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DoD Contracts: Northrop Grumman Corp. Awarded $7M for E-2D Aircraft
Northrop Grumman Corp., Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded $7,671,202 for ceiling-priced delivery order 0016 under an existing basic ordering agreement (N00383-12-G-034G) for repair of the Advanced Hawkeye system used on the E-2D aircraft. Work will be performed in Liverpool, New York (73 percent); Woodland Hill, California (9 percent); Davenport, Iowa (8 percent); Marlboro, Massachusetts (6 percent); and North Hollywood, California (4 percent); and work will be completed by May 23, 2016. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $7,671,202 will be obligated at the time of award and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. One firm was solicited for this sole source requirement, and one offer was received in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (N00383-12-G-034G).
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Liverpool, New York, is being awarded a $27,283,219 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-6292) to exercise options for the production of seven TB-37 multi-function towed array (MFTA) production units, tow cables, electro-optical slip rings, drogues and shipping products, and the performance of engineering services. The TB-37 MFTA is the next generation passive and active sonar receiver. It affords several enhancements to the AN/SQR-19 Tactical Towed Array System allowing greater coverage, increased capability and reliability, and reduced obsolescence. The TB-37 MFTA significantly contributes to the capability of surface ships to detect, localize and prosecute undersea threats, and is a critical sensor to a combat systems suite. This contract combines an effort for the U.S. (86 percent) and Japan (14 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Syracuse, New York (66 percent); Millersville, Maryland (33 percent); and Marion, Massachusetts (1 percent), and is expected to complete by February 2017. Fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy), foreign military sales and fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $24,161,366 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, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.
Kato Engineering Inc., Mankato, Minnesota, is being awarded a $12,188,470 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, fixed-price contract for the procurement of ship service turbine generators and associated installation and training support. The generators include one first-article unit, three amphibious command ship production units, and 12 amphibious assault ship production units to be procured over a three-year ordering period. The ship service turbine generators are to serve as a replacement of an existing generator end of a steam turbine based application as specified in the mechanical interface specification. Work will be performed in Mankato, Minnesota, and is expected to completed by May 2018. Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $1,854,110 will be 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 one offer received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Ships System Engineering Station, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (N65540-15-D-0016).
DEFENSE HEALTH AGENCY
International SOS Government Services Inc., Trevose, Pennsylvania, was awarded an $8,698,319 fixed-unit-price requirements contract to support the TRICARE Overseas Program by supplementing the healthcare capabilities and capacities of overseas military treatment facilities, and providing healthcare in remote overseas locations. This is a one-year base transition-in period contract with five 12-month option periods. Location of performance is overseas with an Aug. 31, 2016, performance completion date. Using members are active-duty and retired service members, their family members, survivors, and others who are entitled to TRICARE coverage. This contract was a competitive acquisition with one offer received. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $8,698,319 are being obligated at time of award. The Defense Health Agency, Contract Operations Division Aurora, Colorado, is the contracting activity (COHT9402 15 D 0001).
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
UPDATE: Gaithersburg Farmers Supply Inc.,* Gaithersburg, Maryland (SPE8EC-15-D-0005), has been added as an awardee to the multiple award contract under solicitation SPM8EC-11-R-0003, which was announced Aug. 4, 2011.