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No: 711-10
August 10, 2010

CONTRACTS

 NAVY

                 Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with an estimated value of $77,655,380 for the procurement of 121 AN/AAQ-24(V) 25 Guardian laser transmitter assemblies for installation on CH-53D, CH-53E, and CH-46E helicopters, including associated technical data.  The guardian laser transmitter assembly, a component of the large aircraft infrared countermeasures, is a next-generation directable laser-based countermeasures system for protecting helicopters and some fixed-wing aircraft from man-portable air defense systems.  Work will be performed in Rolling Meadows, Ill. (39 percent); Edinburgh, Scotland (16.8 percent); Goleta, Calif. (10 percent); Blacksburg, Va. (9.4 percent); Boulder, Colo. (7.1 percent); Dallas, Texas (5.5 percent); Lewisburg, Tenn. (2 percent); Apopka, Fla. (1.8 percent); Woodland Hills, Calif. (1.3 percent); Tampa, Fla. (1 percent); Santa Clara, Calif. (1 percent); Melbourne, Fla. (1 percent); Wheeling, W.V. (1 percent); and various locations throughout the U.S. (3.1 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2012.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-10-C-0080).

                 Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Mass., is being awarded a $59,385,135 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-05-C-5346) for CVN 78 dual-band radar (DBR) common array power system (CAPS) and common array cooling system (CACS) efforts.  The purpose of this modification is to procure factory assembly, integration, and test of one ship set of CAPS, one ship set of CACS, CVN 78 DBR unique components, and whole-life engineering products for the CVN 78 DBR.  These efforts are required in order to meet the CVN 78 ship construction in-yard-need-dates at the receiving shipyard to ensure that critical production schedules are maintained for the CVN 78 program.  Work will be performed in Andover, Mass. (72.6 percent); Sudbury, Mass. (22 percent); Portsmouth, R.I. (2.3 percent); Tewksbury, Mass. (2.1 percent); and Falls Church, Va. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by November 2013.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

                 Engineered Arresting Systems Corp., Aston, Pa., is being awarded a $20,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the acquisition of interim contractor logistics support for the M31 arresting gear system, which will include management; logistics; administration; spares; maintenance; configuration management; depot rework and repair; training; engineering support; web site support and phone support as production units are fielded.  Work will be performed in Aston, Pa., and is expected to be completed in December 2010.  Contract funds in the amount of $926,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1.  The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-10-D-0011).

                 Ewing Construction Co. Inc.*, Corpus Christi, Texas, is being awarded a $10,325,000 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of rotor blade processing facility at NAS Corpus Christi, Texas.  The work performed provides for labor, materials and equipment for design and construction of an addition to existing Building 49.  Work will be performed in Corpus Christi, Texas, and is expected to be completed by October 2011.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online Web site, with five proposals received.  The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southeast, Jacksonville, Fla. is the contracting activity (N69450-10-C-0789).

                 DCS Corp.*, Alexandria, Va., is being awarded an $8,010,077 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N68936-05-D-0002) to provide additional weapons system integration services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division’s integrated product teams and weapons support facilities.  The estimated level of effort for this modification is 114,800 man-hours.  Work will be performed in China Lake, Calif. (90 percent), and Pt. Mugu, Calif. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2010.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., is the contracting activity.

                 The Gyro House*, Auburn, Calif., is being awarded a $6,606,775 firm-fixed-price order via the General Services Administration (GSA) schedule for the procurement of 1,462 Garmin GPSMAP 696 units for the Army (789) and Navy (673).  The order also provides for the procurement of 293 GPSMAP 696/695 e-learning program CD-ROMs for the Army (158) and Navy (135).  Work will be performed in Auburn, Calif., and is expected to be completed in June 2011.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via a request for quotes under a GSA schedule E-buy; five firms were solicited and one offer was received.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-10-F-0010).

 ARMY

                 GM GDLS Defense Group, LLC, Sterling Heights, Mich., was awarded on Aug. 5 a $20,029,812 firm-fixed-price contract.  This contract action cuts the modified hull design (double-V hull), into an additional 78 vehicles and revises the obligated amount for the production cut-in of the double-V hull, into the previous 281 vehicles.  The double-V hull is an integrated solution that provides improved protection levels to support operations in the Operation Enduring Freedom area of responsibility.  Work is to be performed in London, Ontario, Canada (50 percent), and Anniston, Ala. (50 percent), with an estimated completion date of Feb. 22, 2012.  One bid was solicited with one bid received.  TACOM, CCTA-AIP, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-07-D-M112).

                 General Tactical Vehicles, Sterling Heights, Mich., was awarded on Aug. 5 a $8,985,020 cost-share contract.  This effort is for the design and development of three joint tactical vehicles (JLTV) subconfigurations for Australia in the right hand drive and the delivery of two JLTV subconfiguration vehicles and one companion trailer for government testing.  Work is to be performed in Livonia, Mich. (47 percent); Sterling Heights, Mich. (41 percent); Muskegon, Mich. (9 percent); and South Bend, Ind. (3 percent), with an estimated completion date of May 19, 2011.  Bids were solicited on the World Wide Web with seven bids received.  TACOM Contracting Center, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-09-C-0108).

                 Sauer, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., was awarded on Aug. 5a $18,649,100 firm-fixed-price contract.  This contract is for Special Operations Forces North Operations additions, construction of a new two-story rigid steel frame, block and brick facility addition for a high priority operational mission section a Fort Bragg, N.C.  Work is to be performed in Fort Bragg, N.C., with an estimated completion date of Feb. 15, 2010.  Bids were solicited on the World Wide Web with 15 bids received.  U.S. Army Engineer District, Savannah, Ga., is the contracting activity (W912HN-10-C-0054).

                 General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Mich., was awarded on Aug. 5, 2010 a $9,587,789 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the modification P00156 exercising option on various CLINS for system technical support for the Abrams tank program.  Work is to be performed in Sterling Heights, Mich., with an estimated completion date of Dec. 19, 2011.  One bid was solicited with one bid received.  TACOM-Warren, AMSCC-TAC-AHLC, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-07-C-0046).

 AIR FORCE

                 Raytheon Co., Marlborough, Mass., was awarded a $9,185,971 contract modification which will provide research to develop a modular high-power laser beam controller that efficiently projects a high-quality beam on a distant target in the presence of atmospheric turbulence and does so with high electrical efficiency in a compact and lightweight form.  At this time, $2,784,116 has been obligated.  AFRL/PKDB, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8650-05-C-7211 P00012).

                 Arinc Engineering Services, LLC, Annapolis, Md., was awarded a $5,839,837 contract which will procure, deliver, install, integrate and test air traffic control tower equipment at Tikrit Air Base and Taji Air Base Iraq.  At this time, the entire amount has been obligated.  ESC/HBAK, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (FA8730-10-C0008).

 *Small business