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Local Navy Contract Awards


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

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $126,617,404 firm-fixed-price contract for the Lot 8 production of AIM-9X tactical missiles for the Navy (100) and Air Force (89), and for the governments of Korea (102) and Australia (47). In addition, this contract provides for the procurement of Captive Air Training Missiles for the Navy (70), Air Force (60) and the government of Australia (20); 16 special air training missiles for the government of Australia; and containers for the Navy (48), Air Force (50), and the governments of Korea (26), Australia (24), and Finland (11). Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (52.71 percent); Austin, Texas (11 percent); Valencia, Calif. (8 percent); Goleta, Calif. (7 percent); Rocket Center, W.Va.(7 percent); Glostap, Denmark (4 percent); Cheshire, Conn.(3 percent); Midland Ontario, Canada (3 percent); Anniston, Ala.(2.29 percent); Claremont, Calif.(1 percent); and Longmount, Colo. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This option combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($39,544,455; 31.23 percent), U.S. Air Force ($34,860,071; 27.54 percent), and the Governments of Korea ($31,068,566; 24.54 percent); Australia ($21,024,181; 16.60 percent), and Finland ($120,131; 0.09 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity (N00019-08-C-0018).

United Technologies Corp., Pratt and Whitney, Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a ceiling $9,000,000 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-02-C-3003) for the procurement of Conventional Take Off and Landing engine mounted nozzle seal development and qualification work under the F-135 System Development and Demonstration contract. Work will be performed in East Hartford, Conn., and is expected to be completed in Mar. 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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