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DoD Contracts: General Dynamics Awarded $28M for Littoral Combat Ship Design
General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $28,697,034 undefinitized contract action modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2302) for Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class design services. LCS class design services provide necessary engineering, program, and technical support for LCS class ships. This includes class baseline design services, class documentation services, class engineering studies and interim support services. Work will be performed in Bath, Maine (54 percent); Pittsfield, Mass. (45 percent); and Mobile, Ala. (1 percent), and work is expected to be complete by May 2015. Fiscal 2013 shipbuilding and conversion, Navy and fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation contract funds in the amount of $28,697,034 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Bath Iron Works Corp., Bath, Maine, was awarded a $28,716,385 delivery order under a previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00024-12-G-4330) for the accomplishment of fleet maintenance sustainment support for fiscal 2014. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by September 2014. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy contract funds in the amount of $28,716,385 will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego, Calif., is the ordering/contracting activity. (Awarded April 18, 2014)
Northrop Grumman, Annapolis, Md., is being awarded a $25,000,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N61331-10-D-0009) for the continuation of depot level repair, maintenance, related engineering services, change kits and integrated logistics support documentation for the AN/AQS-14A Sonar Detecting Set, AQS-24 Mine Hunting System, ALQ-141 Acoustic Minehunting/Minesweeping System, USM-668 Intermediate Level Test Equipment (ILTE) and the Modified USM-668A ILTE and the Swivel Slip-Ring Assembly. Work will be performed in Annapolis, Md., and is expected to be completed by February 2015. No funding will be obligated at time of award and contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama City, Fla., is the contracting activity.
3 Phoenix Inc., Chantilly, Va., is being awarded a $9,116,551 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-6287) for the procurement of engineering services for development, integration, testing, and logistic support of the torpedo warning system (TWS). The TWS provides surface ships with the ability to detect threat torpedoes and thereby employ defensive measures including maneuver and hard and soft kill countermeasures. Work will be performed in Chantilly, Va. (46 percent); Fairfax, Va. (28 percent); Houston, Texas (18 percent); Wake Forest, N.C. (6 percent), and Hanover, Md. (2 percent), and is expected to be completed by October 2014. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $9,042,080 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Dexters Farms,* Buford, Ga., has been awarded a maximum $47,961,211 modification (P00202) exercising the second option period on an eighteen-month base contract (SPM300-11-D-P096) with two 18-month option periods for full line fresh fruit and vegetable support. This is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite quantity contract. Location of performance is Georgia with an Oct. 27, 2015 performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Department of Agriculture school customers. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 through fiscal 2015 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, has been awarded a maximum $38,409,418 firm-fixed-price contract for yoke assemblies. This is a sole-source acquisition. This contract is a stand-alone delivery order on a basic delivery order agreement. This is a 51-month base contract with no options. Location of performance is Texas with a July 31, 2018 performance completion date. Using service is Navy. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 Navy working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Philadelphia, Pa., (W58RGZ-12-G-0001-THFG).
Airborne Systems North America of N.J., Pennsauken, N.J. was awarded a $30,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite quantity contract for 110 Joint Precision Airdrop Systems of 10,000 pounds, to include the Parachute and Autonomous Guidance Unit. Funding and work performance location will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is April 20, 2019. Bids were solicited via the Internet with two received. Army Contracting Command, Natick, Mass., is the contracting activity (W911QY-14-D-0014).
WASHINGTON HEADQUARTERS SERVICES
Interactive Process Technology, Jamaica Plain, Mass., is being awarded an $8,257,570 modification (0001) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (HQ0034-12-A-0010) to provide technical, analytical, and administrative support services to assist the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. Work will be performed in Alexandria, Va., Falls Church, Va., and Washington, D.C., with an expected completion date of April 22, 2017. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $8,257,570 are being obligated on this award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured, with two proposals received. Washington Headquarters Services, Arlington, Va., is the contracting activity.