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No: 0089-08
February 04, 2008
CONTRACTS
 
AIR FORCE
 
            Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. of Boulder, Colo. is being awarded a indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for $42,000,000 for research and development under BAA entitled “Laser Effects Vulnerability Research” (LEVR). This effort shall balance both analytical modeling and experimental tasks to accurately predict the effects of lasers on various threat targets. Laser vulnerability assessments on space, tactical/ground, and missiles, systems, subsystems and components shall be completed to accurately predict the consequences of lasers interaction with these targets. This effort shall mature and enhance current capabilities by developing and improving AFRL’s Missile Assessment Center Codes and databases, research the vulnerability of the aforementioned systems and subsystems, and assess the lethality of potential laser weapon concepts against these systems.   At this time $640,521 has been obligated. Det 8, AFRL/RDKP, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., is the contracting activity (FA9451-08-D-0161).
 
ARMY
 
            Raytheon Co. Integrated Defense Co., Bedford, Mass., was awarded on Jan. 30, 2008, a cost-plus-fixed-fee, level-of-effort contract for FY08 engineering services contract option award.  Work will be performed in Burlington, Mass., Huntsville, Ala., Andover, Mass., Tewksbury, Mass., El Paso, Texas, and Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by Jan. 9, 2009.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  One bid was solicited on Aug. 26, 2003, and one bid was received.  The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity W31P4Q-04-C-0020.
 
            General Atomics Aeronautical System, San Diego, Calif., was awarded on Jan. 31, 2008, a $30,911,160 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for logistics support for I-GNAT, Warrior Alpha and Sky Warrior Block 0 unmanned aircraft systems.  Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2009.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  One bid was solicited on Dec. 14, 2007, and one bid was received.  The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity W58RGZ-08-C-0082.
 
            Kalmar Rt Center, LLC, Cibolo, Texas, was awarded on Jan. 31, 2008, a $29,443,930 firm-fixed price contract for the production of an additional 69 Rough Terrain Container Handlers and miscellaneous hardware and services.  Work will be performed in Lidhult, Sweden, and is expected to be completed by Mar. 31, 2009.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Bids were solicited via Sole Source on Jan. 29, 2007, and one bid was received.  The U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity W56HZ-07-C-0160.
 
            Norfolk Dredging Co., Chesapeake, Va., was awarded on Feb. 1, 2008, a $6,023,010 firm-fixed price contract for maintenance projects on a naval vessel’s entrance channel, turning basin, destroyer slip, carrier basin and Pier C-2.  Work will be performed in Brevard County, Fla., and is expected to be completed by Jul. 30, 2008.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  Ten bids were solicited on Dec. 7, 2007, and three were received.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville, Fla., is the contracting activity W912EP-08-C-0004.
 
NAVY
            Alion Science and Technology, Chicago, Ill., is being awarded a $9,842,720 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for research and development activities associated with the development of Integrated Power Systems Advanced Modules and Conceptual Engineering/Ship Implementation. The Contractor will develop shipboard electrical system architectures and characterize Next Generation Integrated Power System components. Work will be performed in Annapolis, Md., and is expected to be completed by Jan. 2013.   Contract funds in the amount of $162,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via Broad Agency Announcement; 68 white papers were received, 19 proposals were requested, and 18 awards have been made. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-08-C-4201).
 
            DRS Sensors & Targeting Systems, Inc., Infrared Technology Division, Dallas Texas, is being awarded a $6,458,338 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for an advanced research and development effort to develop, demonstrate, and deliver a new and Innovative Active Passive Sensor System based o their HgCdTe electron avalanche photodiode focal plane array technology. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas, and work is expected to be completed Feb. 2012. Contract funds will not expire by the end of the current fiscal year.   This contract was competitively procured under NRL Broad Agency Announcement 05-01 request for Proposal Number N000173-06-C-SK08, with one offer received. The Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N000173-08-C-2044).
 
            FMW Composite Systems, Inc., Bridgeport, W.V., is being awarded a $6,368,451 firm- fixed-price Delivery Order # 0004 under previously awarded contract (M67854-05-D-5004) for 149 Ground Expedient Refueling Systems and associated training and spares. Work will be performed in Bridgeport, W.V., and work is expected to be completed by Feb 2009. Contract funds will not expire by the end of the current fiscal year. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.

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