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No: 286-05
March 25, 2005

CONTRACTS

ARMY

RO Defense Projects, Cumbria, U.K., was awarded on March 22, 2005, a $193,899,148 firm-fixed-price contract for M777A1 Lightweight Howitzers. Work will be performed at Barrow, U.K. (27 percent), Hattiesburg, Mich. (2 percent), Burlington, Vt. (15 percent), Portland, Ore. (14 percent), Lynchburg, Va. (3 percent), and Whitehall, Mich. (6 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 30, 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on March 24, 2004. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15QKN-05-C-1173).

AM General L.L.C., South Bend, Ind., was awarded on March 23, 2005, a $24,416,957 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for M1113s and M1097A2s for the High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled 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).

Best Tool & Manufacturing Co.*, Kansas City, Mo., was awarded on March 22, 2005, a delivery order amount of $841,270 as part of a $13,786,200 firm-fixed-price contract for Bipod Assemblies, Pivots, Plugs, Various Leg Sections, and Elevation Mechanisms. Work will be performed in Kansas City, Mo., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were eight bids solicited on Dec. 19, 2003, and eight bids were received. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (W52H09-05-D-0108).

Grimes Aerospace Co., Urbana, Ohio, was awarded on March 23, 2005, a delivery order amount of $338,385 as part of an $8,769,885 firm-fixed-price contract for Spare Parts. Work will be performed in Urbana, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 29, 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on July 19, 2004. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-05-D-0017).

NAVY

Vericor Power Systems Inc., Alpharetta, Ga., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $21,120,000 delivery order under previously awarded contract (N00104-00-G-A118-0070) for conversion of 16 ETF40B Marine Gas Turbine Engines. Work will be performed in Alpharetta, Ga., and is expected to be completed by July 2006. Funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Inventory Control Point is the contracting activity.

Tel-Instrument Electronics Corp.*, Carlstadt, N.J., is being awarded a $17,344,852 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the systems engineering, design and integration, fabrication, testing and production of a Communication/Navigation (COMM/NAV) Radio Frequency (RF) Avionics Flightline Tester (CRAFT) with sonobouy simulator capabilities. In addition, this contract provides for associated technical and logistics data and training. Work will be performed in Carlstadt, N.J., and is expected to be completed in March 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under an electronic request for proposals as a small business set-aside; four offers were received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-05-D-0014).

Peckham Vocational Industries, Lansing, Mich., is being awarded $15,703,000 ceiling-priced modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00421-04-D-0092) for the procurement of up to 100,000 Multi-Climate Protective Clothing Systems. Work will be performed in Lansing, Mich. (80 percent) and Mayaguez, Puerto Rico (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. This contract was a sole source award off of a Javitts-Wagner ODay list.

BAE Systems Applied Technologies Inc., Rockville, Md., is being awarded a $14,943,425 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee term contract (N00421-01-C-0169) to exercise an option for engineering and technical services for life cycle support of communication-electronic equipment supporting the Special Communications Requirements Division at the Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, St. Inigoes, Md. The estimated level of effort for this option is 292,000 man-hours. Work will be performed in California, Md. (62 percent); Fayetteville, N.C. (12 percent); Chesapeake, Va. (8 percent); San Diego, Calif. (7 percent); Ft. Bliss, Texas (4 percent); Ft. Walton Beach, Fla. (2 percent); Homestead, Fla. (2 percent); Panzer Kaserne, Germany (2 percent); and Tampa, Fla. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, St. Inigoes, Md., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Corp., Sperry Marine, Charlottesville, Va., is being awarded a $7,773,158 firm-fixed-price modification for procurement of one AN/BPS-16 (V) Radar Set and two AN/BPS-15K Radar Conversion Sets. The contract also will provide Commercial-off-the-Shelf material, development, integration and test of the Automatic Radar Plotting Aid (APRA) change to AN/BPS-16 (V)4 software, as well as technical manual updates, provisioning technical documentation, and data. Work will be performed in Charlottesville, Va., and is expected to be completed by February 2008. 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 (N00024-04-C-4300).

Mason & Hanger Group Inc., Lexington, Ky., is being awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for architectural design and engineering services at Naval Submarine Base, Bangor. The total contract amount is not to exceed $5,000,000 or 24 months (base period and one option year), whichever occurs first. The work to be performed provides for services including engineering studies, design, and preparation of plans and specifications for the purpose of bidding and construction of security related projects at Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific. Work will be performed in Silverdale, Wash, and the estimated work completion date is March 2006 (March 2007 with the option). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the NAVFAC e-solicitation website with eight offers received. The Engineering Field Activity Northwest, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Poulsbo, Wash., is the contracting activity (N44255-05-D-6105).

AIR FORCE

McDonnell Douglas Corp., Saint Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $6,754,307 cost-plus fixed-fee contract modification. This contract is for F/A-22 Spiral 3A Phase A+ integration support to integrate the Small Diameter Bomb on the F/A-22. This effort includes ensuring functional, mechanical, electrical and environmental compatibility between the F/A-22 and the Small Diameter Bomb; conducting supersonic free-stream wind tunnel testing; continuing strut design and strut interface between the F/A-22 and the Small Diameter Bomb carriage system to finalize a production design; planning and supporting Instrumented Vehicle flight testing; and analyzing data. At this time, $5,218,691 of the funds have been obligated. This work will be complete by March 2006. The Air Armament Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8682-04-C-0019, P00050).

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

G.P. Resources Inc., Rancho Dominguez, Calif.,* is being awarded a $5,318,668 contract for biodiesel for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. Work will be performed in various locations throughout Calif. Performance completion date is March 31, 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of fiscal 2005. There were 228 proposals solicited with 33 responses. The contracting activity is the Defense Energy Support Center (DESC), Fort Belvoir, Va. (SP0600-05-D-4513).

*Small Business