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Release No: CR-008-16
Jan. 13, 2016
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AIR FORCE

 

Raytheon Co.- Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded an $85,500,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Griffin missiles and support. Contractor will provide Griffin A and B Block II/III missiles, including test and support equipment with engineering support. Work will be performed at Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be complete by Jan. 31, 2017. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2015 procurement funds in the amount of $27,645,682 are being obligated for the first task order (0001) at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity (FA8656-16-D-0072).

 

ATK Launch Systems Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Orbital ATK Inc., Magna, Utah, has been awarded a $46,968,005 other transaction agreement for the development of three rocket propulsion system prototypes for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program. This agreement implements Section 1604 of the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, which requires the development of a next-generation rocket propulsion system that will transition away from the use of the Russian-supplied RD-180 engine to a domestic alternative for National Security Space launches. An other transaction agreement was used in lieu of a standard procurement contract in order to leverage on-going investment by industry in rocket propulsion systems. This other transaction agreement requires shared cost investment with ATK Launch Systems Inc. for the development of prototypes of the GEM 63XL strap-on solid rocket motor, the Common Booster Segment (CBS) solid rocket motor, and an Extendable Nozzle for Blue Origin’s BE-3U upper stage engine. These rocket propulsion systems are intended for use on an Orbital ATK next generation launch vehicle.  The GEM 63XL strap-on solid rocket motor is also intended for use on United Launch Alliance’s Vulcan launch vehicle.  The locations of performance are Magna, Utah; Iuka, Mississippi; Chandler, Arizona; and Los Angeles Air Force Base, California. The work is expected to be completed no later than Dec. 30, 2019.  Air Force fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $46,968,005 are being obligated at the time of award.  ATK Launch Systems Inc. is contributing $31,130,360 at the time of award.  The total potential government investment, including all options, is $180,238,059.  The total potential investment by ATK Launch Systems Inc., including all options, is $124,830,693. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with multiple offers received. The Launch Systems Enterprise Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California is the contracting activity (FA8811-16-9-0002).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Space Exploration Technologies, Corp. (SpaceX), Hawthorne, California, has been awarded a $33,660,254 other transaction agreement for the development of the Raptor rocket propulsion system prototype for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program. This agreement implements Section 1604 of the Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense Authorization Act, which requires the development of a next-generation rocket propulsion system that will transition away from the use of the Russian-supplied RD-180 engine to a domestic alternative for National Security Space launches. An other transaction agreement was used in lieu of a standard procurement contract in order to leverage on-going investment by industry in rocket propulsion systems. This other transaction agreement requires shared cost investment with SpaceX for the development of a prototype of the Raptor engine for the upper stage of the Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launch vehicles. The locations of performance are NASA Stennis Space Center, Mississippi; Hawthorne, California; and Los Angeles Air Force Base, California. The work is expected to be completed no later than Dec. 31, 2018. Air Force fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $33,660,254 are being obligated at the time of award.  SpaceX is contributing $67,320,506 at the time of award. The total potential government investment, including all options, is $61,392,710. The total potential investment by SpaceX, including all options, is $122,785,419. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with multiple offers received. The Launch Systems Enterprise Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California is the contracting activity (FA8811-16-9-0001).

 

Scientific Systems Co. Inc.,* Woburn, Massachusetts, has been awarded an $11,565,001 cost-plus-fixed-fee Small Business Innovation Research III contract for an advanced navigation system technology demonstration on Small Diameter Bomb (SDB) Increment I. Contractor will flight test, demonstrate, and evaluate the technology readiness of an ImageNav-SDB advanced navigation system using the SDB Increment I. Work will be performed at Woburn, Massachusetts, and is expected to be complete by Jan. 13, 2018. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2015 and 2016 research and development funds in the amount of $11,565,001 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Lifecycle Management Center, Rapid Acquisition Cell, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity (FA8656-16-C-0094).

 

NAVY

 

The Math Works Inc., Natick, Massachusetts, is being awarded an $11,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to procure software licenses, and software maintenance, training, and consulting services in support of MATLAB, which is used for performing mathematical calculations, analyzing and visualizing data, and writing new software programs.  Work will be performed in Natick, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed in January 2020.  Fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds (Navy) in the amount of $72,516 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c) (1).  The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity (N68936-16-D-0005).

 

*Small business