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DoD Contracts: EADS-NA Awarded $55M for UH-72A Lakota Helicopters
EADS-NA, Herndon, Virginia, was awarded a $55,361,816 sole-source modification (P00780) to contract W58RGZ-06-C-0194 to procure ten UH-72A Lakota helicopters with ARC-231 radios. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $55,361,816 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is June 30, 2015. Work will be performed Columbia, Mississippi. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Beacon Point Associates LLC,* Pembroke Pines, Florida, has been awarded a maximum $8,000,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for the distribution of a wide range of medical surgical items to facilities within and outside the United States that participate in the electronic catalog program. This contract was a competitive acquisition with six offers received. This is a seventeen-month base contract with three one-year options and one six-month option period. Location of performance is Florida, with an Oct. 31, 2015 performance completion date. Using services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 through fiscal 2015 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPM2DE-14-D-7602).
Vinyl Technology,* Monrovia, California, has been awarded a maximum $9,287,082 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the manufacture and delivery of advanced technology anti-gravity suit. This contract was a competitive acquisition with two offers received. This is a one-year base contract with three one-year option periods. Location of performance is California, with a May 14, 2015 performance completion date. Using service is Air Force. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE1C1-14-D-1042).
CasePro Inc., San Antonio, Texas (N62645-14-D-5019); Professional Performance Development Group Inc., San Antonio, Texas (N62645-14-D-5020); Chesapeake Educational Services LLC,* Vienna, Virginia (N62645-14-D-5021) and InGenesis Arora Healthcare LLC, San Antonio, Texas (N62645-14-D-5022), are each being awarded a six-month base period and three-month option period for physician services and 12-month base period and three-month option period for ancillary services under a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award task order bridge contract in support of the Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth, Virginia. The aggregate not-to-exceed amount for these multiple award contracts combined is $70,000,000. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Virginia, and its associated branch clinics located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and work is expected to be completed Sept. 30, 2015. No funding will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued. Funding will be predominantly from the Defense Health Program; however, other funding initiatives such as psychological health/traumatic brain injury, overseas contingency operations and wounded, ill, and injured may be used. These are all one-year funding types. These contracts were issued as sole-source requirements in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) – only one responsible source or only a limited number of responsible sources. The Naval Medical Logistics Command, Fort Detrick, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Training, Owego, New York, is being awarded $38,530,708 for delivery order 4003 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0019) for non-recurring engineering in support of the MH-60 integration and testing of the Advanced Data Transfer System, including mission system and common cockpit suite. These services are in support of the U.S. Navy, and governments of Australia and Denmark. Work will be performed in Owego, New York (95 percent) and Farmingdale, New York (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2017. Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement, Navy and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $38,530,708 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 U.S. Navy ($34,850,684; 91 percent); and the governments of Australia ($3,190,012; 8 percent); and Denmark ($490,012; 1 percent) under the Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Astro Machine Works Inc.,* Ephrata, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $25,162,500 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with firm-fixed-price delivery orders to provide for the delivery of gun weapon systems (GWS) components in support of the battle management systems programs. Specific tasking includes fabricating and delivering GWS components in accordance with a government qualified technical data package. Manufacture, assembly, inspection and delivery of GWS components such as: ammunition handling system, gun mounts, trainable gun mounts, gun computer cabinets assemblies, and all future redesigned and upgraded assemblies that derive from research, prototyping, and development stages of battle management systems. Work will be performed in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be completed by May 2019. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 procurement, Defense-wide contract funds in the amount of $572,350 are being obligated for the first delivery order, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with three offers received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00178-14-D-1003).
PAE Applied Technologies LLC, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $20,712,232 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee level of effort contract (N00421-13-C-0007) to exercise an option for range engineering and operations and maintenance services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Divisionsâ€™ Atlantic Test Range and Atlantic Targets and Marine Operations Division. The estimated level of effort for this option is 228,767 man-hours. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland, and is expected to be completed in September 2014. Fiscal 2014 Navy working capital funds in the amount of $18,275,000 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Global Ground Support LLC, Olathe, Kansas, has been awarded a $38,073,233 firm-fixed-price requirements type contract for truck mounted and extended reach deicers. This requirement is for a best estimated quantity of 52 truck mounted deicers and 22 extended reach deicers over the course of six years. The requirement includes pre-production units, production units, testing, and associated data deliverables. Work will be performed at Olathe, Kansas, and is expected to be completed by July 13, 2020. This award is the result of a competitive acquisition. Small business offers were solicited, and one offer was received. Foreign military sales may be fulfilled by order under this contract, but the origin of the sale is unknown at this time. No funding is obligated at this time. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds will be obligated upon availability of funds. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WNKBBB, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity (FA8533-14-D-0003).
Jacobs Technology Inc., Bedford, Massachusetts, has been awarded a $23,547,235 cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost-reimbursable contract 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 AFB, Texas, Schreiver AFB, Colorado, Eglin AFB, Florida, and Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, and is expected to be complete by Nov. 30, 2015. This award is the result of a sole source acquisition. Fiscal 2012, 2013 and 2014 procurement, aircraft procurement, missile procurement, and foreign military sales (for Oman and Taiwan) funds in the amount of $2,826,951 will be obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/PZM, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity (FA8721-14-C-0016).
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, has been awarded a $10,330,445 modification (P00003) to FA8682-14-C-0084 to exercise option contract line numbers 3101(cost-plus-fixed-fee) Lots 12 and 4 systems engineering joint air to surface standoff missile baseline and extended range program support, and 9101 (firm-fixed-price) JASSM BL Lot 12 and JASSM-ER Lot 4 program tooling and test equipment. Work will be performed at Orlando, Florida, and Troy, Alabama, and is expected to be completed by March 31, 2017. Fiscal 2014 missile procurement funds in the amount of $10,330,445 are being obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/EBJKK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE INFORMATION SYSTEMS AGENCY
Xtera Communications, Inc.*, Allen, Texas, was awarded a $31,220,394 firm-fixed-price contract for the delivery of an undersea fiber optic cable. This contract has an 18-month base period and five one year option periods. Work will be performed in the Southern Command area of responsibility, with an estimated completion date of December 2015. The solicitation was issued as a competitive, total small business set-aside, and eight offers were received. Defense Working Capital Funds in the amount of $31,220,394 are being obligated at award. The Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization-National Capital Region is the contracting activity (HC1047-14-C-4018).