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Atlas to Support Airborne Mine Neutralization System

October 15, 2014

Atlas North America LLC, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is being awarded an $8,022,044 firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity requirements contract for depot-level repair, maintenance, modifications, engineering services and spare parts for the AN/ASQ-232 Airborne Mine Neutralization System (AMNS) to support the Navy for the currently deployed Airborne Mine Countermeasures legacy systems. The AMNS provides neutralization of shallow and deep-water mines located by the AN/AQS-24A Mine Detecting Set and/or other mine countermeasures assets. The system is used by Navy ships and helicopters. This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $43,294,929. Work will be performed in Panama City Beach, Florida (60 percent); Bahrain (25 percent); Virginia Beach, Virginia (10 percent); South Korea (2.5 percent); and Japan (2.5 percent); and is expected to be completed by October 2015. No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama City, Florida, is the contracting activity (N61331-15-D-0002).

Kratos to Provide Tactical Instrument Landing Systems

October 10, 2014

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions Inc., San Diego, has announced that it has received an option award valued at $2.2 million to supply AN/ARA-63 Tactical Instrument Landing Systems (TILS) for both the F/A-18E/F/G and E-2D Naval aircraft. The award is an extension to a two-year requirements contract issued by the U.S. Navy. The AN/ARA-63 TILS is a microwave landing system that provides precise elevation and azimuth guidance information necessary for critical aircraft carrier landings. The TILS began as an initial multiyear contract for the F/A-18E/F Boeing Super Hornet and was expanded to cover the E/A-18G Growler jammer aircraft and the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye radar surveillance aircraft.

 

Australia Procures EA-18G Flight Trainers

October 10, 2014

L-3 Communications Corp., Arlington, Texas, is being awarded a $12,086,117 firm-fixed-price delivery order (0004) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N61340-12-G-0001) for the procurement of two EA-18G Tactical Operational Flight Trainers, one brief/debrief Station, two F/A-18 retrofit kits, spares and associated technical documentation for the government of Australia under the foreign military sales program. Work will be performed in Arlington, Texas, and is expected to be completed in November 2015. Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $12,086,117 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, Orlando, Florida, is the contracting activity.

 

Israel and Japan to Receive F-35 Flight Simulators

October 10, 2014

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $37,129,230 modification to the previously awarded F-35 Lightning II Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI contract (N00019-11-C-0083). This modification provides for nonrecurring efforts associated with the procurement of training spares for Israel and Japan and two full mission simulators in support of Japan’s F-35A Conventional Take-Off and Landing (CTOL) Air System for pilot training.

The company also was awarded a $30,927,881 modification to the same contract for nonrecurring efforts associated with the procurement of two full mission simulators in support of Israel's F-35A Conventional Take-Off and Landing Air System for pilot training. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

 

Lockheed Martin to Integrate Missile Launcher Software

October 1, 2014

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Owego, New York, is being awarded $6,861,233 for delivery order 4007 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-14-G-0019) for non-recurring engineering efforts for the integration of the Digital Rocket Launcher capabilities updates into the MH-60R and MH-60S avionics software. Work will be performed in Owego, New York (95 percent), and Patuxent River, Maryland (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2016. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,600,000 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.

SAIC to Support Mine Warfare Mission

October 1, 2014

Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC), McLean, Virginia, is being awarded a $12,244,245 cost-plus-fixed fee contract for Mine Warfare and Environmental Decision Aids Library (MEDAL) in support of the Mine Warfare Program Office, under Program Executive Office, Littoral Combat Ships. The MEDAL system provides mine warfare situational awareness, mission planning/evaluation, and asset management software to support existing and emerging mine warfare missions, users, and systems. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $49,209,613. Work will be performed in McLean, Virginia (80 percent); San Diego, California (14 percent); Bay St. Louis, Mississippi (5 percent); Edmond, Oklahoma (0.5 percent); and Norfolk, Virginia (0.5 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2015. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation; and fiscal 2012 and 2014 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $3,583,224 will be obligated at the time of award. Fiscal 2012 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $257,893 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 Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-14-C-6301).

Boeing to Provide Trident II Navigation Subsystem to United States and United Kingdom

October 1, 2014

The Boeing Co., Huntington Beach, California, is awarded a maximum value $13,997,592 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide the Trident II (D5) Navigation Subsystem with component production and technical support services of the Electro-statically Supported Gyro Navigator, test equipment and software modernization, and repair of ESGN, for the United States and United Kingdom. Work will be performed in: Huntington Beach, California (57 percent); Carson, California (26 percent); and Heath, Ohio (17 percent), with an expected completion date of June 30, 2017. Fiscal 2013 other procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $637,000; fiscal 2014 other procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $7,175,653; United Kingdom funds in the amount of $1,570,779; and fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $4,614,160, are being obligated at the time of contract award. Contract funds in the amount of $4,614,160 will expire at the end of the fiscal 2014. This contract was sole-source acquisition in accordance with Justification and Approval, 15,676 dated April 7, 2014. The Navy's Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00030-14-C-0025).

Northrop Grumman Supports Airborne Countermine Technology

October 1, 2014

Northrop Grumman, Annapolis, Maryland, is being awarded an $18,970,332 delivery order under a previously awarded contract (N61331-10-D-0009) for the procurement of field upgradeable kits and fleet support for conversion of the AN/AQS-24A systems to the AN/AQS-24B configuration in support of the Airborne Mine Countermeasure Systems Program. Work will be performed in Annapolis, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by March 2016. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $18,970,332 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division, Panama City, Florida, is the contracting activity.

U.S. Navy Procures Unmanned Minesweeper

October 1, 2014

AAI Corp., Hunt Valley, Maryland, is being awarded a $33,893,014 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the purchase of the Unmanned Influence Sweep System (UISS). The UISS is one of the systems that will allow the Littoral Combat Ship to perform its mine warfare sweep mission. It will target acoustic, magnetic and magnetic/acoustic combination mine types only. The UISS program will satisfy the U.S. Navy's need for a rapid, wide-area coverage mine clearance capability, required to neutralize magnetic/acoustic influence mines. The UISS seeks to provide a high area coverage rate in a small, lightweight package with minimal impact on the host platform. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $118,129,603. Work will be performed in Hunt Valley, Maryland (72 percent); Slidell, Louisiana (24 percent); Hauppauge, New York (2 percent); Columbia, Maryland (1 percent); and Lemont Furnace, Pennsylvania (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2017. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $4,750,000 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with five offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-14-C-6322).

Lockheed Martin Supports Japan's Aegis Modernization

October 1, 2014

Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a $53,595,257 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-5111) for development and test of the Japan Aegis Modernization baseline computer programs and equipment. This modification provides for efforts to support the upgrade of Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force Atago Class Ships (DDGs 177 and 178) from Baseline 7 Phase 1R to Advanced Capability Build 12 with Technology Insertion 12 technology and capability. This contract supports foreign military sales to Japan (100 percent). Work will be performed in Moorestown, New Jersey (65 percent), and Chelmsford, Massachusetts (35 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2017. Foreign military sales contract funds in the amount of $53,595,257 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

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