WASHINGTON (October 1, 2007) - The U.S. Department of Defense today announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
Alliant Techsystems, Inc., Integrated Systems Division, Clearwater, Fla., is being awarded an $18,800,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee order against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-06-G-0014) for the procurement of lay-in material in order to accelerate the retrofit of AAR-47 sensors with Probability of Detection (PDx) enhancement. The PDx enhancement will be incorporated into 1,200 AAR-47(V)2 sensors and 300 computer processors on U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy Assault Support GWOT (global war on terrorism) aircraft. Work will be performed in Austin, Texas (58 percent); Clearwater, Fla. (30 percent); and Natanya, Israel (12 percent) and is expected to be completed in September 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.
McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., was awarded an $11,966,451 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification on Sept. 30, 2007, under a previously awarded ceiling-priced contract (N00421-06-C-0075) to exercise an option for engineering, maintenance and manufacturing labor in support of flight test programs conducted by the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), Patuxent River, Md. The support shall be for any F/A-18 model aircraft assigned to NAWCAD Patuxent River, including pre-production uniquely configured aircraft, and a limited number of NAWC Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif. aircraft. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed in September 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.