WASHINGTON (Nov. 9, 2008) - The U.S. Department of Defense last week announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
L3 Communications Titan Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $5,617,177 modification on a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-07-C-0071), to exercise an option for the Phase II study and analysis to develop innovative solutions to be used in mission requirements for the Affordable Weapons System. This weapon system is being designed to fill a sea-based land attack and strike mission, to operate from ships, with potential for a sea-based Navy and Marine Corps aircraft launch capability. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed in November 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.
McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $6,480,176 order against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-05-G-0026) for tasks associated with conducting a structural life assessment program for the T-45 airframe and landing gear. Work will be performed in Hazelwood, Mo., and is expected to be completed in September 2011. Contract funds in the amount of $2,750,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.