U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)
|FOR RELEASE AT||No. 1047-07|
|5 p.m. ET||August 27, 2007|
General Electric Co., Aircraft Engines is being awarded a contract for $231,215,100. The objective of the Adaptive Versatile Engine Technology (ADVENT) program is to develop and demonstrate inlet, engine, exhaust nozzle, and integrated thermal management technologies that enable optimized propulsion system performance over a broad range of altitude and flight velocity. The ADVENT program will demonstrate integration technologies to Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 4-5 and engine technologies to TRL-6 in a large thrust class, with emphasis on multi-design point demonstration of significant advancements in thrust, fuel efficiency, development cost, production cost and maintenance cost characteristics over baseline engines. At this time, $129,140 has been obligated. For more information please call (937) 255-2643. AFRL/PKPB, Bldg 167, 2310 8th Street, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7801 is the contracting activity (FA8650-07-C-2802).
Call Henry, Inc., is being awarded a contract modification for $8,821,848. The action is a Launch Operations Support Contract. This contract is for centralized management, operation, maintenance, repair, upgrade, and launch support for critical range and launch facilities and infrastructure supporting range transmitting and receiving sites, launch pads, spacecraft clean rooms, processing facilities, and aerospace ground equipment. The major elements includes cranes, hoists, mechanical systems, pressure vessels, towers, and elevators; operation of Vandenberg power plants and power generators; and on-site support for launch activities such as operation and monitoring the South Vandenberg Poser Plant during launch activities. At this time, no funds have been obligated. For more information please call (805) 605-8023. Contracting activity is Air Force Space Command; 30th Contracting Squadron; 30CONS/LGCZG; Bldg 7015, 806 13th Street Suite 2; Vandenberg AFB, CA 93437-5226 (F04610-04-C-0004; Modification P00031).
Aviation Technologies, Inc. is being awarded a firm-fixed-price contract for $8,741,992. The Hydraulic Component Test Stand (HCT) is a piece of back shop test equipment to test a variety of aircraft and support equipment hydraulic components. The test stand provides hydraulic pressure and flow as well as pressurized nitrogen and air for testing the components. This requirement is for 75 units. At this time, all funds have been obligated. For more information please call (478) 222-1755. 642 CB SSS/GBKBB, 400 Richard Ray Blvd, Suite 200, Robins AFB, GA 31098-1640 is the contracting activity (FA8533-07-C-0001).
Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Raleigh, N.C., is being awarded an $11,940,000 firm-fixed-price contract for Project P1184, Marine Special Operations Center (MARSOC), Marine Corp Base, Camp Lejeune, N.C. The work to be performed includes design and construction of a single story MARSOC Dining Facility, demolition of five houses and associated environmental mitigation. Work will be performed in Camp Lejeune, N.C., and is expected to be completed by March 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Naval Facilities Engineering Command e-solicitation website, with 66 proposals solicited and one offer received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N40085-07-C-1902).
Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems., Sudbury, Mass., is being awarded an $8,915,030firm-fixed-price requirements contract for logistics support of the AEGIS Transmitter Group and MK99 Fire Control System. This announcement combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (one percent) and the Government of Japan (50 percent); Norway (25 percent); and Spain, 24 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. This contract contains four one-year options, which if exercised, bring the total estimated value of the contract to $49,081,437. Work will be performed in Sudbury, Mass. (10 percent); and Norfolk, Va. (90 percent), and work is expected to be completed by April 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not awarded competitively. The Naval Inventory Control Point is the contracting activity (N00104-07-D-ZD51).
Raytheon Technical Services Co., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded $8,615,988 for firm-fixed-price order #7210 under previously awarded contract for components of the APG-73 radar system used to support the F/A-18 aircraft. Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif. (48 percent); Forest, Miss. (44 percent); and Andover, Mass. (8 percent), and work is to be completed by August 2009. Contract funds will not have expired at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not awarded competitively. The Naval Inventory Control Point is the contracting activity (N00383-04-G-011F).
Correction: the contract awarded on August 7, 2007, to Canadian Commercial Corporation, General Dynamics Land Systems Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, (M67854-07-D-5028), should have stated the dollar amount as $335,881,940.
MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY
Raytheon Missile Systems of Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $141,999,451 cost-plus-award-fee contract modification for engineering and technical services for the continued missile design and development, fabrication, test, and flight test support for the Standard Missile-3 for the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona and is expected to be complete by December 2007. The contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C. is the contracting activity (N00024-03-C-6111). FY 07 research and development funds will be used. The contract modification will be incrementally funded, and at award will obligate $48,573,012 FY-07 research and development.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Alfab Inc., Enterprise, Ala, is being awarded a maximum $8,067,600 fixed price with economic price adjustment contract to perform Facilities Maintenance, Class IV Pallet and Mat Assembly (F44) Configuration for a one year period for DPSC.
Proposals were Web-solicited and 2 responded. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Date of performance completion is August 24, 2008. Contracting activity is the Defense Supply Center Philadelphia (DPSC), Philadelphia, Pa (SP0500-05-R-0074
Northrop Grumman, Redondo Beach, Calif., was awarded on Aug. 24, 2007, a $5,497,436 modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for 15 Kilowatt Oscillator Power Amplifier Lasers. Work will be performed in Redondo Beach, Calif., and is expected to be completed by May 24, 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on May 25, 2007. The U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W9113M-05-C-0216).
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