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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (Aug. 19, 2013)—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 not-to-exceed $852,298,021 undefinitized modification to the previously awarded Low Rate Initial Production Lot 6 Advance Acquisition contract (N00019-11-C-0083). This modification provides for the procurement of special tooling and special test equipment for the U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force and the international partners, which is critical to preserving the current F-35 delivery schedules and meeting future production rates. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (30 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (20 percent); Wharton, United Kingdom (20 percent); Turin, Italy (15 percent); Nashua, N.H. (8 percent); and Baltimore, Md. (7 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2016. Fiscal 2011 Aircraft Procurement, Air Force, fiscal 2011 and 2012 Aircraft Procurement Navy, and International Partner contract funds in the amount of $639,223,516 will be obligated at time of award, $515,865,111 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Co., Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $200,504,841 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, fixed-price-incentive-firm target contract (N00019-11-C-0001) for the procurement of 354 each AIM-9X Block II All Up Round Tactical Low Rate Initial Production Lot 13 Missiles and Block II Active Optical Target Detectors for the U.S. Navy (92), U.S. Air Force (92), and the governments of Morocco (20), Malaysia (20), Kuwait (80); and Oman (50). In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of 178 Block II Captive Air Training Missiles for the U.S. Navy (58), U.S. Air Force (58), and the governments of Morocco (10), Malaysia (8), Kuwait (20), and Oman (24); nine Special Air Training Missiles for the U.S. Navy (7) and the government of Saudi Arabia (2); 147 All Up Round Containers for the U.S. Navy (43), U.S. Air Force (39), and the governments of Saudi Arabia (1), Morocco (9), Malaysia (8), Kuwait (28), and Oman (19); 19 Guidance Unit Containers for the governments of Malaysia (6), Kuwait (6) and Oman (7); three Spare Propulsion Steering Sections for the U.S. Navy (1), U.S. Air Force (1) and the government of Morocco (1); one Spare Missile Tube Assembly for the government of Morocco; three Spare Advanced Optical Target Detectors for the U.S. Navy (1) and U.S. Air Force (2); 20 Spare Tactical Guidance Units for the U.S. Navy (4), U.S. Air Force (4), and the governments of Morocco (2), Malaysia (2), Kuwait (2) and Oman (6); one Spare Inertial Measuring Unit for the government of Switzerland; and 26 Spare Captive Air Training Missile Guidance Units for the U.S. Navy (4), U.S. Air Force (8), and the governments of Morocco (4), Malaysia (4), Kuwait (2) and Oman (4). Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (43.74 percent); Andover, Mass. (10.08 percent); Valencia, Calif. (6.10 percent); Midland, Ontario, Canada (5.54 percent); Rocket Center, W.V. (5.49 percent); Vancouver, Wash. (5.07 percent); Goleta, Calif. (2.86 percent); Cheshire, Conn. (2.05 percent); Heilbronn, DE, Germany (1.88 percent); Simsbury, Conn. (1.61 percent); Cincinnati, Ohio (1.22 percent); San Jose, Calif. (1.48 percent); Anniston, Ala. (1.31 percent); Maniago, Italy (1.21 percent); Chatsworth, Calif. (1.11 percent); San Diego, Calif. (1.04 percent); Montgomery, Ala. (.60 percent); Orlando, Fla. (.55 percent); Valencia, Calif. (.53 percent); Newbury Park, Calif. (.50 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (.50 percent); Claremont, Calif. (.43 percent); Joplin, Mo. (.39 percent); Lombard, Ill (.28 percent); El Cajon (.15 percent); and various locations inside and outside the United States (4.28). Work is expected to be completed in August 2015. Fiscal 2013 Weapons Procurement, Navy, fiscal 2012 and 2013 MP, Air Force, and Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $200,504,841 are being obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($54,663,344; 27.27 percent); the U.S. Air Force ($52,449,131; 26.16 percent); and the governments of Kuwait ($40,190,268; 20.04 percent); Oman ($28,813,594; 14.37 percent); Morocco ($11,978,889; 5.97 percent); Malaysia ($11,453,192; 5.71 percent); Saudi Arabia ($880,023; .44 percent); and Switzerland ($76,400; .04 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Manufacturing Techniques Inc., Kilmarnock, Va., is being awarded a $32,669,822 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with cost-plus-fixed-fee completion and firm-fixed-price delivery orders to provide for rapid prototype development, hardware fabrication, hardware and software for prototype or prototype pre-production units and kits in support of the battle management systems, dragon spear and Littoral Combat Ship programs. Work will be performed in Kilmarnock, Va., and is expected to be completed by August 2018. Fiscal 2012 Aircraft Procurement Navy funds in the amount of $68,263 are being obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity (N00178-13-D-1022).

