WASHINGTON (March 5, 2008) - 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., Ft. Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $57,775,399 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-02-C-3002). This modification exercises an option for the Electronic Warfare Verification Station for the U.S. Reprogramming Laboratory (USRL) at Eglin Air Force Base. This option provides for the development, integration, installation, and training for an electronic warfare mission data validation/verification capability under the Joint Strike Fighter System Development and Demonstration Program. Work will be performed in Ft. Worth, Texas, (68 percent); Orlando, Fla., (24 percent); and El Segundo, Calif., (8 percent), and is expected to be completed in Oct. 2013. 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.
Harris Corp. Government Communications Systems Div., Melbourne, Fla., was awarded awarded a $7,786,065 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-priced contract (N00019-06-C-0087) on Mar. 4, 2008, to exercise an option for the Full Rate Production of 165 Fibre Channel Network Switches (FCNS), a component of the Advanced Mission Computer and Display (AMC&D). This modification provides 138 FCNS for U.S. Navy Lot 32 F/A-18E/F, EA-18G, and E-2D aircraft, F/A-18F and EA-18G supplemental aircraft, and the retrofit of F/A-18E/F Lots 26-28 aircraft for the U.S. Navy and 27 FCNS for the Australian F/A-18F aircraft. In addition, this option provides for the procurement of four mounting kits for the E-2D and FCNS test equipment. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($6,576,492; 84precent) and the Government of Australia, ($1,209,573) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be conducted in Melbourne, Fla., 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.