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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (November 8, 2011)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

L-3 Communications Flight International, Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $29,066,774 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-09-D-0018) for commercial air services for military training support. This modification provides airborne threat simulation training for shipboard and aircraft squadron weapon systems operators and aircrew, to enhance abilities to counter potential enemy electronic warfare and electronic attack operations in an electronic combat environment. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va. (50 percent), and San Diego, Calif. (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2012. No funding will be obligated at time of award. 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.

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $1,377,823,556 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price-incentive contract (N00019-09-C-0022) to procure seven P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime Low Rate Initial Production II aircraft. Work will be performed in Chicago, Ill. (21.9 percent); Greenlawn, N.Y. (12.3 percent); Puget Sound, Wash. (11.5 percent); Dallas, Texas (6.6 percent); North Amityville, N.Y. (5.8 percent); Cambridge, United Kingdom (4.8 percent); and various locations in and outside the continental United States (37.1 percent). The 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.

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney, Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a $75,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for studies associated with the F135 propulsion system. Services to be provided include engineering, programmatic, and logistics tasks related to the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) F135 propulsion system for U.S. services, JSF international partners, and foreign military sales countries, including, but not limited to: investigations and studies of the feasibility, practicality, desirability, or supportability of design changes for the propulsion system, support equipment, and government furnished property; operational readiness and reliability; cost and weight reductions; logistics site surveys; training system analysis; modeling and simulation activities; campaign analysis; and the determination of the feasibility of integrating changes for purchaser-unique requirements. Work will be performed in East Hartford, Conn. (73 percent), Bristol, United Kingdom (20 percent), and Indianapolis, Ind. (7 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $8,503,722 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302.1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-12-D-0002).

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $9,994,101 modification to a cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-05-G-0026) for planning and analysis efforts that will address additional increment two, acoustic processor technology refresh capabilities for the P-8A Poseidon aircraft. Work will be performed in Anaheim, Calif. (75 percent), and Seattle, Wash. (25 percent), and is expected to be completed in January 2013. Contract funds in the amount of $2,000,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

ERAPSCO, Inc., Columbia City, Ind., is being awarded a $15,625,905 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, performance-based contract (N00421-11-C-0030) to exercise options for the production of 3,544 AN/SSQ-36B sonobuoys and 8,588 AN/SSQ-62E sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy (3,500 AN/SSQ-36; 8,500 AN/SSQ-62) and for the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (44 AN/SSQ-36; 88 AN/SSQ-62) for training support. Work will be performed in DeLeon Springs, Fla. (53 percent), and Columbia City, Ind. (47 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2014. Contract funds in the amount of $57,219 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchase for the U.S. Navy ($15,461,160; 98.9 percent), and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States ($164,745; 1.1 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $7,887,154 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-09-D-0010) to exercise an option for in-service support for F/A-18 aircraft of the governments of Switzerland, Finland, Canada, Kuwait, Malaysia, Australia, and Spain. Services to be provided include program management, logistics, engineering support, incidental materials, and technical data. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in December 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the governments of Switzerland ($2,423,940; 30.7 percent); Finland ($1,804,000; 22.9 percent); Canada ($925,000; 11.7 percent); Kuwait ($919,250; 11.7 percent); Malaysia ($919,250; 11.7 percent); Australia ($490,800; 6.2 percent); and Spain ($404,914; 5.1 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

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