US Navy Contract Announcements August 27, 2018

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is awarded $14,493,011 for modification P00006 to a previously awarded, fixed-price-incentive-firm target, cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-17-C-0020). This modification provides for additional special tooling for the Lot 11 F-35 Lightning II F-135 engine, including production non-recurring tooling, which are unique manufacturing components and machines needed for production of the F135 engine, including fixtures, jigs, gauges, molds, dies, cutting equipment and patterns. Work will be performed in East Hartford, Connecticut (67 percent); Indianapolis, Indiana (26.5 percent); and Bristol, United Kingdom (6.5…

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US Navy Contract Announcements August 9, 2018

Science Applications International Corp., Reston, Virginia, is awarded a $596,600,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N6523618D8014) with provisions for cost-plus-fixed-fee, fixed-price-incentive, firm-target, and firm-fixed-price delivery/task orders. The contract is for the production and delivery of integrated command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems, networks and support equipment. The work includes procuring, fabricating, assembling, integrating, testing, inspecting and delivering a highly diverse range of systems that include various complex designs provided by Navy program offices in the form of technical data packages. Systems vary in complexity, but generally include the integration of…

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US Navy Contract Announcements July 3, 2018

Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., Greenbelt, Maryland, is awarded $33,262,387 for firm-fixed-price task order N6247318F4783 under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract (N62473-17-D-0822) for the construction of a dining facility for enlisted Marines, an administration building and an operations building for Marine Corps community services, and a library building for the Marines on board Marine Corps Air Station, Yuma. Work will be performed in Yuma, Arizona, and is expected to be completed by July 2021. Fiscal 2018 military construction (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $33,262,387 are obligated on this…

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Bell Boeing to begin U.S. Navy CMV-22B production work under $4 billion contract

July 2, 2018 — Bell Boeing Joint Program Office, Amarillo, Texas, is awarded $4,191,533,822 for modification P00008 to convert the previously awarded V-22 tiltrotor aircraft advance acquisition contract (N00019-17-C-0015) to a fixed-price-incentive-fee multiyear contract. This contract provides for the manufacture and delivery of 39 CMV-22B aircraft for the Navy; 14 MV-22B aircraft for the Marine Corps; one CV-22B for the Air Force; and four MV-22B aircraft for the government of Japan. “Bell Boeing is pleased to extend production of the V-22, supporting our warfighters with one of the most versatile…

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US Navy Contract Announcements June 26, 2018

Advanced Technology International (ATI), Summerville, South Carolina, is awarded a $100,000,000 expenditure-based other transaction agreement (OTA) for an information warfare research project. Work will be performed in Summerville, South Carolina, and other various places depending on the award of prototype project awards (PPAs). Work on this contract has an expiration date of June 2021. No funds are being obligated at the time of award. Contract is incrementally funded. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluations funds will be placed on the PPAs that will be placed under the OTA. Contract…

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US Navy Contract Announcements March 28, 2018

Auxiliary Systems, Norfolk, Virginia (N42158-18-D-S001); Delphinus Engineering, Eddystone, Pennsylvania (N42158-18-D-S002); East Coast Repair, Norfolk, Virginia (N42158-18-D-S003); Epsilon Systems, Portsmouth, Virginia (N42158-18-D-S004); G.I. Industrial Marine, Portsmouth, Virginia (N42158-18-D-S005); L-3 Unidyne, Norfolk, Virginia (N42158-18-D-S006); Oceaneering Intl., Chesapeake, Virginia (N42158-18-D-S007); Orbis, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina (N42158-18-D-S008); Q.E.D. Systems Inc., Virginia Beach, Virginia (N42158-18-D-S009); and Te’cnico Corp., Chesapeake, Virginia (N42158-18-D-S010), are being awarded a combined cumulative $99,567,165 in cost-plus fixed fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contracts to provide non-nuclear production support for U.S. naval ship and vessel projects/repairs. The services under these contracts cover welding;…

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USS Ashland Departs Sasebo for Final Readiness Drills, Regional Patrol

USS Ashland (LSD 48) departed Sasebo, Japan for an amphibious certification assessment and follow-on patrol in the Indo-Pacific, March 8. Ashland is deploying after several months of maintenance and training in preparation for a Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) that will take place in late spring. The amphibious certification assessment will test the ship’s ability to land and launch landing craft prior to upcoming amphibious operations. Ashland, assigned to the Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG), is scheduled to embark Marines of the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit associated equipment to…

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Coast Guard monitors return of cruise ships to Galveston

The Coast Guard is monitoring the return of cruise ships to ports in Galveston, Texas, Friday. Cruise ship passengers were allowed to disembark at Galveston ship terminals after being stranded at sea for an additional six days due to Hurricane Harvey. “It’s a bittersweet feeling for the passengers,” said Malcom Burn, cruise director of Carnival cruise ship Freedom. “They are excited to be back, but are also uncertain of what they are going to see when they get home.” The Coast Guard is working closely with federal, state, local and…

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Coast Guard rescues 12 near Port Mansfield, Texas

The Coast Guard rescued 12 people aboard a 160-foot vessel taking on water near Port Mansfield, Texas, Friday. Coast Guard Sector Corpus Christi watchstanders received a report at 3:40 a.m. of the commercial diving vessel Gulf Justice taking on water with 12 people aboard. Watchstanders directed the launch of two Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrews at 12:40 p.m. after a tug was unable to assist as planned due to not being able to get underway. Watchstanders maintained hourly communication with the vessel operator throughout the…

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Coast Guard rescued 15 people near Port Aransas, Texas

Coast Guard rescued four people in distress aboard the vessel Signet Enterprise near Port Aransas, Texas in response to Hurricane Harvey, Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. A Coast Guard Air Station Corpus Christi MH-65 Dolphin helicopter aircrew launched to assist the people in distress. Coast Guard video by Air Station Corpus Christi

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Boeing Selects Plano, Texas, Site for Global Services Headquarters

April 5, 2017 – Boeing has selected a site in Plano, Texas, for the headquarters of its new Global Services business unit, which will be operational in July. Boeing Global Services headquarters will be located in the Legacy West mixed- use development in West Plano. Global Services President and CEO Stan Deal, several of his leadership team members and some support staff will be located at the site, which will serve as a central hub for approximately 20,000 employees located around the globe. “Texas continues to be a global powerhouse…

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