U.S. Department of Defense Announces Latest Contract Awards


No. 633-10
July 20, 2010 


                Lockheed Martin Missile and Fire Control, Dallas, Texas, was awarded on July 12 a $469,922,290 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  The guided multiple rocket systems (GMLRS) unitary, Full Rate Production V procurement is to acquire 4,770 unitary and 530 reduced range rocket pods (RRPR).  This procurement covers requirements and service for the U.S., foreign partners, and Foreign Military Sales customers.  The U.S. Army is to acquire 532 unitary pods, 3 stockpile reliability program pods and 18 unitary production validation test rockets.  The U.S. Marine Corps is to acquire 98 unitary pods.  Foreign partners are to aquire the following:  Germany, 20 unitary pods; United Kingdom, 72 unitary pods; France, 43 unitary pods.  Foreign Military Sales customer Jordan is to acquire 24 unitary pods.  The procurement of RRPR is as follows:  U.S. Army, 344 pods; U.S. Marine Corps, 120 pods; United Arab Emirates (UAE), 30 pods; and Jordan, 36 pods.  Downloads/demate rocket pods are as follows:  U.S. Army unitary, 538 pods; U.S. Army RRPR, 344 pods; U.S. Army 2009 supplemental, 118 pods; U.S. Marine Corps supplemental, 74 pods; U.S. Marine Corps, 98 pods; U.S. Marine Corps RRPR, 120 pods; Germany unitary, 20 pods; United Kingdom unitary, 72 pods; France unitary, 43 pods; Jordan unitary, 24 pods; UAE RRPR, 30 pods; and Jordan RRPR, 36 pods.  Other requirements in support of production deliveries include:  integrated logistic support; facilitization of France; GMLRS technical publications, Jordan; GMLRS multiple launch rocket system family of munitions spares; and GMLRS obsolescence.  Work is to be performed in Dallas, Texas (15 percent), and Camden, Ark. (85 percent), with an estimated completion date of June 30, 2013.  One bid was solicited with one bid received.  U.S. Contracting Command, AMCOM Contracting Center, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-10-C-0270).

                AVI Bophirima, Inc., Corvallis, Ore., was awarded on July 14 a $80,396,827 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract.  This contract is for the development and licensure of hemorrhagic fever virus therapeutics, Ebola and Marburg.  Work is to be performed in Corvallis, Ore. (51.85 percent); Fort Detrick, Md. (2.7 percent); and Fort Devens, Mass. (42.45 percent), with an estimated completion date of May 24, 2016.  Bids were solicited on the World Wide Web with 10 bids received.  U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Frederick, Md., is the contracting activity (W9113M-10-C-0056).

                Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp., British Columbia, Canada, was awarded on July 14 a $34,747,879 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract.  This contract is for development and licensure of hemorrhagic fever virus therapeutics. Work is to be performed in Canada (68.72 percent), and Fort Detrick, Md. (31.28 percent), with an estimated completion date of July 19, 2016.  Bids were solicited on the World Wide Web with 10 bids received.  U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Frederick, Md., is the contracting activity (W9113M-10-C-0057).


                J.J. Sosa & Associates, Inc.*, Tampa, Fla. (N69450-10-D-0783); Asset Group, Inc.*, Oklahoma City, Okla. (N69450-10-D-0784); Core Engineering & Construction, Inc.*, Winter Park, Fla. (N69450-10-D-0785); DC General, LLC*,  Hattiesburg, Miss. (N69450-10-D-0786); Environmental Management Resources, Inc.*, Lawrence, Kan. (N69450-10-D-0787); and Thrash Commercial Contractors, Inc.*, Brandon, Miss. (N69450-10-D-0788), are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award design-build construction contract for projects at military installations along the Gulf Coast of the Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama region within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast’s area of responsibility.  The work to be performed provides for general building type projects – new construction, renovation, alteration and repair of facilities and infrastructure, roofing, demolition, and routine renovation – including, but not limited to:  aviation and aircraft facilities; maintenance facilities; barracks and personnel housing facilities; administrative facilities; warehouses and supply facilities; training facilities; personnel support and service facilities; security level facilities; community support facilities; and abatement and handling of hazardous/regulated materials, including and not limited to asbestos, lead paint, mold remediation, and polychlorinated biphenyls.  Projects may also require comprehensive incorporation of sustainable features.  The maximum dollar value, including the base period and four option years, for all six contracts combined is $100,000,000.  J. J. Sosa & Associates, Inc., is being awarded task order #0001 at $5,726,565 for the design and construction of a battalion maintenance facility and equipment yard at Construction Battalion Center Gulfport, Miss.  Work for this task order is expected to be completed by January 2012.  All work on this contract will be performed primarily in Louisiana (40 percent), Mississippi (30 percent), and Alabama (20 percent).  Work may also be performed within a range of 250 miles from Gulfport, Miss. (10 percent).  The term of the contract is not to exceed 60 months, with an expected completion date of July 2015.  Contract funds for task order #0001 will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online Web site, with 37 proposals received.  These six contractors may compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract.  The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Southeast, Jacksonville, Fla., is the contracting activity.

                G.S.E. Dynamics, Inc.*, Hauppauge, N.Y., is being awarded an $8,462,663 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the acquisition of repair/refurbishment, rebuilding, assembling and modification of government-furnished fiberglass composite structures for various Navy ships.  The required service repairs will consist of submarine antenna and periscope mast fairings; radomes; antenna closure caps; non-composite submarine antenna mast fairings and periscope fairing structures; hydraulic/hoist cylinders; bearing frames; and closure doors.  Work will be performed in Hauppauge, N.Y., and is expected to be completed by July 2015.  Contract funds will expire at end of the end of the fiscal year.   This contract was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities Web site, with one offer received.  The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Ship System Engineering Station, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N65540-10-D-0012).


                Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., was awarded a $34,804,061 contract modification which will exercise the fourth option for Space Based Infrared Systems Highly Elliptical Earth Orbit Payload 3 launch and early on-orbit support.  At this time, $548,174 has been obligated.  ISSW/PKF, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., is the contracting activity (FA8810-08-C-0002; P00012).

                Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Mass., was awarded a $29,211,458 contract modification for the surveillance radar program, a foreign military sales program managed by the Electronic Systems Center to provide Taiwan with the elements of a missile and air defense capability.  At this time, $8,324,987 has been obligated.  850 ELSG/PK, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., is the contracting activity (FA8722-05-C-0001 P00073).

                ITT Corp., Clifton, N.J., was awarded a $7,482,910 contract which will provide AN/ALQ-172 block cycle software support and enhanced maintenance test set engineering services.  At this time, the entire amount has been obligated.  WR-AL/GRWKB, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity.(FA8523-09-G-0001-0002).

*Small business


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