Progeny to Provide Lightweight Torpedo Sonar Kits
Progeny Systems Corp., Manassas, Virginia, is being awarded a $66,413,466 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-only Small Business Innovation Research Phase III contract action for MK 54 Mod 1 lightweight torpedo (LWT) sonar assembly kits and related test equipment, spares and engineering and hardware support services. These sonar assembly kits will be used to build MK54 Mod 1 LWTs and commence operational test and evaluation. The MK54 Mod 1 LWT will be used by all Navy surface and air anti-submarine warfare forces, improving weapon effectiveness against current and future submarine threats in littoral environments beyond the MK54 Mod 0 LWT. Work will be performed in Charleroi, Pennsylvania (55 percent); Salt Lake City, Utah (41 percent); and Manassas, Virginia (4 percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2020. Fiscal 2014 and 2016 weapons procurement (Navy); and fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds of $58,772,320 will be obligated at time of award, and $25,779,278 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively awarded in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) - 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 (N00024-16-C-6415).