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No: 127-96
March 08, 1996
ARMY

International Business Machines Corporation, Bethesda, Maryland, is being awarded a $5,825,000 firm fixed price contract for the purchase of three IBM central processing units and associated hardware, software, and services for the Defense Intelligence Agency. Work will be performed in Poughkeepsie, New York, and is expected to be completed by April 23, 1996. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on October 1, 1995. The contracting activity is the Virginia Contracting Activity, Washington, D.C. (MDA908-96-M-3578).

Hughes Missile Systems Company, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $76,295,361 modification to a firm fixed price contract for 1,046 TOW 2B Missiles, 3,714 TOW 2A Missiles, and 316 TOW 2A Practice Missiles, for the countries of Israel (2,531 TOW 2A), Japan (17 TOW 2A, 316 TOW 2A Practice), Korea (731 TOW 2A), Kuwait (1,015 TOW 2B), Turkey (153 TOW 2A), Thailand (102 TOW 2A), and Saudi Arabia (31 TOW 2B, 180 TOW 2A). Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by November 30, 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on January 14, 1991. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (DAAH01-92-C-0260).

Bollinger Shipyards*, Lockport, Louisiana, is being awarded a $16,503,650 increment as part of a $73,494,620 firm fixed price contract for up to six 100-250 ton barges, derricks, and cranes. Work will be performed in Lockport, Louisiana (62%), and St. Paul, Minnesota (38%), and is expected to be completed by May 31, 2001. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 45 bids solicited on May 22, 1995, and three bids received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation and Troop Command, St. Louis, Missouri (DAAK01-96-D-0034).

Absher Construction, Puyallup, Washington, is being awarded a $13,513,000 firm fixed price contract for vehicle maintenance shop improvements, including approximately 47,000 Page 2 - Contracts (Army con't) 3/8/96

square feet of new construction, upgrading of existing vehicle maintenance shops, construction of parking areas, and installation of supporting utilities. Work will be performed at Fort Lewis, Washington, with an estimated completion date of September 30, 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 315 bids solicited on December 20, 1995, and ten bids received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle, Washington (DACA67-96-C-0011).

Nichols Research Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a $10,660,887 cost plus incentive fee contract for statement of work entitled: "Avenger Institutional Conduct of Fire Trainers (ICOFT) Prototype Development." Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama, and is expected to be completed by March 8, 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on January 12, 1996. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (DAAH01-96-C-R080).

AIR FORCE

TRW, Incorporated, Redondo Beach, California, is being awarded a $214,067,209 face value increase to a cost plus award fee contract to provide for the fabrication, launch, test, and operation of two space vehicle systems to support validation of the Space and Missile Tracking System (SMTS) concept and design. The effort also acquires Flight Pacing hardware components for the demonstration test vehicles. The work will be performed at TRW, Inc., Space and Technology Group, Redondo Beach, California (37%), and Hughes Aircraft Company, El Segundo, California (37%), as well as various other subcontractor locations. Contract is expected to be completed October 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles, California, is the contracting activity (F04701-92/C-0062, P00056).

NAVY

McDonnell Douglas Aerospace Corporation, McDonnell Douglas Aircraft Company, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $6,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for sustaining support services for the AV-8B Harrier II Plus Program. Work will be performed in Hazelwood, Missouri, and is expected to be completed by November 1996. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00019-95-C-0189).

Hughes Space and Communications Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $9,900,000 modification to previously awarded contract N00039-88-C-0300 to exercise an option for Global Broadcast System (GBS) on the last three Ultra High Frequency Follow-On Satellites, F8, F9, and F10. Work will be performed in El Segundo, California, and is expected to be completed by December 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

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DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Illinois Glove Company*, Northbrook, Illinois, is being awarded a $5,616,403 firm fixed price contract for heavy duty cattlehide gloves. Seventy proposals were solicited and four were received. Work will be performed in Effingham, Illinois; Beardstown, Illinois; and Waverly, Tennessee, and is expected to be completed by June 1997. Funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Defense Personnel Support Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (SPO100-96-C-5042).

Ssangyong (U.S.A.), Inc., Carlstadt, New Jersey, is being awarded a $16,407,209 fixed price with economic price adjustment contract for aviation turbine fuel. Nineteen proposals were solicited and five were received. Work will be performed in overseas locations and is expected to be completed by August 31, 1996. Funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Defense Fuel Supply Center, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, is the contracting activity (SP0600-96-D-0455). * Small Business

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