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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (December 5, 2010)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

SeeByte, Ltd., Edinburgh, Scotland, is being awarded an $8,973,290 modification to previously awarded contract (N00174-09-D-0001) to exercise option two for Common Operator Interface command and control software for Navy explosive ordnance disposal teams. The software application is used for mission planning, equipment data transfer, mission execution tracking, post mission analysis, and data reporting by Navy explosive ordnance disposal mobile units, mobile diving and salvage units, and research and development activities. Work will be performed in Edinburgh, Scotland, and is expected to be completed by December 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Owego, N.Y., is being awarded a $45,779,349 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of two cargo unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and pre-deployment readiness activities in support of cargo UAS services in Afghanistan. In addition, this contract provides for required modifications of the UAS's. Work will be performed in Owego, N.Y. (90 percent), and Bloomfield, Conn. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2011. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals, with two offers received. Contract funds in the amount of $45,779,349 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-11-C-0013).

Frontier Systems, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., Irvine, Calif., is being awarded a $29,935,037 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of two cargo unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and pre-deployment readiness activities in support of cargo UAS services in Afghanistan. In addition, this contract provides for required modifications of the UAS's. Work will be performed in Irvine, Calif. (50 percent), and Mesa, Ariz. (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2011. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals, with two offers received. Contract funds in the amount of $29,935,037 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-11-C-0014).

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $16,944,000 delivery order against a previously issued order basic ordering agreement (N00019-05-G-0026) for supplies and services required to upgrade 39 F/A-18C/D aircraft for the government of Kuwait under the Foreign Military Sales program. Upgrades will include the modification/installation of tactical aircraft moving map capability, Miniature Airborne Global Positioning Receiver 2000 with selective availability anti-spoofing module, and cockpit pressurization warning system. Work will be performed in Ahmed Al-Jaber Air Base, Kuwait (90 percent), and St. Louis, Mo. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2014. 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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