The Navy Selects L3 and CPI to Help Engineer Amplifiers for Aegis Radar System

August 30, 2019

L3 Electronic Devices Inc., Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is awarded a $33,082,096 five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with both firm-fixed-priced and cost-plus-fixed-fee line items for the production, repair and engineering services of the Aegis Cross Field Amplifiers. The Cross Field Amplifiers are microwave tubes installed in the AN/SPY-1 radar system used on board the DDG51 Class AEGIS destroyers and CG 52 Class AEGIS cruisers.  The AN/SPY-1 radar is an air/surface search and tracking system and is used for ballistic missile defense requirements. Work will be performed in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be complete by August 2024. Fiscal 2019 and 2018 other procurement (Navy); and fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $2,165,183 will be obligated at time of award and funding in the amount of $728,847 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This is a restricted competition procurement in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1 - only one responsible source or a limited number of responsible sources. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-19-D-WP70).

In another contract, Communications and Power Industries (CPI) of Beverly, Massachusetts, was awarded a $30,938,890 five-year, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with both firm-fixed-priced and cost-plus-fixed-fee line items for the production, repair and engineering services of the Aegis Cross Field Amplifiers. Work under this contract will be performed in Beverly and is expected to be completed by August 2024.  Fiscal 2019 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2019 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $2,029,440 is being obligated at time of award and funding in the amount of $679,728 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract is a restricted competition procurement. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-19-D-WP27).

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