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No: 789-06
August 21, 2006

                                                                                      CONTRACTS

                                                    DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY (DISA)

            AT&T Government Solutions, Inc., Honolulu, Hawaii is being awarded a firm-fixed price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with a base period of six years with up to four one-year options and the maximum ceiling amount of $250,000,000. This contract will provide the primary inter- and intra-base telecommunications services for the Department of Defense (DoD) in the State of Hawaii, providing end-to-end common user switched and dedicated transmission services. Other authorized users may include federal, state, and local agencies. The requirement was solicited and awarded on a full and open competition basis. The solicitation was announced via the Federal Business Opportunities (FEDBIZOPPS) website and two proposals were received. The contractor is a U.S. large business. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization - Pacific (DITCO-Pacific) is the contracting activity (HC1019-06-D-2002).

                                                                                                ARMY

            AICI/Syska/Archirodon L.L.C., Arlington, Va., was awarded on Aug. 18, 2006, a delivery order amount of $69,728,000 as part of a $92,348,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Construction of the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center. Work will be performed in Amman, Jordan, and is expected to be completed by Sept. 4, 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were nine bids solicited on May 30, 2006, and four bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Winchester, Va., is the contracting activity (W912ER-04-D-0001).

            DRS Test and Energy Management Inc., Huntsville, Ala., was awarded on Aug. 18, 2006, a delivery order amount of $6,850,000 as part of a $10,050,000 firm-fixed-price contract for condition-based maintenance plus software and hardware development for the Bradley A3, Abrams, Paladin, and Potentially M113 Vehicles. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Ala., and is expected to be completed by Aug. 31, 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on Aug. 1, 2006. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (DAAE20-03-G-0001).

            Forrester Construction Co., Rockville, Md., was awarded on Aug. 18, 2006, a $6,249,664 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of a Columbarium at Arlington National Cemetery. Work will be performed in Arlington, Va., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 1, 2007. 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 5, 2006, and seven bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore, Md., is the contracting activity (W912DR-06-C-0034).

                                                                                                NAVY

            ATK Missile Systems Co., Integrated Systems Division, Clearwater, Fla., is being awarded a $21,153,751 firm-fixed-priced contract for the procurement of AAR-47(V)2 Missile Approach Warning Set hardware weapons replacement assemblies. This contract consists of 1,196 optical sensor converters with laser warning capabilities; 203 control indicators; and 322 computer processor upgrade kits. Work will be performed in Clearwater, Fla. (48 percent); Austin, Texas (38 percent); Hamamatsu, Japan (9 percent); and Natanya, Israel (6 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2008. Contract funds in the amount of $905,338 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the United States ($20,478,627; 96.8 %) and the governments of Norway ($360,730; 1.7 percent) and the United Kingdom ($314,394; 1.5 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-06-C-0107).

            L-3 Communications Titan Corporation Unidyne Division, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $16,731,438 firm-fixed-price contract for the Service Life Extension Program (SLEP) of the Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 29 and 32. LCAC SLEP extends the service life of the LCAC from 20 to 30 years. LCAC SLEP modifications include repair/refurbishment of the hull, main engine upgrades, installation of a new skirt system, and upgrades to the communication/navigation systems. The LCAC provides heavy lift capability to perform amphibious assaults and operational maneuvers from the sea. LCAC is a high-speed, fully amphibious landing craft capable of carrying a 60-ton payload (75 tons in overload) at speeds in excess of 40 knots and a nominal range of 200 nautical miles. Carrying equipment, troops, and supplies, the LCAC launches from the well deck of an amphibious warship, transits at high speed, traverses the surf zone and lands at a suitable place ashore where it quickly offloads and returns to amphibious shipping for follow-on sorties. This contract includes options for SLEP of the LCAC 31, 48, and 33, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $40,033,424. Work will be performed at Assault Craft Unit Five, Camp Pendleton, Calif., and is expected to be completed by August 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website with 29 proposals solicited and two offers received. The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N55236-06-C-0001).

            BME & Sons, Inc.*, Barrigada, Guam, is being awarded a not to exceed $14,211,970 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity painting contract for interior and exterior painting of various facilities in the Territory of Guam. The work to be performed provides for all labor, safety controls, transportation, materials, equipment, and supervision necessary to perform interior and exterior painting, surface preparation on previously painted and unpainted buildings, application of new paint, taping and spackling work, replacement of caulking and puttying, repair of flashing/sheet-metal, repair of concrete cracks and spalls, cutting/trimming of trees and shrubs (obstructing performance of work), painting of pavement markings, and incidental related work at various military facilities. Work will be performed throughout the Territory of Guam, and work is expected to be completed by August 2007(August 2011 with options). Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured as a HUBZone set-aside via the NAVFAC e-solicitation website with six offers received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Marianas, Guam, is the contracting activity (N40192-06-D-2582).

                                                                                           AIR FORCE

            Call Henry Inc., Titusville, Fla., is being awarded a $8,635,402 cost-plus-award fee, cost-plus-fixed fee and cost-reimbursable no fee contract modification. This contract is for centralized management, operation, maintenance, repair, upgrade, and launch support for critical range and launch facilities and infrastructure supporting range transmitting, and receiving sites, launch pads, spacecraft clean rooms, processing facilities, and Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE). The major elements include cranes, hoists, mechanical systems, pressure vessels, towers, and elevators; operation of Vandenberg power plants and power generators; and on-site support for launch activities such as operation and monitoring the South Vandenberg Poser Plant during launch activities. At this time, no funds have been obligated. This work will be complete September 2007. 30th Space Wing, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (F04610-04-C-0004/P00019).

                                                     DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY

            The MER-DuPont Titanium Consortium, Tucson, Ariz., was awarded on August 17, 2006, a $3,800,000 increment of a $5,700,000 technology investment agreement to design, build and demonstrate an electrolyzer to produce low-cost titanium from titanium oxide. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (88 percent) and Wilmington, Del. (12 percent) and will be completed in August 2008. Funds will not expire at the end of this fiscal year. DARPA issued a solicitation in Federal Business Opportunities on February 8, 2005, and over 100 proposals were received. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (HR0011-06-3-0007).

* Small Business