Raytheon Missile Systems will be given a $2.3 billion modification to a Missile Defense Agency contract for the building, testing, and delivery of 52 Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) Block IB missiles, the United States Department of Defense announced in its Friday digest of work contracts.
The sole-source fixed-price-incentive, firm-fixed-price, and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract also tasks Raytheon with providing All-Up-Round support and recertification work. The modification combines the previous contract, a $540.9 million deal for 44 SM-3 Block IB missile that went into effect April 30, with the procurement of eight additional missiles, bringing the total to 52 SM-3 Block IB missiles. The labor will be conducted in Tucson, Ariz. and Huntsville, Ala., and should be completed on Sept. 30, 2021. Nearly $175 million in funding will be assigned with the award.
Raytheon will be awarded a $77 million Air Force contract for work needed to operate, maintain, and sustain the Cobra Dane System. According to the DoD, the contract involves all functions that are critical to weapon system readiness. The labor will be conducted at Eareckson Air Station, Ala. Each delivery or task order related to the contract must be finished before Dec. 31, 2017.
Also, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems will be given a $12.1 million Navy contract for four types of part numbers with differing types of repairs for the benefit of the ALE-50 towed decoy system. Nearly $6 million in funds will be assigned with the award, with none of those funds expiring before the end of the 2015 fiscal year. Raytheon is the only company to be solicited for the firm-fixed-priced delivery order.
Boeing has been given a $19 million Air Force contract for engineering sustainment support for the C/KC-135 weapon system. The engineering work involving the C/KC-135 system involves airframes, airframe components, mechanical and electrical systems, subsystems and related components.
More than $6 million in 2016 funds will be assigned before the first delivery order is made. The labor will be conducted in Oklahoma City and should be finished by Dec. 31, 2016.
BAE Systems is being awarded a $82 million Navy contract for materials and technical engineering needed to construct, integrates, assess, and deliver 20 Assault Amphibious Vehicle personnel vehicles, Two Assault Amphibious Vehicles command vehicles, one Assault Amphibious Vehicle recovery vehicle.
The firm-fixed-price contract includes all weapons, test equipment, spares, training, engineering services, logistics, and other forms of support needed to service the Brazil Marine Corps, which is benefiting from the contract. The labor will be conducted in York, Pa., and should be finished by Nov. 30, 2018.
Lockheed Martin was awarded an $85.5 million Army contract benefitting the Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS) Performance Based Logistics (PBL) program.
According to Lockheed Martin, the M-TADS/PNVS is an electro-optical fire control system used by AH-64D/E Apache helicopter pilots “for targeting and pilotage in day, night and/or adverse-weather missions.”
More than $30 million in 2016 funds were assigned with the fixed-price-incentive contract. Lockheed Martin was the only company to submit a bid for the deal. The labor will be conducted in Orlando, Fla., and should be finished on Dec. 31, 2016.
Alabama-based small business Systems Products and Solutions was given a $20.6 million Army contract for training and fielding support for Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles. Including Systems Products and Solutions, six companies submitted bids for cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. Funding and the location of the work will be decided with each order, and the work should be finished on Dec. 17, 2018.
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