US Navy Contract Announcements November 14, 2017

BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia, is being awarded a $139,818,901 firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of USS Tortuga (LSD 46) fiscal 2018 modernization period Chief of Naval Operations availability. This availability will include a combination of maintenance, modernization, and repair of USS Tortuga. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $183,794,039. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by May 2019. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2018 other procurement (Navy)…

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HASC on Carrier Air Groups

THE PROBLEM: Stocks of working equipment- including fighter jets- and trained personnel are so low that the Navy has to go to extraordinary lengths to send fully equipped Carrier Air Groups to sea. Vice Admiral Mike Shoemaker testified to the Committee last week, “To get Carl Vinson, Nimitz and Theodore Roosevelt ready to deploy in January, June and October of this year, and equip their embarked air wings with the required number of mission capable jets, 94 strike fighters had to be transferred to and from the maintenance depots or…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 13, 2017

Mancon, LLC,* Virginia Beach, Virginia, is being awarded a $44,305,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, resulting from solicitation N00189-17-R-0033, that will include terms and conditions for the placement of firm-fixed-price task orders for maintenance, repair, and operations supplies and materials in support of the public works department in the northeast region under Naval Facilities Engineering Command.  The contract will include a five-year ordering period.  Work will be performed in Newport, Rhode Island (25 percent); New London, Connecticut (25 percent); Earle, New Jersey (25 percent); and Kittery, Maine (25 percent), and the ordering period…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 9, 2017

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $34,622,661 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for weapons capabilities technology maturation and risk reduction pre-engineering, manufacturing and development activities for dual-capability F-35 Lightning II joint strike fighter aircraft and small-diameter bomb 2 (SDB-II) in support of the Marine Corps and Air Force.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in July 2018.  Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation ( Marine Corps and Air Force) funds in the amount of $6,000,000 are…

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National Defens e Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Conference Report

Representative Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee and U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Jack Reed (D-RI), Chairman and Ranking Member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, today announced details of the conference report for the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. This legislation authorizes funding for the Department of Defense and the national security programs of the Department of Energy.

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 8

Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pennsylvania, is being awarded a $229,749,836 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-2110) for naval nuclear propulsion components. Work will be performed in Monroeville, Pennsylvania (89 percent); and Schenectady, New York (11 percent). No completion date or additional information is provided on Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contracts. Fiscal 2018 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $102,850,688 will be obligated at time of award and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington,…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 3, 2017

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded $260,345,336 for modification P00010 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price (N00019-17-C-0034) for procurement of 196 Tomahawk Block IV all-up-round vertical launch system missiles and spares in support of the Navy.  In addition, this modification provides for the procurement of spare parts and support for the government of the United Kingdom.  Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (23.95 percent); Walled Lake, Michigan (12.41 percent); Camden, Arkansas (10.76 percent); Gainesville, Virginia (7.5 percent); El Segundo, California (6.5 percent); Glenrothes, Scotland (4.4 percent); Fort Wayne, Indiana…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 2, 2017

Manhattan Construction Co., Arlington, Virginia, is being awarded a $63,308,000 firm-fixed-price contract for construction of an Electronic Science and Technology Laboratory at Naval Research Laboratory.  The work to be performed provides for the renovation and restoring of buildings 75 and 65 to provide research, testing and laboratory facilities for the electronic science and technology mission.  The contract also contains three unexercised options, which if exercised would increase cumulative contract value to $68,597,328.  Work will be performed in Washington, District of Columbia, and is expected to be completed by November 2019. …

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US Navy Contract Announcements October 31, 2017

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $29,455,672 cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-5145) to exercise options for missions systems equipment; total ship computing environment hardware; and software research, test and development; DDG 1000 class integrated logistics support and associated other direct costs to support the exercised options. Work will be performed in Portsmouth, Rhode Island (46 percent); Tewksbury, Massachusetts (36 percent); Marlboro, Massachusetts (6 percent); Port Hueneme, California (5 percent); San Diego, California (4 percent); and Bath, Maine (3 percent),…

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US Navy Contract Announcements November 1, 2017

General Dynamics Information Technology Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, was awarded $50,000,000 for modification P00020 to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (W15QKN-15-D-0001) to exercise an option for logistics support for multiple foreign military sales customers in support of the Logistics Management Integration Department (AIR-6.6). Work will be performed at various locations within and outside the continental U.S., and is expected to be completed in October 2023. No funds will be obligated at time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued. The Naval Air Systems Command,…

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US Navy Contract Announcements October 26, 2017

Burns & McDonnell Engineering Co., Kansas City, Missouri, is being awarded a maximum amount $30,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, architect-engineering contract for multi-discipline architect-engineering services in the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic area of responsibility (AOR).  The work to be performed provides for comprehensive architect-engineering services required for planning, design, and construction services in support of new construction, repair, replacement, demolition, alteration, and/or improvement of Navy and other governmental facilities.  Projects may involve single or multiple disciplines, including, but not limited to, architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, civil, landscape design, fire protection,…

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US Navy Contract Announcements October 25, 2017

J.I. Garcia Construction Inc.,* Fresno, California (N62473-18-D-5817); Patricia I. Romero, doing business as Pacific West Builders,* National City, California (N62473-18-D-5818); Dimensions Construction Inc.,* San Diego, California (N62473-18-D-5819); K.L. House Construction Co. Inc.,* Albuquerque, New Mexico (N62473-18-D-5820); D Square Construction LLC & Au’ Authum Ki AJV,* Tucson, Arizona 85705 (N62473-18-D-5821); Herman/JCG Co. JV,* Escondido, California (N62473-18-D-5822); and I.E.-Pacific Inc.,* Escondido, California (N62473-18-D-5823), are each being awarded a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award construction contract for new construction, repair, and renovation of general building construction and associated work at various government installations within…

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US Navy Contracts For October 2, 2017

Harris Radio Frequency Communications, Rochester, New York (N00039-17-D-0070), is being awarded a $765,000,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price contract for procurement of portable radios and ancillary parts. The procurement includes fielding of handheld, manpack, fixed mount/vehicular and base station radios that fulfill Office of the Chief of Naval Operations approved legacy tactical, portable radio requirements. Work will be performed in Rochester, New York, and work is expected to be completed September 2018. If all options are exercised, work could continue through September 2022. No funds will be obligated at the time of award….

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U.S. Seeks Only Peaceful Denuclearization of Korean Peninsula

Air Force B-1B Lancer bombers from Guam and Air Force F-15C Eagle fighter escorts from Okinawa, Japan, flew in international airspace over the waters east of North Korea, Sept. 23, Defense Department spokesman Army Col. Rob Manning said. In a show of force, Manning told Pentagon reporters, the aircraft flew north of the Demilitarized Zone, the farthest north any U.S. fighter or bomber has flown off North Korea’s coast in the 21st century, underscoring the seriousness of North Korea’s “reckless behavior.” He added, “The United States seeks only the peaceful…

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US Navy Contract Announcements September 27, 2017

The Applied Research Laboratory University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, is being awarded a $458,180,014 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for research, development, engineering and test and evaluation for programs throughout the Department of Defense (DoD). This contract provides research and development in the core competency areas approved by the DoD for University of Texas at Austin, which include engineering, research, design development and test and evaluation of acoustics, navigation, command and control and warfare systems. This contract includes an option which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $1,090,288,193….

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