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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (November 20, 2010)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Raytheon Co., Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $52,250,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-C-0003) for the procurement of 19 AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars to be retrofitted into F/A-18E/F aircraft Lots 26-29. The AN/APG-79 AESA radar, which will replace the APG-73 radar, will provide increased air-to-air detection and track range, increased air-to-ground targeting capabilities, longer launch range for standoff weapons, enhanced capability against advanced threats, and optimized utilization of the aircraft's weapon systems contributing to the F/A-18E/F's survivability. Work will be performed in Forest, Miss. (43 percent); Dallas, Texas (29 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (27 percent); and Andover, Mass. (1 percent). Work is expected to be completed in December 2013. 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.

DRS C3 & Aviation Co., Herndon, Va., is being awarded a $43,525,578 firm-fixed-price contract for logistics services in support of E-6B aircraft, to include management of government-owned inventory and material support of aircraft. Work will be performed at Tinker Air Force Base, Okla. (70 percent); Naval Air Station, Patuxent River, Md. (10 percent); Travis Air Force Base, Calif. (10 percent); and Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. (10 percent). Work is expected to be completed in November 2011. Contract funds in the amount of $214,500 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via a request for proposal, with two offers solicited and two proposals received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-11-C-0011).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $3,485,385,767 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-09-C-0010). This modification converts contract type for the efforts described below from a cost-plus-incentive-fee to a fixed-price-incentive (firm target) for the manufacture and delivery of F-35 Joint Strike Fighter low rate initial production Lot IV aircraft. This modification provides for the procurement of 10 conventional take-off and landing aircraft for the U.S. Air Force; 16 short take-off vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft for the U.S. Marine Corps; one STOVL aircraft for the United Kingdom Royal Navy; and four carrier variant aircraft for the U.S. Navy. In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of associated ancillary mission equipment, flight test instrumentation, and manufacturing support equipment. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in March 2013. Contract funds in the amount of $21,773,633 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force ($1,099,960,361; 31.6 percent); the U.S. Marine Corps ($1,685,707,859; 48.4 percent); the U.S. Navy ($582,147,988; 16.6 percent); and the United Kingdom ($117,569,559; 3.4 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $13,729,506 modification to the previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee/award-fee contract (N00019-08-C-0028) to exercise an option for the procurement of one ruggedized repair verification radar (RVR) test set in support of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. The RVR test set will support aircraft maintenance level for evaluation and verification of zonal radar cross section performance characteristics following aircraft repair of all three variants. Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif. (96 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (3.5 percent); and Orlando, Fla. (0.5 percent). Work is expected to be completed in January 2013. 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.

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $10,085,840 firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-07-G-0008) for non-recurring efforts required to complete the fuel jettison mission management restriction removal engineering change proposal (ECP) for the Air Force CV-22. This ECP will remove the fuel jettison restriction allowing the aircrew to rapidly manage CV-22 aircraft mission gross weight. Work will be performed in Ridley Park, Pa. (70 percent); Dallas, Texas (20 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (7 percent); Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (2 percent); and St. Louis, Mo. (1 percent). Work is expected to be completed in August 2013. Contract funds in the amount of $10,085,840 will 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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