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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (July 21, 2008) - The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Hawker Beechcraft Corp., Wichita, Kan.., is being awarded an estimated $48,800,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of six C-12 replacement aircraft for the Navy. Work will be performed in Wichita, Kan., and is expected to be completed in February 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via electronic request for proposal. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-08-C-0057).

Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $9,356,751 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-06-G-0001) for non-recurring engineering (NRE) services to improve run dry capabilities of the UH-1Y and AH-1Z helicopters, main rotor gearbox for increased survivability. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in December 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $5,640,361 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Compass Systems, Inc., Lexington Park, Md., is being awarded a $9,020,396 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-07-C-0011) to exercise an option for research and development for various Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Targeting (C4ISR&T) programs, sensors, mission and targeting systems, communication suites, and small aircraft vehicle systems. These efforts are in support of the Roll-On Roll-Off Sensor System for the Contingency Airborne Response Program. Work will be performed in Yuma, Ariz., (45 percent), Washington, D.C., (25 percent), Reston, Va., (25 percent), and Patuxent River, Md., (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in Jul. 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $1,832,144 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Aviation Systems Engineering Co., Inc., Lexington Park, Md., is being awarded a $7,967,540 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for aircraft equipment demonstration support to test cutting edge Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) systems during flight demonstrations and Fleet exercises, including state-of-the-art passive and active non-acoustic ASW sensors. Work will be performed in Richmond, Va., and is expected to be completed in July 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposal; five offers were received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-08-D-0017).

Raytheon Co., Fullerton, Calif., is being awarded a cost-plus-incentive-fee contract with award fee provisions for a total estimated value of $232,767,343 for the System Development and Demonstration of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS), including the delivery of eight fully functional Ship System Engineering Development Models and four Aircraft System Test Avionics Sets. Work will be performed in Fullerton, Calif., (45 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa, (38 percent); Indianapolis, Ind., (7 percent); Long Beach, Calif., (5 percent); Richardson, Texas, (3 percent); Woodland Hills, Calif., (1.8 percent); and Virginia Beach, Va. (0.2 percent), and work is expected to be completed in Sept. 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals, with two offers received. The Naval Air Systems Command is the contracting activity (N00019-08-C-0034).

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