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No: 1055-05
October 18, 2005

CONTRACT

DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY

Northrop Grumman Corp., Integrated Systems, San Diego, Calif., was awarded on Oct. 17, 2005, a $419,520 increment of a $56,485,853 other transaction for prototypes agreement to continue work on the X-47B Joint Unmanned Combat Air Systems program. The agreement funds the first 11 months of a revised program plan that includes full carrier suitability testing and mission functionality demonstrations including electronic support measures and multi-ship operations, and reduces the number of aircraft to be built from three to two. This agreement replaces the agreement awarded Aug. 18, 2004, and covers the X-47B program as it transitions to Joint Program Office management at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (73 percent); Palmdale, Calif. (10 percent); East Hartford, Conn. (7 percent); St. Louis, Mo. (5 percent); Grand Rapids, Mich. (1 percent); Santa Ana, Calif. (1 percent); Torrance, Calif. (2 percent); Costa Mesa, Calif. (1 percent); and other locations, and will be completed in September 2006, at which time a follow-on award is planned to complete the program through December 2011. Funds will expire at the end of this fiscal year. This is a follow-on to a competitive award. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (HR0011-06-9-0001).

NAVY

Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Pittsburgh, Pa., is being awarded a $279,237,437 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Schenectady, N.Y. (50 percent) and Pittsburgh, Pa. (50 percent). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. Work completion date or additional information is not provided on Naval nuclear propulsion program contracts. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-06-C-2106).

Campbell-Ewald, Warren, Mich., is being awarded firm fixed price contract in the amount of $91,926,443 to provide services in support of the Navy Recruiting Command's Navy Recruitment Advertising program. The contract contains four option periods, which if exercised, would bring the total estimated value of the contract to $468,558,820. Work will be performed in Warren, Mich., and is expected to be completed by November 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was awarded through full and open competition, with two offers received. The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk, Philadelphia Division is the contracting activity (N00140-06-D-0005).

Raytheon Technical Services Co., Government Sales, Las Vegas, Nev., is being awarded an $84,540,430 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-award-fee contract (N61339-00-D-0001) to exercise an option for life cycle contractor support services for Tactical Engagement, Instrumentation and Ranges training devices and systems supported by the Program Executive Office for Simulation Training and Instrumentation. The services include operations, maintenance, supply, life cycle sustainment, integration, and engineering support services. Work will be performed at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, Calif. (59 percent); various sites located worldwide (17 percent); Joint Multi-National Readiness Center, Hohenfels, Germany (17 percent); and the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, La. (7 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2007. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Ship Systems (Avondale Operations), New Orleans, La., is being awarded a $50,705,631 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-01-C-2224, for additional long lead-time materials in support of two Amphibious Transport Dock Ships, LPD 22 and LPD 23. The contractor will procure long lead material necessary to prepare for construction of LPD 22 and LPD 23. The effort will include not only procurement but also inspection, testing, storing and maintaining long-lead material. Contractor will perform material sourcing, material ordering, vendor interface and material quality assurance. Limited advance construction activities for LPD 22 are also included. Work will be performed in New Orleans, La. (88 percent), Pascagoula, Miss. (12 percent), and is expected to be completed by January 2010. 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.

McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded an estimated $39,622,281 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for upgrades for the AV-8B Weapons System through a series of spiral System Configuration Set (SCS) developments. In addition, the contract provides for investigation and documentation of current system anomalies, design and integration of system upgrades to include avionics and weapons, and development verification and validation of support software associated with these upgrades, which includes design and development and fleet utilization. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. (95 percent) and China Lake, Calif. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2010. Contract funds in the amount of $178,000 will 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-0068).

L-3 Communications, Link Simulation & Training, Arlington, Texas, is being awarded a $13,360,500 ceiling-priced modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-05-D-0012) to exercise an option for up to 2,000 Flight Instructor hours on a Boeing 737 Next Generation Aircraft to serve as an E-6B In-Flight Trainer. Work will be performed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, Okla., and is expected to be completed in October 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Boeing Aerospace Operations, Oklahoma City, Okla., is being awarded an estimated value $8,489,627 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-priced, time and materials, cost-reimbursement contract (N00019-01-C-0066) for the procurement of spare parts for the E-6 platform and for the repair, modification and return to ready-for-issue E-6 platform components, including the reduction of a repair of repairable (ROR) backlog and replenishment of wartime spare kits to wartime sparing levels. Work will be performed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, Okla., and is expected to be completed in December 2005. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.

Brown & Roe Services Corp., Virginia Beach, Va., is being awarded a not to exceed $6,859,548 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for ready-mix concrete requirements at U.S. Naval Base, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. The work to be performed provides for all labor, management, supervision, tools, materials, equipment, engineering, and transportation necessary to produce and deliver ready mixed concrete, coarse and fine aggregates and materials testing services to specific sites. The total contract amount is not to exceed $6,859,548 or 60 months (base period and four option years), whichever occurs first. Work will be performed in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and work is expected to be completed by November 2006 (November 2010 with options). Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the NAVFAC e-solicitation website with one offer received. The Resident Officer in Charge of Construction, Guantanamo Bay Cuba under the cognizance of Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N62470-05-D-7300).

ARMY

Siemens Power Transmission & Distribution, Wendell, N.C., was awarded on Oct. 11, 2005, a $50,530,181 firm-fixed-price contract for Electrical Equipment Necessary for the Expansion/Rehabilitation of Several Basrah Cluster Pump Stations. Work will be performed in Iraq, and is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were an unknown number of bids solicited via the World Wide Web on June 8, 2005, and ten bids were received. The Joint Contracting Command, Baghdad, Iraq, is the contracting activity (W91GXY-06-C-0002).

Honeywell International Inc., Minneapolis, Minn., was awarded on Oct. 13, 2005, a $5,465,000 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for Spare Parts for the CH-47 Helicopter. Work will be performed in Minneapolis, Minn., and is expected to be completed by March 30, 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on Aug. 17, 2004. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-05-C-0333).

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