WASHINGTON (Oct. 22, 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, was awarded a $30,000,000 fixed-price-incentive (firm-target) modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-13-C-0014), to provide long lead-time parts, materials and components required for the delivery of two additional Low Rate Initial Production Lot VIII F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter Conventional Takeoff and Landing aircraft for the Government of Japan. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in July 2014. Foreign military sales funding in the amount of $30,000,000 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. (Awarded Oct. 11, 2013)
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Va., was awarded a $9,932,848 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for non-recurring engineering services for the finalization of technical data packages; and pre-production/production units for ship self-defense Mk2 command and control hardware for LSD 50, LSD 52, CVN 72 and CVN 78. Work will be performed in Virginia Beach, Va., and is expected to be completed by October 2015. Fiscal 2012 and 2013 other procurement, Navy and Fiscal 2013 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $$2,657,064 was obligated at time of award. Contract funds in the amount of $2,440,602 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1) only one or limited number of sources and no other suppliers will satisfy the requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren, Va., is the contracting activity (N00178-14-D-3003). (Awarded Oct. 9, 2013)
General Atomics, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $51,997,981 not-to-exceed order against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N68335-11-G-0003) for the procurement of Advanced Arresting Gear equipment required to stand up the Runway Arresting Landing Site (RALS) in support of CVN-78 testing. RALS will enable the Navy to run arresting simulations with live aircraft prior to employing those aircraft onboard ship. In addition, RALS will enable the Navy to troubleshoot issues found during certification and deployment of CVN-78. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (65 percent); Tupelo, Miss. (15 percent); Boston, Mass. (10 percent); Philadelphia, Pa. (5 percent ); Newark, N.J. (2.5 percent) and Dallas, Texas (2.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2016. Fiscal 2013 other procurement, Navy contract funds in the amount of $25,479,010 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.