North Star Scientific Corp., Kapolei, Hawaii, is awarded an $11,955,975 firm-fixed-price order (N68335-20-F-0025) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N68335-19-G-0037). This order continues research and development efforts under Small Business Innovation Research Phase III topic N06-125 entitled “L-Band Solid-State High Power Amplifier for Airborne Platforms.” Additionally, it provides for the production and delivery of 55 Link-16 compatible high power amplifier Multi-Functional Information Distribution Systems – Joint Tactical Radio Systems in support of the E-2D aircraft for the Navy (35), Air Force (3) and the government of Japan (17). Work will be performed in Kapolei, Hawaii (87.5%) and Carlsbad, California (12.5%), and is expected to be completed in December 2021. Fiscal 2019 and 2020 aircraft procurement (Navy; $4,061,721 and $2,894,254 respectively); fiscal 2019 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force; $750,000) and Foreign Military Sales (FMS; $4,250,000) funds in the amount of $11,955,975 will be obligated at time of award, $750,000 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.
General Atomics, Electromagnetics Systems Group, San Diego, California, is awarded a $10,140,766 modification (P00045) to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0037). This modification is to produce installation work instructions and manufacture production hardware kits resulting from changes identified in the changes for post-production implementation CVN79 aircraft carrier list. Additionally, this modification provides installation of production kits and performance of local checkout onboard the aircraft carrier and production “cut-ins” for hardware upgrades for items currently being produced for CVN80 aircraft carrier. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (53%); Tupelo, Mississippi (35%) and Norfolk, Virginia (12%), and is expected to be completed in January 2024. Fiscal 2018 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $10,140,766 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland is the contracting activity.
Alpha Marine Services of Galliano, Louisiana, (N32205-17-C-3505) is awarded a $9,510,510 modification under a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract with reimbursable elements for a vessel performing towing and salvage for the Navy. This is the second, 12-month option and is for one maritime support vessel MV Gary Chouest. This vessel will be utilized to support fleet towing, diving and salvage operations, submarine rescue and training exercises throughout the western Atlantic Ocean. This contract includes a 12-month base period and two 12-month option periods. Work is expected to be completed, if all options are exercised, by Jan. 2, 2021. Working capital funds (Navy) in the amount of $9,510,510 are obligated for fiscal 2020, and do not expire. This contract was competitively procured with more than 50 proposals solicited via the beta.SAM website and two offers received. The Navy Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia is the contracting activity (N32205-17-C-3505).
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Herndon, Virginia, is awarded a $9,305,551 modification (P00006) to a firm-fixed-price delivery order (N00019-18-F-0478) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026). This modification exercises an option to produce and deliver five Multi-Role Tactical Common Data Link (MR-TCDL) A-kits as well as associated A and B-kit spares for the MR-TCDL modification upgrade to the E-6B Mercury aircraft. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (52%,) and Greenville, Texas (48%), and is expected to be completed in March 2022. Fiscal 2018 ($7,129,743) and 2020 ($2,175,808) aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $9,305,551 will be obligated at time of award, $7,129,743 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.