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Local Navy Contract Awards


WASHINGTON (Sept. 18, 2015)—The U.S. Department of Defense this week announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC, Plymouth, Minnesota, is being awarded a $425,729,000 ceiling-priced, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for FMU-139D/B fuzes and fuze accessory kits, including qualification and first article testing activities. Work will be performed in Rocket Center, West Virginia (93 percent); and Plymouth, Minnesota (7 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2024. Fiscal 2015 procurement ammunition (Navy and Marine Corp) funds in the amount of $24,330,980 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals; five offers were received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-D-0030).

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $47,259,408 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for mission support and sustainment for AIM-9X Sidewinder activities for the Navy, Air Force, and the governments of Australia, Denmark, Finland, Korea, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Switzerland, and Turkey under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be completed in March 2017. No funds will be obligated at time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($20,295,913; 42.94 percent); Air Force ($20,295,912; 42.94 percent); and the governments of Australia ($741,292; 1.57 percent); Denmark ($741,292; 1.57 percent); Finland ($741,292; 1.57 percent); Korea ($741,292; 1.57 percent); Poland ($741,292.00; 1.57 percent); Saudi Arabia ($741,292; 1.57 percent); Singapore ($741,292; 1.57 percent); Switzerland ($741,292; 1.57 percent); and Turkey ($737,247.00; 1.56 percent). 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-0028).

Wyle Laboratories Inc., Huntsville, Alabama, is being awarded a $16,584,611 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00421-13-C-0032) to exercise an option for operational services in support of the Naval Test Wing (NTW) squadrons, to include aircrew. This option ensures completion of mission-essential testing and evaluation for all manned air vehicles for which the NTW has operational responsibility. Work will be performed at the Naval Air Station (NAS), Patuxent River, Maryland (94 percent); NAS Pt. Mugu, California (5 percent); and NAS China Lake, California (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2016. Fiscal 2015 working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $8,450,000 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.

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded a $9,218,776 modification to previously issued cost-plus-fixed- fee delivery order 1510-01 placed against basic ordering agreement N00019-11-G-0001 for full non-recurring engineering in support of the T-45 training system. This effort will consist of the design, development, and manufacture of two validation/verification Service Life Extension Program kits, support equipment and the technical data package required for the installation of the kits. This effort will also conduct a fatigue test of the main landing gear cylinder. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (47 percent); Yorkshire, United Kingdom (39 percent); and Seattle, Washington (14 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2016. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $9,218,776 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.

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney, Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is being awarded a $10,642,496 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-14-C-0026) to retrofit the F-35B F-135 propulsion system for the Navy/Marine Corps and the international partners, including the installation of a redesigned lift fan inter-stage vane. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana, and is expected to be completed in December 2016. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) and international partner funds in the amount of $10,642,496 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the Navy/Marine Corps ($10,447,740; 98 percent) and the international partners ($194,756; 2 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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