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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (March 30, 2008) - The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Raytheon Co., Electronics Systems, Goleta, Calif., is being awarded an $11,681,964 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-04-C-0123) to exercise an option for the full-rate-production of 14 Lot 10 AN/ALR-67(V)3 Radar Warning Receivers to support F/A-18 legacy aircraft programs for the Canadian Air Force (13) and the Swiss Air Force (1). The AN/ALR-67(V)3 RWR is a radar warning receiver that provides visual and aural alerts to F/A-18 aircrew upon detection of ground-based, ship-based, or airborne radar emitters. It is designed to enhance pilot situational awareness by providing accurate identification, lethality, and azimuth displays of hostile and friendly emitters. This contract combines purchases for the Governments of Canada ($10,847,538; 92 percent), and Switzerland ($834,426; 7 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Forest, Miss. (46 percent); Goleta, Calif. (14 percent); Lansdale, Pa. (10 percent); Brisbane, Australia (9 percent); Chatsworth, Calif. (7 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (7 percent); McKinney, Texas (4 percent); and Portland, Ore. (3 percent), and work is expected to be completed in Jun. 2011. 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.

Bell Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $10,399,123,179 modification to convert a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-07-C-0001) to a fixed-price-incentive-fee multiyear contract for the manufacture and delivery of 141 MV-22 (Marine variant) and 26 CV-22 (Air Force variant) tiltrotor aircraft, including associated rate tooling in support of production rates. Work will be performed in Ridley Park, Pa. (50 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (35 percent); and Amarillo, Texas (15 percent), and work is expected to be completed in Oct. 2014. Contract funds in the amount of $24,218,579 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Wyle Laboratories, Inc., Huntsville, Ala., is being awarded a $10,068,771 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for services to support the Naval Test Wing Atlantic, Naval Test Wing Pacific, and Air Test and Evaluation Squadrons of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, with operation, scheduling, and aircrew support. The total stimated level of effort for the base period of performance is 599,560 hours, which includes pilots, technicians, and flight test engineers. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., (90 percent) and Lexington Park, Md., (10 percent) and work is expected to be completed in Mar. 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N000421-08-C-0025).

Robertson Aviation LLC, Tempe, Ariz., is being awarded a $7,548,044 ceiling-priced indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to provide V-22 Mission Auxiliary Tank Systems and related hardware for the V-22 aircraft for the U.S. Navy and U.S. Air Force. Work will be performed in Tempe, Ariz., and work is expected to be completed in Dec. 2008. Contract funds in the amount of $6,177,420 will 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 (N00019-08-D-0009).

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