The Applied Research Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University (ARL/PSU), State College, Pa., is being awarded a $444,876,657 modification under previously awarded sole source, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, task order contract (N00024-02-D-6604) to exercise an option for approximately 3,420,900 staff hours of research and development and specialized engineering support. The initial task order issued under this modification is $48,647,973 for 341,216 staff hours of effort in support of Navy requirements. This contract option exercise will provide research and development, test and evaluation and specialized engineering capabilities in the areas of advanced guidance and navigation, thermal propulsion, advanced hydrodynamics and hydroacoustics, advanced materials and manufacturing sciences, and advanced atmospheric and undersea communications. These capabilities have been established and maintained at ARL/PSU over time and are determined essential to the Navy’s needs. Work will be performed in State College, Pa., and is expected to be completed by October 2011. Contract funds used for the initial task order will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $20,752,191 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-04-C-3146) for additional technical, financial, and administrative services in support of the System Development and Demonstration Phase of the Multi-mission Maritime Aircraft. Work will be performed in Windsor Locks, Conn. (50 percent), Seattle, Wash. (30 percent), and Rockford, Ill. (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2012. 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.
Longbow L.L.C., Orlando, Fla., was awarded on May 31, 2006, a $125,800,109 firm-fixed-price contract for production of fire control radars for the AH-64D Apache helicopter. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2010. 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 Aviation and Missile Command, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-06-C-0134).
SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND
General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products of Burlington, Vt., is being awarded a $23,558,000 five year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity contract for the purchase of the Advanced Lightweight Grenade Launcher in support of the Special Operations Command. The work will be performed in Saco, Maine, and is expected to be completed by 2011. This contract will be awarded through the authority of FAR 6.302-1 and 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1). The contract number will be H92222-06-D-0008.