Wednesday, May 23, 2012

DTN News: U.S. Department of Defense Contracts Dated May 23, 2012

DTN News: U.S. Department of Defense Contracts Dated May 23, 2012
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - May 23, 2012: U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) Contracts issued  May 23, 2012   are undermentioned;

            Softchoice, McLean, Va., is being awarded a firm-fixed-price blanket purchase agreement to procure Microsoft brand name software licenses and software support, known as software assurance (SA), through 2015 for the Department of the Navy.  The licenses and SA must be compatible and interoperable with existing Department of the Navy hardware and technology equipment.  The maximum dollar value, including the base period and two option periods is $700,000,000.  Work will be performed in McLean, Va., and is expected to be completed May 31, 2015.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This agreement was solicited via General Services Administration eBuy electronic request and five offers were received.  The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity (M67854-12-A-4701). 

            Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Conn., is being awarded a $9,064,199 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00383-06-D-003F) for the incorporation of two Naval Air Systems Command approved engineering change proposals supporting the H-53 helicopter:  Dynamic Component Change No. 97 swashplate, and Dynamic Component Change No. 94 gearbox.  Work for the nose gearboxes will be performed at the Fleet Readiness Center (FRC) East, Cherry Point, N.C. (70 percent), and Sikorsky Aircraft, Stratford, Conn. (30 percent).  Work for the swashplates will be performed at FRC East, Cherry Point, N.C.  All work is expected to be completed by February 2016.  The applicable Navy Working Capital funds will not expire before the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured.  The NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity. 

            Evergreen Helicopters of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska, is being awarded a $15,903,080 option year modification for fixed wing aircraft, personnel, equipment, tools, material, maintenance and supervision necessary to perform passenger and cargo air transportation services.  Work will be performed in Afghanistan and the option will start June 1, 2012, to be completed by May 31, 2013.  This contract was a competitive acquisition with seven offers received. U.S. Transportation Command Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is the contracting activity (HTC711-10-D-R017).

*Link for This article compiled by Roger Smith from reliable sources U.S. DoD issued No.  418-12 May 23, 2012
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