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DoD Contracts: Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office Awarded $14M for V-22 Aircraft
Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $14,641,931 for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 0089 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-12-G-0006) in support of the V-22 aircraft for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy. This order provides for the research and of engineering and technical analysis of new capabilities of the V-22 aircraft. Work will be performed at Ridley Park, Pennsylvania (55 percent) and Fort Worth, Texas (45 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2019. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force) funds in the amount of $2,084,000 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This delivery order combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force ($8,785,159; 60 percent) and the U.S. Navy ($5,856,772; 40 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Benaka, Inc.,* New Brunswick, New Jersey (N40085-14-D-0029); Black Horse Group, LLC,* Watertown, New York (N40085-14-D-0030); Cherokee General Corp.,* Federal Way, Washington (N40085-14-D-0031); H. V. Collins Co.,* Providence, Rhode Island (N40085-14-D-0032); Structural Associates, Inc.,* East Syracuse, New York (N40085-14-D-0033); Watermark,* Lowell, Massachusetts (N40085-14-D-0034); and Wu & Associates, Inc.,* Cherry Hill, New Jersey (N40085-14-D-0035), are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award design-build/design-bid-build construction contract for construction projects in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic Public Works Department Maine area of responsibility (AOR). The maximum dollar value including the base period and four option years for all seven contracts combined is $95,000,000. The work to be performed provides for new construction, renovation, alteration and repair, demolition and repair work by design-build or by design-bid-build for various types of facilities. Black Horse Group, LLC, is being awarded task order 0001 at $5,059,583 for Whole Center Repairs at the Naval Operational Support Center in Plainville, Connecticut. Work for this task order is expected to be completed by July 2015. All work on these contracts will be performed within the NAVFAC Mid-Atlantic Public Works Department Maine AOR which includes Maine (70 percent), New Hampshire (5 percent), Vermont (5 percent), Massachusetts (5 percent), Connecticut (5 percent), Rhode Island (4 percent) and New York (5 percent). Work may also be performed in the remainder of the United States (1 percent). The terms of the contracts are not to exceed 60 months, with an expected completion date of July 2019. Fiscal 2014 operation and maintenance (Navy Reserve) contract funds in the amount of $5,089,583 are obligated on these awards and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. These seven contractors may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract. Future task orders will be primarily funded by military construction (Navy); operation and maintenance (Navy); Navy working capital funds; and operation and maintenance (Navy Reserve). These contracts were competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with 22 proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
Structural Builders, Inc., Atlanta, Georgia (FA4830-14-D-0001); Maverick Constructors, LLC, Lutz, Florida (FA4830-14-D-0002); Semper Tek, Inc., Lexington, Kentucky (FA4830-14-D-0003); Artesian Contracting Company, Inc., Albany, Georgia (FA4830-14-D-0004); CCI Solutions, LLC, Shalimar, Florida (FA4830-14-D-0005); DTH Corp., Newport News, Virginia (FA4830-14-D-0006); OAC Action Construction Corp., Miami, Florida (FA4830-14-D-0007); RCA Contracting, Inc., Montezuma, Georgia (FA4830-14-D-0008); and Paul S. Akins Company, Inc., Statesboro, Georgia (FA4830-14-D-0009), have been awarded an maximum $225,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contract for Design-Build construction projects. Projects shall include all work necessary to design, construct, and/or renovate including design build and bid build facilities for Moody Air Force Base, Grassy Pond and Grand Bay Range, Georgia, and Avon Park Range, Florida. Work shall be performed in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract and resulting task orders, and is expected to be completed by the date negotiated for each task order. This IDIQ is one base year with four-one year options. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition posted to FedBizOpps and 36 offers were received. Funding will be determined with each order. 23rd Contracting Squadron, Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.
Jacobs Technology, Inc., Bedford, Massachusetts, has been awarded an $18,255,200 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursable contract modification (P00003) for FA8721-14-C-0016 to provide engineering and technology acquisition support services which consists of disciplined systems/specialty engineering and technical/information assurance services, support, and products using established government, contractor and industry processes. Work will be performed at Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, Lackland Air Force Base, Texas, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, and Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by April 30, 2015. This award is the result of a sole source acquisition. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 procurement, aircraft procurement, research and development, and operations and maintenance funding in the amount of $1,400,097 will be obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/PZM, Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.
Sea Box Inc., Cinnaminson, New Jersey, has been awarded a $17,460,000 modification (P00010) to FA8532-12-F-0002 for manufacture and delivery of Basic Expeditionary Airfield Resources (BEAR) Hygiene Systems. The total cumulative face value of the contract is $34,660,000. This modification provides for exercise of options for an additional 45 BEAR Hygiene Systems being procured under the basic contract. Work will be performed at Cinnaminson, New Jersey, and is expected to be completed by Oct. 31, 2016. Fiscal 2014 Air Force procurement funds in the amount of $17,460,000 are being obligated at time of award. This is not a multiyear contract. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WNKB, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.
Engineering and Software Systems Solution, doing business as ES3, San Diego, California, has been awarded a $7,500,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Landing Gear Emergency Response engineering service contract. The contractor will provide technical support necessary to respond to urgent requests for engineering assistance. Efforts include mishap or failure analysis, system safety evaluation, failure modes and impact criticality analysis, and short term remediation and fleet stabilization efforts for various weapon systems. Work will be performed at San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by July 6, 2018. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition; an unlimited number of offers were solicited and two offers were received. Fiscal 2014 working capital funds in the amount of $1,000 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Sustainment Center/OLH PZAAB, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (FA8203-14-D-0001).
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BP Products North America Inc., Chicago, Illinois, has been awarded a maximum $25,706,502 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for reformulated blendstock for oxygenate blending gasoline. This contract was a competitive acquisition and five offers were received.
Location of performance is Massachusetts, with a Sept. 1, 2014, performance completion date. This is a two-month base contract with no option periods. Using service is Department of Energy. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 Department of Energy funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Fort Belvoir, Virginia (SP0600-14-D-8542).
Shell Trading Company, Houston, Texas, has been awarded a maximum $12,517,260 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for conventional blendstock for oxygenate blending gasoline. This contract was a competitive acquisition and five offers were received. Location of performance is Maine, with a Sept. 1, 2014, performance completion date. This is a one-month base contract with no option periods. Using service is Department of Energy. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 Department of Energy funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Fort Belvoir, Virginia (SP0600-14-D-8540).
Oxford Construction of Pennsylvania, Inc., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was awarded a $10,420,277 firm-fixed-price foreign military sales contract (Israel) with options for the construction of two three-story structures for the recruitment center at Israeli Defense Forces Jalame Camp, Israel. Work will be performed in Israel with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2015. Three bids were solicited with two received. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $10,420,277 are being obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Europe District, APO, AE, is the contracting activity (W912GB-14-C-0025).