NAS Pax River contracts May 1-18,2018

May 2, 2018: 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Military Aircraft Systems, Melbourne, Florida, is being awarded an $11,376,695 firm-fixed-price delivery order (N0001918F2334) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026).  This order provides for the procurement of four aerial refueling retrofit kits and related support equipment in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft.  Work will be performed St. Augustine, Florida (34.7 percent); Ronkonkoma, New York (28.86 percent); Melbourne, Florida (5.50 percent); Dorset, England (3.11 percent); Irvine, California (2.99 percent); Columbia, Maryland (1.93 percent); North Hollywood, California (1.48 percent); East Aurora, New York (1.19 percent); and various locations with the continental U.S. (20.24 percent), and is expected to be completed in April 2019.  Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $11,376,695 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.


May 7, 2018:

Eagle Systems Inc.,* California, Maryland, is awarded a $27,468,016 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide support services in performing and applying supply chain management in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division’s Special Communications Mission Solutions Division, including supply support and material handling functions.  Work will be performed in St. Inigoes, Maryland (68 percent); Fayetteville, North Carolina (20 percent); and Lexington Park, Maryland (12 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2023.  No funds will be obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued.  This contract was competitively procured via a 100 percent small business set-aside request for proposals; three offers were received.  The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00421-18-D-0020).

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $21,705,649 for modification P00001 to a previously awarded indefinite- delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-18-D-0119).  This modification increases the quantity of Bell 407 variant commercial airframes through fiscal 2020 by seven in support of the MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned air system program of record.  Work will be performed in Ozark, Alabama, and is expected to be completed in December 2020.  No funds will be obligated at time of award.  Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is awarded a $21,511,533 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price-contract (N00019-14-C-0067) for the procurement of seven special mission pod deployment mechanisms to be provided as ancillary equipment for Lot 8 P-8A Aircraft.  Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (60 percent); and Dallas, Texas (40 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2020.  Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $21,511,533 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.

Insitu Inc., Bingen, Washington, is awarded $11,006,995 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N0001918F2555 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0014).  This order provides for the procurement of spare and sustainment parts to maintain the RQ-21A Blackjack unmanned aircraft system in support of the Marine Corps.  Work will be performed in Bingen, Washington, and is expected to be completed in January 2019.  Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $11,006,995 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.

L-3 Communications West, Salt Lake City, Utah, is awarded $8,833,750 for firm-fixed-price delivery order N0042118F0255 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00421-15-G-0002).  This delivery order is for the procurement of three tactical common data link maritime shipboard terminals for littoral combat ships (LCS-25, LCS-26 and LCS-28) in support of surface aviation interoperability lab.  Work will be performed in Salt Lake City, Utah, and is expected to be completed in November 2019.  Fiscal 2016 and 2017 ship conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,833,750 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the fiscal year.  The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


May 8, 2018:

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded $41,317,000 firm-fixed-price advance acquisition contract for long-lead materials in support of the full rate production of Lot 43 F/A-18E/F aircraft for the Navy (20 F/A-18E and 4 F/A-18F aircraft).  Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri, and is expected to be completed in March 2022.  Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $41,317,000 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 Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-1046).

IAP Worldwide Services Inc., Cape Canaveral, Florida, is being awarded a $19,300,000 modification (P00042) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursable contract (N00019-15-C-0120) to provide additional funding for spare parts/inventory replenishment in support of the E-6B Take Charge and Move Out (TACAMO) aircraft and Airborne Command Post Service Life Extension program.  Work will be performed at Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (75 percent); Offutt Air Force Base, Bellevue, Nebraska (15 percent); Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, California (five percent); and the Naval Air Station, Patuxent River, Maryland (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2020.  Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $8,443,472 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.


May 10, 2018:

Airborne Tactical Advantage Co. LLC, Newport News, Virginia, is awarded $54,466,888 for modification P00016 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-reimbursement, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-15-D-0026) to exercise an option in support of the Contracted Air Services (CAS) program.  The CAS Program provides contractor owned and operated Type III high subsonic and Type IV supersonic aircraft to Navy Fleet customers for a wide variety of airborne threat simulation capabilities.  Work will be performed in Newport News, Virginia (44 percent); Point Mugu, California (37 percent); and various locations outside the continental U.S. (19 percent), and is expected to be completed in May 2019.  Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $6,127,793 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


May 11, 2018:

General Dynamics Mission System Inc., Bloomington, Minnesota, is awarded $10,584,345 for cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order N0042118F0433 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-0007).  This order provides for the procurement of four mission computer alternative laboratory prototypes to be used to demonstrate the F/A-18E/F aircraft H-12 Operational Flight program software functionality.  Work will be performed in Bloomington, Minnesota, and is expected to be completed in September 2019.  Fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,395,026 will be obligated at time of award; none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


May 14, 2018:

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded an $8,845,439 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-16-C-0004).  This modification provides for long lead hiring and training activities that precede commencement of the Australia, Canada, and United Kingdom reprogramming laboratory initial operational support activities in accordance with the sustainment plan, to include manpower, for the Joint Strike Fighter.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (94 percent); and Orlando, Florida (6 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2018.  Non-Department of Defense participant funds in the amount of $8,845,439 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.


