Pratt & Whitney Military Engines will be awarded a $33.1 million option under a Navy contract for engineering change proposals for the F-35 aircraft’s propulsion system, the U.S. Department of Defense announced in its Tuesday publication of labor contracts.
Most of the purchases, $27 million worth, benefits the Marine Corps, with the rest of the funding helping the Air Force, $4 million; Navy, $1.6 million; and international partners of the military, $400,000. The labor will be conducted in Hartford, Conn., and should be finished in December 2018.
Additionally, BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair is being given a $52.1 million modification to a Navy contract to improve the USS Rushmore (LSD-47). The planning and performance of maintenance and modifications to the ship is intended to improve its military and technical abilities. Nearly $22 million in fiscal 2015 and fiscal 2016 funding will be assigned with the award, most of which will expire by the end of the year. The labor under the undefinitized contract action modification will be conducted in San Diego, and should be finished by March 2017.
Raytheon has been given a 21 month, $12.7 million Defense Logistics Agency contract for thermal imaging systems that will benefit the Army. The firm-fixed-price contract was a sole-source acquisition. The work will be conducted in Texas, and should be finished on Sept. 27, 2017.
Textron Systems has been awarded a $19.4 million modification to an Army contract for a tactical datalink retrofit for the Shadow Tactical unmanned aircraft system. The Shadow UAS is used by the U.S. Army and Marine Corps for reconnaissance, surveillance, targeting, and other tasks. The company also received a $97.1 million modification for the full-rate production of a tactical datalink retrofit for the Shadow Jan. 22. The work for the latest contract will be conducted in Hunt Valley, Md., and should be finished on Jan. 31, 2019.
CB&I Federal Services is being given a $95 million Navy contract for environmental remediation services at various locations throughout the Naval Facilities Engineering Command’s Atlantic area of responsibility. The labor could also be conducted outside of the command’s Atlantic AOR, should the government deem it necessary. Four companies submitted bids for the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-award-fee contract. The contract should be finished in February 2021.
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