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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (March 1, 2015)—The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

QinetiQ North America, Waltham, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $7,074,242 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00174-13-D-0007) to exercise option year two for post-production support under the Man Transportable Robotic System (MTRS) MK2 program. The MTRS MK2 provides the military explosive ordnance disposal technicians with a man-transportable capability to remotely perform reconnaissance. Work will be performed in Waltham, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed by February 2016. Contract funds will not be obligated at time of award, and no funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Cobham Life Support Systems, Inc., Davenport, Iowa, is being awarded a $7,000,000 not-to-exceed firm-fixed-price delivery order against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-124-G-0007). This order provides for the procurement of 180 new carbon monoxide catalyst sieve bed sets; 500 retrofit carbon monoxide catalyst sieve bed Sets; 51 refurbished TTU-520 A/E test sets; and 1,208 labels in support of the F/A-18 C/D (Lot 13 and above), F/A-18 E/F, and EA-18G aircraft, including non-recurring engineering and associated technical data. Work will be performed in Davenport, Iowa, and is expected to be completed in January 2016. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) and operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $3,500,000 are being obligated, $340,769 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $25,848,612 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for engineering sustainment and integrated logistics services in support of MQ-8 operational, vendor, maintenance-related and laboratory support software. Services to be provided include analysis of engineering change proposals, development of plans of action and milestones, laboratory facility studies and analysis, software technology insertion, configuration management and quality assurance, development, review and update of specifications and technical documentation. Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed in December 2015. Fiscal 2013 and 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds; fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) and research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $25,848,612 are being obligated at time of award, $18,996,518 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR.6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0034).

Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. Tactical Solutions, Boulder, Colorado, is being awarded a $22,954,037 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in support of Navy-owned Phased Array Antenna hardware developed under the High Throughput Networking Infrastructure (HTNI) and the Affordable Common Radar Architecture (ACRA) projects. The scope will encompass procuring spares of existing hardware, performing redesign activities associated with modifications to existing hardware, performing repairs of existing hardware and performing integration of new or existing hardware into a prototype system. Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren is the custodian of the current prototype antenna hardware developed under the HTNI and the ACRA projects and has been tasked with leading the research, development, test, and evaluation effort associated with these projects. Work will be performed in Westminster, Colorado, and is expected to complete in February 2020. Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $58,424 will be obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with FAR 6.302-1(a) (2)(i)(A) and DFARS 206.302-1. The references provided an exception that full and open competition need not be provided for when the source has demonstrated a unique and innovative concept. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00178-15-D-3003).

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded $6,668,824 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 0237 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for Software Test and Integration Center 25X System Configuration Set upgrades in support of the F/A-18 program for the Government of Finland under the foreign military sales program. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (75 percent) and Halli, Finland (25 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2018. Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $6,668,824 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, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $122,443,911 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0075) for the procurement of 114 Tomahawk Block IV All Up Round missiles for the Navy. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (32 percent); Camden, Arkansas (11 percent); Ogden, Utah (8 percent); Anniston, Alabama (4 percent); Glenrothes, Scotland (4 percent); Minneapolis, Minnesota (4 percent); Ft. Wayne, Indiana (4 percent); Spanish Fork, Utah (3 percent); Vergennes, Vermont (3 percent); Ontario, California (3 percent); Walled Lake, Michigan (2 percent); Berryville, Arkansas (2 percent); El Segundo, California (2 percent); Westminster, Colorado (2 percent); Middletown, Connecticut (2 percent); Huntsville, Alabama (1 percent); Dallas, Texas (1 percent); Farmington, New Mexico (.2 percent); and various locations within the United States (11.8 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2017. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 weapons procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $122,443,911 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, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $63,700,156 advance acquisition contract for the procurement of long-lead components, material, parts and associated efforts required to maintain the MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System planned production schedule. Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah (28 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (23 percent); Red Oak, Texas (12 percent); Bridgeport, West Virginia (11 percent); Palmdale, California (10 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (7 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (2+ percent); Montreal Quebec, Canada (2 percent); Vandalia, Ohio (1+ percent); and various locations both in and out of the continental United States (3+ percent), and work is expected to be completed in February 2016. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $63,700,156 will be obligated at time of 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. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0002).

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded a $148,335,501 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive (firm target) E-2D Advanced Hawkeye multi-year contract (N00019-13-C-9999) for the procurement of one E-2D Full Rate Production Advanced Hawkeye aircraft. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Florida (28 percent); St. Augustine, Florida (25 percent); El Segundo, California (5 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (4 percent); Menlo Park, California (4 percent); Rolling Meadows, Illinois (2 percent), and various locations throughout the United States (32 percent); and is expected to be completed in July 2018. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $148,335,501 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, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Airborne Tactical Advantage Co., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $12,798,915 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursement, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-14-D-0010) to exercise an option for services in support of the Contracted Air Services (CAS) Program. The CAS Program provides contractor owned and operated Type III High Subsonic & Type IV Supersonic aircraft to United States Navy Fleet customers for a wide variety of airborne threat simulation capabilities. This provides for training shipboard and aircraft squadron weapon systems operators and aircrew. Work will be performed in Newport News, Virginia (45 percent); Pt. Mugu, California (35 percent); and various locations outside the continental United States (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2015. Fiscal year 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,069,268 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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