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No: 016-96
January 18, 1996
ARMY

Loral Vought Systems Corporation & MLRS International Corporation, Grand Prairie, Texas, is being awarded $26,103,240 (foreign military sales letter contract amount) as part of a $52,206,480 firm fixed price contract for Multiple Launch Rocket System hardware consisting of 8 launchers and 16 trainers for Denmark, and 12 launchers and 24 trainers for Norway. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas (95%), and Camden, Arkansas (5%), and is expected to be completed by June 30, 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on November 6, 1995. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (DAAH01-96-C-0093).

Oshkosh Truck Corporation, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, is being awarded a $9,443,016 modification to a firm fixed price contract for 72 each M977 Heavy Expanded Tactical Trucks (HEMTTs) and M983 tractors for Saudi Arabia. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and is expected to be completed by September 30, 1996. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on October 13, 1993. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Michigan (DAAE07-94-C-R086).

American Service Contractors*, LP, Smithville, Tennessee, was awarded on January 17, 1996 a $3,756,771 increment as part of a $38,220,475 cost plus award fee contract for post-wide food service for the period April 1, 1996 through March 31, 2001, at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. Of the total contract funds, $3,756,771 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 104 bids solicited on August 24, 1994, and 14 bids received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, Fort Jackson, South Carolina (DABT47-96-C-0010).

CORRECTION

On January 17, 1996, contract awards for Lockheed Engineering & Sciences (DAAD07-91-C-0108) and Raytheon Company (DAAH01-95-C-0043) were inadvertently listed. They had already been released on January 2, 1996.

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DEFENSE NUCLEAR AGENCY

Visidyne, Incorporated*, Burlington, Massachusetts, was awarded on January 16, 1996, a $1,500,000 increment as part of a $7,770,394 cost plus fixed fee contract for research, development, testing and evaluation of nuclear weapons effects for sensors. Work will be performed in Burlington, Massachusetts (92%), Goleta, California (7%), and Huntsville, Alabama (1%), and is expected to be completed by October 31, 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 22 bids solicited on September 25, 1995, and one bid was received. The contracting activity is the Defense Nuclear Agency, Alexandria, Virginia (DNA001-96-C-0034).

AIR FORCE

McDonnell Douglas Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $16,641,608 face value increase to a fixed price contract for development of 12 prototype Global Positioning System kits applicable to the F-15 aircraft. Contract is expected to be completed November 1996. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Aeronautical System Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-92/C-2102, P00083).

Lockheed Martin Services Company, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is being awarded a $6,487,228 time and material contract for operation and maintenance of the Cobra Judy Radar System aboard the United States Naval Ship (USNS) Observation Island (OI) and of the Cobra Judy Software Maintenance Management Facility at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida. Contract is expected to be completed February 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were ten bids solicited and three proposals received. Solicitation began November 1995; negotiations were complete January 1996. Electronic System Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (F19628-96/C-0031).