May 15, 2018:

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded $24,076,058 for modification P00655 to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-02-C-3002).  This modification provides for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter Verification Simulation F-35 In-A-Box (FIAB) Phase II for delivery of the FIAB software model, software license fees, and continued FIAB software model development, integration, and support.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (90 percent); and Marietta, Georgia (10 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2018.  Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force) funds in the amount of $20,363,600 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This effort combines purchases for the Navy ($7,500,000; 37 percent); Marine Corps ($6,883,000; 34 percent); and  Air Force ($5,980,600; 29 percent).  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


May 16, 2018:

Booz Allen Hamilton, Lexington Park, Maryland, is awarded an $88,290,938 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide advanced research and development support, engineering and technical support, quality management support, cybersecurity services, and technical management support for the Rapid Capability Engineering and Integration Department, Ship and Air Integrated Warfare Division.  The scope of this effort encompasses rapidly developed engineering designs for end products intended for immediate warfighter operational use, and may include C5ISR systems, subsystems and components of strategic and tactical airborne, land-based, and mobile, sea-based surface and sub-surface platforms.  Work will be performed in Lexington Park, Maryland (60 percent); St. Inigoes, Maryland (35 percent); and Patuxent River, Maryland (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2023.  No funds will be obligated at time of award.  Funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued.  This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals, with one offer received.  The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00421-18-D-0030).

 

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is awarded a $45,000,000 fixed-price-incentive, firm target advance acquisition contract for long-lead materials components, material, parts, and associated efforts required to maintain the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system planned production schedule.  Work will be performed in San Diego, California (25.3 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (22.7 percent); Salt Lake City, Utah (20.2 percent); Bridgeport, West Virginia (8.2 percent); Red Oak, Texas (4.7 percent); Vandalia, Ohio (.2 percent); and various locations in the continental U.S. (15.1 percent); and locations outside the continental U.S. (3.6 percent), and is expected to be completed in January 2019.  Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $45,000,000 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 Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-1028).


May 18, 2018:

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $22,632,221 firm-fixed-price task order (N0001918F1512) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-16-G-0001) to procure the non-recurring engineering required for the redesign of the Data Bus Interface Unit and the Deployable Flight Incident Recorder of the Deployable Flight Incident Recording Set (DFIRS) in support of F/A-18 A-F and EA-18G aircraft for the Navy and the government of Australia.  The redesigns will address obsolescence issues, as well as provide for additional memory and a 406 MHz beacon capability.  The order also includes the development of three DFIRS Automated Test Station testing assets to support redesign and development activity and for use during the production of the redesigned DFIRS system.  Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (35 percent); El Segundo, California (1 percent); other locations within the U.S. (1 percent); and Ontario, Canada (63 percent), and is expected to be completed in July 2022.  Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy); and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $22,632,221 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 ($21,267,538; 94 percent); and the government of Australia ($1,364,684; 6 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales program.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

 

Physical Optics Corp.,* Torrance, California, is awarded a $21,484,349 firm-fixed-price modification (P00001) to a previously awarded contract (N00019-17-C-0078) for 102 F/A-18 E/F and EA-18G data transfer units (DTUs) for the Navy and 50 DTUs for the government of Australia and associated support equipment.  Work will be performed in Torrance, California, and is expected to be completed in August 2022.  Fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement (Navy); and foreign military sales (FMS) funds in the amount of $21,484,349 are being obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($15,280,606, 71 percent); and government of Australia ($6,203,743, 29 percent), under the FMS program.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $9,465,735 cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N0001918F1511) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-16-G-0001).  This order provides non-recurring engineering services for incorporation Tactical Targeting Network Technology (TTNT) into the F/A-18E/F and EA-18G aircraft.  Services to be provided include designing and developing the TTNT integration to ensure compatibility with existing aircraft systems and prime integrator of the TTNT capability as part of the overarching Integrated Capability Package-Three integration.  Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (80 percent); China Lake, California (12 percent); Patuxent River, Maryland (5 percent); Whidbey Island, Washington (2 percent); and various locations within the U.S. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2023.  Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $9,465,735 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.

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