The U.S. Department of Defense gave out various work contracts on Tuesday, highlighted by a $43 million award to Kollsman Incorporated for the purpose of upgrading Night Targeting Systems.
The NTSU system, which benefits the U.S. Marine Corps, is an “airborne, electro-optic, forward-looking infra-red, turreted sensor package that provides long-range surveillance, high-altitude target acquisition, tracking, range-finding, and laser designation.”
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When the award is given out, $13.5 million in fiscal 2014 National Guard and Reserve equipment appropriation funding will be indebted. The funding will not expire at the end of the fiscal year.
The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, firm-fixed-price Navy contract was negotiated on a sole source basis.
All labor will be performed in Merrimack, N.H. The work is expected to be finished by April 2020.
General Dynamics, National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) and General Dynamics Land Systems were awarded two contracts with a combined value over $75.5 million.
General Dynamics Land Systems is receiving a $51.41 million modification to a previous awarded foreign military sales Army contract in exchange for its logistical support and training for Iraqi M1A1 tanks.
Funding and the location of all labor will be determined with each order.
The labor is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2015.
NAASCO landed a $24.16 million components contract for the sustainment execution of littoral combat ships (LCS), which supports LCS units homeported in or visiting San Diego.
The contract could have a cumulative value of $96.33 million if two included options are exercised.
The cost-plus-award-fee, cost-plus-incentive-fee, with firm-fixed-priced and cost-only components Navy contract is for both of LCS variants. As part of the sustainment execution contract, NAASCO will deliver “planned maintenance, facility maintenance, execution planning, accomplishment of Chief of Naval Operations availabilities, emergent and continuous maintenance, fly-away support and engineering support.”
More than $6.13 million in fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance contract funds will be indebted when the award is given out. Those funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
Two offers were received for the contract, which was competitively obtained through the Federal Business Opportunities website.
All labor will be conducted in San Diego, and is expected to be finished by April 2016.
The DoD bestowed Lockheed Martin with a $14.05 million cost plus, firm-fixed-price Air Force contract modification for F-22 sustainment.
Lockheed Martin will provide trainer hardware modifications, training system development, and distributed mission operations federation and integration.
Obligated at the time of the award will be: $10.05 million in 2015 fiscal operations and maintenance funds for the development of a training system; $2.11 million in fiscal 2015 aircraft procurement funds for trainer hardware modifications; and $1.88 million in 2015 fiscal operations and maintenance funds for distributed mission operations federation and integration.
Work on the project will be performed in a bevy of locations, which include: Langley Air Force Base, Va; Elmendorf Air Force Base, Ala.; Tyndall Air Force Base, Fla.; Hickham Air Force Base, Hawaii; Sheppard Air Force Base, Texas; and St. Louis. The labor should be finished by Dec. 31, 2017.
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