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Defense Contracts – March 11, 2013

The DEFENSE CONTRACTS for March 11, 2013 were awarded to the following companies:

NAVY

Bell/Boeing Joint Program Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $73,002,094 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to repair 142 components in support of the V-22 aircraft.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (80 percent) and Ridley Park, Pa. (20 percent), and the expected completion date is Sept. 8, 2015.  Funding for this contract will be individual task orders.  No funds will be obligated at time of award and therefore, will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 USC 2304 (c)(1).  The NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N00383-13-D-017N).

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $71,623,427 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0059) for the modification and delivery of six vertical take-off and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (VTUAV) and seven ground control stations in support of the VTUAV endurance upgrade rapid deployment capability effort.  Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas (32 percent); Ozark, Ala. (27 percent); Rancho Bernardo, Calif. (25 percent); Moss Point, Miss. (15 percent); and Point Mugu, Calif. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2014.  Fiscal 2012 and 2013 Aircraft Procurement Navy contract funds in the amount of $71,623,427 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

W.M. Robots LLC.*, Colmar, Pa, is being awarded an $18,081,851 modification to previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-11-D-0015) for the procurement of Vallon mine detectors and consumable spares in support of foreign military sales to Afghanistan (100 percent).  Work will be performed in Colmar, Pa, and is expected to be completed by September 2013.  Funding in the amount of $18,081,851 will be obligated at time of award.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity.

The Applied Physical Sciences Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $15,162,432 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of configurable technology to provide anti-submarine warfare surveillance over large, operationally relevant, deep ocean areas.  This effort will include system architecture and design, sensors and processing, communications mobility, and energy requirements.  This 15-month contract includes one, six-month option which, if exercised, would bring the potential value of this contract to $21,213,511.  Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and work is expected to be completed June 10, 2014.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency broad agency announcement (BAA 11-24), and published on the Federal Business Opportunities website and the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center e-Commerce Central website.  The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N66001-13-C-4006).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Sensors (MS2), Manassas, Va., is being awarded a $9,040,687 not to exceed delivery order #1082 under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00104-10-G-A109) for the repair of parts for the NA/UYQ-70 advanced display and processor systems for tactical and command, control, communication, computers intelligence (C4I) applications for target acquisition and tracking, weapons control, theater air defense, anti-submarine warfare, battle group communication and airborne surveillance and control.  Work will be performed at 35 various locations throughout the United States and is expected to be completed by March 2014.  Contract funds will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year.  Fiscal 2013 Navy Working Capital funds in the amount of $4,429,936 will be obligated at the time of the award.  One company was solicited for the non-competitive requirement and one offer was received in response to the original solicitation in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1).  NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity.

The Entwistle Co.*, Hudson, Mass., is being awarded a $7,433,459 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N68335-10-C-0313) to exercise an option to procure 48 A/S32P-25A fire fighting vehicle conversion kits.  Work will be performed in Hudson, Mass., and is expected to be completed in September 2017.   Fiscal 2011, 2012, and 2013 Aircraft Procurement, Navy contract funds in the amount of $7,433,459 are being obligated at time of award, $2,332,829 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J. is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $6,563,713 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-2000) for the procurement of four torpedo tube launched (TTL) Tomahawk Block IV all-up-round missiles for the government of the United Kingdom under the Foreign Military Sales Program.  The Tomahawk Block IV missile is capable of launch from surface ships equipped with the vertical launch system (VLS), submarines equipped with the capsule launch system (CLS), and submarines equipped with the TTL launch system.  Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (32.6 percent); Camden, Ark. (13 percent); Ogden, Utah (10.5 percent);  Dallas, Tex. (3.5 percent); Minneapolis, Minn. (3.3 percent); Glenrothes, Scotland (3.3 percent); Spanish Fork, Utah (3.1 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (3 percent); Walled Lake, Mich. (2.6 percent); Anniston, Ala. (2.5 percent);  Ft. Wayne, Ind. (2.3 percent); Ontario, Canada (2.2 percent); Vergennes, Vt. (2.1 percent); Berryville, Ark. (1.8 percent); Westminster, Colo. (1.6 percent); Largo, Fla. (1.5 percent); Middletown, Conn. (1.3 percent); Huntsville, Ala. (1.2 percent); Clearwater, Fla. (0.8 percent); Moorpark, Calif. (0.8 percent); El Monte, Calif. (0.6 percent); Salt Lake City, Utah (0.6 percent); Farmington, N.M. (0.2 percent); and various continental U.S. (CONUS) and outside CONUS locations (5.6 percent); and is expected to be completed in February 2015.  Foreign Military Sales funding in the amount of $6,563,713 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY

Jacksonville Jetport LLC., Jacksonville, Fla., was awarded contract SP0600-13-D-0046.  The award is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for $48,823,761 for aircraft fuel services.  Location of performance is Florida with a March 31, 2017 performance completion date.  Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies.  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.

CTS Cement Manufacturing Corp.*, Cypress, Calif., was issued a modification exercising the second option period on contract SPM8EG-10-D-0001/P00092.  The modification is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-quantity contract for $13,865,022 for rigid concrete repair.  Location of performance is California with a March 10, 2014 performance completion date.  Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 Defense Revolving Capital funds.  The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.

U.S. SPECIAL OPERATIONS COMMAND

Teledyne Brown Engineering Inc., Huntsville, Ala, was awarded an $8,467,615 estimated contract cost increase as a result of formal reprogramming under its indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the development and test of an engineering development model for the shallow water combat submersible program.  The work will be performed in Huntsville, and is expected to be completed within twenty-four months from issuance of contract modification.  The contracting activity is U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., (H92222-11-D-0002).

Remington Arms Co., LLC., Madison, N.C., is being awarded a ten year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for the purchase of the precision sniper rifle (PSR) system for U.S. Special Operations forces.  The estimated contract value is $79,717,783.  The maximum quantities for this requirement are projected to be 5,150 PSR systems and 4,696,800 rounds of ammunition.  The work will be performed at Remington facilities in Ilion, N.Y., and Elizabethtown, Ky., and the ammunition at Barnes Bullets facility, Mona, Utah.  The expected completion date is March 7, 2023.  The contracting activity is U.S. Special Operations Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., (H92222-13-D-0003).

AIR FORCE

MultiLingual Solutions, Rockville, Md., is being awarded an $8,011,321,52 contract modification (FA7037-10-D-0002-0006-01) for linguist/analyst servcies.  The location of performance is Offutt Air Force Base, Neb.; Fort Meade, Md.; Fort Gordon, Ga.; Hurlburt Field, Fla.; Kadena Air Base, Japan; Royal Air Force Mildenhall, United Kingdom; Lackland Air Force Base, Texas; Salt Lake City, Utah; Fort Bragg, N.C.; Goodfellow Air Force Base, Texas, and Kunia, Hawaii.  Work is expected to be completed by July 9, 2013.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013.  The contracting activity is AF ISR Agency, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., (FA8626-10-D-2132) is being awarded a $7,060,582 firm-fixed-price contract for Litening ATP-SE Phase IV Operational Flight Program.  The location of performance is Rolling Meadows, Ill.  Work is expected to be completed by Jan. 12, 2015.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2012.  The contracting activity is AFLCMC/WNQK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

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