(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by the U.S. Department of Defense and obtained from
U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
No. 493-13
July 05, 2013 
United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military
Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a $133,979,288
cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded
advance acquisition contract (N00019-12-C-0090).  This
modification provides for non-recurring and recurring
sustainment, site activation and depot activation efforts in
support of the Joint Strike Fighter F135 Propulsion System Low
Rate Initial Production Lot VI.  Efforts to be provided include
procurement of initial support equipment; packing handling
storage and transportation material; fleet management; item
management; joint technical data; sustaining engineering;
production support; site activation preparation for initial
operations; and depot engineering, repair development,
inspection limits development for engine depot stand-up and
support.  Work will be performed in East Hartford, Conn. (63
percent); Indianapolis, Ind. (25 percent), and Bristol, United
Kingdom (12 percent), and is expected to be completed in
December 2015.  Fiscal 2012 Aircraft Procurement, Air Force,
Fiscal 2012 Aircraft Procurement Navy, and International Partner
funding in the amount of $133,979,288 are being obligated at the
time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the
current fiscal year.  This contract combines purchases for the
U.S. Air Force ($59,056,849; 44.1 percent); U. S. Marine Corps
($31,442,198; 23.5 percent); the U.S. Navy ($28,884,205; 21.6
percent); and the governments of the United Kingdom ($2,889,881;
2.1 percent); Italy ($2,743,250; 2 percent); Turkey ($2,094,260;
1.6 percent); Australia ($2,094,260; 1.6 percent); the
Netherlands ($1,779,956; 1.3 percent); Canada ($1,361,104; 1
percent); Norway ($1,005,376; .8 percent); and Denmark
($627,949; .4 percent).  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent
River, Md., is the contracting activity. 
BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, San
Francisco, Calif., is being awarded a $10,772,461 firm-fixed-price contract for a 56-calendar day regular overhaul and dry
docking availability of Military Sealift Command dry
cargo/ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7).  Work will
include inspection of the propeller shaft and stern tube,
cleaning and painting of the hull, inspection and polish of the
bow thruster propeller, installation of the cloropac unit and
overhaul of the seal valves.  Brashear’s primary mission is to
operate as part of a carrier strike group, providing fuel,
ammunition, and dry and refrigerated stores to support the U.S.
Navy ships at sea.  The contract includes options which, if
exercised, would bring the total contract value to $12,334,532.
Work will be performed in San Francisco, Calif., and is expected
to be completed by Sept. 25, 2013.  Fiscal 2013 Navy Working
Capital contract funds in the amount of $10,772,461 will be
obligated at the time of award, and will expire at the end of
the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively
procured with proposals solicited via the Federal Business
Opportunities website, with one offer received.  Military
Sealift Command Norfolk, Norfolk, Va., a field activity of
Military Sealift Command, is the contracting activity (N32205-13-C-3015). 
Air Force 
TRI-COR Industries Inc., Lanham, Md., has been
awarded a $73,903,803 firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for applications,
infrastructure and systems support, Increment 2 (AISS II)
services in support of the Mobility Air Force Command and
control and in-transit visibility/business systems.  Work will
be performed at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., and is expected to
be completed by July 31, 2017.  This award is the result of a
competitive small business set-aside acquisition with no limit
to the number of offers solicited and six offerors were
received.  A combination of Transportation Working Capital Fund
Operating funds and Operations and Maintenance funds will be
used for this contract.  The maximum dollar value of the life of
the contract (Aug. 1, 2013 through July 31, 2017) is
$99,000,000.  Fiscal 2013 funds will be used for two months of
phase-in for which $71,178 will be obligated at time of award.
This is not a multiyear contract.  Headquarters Air Mobility
Command/ A7KQ, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is the contracting
activity (FA4452-13-D-0002). 
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