Lockheed Martin Commercial Launch Services, Denver, Colo., is being awarded a $560,000,000 firm fixed price contract modification to provide for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle launch services for seven missions. These missions were previously awarded to the Boeing Co. and are being removed from them pursuant to the suspension of Boeing, announced by the Air Force on 24 July 2003. The locations of performance are Lockheed Martin, Denver, Colo., and various other locations. No funds have been obligated. Solicitation began July 2003. The Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-98-D-0001).
McDonnell Douglas Corp., Saint Louis, Mo., is being awarded an $188,300,000 cost-plus award-fee contract to provide for the systems development and demonstration (SDD) phase of the Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) program. The SDB weapon system consists of a 250-pound class all-up-round munition, a carriage system, an accuracy enhancement system, associated mission planning, and logistics support. The SDD phase allows continued development and testing of a production representative system. At this time, $81,000,000 of the funds has been obligated. Further funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete by September 2006. Solicitation began June 2003. The Headquarters Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8682-04-C-0019).
Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Schenectady, N.Y., is being awarded a $168,081,926 cost-plus-fixed fee contract modification to previously awarded contract N00024-02-C-2102, for Naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Schenectady, N.Y. (56%) and Pittsburgh, Pa. (44%). Work completion date or additional information is not provided on Naval nuclear propulsion contracts. 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.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., is being awarded a $21,950,943 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-priced, time and materials contract (N00019-03-C-0006) for the special progressive aircraft rework in support of the in-service VH-3D and VH-60N helicopters. Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn. (90%) and Quantico, Va. (10%), and is expected to be completed in September 2004. Contract funds in the amount of $21,950,943 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.
AM General Corp., South Bend, Ind., was awarded on Oct. 16, 2003, a $112,891,644 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 1,725 U.S. Marine Corps vehicles, consisting of the M1097A2, M11123, M1035A2 and M1043A2 High Mobility Multi-Purpose vehicles. Work will be performed in South Bend, Ind., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on July 17, 2000. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-01-C-S001).
O’Gara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring Co., Fairfield, Ohio, was awarded on Oct. 16, 2003, a $21,935,280 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 308 M1114 Up-Armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled vehicles with gun shields. Work will be performed in Fairfield, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by June 30, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on April 10, 2000. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-00-C-S019).
Computer Sciences Corp., Moorestown, N.J., was awarded on Sept. 30, 2003, a delivery order amount of $15,270,000 as part of a $45,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the Joint Computer-aided Acquisition and Logistics System. Work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 5, 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on Aug. 24, 2003. The U.S. Army Contracting Agency, Alexandria, Va., is the contracting activity (DABL01-03-D-1016).
DRS Optronics, Palm Bay, Fla., was awarded on Oct. 16, 2003, a $6,886,106 cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price contract for spares, repair and services to support and maintain the OH-58D Kiowa Warrior, MMS System. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Fla., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2003. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on May 29, 2003. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-04-C-0006).
TRICARE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY
TRICARE Management Activity awarded Maximus Inc. of Reston, Va., a requirements contract for services for the TRICARE National Quality Monitoring Contract (NQMC) on Oct. 20, 2003. This contract is for a base period and five 1- year options and has an estimated contract value of $24,579,833. The base period for transition (start-up/phase-in) is from the date of award through April 20, 2004. The delivery of services will begin on April 21, 2004. Maximus Inc. will assist Health Affairs, TRICARE Management Activity, military treatment facility market managers and the new TRICARE Regional Offices by providing the government with an independent, impartial evaluation of the care provided to beneficiaries within the Military Health System. The NQMC will review care provided by the Designated Providers under the Uniformed Services Family Health Plan, the seven current managed care support contracts (MCSCs) and the TRICARE Next Generation MCSCs. The NQMC also may need to review records from other TRICARE contractors such as the TRICARE Dual Eligible Fiscal Intermediary contract and TRICARE Retail Pharmacy contract on a limited basis. The NQMC is part of TRICARE’s Quality and Utilization Review Peer Review Organization program, in accordance with 32 CFR 199.15. The proposals were solicited via the Web site and 5 offers were received. The TRICARE Management Activity, Aurora, Colo., is the contracting office. The contract number is H94002-04-D-0001.