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No: 1211-05
November 21, 2005



Northrop Grumman Corp., Melbourne, Fla., is being awarded a $532,000,000 cost reimbursement fixed price contract to procure improvements, which will increase the performance capability, reliability and maintainability of the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System aircraft. This effort will include: engineering services tasks may be requested for analyses, studies, systems engineering, planning, prototyping, qualifications/test, training, and flight test infrastructure for proposed upgrades and improvements; systems engineering, design, development, manufacturing, installation, test and demonstrations, production and retrofit, engineering change proposals, documentation, time compliance technical orders, logistics support and sustainment, simulation of solution. Initial operator training, and other improvement effort; some of the projected efforts would be focused on communications, navigation, surveillance, air traffic management, mobile target tracking, joint tactical radio systems, advanced radar systems, and capability for airborne networking. The Air Force can issue tasks order totaling up to the maximum amount indicated above, although actual requirements may necessitate less than the amount above. This work will be complete in December 2011. At this time, no funds have been obligated. Solicitations began in August 2005 with one proposal received. The Headquarters Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity; public affairs contact is Chuck Paone, (781) 377-5078 (FA8708-06-D-0001).


BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P., York, Pa., was awarded on Nov. 17, 2005, a $57,969,490 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for refurbishment of M109A5 Self-Propelled Howitzers. Work will be performed in York, Pa. (90 percent), Lemont Furnace, Pa. (9 percent), and Aiken, S.C. (1 percent), 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 Aug. 14, 2002. The Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (DAAE20-02-C-0134).


The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $23,988,461 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-04-C-3146) for development of unmanned aerial vehicle control software, classification aids software and CAD models for the multi-mission maritime aircraft. Work will be performed in Seattle, Wash., and is expected to be completed in September 2011. 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.

Honeywell Defense & Space Electronics Systems, Teterboro, N.J., is being awarded a $12,212,651 firm-fixed-priced contract for 59 Inertial Test Reference System production units to be used to test precision inertial subsystems weapon replaceable assemblies and shop replaceable assemblies. Work will be performed at Teterboro, N.J. (58 percent); Coon Rapids, Minn. (40 percent); and Medford, N.Y.(2 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-06-C-0056).


Bomnflot Atlantic, LLC*, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a maximum $18,469,854 fixed price with economic price adjustment contract for the delivery of fuel oil burner #4 and fuel oil burner #5. Using service is the Navy. Proposals were web-solicited and 43 responded. This is a five-year contract. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Performance completion date is July 31, 2010. The contracting activity is the Defense Energy Support Center, Fort Belvoir, Va. (SP0600-05-D-4052).

* Small Business

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