WASHINGTON (April 3, 2009) - The U.S. Department of Defense this week announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
Raytheon Co., Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $54,481,204 firm fixed price contract for the procurement of 19 AN/APG-79 Active Electronically Scanned Array radars to be retrofitted into F/A-18E/F aircraft Lots 26-29. The radars will replace the APG-73 radars currently installed in the aircraft. Work will be performed in Forest, Miss., (43 percent); Dallas, Texas (29 percent); El Segundo, Calif., (27 percent); and Andover, Mass., (1 percent) and is expected to be completed in Dec. 2010. 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-0003).
Tech Resources, Inc., Milford, N.H., is being awarded a $5,899,702 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 16 F/A-18+ AN/ALR-67(V)3 antenna coupler interconnecting groups for the Royal Australian Air Force and the government of Canada. Work will be performed in Milford, N.H., and is expected to be completed in July 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to the FAR 6.302-1. This contract combines purchases for the Government of Australia ($2,949,849; 50 percent) and the Government of Canada ($2,949,852; 50 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity (N68335-09-C-0133).