WASHINGTON (Feb. 13, 2009) - The U.S. Department of Defense today announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $10,416,712 cost plus fixed fee, indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract to provide program management, logistics, and engineering services and incidental materials and technical data in support of F/A-18 aircraft of the Governments of Switzerland, Finland, Canada, Kuwait, Australia, Malaysia, and Spain F/A-18 aircraft program. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in Dec. 2009. 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. This contract combines purchases for the Governments of Switzerland ($3,182,560; 30.55 percent); Finland ($2,220,600; 21.32 percent); Canada ($1,621,000; 15.56 percent), Kuwait ($1,297,000; 12.45 percent); Australia ($927,200; 8.90 percent); Malaysia ($806,352; 7.74 percent); and Spain ($362,000; 3.48 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-09-D-0010).
General Electric Co., Aircraft Engines Business Group, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $6,387,870 modification to a previously awarded firm fixed price contract (N00019-06-C-0088) to provide technical, engineering and component life cycle management in support of the Fiscal Year 2009 F414-GE-400 Engine Component Improvement Program. The F414-GE-400 engine powers the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., (90 percent); Johnson City, N.Y., (4 percent); East Aurora, N.Y., (4 percent); and Evendale, Ohio, (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in Dec. 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.