Local Navy Contract Awards - Southern Maryland Headline News

Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (July 26, 2009) - The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

General Dynamics Amphibious Systems, Woodbridge, Va., was awarded a $6,366,539 firm-fixed-price contract for two MK 46 Mod 2 gun weapon systems. The MK 46 Mod 2 gun weapon system is an accurate and lethal system available in both land and naval variants. Work will be performed in Woodbridge, Va., (93.9 percent) and Westminster, Md., (6.1 percent), and is expected to be completed by January 2011. Contract funds in the amount of $6,366,539 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity (N00178-09-C-1002).

McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $5,929,442 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-04-C-0014) for the procurement of ancillary mission equipment for the F/A-18 E/F and E/A-18G aircraft. Work will be performed in Mesa, Ariz., and is expected to be completed in March 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $2,916,539 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 $154,100,000 Undefinitized Contract Action (UCA) for the upgrade of six Taiwan Air Force (TAF) E-2C aircraft from Group II configuration to Hawkeye 2000 (H2K) export configuration under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y. (40 percent); St. Augustine, Fla. (22 percent); Rolling Meadows, Ill. (6 percent); Dayton, Ohio (6 percent); Windsor Locks, Conn. (5 percent); Greenlawn, N.Y. (4 percent); Mississauga, Canada (4 percent); Marlboro, Mass. (4 percent); and other various locations throughout the United States (9 percent); and is expected to be completed in June 2013. 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 (N00019-09-C-0040).

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