US Navy Contract Announcements February 27, 2018

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $158,268,935 cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order (N0001918F2476) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020). This order provides for program management, nonrecurring engineering, recurring engineering, site support and touch labor in support of modification and retrofit activities for delivered air systems for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter aircraft for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, non-Department of Defense (DoD) participant, and foreign military sales (FMS) customers. Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas, and is expected to be completed in February 2019. Fiscal 2016 aircraft procurement (Air Force, Marine Corps); fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement (Air Force); fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Navy); non-DoD participant; and FMS funds in the amount of $158,268,935 will be obligated at time of award, $57,613,986 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This order combines purchases for the Air Force ($75,206,632; 48 percent); Marine Corps ($49,310,063; 31 percent); Navy ($10,075,914; 6 percent); non-DoD participants ($16,959,383; 11 percent); and FMS customers ($6,716,943; 4 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

Kratos Unmanned Aerial Systems Inc., Sacramento, California, is being awarded $24,373,450 for modification P00055 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract (N00019-11-C-0024) to exercise an option for the low rate initial production of the Subsonic Aerial Target BQM-177A and technical data. This option provides for the procurement of 30 BQM-177A targets, 30 radar altimeters, technical manuals, training material/equipment, and contractor logistics support services. Work will be performed in Sacramento, California, and is expected to be completed March 2020. Fiscal 2018 weapons procurement (Navy); and fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $23,657,570 will be obligated at time of award, $1,422,817 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

BST Systems,* Plainfield, Connecticut, is being awarded a $12,500,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contract with a five-year ordering period for rechargeable 750 AMP per hour silver-oxide zinc battery cells, spare parts kits, and engineering support services related to the silver-oxide zinc cells. This contract is one of two under a multiple award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity with the aggregate ceiling of $12,500,000. The silver-oxide zinc cells are for a deep submergence application on various undersea vehicles. Work will be performed in Plainfield, Connecticut, and is expected to be completed by February 2023. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test, and evaluation funding in the cumulative amount of $512,730 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The solicitation was competed on a best value basis under full and open competition via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-18-D-JM08).

EaglePicher Technologies LLC, Joplin, Missouri, is being awarded a $12,500,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity multiple award contract with a five-year ordering period for rechargeable 750 AMP per hour silver-oxide zinc battery cells, spare parts kits, and engineering support services related to the silver-oxide zinc cells. This contract is one of two under a multiple award indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity with the aggregate ceiling of $12,500,000.The silver-oxide zinc cells are for a deep submergence application on various undersea vehicles. Work will be performed in East Greenwich, Rhode Island, and is expected to be completed by February 2023. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test, and evaluation funding in the cumulative amount of $841,850 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The solicitation was competed on a best value basis under full and open competition via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two offers received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-18-D-JM25).