WASHINGTON (Feb. 6, 2009) - The U.S. Department of Defense this week announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., is being awarded a $5,718,669 modification to a previously awarded firm fixed price, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity time and material contract (N00019-07-D-0005) for non-recurring efforts in support of the planned retrofit of MH-60S aircraft 1 - 119 to improve operational and warfighting capabilities. Specifically, this modification provides for the design and development of retrofit kits; purchase of four retrofit kits for the performance of two separate validation and verifications; and preparation and delivery of two routine action technical directives for the MH-60S Warfighter Operational Safety Improvement Program. Work will be performed in Stratford, Conn., (84.5 percent); Coronado, Calif., (12.2 percent); and Lexington, Ky., (3.3 percent), and is expected to be completed in Jun. 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.
Rolls-Royce Engine Services, Oakland, Calif; StandardAero (San Antonio), Inc., San Antonio, Texas; and Wood Group Turbopower, LLC; Miami Lakes, Fla., are each being awarded firm fixed price, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contracts to provide depot-level repair for the T56 Series III engine. The award for Rolls-Royce Engine Services is $36,379,415; for StandardAero, Inc., it is $43,165,973; and for Wood Group Turbopower, LLC it is $47,608,704. The three major modules of the engine to be maintained and repaired under this contract will be (a maximum annual quantity of) 160 Power Sections, 180 Reduction Gear Assemblies, and 140 Torquemeters. Depot-level repair of T56 Series III engine modules is required to support fielded P-3 and derivative aircraft, as well as T56-powered C-130 and C-2 aircraft. Place of performance for Rolls-Royce Engine Services is Oakland, Calif.; for StandardAero, it is San Antonio, Texas; and for Wood Group LLC, it is Miami Lakes, Fla. These contracts are expected to be completed in February 2010. Contract funds in the amount of $5,816,296 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. These contracts were competitively procured via electronic Request for Proposal and four offers were received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-09-D-0013; N00019-09-D-0014; N00019-09-D-0012, respectively).