First Boeing P-8A Poseidon for RAF Takes Flight

July 15, 2019 – The first Boeing P-8A Poseidon for the United Kingdom Royal Air Force (RAF) took off from Renton, Wash. at 10:00 a.m. Pacific on July 12, marking the first flight of this inaugural UK P-8A. During the 90 minute flight key testing took place before the aircraft touched down and moved to the next phase of preparation before customer delivery, installation of military systems. UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) and Royal Air Force personnel, along with Boeing P-8 program leaders, were on hand to witness the takeoff…

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US Navy Contract Announcements July 11, 2019

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Connecticut, is being awarded a $173,805,431 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for engineering, technical, design agent and planning yard support for operational strategic and attack submarines. The contract provides for drawings and related technical data; design change documentation; logistics technical data; configuration management; hull, mechanical and electrical engineering; submarine safety design review; non-propulsion plant electrical system engineering; propulsion plant engineering; maintenance engineering; refit/availability technical support; on-site support; configuration change program design and installation support; configuration change program material support; submarine technical trade support; training and facility support;…

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US Navy Contract Announcements July 1, 2019

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $42,875,328 fixed-price-incentive delivery order (N00019-19-F-2412) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-16-G-0001). This order provides for the procurement of 48 trailing edge flaps for F/A-18 aircraft. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (72%); Lucerne Switzerland (20%); Paramount, California (5%); Hot Springs, Arkansas (3%), and is expected to be completed in June 2021. Fiscal 2018 and 2019 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $42,875,328 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at…

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New Zealand Updates P-8A Plans

June 12, 2019 – Defence Minister Ron Mark has detailed further progress on refreshing the Royal New Zealand Air Force’s aircraft fleets at Whenuapai Air Base today. This follows yesterday’s release of the Coalition Government’s Defence Capability Plan 2019, and the announcement of the C-130J-30 Super Hercules as the preferred option to replace the aging Hercules fleet. “Last year the Coalition Government decided to buy four P-8A Poseidon aircraft. The P-8s are a once in a generation purchase, and will ensure that the Air Force’s crucial maritime patrol capability is…

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US Navy Contract Announcements June 12, 2019

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding division, Newport News, Virginia, is awarded a maximum-value $687,090,000 cost and cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for early service life period work on USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). The purpose of this contract is to support ship repair and modernization during continuous incremental availabilities, planned incremental availabilities, full-ship shock trials and continuous maintenance and emergent maintenance during the ship’s early service life period. This contract includes five ordering periods totaling 60 months, with a maximum order value of $687,090,000. Work for the initial delivery order…

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US Navy Contract Announcements June 10, 2019

Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford, Connecticut, a Lockheed Martin Co., is awarded $542,023,016 for firm-fixed price modification P00074 to a previously awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm contract (N00019-14-C-0050) in support of the Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program (VH-92A). This modification exercises an option for the procurement of six Low Rate Initial Production Lot 1 Presidential Helicopters, as well as interim contractor support, initial spares, support equipment, and system parts replenishment. Work will be performed in Stratford, Connecticut (50 percent); Coatesville, Pennsylvania (36 percent); Owego, New York (10 percent); Patuxent River, Maryland (3 percent); and Quantico,…

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US Navy Contract Announcements June 6, 2019

Ahtna-CDM JV *, Irvine, California (N62473-19-D-1220); Speedway Orion JV *, Vista, California (N62473-19-D-1221); Gideon Contracting, LLC *, Port Hueneme, California (N62473-19-D-1222); Durable Good-Men JV *, Fresno, California (N62473-19-D-1223); Fed Con – VC JV *, Ojai, California (N62473-19-D-1224); and Teehee Engineering Inc. *, Carlsbad, California (N62473-19-D-1225), are each awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award construction contract for new construction, renovation, and repair of general building construction projects at various government installations located in California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico. The maximum dollar value including the base period and one option…

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US Navy Contract Announcements May 24, 2019

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is awarded a $51,532,751 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for sustainment engineering services in support of up to 17 C-40A aircraft. Support to be provided includes sustaining engineering, engineering data, technical publications, access to and distribution of technical data and publications, and other technical support services. Work will be performed in Seattle, Washington, and is expected to be completed in May 2024. No funds are being obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual orders as they are issued. This contract was not competitively…

