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No: 624-96
November 05, 1996

CONTRACTS

ARMY

Aerojet Propulsion Systems Plant, Sacramento, California, is being awarded $7,533,000 of a not-to-exceed $15,066,000 fixed price incentive/letter contract for 368 HAWK Rocket Motors for the government of Egypt. Work will be performed in Sacramento, California, and is expected to be completed by August 31, 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a sole source contract initiated on September 26, 1996. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama (DAAH01-97-C-0017).

CIVIL WORKS - NON MILITARY

C. R. Pittman Construction, Incorporated, New Orleans, Louisiana, was awarded on November 4, 1996, a $20,000 increment as part of a $6,780,252 firm fixed price contract for the Davis Pond Freshwater Diversion Project, which will include 9 construction contracts. The contractor will divert freshwater and its accompanying sediments from the Mississippi River into the Barataria Bay basin. These diversions will increase the production of commercial and recreational fish and wildlife, enhance growth of the vegetation, and reduce land loss. Benefits will include production of a healthy estuary ecosystem in the Barataria Basin by retarding saltwater intrusion, and establishing favorable salinity conditions. The bays are important to oyster production and as breeding areas for shrimp and food fishes while the marsh areas produce natural food for fur-bearing animals and migratory waterfowl. A total of 33,000 acres of marsh land will be preserved and 777,000 acres of marshes and bays will be benefited by the project. The diversion will take place under regulated conditions developed from monitoring the impact on the environment, and the fish and wildlife; and will permanently require 10,084 acres and temporarily utilize an additional 130 acres during construction. Work will be performed in St. Charles Parish, Louisiana, and is expected to be completed by December 20, 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 102 bids solicited on June 7, 1996, and ten bids were received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New Orleans, Louisiana (DACW29-97-C-0005).

NAVY

Bell Helicopter Textron, Incorporated, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $13,278,708 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a basic ordering agreement to fabricate and install 18 Night Targeting System/Cockpit Canopy Modifications into 18 Taiwan Army AH-1W Helicopters, provide and install items into one Taiwan Army spare AH-1W tailboom, and provide 17 AH-1W canopy covers for the Government of Taiwan under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (45%), and Tainan, Taiwan (55%), and is expected to be completed by January 1999. Contract funds would not have expired at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (N00019-93-G-0185).

McDonnell Aircraft Corporation, McDonnell Douglas Aerospace, St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $10,064,072 modification to previously awarded contract N00019-94-C-0039 to procure four additional AN/AAS-38B Targeting Forward Looking Infrared Systems for the Royal Malaysian Air Force F/A-18Ds under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program. Work will be performed in Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. (98%), and St. Louis, Mo. (2%), and is expected to be completed by March 1998. Contract funds would not have expired at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.

OHM Remediation Services Corporation, Aiea, Hawaii, is being awarded a $5,027,339 modification to previously awarded contract N62742-93-D-0610 for environmental remedial action at the Naval Air Facility, Midway Island. Work to be performed provides for all services, labor, equipment, and materials required to add 150 vertical injection wells and distribution piping as a result of design changes to the Fluid Injection and Vacuum Extraction (FIVE) Treatment System which will operate 24 hours per day, seven days per week in order to meet the base closure deadline. Work will be performed at the Naval Air Facility, Midway Island, and is expected to be completed by July 1997. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $250,000,000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Pacific Division, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is the contracting activity.

AIR FORCE

Texstar Incorporated, Grand Prairie, Texas, is being awarded a $5,693,955 firm fixed price contract to provide for 411 spare transparencies (cockpit shields) applicable to the F-16 aircraft. Contract is expected to be completed November 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were two proposals received. Solicitation began July 1996; negotiations were completed October 1996. Approximately 11% (46 transparencies) of this effort supports foreign military sales to Egypt, Singapore, Taiwan, Venezuela, and Greece. Ogden Air Logistics Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (F42620-97/C-0007).

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