Local Navy Contract Awards - Southern Maryland Headline News

Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (July 12, 2013)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Raytheon Co., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $279,400,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for developmental efforts in support of the Technology Development (TD) Phase of the Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) Program, which will replace the aging ALQ-99 tactical jamming system for integration on the EA-18G tactical aircraft. Developmental efforts will include maturation and demonstration of critical technologies, completion of the system architecture and the requirements derivation and decomposition to subsystems. The objective of the NGJ TD phase is to develop a cost effective electronic attack system that will provide significantly improved airborne electronic attack capabilities against advanced threats through enhanced agility and precision within jamming assignments, increased interoperability, and expanded broadband capability for greater threat coverage against a wide variety of radio frequency emitters. Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif. (55.99 percent); Ft. Wayne, Ind. (13.36 percent); Dallas, Texas (11.12 percent); Torrance, Calif. (9.94 percent); Clearfield, Utah (2.72 percent), McKinney, Texas (2.36 percent); Tucson, Ariz. (1.56 percent); Marion, Va. (2.37 percent); Goleta, Calif. (0.02 percent); Forest, Miss. (0.18 percent); and Andover, Mass. (0.38 percent) and is expected to be completed in May 2015. Fiscal 2013 Research, Development, Test & Evaluation, Navy contract funds in the amount of $50,030,189 are being obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals and three offers were received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-13-C-0128).

AQUATE Corp., Huntsville, Ala., is being awarded a $15,313,067 modification to previously awarded contract (N00174-11-C-0037) to exercise option year two to provide engineering and testing; performing modeling and simulation; conducting situational awareness; implementing new equipment and sustainment training; fielding equipment, sustainment, and providing dedicated logistics support to joint program offices and other federal agency customers dependent on critical chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives equipment in support of their missions. Work will be performed in Quantico, Va. (25 percent); Williamsburg, Va. (20 percent); San Diego, Calif. (15 percent); Edgewater, Md. (15 percent); Suffolk, Va. (15 percent); and Aberdeen, Md. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by July 2014. Fiscal 2013 Operation and Maintenance, Navy funding in the amount of $606,700 will be obligated at the time of award, and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity.

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