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DoD Contracts: L-3 Communications Corp. Awarded $10M for F/A-18C/D Flight Trainer Systems
L-3 Communications Corp., Arlington, Texas, is being awarded $10,716,709 for a cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to delivery order 0005 issued previously against basic ordering agreement N61340-12-G-0001 for the procurement of F/A-18C/D tactical operational flight trainer system configuration set (SCS). The SCS will provide upgrades to the mission computer, aircraft and weapons sensors, and human aircraft interaction. Work will be performed at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Oceana, Virginia (25 percent); NAS Lemoore, California (15 percent); Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, California (15 percent); MCAS Beaufort, South Carolina (15 percent); MCAS Iwakuni, Japan (10 percent); Joint Reserve Base (JRB) New Orleans, Louisiana (10 percent); and JRB Fort Worth, Texas (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2018. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy); fiscal 2015 weapons procurement (Navy); and fiscal 2015 procurement of ammunition (Navy and Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $10,716,709 will be obligated at time of award, $8,302,166 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
AMI Metals, Brentwood, Tennessee, has been awarded a maximum $10,000,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for metal sheet plates. This was a competitive acquisition with five responses received. This is a one-year base contract with four one-year option periods. The maximum dollar amount includes the one-year base and four one-year option periods. Location of performance is Tennessee, with a Sept. 21, 2020, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2015 through fiscal 2020 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE8EG-15-D-0085). (Awarded Sept. 22, 2015)
Syracuse Research Corp. Inc., North Syracuse, New York, was awarded a $7,128,211 firm-fixed-price, incrementally funded 12-month bridge contract with options to continue critical support to the Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Agency, J3X (Operations-Special Plans) Branch, Sensitive Integrated Office. One bid was solicited with one received. Work will be performed in Reston, Virginia; Tampa, Florida; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Afghanistan, Iraq, and Qatar, with an estimated completion date of Oct. 5, 2016. Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $6,568,324 were obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Alexandria, Virginia, is the contracting activity (W909MY-16-C-0001).