A large number of U.S. Army contracts were announced Monday by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD), including two deals with a combined value of more than $930 million given to Sikorsky Aircraft.
Worth $833.3 million, the more lucrative of the two contracts given to Sikorsky is for fixed engineering sustaining, program management and systems engineering sustaining, and other forms of logistics support. The labor will be performed in Stratford, Conn., and should be finished on Dec. 31, 2016.
Sikorsky also received a $106.5 million contract modification for work benefitting the H-60 weapons system. The labor includes engineering, technical, logistics services and supplies, and parts support. The work will be performed in Corpus Christi, Texas, and should be finished on Nov. 30, 2016.
Also receiving work was Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, which was given a $41.4 million modification to a foreign military sales contract for reduced-range practice rockets and related work benefiting Italy and Singapore. The labor will be performed in Grand Prairie, Texas and Camden, Ark., and should be finished on March 31, 2016.
Raytheon has been awarded a $9.9 million contract modification for the air and missile defense capability Phase 2. At the time of the award, $5 million in fiscal 2016, research, development, testing, and evaluation funds were assigned. The labor will be conducted in Huntsville, Ala., and should be finished on March 31, 2016.
Alabama-based small business Computer Sciences Corporation was awarded a $9.2 million modification to a foreign military sales contract to support the operations of the Non-Standard Rotary Wing Aircraft Project Office. The contract benefits Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and the Federated States of Micronesia. The labor will be conducted in Huntsville, Ala., and should be finished on Nov. 24, 2016.
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