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DoD Contracts: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. Awarded $132M for Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, was awarded a $132,660,931 modification (P00022) to contract W58RGZ-13-C-0109 to acquire 19 Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft, 19 SATCOM Air Data Terminals, one lot of initial spares, and one lot of ground support equipment . Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $132,660,931 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is May 31, 2017. Work will be performed in Poway, California. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting activity.
Etegra Inc.,* St. Louis, Missouri, was awarded a $20,000,000 indefinite-delivery firm-fixed-price contract with options for architect-engineer services primarily in support of the Department of Homeland Security. Funding and work location will be determined with each order with an estimated completion date of March 15, 2020. Bids were solicited via the Internet with eight received. Army Corps of Engineers, Ft. Worth, Texas, is the contracting activity (W9126G-15-D-0007).
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded a $59,629,826 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm, cost-plus-fixed-fee target contract (N00019-13-C-9999) for non-recurring engineering, product support, engineering investigations, and software sustainment in support of the full rate production Lot 3 E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Program. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Florida (52 percent); Syracuse, New York (14 percent); St. Augustine, Florida (8 percent); Herndon, Virginia (5 percent); Greenlawn, New York (5 percent); Liverpool, New York (5 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (3 percent); Woodland Hills, California (3 percent); El Segundo, California (2 percent); Menlo Park, California (1 percent); Rolling Meadows, Illinois (1 percent); and various locations throughout the U.S. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2016. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $59,629,826 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
Gravois Aluminum Boats LLC,* doing business as Metal Shark Aluminum Boats, Jeanerette, Louisiana, is being awarded a $15,309,410 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the construction of 7-meter rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIB) in support of future Foreign Military Sales (FMS) requirements. The intent of this contract is to procure boats in a flexible baseline configuration that can be rapidly adapted (via minor post-delivery alterations) and delivered to support specific FMS case requirements. The 7-meter RHIBs support a range of missions including personnel/cargo transfer, search and rescue, open water patrol, vessel interdiction and boarding, and insertion/extraction of forces. Boats will operate from shore bases or with support from other vessels, but are not intended for manned launch/recovery from parent vessel at sea. This contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $47,408,209. Work will be performed in Jeanerette, Louisiana, and is expected to complete by February 2019. Fiscal 2015 special defense acquisition funding in the amount of $1,432,858 is being obligated at time of award 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 Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-15-D-2211).
Raytheon Co., McKinney, Texas, is being awarded $8,449,632 for cost-plus-fixed-fee job order 0052 under a previously awarded contract (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for procurement of depot support for the Multi-spectral Targeting Systems (MTS) and data for the Department of Defense. The MTS 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 March 2018. Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funding in the amount of $1,686,467 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.