U.S. Department of Defense
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs)

5 p.m. ET October 25, 2011



General Electric Co., Cincinnati, Ohio, is being awarded a $17,503,911 firm-fixed-price contract for the service life extension program kits and time compliance technical order upgrade kits in support of the upgrade of eight Egyptian Air Force F110 engines. The location of the performance is General Electric Co., Cincinnati, Ohio. 848th Supply Chain Management Group, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity (FA8122-09-G-001-0019).

L-3 Communications Corp., Communications Systems – East Division, Camden, N. J., is being awarded a $9,585,657 firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable contract for advanced extremely high frequency/special test equipment systems and three interface tester adapters; training course and maintenance manuals; technical data package (Level 3); building and installing one duplicate advanced extremely high frequency/special test equipment tester; and three interface tester adapters; data, and cost-reimbursable travel. The location of performance is L-3 Communications, Camden, N.J. Electronic Systems Center, Cryptologic Systems Contracting Division (ESC/HNCK), San Antonio, Texas, is the contracting activity (FA8307-12-C-1000).


SRI International, Menlo Park, Calif., is being awarded a $7,147,416 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The Broad Operational Language Technology Program has a goal of creating technology capable of translating multiple foreign languages in all genres, retrieving information from the translated material, and enabling bilingual communication via speech or text. Specifically, this contractor will conduct work for activities a), genre-independent translation and information retrieval system; b), human-machine communication system; c), human-human dialogue system; and d), Arabic dialect components. Work will be performed in Menlo Park, Calif. (50.22 percent); Flushing, N.Y. (2.49 percent); New York, N.Y. (11.39 percent); Hong Kong (2.41 percent); Portland, Ore. (1.00 percent); Rochester, N.Y. (1.58 percent); Edinburgh, the United Kingdom (2.41 percent); Seattle, Wash. (6.56 percent); Marseille, France (2.56 percent); Amherst, Mass. (10.68 percent); Richardson, Texas (1.26 percent); and Sunnyvale, Calif. (7.43 percent). The work is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2016. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (HR0011-12-C-0016).


Gulfport Aviation Partners, L.L.C.*, Houston, Texas, was awarded a fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract for a maximum $6,603,727 for jet fuel. Other location of performance is Gulfport Biloxi International Airport, Gulfport, Miss. Using service is Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. The date of performance completion is March 31, 2015. The Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Fort Belvoir, Va., is the contracting activity (SP0600-12-D-0001).

*Small business

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