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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (Nov. 27, 2014)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is being awarded a $105,492,976 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to the previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm target contract N00019-13-C-0016. This modification exercises an option for sustainment efforts and operations and maintenance services in support of Low Rate Initial Production Lot VIII F135 propulsion systems, including hardware and training course materials and equipment. Work will be performed in Hartford, Connecticut (55 percent); Edwards Air Force Base, California (12 percent); Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (7 percent); Palmdale, California (5 percent); and various locations throughout the continental United States (21 percent); work is expected to be completed in December 2015. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force) and international partner funds in the amount of $101,786,708 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchase for the U.S. Marine Corps ($51,776,302; 49 percent); the U.S. Air Force ($35,093,376; 33 percent); the U.S. Navy ($10,542,815; 10 percent); and the international partners ($8,080,483; 8 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Technical Services, Herndon, Virginia, is being awarded a $10,394,167 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-14-C-0009) to exercise an option for maintenance services for E-2C and C-2 aircraft in support of the VX-20 squadron. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (95 percent), and St. Augustine, Florida (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2015. Fiscal 2015 working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $8,350,000 are being obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $492,008,803 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-12-C-0004) to provide non-air vehicle spares, support equipment, Autonomic Logistics Information System hardware and software upgrades, supply chain management, full mission simulators and non-recurring engineering services to support Low Rate Initial Production Lot VII F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft for the U.S. Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and international partners. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (81 percent); El Segundo, California (9 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (5 percent); Owego, New York (4 percent); and Samlesbury, United Kingdom (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2021. Fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement funds (Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy) and international partner funds in the amount of $492,008,803 will be obligated at time of award, of which $395,691,143 will expire this fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force ($180,174,049; 37 percent), the U.S. Navy ($113,797,383; 23 percent); U.S. Marine Corps ($101,719,711; 20.5 percent); and international partners ($96,317,660; 19.5 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $64,283,943 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the modification of 14 F-35A air vehicles for the U.S. Air Force (13) and the government of the Netherlands (1), and 13 F-35B air vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps (11) and the government of the United Kingdom (2). This contract includes procurement for 528 modification kits, installation, and labor. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (40 percent); Cherry Point, North Carolina (12 percent); San Diego, California (10 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (7 percent); Ogden, Utah (6 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (4 percent); Eglin, Florida (3 percent); Greenville, South Carolina (3 percent); Samlesbury, United Kingdom (3 percent); Edwards, California (2 percent); Marabar, Florida (2 percent); Tucson, Arizona (2 percent); Redondo Beach, California (2 percent); Orlando, Florida (2 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (1 percent); and Owego, New York (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2017. Fiscal 2013 aircraft procurement (Marine Corps and Air Force); 2015 research, development, test and evaluation (Marine Corps and Air Force), and international partner funds in the amount of $64,283,943 are being obligated on this award, $40,817,604 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the U.S. Marine Corps ($30,784,983; 48 percent); U.S. Air Force ($25,077,651; 39 percent), and international partners ($8,421,309; 13 percent). This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting authority (N00019-15-C-0016).

DRS C3 & Aviation Co., Gaithersburg, Maryland, is being awarded a $52,019,071 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-priced contract (N00019-11-C-0011) to exercise an option for logistics services in support of the E-6B Mercury program, including the procurement and storage, and warehouse and inventory management. Work will be performed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma (70 percent); Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska (10 percent); Travis Air Force Base, California (10 percent); and Patuxent River, Maryland (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2015. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $17,431,585 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, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Rockwell Collins, Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded a $47,401,884 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0004) to exercise an option for the manufacture and installation of two Block I modification aircraft kits, for the E-6B aircraft including Internet Protocol Bandwidth Expansion Phase III and very low frequency transmit terminals. In addition, this modification provides for field support, an update to differences training, technology refresh and software licenses and agreements. Work will be performed in Richardson, Texas (62 percent), and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (38 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2016. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $47,401,884 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, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, is being awarded a $46,945,004 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-07-D-0004) to exercise an option for special progressive aircraft rework for two VH-3D and one VH-60N presidential helicopters, including training, security, and project engineering, integrated logistics and program support. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut (88 percent), and Quantico, Virginia (12 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2015. No funds will be 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.

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is being awarded an $11,473,337 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-13-C-0016) for annualized sustainment, procuring operations and maintenance services for Low Rate Initial Production VIII F-135 propulsion systems. This effort will include supply chain management, inventory optimization, flight service representatives at operational sites, oversight and planning of training activities, and aircraft retrofit activities. Work will be performed at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma (6 percent), and various locations within the continental United States (94 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2015. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force ($6,055,099; 52 percent), the U.S. Navy ($5,259,301; 46 percent), and international partners ($158,937; 2 percent). Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Air Force and Navy) funds in the amount of $8,000,000 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, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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