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Thursday, December 12, 2013




The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with an estimated ceiling-price of $872,766,714 for system upgrades for F/A-18 A/B, C/D, E/F and EA-18G aircraft for the U.S. Navy and the governments of Australia, Finland, Switzerland, Kuwait, Malaysia, and Canada.  This contract provides for deliverables and services based on System Configuration Set life cycle phases for the aircraft.  Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo. (95 percent) and China Lake, Calif. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2018.  Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation, Navy contract funds in the amount of $100,000 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 the FAR 6.302-1.  This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($802,945,377; 92 percent) and the governments of Australia ($29,674,068; 3
40 percent); Finland ($21,819,168; 2.50 percent); Switzerland ($6,982,134; .80 percent); Kuwait ($4,363,834; .50 percent); Malaysia ($4,363,833; .50 percent); and Canada ($2,618,300; .30 percent).  The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., is the contracting activity (N68936-14-D-0008).

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Sunnyvale, Calif., was awarded an $112,926,348 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract, for Trident II (D5) Underwater Launcher System and Advanced Launcher Development Program Support.  This contract provides for ongoing support for the TRIDENT II (D-5) deployed SSBN and the SSGN underwater launcher subsystem, Engineering Refueling Overhaul shipyard support, spares procurement, United States (U.S.) and United Kingdom (U.K.) launcher trainer support, Vertical Support Group E-mount and shim procurement, Nuclear Weapons Safety and Security Review, TRIDENT II (D-5) missile hoist overhaul, underwater launch technology support, U.S. and U.K. SSP Alterations and non-compliance report projects, gas generator refurbishment and case hardware production.  It provides specialized technical support of TRIDENT II (D-5) missile tube closure production, technical engineering services, and tactical hardware production efforts for the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty.  It provides technical engineering services to support the Advanced Launcher Development Program and the Common Missile Compartment Concept Development and Prototyping effort for the U.S. and U.K.  The contractor shall be required to assess and analyze technologies and concepts to support the selection of a preferred system concept, which includes the identification of critical cost and risk impacts as a result of immature launcher technologies and/or immature requirements.  The result of the effort will then advance and support the conduct of the technology development effort to support developing cost-effective launcher subsystem architecture for the Ohio-class Replacement Program.  Work will be performed at Sunnyvale, Calif. (78 percent), Kings Bay, Ga. (7 percent), Bangor, Wash. (6 percent), St. Charles, Mo. (5 percent), Gardena, Calif. (2 percent), Camarillo, Calif. (1 percent), and Los Angeles, Calif. (1 percent), with an expected completion date of Sept. 30, 2018.  The maximum dollar value, including the base period and one option year, is $220,288,791.  Fiscal year 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy contract funds in the amount of $38,527,166; fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation contract funds in the amount of $31,762,778; fiscal 2014 other procurement, Navy contract funds in the amount of $31,102,315; and fiscal 2014 United Kingdom contract funds in the amount of $11,534,089.  Contract funds in the amount of $38,527,166 will expire at the end of the fiscal year.  This contract was a sole source acquisition in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).  Strategic Systems Programs, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00030-14-C-0011).  (Awarded Dec. 11, 2013).

Science Applications International Corp., McLean, Va., is being awarded a $10,037,074 modification to a previously awarded time-and-materials contract to exercise a one-year option for marine mammal systems support services providing care and training of the Navy's marine mammals.  Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (70 percent), Kings Bay, Ga. (17 percent), and Bangor, Wash. (13 percent), and work is expected to be completed Dec. 31, 2014.  Fiscal 2013 Navy working capital funds in the amount of $5,018,537 will be placed on contract and obligated at the time of award.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via publication on the Federal Business Opportunities website and the SPAWAR e-Commerce Central website, with one offer received.  The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity (N66001-10-C-0070).

Simmonds Precision Products operating as Goodrich Corp., Sensors and Integrated Systems, Vergennes, Vt., is being awarded a $7,945,029 modification on a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-12-C-2015) to exercise an option for 8 MH-60S integrated mechanical diagnostic systems (IMDS) production A1 kits, 27 IMDS integrated vehicle health ,management units and data transfer units, 17 MH-60S IMDS retrofit kits, 19 MH-60R IMDS Troy kits, and 19 MH-60R IMDS production A1 kits.  Work will be performed in Vergennes, Vt., and is expected to be completed in December 2015.  Fiscal 2014 aircraft procurement, Navy funds in the amount of $7,945,029 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.


Lockheed Martin Corp, Newton, Pa., has been awarded a $200,700,415 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification (P00276) on an existing contract (FA8807-08-C-0010) for GPS III space vehicles 05 and 06.  Work will be performed at Littleton. Colo., and Clifton, N.J., and is expected to be completed by Dec. 14, 2017 for space vehicle 05 and June 14, 2018 for space vehicle 06.  Fiscal 2013 missile procurement funds in the amount of $200,700,415 are being obligated at time of award.  The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center Contracting Directorate, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity.


Textainer Equipment Management (U.S.) Ltd., San Francisco, Calif., is being awarded a $15,952,358 indefinite-delivery-requirements-type, fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract for the program management, leasing, transportation and repair of intermodal equipment.  Work will be performed at multiple locations both within and outside of the United States, with an expected completion date of Sept. 30, 2017.  Program management and transition of operations are funded by fiscal 2014 transportation working capital funds and individual leasing task orders will be funded by each individual Department of Defense requiring activity at the time the order is placed.  The U.S. Transportation Command Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is the contracting activity (HTC711-14-D-R027).


Exelis Systems Corp., FKI ITT Systems, Colorado Springs, Colo., was awarded an $11,538,204 contract modification (FR0112) to contract W911SE-07-D-0006 to exercise the option for logistic support center base operations support services, Fort Rucker, Ala.  Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Army funds in the amount of $9,713,703 were obligated at the time of the award.  Estimated completion date is Dec. 16, 2014.  Sixteen bids were solicited with four received. Work will be performed at Fort Rucker, Ala.  Army Contracting Command, Fort Rucker, Ala., is the contracting activity.


Carestream Health, Inc., Rochester, N.Y., has been awarded a maximum $70,228,104 modification (P00101) exercising the fifth one-year option period on a one-year base contract (SPM2D1-09-D-8308) with seven one-year option periods for radiology systems, subsystems, and components.  This is a fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract.  Location of performance is New York with a Dec. 15, 2014 performance completion date.  Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies.  Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2014 defense working capital funds.  The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.


MCI Communications Services Inc., doing business as Verizon Business Services, Ashburn, Va., was awarded an $11,071,650 sole-source modification (P00066) to firm-fixed-price, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract DCA200-02-D-5003 for Defense Research and Engineering Network II telecommunication services in support of the High Performance Computing Modernization program office.  This action adds a second six-month option that runs from Dec. 19, 2013 to June 18, 2014.  Performance will be at various sites geographically dispersed across the continental United States, as well as locations outside the U.S.  The Defense Information Technology Contracting Office, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is the contracting activity.  (Awarded Dec. 11, 2013).