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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (April 3, 2014)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $43,781,216 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-0059) for the production and delivery of five MQ-8 Firescout vertical take-off and landing tactical unmanned aerial vehicles (VTUAV) and one ground control station in support of the VTUAV endurance upgrade rapid deployment capability effort. Work will be performed in Dallas, Texas (32 percent); Ozark, Ala. (27 percent); Rancho Bernardo, Calif. (25 percent); Moss Point, Miss. (15 percent); and Point Mugu, Calif. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2015. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 aircraft procurement, Navy funds in the amount of $43,781,216 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 activity.

Engility Corp., Chantilly, Va., is being awarded a $36,550,954 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for systems engineering and technical services in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division's Software Engineering and Acquisition Management Division. This contract includes systems integration and software development, platform simulation, integration and laboratory engineering, and software engineering. These services are in support of the U.S. Navy and governments of Australia, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Japan, Norway, Pakistan, South Korea, and Thailand. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed in January 2015. Navy working capital funds in the amount of $620,000 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 FAR 6.302-1. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($32,895,854; 90 percent) and the governments of Australia ($365,510; 1 percent); Brazil ($365,510; 1 percent); Canada ($365,510; 1 percent); Denmark ($365,510; 1 percent); Germany ($365,510; 1 percent); Japan ($365,510; 1 percent); Norway ($365,510; 1 percent); Pakistan ($365,510; 1 percent); South Korea ($365,510; 1 percent); and Thailand ($365,510; 1 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-14-C-0021).

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded an $8,908,069 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-2000) for the implementation, certification and integration of a replacement Input/Output (I/O) Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) into the current production Satellite Data Link Transceiver (SDLT) due to the obsolescence of the Field Programmable Gate Array. This modification includes I/O CCA-level and SDLT assembly level integration and qualification to verify that a SDLT updated with a replaced I/O CCA meets all requirements. The SDLT is used for data communications between the missile and missile/strike controller via satellite. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (66.5 percent) and Fort Wayne, Ind. (33.5 percent); and is expected to be completed in July 2016. Fiscal 2012 weapons procurement, Navy funds in the amount of $8,908,069 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.

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