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 across all capabilities, reduces life cycle costs and provides increased protection against worldwide threats. Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by January 2021. Foreign military sales funding from the government of Australia in the amount of $2,159,560 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Patriot Contract Services LLC, Concord, California, is awarded a $77,030,190 modification for the fixed-price portion of a previously awarded contract (N0003314C3210). This modification is for a 12-month bridge contract for the operation and maintenance of eight government-owned Watson-class large medium-speed roll-on/roll-off ships. The ships will continue to support Military Sealift Command’s worldwide prepositioning requirements. Work will be performed at sea worldwide beginning April 1, 2019, and is expected to be completed by March 31, 2020. Working capital funds (Navy and Transportation) funds in the amount of $77,030,190 are obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract extension was not competitively procured. The contract was prepared in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1 and 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity.

L-3 Chesapeake Sciences Corp., Millersville, Maryland, is being awarded a $43,094,331 fixed-price-incentive, firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost-type modification to previously-awarded contract N00024-16-C-6251 to exercise options for the production of TB-29C towed arrays. Work will be performed in Liverpool, New York (48 percent); Millersville, Maryland (32 percent); and Ashaway, Rhode Island (20 percent), and is expected to be completed by January 2022. Fiscal 2018 and 2019 other procurement (Navy); and fiscal 2016 and 2017 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $43,094,331 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Rolls-Royce Marine North America Inc., Walpole, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $32,462,990 firm-fixed-price delivery order (N0002419F4123) under previously-awarded contract N00024-19-G-4108 for two spare MT30 and one MT5S Marine Gas Turbine Engines (MGTEs). The material procured under this basic ordering agreement will build a rotatable pool of spare MT30 and MT5S MGTEs and related material. These MGTEs are installed in LCS 1-variant littoral combat ships (hulls 5 through 25 only) and DDG 1000-class destroyers. Work will be performed in Bristol, United Kingdom (93 percent); and Indianapolis, Indiana (7 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2021. Fiscal 2018 other procurement (Navy); and fiscal 2019 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $32,462,990 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured, in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) (only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements). The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Bell Boeing Joint Program Office, Amarillo, Texas, is being awarded an $18,663,905 modification (P00003) to a firm-fixed-price delivery order (N0001919F0305) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-0002). This modification exercises an option to procure 60 MV-22 Proprotor Hub spring and drive link kits for the Marine Corps; and 10 CV-22 Proprotor Hub spring and drive link kits and six CV-22 Hub Spring Mod spare kits for the Air Force. Additionally, this modification provides for the procurement of 12 interim spare drive links, three interim spare hub springs and nine proprotor hub spring and drive link kits in support of the government of Japan. Work will be performed in Amarillo, Texas, and is expected to be completed in March 2021. Fiscal 2019 aircraft procurement (Navy and Air Force); and Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $18,663,905 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This modification combines purchases for the Marine Corps ($13,355,718; 72 percent), the Air Force ($2,891,600; 15 percent); and the government of Japan ($2,416,587; 13 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.