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No: 486-96
August 14, 1996

CONTRACTS

ARMY

General Electric Company, Aircraft Engine Business Group, Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $6,662,163 modification to a firm fixed price contract to exercise the option for two (2) 701C spare engines for Egypt, ten (10) 701C install engines for the National Guard, and one (1) 401C engine for Greece. Work will be performed in Lynn, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by December 30, 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on July 8, 1993. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Aviation and Troop Command, St. Louis, Missouri (DAAJ09-94-C-0044).

Caterpillar, Incorporated, Defense & Federal Products, Mossville, Illinois, is being awarded an $8,732,824 modification to a firm fixed price contract for 15 Deployable Universal Combat Earthmover (DEUCE) vehicles, contractor support of first article test, and provisioning data. Work will be performed in Minneapolis, Minnesota (80%), and Peoria, Illinois (20%), and is expected to be completed by December 31, 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 20 bids solicited on January 5, 1995, and one bid was received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank- Automotive & Armaments Command, Warren, Michigan (DAAE07-95-C- X056).

Mason & Hanger - Silas Mason Company, Incorporated, Middletown, Iowa, is being awarded an $18,511,340 modification to a firm fixed price contract to load, assemble and package 79,468 M795 high explosive projectiles. Work will be performed in Middletown, Iowa, and is expected to be completed by September 31, 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were five bids solicited on October 11, 1995, and one bid was received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Tank-Automotive & Armaments Command, Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey (DAAE30-96-C-0013).

CIVIL WORKS - NON MILITARY

Bean Horizon Corporation, Belle Chasse, Louisiana, is being awarded a $1,075,000 increment as part of a $9,772,310 firm fixed price contract (dredging/construction) for beach nourishment, in Carolina Beach and vicinity - area south portion, and Kure Beach. Effort consists of dredging, transporting (offshore borrow area), placing and shaping beach fill (approximately 3,120,200 cubic yards), to restore eroded beach berm and dune; and extend existing wooden walkover structures (beach access points). Work will be performed in New Hanover County, North Carolina, and is expected to be completed by August 31, 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 16 bids solicited on April 30, 1996, and four bids were received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington, North Carolina (DACW54-96-C-0026).

NAVY

The Clark Construction Group, Incorporated, Bethesda, Maryland, is being awarded a $104,103,000 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of the Naval Nuclear Power Training Command at the Naval Weapons Station, Charleston, South Carolina. Work will be performed in Charleston, South Carolina, and is expected to be completed by May 1998. Contract funds being used are Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) (Construction) and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured through the Commerce Business Daily with 45 proposals being received. Prequalifications resulted in four contractors being qualified with four offers received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southern Division, Charleston, South Carolina, is the contracting activity (N62467-95-C-0748).

AIR FORCE

United Technologies Corporation, West Palm Beach, Florida, is being awarded a $5,658,775 firm fixed price contract to provide for 4274 (best estimated quantity) second stage vanes applicable to the F100 engines applicable to the F-15 and F-16 aircraft. The work will be performed at United Technologies Corporation, East Hartford, Connecticut. Contract is expected to be completed August 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were nine firms solicited and one proposal received. Solicitation began October 1995; negotiation were completed July 1996. San Antonio Air Logistics Center, Kelly Air Force Base, Texas, is the contracting activity (F41608-96/D-0987).

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