U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
|FOR RELEASE AT||No. 381-09|
|5 p.m. ET||June 02, 2009|
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $2,106,525,040 modification to definitize the previously awarded Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) air system low rate initial production Lot III advance acquisition contract (N00019-08-C-0028) to a cost-plus-incentive-fee/award-fee contract. This modification provides for the procurement of 7 Air Force conventional take off and landing (CTOL), 7 Marine Corps short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL); 1 CTOL for the Netherlands, and 2 STOVLs for the United Kingdom. In addition, this modification provides for the associated ancillary mission equipment and technical/financial data. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, (35 percent); El Segundo, Calif., (25 percent); Warton, United Kingdom, (20 percent); Orlando, Fla., (10 percent); Nashua, N.H., (5 percent); and Baltimore, Md., (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in Dec. 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force ($857,116,227; 40.7 percent); the U.S. Marine Corps, ($877,797,887; 41.7 percent); and the Governments of the Netherlands, ($119,666,120; 5.7 percent) and United Kingdom, ($251,944,806; 11.9 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
MKI Systems, Inc. is being awarded $6,294,200 for task order 0074 under previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (M67854-02-A-9008). The scope of this effort is to provide programmatic acquisition, logistics, and administrative support to the program manager, Training Systems (PM TRASYS), located at the Central Florida Research Park, Orlando, Fla., in response to the internal reorganization of PM TRASYS and expanding training systems requirements for individual and collective training systems, and program and administration support. As part of PM TRASYS’s increasing role supporting Marine Corps Systems Command’s and the Operational Forces’ training needs, PM TRASYS requires additional technical support services to plan, field, and sustain training systems Marine Corps wide. This effort will help to ensure planned and unplanned funding allocations are effectively and efficiently utilized through a programmatic approach with improved investment strategies to obtain the highest quality training available. Administrative, logistics, and acquisition initiatives are in response to the increasing support requirements centered on simulated and virtual training environments infusing of new technologies with established procedures. PM TRASYS support includes providing added program, logistics, and administrative support for the determination of training methodologies, implementation, and technical documentation for acquisition of training and training systems. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla., and work is expected to be completed in Jun. 2010. Contract funds in the amount of $4,381,959 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Marine Corps System Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.
Correction: Contract awarded to Raytheon Technical Services Co., Norfolk, Va., for $15,501,285, should have stated that the contract funds will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year.
The Air Force is terminating for convenience the System Development and Demonstration Contract for the HH-47 Combat Search and Rescue Recovery Vehicle Program with the Boeing Co., of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania for $712,156,535. This contract termination is a result of the CSAR-X program cancellation directed by the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (FA8629-07-C-2350).
The Air Force is awarding an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract to Northrop Grumman Space & Mission systems Corp., of Herndon, Va., for a maximum of $49,900,000. This contract action will operate, maintain and enhance existing capabilities; and design, implement, and integrate new capabilities based on new technologies to meet an ever-increasing challenge to provide the timely, accurate and actionable intelligence products and information required by our warfighters in a reliable, responsive, efficient and cost effective manner as specified in each Performance Work Statement for the National Air and Space Intelligence Center. At this time $199,394 has been obligated. AFRL/RIKE, Rome, New York is the contracting activity (FA8750-09-D-0182).
Smiths Detection, Inc., Edgewood, Md., was awarded on May 29, 2009, a $77,635,232.15 commercial firm-fixed-price contract for Joint Chemical Agent Detector (JCAD) Increment I-Power communications adapter kits. Work is to be performed at Edgewood, Md., with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2010. One bid was solicited and one bid received. U.S. Army Research Development and Engineering Command, Acquisition Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground Contracting Division, Edgewood Division, APG, Md., is the contracting activity (W911SR-07-C-0054).
Korte Construction Co., dba The Korte Co., St. Louis, Mo., was awarded on Jun. 1, 2009, a $15,122,000 firm-fixed-price contract to design/build a Base Realignment and Closure Armed Forces Reserve Center at McAlester, Okla., with an estimated completion date of Oct. 30, 2010. Bids were solicited on the web with ten bids received. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville District, Louisville, Ky., is the contracting activity (W912QR-09-C-0039).
Lockheed Martin Information Systems & Global Services, Tinton Falls, N.J., was awarded on Jun. 1, 2009, a $11,256,860 time and materials contract for a period of performance extension (1 Jun. 2009 through 30 Nov. 2009) for necessary Global Command and Control System – Army (GCCS-A), maneuver control system, and joint convergence software support. The additional time is needed to provide time for the competitive follow-on acquisition’s task orders and all necessary transition efforts. There were significant delays in the award of the competitive follow-on, which was awarded five months later than initially anticipated. Work is to be performed at Tinton Falls, N.J., (about 60 precent), and Springfield, Va., (about 40 precent), with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2009. One sole source bid was solicited with one bid received. CECOM Acquisition Center, Fort Monmouth, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15P7T-06-C-N401).
Manson Construction Co., Seattle, Wash., was awarded on May 29, 2009, a $23,485,000 firm-fixed-price contract for 2009-2011 transitional and maintenance dredging for Port of Anchorage, Anchorage, Alaska. Contract is to perform transitional dredging of an estimated 2,450,000 cubic yards of virgin materials, including removal of boulders and other unknown obstructions for the barge facility and north and south extension. Perform maintenance dredging of approximately 4,000,000 cubic yards of shoal materials for the existing Port, Barge facility and North and South Extension of Anchorage Harbor. Work is to be performed at Fort Detrick, Md., with an estimated completion date of May 22, 2011. Bids were solicited on the Web with three bids received. U.S. Army Engineer District, Alaska, Contracting Division, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska is the contracting activity (W911KB-09-C-0022).
