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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (June 25, 2008) - The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

J.F. Taylor, Inc., Lexington Park, Md., is being awarded a $49,943,302 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide engineering, analysis, development, design, manufacturing, fabrication, installation, integration, testing, upgrade, modification, refurbishment, training, documentation, and program management support of training/weapons systems. This contract will support training/weapons systems, which include Weapons Systems Trainers, Tactical Operational Flight Trainers, Aircrew Procedures Trainers (APTs); interface subsystems; simulated cockpits; unique signal stimulators; test hardware and software for the AH-1Z Super Cobra helicopter, UH-1Y Huey helicopter, MH-60 helicopter, CH-47F Chinook helicopter, C-12, C-2/E-2 and E-6 fixed wing aircraft; and related institutionalized trainers that share common requirements. Work will be performed in Lexington Park, Md., and is expected to be completed by June 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity (N00174-08-D-0015).

The Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded an $18,177,991 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-03-C-3017) to exercise an option for engineering and logistics services in support of the MV-22 Total Life Cycle Logistics Support effort. Services to be provided include planning and management; supportability analysis; training; support equipment; facilities management; computer resources; supportability test and evaluation; packaging, handling, storage and transportation of supplies; post-DD250 engineering and technical support; site/unit activation; on-site representative support; logistics life cycle cost; age exploration; configuration management; technical publications; and Naval Air Training and Operational Procedures Standardization (NATOPS) support. Work will be performed in Ridley Park, Pa. (45 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (40 percent); New River, N.C. (10 percent); and OCONUS Deployment (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2008. 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.

United Technologies Corp., Pratt and Whitney, Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a $15,375,983 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee/award-fee contract (N00019-06-C-0294) for additional Low Rate Initial Production, Conventional Take-off and Landing spares for the U.S. Air Force, and associated program management and engineering assistance. Work will be performed in East Hartford, Conn. and is expected to be completed in February 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.

Boeing Aerospace Operations, Oklahoma City, Okla., is being awarded a $28,873,959 cost-plus fixed-fee contract for non-recurring engineering, installation, and test of the Internet Protocol and Bandwidth Expansion (IPBE) Phase 1 on one E-6B aircraft. The purpose of the IPBE Phase 1 is to install commercial satellite and line of sight radio equipment to allow for increased data capabilities and global Communications/Navigation, Surveillance and Air Traffic Management (CNS/ATM) on the E-6B aircraft. Work will be performed in Wichita, Kan. (84 percent); Oklahoma City, Okla. (14 percent); and Seattle, Wash. (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2010. 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-0053).

DRS EW & Network Systems, Inc., Buffalo, N.Y., is being awarded a $6,909,165 fixed-price, time and materials contract for a Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex System (GEDMS) for the DDG53, a land-based GEDMS trainer, EDMS hardware, and installation and checkout repair for the DDG53 GEDMS. The GEDMS is a shipboard network for DDG51 Class Destroyers. GEDMS is a ship wide data transfer network for a ship's machinery, steering, navigation, combat, alarm and indicating, and damage control systems. It was designed to replace the miles of point-to-point cabling, signal converters, junction boxes, and switchboards associated with conventional ship's cabling. This contract includes an option which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $7,009,165. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pa. (80 percent) and Buffalo, N.Y. (20 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was procured on a limited competition basis with two proposals solicited and two offers received via the Federal Business Opportunities website. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity (N00178-08-C-2001).

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $9,398,794 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-03-C-0057) for non-recurring engineering efforts for the production of required subsystems and components for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Pilot production Aircraft, one lot. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y., (28.23 percent); Torrance, Calif., (14.47 percent); Dallas, Texas, (10.80 percent); Pomezia, Italy, (8.74 percent); Cleveland, Ohio, (8.36 percent); New Port Richey, Fla., (8.13 percent), Owega, N.Y., (6.71 percent); Freeport, N.Y., (3. 20 percent) and various locations within the U.S., (11.54 percent), and is expected to be completed in Sep. 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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