U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
|FOR RELEASE AT||No. 116-06|
|5 p.m. ET||February 8, 2006|
DOSS Aviation Inc., Colorado Springs, Colo., is being awarded a $178,218,989 firm fixed price contract. The contract will provide for services to support the Initial Flight Screening program. Actual award of a contract will be contingent upon completion of a successful national Environmental Policy Act analysis by the Air Force at the offeror’s proposed training location in Pueblo, Colo., before mobilization and performance begins. The contract will include a six-month mobilization effort, one basic year and nine one-year options and will provide ground school and flight training for Air Force officers with follow-on assignments to undergraduate flying training courses (Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training and Undergraduate Combat Systems Officer Training). The contract is structured to screen between 1200-1700 students per year once the program is operating at full capacity. The contractor will furnish all aircraft, aircraft maintenance, fire/crash/rescue support, labor (to include certified flight instructors), training facilities, physical and personnel security, lodging, dining, local transportation and physical fitness facilities for the students. In addition, the contractor will provide office space for a permanent-party military cadre that will oversee the students while they are in residence at the contractor’s training facility. At this time, $3,339,674 has been obligated. Solicitations began August 2004, and negotiations were complete in October 2005. This work will be complete by September 2006. The Headquarters Air Education and Training Command, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas, is the contracting activity (FA3002-06-C-0002).
Lockheed Martin Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $165,674,644 cost plus incentive fee contract. The purpose of this delivery order is to establish M5/M5 + Phase III Avionics Development-Hardware and Software. The M5/M5+ program will update the Modular Mission Computer based avionics system on the USAF Blocks 40/42 and 50/52 F-16 aircraft, and the Mid-Life Update avionics system on the European Participating Air Force Block 10/15 F-16 aircraft. This effort supports foreign military sales to Belgium, Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, and Portugal. At this time, $19,800,000 has been obligated. Solicitations and negotiations were completed in December 2005. This work will be complete by September 2009. The Headquarters Aeronautical Systems Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (F42620-01-D-0058 SC76).
Northrop Grumman Information Technology, McLean, Va., is being awarded a $49,999,999 indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, with cost plus fixed fee completion orders contract. The Intelligence Community Engineering (ICE) 2 contract will provide research and development, software enhancements and operations and maintenance for United States Forces Korea and its subordinate commands. The scope of this effort consists of systems technology development and operation and maintenance for intelligence, functional, operation and process analysis of sites, with substantially all performance in the Republic of Korea. The deliverable items will be specified in each individual order. At this time, $2,913,574 has been obligated. Solicitations were completed in October 2005 and negotiations were completed in January 2006. This work will be complete by February 2011. The Headquarters Air Force Research Laboratory, Rome, N.Y., is the contracting activity (FA8750-06-D-0001).
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Philips Medical Systems North America, Bothell, Wash., is being awarded a maximum $35,000,000 firm fixed price, indefinite delivery contract extending for one year the performance of the contract for Imaging Systems, Sub-Systems or Components. Using services are Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Veterans Administration, and other Federal Civilian Agencies. Proposals were Web-solicited and one responded. This is the fourth option year period. Date of performance completion is Feb. 11, 2007. The contracting activity is the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pa. (SP0200-02-D-8321).
PRO Petroleum*, Laguna Hills, Calif., is being awarded a minimum $8,139,350 fixed price with economic price adjustment contract for gasoline and diesel fuels. The other location of performance is Mercury, Nev. Using service is federal ivilian Agencies. There were 28 proposals solicited and 18 responded. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Date of performance completion is Aug. 31, 2009. The contracting activity is the Defense Energy Support Center, Fort Belvoir, Va. (SP0600-05-D-4535).
Force Protection Industries Inc.*, Ladson, S.C., was awarded on Feb. 3, 2006, an $18,600,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Buffalo Mine Protected Clearance Vehicles. Work will be performed in Ladson, S.C., and is expected to be completed by Feb. 28, 2007. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on Jan. 27, 2006. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-06-C-0245).
* Small Business
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