L-3 Vertix to Provide Jet Training Services
L-3 Vertex Aerospace LLC, Madison, Mississippi, is being awarded a $21,371,269 firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursement, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of business jet training services in support of contracted air services basic training, large national exercises, and small, single unit training exercises. Missions include maritime air patrol, low/slow terrorist aircraft, air interdiction training, helicopter maritime strike weapons school, laser training, fixed-wing ground control approach training, lost homing direction training, and air intercept/anti-submarine training. These services support training requirements through air intercept control, anti-submarine tactical attack control, tracking exercises, electronic warfare missions, banner tows and target tows. Work will be performed in Virginia Beach, Virginia (51 percent); and the Naval Air Station North Island, California (49 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2016. Fiscal 2015 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,856,903 are being obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposal; and one offer was received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-D-0022).