WASHINGTON (July 18, 2011)The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P., Minneapolis, Minn., was awarded on July 14, 2011, a $24,068,204 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 57MM HE-3P cartridges and 57MM target practice cartridges. This contract is for fabrication, testing, inspection and delivery of 57MM, MK 295 MOD 0, high explosive pre-fragmented programmable, proximity fuzed (HE-3P) cartridges and 57MM, MK 296 MOD 0, target practice cartridges to function in the MK 110 MOD 0 gun mount. Work will be performed in Bjorkborn, Sweden, and is expected to be completed by November 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division, Md., is the contracting activity (N00174-11-C-0039).
GE Aviation Systems, LLC, Santa Ana, Calif., is being awarded a $20,339,889 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-10-C-0076) for the procurement of 240 FPU-12/A 480 gallon external fuel tanks for the F/A-18 E/F (112) and the EA-18G (128) aircraft, including related program support . Work will be performed in Santa Ana, Calif., and is expected to be completed in February 2014. Contract funds in the amount of $4,975,889 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.