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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (February 15, 2012)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $14,800,000 modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-11-C-0083) to procure long lead items for F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter low rate initial production Lot 6 short take-off vertical landing (STOVL) aircraft for the Marine Corps. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is necessary to protect the delivery schedules of STOVL aircraft planned for delivery through December 2014. 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 $56,750,000 advance acquisition contract to provide long lead parts and components required for the manufacture of Lot 10 UH-1Y (15) and AH-1Z (13) helicopters for the Marine Corps in support of the H-1 upgrade program. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (60 percent), and Amarillo, Texas (40 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2013. 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 Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-12-C-0009).

General Electric Aviation, Lynn, Mass., is being awarded an $8,831,994 order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-09-G-0009) for the F404 Component Improvement Program to include engineering and engine system improvement support. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., and is expected to be completed in December 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.

J.F. Taylor Corp., Lexington Park, Md., is being awarded a $9,043,754 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursement contract to provide systems engineering, specialized testing and evaluation for communication, navigation, and identification systems to be developed in support of the Mission Systems Evaluation Division (AIR 5.1) of the Naval Air Systems Command. In addition, this contract will provide system integration and ongoing lifecycle support, as well as commercial air services for systems currently under development. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed in October 2012. 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. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($8,618,698; 95.3 percent); the U.S. Air Force ($217,050; 2.4 percent); and, under the Foreign Military Sales Program, the government of Taiwan ($208,006; 2.3 percent). The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-12-C-0033)

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