WASHINGTON (March 15, 2014)The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract award that pertain to local Navy activities.
Exelis Inc., Clifton, N.J., is being awarded a $91,701,414 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0002) to exercise an option for the manufacture and delivery of 42 AN/ALQ-214(V)4 on-board jammer (OBJ) systems. The AN/ALQ-214(V)4/5 is an OBJ component of the integrated defensive electronic counter measures system. It is a self-protection radio frequency (RF) countermeasures system used by Navy F/A-18C/D/E/F strike fighter aircraft against RF guided surface-to-air and air-to-air threats (missiles). Work will be performed in Clifton, N.J. (31 percent); San Jose, Calif. (26 percent); San Diego, Calif. (11 percent); Rancho Cordova, Calif. ( 5 percent); Mountain View, Calif. (4 percent); Hudson, N.H. (2 percent); West Springfield, Mass.(2 percent); and various locations within the United States (19 percent); and is expected to be completed in November 2016. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 aircraft procurement, Navy funds in the amount of $91,701,414 are being 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