U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE CONTRACTS - NOV. 14, 2013

(The following is a reformatted version of a press release
issued by the U.S. Department of Defense and obtained from
http://www.defense.gov) 
U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
Contract 
No. CR-007-13
November 14, 2013 
CONTRACTS 
NAVY 
Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a
$46,582,848 modification to previously awarded firm-fixed-price
contract (N00019-13-C-0004) to exercise an option for the
manufacture and installation of two Block I modification
aircraft kits including Internet Protocol Bandwidth Expansion
Phase III and very low frequency transmit terminals (VTT) for
the E-6B aircraft.  In addition, this contract includes the
manufacture and installation of four VTT retrofit modification
kits in support of the Low Rate Initial Production E-6B
aircraft, field support, differences training, software licenses
and agreements, and updates to an operational flight trainer.
Work will be performed in Richardson, Texas (56 percent);
Oklahoma City, Okla. (43 percent); and San Antonio, Texas (1
percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2015.  Fiscal
2014 aircraft procurement, Navy contract funds in the amount of
$46,582,848 are being obligated on this award, none of which
will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval
Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting
activity. 
Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a
$22,484,873 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously
awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2128) for continued procurement of
common missile compartment prototype material, manufacturing and
test.  This contract supports foreign military sales to the
United Kingdom (100 percent).  Work will be performed in Groton,
Conn., and is scheduled to be completed by October 2015.  FMS
funding in the amount of $22,484,873 will be obligated at time
of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal
year.  The Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair,
Groton, Conn., is the contracting activity. 
General Electric Aviation, Grand Rapids, Mich., is being awarded
a $13,587,842 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the repair of various avionics components
of the tactical moving map capability, and the AN-ASQ-215
mission data loader systems used in support of multiple
platforms:  F-18, AV-8B, V-22, and the H-60 aircraft.  Work will
be performed in Grand Rapids, Mich., and work is expected to be
completed by Nov. 15, 2018.  No funds will be obligated at the
time of award.  Fiscal 2014 Navy working capital funds will be
obligated on individual task orders as they are issued.  No
funds will expire before the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with
10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).  The Naval Supply Systems Support,
Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity. 
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Hurst, Texas, is being awarded an
$8,266,644 firm-fixed-price contract for the manufacturing and
delivery of three Bell 407 analog helicopters in support of the
endurance upgrade of the vertical take-off and landing tactical
unmanned aerial vehicle MQ-8C Fire Scout.  Work will be
performed in Fort Worth, Texas (52 percent); Mirabel, Canada (46
percent); and Ozark, Ala. (2 percent), and is expected to be
completed in June 2014.  Fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement, Navy
contract funds in the amount of $8,266,644 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 FAR 6.302-1.  The Naval Air Systems
Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity
(N00019-14-C-0022). 
AIR FORCE 
UES Inc, Dayton, Ohio, has been awarded a $46,200,000
indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the
Molecular Signatures program to develop technologies to
discover, characterize, detect, and analyze complex
biosignatures in order to provide tools for intelligence,
surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) and human performance
assessment.  Multiple sensing modalities will be used to
qualitatively and quantitatively measure molecular signatures
for increased situational awareness of the operational
environment and performance of the human (operator and analyst)
in that environment.  The program is charged with leading
identification and characterization of the molecular attributes
present in humans, the environment and pathogen biology for the
purposes of developing human-centric ISR solutions.  Work will
be performed at Dayton, Ohio and Wright-Patterson Air Force
Base, Ohio, and is expected to be complete by May 15, 2020.
This award is the result of a competitive acquisition, and three
offers were received.  Fiscal 2013 research and development
funds in the amount of $200,000 are being obligated at time of
award for the first task order (0001).  Air Force Research
Laboratory/RQKHB, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the
contracting activity (FA8650-14-D-6516). 
ARMY 
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Grand Prairie, Texas,
was awarded a $16,800,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the
design, development, production, and fielding of a mobile
capability outside the continental United States reconstitution
of PAC-3 four-pack assemblies (four missiles in each Patriot
canister).  Estimated completion date is Nov. 30, 2015.  Work
location is Grand Prairie, Texas.  Fiscal 2014 other
procurement, Army funds in the amount of $4,200,000 were
obligated at the time of the award.  One bid was solicited and
one received.  Army Contracting Command Redstone Arsenal
(Missile), Ala., is the contracting agency (W31P4Q-14-C-0022). 
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY 
ExxonMobile Fuels Marketing Company, Fairfax, Va., has been
awarded a maximum $29,276,108 modification (P00003) adding line
items to contract (SP0600-13-D-0451) for Navy distillate fuel.
This is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment,
indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract.  Location of
performance is Virginia with a Dec. 31, 2013 performance
completion date.  Using service is DLA Energy.  Type of
appropriation is fiscal year 2014 defense working capital funds.
The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Energy,
Fort Belvoir, Va. (Awarded Nov. 8, 2013) 
Bremen-Bowdon Investments*, Bowdon, Ga., has been awarded a
maximum $13,033,800 modification (P00009) exercising the third
one-year option period on a one-year base contract (SPM1C1-10-D-1090) with four one-year option periods for men’s Army blue
dress coats.  This is a firm-fixed-price contract.  Location of
performance is Georgia with a Nov. 14, 2014, performance
completion date.  Using military service is Army.  Type of
appropriation is fiscal 2014 defense working capital funds.  The
contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop
Support, Philadelphia, Pa. 
*Small Business 
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