L-3 Communications Integrated Systems, L.P., of Greenville, Texas, was awarded a firm-fixed price contract June 13, 2007, estimated at $2.04 billion for procurement of up to 78 Joint Cargo Aircraft (C-27J Spartan). This includes pilot and loadmaster training, and contractor logistics support for the United States Army and Air Force. The contract consists of three 12-month ordering periods for Low-Rate Initial Production and two 12-month options for Full-Rate Production. Four bids were received under the full and open competition in response to the March 17, 2006, request for proposals. Work in the United States will be performed at Waco, Texas. Aircraft manufacture will occur in Italy. Work is to be completed by June 30, 2012. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-07-0099).
Lockheed Martin Corp., Maritime System and Sensors - Marine Systems, Baltimore Md., is being awarded a $23,163,694 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-98-C-5363) for procurement of the CG Class (Guided Missile Cruisers) modernization
requirements (Ordalt Kits, MK 683s, and Spares). The contract will provide upgrade to the MK 41 Vertical Launching System
Program (CG 53-58 Modernization Program). The CG Modernization Program will provide fabrication, test and delivery of Ordalt Kits, MK 683s and Spares. Work will be performed in Minneapolis, Minn. (82 percent), Baltimore, Md. (18 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2009. 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.
Raytheon Co., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded an $18,548,481 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-06-C-0310) for the infrared marker upgrade for the Full Rate Production (Lot 4 and 5) Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (ATFLIR) pods for the F/A-18C/D and F/A-18E/F aircraft. Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif. (58 percent) and McKinney, Texas (42 percent) and is expected to be completed in November 2009. 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 Dynamics Armament and Technical Products, Burlington, Vt., is being awarded an $8,012,177 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-5103) for production, assembly and testing of eight sets of AEGIS MK 82 Mod 0 Guided Missile Directors and MK 200 Mod 0 Director Controllers, major components of the Aegis Weapons Systems. This modification supports the governments of Australia (75 percent) and Spain (25 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Six MK82/200 sets are for the Commonwealth of Australia Air Warfare Destroyer shipbuilding program and two sets are for the Government of Spain F105 program. The MK82 mounts the antenna assembly on an elevation-over-train pedestal and provides space stabilization for the radar line of sight (LOS). The assembly is capable of motion on two axes, train and elevation (parallel to and normal to the base plane of the director), and is unmanned with start, stop and reset controls remotely located. The director, which is not limited in train or traverse positioning, supplies train and elevation position data and radar LOS rates in traverse and elevation for use by the fire control system computer. Work will be performed in Burlington, Vt., and is expected to be completed by February 2013. 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.