The Air Force is modifying an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with General Electric Aircraft Engines of Cincinnati, Ohio, for a maximum of $185,000,000. The Versatile, Affordable, Advanced Turbine Engine Program is a joint DoD/NASA/DOE industry effort to develop revolutionary and innovative technologies by the 2017 timeframe that will permit an order of magnitude increase in turbo-propulsion affordability over the year 2000 state-of the-art technology. This effort focuses mainly on Phase II of the VAATE program with some smaller efforts for Phase III. Phase II and III efforts will focus on technologies that address strike/ persistent engagement, multi-mission mobility, persistent agile combat support, enterprise and platform enablers, responsive space access, agile combat support /enterprise and platform enablers, air superiority/protection. At this time $801,000 has been obligated. Det 1 AFRL/PKPB, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-09-D-2922).
Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems of Warner Robbins, Ga., is being awarded a firm fixed price, time and materials contract for an estimated $8,556,400. This action is for exercise option for Lot 4 of the UH-1H upgrade modification to include engine overhaul and installation, both group A & B kits as well as installation, pre-modification aircraft repair and data. At this time all funds have been obligated. 580 ACSG/GFKAB, Robins AFB, Ga., is the contracting activity (F09603-01-D-0207-009839).
The Air Force is modifying a firm fixed price contract with Lockheed Martin Co., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., of Marietta, Ga., for $6,123,675. This action is exercise of option for installation of five C-5 avionics modernization program kits onto the C-5 aircraft. At this time all funds have been obligated. 716th AESG/PK, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-98-C-0006, Modification P00215).
The Air Force is modifying a cost plus award fee contract with Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., of San Diego, Calif., for $5,962,924. This contract action will provide extension of engineering, manufacturing and development activities in support of the Global Hawk program for one month. At this time all funds have been obligated. 303 AESG/SYK, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-01-C-4600, P00282).
Tetra Tech NUS, Inc., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a not to exceed $14,256,722 cost-plus-award-fee task order modification under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity architect-engineer contract (N62470-08-D-1001) for comprehensive long-term environmental action. The work to be performed provides for continuing environmental site assessment which includes sampling residences’ tap water and soil, and analysis; conduct air sampling activities and laboratory analysis; obtain GPS coordinates for residential properties in Italy, and perform point of entry tap water mitigation study. Work will be performed in Naples, Italy and is expected to be completed by September 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Facilities Engineering command, Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $14,000,000 ceiling-priced delivery order against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N68335-06-G-0024) for the procurement of 72 F/A-18F peculiar support equipment items for the F/A-18 Royal Australian Air Force fleet under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. and is expected to be completed in December 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J. is the contracting activity.
Swiftships Shipbuilders, LLC, Morgan City, La., is being awarded a $13,414,450 firm-fixed price contract for the design and construction of two 28 meter coastal patrol craft for the government of Egypt. The coastal patrol craft is used for coastal surveillance, search and rescue, response to emergency situations, and security assistance. Work will be performed in Morgan City, La., and is expected to completed by May 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-09-C-2210).
Solpac Construction, Inc., dba Soltek Pacific Construction Co., San Diego, Calif, , is being awarded $12,269,057 for firm-fixed price task order #0006 under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract (N62473-08-D-8615) for design and construction for repairs to a hangar at Naval Air Station, Lemoore, Calif. The work to be performed provides for repairs and alterations to restore the hangar’s functionality and provides fire protection related upgrades in compliance with current Department of Defense standards. The task order also contains one unexercised option, which if exercised would increase cumulative task order value to $12,394,057. Work will be performed in Lemoore, Calif., and is expected to be completed by August 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Three proposals were received for this task order. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity.
McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $6,480,176 order against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-05-G-0026) for tasks associated with conducting a structural life assessment program for the T-45 airframe and landing gear. Work will be performed in Hazelwood, Mo., and is expected to be completed in September 2011. Contract funds in the amount of $2,750,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.
Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding – Newport News, Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $6,457,805 cost-plus-fixed fee, level of effort contract modification to previously awarded contract (N62793-07-C-0001) for continuation of FY09 advance planning efforts to prepare and make ready for the defueling and inactivation of the USS Enterprise and its reactor plants. This effort will provide for all advanced planning, shipchecks, design, documentation, engineering, procurement, fabrication and preliminary shipyard or support facility work. This contract modification also includes options for additional advance planning efforts through FY10-13 of Enterprise, and an option for FY13 advance planning efforts for inactivation of the Surface Ship Support Barge. The total estimated amount if all options are exercised is $282,021,379. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected to completed by Sept. 30, 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $6,457,805 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, Newport News, Va., is the contracting activity.