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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (January 12, 2012)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently 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 $194,097,296 advance acquisition contract with fixed-price line items for long lead components, parts, and materials required for the delivery of 37 propulsion systems for the Lot VI F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Program (18 conventional take-off and landing [CTOL] for the Air Force; six short take-off and vertical landing for the Marine Corps; seven carrier variant for the Navy; four CTOL for the Italian Air Force; two CTOL for the Royal Australian Air Force; and associated spares. Work will be performed in East Hartford, Conn. (64 percent); Bristol, United Kingdom (25 percent); and Indianapolis, Ind. (11 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($37,137,996; 19.1 percent), the U.S. Marine Corps ($84,683,000; 43.6 percent), the U.S. Air Force ($54,929,988; 28.3 percent), and the governments of Italy ($11,564,208; 6 percent) and Australia ($5,782,104; 3 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting (N00019-11-C-0082).

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded an $80,554,934 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for maintenance, manufacturing of parts, instrumentation and engineering support for all models of the F/A-18 & EA-18G aircraft including future variants, domestic and Foreign Military Sales, for ground and flight test programs conducted at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md. No funding will be obligated at time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md. (97 percent), and St. Louis, Mo. (3 percent), and is expected to be completed in January 2017. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-12-D-0003).

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $9,179,536 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed fee contract (N00019-09-C-0022) for spares, repairables, trainers, and courseware in support of the low rate initial production, lot two, P-8A multi-mission maritime aircraft. Work will be performed in Seattle, Wash. (60 percent), and St. Louis, Mo. (40 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2012. 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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