Naval Air Systems Command

December 6, 2017
 
An F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft lands on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Persian Gulf, December 2, 2017. The Navy just tapped BAE Systems to produce integrated defensive electronic countermeasures for the F/A-18E-F aircraft platform. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Rachael Treon.

BAE Systems, Electronics, Intelligence and Support/Electronic Solutions, Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded $22,998,773 for modification P00005 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-16-C-0020) to exercise an option for full-rate production Lot VIII for the procurement of 310 Integrated Defensive Electronic Countermeasures AN/ALE-55 fiber optic towed decoys and associated logistics and engineering technical support in support of the F/A-18E/F aircraft platform. In addition, the option includes tasks required to support logistics and engineering efforts for the AN/ALE-55 to include field support, failure analysis, investigations, and corrective actions recommendations.

November 17, 2017
 

Rockwell Collins Incorporated, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is being awarded $12,733,727 for modification P00068 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0004) to exercise an option for the installation of Block I/Internet Protocol Bandwidth Expansion Phase 3/Block IA Very Low Transmit Terminal/Nuclear Planning and Execution System kit on one E-6B aircraft.  This modification also provides for field support engineering, training, software licenses, technology refresh activities and travel funding in support of E-6B Block I full-rate production. Work will be performed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (85 percent); and Richardson, Texas (15 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2019. Fiscal year 2018 aircraft procurement

November 17, 2017
 

Raytheon Company, El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $7,564,015 firm-fixed-price delivery order (N0001918F0590) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0003).  This delivery order provides for the life-of-type-buy of 6,416 general purpose controllers (GPC) to mitigate GPC obsolescence issues associated with configuration D radar upgrades impacting F/A-18E-F and G radar retrofits.  Work will be performed in El Segundo and is expected to be completed in February 2018.  Fiscal year 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $7,564,015 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

October 31, 2017
 

Textron Aviation Defense LLC, Wichita, Kansas, is being awarded $8,013,824 for modification P00007 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-15-C-0124) to exercise an option for the procurement of 255 automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast production kits for the T-6 aircraft for the Navy (251) and Army (4). Work will be performed in Wichita, Kansas, and is expected to be completed in September 2018. Based on availability of funds, fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount $7,762,940 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.

September 25, 2017
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation, Woodland Hills, California, is being awarded a $10,114,000 modification to previously issued firm-fixed-price delivery order 3000, placed against basic ordering agreement N00019-15-G-0026. The modification provides for the procurement of 52 technical refreshed mission computers for retrofit on the H-1 aircraft. Work will be performed in Baltimore, Maryland (42 percent); Salt Lake City, Utah (38 percent); and Woodland Hills, California (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2020. Fiscal year 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,114,000 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,

September 5, 2017
 

The Navy is tapping Raytheon Company of Tucson, Arizona, to provide analysis, trade studies, architecture, modeling, simulation development, evaluation, and prototyping activities for the integration of seeker suite technology and processing capabilities into the Tactical Tomahawk Block IV All-Up-Round missile system in support of the Maritime Strike Tomahawk Program. The contract award is an $119,021,912 cost-plus-incentive-fee delivery order (N00019-17-F-2001) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0003). The work will be performed in Tucson (44.7 percent); Dallas, Texas (23.3 percent); Boulder, Colorado (20.6 percent); and various other locations inside and outside the U.S.

September 1, 2017
 

The Navy is awarding Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation of Stratford, Connecticut $303,974,406 for fixed-price-incentive-firm, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee modification P00004 to a previously awarded contract (N00019-16-C-0048). The modification will provide for the Lot I low-rate initial production of two CH-53K Heavy Lift helicopters, associated aircraft and programmatic support, logistics support, peculiar support equipment, and spares. Work, performed in Stratford, is expected to be completed by December 2021. Fiscal year 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $303,974,406 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

July 28, 2016
 

Capt. Michael W. Zarkowski, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as commander, Fleet Readiness Centers, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland.

November 9, 2015
 

Capt. Daniel V. MacInnis, USN, was selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as reserve deputy commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland. 

October 19, 2015
 

Vice Adm. Paul A. Grosklags, USN, has been assigned as commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland.  

 

Capt. Michael T. Moran, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as commander, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division/assistant commander for test and evaluation, Naval Air Systems Command (AIR-5.0), China Lake, California.

 

Rear Adm. Paul A. Sohl, USN, will be assigned as commander, Fleet Readiness Centers/assistant commander for logistics and industrial operations (AIR-6.0), Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland. 

September 24, 2012
George I. Seffers

 
The Boeing Company, Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $1,904,545,643 modification to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract for the procurement of 11 P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime Low Rate Initial Production III aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity. 

August 17, 2012
By George Seffers

General Atomics, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $44,469,437 cost-plus-fixed-fee order against a previously issued basic ordering agreement for research and development logistic efforts to support and maintain the CVN-78 Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System. This order will include the development of supportability analysis, logistics management information database, reliability centered maintenance guidance, repair level analysis, maintenance plans, technical manuals and training. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

August 15, 2012
By Beverly Schaeffer

Rear Adm. Cindy L. Jaynes, USN, has been nominated for assignment as commander, Fleet Readiness Centers, Patuxent River, Maryland, and assistant commander for logistics and industrial operations (AIR-6.0) Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River.

August 10, 2012
By George Seffers

Raytheon Company, McKinney, Texas, is being awarded an $8,504,790 firm-fixed-price delivery order for the procurement of 132 Engineering Change Proposal 0035 electro-optical daylight operations improvement retrofit kits and weapon replaceable assemblies in support of the F/A-18 aircraft advanced targeting forward looking infrared pods and will include all activities associated with the retrofit of the electro optical sensor unit. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

August 1, 2012
By George Seffers

BAE Systems Information and Electronics, Nashua, New Hampshire, is being awarded a $28,070,530 firm-fixed-price contract for 985 Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) II WGU-59/B guidance sections, and Navy shipping and storage containers; and support technical data for the APKWS II WGU-59/B guidance sections. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

July 27, 2012
By George Seffers

Bell-Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded a $22,222,411 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for non-recurring engineering efforts for the beyond-line-of-sight communications system associated with the CV-22 aircraft Block 20 Upgrade Program. Efforts to be provided include engineering design, integration and testing of an improved Air Force CV-22 communications system for trans-oceanic air traffic control and tactical communications. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

July 25, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $107,100,000 contract modification to provide additional funding for long-lead materials in support of the manufacture and delivery of 11 P-8A Low Rate Initial Production III aircraft. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

July 25, 2012
By George Seffers

The Boeing Company, Seattle, Washington, is being awarded a $28,220,216 contract modification for 22 flight management system trainers; 44 mission systems desktop trainers; two desktop training environments; and updates to the instructional system's design for courseware for the Air Combat Training Continuum in support of the P-8A Multi-Mission Maritime aircraft. In addition, this modification provides for all spares, support, and tools associated with these training devices and non-destructive inspection, training devices and courseware. The Naval Air System Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

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