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DoD Contracts: Aviation Training Consulting LLC Awarded $24M for KC-130J Aircraft
Aviation Training Consulting LLC*, Altus, Okla., is being awarded a $24,988,000 firm-fixed-price contract to provide instructional services in support of the KC-130J aircraft for the government of Kuwait under the Foreign Military Sales program. Services include instruction on operating the KC-130J simulators and aircraft. Work will be performed at Kuwait City, Kuwait (90 percent) and Cherry Point, N.C. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2017. Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $7,595,492 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-4. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Fla., is the contracting office (N61340-14-C-0007).
National Institute of Building Sciences, Washington, D.C., is being awarded a maximum amount $12,500,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for architectural design and engineering services for The National Institute of Building Sciences. The work to be performed provides for ongoing criteria preparation and shall fall under the following two categories: preparation and dissemination of emerging innovative technology source information and/or criteria, commercially supported, embedded within the Whole Building Design Guide; and make findings and advise public/private sectors of the economy with respect to the use of building science and technology in achieving nationally acceptable standards and the irregularities and inconsistencies which arise from their application to particular localities or special local conditions. No task orders are being issued at this time. Work will be performed in Washington, D.C., to support the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Atlantic area of responsibility, and is expected to be completed by March 2018. Fiscal 2013 military construction, Defense Agency contract funds in the amount of $5,000 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract is a sole-source procurement under FAR 6.302-5, authorized or required by statute. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N62470-14-D-3006).
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Hurst, Texas, is being awarded a $12,281,805 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N68936-12-D-0003) for the hardware and software upgrades in support of the H-1 Upgrade Program. Services to be provided include design, development, studies, and implementation of the upgrades to existing software and ancillary hardware and/or improved functionality and obsolescence management of the aircraft. Work will be performed in Woodland Hills, Calif. (75percent) and Hurst, Texas (25 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2014. No funding will be obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., is the contracting activity.
NAVMAR Applied Sciences Corp.*, Warminster, Pa., is being awarded a $10,168,177 ceiling-priced delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N68335-10-G-0026; DO 0014) for engineering, integration, system maintenance/repair services, and training for the continued development of advanced sensors and systems in support of naval aviation missions of the Special Operations Command. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pa. (25 percent); Warminster, Pa. (25 percent); Yuma, Ariz. (25 percent); Tampa, Fla. (20 percent); and Florham Park, N.J. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2016. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation, Army funds and fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Army funds in the amount of $6,137,073 will be obligated at time of award, $317,813 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.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, Calif., has been awarded a $57,528,900 delivery order (0061) to an existing contract (FA8620-10-G-3038) to accomplish the tasks necessary to fabricate, deliver and/or provide hardware, software, and documentation to support the tasks necessary to upgrade and modify the remote split operations (RSO) network to support internet protocols data standards. This acquisition is for the procurement of 234 Ground Control Station kits, seven containerized dual control segment kits, 25 Squadron Operations Center (SOC) low density kits, five Creech SOC low density kits, six Creech SOC high density kits, 24 relay kits, 71 relay circuit to packet kits, three Creech wide-area network kits, one Cannon WAN kit, 26 WAN LD kits, two Cannon SOC kits, 17 relay rack kits, ten network management kits, and related spares and support equipment. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Work will be performed at Poway, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 17, 2015. Fiscal 2012 and 2013 procurement funds in the amount of $57,528,900 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WIIK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.