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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (Aug. 29, 2008) - The U.S. Department of Defense this week announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $87,441,266 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-04-C-0569) for the procurement of 103 Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round (AUR) missiles. The Tomahawk Block IV missile is capable of launch from surface ships equipped with the Vertical Launch System (VLS), submarines equipped with the Capsule Launch System (CLS), and submarines equipped with the Torpedo Tube Launch (TTL) System. This effort will include 71 VLS missiles, 32 CLS missiles, and 32 Composite CLS capsules. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz., (32 percent); Walled Lake, Mich., (9 percent); Camden, Ark., (8 percent); Anniston, Ala., (5 percent); Huntsville, Ala., (4 percent); Glenrothes, Scotland, (5 percent); Ft. Wayne, Ind., (4 percent); Minneapolis, Minn., (4 percent); Ontario, Calif., (3 percent); Spanish Fork, Utah, (3 percent); Westminster, Colo., (2 percent); El Segundo, Calif., (2 percent); Middletown, Conn., (2 percent); Largo, Fla., (2 percent); Vergennes, Vt., (2 percent); Ontario, Canada, (1.4 percent) and various locations within the United States, (11.6 percent), and is expected to be completed in Jul. 2010. Contract funds in the amount of $725,578 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $125,566,777 firm-fixed-price contract for the full rate production (Lot IV) of nine AN/ALQ-218 Tactical Jamming System Receivers (TJSR), a component of the EA-6B Airborne Electronic Attack Aircraft. In addition, this contract provides for a display lab asset and spares in support of the EA-6B. Work will be performed in Baltimore, Md., (57 percent), Bethpage, N.Y., (30 percent); Nashua, N.H., (8 percent), and San Diego, Calif., (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in Oct. 2011. 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-0067).

L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC, Madison, Miss., is being awarded an $111,426,635 indefinite-delivery, requirements type contract to provide all logistics services and materials for organizational, intermediate, and depot level maintenance required to support 71 T-45A and 108 T-45C aircraft based at Naval Air Station Meridian, Miss., NAS Kingsville, Texas; and NAS Pensacola, Fla. This requirement also includes the organizational level maintenance for the engine. Work will be performed in Kingsville, Texas (58 percent); Meridian, Miss., (36 percent); and Pensacola, Fla., (6 percent), and is expected to be completed in Sept. 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via electronic request for proposal and two offers were received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-08-D-0014).

Sensor and Antenna Systems, Lansdale, Inc., Lansdale, Pa., is being awarded a $36,743,000 not-to-exceed modification to a previously awarded undefinitized contract action (N00019-08-C-0046) to procure 27 low band transmitters; 25 V-Pol antennas; 27 H-Pol antennas; and 18 Band 2 adapter interface assemblies for the AN/ALQ-99 Low Band Transmitter Antenna Group in support of the EA-6B aircraft. In addition, this modification will include 3 RF Test Stations, 5 antenna test stations, 4 transmitter test stations, 3 lots of special tooling/test equipment, non-recurring engineering (NRE) for the IO#1 circuit card assembly re-design, and technical requirements documentation (TRD) to support test equipment at the depot level. Work will be performed in Lansdale, Pa., and is expected to be completed in Nov. 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command is the contracting activity.

Harris Corp., Government Communications Systems Div., Melbourne, Fla., is being awarded a $53,061,171 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-04-C-0130) for the procurement of 11 AN/ARQ-58 Aircraft Terminal Equipment (ATE) sets and 3 AN/ARQ-58 spare ATE sets for the MH-60R helicopter program, and 5 AN/SRQ-4 (ku) radio shipboard terminal sets for surface combatant ship classes CG-47, DDG-51, and FFG-7. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Fla., (63 percent) and Wayne, N.J., (37 percent), and is expected to be completed in Aug. 2011. 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.

Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, Texas, is being awarded a $25,660,046 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with provisions for the issuance of cost-plus-fixed-fee (level of effort and completion) task/delivery orders to provide specialized technical and engineering support services for Navy's identity management development and operations capability and other anti-terrorism/force protection programs. Work will be performed in San Antonio, Texas, and is expected to be completed by Aug. 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured; it is a sole source procurement. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity (N00178-08-D-3007).

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