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

5 p.m. ET February 03, 2012



The Missile Defense Agency is announcing the award of a sole-source indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to Lockheed Martin Corp., Sunnyvale, Calif. The total ceiling award value is $515,400,000. Under this follow-on contract, the contractor will be responsible for development, integration, and testing of any upgrades to the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. Task orders issued under this contract will address the continued development, enhancement, and testing of the THAAD components/system. The THAAD element is comprised of the following components: interceptor, THAAD fire control and communication, launcher, peculiar support equipment, and AN/TPY-2 radar integrated into a weapon system. Examples of task orders include, but are not limited to, communications upgrades, obsolescence mitigation, flight and ground testing, and spiral development to further integrate THAAD in the BMDS architecture through development of unifying missile defense functions. The work will be performed in Sunnyvale, Calif., and Huntsville, Ala. The ordering period is from Feb. 1, 2012 through Jan. 31, 2017. Fiscal 2012 research, development, test and evaluation funds will be used to incrementally fund the initial orders. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is not a Foreign Military Sales acquisition. The MDA, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the buying activity (HQ0147-12-D-0001).


Oshkosh Defense, Oshkosh, Wis., is being awarded $94,352,041 for fixed-price delivery order 0151 under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (M67854-06-D-5028) for the purchase of 143 Logistics Vehicle System Replacement (LVSR) production cargo vehicles, federal retail excise tax for 113 cargo vehicles; 69 LVSR tractor (fifth wheel) vehicles; and federal retail excise tax for 20 tractor vehicles. Work will be performed in Oshkosh, Wis., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Marine Corps System Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.

Dakota Creek Industries, Inc., Anacortes, Wash., is being awarded a $70,966,513 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-2201) to exercise option for the detail design and construction of the second Ocean-class Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) ship. This option exercise includes the detail design and construction for the second Ocean-class AGOR ship. The Ocean-class AGOR ships will be well-equipped modern oceanographic research platforms capable of satisfying a wide range of research activities conducted by academic institutions and national laboratories involved in oceanographic research. Work will be performed in Anacortes, Wash. (41 percent); Seattle, Wash. (38 percent); Alpharetta, Ga. (9 percent); Hood River, Ore. (8 percent); Houston, Texas (2 percent); and Molndal, Sweden (2 percent). Work is expected to be completed by April 2015. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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