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $15,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for a preliminary design review assessment for the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) Air Vehicle. The objective of the UCLASS system is to enhance aircraft carrier/air wing operations by providing a responsive, world-wide presence via an organic, sea-based Unmanned Aerial System, with persistent intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and targeting, and strike capabilities. Work will be performed in El Segundo, Calif., and is expected to be completed in June 2014. Fiscal 2013 Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Navy funds in the amount of $4,750,000 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to the FAR 6.302-1(a)(2). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting authority (N00019-13-C-0140).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Palmdale, Calif., is being awarded a $15,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for a preliminary design review assessment for the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) Air Vehicle. The objective of the UCLASS system is to enhance aircraft carrier/air wing operations by providing a responsive, world-wide presence via an organic, sea-based Unmanned Aerial System (UAS), with persistent Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, and Targeting, and strike capabilities. Work will be performed in Palmdale, Calif., and is expected to be completed in June 2014. Fiscal 2013 Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Navy funds in the amount of $4,750,000 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to the FAR 6.302-1(a)(2). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting authority (N00019-13-C-0141).

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $15,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for a preliminary design review assessment for the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) Air Vehicle. The objective of the UCLASS system is to enhance aircraft carrier/air wing operations by providing a responsive, world-wide presence via an organic, sea-based Unmanned Aerial System, with persistent intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and targeting, and strike capabilities. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in June 2014. Fiscal 2013 Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Navy funds in the amount of $4,750,000 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to the FAR 6.302-1(a)(2). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting authority (N00019-13-C-0142).

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., Poway, Calif., is being awarded a $15,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for a preliminary design review assessment for the Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) Air Vehicle. The objective of the UCLASS system is to enhance aircraft carrier/air wing operations by providing a responsive, world-wide presence via an organic, sea-based Unmanned Aerial System, with persistent intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and targeting, and strike capabilities. Work will be performed in Poway, Calif., and is expected to be completed in June 2014. Fiscal 2013 Research, Development, Test and Evaluation, Navy contract funds in the amount of $4,750,000 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to the FAR 6.302-1(a)(2). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting authority (N00019-13-C-0143).

Intermat, Biddeford, Maine, is being awarded a $7,127,246 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for continued research and development efforts directed toward the fabrication of carbon-carbon shape stable nosetip materials; development and fabrication of advanced reentry materials including antenna windows, control surfaces, leading edges and heat shields; and support of engineering studies in direct support of Submarine Launched Ballistic Missile reentry systems. Work will be performed in Biddeford, Maine, and is expected to be completed by August 2016. Fiscal 2013 Research, Development, Test and Evaluation contract funds in the amount of $486,000 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to the authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1), as implemented by FAR 6.302-1(a)(2) satisfying a requirement for unique supplies available from only one source. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity (N00178-13-C-1020).

AM Pierce and Associates, Lexington Park, Md. (N00421-13-D-0009); BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services, Rockville, Md. (N00421-13-D-0010); Booz Allen Hamilton Engineering Services LLC, Annapolis, Md. (N00421-13-D-0011); Coherent Technical Services, Inc., Lexington Park, Md. (N00421-D-13-0012); Engility Corp., Chantilly, Va. (N00421-13-D-0013), and Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev. (N00421-13-D-0013) are each being awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee multiple award contract for the procurement of systems engineering support for the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Department, Aircraft Control Systems Division. These services will provide engineering support to developmental programs such as the Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems, the Navy Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems, the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike, Broad Area Maritime Surveillance, War Fighter Networking, Unmanned Aircraft System/Ground Based Sense and Avoid and Automated Aerial Refueling Support. The aggregate not-to-exceed amount for these contracts is $243,105,875 and the companies will have the opportunity to compete on individual task orders. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md. (80 percent) and St. Inigoes, Md. (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2018. No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals, with six offers received. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

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