Litton Guidance and Control Systems, Woodland Hills, California, was awarded
on November 13, 1995, a $11,101,342 increment as part of a $14,195,781 cost
plus fixed fee (Completion) contract for a research and development effort
entitled, "Interferometric Fiber Optic Gyroscope (TFOG) System Subsystem and
Component Manufacturability". Work will be performed in Woodland Hills,
California (95%), and Salt Lake City, Utah (5%), and is expected to be
completed by October 10, 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of
the current fiscal year. Bids were awarded based on Broad Agency Announcement
95-11, issued on November 28, 1994. The contracting activity is the U. S. Army
Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (DAAH01-95-C-R128).
Loral Federal Systems, Owego, Owego, New York, was awarded on November 13,
1995, an increment (appropriation number and dollar value will be issued with
each delivery order) as part of an estimated not-to-exceed $276,500,000
requirements firm fixed price contract for a build to model acquisition for the
production and fielding of the Intelligence Electronic Warfare Common Sensor
(IEWCS) systems. This includes the production and integration of IEWCS
tactical platforms Ground Based Common Sensor - Light (GBCS-L) a lightweight
ground based system and Advanced Quickfix (AQF) the heliborne version.
Production of sophisticated sensors for the platforms is also included. One is
the Signal Data Acquisition System AN/MPR-3 sensor subsystem and the other is
production of the Communications High Accuracy Location System (CHALS-X) sensor
subsystem. The GBCS-L is mounted on the High Mobility Multi-Wheeled Vehicle
(RMMWV) utilized by the Army's Light Divisions. The AQF is mounted in a
modified EH-60 Blackhawk helicopter utilized by the Army's Air Cavalry and Air
Assault Divisions. These assets will provide tactical commanders the ability
to identify, determine the intentions of and precisely locate enemy forces by
utilizing state of the art technology to electronically map the battlefield.
When deployed these systems will be able to meet the projected threat out to
the year 2005. Work will be performed in Owego, New York (55%), Hudson, New
York (30%), Lansdale, Pennsylvania (10%), and Orlando, Florida (5%), and is
expected to be completed by December 31, 2000. There were 105 bids solicited
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March 14, 1995, and ten bids received. The contracting activity is the U. S.
Army Communications and Electronics Command (CECOM), Warrenton, Virginia
Lockheed Corporation, Ft. Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $130,926,530 face
value increase to a firm fixed price contract to extend long lead funding
through January 1996, for the production of 120 F-16A and 30 F-16B aircraft.
Contract is expected to be completed
January 1996. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal
year. This effort supports foreign military sales to Taiwan. Aeronautical
Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting
activity (F33657-90/C-2002, P00425).
The Boeing Company, Boeing Defense and Space Group, Military Airplanes
Division, Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $11,213,769 modification to
previously awarded contract N00019-95-C-0136 to exercise an option for orbit
improvement system production for the E-6 aircraft. Work will be performed in
Wichita, Kansas (60%), Seattle, Washington (20%), and Huntsville, Alabama
(20%), and is expected to be completed by May 1997. Contract funds will not
expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not
competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is
the contracting activity.