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Navy Modifies Boeing’s P-8A Contract

January 5, 2014

The Boeing Company, Seattle, is being awarded a $60,745,967 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract (N00019-12-C-0112) for the procurement of recurring Advanced Airborne Sensor Capability Platform Integration Kit In-Line modifications in support of the P-8A Poseidon low-rate initial production lot IV (13 aircraft) and full-rate production lot I (16 aircraft). Work will be performed in Seattle (78 percent); Glendale, California (14 percent); Greenlawn, New York (4 percent); Torrance, California (3 percent); and Killdeer, North Dakota (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2017. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $60,745,967 will be obligated on this award, $30,017,873 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Two Companies to Deliver P-8A Application-based Architecture

January 5, 2014

Raytheon Company, Dallas, is being awarded a $15,494,873 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to design, develop, demonstrate, document and deliver a P-8A application based architecture system. Lockheed Martin Corporation, Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $19,710,309 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to design, develop, demonstrate, document and deliver a P-8A application based architecture system. The contracts were competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals and five offers were received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0021).

Raytheon Receives Multi-Spectral Targeting Job Orders

January 5, 2014

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, has been awarded $27,594,138 for firm-fixed-price job order 0057 under a previously awarded contract (N00164-12-G-JQ66) for procurement of multi-spectral targeting systems and data for the MH-60 U.S. Navy. The company also was awarded $17,800,000 for firm-fixed-price job order 0056 for procurement of multi-spectral targeting systems and data for the MH-60 U.S. Air Force. The system is an airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infrared, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding and laser designation, and for all tri-service and NATO laser guided munitions. Work will be performed in McKinney, Texas, and is expected to be completed by December 2016. Fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $27,594,138 will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity.

Boeing to Provide Aircraft Automated Maintenance Environment

January 5, 2014

The Boeing Company, St. Louis, is being awarded a $27,497,699 modification to a firm-fixed-price delivery order 0140 previously issued against Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for an F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G automated maintenance environment (AME). AME is a suite of integrated software application designed to support the “O” level maintenance activity by providing enhanced procedural and technical support and data collection for performance analysis and trending. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, and is expected to be completed in December 2015. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy) and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $27,497,699 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.

Bell-Boeing Awarded V-22 Software Sustainment Funds

January 5, 2014

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded $21,326,083 for cost-plus- fixed-fee order 0090 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-12-G-0006) in support of the V-22. This order provides for fleet software sustainment that includes engineering and technical support for the V-22 flight control system and on-aircraft avionics software; flight test planning and coordination of changed avionics and flight control configuration; and upgrade planning of avionics and flight controls, including performance of qualification testing and integration testing on software products. Work will be performed at Ridley Park, Pennsylvania (90 percent), and Fort Worth, Texas (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2015. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 aircraft procurement (Navy and Air Force) and fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy and Air Force) funds in the amount of $21,326,083 will be obligated at time of award, $5,260,383 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 to Integrate LCS Mission Packages

January 5, 2014

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Bethpage, New York, is being awarded a $19,082,605 modification under a previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-6311) to provide integration services for mission packages that will deploy from and integrate with the littoral combat ship (LCS). The Navy’s plan is to use continuous evaluation of system maturity through a disciplined system engineering framework to improve mission capability in identified mission areas. LCS mission packages will be optimized for flexibility in the littorals. Mission package capabilities are currently focused on primary mission areas of mine warfare emphasizing mine countermeasures, littoral anti-submarine warfare and littoral surface warfare operations, including prosecution of small boats. Work will be performed in Bethpage, New York (47 percent); Washington, D.C. (13 percent); Oxnard, California (12 percent); Dahlgren, Virginia (9 percent); Panama City, Florida (8 percent); San Diego (7 percent); Middletown, Rhode Island (2 percent); Hollywood, Maryland (1 percent); and Andover, Massachusetts (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2015. Fiscal 2014 and 2015 research and development; fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2014 and 2015 other procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $2,400,000 will be obligated at time of award and funds in the amount of $7,119,720 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Orbital to Launch Aerial Target Systems for United States and Japan

January 5, 2014

Orbital Sciences Corporation, Chandler, Arizona, is being awarded a $12,454,893 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for six trajectory developments and build-ups, test and launch of 40 GQM-163A aerial target systems for the U.S. Navy (32) and the government of Japan (8). Work will be performed in Point Mugu, California (70 percent); White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico (20 percent); and Pacific Missile Range Facility, Kauai, Hawaii (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2018. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR.6.302-1. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funds (Navy) in the amount of $426,602 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 U.S. Navy ($10,954,893; 88 percent) and the government of Japan ($1,500,000; 12 percent) under the foreign military sales program. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, California, is the contracting activity (N68936-15-D-0005).

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