost-plus-award-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-03-C-6207) to exercise an option to provide systems engineering and technical services and production of five CCS MK2 Block 1C ECP004 (AN/BYG-1) Mod 6 variants that will be installed on Royal Australian Navy Collins Class submarine platforms. Funding of this option is 100% for the government of Australia under Foreign Military Sales. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, R.I., and is expected to be completed by April 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.

DG21, Dallas, Texas, is being awarded an estimated $15,470,000 modification A00225, under previously awarded contract (N62742-98-D-4500) to increase the indefinite-quantity portion of the fourth option period under a combination firm-fixed price, indefinite-quantity contract with award fee provisions for base operating support services. The work to be performed provides for all management, labor, administration, supervision, materials, supplies, and equipment to provide integrated base operating services at the U.S. Navy Support Facility, Diego Garcia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom and its mission in Diego Garcia. The award of this increase to option four brings the total contract value to $261,946,582. Work will be performed in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory, and is expected to be completed by September 2003. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The basic contract was competitively procured with 28 proposals solicited, two offers received, and award made to DG21 on March 8, 1999. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific Division, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is the contracting activity.

American Electronic Warfare Associates*, California, Md., is being awarded a $14,403,575 cost-plus-fixed-fee/level of effort contract for engineering services for the Naval Air Systems Command Aircraft Division, Atlantic Ranges and Facilities Department. The total level of effort is 150,000 man-hours. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed in July 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured as a small business set-aside and three offers were received. The Naval Air Systems Command Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity (N00421-03-C-0078).

The following three companies are each being awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for the performance of Flight 0 Littoral Combat Ship Preliminary Design: General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine ($8,900,000); Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems - Surface Systems, Washington, D.C. ($9,993,359); Raytheon Company, Integrated Defense Systems, Portsmouth, R.I. ($9,996,124). Each contractor will perform a preliminary design effort to refine its proposed Littoral Combat Ship concept. The Littoral Combat Ship will be a networked, agile, and high-speed surface combatant with versatile warfighting capabilities optimized for littoral missions. Work will be performed in Bath, Maine, Arlington, Va., Mobile, Ala., Rockville, Md., Washington, D.C., Lockport, La., Marinette, Wis., Portsmouth, R.I., Alexandria, Va., and Jacksonville, Fla., and is expected to be completed in February 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. These contracts were competitively awarded through a full and open competition, with six offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-03-C-2310, 2311 and 2312 respectively.)

Northrop Grumman Information Technology, Inc., Reston, Va., is being awarded a $5,195,989 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for Joint Warning and Reporting Network (JWARN) Block II system development and demonstration phase. This contract contains options, which if exercised, will bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $15,906,435. Work will be performed in Winter Park, Fla. (56%); Tampa, Fla. (30%); Ann Arbor, Mich. (6%); Orlando, Fla. (4%); Abingdon, Md. (3%); and Andover, Mass. (1%), and is expected to be completed by January 2006. Contract funds in the amount of $85,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured by a request for proposals via the Internet, with three offers received. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity (M67854-03-C-7042).

APIC Corp.*, Culver City, Calif., is being awarded $5,623,160 not-to-exceed section 845 other transaction agreement for prototype for commercial prototyping process technology needed to develop and fabricate prototype photonic integrated circuit chips for use on Navy and other defense networking and communication systems. Work will be performed in Honolulu, Hawaii (50%) and Culver City, Calif. (50%), and is expected to be completed in July 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland is the contracting activity (N00421-03-9-0002).

AIR FORCE

Textron Systems Corp, Wilmington, Mass., was awarded a $19,200,000 cost plus award fee, firm fixed price contract on July 7, 2003 to provide for the U.S. Air Force Advanced Remote Ground Unattended Sensor (ARGUS) System and U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) Advanced Air-Delivered Sensor (AADS) System. The USAF ARGUS System is intended to address a critical Air Force requirement to detect, track, identify, and report ground vehicles considered to be Time Sensitive Targets to the Air Operations Center in near real time. The deployed units will be self-contained communications, electronics, power, and sensor packaged in a delivery store. The USMC AADS System is intended to address a critical requirement to detect, identify, and report enemy activity in the named area of interest and will be included as a contract option. The AADS System will consist of the design, development, integration, testing, production, prepared documentation, logistics support, and technical support required to deliver the AADS to USMC designated locations. At this time, $7,200,000 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be complete by September 2009. Solicitations began March 2003 and negotiations were completed June 2003. The Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (F19628-03-C-0053).

* Small Business

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