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No: 876-08
October 17, 2008
            Bechtel National Inc, San Francisco, Calif., was awarded Oct. 15, 2008, a $563,473,000 cost plus incentive fee contract. This modification is for the balance of construction of the Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant. Work will be performed in Pueblo, Colo., with an estimated and completion date of Dec 31, 2023. Bids solicited were via the Web and two bids were received. U.S. Army Sustainment Command, Rock Island, Ill., is the contracting activity (DAAA09-02-D-0025).
            Evolved Machines Federal Contracting Inc, West Palm Beach, Fla., was awarded Oct. 15, 2008, a $8,884,907 cost contract for model, design and development of a novel sensor inspired by a canine’s olfactory system. Work will be performed in Evolved Machines, West Palm Beach, Fla., California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif., Cogniscent, North Grafton, Mass., iSense, Urbana, Ill., Monell, Philadelphia, Pa., Northrop Grumman, Baltimore, Md., Penn State University, State College, Pa., University of Miami, Miami, Fla., Temple University and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa., with an estimated and completion date of Jan. 14, 2009. Bids solicited were via the Web and one bid was received. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (HR0011-09-C-0013).
            BMAR & Associates, Hopkinsville, Ky., was awarded Oct. 11, 2008, a $6,181,140 firm fixed price contract for operations and maintenance services for International Medical Center, Cairo, Egypt. Work will be performed in Egypt, with an estimated and completion date of Aug 17, 2011. One bid was solicited and one bid was received. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Transatlantic Program Center, Winchester, Va., is the contracting activity (W912ER-09-C-0001).
            The Air Force is modifying a cost plus award fee contract with Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., of Littleton, Colo., for $19,865,511. The purpose of this modification is to definitize the Undefinitized Contract Action (UCA). Under Assured Access to Space (AATS) FY08 this action by Lockheed Martin will perform supply chain management and technological improvement task to minimize the risk of launch failure by establishing subcontracts with common suppliers and addressing new capabilities to support the upcoming government launches. These projects include lithium ion battery development for flight safety and development of a replacement resin for solid rocket boosters. Any delay in these projects will have detrimental effects to mission capability and schedule. At this time all funds have been obligated. Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Space Launch and Range Systems Material Wing (LR), LA AFB, El Segundo, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8816-06-C-0002, P00095).
            The Air Force is modifying a fixed price with cost reimbursable CLINS contract by exercising an option with DTS Aviation Services, Inc., of Fort Worth, Texas, for $14,045,401. This action will exercise option year six, will provide aircraft backshop maintenance, munitions, and equipment support for the Air Armament Center and for Air Armamanet and Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C41) Systems Testing for a 12-month period. At this time $12,840,255 has been obligated. 96 CONS/MSCB, Eglin AFB, Fla., is the contracting activity (F08651-02-C-0085, Modification P00054).
            The Air Force is modifying a cost plus fixed fee contract with Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., of McLean, Va., for $9,995,999.88. This action will provide for systems engineering and integration support to the Military Satellite Communications Wing, Space and Missile Systems Center, in support of the Global Broadcast Services Program and the Joint Terminal Engineering Office through 21 Oct. 2009. At this time $1,740,630 has been obligated. Space and Missiles Systems Center, Military Satellite Communications Systems Wing, El Segundo, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8808-08-F-0003, P00010).
            Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, Md., is being awarded a $14,333,113 modification to a previously awarded cost plus fixed fee, research and development contract (N66001-06-C-8005) to develop a modular design, fully functional 22 degree of freedom prosthetic for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program. This modification will increase the first option period costs to fund additional functionality and clinical transition of prototypes, as well as additional tasking related to FDA Regulatory Requirements.  The program’s focus is to develop an advanced neurally controlled upper extremity prosthesis capable of restoring full motor and sensory functions, and perform as a native limb to the injured warfighter.  The program supports the effort that will ultimately result in a superior prosthetic device for disabled warfighters.  The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific), Biosciences Division, is responsible for, and tasked with, the daily management of the program.  The cumulative value of this contract, including this modification, is $72,452,451.  Primary work will be performed in Maryland, and subcontractor facilities as required.  The period of performance to complete phase two of the option award, which includes this modification, is from Oct. 17, 2008 through Jan. 30, 2010.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was approved under the Broad Agency Announcement for this procurement and was publicized through the Federal Business Opportunities, Government-wide Point of Entry.  The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity.
            McDonnell Douglas Corp., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $11,243,728 firm fixed price, definite delivery definite quantity modification under a previously awarded delivery order contract (N00383-06-D-001J-0005) for active electronically scanned array (AESA) spares used on the F/A-18/E/F/G APG radar system. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., (40 percent); and El Segundo, Calif., (60 percent), and work is expected to be completed by May 2011. Contract funds will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured.  The Naval Inventory Control Point is the contracting activity.

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