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DoD Contracts: BAE Systems Awarded $221M for F-16 Equipment
BAE Systems Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc., Nashua, New Hampshire, has been awarded a $221,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for F-16 support equipment and related services. Work will be performed at Nashua, New Hampshire and Ft. Worth, Texas, and is expected to be complete by Feb. 4, 2020. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition and is 100 percent foreign military sales to multiple countries including Morocco, Egypt, Oman, Pakistan, Indonesia and Portugal. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (FA8232-15-D-0001).
Tunista Services, Honolulu, Hawaii, has been awarded a $46,652,395 firm-fixed-price contract for operation and maintenance of the Barry M. Goldwater Range and Gila Bend Air Force Auxiliary Field. Work will be performed at Gila Bend, Arizona, and is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2019. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition with three offers received. Fiscal year 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $1,789,066 are being obligated at the time of award. The 56th Contracting Squadron, Luke Air Force Base, Arizona, is the contracting activity (FA4887-15-D-0001).
Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts, is being awarded a maximum amount $302,443,626 firm-fixed-price, fixed-price-incentive and cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the ongoing acquisition of Trident (D5) MK 6 Guidance System Repair Program with failure verification, test, repair and recertification of inertial measurement units, electronic assemblies and electronic modules. Work will be performed in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (42 percent); Minneapolis, Minnesota (29 percent); Clearwater, Florida (22 percent); and Cambridge, Massachusetts (7 percent), and work is expected to be completed March 31, 2019. Fiscal 2015 weapons procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $260,861,626 and fiscal 2015 United Kingdom contract funds in the amount of $41,582,000 are being obligated at time of award. The contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract is a sole source acquisition pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). Strategic Systems Program, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00030-15-C-0003).
Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $10,464,556 for job order 0060 under previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for procurement of Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems Turret Units, electronic units and power converter units and data for the MH-60 Royal Australian Navy. This contract involves foreign military sales to Australia. The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding and laser designation for all tri-service and NATO laser guided munitions. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and is expected to be completed by April 2017. Fiscal 2015 foreign military sales funding in the amount of $10,464,556 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1), as set forth is FAR 6.302-1(b)(1)(ii) – only one or limited responsible sources and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.
Q.E.D. Systems Inc., Virginia Beach, Virginia, is being awarded a $10,321,412 cost-plus-fixed-fee level-of-effort contract with performance-incentive-fee components for third-party advanced planning services in support of chief of naval operations availabilities, continuous maintenance availabilities (CMAVs), inactivation CMAVs, sustainment availabilities, phased modernization availabilities, re-commissioning availabilities, continuous maintenance and emergent maintenance for Navy surface combatant ship classes. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $198,061,731. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia (60 percent) and San Diego, California (40 percent), and is expected to be completed by February 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $514,950 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-15-C-4400).
Reid Middleton Inc.,* Everett, Washington, is being awarded a maximum amount $10,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity architect-engineering contract for structural engineering services in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southwest area of responsibility (AOR). The work provides for structural engineering services for a wide variety of buildings and structures of various sizes and configurations, as well as high bay structures, long span structures, containment vessels tanks, weight handling equipment, retaining structures, towers and bridges. No task orders are being issued at this time. Work will be performed at various Navy and Marine Corps facilities and other government facilities within the NAVFAC Southwest AOR including, but not limited to, California (87 percent), Arizona (5 percent), Nevada (5 percent), Colorado (1 percent), New Mexico (1 percent) and Utah (1 percent). The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months with an expected completion date of February 2020. Fiscal 2015 operation and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $5,000 are obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with six proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southwest, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity (N62473-15-D-2410).
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Bell Boeing Joint Project Office, California, Maryland, has been awarded a maximum $19,353,052 firm-fixed-price contract for aircraft spare parts. This contract was a sole-source acquisition. This is a three-year base contract with one two-year option period. Location of performance is Maryland, with a Feb. 9, 2018 performance completion date. Using military services are Air Force and Marine Corps. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2015 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE4AX-14-D-9425).