J.F. Taylor Inc., Lexington Park, Maryland, is being awarded a $32,559,234 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for mission essential engineering services in support of identification friend or foe equipment, systems and subsystems, and advanced technologies development for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Taiwan, Australia, Norway, Saudi Arabia, and Poland. Work will be performed in Lexington Park, Maryland and is expected to be completed in June 2020. No funding will be obligated at time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued. This contract was competitively procured via electronic announcement; two offers were received.
Canadian Commercial Corp., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, is being awarded a $9,839,099 firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for services and supplies for land and sea-based modeling, testing and risk reduction flights for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Australia, Spain, Japan, South Korea and Norway. In support of these efforts, the contractor will utilize a Vindicator II System comprised of contractor-owned unmanned air vehicles and high-speed maneuvering unmanned surface vehicles, as well as a contractor-owned helicopter radar signature simulator. The Naval Air Systems Command, Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., is the contracting activity.
Lockheed Martin Corporation, Moorestown, New Jersey, is being awarded a $37,532,907 firm-fixed-price contract, with performance and delivery incentives requirements, for logistics support of the Aegis AN/Spy-1 Radar Weapon System. The logistics support includes managing the systems by furnishing repaired and new units for 1,649 line items under prescribed performance metrics in response to fleet requisitions. This contract combines the effort between the U.S. Navy, and, under the Foreign Military Sale Program, the governments of Spain, Japan, Korea, and Norway. The Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity.
The Norwegian Defense Ministry has decided to purchase NORMANS digitized soldier system based on the concept that has been designed and tested at the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment. NORMANS digitized soldier system will provide Norwegian soldiers with improved situational awareness, improved ability to navigate and effective mission planning. As the prime contractor, Thales Norway will be responsible for delivering information systems to Norwegian soldiers over a five-year period.
Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace AS, Kongsberg, Norway, was awarded a $9,620,730 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 52 spare parts in support of the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station II. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.
AeroVironment Incorporated recently announced it received an order valued at nearly $5 million under a contract with the Norwegian Defense Logistics Organization. The order comprises new Raven small, unmanned aircraft systems, spares, training services and logistics support. Delivery of the systems is scheduled for early calendar 2011.