WASHINGTON (July 29, 2014)The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $69,659,650 for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order 0073 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-12-G-0006) in support of the V-22 aircraft for the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Navy. This order provides for the non-recurring engineering (Phase II) of the Improved Inlet Solution (IIS) for the V-22 aircraft, including completion of preliminary and critical design reviews; installation of an IIS retrofit kit for installation on a CV-22 aircraft for demonstration and operation; installation of aircraft instrumentation to support flight test analysis; flight and qualification testing of the IIS design; and removal of the instrumentation from the test aircraft following flight testing. Work will be performed Amarillo, Texas (73 percent), and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (27 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2018. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force and Navy) funds in the amount of $31,290,663 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This delivery order combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force ($41,795,790; 60 percent) and the U.S. Navy ($27,863,860; 40 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
The Boeing Co., Jacksonville, Florida, is being awarded a $7,695,945 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-14-D-0001) for additional fiscal 2014 depot-level service life extension/remanufacturing activities, including associated maintenance support and sustainment capabilities, in support of the F/A18 A-F aircraft. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (61 percent), and Jacksonville, Florida (39 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2015. No funds are being obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.