WASHINGTON (Aug. 16, 2015)The U.S. Department of Defense recently announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.
BAE Systems Land and Armaments LP, Minneapolis, Minnesota, is being awarded a $79,863,035 cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract for the MK 45 gun systems. The contract will include taking older (Mods 1 and 2) MK 45 gun mount carcasses, stripping them down for usable parts and refurbishing parts that have corrosion on them. The manufacturer will then procure or manufacture Mod 4 unique parts, produce gun barrels, and procure any parts that are identified as future risk for obsolescence (not able to be procured in the near future) so that the work can be completed to specification for all 10 gun mounts. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the contract to $130,076,871. Work will be performed in Louisville, Kentucky, and is expected to complete in September 2016. Fiscal 2013 and 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) and fiscal 2015 weapons procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $79,863,035 will be obligated at time of award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1), as implemented by FAR 6.302-1(a)(2) - satisfying a requirement for unique supplies available from only one source. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head Explosive Ordnance Disposal Technology Division, Indian Head, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00174-15-C-0009).
Rockwell Collins-ESA Vision Systems, Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $20,864,770 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the Joint Helmet Mounted Curing system Night Vision Cueing and Display (NVCD) systems in support of the Aircrew Systems program. This contract provides procurement for non-recurring engineering, testing, technical data, support and production of 120 NVCD systems and modified support equipment, 30 helmet mounted display test sets, and 120 interim spares. Work will be performed in Merrimack, New Hampshire (79 percent); Wilsonville, Oregon (15 percent); Atlanta, Georgia (4 percent); and Fort Worth, Texas (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2019. No funding will be obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-D-0024).