U.S. Department of Defense Announces Latest Contract Awards

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No. 1053-10
November 16, 2010

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Raytheon Co., Space and Airborne Systems, El Segundo, Calif., is being awarded a $52,250,000 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-C-0003) for the procurement of 19 AN/APG-79 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars to be retrofitted into F/A-18E/F aircraft Lots 26-29. The AN/APG-79 AESA radar, which will replace the APG-73 radar, will provide increased air-to-air detection and track range, increased air-to-ground targeting capabilities, longer launch range for standoff weapons, enhanced capability against advanced threats, and optimized utilization of the aircraft’s weapon systems contributing to the F/A-18E/F’s survivability. Work will be performed in Forest, Miss. (43 percent); Dallas, Texas (29 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (27 percent); and Andover, Mass. (1 percent). Work is expected to be completed in December 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

Lockheed Martin Corp., Mission Systems and Sensors, Manassas, Va., is being awarded an $8,330,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for lightweight wide-aperture array inboard equipment and associated engineering and technical support for two Virginia-class submarines. Work will be performed in Manassas, Va., and is expected to be completed by October 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-10-C-6266).

University Multispectral Laboratory, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla., is being awarded a $6,800,020 modification under a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee performance-based contract (N65236-07-D-7878) to provide support services which include identification, analysis, selection, testing and evaluation of solutions to warfighter requirements for command, control, communications, computer, cyber, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance/chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive sensors and sensor-related technology. The cumulative value of this contract, including this modification, is $39,422,254. Work will be performed in Ponca City, Okla., and is expected to be completed by July 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The

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