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No: 186-08
March 10, 2008
            Bahrain Maritime and Merchantile International, Sitra, Bahrain, is being awarded a maximum $2,801,334,120 firm fixed price, prime vendor contract for supply and distribution of food and non-food products.  Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and other approved customers located in the Middle East countries of Bahrain, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. This proposal was originally Web solicited with 5 responses.  This contract is exercising its first term option period. Date of performance completion is March 10, 2009.  The contracting activity is Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa. (SPM300-08-D-3131).
            Lockheed Martin Space Systems Corp. in Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a firm fixed price contract for $350,000,000. This action is for the Space Based Infrared Systems (SBIRS) Geostationary Earth Orbit satellite 3 (GEO 3) and Highly Elliptical Earth Orbit payload 3 (HEO 3) long-lead effort. The intent of the letter contract is to maintain the best possible GEO 3 and HEO 3 delivery dates for replenishment of strategic missile warning satellites and payloads. In addition, the letter contract facilitates the retention of critical payload engineering skills required to start the long lend redesign activities. At this time $175,000,000 has been obligated. Space Based Infrared Systems, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8810-08-C-0002).
            Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Integrated Systems Air Combat Systems in San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a fixed price incentive firm target contract for $73,590,137. This action will provide long lead parts/advance procurement for the following low rate initial production Lot 7 items: three multi platform-radar technology insertion program sensors. At this time $33,890,137 has been obligated. 303 AESG/PK, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-08-C-4015).
            General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Inc., was awarded on March 7, 2008, a $87,751,597 basic ordering agreement with firm-fixed price delivery orders contract for the small caliber ammunition second source prime contractor for the production of small arms ammunition.. Work will be performed in St. Petersburg, Fla., and is expected to be completed by Aug 23, 2010. 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 Jan. 18, 2005, and two bids were received. The Headquarters, U.S. Army Field Support Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity W52P1J-05-G-0002.
            General Dynamics Land Systems, Inc., Sterling Heights, Mich., was awarded on March 6, 2008, a $15,702,348 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for system technical support for the Abrams Tank Program to include modification work order hardware and installation, supply support, contingency operations and field service representative. Work will be performed in Sterling Heights, Mich., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one bid solicited on June 8, 2006, and one bid was received. The U.S. Army Tank-automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity W56HZV-07-C-0046.
            Charpie-Sollitt Joint Venture, Chicago, was awarded on March 7, 2008, a $6,001,000 firm-fixed price contract for construction of regional training facility medical, Fort McCoy, Wis. Work will be performed at Fort McCoy, Wis., and is expected to be completed by Aug. 29, 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were an unknown number of bids solicited via FedBizOpps on Dec. 6, 2007, and four bids were received. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, Louisville, Ky., is the contracting activity W912QR-08-C-001.
            Kollmorgen Corporation, Electro-Optical Division, Northampton, Mass., is being awarded a $6,827,132 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-6227) for nine Virginia Class Universal Modular Mast (UMM) Systems. The UMM Program provides for the development and acquisition of a non-hull penetrating mast that serves as a lifting mechanism for five sensor configurations on the Virginia Class and SSGN Class submarines: the Photonics Mast (PM), the Multi-Function Mast, the Integrated Electronic Mast, the High Data Rate Mast and the Photonics Mast Variant. Each sensor is mounted on a UMM. Work will be performed in Northampton, Mass. (20 percent) and Bologna, Italy (80 percent), and work is expected to be completed by November 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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