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No: 1339-07
November 21, 2007
            The Air Force is awarding a cost plus fixed fee, firm fixed price contract to the following contractors: Northrop Grumman of Carson, Calif. And Raytheon Company of Aurora, Colo. For $160,000,000 (Northrop Grumman) and $159,759,839 (Raytheon). This action provides for Global Positioning Systems Next Generation Ground Control Segment (GPS) OCX), Phase A. Phase A is the risk reduction effort which includes trade studies, requirements definition and engineering model development. At this time $16,000,000 has been obligated. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8807-08-C-0001, FA8807-08-C-0003).
            MPC Containment Systems, Ltd. of  Chicago, Ill. is being awarded a firm-fixed price contract for $24,150,000. This action provides for the 50K and 210K Collapsible Fuel Tanks.  The 50,000 and 210,000 gallon collapsible fuel tanks (fuel bladders) are used to store and service various types of fuel which support aircraft and ground support equipment to meet mission requirements at deployed austere locations through the world. This is a five year, firm fixed price, requirements type contract to purchase a best estimated quantity of 330 50K collapsible fuel tanks and 225 210K collapsible fuel tanks. At this time no funds have been obligated. 642 CBSG/GBKBB, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (FA8533-08-D-0001).
            Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. of Ga., is being awarded a firm-fixed price contract modification for $6,845,066. This effort is for the FAA-certified installation of the Northrop Grumman NEMESSIS AN/AAQ-24 (V) DIRCM system on the five Air Force C-37A lease aircraft. At this time all funds have been obligated. 655 AESS/PK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (F33657-00-C-0038/P00123).
            Northrop Grumman, Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $19,677,937 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for repair of 44 line items of navigation and communication equipment that are part of the ALR-66/606, ALR-67, and APR39 hardware used on various aircraft. Work will be performed in Rolling Meadows, Ill., and work is expected to be completed by October 2009. Contract funds will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Inventory Control Point, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N00383-07-D-017G).
            Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $13,800,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive/award-fee contract (N00019-06-C-0291) to conduct pre-production manufacturing assistance and planning tasks to ensure sufficient subcontractor technical knowledge to support the F-35 II Lightening Joint Strike Fighter production ramp rate. Work will be performed El Segundo, Calif. (72 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (14 percent); and Preston, United Kingdom (14 percent) and is expected to be completed in November 2008. 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.
            Northrop Grumman Space Mission Systems Corp., Van Nuys, Calif., is being awarded an $8,335,091 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide for U.S. and U.K. TRIDENT Flight test data collection, planning, support, and refresh of the radars used to collect the data. Work will be performed in Los Angeles, Calif. (37 percent); Arlington, Va. (7 percent); Van Nuys, Calif. (2 percent); Huntington Beach, Calif. (4 percent); Pleasant Hill, Calif. (2 percent), and Huntsville, Ala. (1 percent), and work is expected to be completed September 2008. Contract funds in the amount of $4,363,048 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was a sole source acquisition. Strategic Systems Programs, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (N00030-08-C-0005).
            SIGCOM, Inc. of Greensboro, North Carolina, is being awarded a $6,633,771 cost-plus-fixed-fee sole source contract to operate and maintain existing and planned video teleconferencing facilities in multiple Missile Defense Agency locations. The work will be performed at the Missile Defense Agency offices in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area; Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado; Huntsville, Alabama; Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico; and Fort Greely, Alaska. The period of performance is from Nov. 2007 through Nov. 2008.  Contract funds of $379,359 will expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Missile Defense Agency, Washington, D.C. is the contracting activity (HQ0006-08-C-0004). FY 07 research and development funds of $359,359 and FY 08 research and development funds of $776,000 will be used. The contract will be incrementally funded, and at award obligations will total $1,135,359.

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