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
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).
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).
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.
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