L-3, Raytheon, BAE Win Navy Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) is being awarded a $14, 000, 000 ceiling-priced undefinitized contract action (UCA) to provide aircraft maintenance and logistics services in support of the Navy’s T-34 and T-44 aircraft. Services to be provided include aircraft maintenance and logistics support, including labor, equipment, tools, and material. Work will be performed at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field, Fla. (50 percent) and NAS Corpus Christi, Texas (50 percent), and is expected to be completed in November 2010. Contract funds in the amount of $6, 860, 000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-2. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-10-C-0051).

BAE Systems is being awarded a $9, 021, 023 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-4137) for procurement and delivery of long-lead and standard-lead time material in support of the Virginia-class submarine propulsor system requirements. Work will be performed in Louisville, Ky., and is expected to be completed by April 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded an $8, 335, 142 cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract for Precision Electronic Warfare (PREW) research and development. This effort will develop distributed beam-forming, clock synchronization, and node localization techniques in support of PREW. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $15, 156, 516. Work will be performed in Arlington, Va., and is expected to be completed by November 2011. If all options are exercised, work could continue until November 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $1, 000, 000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with nine offers received. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, Pacific, San Diego, is the contracting activity (N66001-10-C-2005).”

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