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Local DoD Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (Aug. 11, 2008) - The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities and contractors.

On June 24, 2008 Navmar Applied Sciences was awarded an Air Force contract for the Development of Variable Speed, Variable Drag Refueling Drogue (VSD/VDD). Under this contract, Navmar will develop a single refueling drogue that will be able to meet the in-flight refueling performance requirements of several different Air Force aircraft, each with differing and unique refueling characteristics.

Wyle Laboratories, Inc., Huntsville, Ala., is being awarded a $9,464,682 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-award-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (N00421-04-C-0121) to exercise an option for engineering and technical services in support of the Aging Aircraft Team and Joint Council on Aging Aircraft. Work will be performed in Lexington Park, Md., and is expected to be completed in August 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $154,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $659,237,888 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-04-C-0014) to exercise the option for the procurement of 13 F/A-18Fs and 3 E/A-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. (28.7 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (25 percent); Goleta, Calif. (8.6 percent); Clearwater, Fla. (2.3 percent); Greenlawn, N.Y. (2.1 percent); Burnsville, Minn. (2.1 percent); Johnson City, N.Y. (2.1 percent); Brooklyn Heights, Ohio (2 percent); Vandalia, Ohio (2 percent); Grand Rapids, Mich. (2 percent); South Bend, Ind. (2 percent); Mesa, Ariz. (1.8 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (1.8 percent); and at various locations across the United States (17.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in January 2012. 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.

Science Applications International Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $9,068,457 modification to previously awarded contract (N00178-04-C-2004) to exercise an option for continuing engineering support for engineering expertise to support Research and Development (R&D), Total Ship System Engineering, and Combat System Engineering (CSE) initiatives for the introduction of advanced technology into advanced combat systems, and for the modernization of current combat systems for surface ship combatants. Work will be performed in Dahlgren, Va. (90 percent), and Virginia Beach, Va. (10 percent) and is expected to be completed by August 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $542,553 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity.

L-3 Services, Inc., San Leandro, Calif., is being awarded a $7,438,904 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, development, integration and production of a form, fit and function, environmentally sealed, state-of-the-art Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Pulser and its associated control system. Work will be performed in San Leandro, Calif., and is expected to be completed in August 2010. Contract funds in the amount of $1,250,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured under an electronic request for proposals, with two offers received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-08-C-0070).

Rockwell Collins Government Systems, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded an $11,968,074 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-priced contract (N00019-05-C-0050) to exercise an option for the FY 2008 production of AN/ARC-210(V) Electronic Protection Radio Systems for the Government of Australia's MRH-90 helicopter. This modification provides for 162 each RT-1851A(C) Receiver Transmitters and HAVEQUICK Royalty Fee – Category one licenses for each radio. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is expected to be completed in Nov. 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.

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