WASHINGTON (May 14, 2015)The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Marion, Illinois, is being awarded a $8,790,026 firm-fixed-price contract for MK 258, MOD 1 armor piercing, fin stabilized, discarding, sabot, tracer (APFSDS-T) cartridges. This contract is to produce, test, inspect, and deliver 30x173mm MK258 MOD1 ammunition for use in the MK46 gun weapon system. Work will be performed in Marion, Illinois, and is expected to be completed by March 2017. Fiscal 2014 procurement of ammunition, (Navy, Marine Corps) contract funds in the amount of $8,790,026 will be obligated at the time of award and funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with FAR 6.302-1(a)(2); only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00174-15-C-0015).
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $14,630,235 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0032) for the procurement of aircraft armament equipment (AAE) items in support of the F/A-18E/F and E/A-18G aircraft. The procured AAE items include 60 SUU-79 C/A wing pylons; 30 SUU-80 A/A low drag pylons; 30 ADY-773 A/A adapters, and supporting items. Work will be performed in Mesa, Arizona (72 percent); St. Louis, Missouri (16 percent); Minneapolis, Minnesota (10 percent); and St. Paul, Minnesota (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2019. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $14,630,235 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.