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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Defense today announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an estimated $2,440,000,000 advance acquisition contract for long lead components, parts, and materials associated with the Lot 2 Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP II) of six F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Conventional Take-Off and Landing (CTOL) for the U.S. Air Force and six Short Take-off and Vertical Landing Air Systems for the U.S. Marine Corp. In addition, the contract provides for associated ancillary mission equipment, sustainment support, special tooling/special test equipment and technical/financial data. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (75.5 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (15.6 percent); and Samlesbury, United Kingdom (8.9 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity (N00019-07-C-0097).

Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $162,279,829 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, fixed-price-incentive fee contract (N00019-06-C-0086) to exercise an option for the Fiscal Year 2007 Low Rate Initial Production (LRIP) Lot IV procurement of nine (9) UH-1Y aircraft and two (2) AH-1Z aircraft. Work will be performed in Hurst, Texas (80 percent) and Amarillo, Texas (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Sauer, Inc., Jacksonville, Fla., is being awarded firm-fixed price $8,535,900 for Task Order 0002 under previously awarded indefinite-quantity multiple award construction contract (N62477-04-D-0036) for renovations to the Waterside Lean-To and Center Lean-To at Hangar 110, Navy Test Pilot School at the Naval Air Station, Patuxent River. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed by August 2009. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Three proposals were received for this task order. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Washington, Public Works Department, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $7,139,910 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-07-C-0019) to exercise an option for the manufacture, test and delivery of 99 Consolidated Automated Support System (CASS) Operational Test Program Sets (OTPS) for the U.S. Navy (93); and the Governments of Kuwait (2), Switzerland (2), and Canada (2). This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($6,603,120; 92.48 percent) and the Governments of Kuwait ($190,723; 2.67 percent); Switzerland ($190,723; 2.67 percent); and Canada ($155,344; 2.18 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The modification also includes performing Fleet Introductions, supply technical data, and provide engineering, technical, and logistics support services for the U.S. Navy OTPS hardware. Work will be performed in Saint Louis, Mo. (45 percent); Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (25 percent); Orlando, Fla. (25 percent) and Madrid, Spain (5 percent) and is expected to be completed in February 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

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