Naval Air Systems Command

April 5, 2021
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. Aerospace Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is awarded a $195,039,814 modification (P00023) to a previously awarded fixed-price incentive (firm-target) contract (N0001918C1037). This modification exercises options to provide support services to include non-recurring engineering, software support activity and product support in support of E-2D Advanced Hawkeye (AHE) Lot 9 full rate production (FRP) aircraft. In addition, this modification adds scope to procure one E-2D AHE CV-22B variation in quantity aircraft Lot 10 FRP aircraft. Work will be performed in Melbourne, Florida (24.77%); St.

March 15, 2021
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is awarded an $81,992,887 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. This contract provides for sustainment, engineering, logistics, test, mission control, and operator training systems support for MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). This effort also includes procurement of field service representatives and technical support to ensure that the MQ-4C Triton UAS aircraft are mission-capable for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions supporting Triton’s early operational capability and initial operating capability. In addition, this effort supports reach-back engineering support for both the Navy and the government of Australia MQ-4C Triton UAS assets.

March 4, 2021
 

L3 Harris Technologies, Clifton, New Jersey, is awarded a $72,362,191 modification (P00002) to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract N00019-20-C-0002.  This modification exercises the option to procure 19 full rate production Lot 18 integrated defensive electronic countermeasures AN/ALQ-214 A(V)4 onboard jammer systems for the F/A-18 aircraft.  In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of 11 weapons replaceable assembly (WRA)1 A(V)4 receiver/processors; and 13 WRA2 A(V)4 modulators for Navy Supply Systems Command.  Work will be performed in Clifton, New Jersey (59%); San Jose, California (14%); San Diego, California (7%); Rancho Cordova, California (5%); Mountain View, California (3%) and various locations within

December 8, 2020
 

L3 Technologies Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, is awarded a $15,399,324 modification (P00025) to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract N00019-18-C-1030. This modification exercises an option to procure 12 AN/SRQ-4 kits and associated components for the MH-60 Common Data Link system. Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is expected to be completed in February 2023. Fiscal 2021 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $15,399,324 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

December 1, 2020
 

IAP Worldwide Services Inc., Cape Canaveral, Florida, is awarded a $10,984,976 modification (P00070) to previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable contract N00019-15-C-0120. This modification increases the contract value and provides additional funding for inventory replenishment, operational and depot spare parts in support of the E-6B Mercury airborne command post take charge and move out aircraft. Work will be performed in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (70%); Patuxent River, Maryland (10%); Bellevue, Nebraska (10%); and Fairfield, California (10%), and is expected to be completed in January 2021.

October 23, 2020
 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $138,769,282 modification (P00027) to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract N00019-19-C-0010. The modification adds scope to continue the development of pilot training device software to align the F-35 air system with continued capability development. Additionally, this modification provides for testing and continuous re-certification activities for dual capable F-35 aircraft as Block 4 capabilities are developed, matured and fielded in support of the Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and non-Department of Defense (DOD) participants.

September 29, 2020
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Illinois, is awarded a $91,166,757 fixed-price-incentive-firm, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost reimbursable contract that procures the necessary hardware, technical engineering support, management support and logistics support to fabricate, assemble, test and deliver the required fiscal 2020 AN/APR-39C(V)2 and AN/APR-39D(V)2 radar warning receiver hardware for Department of Defense aircraft in support of Navy, Army, Navy Supply Command and various Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers.

September 10, 2020
 

Raytheon Missiles and Defense, Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $52,203,703 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. This contract provides new software development, software risk reduction, existing software support, software improvements and production integration planning. Specifically, this contract provides for the development of Operational Flight Software (OFS) 10.15, which is required for the AIM-9X Block II Missile production in support of Lot 23 as well as future lots for the Navy, Air Force and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (83%); Andover, Massachusetts (3%); Anaheim, California (1%); Keyser, West Virginia (1%); Minneapolis, Minnesota (1%); Mosheim, Tennessee (1%); North Logan, Utah (1%);

August 28, 2020
 

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Owego, New York, is awarded a $35,317,218 cost-plus-incentive-fee order (N00019-20-F-0358) against basic ordering agreement N000019-19-G-0029. This order procures labor and hardware for the development of preliminary software for Phase 2 Network Enabled Weapons (NEW) capabilities. Specifically, this order provides software coding, testing and integration of NEW into a software development branch of the MH-60R/S software configuration with a merge into MH-60R/S fleet release baseline after the capability has established maturity. Work will be performed in Owego, New York, and is expected to be completed in August 2023.

