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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (May 14, 2008) - The U.S. Department of Defense today announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $5,578,500 modification to a previously awarded, firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-05-C-0045) to provide persistent intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance unmanned aerial vehicle services supporting the afloat forward staging base. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and work is expected to be completed in Feb. 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $5,578,500 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

General Electric Co., Aircraft Engines Business Group, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $24,681,174 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-06-C-0088) to exercise an option for the Fiscal Year 2008 Lot 12 procurement of seven F-414-GE-400 spare engines for the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., (50 percent); Madisonville, Ky., (22 percent); Hooksett, N.H., (13 percent); Albuquerque, N.M., (6 percent); Rutland, Vt., (5 percent); Dayton, Ohio, (2 percent); Evandale, Ohio, (1 percent); and Bromont, Canada, (1 percent), and work is expected to be completed in Jun. 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.

Martin-Baker Aircraft Co., Ltd., Middlesex, England is being awarded a $42,172,647 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-07-C-0011) to exercise an option for 178 Navy Aircrew Common Ejection Seats (NACESs), including 78 for the Navy F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G; 12 for the Marine Corps F/A-18A+; 46 for the Government of Canada; 42 for the Government of Australia and 285 thermal batteries for the NACES, including 251 units for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corp and 23 units for the Government of Finland and 11 units for the Government of Switzerland. In addition, this contract provides for associated component parts and production support for the U.S. Navy production aircraft and the Governments of Canada and Australia. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, ($21,795,277; 51.69 percent); and the governments of Canada, ($10,550,649; 25.01 percent); Switzerland, ($49,085: .12 percent); Finland, ($102,632: .24 percent); and Australia, ($9,675,004: 22.94 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Middlesex, England, (71.5 percent); Johnstown, Pa., (16 percent); Northridge, Calif., (7 percent); and Ronkonkoma, N.Y., (5.5 percent), and work is expected to be completed in Dec. 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.

Raytheon Co., Government & Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $8,887,717 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-03-D-0009) to exercise an option for depot level repair, maintenance, and post-production services of up to 300 High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles (HARMs) for the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, and the Governments of Korea and Turkey. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force ($7,960,411; 89.6 percent); the U.S. Navy ($396,694; 4.43 percent); and the Governments of Korea ($437,846; 4.93 percent) and Turkey ($92,766; 1.04 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz., and is expected to be completed in May 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command is the contracting activity.

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