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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (May 26, 2008) - The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an advance acquisition contract with an estimated value of $197,050,000 for long lead materials and effort associated with the Joint Strike Fighter Air System Low Rate Initial Production Lot III procurement of 8 Air Force Conventional Take Off and Landing, 8 Marine Corps Short Take-off and Vertical Landing and 2 United Kingdom, STOVL aircraft. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, (35 percent); El Segundo, Calif., (25 percent); Warton, United Kingdom, (20 percent); Orlando, Fla., (10 percent); Nashua, N.H., (5 percent); and Baltimore, Md., (5 percent), and work is expected to be completed in Feb. 2009. Contract funds will not 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-C-0028).

Alliant Techsystems, Inc., Integrated Systems Division, Clearwater, Fla., is being awarded a $16,405,193 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-06-C-0107) to exercise an option for the procurement of AAR-47(V)2 Missile Approach Warning Set hardware weapons replacement assemblies. This modification provides for 572 Integrated Optical Sensor converters with laser warning capabilities for the U.S. Navy, (364), U.S. Air Force, (136), U.S. Army, (12), and the Governments of Pakistan, (36) and Norway, (24). In addition, this modification provides for 143 Computer Processor upgrade kits for the U.S. Navy, (76), U.S. Air Force, (49), U.S. Army, (3), and the Governments of Pakistan, (9) and Norway (6). This modification also provides for 32 Control Indicators for the U.S. Air Force, (15), U.S. Army, (3), U.S. Navy, (5), and the Government of Pakistan (9). This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy, ($9,894,964; 60 percent); U.S. Air Force, ($4,349,671; 27 percent); U.S. Army, ($372,081; 2 percent); and the Governments of Pakistan, ($1,116,243; 7 percent); and Norway, ($672,234; 4 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Clearwater, Fla., (52 percent); Austin, Texas, (34 percent); Iwata-Gun Shizoka, Japan, (8 percent); and Natanya, Israel, (6 percent), and is expected to be completed in Aug. 2010. Contract funds in the amount of $224,078 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., is being awarded a $9,904,384 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-07-C-0060) for the procurement six MV-22 AE1107C engines. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Ind., and work is expected to be completed in Dec. 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.

Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $18,553,362 five year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for highly specialized, critical and essential subject matter expertise to perform studies, analysis, tradeoffs, requirements analysis, design, development, test certification and documentation and/or enhance existing combat system interface simulation, and test and analysis systems associated with combat system development and life-cycle engineering support. In addition, the contractor shall install and checkout simulators, and test equipment at various AEGIS Land Based Test Sites (LBTSs) and/or shipyards. Work will be performed in Dahlgren, Va., (90 percent); Moorestown, N.J., (5 percent); Wallops Island, Va., (3 percent); and San Diego, Calif., (2 percent), and work is expected to be completed by May 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one proposal solicited and one offer received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity (N00178-08-D-2003).

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $51,596,296 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-06-C-0310) for the procurement of 19 Full Rate Production Lot 6 Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (ATFLIR) pods for the Governments of Australia (18) and Switzerland (1). In addition, this modification provides for long lead items for the Government of Switzerland, Units Under Test, and one Electro-Optical Sensory Unit for the U.S. Navy. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($10,549,203; 20.4 percent and for Governments of Australia ($35,599,446; 69 percent) and Switzerland ($5,447,647; 10.6 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif. (60 percent) and McKinney, Texas (40 percent), and work is expected to be completed in November 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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