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Defense Contracts – March 14, 2013

DEFENSE CONTRACTS for March 14, 2013 were awarded to the following companies.


The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a revised not-to-exceed amount of $3,543,500,000 contract modification (FA8505-12-C-0001, P00004) for country standard time compliance technical order development, integration and testing fabrication of trial kits to support validation and verification activities, procurement of 68 F-15S to SA conversion kits and the procurement and installation of four base stand-up kits.  This modification is a decrease of $456,160,000 for a revised not-to-exceed of $3,543,500,000 for the F-15 S/SA conversion and provisioning program.  The location of the performance is St. Louis, Mo.  Work is expected to be completed by Dec. 19, 2019.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2012 through fiscal 2013.  The contracting activity is AFLCMC/WWKA, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.  Contract involves foreign military sales.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $173,643,542 firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable-no-fee, time and material contract (FA8523-13-D-0002) for sustainment of the LITENING Targeting Pod System.  The location of performance is Rolling Meadows, Ill.  Work is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2017.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013.  The contracting activity is AFLCMC/WNKCA, Robins Air Force Base, Ga.


The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $128,393,761 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-04-C-3146) for engineering labor to perform extended lifetime fatigue testing, teardown, and post-teardown analysis of the P-8A airframe under the P-8A System Development and Demonstration Program.  The engineering tasks and analyses are necessary to authorize P-8A operations for up to 150 percent of the specified service life of the airframe, dependent upon the results of the extended lifetime testing.  Work will be performed in Seattle, Wash. (95 percent), and St. Louis, Mo. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2018.  Fiscal 2013 Research, Development, Testing and Evaluation, Navy contract funds in the amount of $128,393,761 are being obligated on this 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.

Tetra Tech EC Inc., Virginia Beach, Va., is being awarded an indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contract with a maximum amount of $100,000,000 for environmental remediation services for projects at various locations within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Atlantic area of responsibility (AOR).  No task orders are being issued at this time.  Work will be performed primarily within the NAVFAC Atlantic AOR which includes North Carolina (29 percent); Virginia (25 percent); Maryland (15 percent); Connecticut (5 percent); Maine (5 percent); Massechusetts (5 percent); Washington, D.C. (5 percent); Africa (5 percent); Pennsylvania (4 percent); West Virginia (1 percent); and Vieques, Puerto Rico (1 percent).  Although principle geographical areas are identified for the contract, the contractor may be required to perform work at any Navy or Marine Corps activity in the AOR covered by NAVFAC Atlantic.  Work may also be added and performed anywhere outside of NAVFAC Atlantic’s AOR, as required by the government.  The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months with an expected completion date of March 2018.  Fiscal 2013 Environmental Restoration, Navy contract funds in the amount of $10,000 are obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with three proposals received.  The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N62470-13-D-8007).


LB and B Associates Inc., Columbia, Md., was awarded contract SP0600-13-C-5307.  The award is a firm-fixed-price for a minimum $21,623,595 for bulk contractor owned-contractor operated fuel receipt, storage, and issue services, storage and maintenance services at an existing retail government owned-contractor operator self-service fuel ground station.  Locations of performance are Cape Canaveral Air Force Station and Maryland with a Sept. 30, 2018 performance completion date.  Using military service is Air Force.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 through fiscal 2018 Defense Working Capital funds.  The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Fort Belvoir, Va.

DL FMS Joint Venture*, Clover, S.C., was awarded contract SP0600-13-C-5323.  The award is a firm-fixed-price contract for a minimum $12,460,291 for operation, maintenance, product quality surveillance, inventory control and accounting, security, safety, and plant protection.  Locations of performance are South Carolina and California with a March 31, 2018 performance completion date.  Using military service is Navy.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 through fiscal 2018 Defense Working Capital funds.  The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Fort Belvoir, Va.


Raytheon Co., Marlborough, Mass., is being awarded a $21,556,370 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (HR0011-13-C-0039).  The statement of work for this effort is classified.  Work will be performed in Marlborough, Mass. (60 percent) and Cambridge, Mass. (40 percent).  The work is expected to be completed by March 13, 2016.  The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.

California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Calif. is being awarded a $15,150,012 modification to a cooperative agreement (HR0011-11-2-0006).  This modification is for the autonomous diagnostics to enable prevention and therapeutics:  diagnostics on demand (ADEPT: DxOD) program.  The digital slipchip platform for use in limited resource settings (LRS) will be designed to provide analytic parity with the equipment typically used in reference laboratories, yet with a user experience and robustness that would permit clinical laboratory improvement amendments (CLIA)-waived status.  To allow for a high level of medical care, the device will be readable with a cell phone, so results can be transmitted to reference laboratories or remote physicians.  Work will be performed in Pasadena, Calif., (99 percent) and Alachua, Fla., (1 percent).  The work is expected to be completed by August, 2014.  The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity.


The Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, Mass., was awarded a $11,259,242 firm-fixed-price contract modification exercising the first of four option periods of service contract number HEVAS6-12-C-0001.  The contract is for comprehensive education program services, grades pre-Kindergarten through eighth, servicing eligible dependent children of Department of Defense personnel residing on Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts.  The period of performance for this option is through June 30, 2014.  The contracting activity for this action is DoDEA/DDESS, Peachtree City, Ga.

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