August 4, 2020
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Melbourne, Florida, is awarded a $34,712,366 cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N00019-20-F-0088) against previously-issued basic ordering agreement N00019-20-G-0005. This order provides non-recurring engineering for requirements development and systems engineering technical reviews and certification planning; initial requirements change requests; procurement strategy source selection package; performance based navigation certification plan; initial system safety; cyber; program protection and exportability analysis; integrated master schedule; and other associated technical deliverables in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye cockpit redesign.

April 9, 2020
 

GE Aviation, Lynn, Massachusetts, is awarded a $9,696,091 modification (P00001) to a cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N00019-19F--2728) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement N00019-16-G-0005. This modification procures non-recurring engineering for the phase two assembly planning effort for the re-start of T-64 engine core production in support of the H-53E Engine Reliability Improvement Program.  Work will be performed in Lynn, Massachusetts (89%); Rutland, Vermont (5%); Cherry Point, North Carolina (5%); and Madisonville, Kentucky (1%), and is expected to be complete by December 2021.

August 26, 2019
 

Airborne Tactical Advantage Co. LLC, Newport News, Virginia, is awarded $13,495,999 for modification P00020 to previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract N00019-15-D-0026.  This modification provides for contractor-owned and operated Type IV supersonic aircraft for airborne threat simulation capabilities in support of the Contracted Air Services Program. Work will be performed in Newport News, Virginia (44%); Point Mugu, California (37%); and various locations outside the continental U.S.

August 6, 2019
 

ShadowObjects LLC, Leonardtown, Maryland, is awarded a $34,060,886 cost-plus-fixed-fee, labor hour, cost-reimbursable indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract. This contract provides support services to include acquisition management, acquisition planning, acquisition execution and administration, program management, systems engineering, process automation and financial management in support of the Naval Air Systems Command Logistics and Industrial Operations group; Commander, Fleet Readiness Centers, Corporate Business Office and other Department of Defense commands and activities. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (74%); and Lexington Park, Maryland (26%), and is expected to be completed in August 2024.

July 31, 2019
 

Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Inc., Northridge, California, is being awarded a $167,338,657 firm-fixed-price contract for 263 full-rate production Lot 8 Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles (AARGM). This contract provides for conversion of U.S. government-provided AGM-88B High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles into 260 AGM-88E AARGM all-up-rounds and 3 Captive Air Training Missiles, including supplies and services required for manufacture, spares, and fleet deployment. Work will be performed in Northridge, California (80%); and Ridgecrest, California (20%), and is expected to be completed in March 2022.

July 30, 2019
 

Harris Corp., Clifton, New Jersey, is awarded $31,312,350 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N00019-19-F-0046 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-16-G-0003) to procure 77 Generation 2 Digital Receiver/Technique Generator Shop Replaceable Assemblies (SRAs) and Switch Board Assemblies to support (V)4 to A(V)4 conversions and SRAs to support Repair of Repairables, along with the associated AN/ALQ-214B(V)4/5 part number change.  Work will be performed in Clifton, New Jersey, and is expected to be completed in July 2021. Fiscal year 2019 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount $31,312,350 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air System

July 9, 2019
 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $41,269,021 for modification P00002 to a previously awarded order (N00019-19-F-2474) placed against basic ordering agreement N00019-14-G-0020.  This modification exercises an option for the design, procurement and integration of flight test instrumentation and data processing solutions for F-35 Lightning II development test aircraft to support the Tech Refresh-3 and the Follow on Modernization Block 4 mission systems configuration. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in February 2021. Fiscal year 2019 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force) and non-U.S.

June 28, 2019
 

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is awarded a $390,390,785 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for up to 63 RQ-21A attrition air vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Navy. In addition, this contract provides for up to six RQ-21A unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) and up to 17 RQ-21A air vehicles for foreign military sales (FMS) customers, including the governments of Canada, Poland and Oman. The contractor will also provide up to 93 ScanEagle UASs in various configurations.

June 10. 2019
 

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $1,808,545,655 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-award-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for continued design maturation and development of Block 4 capabilities in support of the F-35 Lightning II Phase 2.3 Pre-Modernization for the Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps; and non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participants. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in August 2026. Fiscal year 2019 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps); and non-U.S.

May 29, 2019
 

Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems Inc., Sacramento, California, is awarded a $25,413,946 firm-fixed-price contract to procure 34 low-rate initial production Lot 3 BQM-177A Subsonic Aerial Targets and technical data. Work will be performed in Sacramento, California, and is expected to be completed March 2021. Fiscal year 2019 weapons procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $25,413,946 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-19-C-1024).

