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No: 266-96
May 08, 1996

CONTRACTS

ARMY

LOC Performance Products, Incorporated, Plymouth, Michigan, is being awarded a $6,507,276 firm fixed price contract for 438 Hatch Kits (M3), 142 Hatch Kits (M2), 580 Commander's Hatch Kits, and 580 Gunner's Hatch Kits. Work will be performed in Plymouth, Michigan, and is expected to be completed by November 13, 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were seven bids solicited on January 26, 1996, and nine bids received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Michigan (DAAE07-95- C-X148).

AIR FORCE

Pilkington Aerospace, Garden Grove, California, is being awarded a $5,246,692 firm fixed price contract to provide for repair of approximately 604 transparencies (cockpit glass) for the F-16 aircraft. Contract is expected to be completed June 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 12 firms solicited and 3 proposals received. Solicitation began July 1995; negotiations were complete March 1996. Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (F42620-96/D-0092).

NAVY

Communications Solutions, Incorporated,* Baltimore, Maryland, is being awarded a $16,251,200 indefinite quantity/indefinite delivery contract for radar/microwave receivers with data and technical support. The receivers are used under the Vulnerability Assessment Systems Support (VASS) Program which evaluates existing and future Navy electronic systems. Work will be performed in Baltimore, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by May 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 12 proposals solicited and two offers received. The Naval Commander, Control, and Ocean Surveillance Center, In-Service Engineering, East Coast Division, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity (N65236-96-D-0017).

Lockheed Martin Corporation, Government Electronics Systems, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a $110,628,261 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-95-C-5159 to exercise an option to provide AEGIS Combat System (ACS) Baseline Upgrade and Critical Experiment Development. Work will be performed in Moorestown, New Jersey, and is expected to be completed by March 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

General Electric Company, General Electric Aircraft Engines, Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $115,466,877 firm-fixed- price contract for the FY 96 production program of 24 F404-GE-402 engines for the U.S. Navy F/A-18C/D aircraft and 34 F404-GE-402 engines and various modules for the Government of Finland's F/A-18C aircraft. Work will be performed in Lynn, Massachusetts (74%), Wilmington, North Carolina (3%), Madisonville, Kentucky (11%), Rutland, Vermont (4%), Albuquerque, New Mexico (4%), and Linnavuori, Finland (4%), and is expected to be completed by August 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (39%), and the Government of Finland (61%), under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program. Naval Air Systems Command, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00019-95-C-0132).

THE PENTAGON BUILDING

Tri-Ark Industries,* Southampton, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a $732,871 fixed price contract for performance of custodial services on the second floor and outside grounds of the Pentagon Building. The contract period is 12 months plus four 12 month option periods, which if exercised, will bring the cumulative value of this contract to $3,664,355. Contract funds will expire at the end of the initial contract period and at the end of each option period. This contract is the result of a cost comparison study conducted, in accordance with OMB Circular A-76, between the private sector and the Government. These services are currently being performed by Government employees. Contract performance will begin October 1, 1996. There were over 150 expressions of interest. On January 31, 1996, 31 bids were received, one of which was submitted by the Government. The study determined contract performance to be the most cost effective method of operation and will result in a savings to the Government of approximately $9 million over a five-year period. The contracting activity is the Real Estate and Facilities Directorate, Washington Headquarters Services, Arlington, Virginia (MDA946-96-C-0038).

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