Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Hurst, Texas, is being awarded a $165,422,738 cost-plus-award-fee contract for the development of Integrated Avionics Suite (IAS) software upgrades in support of the H-1 upgrade program. In addition, this contract provides for incorporation of the software upgrades into existing AH-1W and UH-1Ns to convert them to AH-1Zs and UH-1Ys, respectively. Work will be performed in Woodland Hills, Calif. (70 percent); Hurst, Texas (25 percent), and China Lake, Calif. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., is the contracting activity (N68936-05-C-0083).
Digital System Resources (DSR), Inc., Fairfax, Va., is being awarded a $10,017,241 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for fabrication, integration, test and delivery of seven photonics mast workstations (PMWs) for installation on Virginia Class submarines. The contract will also include engineering services in support of the development, field maintenance and modification of the photonics mast workstations for integration into the photonics mast system. The PMWs are used to control and display imaging sensor data received by and transmitted from the AN/BVS-1 photonics mast system on Virginia Class submarines. The photonics mast system is a non-hull-penetrating, submarine, electronic imaging system that replaces conventional periscopes. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Va., and is expected to be completed by August 2011. None of the contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-05-C-6244).
Alloy Surfaces Co., Inc., Aston, Pa., is being awarded a $7,280,000 for definite-delivery/definite-quantity delivery order under basic ordering agreement (N00104-05-G-0726) for the manufacture of 56,000 each MJU-64/B decoy device, which is part of the Navys Air Countermeasures Program. The device is an air launched electronically reflective material used to confuse enemy radar. This contract contains an option, which if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $18,200,000. Work will be performed in Aston, Pa., and is expected to be completed January 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity.
ITT Avionics, Clifton, N.J., is being awarded a $48,229,597 firm fixed price contract modification to provide for the upgrade of the AN/ALQ-172 (V) electronic countermeasures system Group B components to the electronic countermeasures improvement configuration for installations on B-52H aircraft. This requirement includes the modification and delivery of production quantities of upgraded AN/ALQ-172 (V) line replaceable unit 1 receivers, line replaceable unit 4 transmitters, line replaceable unit 10 controllers, new line replaceable unit 21 control display units, yttrium garnett filter oscillator mixer modification kits, spares and support equipment. At this time, $36,172,197 of the funds has been obligated. This work will be complete by February 2009. Solicitation began February 2005. The Headquarters Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (FA8523-05-C-0013).
McDonnell Douglas Corp., Long Beach, Calif., is being awarded an $18,207,238 cost plus fixed contract modification. CCP 0481 increases the United Kingdoms C-17 support program to allow for increases in the fleet operation levels and to provide sustaining support for UKs C-17 fleet as configuration upgrades are made from Block 12 to Block 13/14; increases contingency surge operations level to 9000 flying hours for any one year period; fill F77 spares requirement delta to 4K/7K spares requirement, (not constrained to delivery date); mission support kit options-quantity of two. Total funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by December 2007. Negotiations were completed January 2005. The Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8614-04-C-2004, P00047).
L-3 Communications Corp., Budd Lake, N.J., was awarded on Feb. 22, 2005, a $7,340,816 firm-fixed-price contract for 119 position navigation unit upgrades and 16 new improved position navigation units. Work will be performed in Budd Lake, N.J., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on Sept. 7, 2004. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-05-C-0071).
SLR Contracting & Service Company Inc.*, Buffalo, N.Y., was awarded on Feb. 18, 2005, a $6,376,000 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of the military entrance processing station. Work will be performed in Niagara Falls, N.Y., and is expected to be completed by April 28, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 21 bids solicited on Nov. 22, 2004, and five bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York, N.Y., is the contracting activity (W912DS-05-C-0007).