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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (Sept. 10, 2013)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Science Applications International Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $49,412,941 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for future radiographic systems (FRS). The FRS systems provide military services with a portable system that provides real-time downrange imaging capability. FRS assists explosive ordnance disposal technicians in analyzing and determining the condition of a device or munitions. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by August 2014. Fiscal 2013 procurement Marine Corps, fiscal 2013 other procurement Army and fiscal 2013 other procurement Navy funds in the amount of $30,700,047 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 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity (N00174-13-D-0011).

Orbital Sciences Corp., Launch Systems Group, Chandler, Ariz., is being awarded a $29,862,025 firm-fixed-price contract for Full Rate Production 7 of eight GQM-163A Coyote Supersonic Sea Skimming Target base vehicles, including the associated hardware, kits and production support, for the U.S. Navy (5), and the governments of Australia (2) and Japan (1). Work will be performed in Chandler, Ariz. (59 percent); Camden, Ark. (28 percent); Vergennes, Vt. (4 percent); Hollister, Calif. (3 percent); and other various locations in the United States (6 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2016. This is contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($19,470,590; 65 percent) and the governments of Australia ($7,057,199; 24 percent) and Japan ($3,334,236; 11 percent) under the foreign military sales (FMS) program. Fiscal 2013 weapons procurement, Navy and FMS contract funds in the amount of $29,862,025 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 FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-13-C-0145).

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $10,000,000 undefinitized modification to the previously awarded Low Rate Initial Production Lot 6 advance acquisition contract (N00019-11-C-0083). This modification provides for the initial lay-in of consumable piece parts for repair of repairables at U.S. government organic depots and original equipment manufacturers in support of the F-35 Lightning II Program. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (35 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (25 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (20 percent); Orlando, Fla. (10 percent); Nashua, N.H. (5 percent); and Baltimore, Md. (5 percent); and is expected to be completed in October 2014. Fiscal 2011 aircraft procurement, Air Force contract funds in the amount of $10,000,000 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $9,981,663 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-12-C-0117) for additional operations and maintenance services in support of the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance - Demonstrator, Unmanned Aircraft System, also known as the Global Hawk Maritime - Demonstrator. The services include manpower to increase BAMS-D operational tempo from the current nine maritime intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions per month to a sustained level of 15 missions per month. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md. (70 percent), and outside continental United States (30 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2014. Fiscal 2013 operations and maintenance, Navy funds in the amount of $3,000,000 are being obligated on this award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, is being awarded a $16,649,854 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of Man Transportable Robotic System MK 2 battery boxes. Work will be performed in Columbus, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by September 2017. No funding will be obligated at the time of the award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Division, Indian Head, Md., is the contracting activity (N00174-12-D-0008).

Lockheed Martin Canada, Ottawa, Canada, is being awarded a $10,157,112 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide development, maintenance and upgrade of the Visual Interactive Simulated Training Application (VISTA) computer based synthetic operations and maintenance trainers in support of the Center for Surface Combat Systems. VISTA is a flexible high-fidelity computer based networked system that provides a training environment for both operation and corrective maintenance tasks on selected combat systems. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy (25 percent), Japan (20 percent), Pakistan (20 percent), Spain (20 percent) and Norway (15 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Program. Work will be performed in Dahlgren, Va. (25 percent), Norway (20 percent), Pakistan (20 percent), Spain (20 percent) and Japan (15 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2016. Fiscal 2013 research, development, test and evaluation, Navy and FMS funding in the amount of $2,692,158 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with FAR 6.302-1(a)(2)(iii) - only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division is the contracting activity (N00178-13-D-2002).

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