WASHINGTON (May 9, 2009) - The U.S. Department of Defense Friday announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Marietta, Ga., is being awarded a $22,800,000 firm-fixed-price contract for development of a roll-on, roll-off armed targeting capability for installation in the Marine Corps KC-130J. Work will be performed in Palmdale, Calif., and is expected to be completed in Dec. 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $15,500,000 will 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-0053).
General Electric, Aircraft Engines, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $7,500,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-09-G-0009) for the demonstration of new technologies to reduce the specific fuel consumption (SFC) of the F414-GE-400 engine, which powers the F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G aircraft. This effort is in support of the Near Term Energy Efficiency Technology Demonstration and Research Project, under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., (91 percent), and Evendale, Ohio, (9 percent), and is expected to be completed in Dec. 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.