Local Navy Contract Awards - Southern Maryland Headline News

Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (Jan. 23, 2008) - The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract
awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Applied Research Associates, Inc., Albuquerque, N.M., is being awarded a $24,700,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for research and development in support of specific science and technology interests. Efforts to be provided include further development and/or design of X-ray and maskless lithography systems/technology, materials development, nano-coating systems/technology, LASER induced breakdown spectroscopy, mass ranging tracking systems/technology, and radiation hardened device technology. Work will be performed in South Royalton, Vt., and is expected to be completed in Jan. 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via a Broad Agency Announcement, and 10 offers were received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-07-D-0005).

McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $12,476,160 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-04-C-0014). This modification provides for the procurement of ancillary mission equipment for the F/A-18 E/F and E/A-18G aircraft. Work will be performed in Clearwater, Fla. (89 percent); and St. Louis, Mo. (11 percent) and is expected to be completed in November 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.

Intermat, Biddeford, Maine, is being awarded a $12,177,959 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for further research and development to identify materials for use in Shape Stable Nose Tips (SSNT) for the Reentry Systems Applications Program. This contract is for the development of replacement and alternative SSNT materials for both existing Navy Submarine Launch Ballistic Missile Reentry Systems (MK4 & MK5) and the development and fabrication of thermal protection system materials and components (including nose tips, heat shields, control surfaces and antenna windows) for new/advanced Navy reentry systems and flight test experiments. The performance efforts include engineering studies, material analysis, material fabrication, material processing, and testing. Work will be performed in Biddeford, Maine, and is expected to be completed in January 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity (N00178-08-C-3004).

Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems and Sensors, Philadelphia, Pa., is being awarded a $12,836,933 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-06-C-0300) to exercise an option for the maintenance, upgrade and development of Tactical Tomahawk Weapons Control System software. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($11,936,933; 93 percent) and the United Kingdom ($900,000; 7 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Valley Forge, Pa., and is expected to be completed in Jan. 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $116,000 will 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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