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US Navy Contract Announcements May 17, 2019

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), Laurel, Maryland, is awarded a $2,351,000,000 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, contract ceiling increase modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-D-6400) for research, development, engineering, and test and evaluation for programs throughout the Department of Defense (DoD).  Funds are obligated on individual task orders for efforts that fall within the core competency areas.  Funds from program offices throughout the DoD may be obligated on individual task orders for efforts that fall within the core competency areas.  The thematic areas of research, development, and engineering include,…

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US Navy Contract Announcements May 15, 2019

Martin Baker, Middlesex, United Kingdom, is awarded a $21,530,401 firm-fixed-price order (N0042119F1072) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0052). This order provides for the procurement of non-recurring engineering associated with the production and delivery of the SKU-10A/A survival seat kit, 500 SKU-10A/A survival seat kit assemblies for the Enhanced Emergency Oxygen System for the Navy; and 81 SKU-10A/A survival seat kit assemblies for the Enhanced Emergency Oxygen System for the government of Australia. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (86 percent); and Amberley-Qld, Australia (14 percent), and is…

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US Navy Contract Announcements May 14, 2019

Omnitec Solutions, Bethesda, Maryland, is awarded a $45,350,778 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. This contract provides support to improve acquisition program planning and execution of Naval Aviation and joint programs in support of Integrated Project Management (IPM). Specific support to be provided includes strategic research and analysis, industry collaborative exchange, enculturation, strategic and operational implementation, supplier analysis and management, data collection and management, IPM, earned value management and integrated government scheduling. Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland (92 percent); Lakehurst, New Jersey (4 percent); and Orlando, Florida (4 percent), and…

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US Navy Contract Announcements May 13, 2019

C.E.R. Inc.,* Baltimore, Maryland (N40080-19-D-0011); Repaintex Co.,* Leesburg, Virginia (N40080-19-D-0012); Veterans Construction Coalition LLC,* Norfolk, Virginia (N40080-19-D-0013); Belt Built-CFM JV,* Crofton, Maryland (N40080-19-D-0014); G-W Management Services LLC,* Rockville, Maryland (N40080-19-D-0015); EGI-HSU JV LLC,* Gaithersburg, Maryland (N40080-19-D-0016); Desbuild Inc.,* Hyattsville, Maryland (N40080-19-D-0017); Tuckman-Barbee Construction Co. Inc.,* Upper Marlboro, Maryland (N40080-19-D-0018); Tidewater Inc.,* Elkridge, Maryland (N40080-19-D-0019); and Donley Construction LLC,* Aberdeen, Maryland (N40080-19-D-0020), are awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple award construction contract for construction projects located primarily within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Washington area of operations (AO). The maximum dollar value…

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US Navy Contracts for March 28, 2019

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $71,345,504 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide engineering and integrated logistics support to maintain the T/AV-8B Harrier during the aircraft’s Post-Production Support Phase. Work will be performed at St. Louis, Missouri (75 percent); Warton, Lancashire, United Kingdom (11 percent); Cherry Point, North Carolina (10 percent); Yuma, Arizona (3 percent); and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (1 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2023. No funds will be obligated at time of award; funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they…

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US Navy Contract Announcements March 27, 2019

CGI Federal Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, is awarded a $222,875,514 firm-fixed-price, fixed-price incentive firm target, firm-fixed-price level of effort, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost reimbursement contract (N00039-19-C-0004) to provide Electronic Procurement System (ePS), a contract writing system to the Department of the Navy with standardized, comprehensive, end-to-end contract management of services, supplies, construction and grants. ePS will provide the flexibility to interface with Navy, Department of Defense and federal electronic systems as needed to meet the requirements of all stakeholders, and as defined in statutes, regulations and approved business practices. Work will be…

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US Navy Contract Announcements March 22, 2019

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia, is awarded a $245,048,211 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract N00024-17-C-6327 to exercise options for the Joint Counter-Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device Electronic Warfare (JCREW) Increment 1 Block 1 (I1B1) systems full-rate production in support of the Expeditionary Warfare Program Office. CREW systems are designed to provide protection for foot soldiers, vehicles and permanent structures. The JCREW I1B1 system is the first-generation system that develops a common open architecture across all three capabilities and provides protection for worldwide military operations. This integrated design maximizes commonality…

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