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DoD Contracts: The Boeing Co. Awarded $402M for AWACS Upgrade
The Boeing Co., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been awarded a $402,787,272 fixed-price incentive firm and cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (PZ0001) to previously awarded contract FA8730-15-C-0001 for Japan Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS) Mission Computing Upgrade Program. Contractor will provide upgrade of four E-767 aircraft and three ground support facilities. Work will be performed at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and is expected to be complete by June 30, 2020. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales to Japan. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.
Decypher, San Antonio, Texas (FA8650-15-D-4052); Peerless Technologies Corp., Fairborn, Ohio (FA8650-15-D-4051); P3S, San Antonio, Texas (FA8650-15-D-4053); Prairie Quest Consulting, Fort Wayne, Indiana (FA8650-15-D-4054); Solutions Through Innovative Technologies Inc., Dayton, Ohio (FA8650-15-D-4055); SpecPro Technical Services, San Antonio, Texas (FA8650-15-D-4056), have been awarded a combined $20,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for services to units of the 711th Human Performance Wing. Contractor will provide advisory and assistance services, non- advisory and assistance services and personal services. They include administrative and functional support, medical and biomedical research assistance, clinical and clinical hyperbaric medicine services, environmental bio-terrorism support, technology evaluation and research studies support. Work will be performed at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio; San Antonio, Texas; Cincinnati, Ohio; Baltimore, Maryland; St. Louis, Missouri, and other geographically separated units and is expected to be complete no later than Dec. 13, 2015. This award is the result of a limited competitive acquisition with six offers received. Fiscal year 2015 and 2016 defense health program, operations and maintenance and research, development, test and evaluation funds in the total amount of $800,309 are being obligated at the time of award. Each company is receiving different amounts. Air Force Research Laboratory, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity.
United Technologies Corp. doing business as Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, Connecticut, has been awarded an estimated $16,663,785 for the second option to previously awarded requirements for firm-fixed-price contract FA8121-10-D-0008. Contractor will provide remanufacture of FI00-PW-I 00/200/220/220E/229 engine modules. Work will be performed at Columbus, Georgia, and is expected to be complete by April 22, 2015. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales for Chile, Egypt, Jordan, Thailand, Taiwan, Greece and Indonesia. This award is the result of a sole source acquisition and one offer was received. Air Force Space Command, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is the contracting activity.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp., Savannah, Georgia, has been awarded $13,006,223 in modifications to task orders 0015 and 0016 on previously awarded contract FA8106-13-D-0002. Contractor will provide seven additional months of services for logistics support for the Navy C-20 and C-37 fleet. Work will be performed at Savannah, Georgia; Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy; Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland; Hickam Air Force Base, Hawaii; and Marine Corps Base, Hawaii, and is expected to be complete by Jan. 31, 2016. Fiscal year 2015 Navy operation and maintenance in the amount of $13,006,223 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma, is the contracting activity.
Northrop Grumman Space Mission Systems Corp., San Diego, California, has been awarded a $6,926,501 modification (P00094) to previously awarded contract FA8726-09-C-0010 for risk management framework. Contractor will meet cybersecurity requirements using the new Risk Management Framework. Work will be performed at San Diego, California, and is expected to be complete by June 22, 2015. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal year 2015-operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $6,926,501 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Massachusetts, is the contracting activity.
General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $49,771,971 modification (P00005) to contract W56HZV-14-C-0054 to acquire six M1A2 Systems Enhanced Package v2 Abrams tanks. Fiscal 2014 other procurement funds in the amount of $6,019,674 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Jan. 31, 2017. Work will be performed in Lima, Ohio; Scranton, Pennsylvania; Anniston, Alabama; and Tallahassee, Florida. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
Palomar Display Products,* Carlsbad, California, was awarded a $28,594,810 firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to produce Binocular Image Control Units, associated spares, repairs and engineering services. Funding and work location will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 13, 2020. One bid was solicited with one received. Army Contracting Command, Alexandria, Virginia, is the contracting activity (W909MY-15-D-0003).
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $39,608,596 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0008) for procurement of electronic components in support of F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Navy, International Partners and the Governments of Israel and Japan. These components are in support of production, sustainment and operations and maintenance requirements resulting from diminishing manufacturing sources. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in September 2015. Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement, Navy and Air Force, international partner and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $28,894,731 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force ($16,843,735; 43 percent), the U.S. Marine Corps ($5,996,093; 15 percent), U.S. Navy ($3,710,236; 9.4 percent), international partners ($10,485,085; 26.5 percent) and the governments of Israel ($1,362,337; 3.1 percent) and Japan ($1,211,110; 3 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting authority.
Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC, Clearwater, Florida, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $30,656,796 ceiling priced contract for the manufacture, upgrade, repair and test assemblies of the AN/AAR-47 (V) Missile Warning Set comprised of electro-optic countermeasure sensors, countermeasure signal processors and countermeasure signal simulators for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army and Governments of India, Norway, Spain and Australia. Work will be performed in Clearwater, Florida (45 percent); Austin, Texas (20 percent); Quebec, Canada (16 percent); and other various locations within the United States (19 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2017. Fiscal 2013, 2014, and 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy and Air Force), National Guard reserve, foreign military sales and working capital (Defense) funds in the amount of $29,587,778 will be obligated at time of award, $9,398,286 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This award combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($10,474,978; 35 percent), U.S. Air Force ($ 10,432,828; 35 percent), Defense Working Capital funds ($3,318,600; 11 percent), National Guard Reserve ($2,644,580; 10 percent) and the Governments of India ($1,080,884; 3.5 percent), Norway ($985,070; 3.2 percent), Spain ($610,068; 2 percent) and Australia ($40,770; .3 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0030).
Rolls Royce Naval Marine Inc., Walpole, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $9,891,150 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-08-C-4203) for additional engineering services to complete development and delivery of one AG916RF gas turbine-generator set for Navy land-based testing. Rolls Royce will provide the engineering services and support for the design, development, fabrication, assembly and test of one Advanced Power Generation Module (APGM), designated as the AG916RF gas turbine-generator set, to be delivered to the Navy land based test site located at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Ship Systems Engineering Station, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This APGM set will be based on specifications established by the DDG-1000 shipyard for the lead ship installation and modified to suit the DDG 51 Flight III power requirements. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana (80 percent) and Walpole, Massachusetts (20 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2017. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation contract funds in the amount of $9,891,150 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.
DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
US Foods Lexington, Lexington, South Carolina, has been awarded a maximum $35,500,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for prime vendor food and beverage support in the South Carolina area. This contract was a sole-source acquisition. This is a nine-month bridge contract. Location of performance is South Carolina, with a Nov. 7, 2015 performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2015 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE300-15-D-3146).
DEFENSE ADVANCED RESEARCH PROJECTS AGENCY
Agile Defense Inc.,* Reston, Virginia, has been awarded a competitive $26,191,017 cost-plus-award-fee task order (HR0011-15-F-0002) with options for unclassified information technology services and support for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Mission Services Office Information Technology Directorate. The services and support include office computing, networking, communications services, design and development and technical support services. The task order was competed amongst all holders of the General Services Administration Alliant Small Business Government-wide Acquisition Contract. Seven offers were received. The base-year award has a 10-month period of performance. Fiscal year 2015 research and development funds in the amount of $18,309,770 are being obligated at time of award. Work will be performed in Arlington, Virginia. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Arlington, Virginia, is the contracting activity.