John C. Grimberg Co., Inc., Rockville, Md., was awarded on May 29, 2009, a $21,087,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the Navy Medical Biological Defense Research Laboratory at Fort Detrick, Md. The requirement is for the construction of a new biomedical research laboratory at the National Interagency Bio-Defense Campus. These facilities will support special laboratory systems, specialized mechanical and bio-waste areas, and administrative space. Estimated completion date is May 22, 2011. There were 180 registered on the vendor’s list with 10 bids received. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, Baltimore, Md., is the contracting activity (W91238-09-C-0038).
Raytheon Co., Andover, Mass., was awarded on June 1, 2009, a $6,515,375 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide mission support and system sustainment for various configurations of rapid aerostat initial deployment tower systems. Work is to be performed at Andover, Mass., with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2009. One bid was solicited and one bid received. U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Contracting and Acquisition Management Office, Huntsville, Ala., is the contracting office (W9113M-08-C-0153).
Alliant Tech Systems, Plymouth, Minn., and Textron Defense Systems, Wilmington, Mass., were awarded on May 29, 2009, in a Joint Venture, a cost-plus-incentive-fee/firm-fixed-price (Hybrid) contract for the procurement of the Spider XS-7 networked munitions low rate initial production phase three materials with long vendor production times. Work is to be performed at Wilmington, Mass., (50.1 precent), and Plymouth, Minn., (49.9 precent), with an estimated completion date of Nov. 30, 2012. One bid was solicited and one bid received. U.S. Army Contracting Command JM&L Contracting Center, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15QKN-06-C-0154).
BAE Systems, Tactical Vehicle Systems Limited Partnership, Sealy, Texas, was awarded on May 28, 2009, an $11,520, 423.98 firm-fixed-price and cost-reimbursement contract for a modification for the procurement of fuel tank fire suppression as a ceiling priced charge order for 5,300 vehicles on contract and obligating 49.5 precent of the ceiling price. Work is to be performed at Sealy, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2010. One bid was solicited and one bid received. U.S. Army Tank and Automotive Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-08-C-0460).
BBN Technologies, Cambridge, Mass., was awarded on May 27, 2009, a $10,316,561 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to exercise Option 1 for research in quantum information science. Work is to be performed in Cambridge, Mass., (61.2 precent), Arlington, Va., (29.1 precent), and Yorktown Heights, N.Y., (9.7 precent), with an estimated completion date of May 27, 2009. Six bids were solicited and six bids received. Defense Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (HR0011-06-C-0051).
CCI Group, Inc., Anchorage, Alaska, was awarded on May 28, 2009, a $6,250,598 firm-fixed-price contract to repair airfield payments at Bangor Air National Guard Base, Bangor, Maine, by replacing the remaining portion of an existing aircraft parking apron and repairing the apron in front of Building 542. The project includes installation of approximately 4,200 cubic yards of Portland Cement Concrete, 37,300 tons of Bituminous Cement Concrete, drainage structures, deicing system piping and controls. Work is to be performed at Bangor, Maine, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 5, 2009. Bids solicited: One offeror eight (a) sole source; Bids Received: One offer received. National Guard Bureau is the contracting activity (W912JD-09-C-0002).
AeroVironment, Inc., Monrovia, Calif., was awarded on May 28, 2009, a $5,437,556 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract in which AeroVironment, Inc., (AV) offers DARPA the Stealthy, Persistent, Perch and Stare Air Vehicle System (SP2S). The (SP2S) system fills the need for close-range surveillance and reconnaissance missions. This system also combines the strategic capability of stealthy operations with mission-adaptable perch and stare observation modes. The current SP2S Phase 11B program ends with delivery quantity five (5) Block 0 systems and the initial military user evaluation (LTE). The purpose of the LTE is to verify the utility of such a small VTOL perch and Stare system (currently no such system exists). It is also the first opportunity to identify the shortfalls and areas within the system that require improvements or design changes to meet the needs of the users. The additional work was required to take the military users feedback and refine/upgrade the system to meet diverse requirements of a wide group of users. This task would then result in the delivery of ten (10) upgraded systems for a second LTE. Work is to be performed at Simi Valley, Calif., (85 precent), and at Stanford University, Stanford, Calif., (15 precent), with an estimated completion date of May 3, 2010. Bids were solicited by Broad Agency Announcement with over 100 bids received. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Contracts Management Office, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity (HR0011-07-C-0075).
Tyonek Fabrication Corp., Madison, Ala., was awarded on May 28, 2009, a $5,698,500 firm-fixed-price contract for the OH-58 KIOWA airframe for 340 each, control box, Elec., (AEU), NSN: 1055-01-H97-5411, part number 635107M100. Work is to be performed at Madison, Ala., with an estimated completion date of May 31, 2012. One bid was solicited and one bid received. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aviation and Missile Command, Contracting Center, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-04-D-0061).
Missile Defense Agency Contract Award
The Microtechnologies, LLC of Vienna, Va., is being awarded a sole-source, cost-plus-award-fee contract modification under contract HQ0006-08-C-0004 for $15,515,314. The services are to operate and maintain existing and planned video teleconferencing facilities in multiple Missile Defense Agency locations. This sole source award is a modification to extend the existing contract through Nov. 15, 2010, with a six-month option. The amount obligated on this action is $2,069,500 using fiscal year 2009 Research, Development, Test and Evaluation funds. The Missile Defense Agency is the contracting activity (HQ0006-08-C-0004).
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