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No: 788-04
August 18, 2004

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Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an estimated value $1,607,191,872 firm-fixed-price multi-year contract for the full rate production of up to 2,200 Tomahawk Block IV Cruise Missiles for the U.S. Navy (2,135) and the United Kingdom (65) from fiscal year 2004 through fiscal year 2008. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz., and is expected to be completed in June 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (96.5%; $1,559,759,741 ceiling) and the United Kingdom (3.5%; $47,432,131 ceiling) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity (N00019-04-C-0569).

Weddle Brothers Construction Co. Inc., Bloomington, Ind., is being awarded $11,507,000 for Task Order 0006 under a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award construction contract for the Joint Ordnance Engineering and Logistics Facility (P-327) at the Naval Support Activity, Crane. The work to be performed includes the provision of a complete design and construction services to provide a two story, 66,865 square foot office facility. The project will also renovate 4,844 square feet of vacant area in adjacent Building 121, provide a connector from the new facility to the renovated area in Building 121, and demolish six buildings (approximately 69,000 square feet). Work will be performed in Crane, Ind., and is expected to be completed by April 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The basic contract was competitively procured with 40 offers solicited, 14 proposals received and award made to multiple contractors on Sept. 30, 2002. The basic total contract amount is not to exceed $75,000,000 over the five-year performance period. The multiple contractors (three in number) may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the existing contract. Three proposals were received for this task order. The Resident Officer in Charge of Construction, NAVFAC Midwest, Detachment Crane, Naval Support Activity, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity (N68950-02-D-3033).

DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY

Northrop Grumman Corp., Integrated Systems, San Diego, Calif. is being awarded a $30,000,000 increment of a $1,037,274,437 other transaction for prototypes agreement to design and develop three X-47B air vehicles, three mission control systems and an common operating system to meet Air Force and Navy mission capability objectives, and conduct an operational experimentation and assessment. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (70 percent); Palmdale, Calif. (10 percent); East Hartford, Conn. (3 percent); and in Costa Mesa, Calif.; Clearwater, Fla.; Irvine, Calif.; Grand Rapids, Mich.; Buffalo, N.Y.; St. Louis, Mo.; Rockford, Ill.; Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Burnsville, Minn.; Torrance, Calif. (less than one percent at each location). Work will be completed in September 2009. The increment of funds awarded today will not expire at the end of this fiscal year. This is a follow-on award based on a limited competition conducted in 2000. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (HR0011-04-9-0009).

AIR FORCE

Orbital Sciences Corp., Launch Systems Group, Chandler, Ariz., is being awarded a $50,000,000 indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract modification to the Sounding Rockets Program Follow-on (SRP-2) contract which provides the Rocket System Launch Program (RSLP) with the capability to launch sounding rockets on flights less than 5500 kilometers. Rocket System Launch Program was recently made the single program office to manage targets for the Missile Defense Agency. The modification will increase the current ceiling of $96,000,000 on the SRP-2 contract by $50,000,000 to accommodate upcoming mission requirements that cannot be accomplished within the current contract ceiling and add a Cost Plus Fee Contract Line Item Number to accommodate developmental launches that cannot be conducted in Firm Fixed Price type environment. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum indicated above, although requirements may necessitate less than the amount indicated above. At this time, no funds have been obligated. Future funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete May 2008. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Los Angeles, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-00-D0207/P00007).

Space Vector Corp., Chatsworth, Calif., is being awarded a $50,000,000 indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract modification for the Sounding Rockets Program Follow-on (SRP-2) contract, which provides the Rocket System Launch Program (RSLP) with the capability to launch sounding rockets on flights less than 5500 kilometers. Rockets Systems Launch Program was recently made the single program office to manage targets for the Missile Defense Agency. The modification will increase the current ceiling of $96,000,000 on the SRP-2 contract by $50,000,000 to accommodate upcoming mission requirements that cannot be accomplished within the current contract ceiling and add a Cost Plus Fee Contract Line Item Number to accommodate developmental launches that cannot be conducted in a Firm Fixed Price type environment. The Air Force can issue delivery orders totaling up to the maximum indicated above, although requirements may necessitate less than the amount indicated above. At this time, no funds have been obligated. Future funds will be obligated as individual delivery orders are issued. This work will be complete May 2008. The Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Los Angeles, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04701-00-D0206/P00006).

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