WASHINGTON (June 9, 2011)The U.S. Department of Defense this week announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
United Technologies, Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a $52,785,441 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-02-C-3003) in support of the technical base line review on the systems development and demonstration contract for the Joint Strike Fighter Conventional Take-Off and Landing, Short Take-Off and Vertical Landing, and Carrier-Variant propulsion systems. Work will be performed in East Hartford, Conn. (91 percent), and Bristol, United Kingdom (9 percent), and 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.
Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $7,245,020 modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-11-C-0023) for the purchase of Lot 9 long-lead items in support of the H-1 Upgrades Program for the Marine Corps. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (60 percent), and Amarillo, Texas (40 percent), and work is expected to be completed in September 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.