Tuesday, March 24, 2015

DTN News: U.S. Department of Defense Contracts Dated March 24, 2015

DTN News: U.S. Department of Defense Contracts Dated March 24, 2015
Source: K. V. Seth - DTN News + U.S. DoD issued No. CR-054-15 March 24, 2015
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - March 24, 2015U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) Contracts issued March 24, 2015 are undermentioned;

CONTRACTS
 
AIR FORCE
 
Raytheon Co., Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, has been awarded a $528,797,459 fixed-price incentive firm contract modification (P00004) to exercise the option on previously awarded contract FA8675-15-C-0022. Contractor will provide Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (AMRAAM) Lot 29 production and other AMRAAM system items. Work will be performed at Tucson, Arizona, and is expected to be complete by Jan. 31, 2018. This contract involves foreign military sales. Fiscal year 2015 Air Force and Navy production funds in the amount of $294,661,588 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, is the contracting activity.
 
Beechcraft Defense Co., Wichita, Kansas, has been awarded a $27,048,576 firm-fixed-price contract for purchase of one King Air 350 extended range aircraft modified with intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capability; one Scorpion ground station and one complete spare Scorpion ground station. Work will be performed at Wichita, Kansas, and San Diego, California, and is expected to be complete by March 23, 2017. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. This contract is 100 percent foreign military sales to Iraq. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, is the contracting activity (FA8620-15-C-3016).
 
Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nevada, has been awarded a $15,117,867 modification to exercise and option (P00006) to previously awarded contract FA8509-14-C-0001. The modification provides for contractor logistics services in support of the AC-130W and AC-130J precision strike package. Work will be performed at Cannon Air Force Base, New Mexico; Hurlburt Field, Florida; and various deployment locations, and is expected to be complete by March 31, 2016. Fiscal year 2015 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $15,117,867 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Robins Air Force Base, Georgia, is the contracting activity.

DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY
 
TW Metals, Exton, Pennsylvania, has been awarded a maximum $120,000,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, prime-vendor contract for metals, metal products, and incidental services for the Northeast region. Estimated value cited is based on demand quantities for the life of the contract. This contract was a competitive acquisition and four offers were received. This is a five-year base contract with no option periods. Location of performance is Pennsylvania with a March 23, 2020, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2015 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE8E5-15-D-0013).

NAVY
 
Rolls Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded a $59,513,856 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for integrated logistics support services for KC-130J aircraft propulsion systems (installed and spares), including supplies. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana (41 percent); Winnipeg, Canada (21 percent); Oakland, California (16 percent); Sterling, Virginia (14 percent); Al Mubarak, Kuwait (2.1 percent); Iwakuni, Japan (2 percent); Cherry Point, North Carolina (1.3 percent); Miramar, California (1.3 percent); and Fort Worth, Texas (1.3 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy and Navy Reserve) and Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $21,216,339 will be obligated at time of award, $16,252,549 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to the FAR 6.302-1. This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($54,981,135; 92.38 percent) and the government of Kuwait ($4,532,721; 7.62 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0009).
 
Battelle Memorial Institute, Columbus, Ohio, is being awarded a $15,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N62583-11-D-0515) to exercise option period four for environmental services and technologies support at Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, California. The work to be performed provides for environmental services and technology support to satisfy overall operational objectives of the Navy and Marine Corps installations and to other federal organizations worldwide. Support services include technology implementation, technical consultation, research and development, testing and evaluation, administrative support, range cleanup, sustainability and management, site operation and maintenance, climate change initiatives, green and sustainable remediation practices development, leadership in environmental and energy design support, and training. The total contract amount after exercise of this option will be $75,000,000. No task orders are being issued at this time. Work will be performed at various installations worldwide; and work for this option is expected to be completed in March 2016. No funds will be obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued. The Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center, Port Hueneme, California, is the contracting activity.

ARMY
 
General Dynamics C4 Systems, Scottsdale, Arizona, was awarded a $49,107,571 modification (P00002) to contract W15P7T-15-C-0002 to support software, logistics documentation, and hardware for the manpack radio. Fiscal 2014 and fiscal 2015 other procurement (Army) funds in the amount of $23,006,909 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is March 31, 2016.Work will be performed in Scottsdale, Arizona. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
 
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Inc., St. Petersburg, Florida, was awarded a $32,359,523 modification (P00016) to contract W52P1J-12-C-0026 to procure 120mm M1002 new production cartridges and 120mm M865 recapitalization cartridges for 120mm tank training ammunition. Fiscal 2014 and fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $32,359,523 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is March 31, 2017. Work will be performed St. Petersburg, Florida. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.
 
Alliant Techsystems Operations LLC, Plymouth, Minnesota, was awarded a $29,184,589 modification (P00023) to contract W52P1J-12-C-0027 to procure 120mm M1002 new production cartridges and 120mm M865 recapitalization cartridges for 120mm tank training ammunition Fiscal 2014 and fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of $29,094,589 were obligated at the time of the award. Estimated completion date is Oct. 31, 2016. Work will be performed at Plymouth, Minnesota. Army Contracting Command, Rock Island Arsenal, Illinois, is the contracting activity.
 
AM General, South Bend, Indiana, was awarded a $9,458,080 firm-fixed-price multi-year contract with options for 60 power packs, part number 5717314, and 650 power packs, part number 5717268. Work will be performed in South Bend, Indiana, with an estimated completion date of March 24, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of the complete appropriation are being obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-15-D-0024).

*Link for This article compiled by K. V. Seth + U.S. DoD issued No. CR-054-15 March 24, 2015 
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