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No: 452-96
July 31, 1996

CONTRACTS

ARMY

Loral Vought Systems Corporation, Grand Prairie, Texas, is being awarded a $34,347,892 firm fixed price (with two cost plus fixed fee contract line options) contract for 221 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) extended range low rate initial production (LRIP) rockets. Work will be performed in Camden, Arkansas (80%), and Dallas, Texas (20%), and is expected to be completed by March 30, 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on April 30, 1996. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (DAAH01-96-C- 0304).

Loral Vought Systems Corporation & MLRS International Corporation, Grand Prairie, Texas, is being awarded a $66,759,805 modification to a firm fixed price definitization of additional option quantities contract for 62 Multiple Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS) Launchers, 381 MLRS Practice Rocket Pods, and 282 MLRS Tactical Rocket Pods, for Israel and Japan. Work will be performed in Camden, Arkansas (80%), and Dallas, Texas (20%), and is expected to be completed by March 30, 1998. Of the total contract funds, $5,550,780 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on January 11, 1994. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (DAAH01-94-C-A005).

Bulova Technologies*, L.L.C., Lancaster, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $13,675,782 firm fixed price contract for 145,518 M767 electronic time fuzes of the 105mm, 155mm and 8 inch artillery weapon systems. Work will be performed in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be completed by April 30, 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were two bids solicited on February 16, 1996, and two bids received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Armament, Munitions and Chemical Command, Rock Island, Illinois (DAAA09-96-C-0061).

John Crowe and Associates, Incorporated*, Abilene, Texas, is being awarded a $300,000 increment as part of a potential value, not-to-exceed $25,000,000 (base plus 4 options) firm fixed price/indefinite quantity contract for construction and services with time and material capabilities for a wide variety of maintenance, services, repair, and minor new construction task orders. Work will be performed at Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, Texas, and is expected to be completed by July 31, 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 58 bids solicited on April 29, 1996, and seven bids received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth, Texas (DACA63-96-D-0029).

Saco Defense, Incorporated, Saco, Maine, is being awarded $22,033,906 (FY96 funds) as part of a $48,921,739 (projected value, includes one option of 1,564 guns and 1,604 mounts) multi- year firm fixed price contract for 1,634 MK19 Grenade Machine Guns and 1,684 MK64 Modification-9 Mounts. Work will be performed in Saco, Maine, and is expected to be completed by March 28, 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on May 24, 1996. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank- Automotive & Armaments Command, Rock Island, Illinois (DAAE20-96- C-0310).

GTE Government Systems Corporation, Needham, Massachusetts, is being awarded a fixed price contract (appropriation number and dollar value will be issued with each delivery order) with an estimated not-to-exceed $188,180,000 cumulative total, for long term life cycle logistics support of Nortel Electronic Digital Switch Systems. This indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract is for a basic 1-year period with 4-one year options, to support Nortel Telephone Switch Systems at Department of Defense sites worldwide. Work will be performed by GTE in Needham, Massachusetts (15%), and by a subcontractor in Richardson, Texas (85%), and is expected to be completed by July 30, 2001. There were 69 bids solicited on May 7, 1996, and two bids received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey (DAAB07-96-D- L260).

TRW, Incorporated, Space and Electronics Group, Redondo Beach, California, is being awarded a $2,780,000 increment of a $6,162,442 modification to a $70,332,742 cost plus award fee and time and materials contract for a research and development effort for the Battlefield Combat Identification System (BCIS) Productability Program. Work will be performed in Redondo Beach, California; completion date for this modification is January 1, 1997, and July 1, 1999 for the total contract. Of the total contract funds, $256,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on May 10, 1996. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command, Fort Monmouth, New Jersey (DAAB07-93-C- K011).

NAVY

J & J Maintenance, Incorporated, Austin, Texas, is being awarded a $5,098,000 firm-fixed price contract for whole site revitalization of family housing units. This contract provides for wholehouse repairs and improvements to 400 family housing units in the Ribault Bay Village Family Housing Area at Naval Station, Mayport, Florida. Work will be performed in Mayport, Florida, and is expected to be completed by December 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with 24 proposals solicited and seven offers received. The Resident Officer in Charge of Construction, Naval Air Station, Jacksonville, Florida, is the contracting activity (N62467-96-C-0791).

International Technology Corporation, Martinez, California, is being awarded a $1,004,071 modification to previously awarded contract N62474-93-D-2151 for environmental remedial action to provide a packaged groundwater treatment plant at the Naval Fuel Depot, Point Molate, California. Work will be performed in Richmond, California, and is expected to be completed by December 1996. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Contract funds are Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC IV). The Engineering Field Activity West, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, San Bruno, California, is the contracting activity.

AIR FORCE

McDonnell Douglas Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $45,654,267 Cost Plus Award Fee, Fixed Price Incentive Firm Target contract to provide for the design and development of upgrades to the avionics system on the T-38 aircraft and delivery of two T-38 aircraft with upgrades incorporated. The contractor will also design and develop upgrades for the T-38 Operational Flight Trainer, Unit Training Device and Training System Support Center, as well as deliver one of each. The work will be performed at the Central Texas Airborne Systems, Waco, Texas. Contract is expected to be completed November 1996. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 8 firms solicited and 8 proposals received. Solicitation began December 1995, negotiations were completed June 1996. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio is the contracting activity (F33657-95-C-0057).

McDonnell Douglas Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $6,664,613 Cost Plus Fixed Fee contract to provide for Phase One Engineering and Manufacturing Development (design) for integration of the Common Missile Warning System into the F-15C/E aircraft.. Contract is expected to be completed October 1997. Contract funds of 2,698,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were two firms solicited and one proposal was received. Solicitation began in November 1995, and negations were concluded on in July 1996 Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson, Air Force Base, Ohio is the contracting activity (F33657-95-C-2057).

McDonnell Douglas Training Systems, St.Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $5,446,461 face value increase to a Firm Fixed Price contract to provide for two Air Force Mission Support System base stations, and associated software, maintenance and support for the C-17 Aircrew Training System.. Work will be completed at the facilities of the contractor in St.Louis (15%), at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma (30%), and, Charleston Air Force Base South Carolina(55%). Contract is expected to be completed January 1997. Contract funds of 400,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio is the contracting activity (F33657-88-C-0029, P00072).

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Sopakco, Inc.**, Mullins, South Carolina, is being awarded a $12,238,875 firm fixed price indefinite quantity contract for wet pack fruit. Seventeen proposals were solicited and three were received. Work will be performed in Bennettsville, South Carolina, and is expected to be completed by October 1997. Funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Defense Personnel Support Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (SP0300-96-D-Z215).