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DoD Contracts: Bell Helicopter Textron Inc. Awarded $16M for H-1 Aircraft
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $16,947,176 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide engineering and technical field services to the H-1 aircraft airframes, avionics, electrical power plant systems and associated equipment in support of the Naval Air Technical Data and Engineering Service Command, San Diego, California. The services provided include on- and off-site proficiency training, technical guidance, and advice to resolve unusually complex technical problems. Work will be performed in Camp Pendleton, California (27 percent); McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey (18 percent); Cherry Point, North Carolina (18 percent); Kaneohe, Hawaii (10 percent); New Orleans, Louisiana (9 percent); New River, North Carolina (9 percent); and Warner Robins Air Force Base, Atlanta, Georgia (9 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2020. Fiscal 2015 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,548,962 are being obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity (N68936-15-D-0010).
Commercial Service of Bloomington Inc.,*** Bloomington, Indiana (N40085-15-D-7912); Custom Mechanical Systems Corp., Bargersville, Indiana (N40085-15-D-7913); Harrell Contracting Inc.,*** Worthington, Indiana (N40085-15-D-7914); Mastercraft Mechanical Contractors Inc.,*** Bloomington, Indiana (N40085-15-D-7915); and Siemens Government Technologies Inc., Arlington, Virginia (N40085-15-D-7916), are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award construction contract for mechanical construction projects at the Naval Support Activity, Crane, and the Glendora Test Facility. The maximum dollar value including the base period and four option years for all five contracts combined is $20,000,000. The work to be performed provides for all labor, equipment, tools, supplies, transportation, supervision, quality control, professional design services, and management necessary to perform various heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) construction, renovation, and maintenance design build or design-bid-build projects at assorted buildings and structures. Work includes but is not limited to design, general construction, alteration, repair, demolition, and work performed by special trades. Commercial Service of Bloomington, Inc. is being awarded task order 0001 at $856,000 for the Naval Surface Warfare Center Building 3235 HVAC renovation at the Naval Support Activity, Crane, Indiana. Work for this task order is expected to be completed by February 2016. All work on this contract will be performed in Crane, Indiana (95 percent), and Sullivan, Indiana (5 percent). The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months, with an expected completion date of May 2020. Fiscal 2015 working capital funds (Navy and Army) in the amount of $936,000 are being 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 eight proposals received. These five contractors may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Mid-Atlantic, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney, Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is being awarded a $7,643,131 fixed-price-incentive firm target modification to a previously awarded advanced acquisition contract (N00019-13-C-0016) for long-lead items for low-rate initial production (LRIP) Lot X. The long-lead items include group hardware supporting the LRIP Lot X delivery of conventional take off and landing (CTOL) propulsion systems for the Air Force, group hardware supporting the LRIP Lot X delivery of CTOL, carrier variant propulsion systems for the Navy/Marine Corps, and group hardware supporting the LRIP Lot X delivery of short take-off and vertical landing propulsion systems for the Marine Corps. Work will be performed in East Hartford, Connecticut (67 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (26.5 percent); and Bristol, United Kingdom (6.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2017. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Air Force and Navy) funds in the amount of $7,643,131 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($7,444,443; 97.4 percent), and the Air Force ($198,688; 2.6 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Tullahoma Industries LLC,* Tullahoma, Tennessee, has been awarded a maximum $59,389,738 modification (P00127) exercising the second one-year option period of a one-year base contract (SPM1C1-13-D-1050) with four one-year option periods for various permethrin trousers. This is a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Locations of performance are Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina and Puerto Rico, with a May 6, 2016, performance completion date. Using military service is Army. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2015 through fiscal 2016 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Pima Valve Inc.,* Chandler, Arizona, has been awarded a maximum $7,655,805 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Navy standard valves. This contract was a competitive acquisition, and three responses were received. This is a three-year base contract with two one-year option periods. Location of performance is Arizona with a May 5, 2018, performance completion date. Using military service is Navy. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2015 through fiscal 2018 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Land and Maritime, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania (SPRMM1-15-D-Y008).
Hamill Manufacturing Co.,** Trafford, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a maximum $6,608,140 firm-fixed-price contract for air barrel assembly in support of aircraft launch and recovery equipment. This contract was a competitive acquisition, and two responses were received. This is four-year base contract with no option years. Location of performance is Pennsylvania, with an Oct. 31, 2019, performance completion date. Using military service is Navy. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2015 through fiscal 2020 Navy working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPRPA1-15-C-Z041).
Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, was awarded a $26,990,015 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to update and configure Block 0 Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3) sight sensors to the Block 1 Netted LRAS3 sight sensor, configuration of up to 100 LRAS3 units. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of May 4, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Army Contracting Command, Alexandria, Virginia, is the contracting activity (W909MY-15-D-0006.
Quantitech Inc.,*** Huntsville, Alabama, was awarded a $9,999,908 firm-fixed-price contract to procure systems engineering, test and evaluation, and computer resources supporting the Counter-Rocket, Artillery, Mortar Program Directorate (C-RAM) in Iraq and Afghanistan with capability integration with the Air and Missile Defense Planning and Control System. Work will be performed in Huntsville, Alabama, with an estimated completion date of May 5, 2016. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $9,999,908 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntsville, Alabama, is the contracting activity (W912DY-15-F-0066).
Arrowpoint Corp.,*** Alexandria, Virginia, was awarded a $7,779,851 firm-fixed-price contract with options for the Reserve Component Manpower System Suite. Work will be performed in Arlington, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of May 10, 2020. Bids were solicited via the Internet with seven received. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Army) funds in the amount of $7,779,851 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command is the contracting activity (W9133L-15-F-0011).
L-3 Communications IEC, Anaheim, California, has been awarded an $18,207,336 modification (P00029) to previously awarded contract FA8807-12-C-0011 for military Global Positioning System (GPS) user equipment (MGUE). Contractor will accelerate the MGUE program through the addition of pre-prototype receiver card deliveries and test support activities to enable faster fielding of M-Code capable GPS receivers to the warfighter. Work will be performed at Anaheim, California, and is expected to be complete by Sept. 30, 2016. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $8,266,297 are being obligated at the time of award. Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California, is the contracting activity.