Frontier Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., Irvine, Calif., is being awarded a $49,950,000 ceiling-priced indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for an Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration (ACTD) of the A-160 Hummingbird Vertical Take-Off and Landing (VTOL) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) to assess the military utility and affordability of a long-range VTOL UAV employing a wide variety of adaptable payloads. The A160 Hummingbird is a full-size VTOL UAV that has demonstrated the potential for providing performance comparable to fixed-wing aircraft while maintaining the utility of a helicopter with high payload, high altitude, and long duration capabilities. Work will be performed in Irvine, Calif., and is expected to be completed in August 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under a Broad Agency Announcement. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity (N00421-05-D-0046).
Northrop Grumman Corp., Newport News Division, Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $39,600,000 firm-fixed-price delivery order under previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multi-award contract (N00024-04-D-4409) for the Interim Dry-Dock Availability of the USS Minneapolis/St. Paul (SSN 708) for maintenance, repair and alterations. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected to be completed by March 2006. Contract funds in the amount of $5,000,000, will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
DRS Tactical Systems*, Palm Bay, Fla., was awarded on Aug. 8, 2005, a delivery order amount of $22,287,788 as part of a $171,738,447 firm-fixed-price contract for the Force XXI Battle Command Brigade and Below V4 Applique Computer System. Work will be performed in Palm Bay, Fla., and is expected to be completed by July 12, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on July 15, 2005. The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15P7T-04-D-G204).
Alliant Lake City Small Caliber Ammunition Co. L.L.C., Independence, Mo., was awarded on Aug. 5, 2005, a delivery order amount of $17,000,000 as part of an $86,733,068 firm-fixed-price contract for Modernization Equipment at the Lake City Ammunition Plant. Work will be performed in Independence, Mo., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on Nov. 8, 2004. The U.S. Army Field Support Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (DAAA09-99-D-0016).
OGara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring Co., Fairfield, Ohio, was awarded on Aug. 9, 2005, a $6,359,700 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for the Single Handle Door Latch Field Kits for the Up-Armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles. Work will be performed in Fairfield, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2005. 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).
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Tiger Natural Gas*, Tulsa, Okla., is being awarded a maximum $16,861,614 fixed price with economic price adjustment contract for Direct Supply of Natural Gas to Federal Civilian Agencies. Contract Funds will not expire in current fiscal year. Performance completion date is September 30, 2008. There were 167 proposals submitted and 30 responded. The contracting activity is the Defense Energy Supply Center, Fort Belvoir, Va. (SP0600-05-D-7526).