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DoD Contracts: Sierra Nevada Corp. Awarded $34M for PC-12 Fixed-Wing Aircraft
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, has been awarded a $34,425,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for Afghan National Army Special Operations Forces contractor logistics support for fixed-wing aircraft (PC-12) sustainment necessary to perform the maintenance operations and keep the aircraft operational. Work will be performed at Kabul International Airport and Kandahar, Afghanistan, and is expected to be completed by Dec 16, 2014. This urgent 100 percent foreign military sales undefinitized contract for Afghanistan is a sole-source award. The contracting activity is 645 AESG/WIJK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio (FA8620-14-C-3027).
Alliant Techsystems Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, was awarded a maximum $15,167,984 firm-fixed-price undefinitized contract modification (P00039) to FA8106-10-C-0010 to continue contractor logistic support services for the Iraqi Air Force‚Äôs Cessna 208s intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance caravan and the Cessna 208 armed caravan and for aircraft maintenance student training on both aircraft types without a break in service. Work will be performed at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2014. This contract involves 100 percent Foreign Military Sales for Iraq. A maximum of $7,574,242 is obligated at time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WLKCL, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is the contracting activity.
Hoffman Engineering Corp. Stamford, Connecticut, has been awarded an estimated $6,700,857 firm-fixed-price, requirements type contract for manufacture and delivery of up to 80 each night vision goggle infrared test sets and up to 200 each test set upgrade kits. Work will be performed at Stamford, Connecticut, and will be completed by Sept. 30, 2018. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Foreign Military Sales orders (unclassified) are anticipated to be issued against this contract. FMS countries and the portion of the effort that will support FMS requirements are not known at this time. Funds will be obligated on individual orders issued hereunder. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WNKB, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (FA8532-14-D-0002).
Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $17,792,893 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-2106) for naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Schenectady, New York (68 percent), and Monroeville, Pennsylvania (32 percent). No completion date or additional information is provided on naval nuclear propulsion program contracts. Fiscal 2014 other procurement, Navy and fiscal 2014 shipbuilding and conversion, Navy contract funds in the amount of $17,792,893 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.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Training, Baltimore, Maryland, is being awarded a $10,281,531 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) electrical design agent, technical and engineering services. The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG 47 and DDG 51 class and the ground ballistic missile defense program. The contractor will provide logistics and technical services to support the Life Cycle Support Facility, integration of new missiles into MK 41 VLS, integration of MK 41 VLS into new ships, product improvement engineering, systems engineering, computer program engineering, failure analysis, creation and prototyping of engineering change proposals and production support. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $182,068,736. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (96.3 percent) and the government of Japan (3.7 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Baltimore, Maryland (93.7 percent), and Ventura, California (6.3 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2014. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test & evaluation; fiscal 2014 other procurement, Navy; fiscal 2014 FMS; and fiscal 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 shipbuilding and conversion, Navy contract funds in the amount of $10,281,531 will be obligated at award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1), as implemented by FAR 6.302-1 – only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-14-C-5317).
Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded an $8,021,387 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0020) for Mission CareTM support for the CV-22 AE1107C engine, including lower power engine removals. Work will be performed in Oakland, California (70 percent) and Indianapolis, Indiana (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2015. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Air Force overseas contingency operations funds in the amount of $8,021,387 are being obligated on this award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
Foster Fuels Inc.,* Brookneal, Virginia, has been awarded a minimum $828,799,801 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, requirements-type contract for fuel. This is a competitive acquisition, and four offers were received. This is a five-year base contract with no options. Locations of performance are Federal Emergency Management Agency Regions I-X, except Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands with a May 31, 2019 performance completion date. Using service is Department of Homeland Security/Federal Emergency Management Agency. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Energy, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, (SP0600-14-D-4005) (Awarded May 1, 2014).
Labatt Food Service, San Antonio, Texas, has been awarded a maximum $49,500,000 modification (P00202) exercising the first option period on a one-year base contract (SPM300-13-D-3659) with one one-year option period for prime vendor food and beverage support. This is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment based on producer-price-index contract. Location of performance is Texas with a May 4, 2015 performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2014 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.
TQM Inc.*, doing business as Two Rivers Medical, Saint Charles, Missouri, (W81XWH-14-D-0063); Lighthouse for the Blind, doing business as The LHB Industries, Saint Louis, Missouri, (W81XWH-14-D-0064); MSGI Corp., Tampa, Florida, (W81XWH-14-D-0065) were awarded a $45,000,000 firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multi-year contract to supply complete medical, surgical, pharmaceutical, dental, laboratory, veterinary equipment and materiel sets for the U.S. Army medical units, nonmedical and medical support programs. Funding and work performance location will be determined with each order. Estimated completion date is May 4, 2019. Bids were solicited via the Internet with four received. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity Frederick, Maryland, is the contracting activity.