McCann Erickson, New York, is being awarded an estimated $1.35 billion firm-fixed price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for the planning and implementation of advertising, promotional and publicity programs to support all recruiting and retention programs for the active-duty Army and the U.S. Army Reserve. This includes a full range of services from developing a tactical advertising strategy to producing advertising using numerous communications methods including television, radio, print and Internet site, direct marketing, promotions, and events. The Request For Proposals was released Aug. 8, 2005 under full and open competition. Work will be performed at McCann Erickson in New York City and is estimated to be completed by Dec. 6, 2011 based on a five year contract with the performance period consisting of a base period of two years and three one year options. The Communications-Electronics Life Cycle Management Command Acquisition Center at Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity. Army Public Affairs can be reached at (703) 697-2564. (W15P7T-06-D-C002)
Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded a $96,455,946 ceiling-priced modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-05-D-0003) to exercise an option for the development, testing, and incorporation of enhanced precision targeting in support of the AN/APS-137D(V)5 radar system. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and is expected to be completed in November 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.
General Electric Aircraft Engines, General Electric Co., Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $49,184,773 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-priced contract (N00019-03-C-0361) for sustaining engineering, component improvement program efforts, integrated logistics support, and depot material management for fiscal 2006 for the F414 engine. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., and is expected to be completed in November 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.