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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (Feb. 11, 2009) - The U.S. Department of Defense this week announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Undersea Sensor Systems, Inc., Columbia City, Ind., is being awarded a $34,777,470 firm fixed price contract for the procurement of 4,195 AN/SSQ-36B sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy. (4,150) and the Government of Pakistan, (45); 30,454 AN/SSQ-53F sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy, (30,104) and the Government of Pakistan, (350); and 8,302 AN/SSQ-62E sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy. Work will be performed in Columbia City, Ind., (90 percent) and Halifax, Nova Scotia, (10 percent) and is expected to be completed in Feb. 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured by electronic request for proposals and two offers were received. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy, ($34,517,590; 99.25 percent) and the Government of Pakistan, ($259,880; .75 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-09-C-0040).

Sparton Electronics, DeLeon Springs, Fla., is being awarded a $34,125,936 firm fixed price contract for the procurement of 31,593 AN/SSQ-53F sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy and 9,578 AN/SSQ-62E sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy (9,528) and the Government of Pakistan, (50). Work will be performed in DeLeon Springs, Fla., and is expected to be completed in Feb. 2011. Contract funds in the amount of $251,010 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured by electronic request for proposals and two offers were received. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy, ($34,039,381; 99.74 percent) and the Government of Pakistan, ($86,555; .26 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-09-C-0039).

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $16,615,880 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-6311) to provide integration services for mission packages that will deploy from and integrate with the Littoral Combat Ship. The Navy's plan is to use spiral development to improve mission capability in identified mission areas. LCS Mission Packages will be optimized for flexibility in the littorals. Mission package capabilities are currently focused on primary mission areas of mine warfare emphasizing mine countermeasures, littoral anti-submarine warfare, and littoral surface warfare operations including prosecution of small boats. The LCS Mission Packages are developed and acquired separately from the LCS Sea Frame. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y., (47 percent), Washington, D.C., (26 percent), Panama City, Fla., (12 percent), Hollywood, Md., (12 percent), San Diego, Calif., (2 percent), and Dahlgren, Va., (1 percent) and is expected to be completed by Sept. 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $3,323,180 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington D.C., is the contracting activity.

Zel Technologies, LLC, Hampton, Va., is being awarded a $7,382,410 cost plus fixed fee contract to provide research and development efforts relative to understanding oceanographic phenomenon. Specifically this contract provides for mission support for the U.S. Navy P-3C aircraft, by providing specific engineering investigations, consisting of Multi-spectral Electromagnetic and Electro-optical Propagation through atmospheric, marine, and land environments. Work will be performed in Boulder, Colo., (86 percent); Fairfax, Va., (13 percent); and Hampton, Va., (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in Feb. 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured, pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-09-C-0026).

Rockwell Collins Government Systems, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $6,293,181 firm fixed priced order against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-08-G-0016) for services in support of the FY 2009 ARC-210 Radio software changes to evolve the Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Satellite Communication (SATCOM) waveform capability in the Next Generation Tactical Networking Radio, RT-1939(C) radio system. Tasking includes program management, system engineering, hardware design, and data deliverables. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is expected to be completed in Sept. 2010. 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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