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Defense Contracts – February 5, 2013

The DEFENSE CONTRACTS were awarded to the following companies. Congratulations!


SMIT Salvage, Singapore, was awarded on Feb. 1, 2013, a $24,889,904 delivery order against previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-12-D-4120) to provide support for emergency response and recovery operations for the USS Guardian (MCM 5) grounding on Tubbataha Reef, Sulu Sea, Philippines.  Support will include personnel, vessels and equipment required for assessment, planning, stabilization, oil removal and vessel recovery.  Work will be performed in the vicinity of the Tubbataha Reef, Philippines, (72 percent); Palawan, Philippines, (15 percent); Singapore, SG, (10 percent); Washington, D.C., (1 percent); Rotterdam, The Netherlands, (1 percent); and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2013.  Fiscal 2013 Operations and Maintenance, Navy funds in the amount of $24,889,904 will be obligated at time of award.  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.

Detyens Shipyards Inc., North Charleston, S.C., is being awarded an $8,457,403 firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Robert E. Peary (T-AKE 5).  Work will include inspecting the propeller shaft and stern tube; installing a reverse osmosis desalination unit to produce fresh water; installing a chlorpac unit; overhauling sea valves; and cleaning and painting the underwater hull.  Peary’s primary mission is to operate as part of a carrier strike group, providing fuel, ammunition, and dry and refrigerated stores to support the Navy ships at sea, enabling them to remain underway for extended periods.  The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $9,885,453.  Work will be performed in North Charleston, S.C., and is expected to be completed by May 2013.  Contract funds in the amount of $8,457,403 are obligated in fiscal 2013, and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured, with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received.  Military Sealift Command Norfolk, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N32205-13-C-3010).

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $6,983,525 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00024-10-C-5124) for technical engineering and associated materials required to execute development and testing efforts at the Aegis Sites, including the Combat Systems Engineering Development Site, Spy-1A Test Facility Site and the Naval Systems Computing Center.  Work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J., and is expected to be completed by March 2013.  Funding in the amount of $6,983,525 will be obligated at time of award.  The applicable funding is fiscal 2012 and fiscal 2013 research, development, testing and evaluation.  Contract funds in the amount of $1,013,018 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.


Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, Austin, Texas, (W9124J-09-D-0005) is being awarded a $15,531,068 firm-fixed-price contract for full food services.  The location of the performance is Fort Sam Houston, Camp Bullis, and Joint Base San Antonio, Texas.  Work is expected to be completed by Jan. 31, 2014.  Type of appropriation is Air Force funding for fiscal 2013.  The contracting activity is 502nd CONS/LGCA, Fort Sam Houston, Texas.


Mercury Air Center Inc., doing business as Atlantic Aviation, North Charleston, S.C., was awarded contract SP0600-13-D-0020.  The award is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract with a maximum $13,323,012 for fuel.  Location of performance is South Carolina with a March 31, 2015 performance completion date.  Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies.  There was one solicitation with one response.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 through fiscal 2017 Defense Working Capital funds.  The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Fort Belvoir, Va.

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At age 6, Susan was destined to be a journalist and photographer.  In 1980, Susan founded Bainbridge News and The Bainbridge Chronicle Newspaper. Bainbridge News specializes in Military and National Politics, including Military Funerals and Burials and Political Funerals and Burials.  Susan has covered the White House, the Pentagon and Capitol Hill. She has covered every president from Ronald Reagan to Barack Obama. Recognized for her versatility, Susan has also covered finance, crime, civil rights events, marches, sports, musical events and more. In 1990, she established Bainbridge Photography, an On-Location photography company. In addition to military and political events, including Military and Political funerals and burials, Bainbridge Photography expanded into covering ALL funerals and burials, receptions, weddings, real estate, inventory, insurance, portrait, head shot, pets, fire and Hazmat.  Miss Bainbridge believes in going the extra mile. "My Clients always come first." In 1980, Susan began her career in Washington, D.C., working for WMZQ Radio as a reporter and guest hostess from 1980 to 1985. Intrigued by radio, Susan wanted to write, freelancing for radio, television and print newspapers, including AP, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, The Northern Virginia Sun, The Press-Republican and The Bainbridge Chronicle (established by Susan Bainbridge). In 1986, Susan worked at WDCA-TV Channel 20 as a guest hostess for "Eye On Washington." From 1990 to 1994, Susan reported and anchored for "The Arlington Weekly News." Additionally, she produced a segment for the G. Gordon Liddy Radio Show. A prolific writer, while in high school in 1977, Bainbridge wrote an episode for NBC's "Little House on The Prairie" entitled "Laura's Best Friend." Though the show's producers did not use the script then, NBC producers encouraged Susan to pursue a writing and journalism career. Susan is a member of the National Press Club, the National Press Photographer's Association and the Society of Professional Journalists. Susan Bainbridge's recognitions include from former Presidents Ronald Reagan, George Herbert Walker Bush and Bill Clinton, former First Lady Nancy Reagan, former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, the late actor Lorne Greene, among many others. BAINBRIDGE NEWS was founded in 1980 by Susan Bainbridge (a sixth generation writer), a third generation journalist, a first generation photographer and a fourth generation entrepreneur. She is the first generation to establish a news business. Bainbridge News is dedicated in honor of Miss Bainbridge's late grandfather and idol, Mark S. Watson (The Baltimore Sun editor and war correspondent from 1920 to his death in 1966).

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