WASHINGTON (February 18, 2011)The U.S. Department of Defense today announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
Northrop Grumman Corp. Aerospace Sector, Battle Management & Engagement Systems Div., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $25,575,767 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic order agreement (N00019-10-G-0004) for the design and development of the airborne sense and avoid capability for the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance (BAMS) unmanned aircraft system in support of the Navy and Air Force. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y. (50 percent) and San Diego, Calif. (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $7,368,022 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.
BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services, Inc., Rockville, Md., is being awarded a $7,745,712 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-06-C-0085) to exercise an option for the procurement of maintenance, logistics, and life cycle services in support of communication-electronic equipment/systems and subsystems for various Navy, Army, Air Force, Special Operations Forces and other federal agencies. Work will be performed in Chesapeake, Va. (32 percent); Fayetteville, N.C. (28 percent); California, Md. (22 percent); San Diego, Calif. (6 percent); Fort Bliss, Texas (4 percent); Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (2 percent); Panzer Kaserne, Germany (2 percent); Homestead, Fla. (2 percent); Tampa, Fla. (1 percent); and the District of Columbia (1 percent). Work is expected to be completed in July 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.