May 23, 2019
 

Raytheon Co., Fullerton, California, is awarded a $234,640,402 fixed-price-incentive, firm-target contract for the low-rate initial production of 23 Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems. In addition, this contract procures three production and installation engineering development model unit upgrade kits, engineering change proposals, and associated data. Work will be performed in Fullerton, California (68 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (22 percent); and Indianapolis, Indiana (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2023.

May 23, 2019
 

Raytheon Co., Fullerton, California, is awarded $8,997,334 for modification P00030 to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-16-C-0052) to design, prototype, and test a replacement Joint Precision Approach and Landing System Ship Global Positioning System Sensor Unit (SGSU). This resolves obsolescence driven by part shortages in the Digital Integrated Global Positioning System Anti-Jam Receiver, a major subassembly of the SGSU. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (59.4 percent); Fullerton, California (40.4 percent); and Indianapolis, Indiana (0.2 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2021.

May 20, 2019
 

Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Co., Stratford, Connecticut, is awarded a $1,126,216,626 modification (P00026) to previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-16-C-0048). This modification provides for the procurement of 12 Lot II and Lot III low-rate initial production CH-53K aircraft, including programmatic support, logistics support, and peculiar support equipment.

May 14, 2019
 

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded $139,808,430 for modification P00009 to a previously awarded, fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-16-D-1002). This modification increases the ceiling of the contract to procure up to 12,000 additional Precision Laser Guidance Sets for the Laser Joint Direct Attack Munition. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (68.23 percent); Cincinnati, Ohio (10.1 percent); St. Louis, Missouri (9.38 percent); Odessa, Missouri (4.37 percent); Simpsonville, South Carolina (4.03 percent); Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.68 percent); and various locations within the continental U.S. (2.21 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2020.

May 9, 2019
 

The Navy awarded contract modifications to two companies under existing awards to expand their analysis and design of the Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ LB) controller, receiver, exciter, and power generation subsystems. In addition, the companies will provide NGJ LB technique development, incorporation of updated goals documents, and environmental testing of the transmitter group. L3 Technologies Inc. of Salt Lake City was awarded $13,686,773 for modification P00004 to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N0001919C0014). Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. of Bethpage, New York, was awarded a $13,517,069 modification (P00003) to the previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract N0001919C0015.

May 2, 2019
 

Systems Application and Technologies Inc., Largo, Maryland, is awarded a $14,583,586 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to procure continued support services to the Air Vehicle Modification and Instrumentation (AVMI) Department and the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR). Required services include support for the designing, developing, procuring, building, installing, testing and evaluating, calibrating, modifying, operating and maintaining instrumentation on aircraft and engines for the Navy and other government and commercial customers. Work will be performed at Patuxent River, Maryland (74 percent); China Lake, California (13.5 percent); and Point Mugu, California (12.5 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2020. Working capi

April 18, 2019
 

EFW Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $17,805,018 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N0001919F2793 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-0014) for the procurement of 132 V-22 integrated avionics processors for the Navy (106) and Air Force (26). Work will be performed in Haifa, Israel (75 percent); and Fort Worth, Texas (25 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2021. Fiscal year 2019 aircraft procurement (Navy and Air Force) funds; and working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $17,805,018 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This order combines purchases for the Navy ($14,318,317; 80 percent); and Air Force ($3,486,701; 20 percent).

April 11, 2019
 

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, is being awarded $9,500,000 for modification P00070 to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract (N00019-14-C-0050) in support of the VH-92A aircraft. This modification provides for the integration of the Mission Communications System Version 3.0 hardware changes. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland, and is expected to be completed in April 2020. Fiscal year 2019 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $6,000,000 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, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

December 6, 2018
 

Capt. Mark J. Mouriski, USNR, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as deputy commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland.

September 28, 2018
 

Raytheon Co., Intelligence, Information, Services, Sterling, Virginia, is awarded $10,688,510 for modification P00018 to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-16-C-0027) to procure MQ-8 Fire Scout unmanned air system, tactical control system 2016 Linux cyber baseline implementation of build 9 software release. Work will be performed in Dulles, Virginia, and is expected to be completed in November 2019. Fiscal year 2016 and 2017 aircraft procurement; and fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $2,905,071 will be obligated at time of award, $629,350 of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year.

September 27, 2018
 

Bell Boeing Joint Project Office, Amarillo, Texas, is awarded $32,350,663 for cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price delivery order N0001918F1645 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-0002). This order provides for new Large Aircraft Infra-Red Countermeasure System Processor Replacement non-recurring engineering and 60 kits for the MV-22 and CV-22 aircraft. Work will be performed in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania (65 percent); Miramar, California (14 percent); New River, North Carolina (13 percent); Fort Worth, Texas (6 percent); St. Louis, Missouri (1 percent); and various locations within the continental U.S. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2023.

