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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (July 20, 2013)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

QinetiQ North America, Waltham, Mass., is being awarded a $7,772,646 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of Talon IV vehicles, spares and training. This contract will support Foreign Military Sales (FMS) to Pakistan (100 percent). The Talon IV robot provides the military's explosive ordnance disposal technicians with a man transportable capability to remotely perform reconnaissance. Work will be performed in Waltham, Mass. (99 percent), and Pakistan (1 percent) and is expected to be completed by December 2013. FMS funding in the amount of $7,772,646 will be obligated at the time of award, and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was synopsized via Federal Business Opportunities as a sole source procurement authorized under 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1)—only one responsible source will satisfy the needs of the agency. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity (N00174-13-C-0018).

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $17,001,833 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order (#2049) against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for phase I of the next generation jammer (NGJ) pod hardware integration in support of the EA-18G aircraft. The phase I hardware integration will ensure the development, preparation and delivery of the aircraft modification design is suitable for the technology development stage of the NGJ pod program. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in October 2014. Fiscal 2013 research, development, test & evaluation, Navy contract funds in the amount of $10,000,000 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

General Electric Co., Lynn, Mass., is being awarded a $15,691,247 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the procurement of time critical parts for incorporation into the T-408-GE-400 gas turbine engine in support of the CH-53K helicopter program. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass., and is expected to be completed in December 2016. Fiscal 2013 research, development, test & evaluation, Navy contract funds in the amount of $15,691,247 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-2-1(a)(1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-13-C-0132).

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded an $8,110,882 firm-fixed-price delivery order (#0141) against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for the procurement of 84 engineering change proposal 6282 AYC 1439 A1 retrofit kits in support of the F/A-18 E/F aircraft. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. (80 percent), and St. Charles, Mo. (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2016. Fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement Navy contract funds in the amount of $8,110,882 are being obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

General Electric Co., Lynn, Mass., is being awarded an $87,034,442 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-11-C-0045) to exercise an option for the procurement of 22 Lot 17 full rate production F414-GE-400 install engines for the F/A-18E/F aircraft. Work will be performed in Lynn, Mass. (59 percent); Hooksett, N.H. (18 percent); Rutland, Vt. (12 percent); and Madisonville, Ky. (11 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2015. Fiscal 2013 Aircraft Procurement Navy contract funds in the amount of $87,034,442 will be obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $70,358,000 modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-13-C-0008) to provide long lead-time parts, material and components required for the delivery of seven Conventional Take Off and Landing F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft and one Short Take-Off Vertical Landing F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft for the government of Italy. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in February 2014. International Partner contract funds in the amount of $70,358,000 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting authority.

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