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No: 080-97
February 19, 1997

CONTRACTS

ARMY

Raytheon Co., Raytheon Electronics Systems, Marlborough, Mass., is being awarded a $6,644,979 modification to a firm fixed price/fixed price with economic price adjustments/time and materials hybrid type contract for five Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Army Super High Frequency Tri-Band Advanced Range Extension satellite terminals (STAR-Ts). These STAR-Ts will be used for battlefield satellite terminal communications for use at an echelon level of corps and above. The mobile STAR- T shall operate in Super High Frequencies (SHF) over commercial and military satellites utilizing C.X. and Ku (Ka when upgrade is complete) bands to support voice, data, imagery, video teleconferencing (VTC), and other communications. Each STAR-T must be capable of being mounted on a Heavy High Mobility Multi- Purpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) Variant (HHV). In addition, the START-T must be compact enough to be air transportable and sturdy enough to be rail transportable. This award is to exercise an option. Work will be performed in Marlborough, Mass., and is expected to be completed by Aug. 28, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was an announcement on the electronic bulletin board on April 15, 1996, and 16 bids were received. The contracting activity is the U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command, Ft. Monmouth, N.J. (DAAB07-96-C-A610).

AIR FORCE

General Electric Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, was awarded on February 18, a $19,228,246 face value increase to a indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to provide for retrofit kits to upgrade 113 Digital Engine Controls and 115 Mechanical Controls on the F110-100 engine applicable to the F-16 engine. Contract is expected to be completed December 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-94/D-2000, SB06).

Modern Electronics Establishment, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was awarded on February 18, a $8,232,228 firm fixed price contract to provide for 77 line items of Type II Precision Measuring Equipment Laboratory Equipment applicable to the F-15 aircraft. Contract is expected to be completed December 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one firm solicited and one proposal received. This effort supports foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright- Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F09603-97/C- 0065).

Textron Systems Corporation, Wilmington, Mass., was awarded on February 18, a $142,489,860 fixed price incentive contract to provide for 542 CBU-97A/B Sensor Fused Weapons, 90 BLU-108A/B Joint Stand Off Weapons, associated warranty and data. Contract is expected to be completed March 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one firm solicited and one proposal received. Solicitation began August 1996; negotiations were completed February 1997. Aeronautical Systems Center, Eglin AFB, Fla., is the contracting activity (F08626-97/C-0003).

McDonnell Douglas Corporation, Long Beach, Calif., was awarded on February 18, a $13,511,000 face value increase to a fixed price incentive firm contract to provide for the following work on thirty-two C-17 aircraft: upgrade of the Air Mobility Precision Approach Capability and Software, upgrade of the Block VIII software, deletion of the Transponder Test Unit, and elimination of the Ground Proximity Warning System Panel. Contract is expected to be completed October 1997. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-95/C-2027, P00046).

General Electric Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, is being awarded a $17,185,838 face value increase to a firm fixed price contract to provide for upgrade to production engine configuration of 19 F118-GE-100 flight test engines applicable to the B-2 aircraft. The work will be performed at General Electric Company, Mojave, Calif. Contract is expected to be completed December 1999. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There was one firm solicited and one proposal received. Solicitation began This effort supports foreign military sales to Saudi Arabia. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-86/C-2040, P00072).

Grumman Aerospace Corporation, Great River, N.Y., is being awarded a $14,857,867 face value increase to a firm fixed price contract to provide for 41 Electronic Systems Test Set Test Program Sets applicable to the F-15 aircraft. Contract is expected to be completed April 2000. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F41608-93/D-0064, 0016).

General Electric Company, Cincinnati, Ohio, is being awarded a $9,095,790 face value increase to a firm fixed price contract to provide for 304 Reliability Improvement Retrofit kits applicable to the Digital Electronic (DEC) on the F110-GE-129 engine which supports the F-16 aircraft. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright- Patterson AFB, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F33657-94/D- 2000, 0038).

Nichols Research Corp., Huntsville, Ala.; Sentel Corp., Alexandria, Va.; and Scientific Research Corp., Hunstville, Ala., are each being awarded a firm fixed price contract to provide for joint test and evaluation, engineering, analysis and test support through 18 February 1998 for various Department of Defense programs. Task order requirements will be competed between the contractors and funded from the program maximum of $400,000,000. Funds will be obligated as task orders are awarded. Contract is expected to be completed February 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were 84 firms solicited and 13 proposals received. Solicitation began August 1996 and negotiations were completed January 1997. Air Force Development Test Center, Eglin AFB, Fla., is the contracting activity (F08635-97/D-0001, 0016, 0017).

NAVY

C Construction Co., Inc., Tyler, Texas, is being awarded a $15,455,000 firm-fixed- price contract for construction of Phase III of a Bachelor Enlisted Quarters at the Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort, S.C. The work to be performed provides for demolition of existing buildings and construction of two three-story and two four-story load bearing masonry structures. Work will be performed in Beaufort, S.C., and is expected to be completed by October 1998. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured, with 42 proposals solicited and four offers received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southern Division, North Charleston, S.C., is the contracting activity (N62467-96-C-0754).

Cambridge Research Associates, McLean, Va., is being awarded a $5,862,175 indefinite delivery, indefinite-quantity contract for the Joint Strike Fighter requirements analytic support program. This contract includes two options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the entire contract to $18,091,317. Work will be performed in McLean, Va., and is expected to be completed by December 1997. Contract funds would not have expired at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured by request for proposals and five offers were received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (N00019-97-D-0101).