September 24, 2018
 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is awarded $11,900,000 for modification P00002 to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-18-C-1009) to provide continuing operations and maintenance efforts in support of the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance - Demonstrator Program (BAMS-D) program. This modification will allow the BAMS-D unmanned aircraft system to remain fully compliant with U.S. and overseas air traffic control authorities by modernizing the transponder and adding the Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast capability to the aircraft. Work will be performed in Rancho Bernardo, California (75 percent); and Patuxent River, Maryland (25 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2020.

September 14, 2018
 

Kairos Autonomi Inc.,* Sandy, Utah, is being awarded an $8,153,599 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, and cost indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of up to 75 each Moving Land Target (MLT) Command Control Systems, MLT ground control stations, MLT ground communication relay stations, Global Positioning System (GPS) cables, MLT small specialty tires and wheels, MLT large specialty tires and wheels, MLT small cable installation kits, MLT large cable installation kits, steering rings, augmented GPS subsystems, vehicle integration modules, steering ring adapter kits, and fuse tap electrical integration kits. In addition, this contract provides for up to 25 associated training support events, as well as ass

August 17, 2018
 

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $152,485,214 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to design, development, integrate and test the Infrared Search and Track System (IRST) Block II, Phase II engineering change as a replacement to the IRST Block I system in support of the F/A-18E/F aircraft. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (86 percent); and St. Louis, Missouri (14 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2021.  Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $13,000,000 will be obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured.

July 26, 2018
 

Capt. John S. Lemmon, USN, has been selected for promotion to rear admiral and will be assigned as commander, Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division; and assistant commander for research and engineering, Naval Air Systems Command (AIR-4.0), Patuxent River, Maryland.

June 27, 2018
 

Bell Boeing Joint Program Office, Amarillo, Texas, is awarded $10,097,044 for modification P00006 to a previously issued delivery order placed against a basic ordering agreement. This modification provides for the procurement of software updates to address capability defect packages in support of the V-22 aircraft. Work will be performed in Ridley Park, Pennsylvania (92 percent); and Fort Worth, Texas (8 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2019. Fiscal year 2018 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,097,044 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

June 25, 2018
 

Lockheed Martin Rotary Mission Systems, Owego, New York, is awarded a $64,696,365 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the design, development, and integration of the Advanced Digital Receiver/Processor (ADRP) and Active Front End (AFE) upgrades to the existing E-2D AN/ALQ-217 Electronic Support Measures (ESM) Receiver/Processor and AFE Weapons Replaceable Assemblies in support of the E-2D aircraft. The contract includes the delivery of 16 ESM ADRP upgrade hardware kits. Work will be performed Owego, New York (98.7 percent); and Clearwater, Florida (1.3 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2022. Fiscal year 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $20,422,911 will be

May 15, 2018
 

Rear Adm. Gordon D. Peters, USN, has been nominated for appointment to the rank of vice admiral and for assignment as commander, Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland.

May 15, 2018
 

Rear Adm. William S. Dillon, USN, will be assigned as commander, Naval Air Warfare Center, Weapons Division; and assistant commander for test and evaluation, Naval Air Systems Command (AIR-5.0), China Lake, California. 

March 27, 2018
 

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is being awarded $8,257,640 for modification P00002 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost reimbursable contract (N00019-18-C-1006) to procure additional interim contractor support to include logistics support, training, field service representative support and data reporting in support of the RQ-21A Blackjack Unmanned Aircraft System program. Work will be performed in Yuma, Arizona (26 percent); Cherry Point, North Carolina (24 percent); Camp Pendleton, California (14 percent); Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii (14 percent); San Diego, California (9 percent); Little Creek, Virginia (8 percent); and Bingen, Washington (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2020. Fiscal year 2018 procurement (

February 5, 2018
 

BAE Systems, Information and Electronic Systems Integration Inc., Greenlawn, New York, was awarded $28,299,762 for modification P00006 to a previously awarded, firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-17-D-0003). The modification exercises an option for the procurement of up to 528 AN/APX-117A(V), AN/APX-118A(V) and AN/APX-123A(V) Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponders; up to 590 Mode 5 change kits; up to 13 integrations of Mode 5 change kits; up to 18 Mode 4/5 remote control units; up to 42 IFF mounting trays; up to 600 shop replaceable assemblies for the IFF transponders; up to 40 Mode 4/5 chassis and up to 73 IFF transponder repairs for the Navy.

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.