According to the Department of Defense, “SAIC (NYSE: SAI) was awarded a $5, 549, 168 firm-fixed-price contract for non-personal services in support of the ‘Advanced Electronic Magnetic Pulse Test & Technical Assistance In Accordance with Statement of Work.’ Work is to be performed in Fort Belvoir, Va., with an estimated completion date of Oct. 31, 2013. One bid was solicited with one bid received. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, R&D Enterprise Contracts, BE-BCRB, Fort Belvoir, Va., is the contracting activity (DTRA01-03-D-0005).
Boeing (NYSE: BA) was awarded a $7, 000, 000 contract which will support the 40mm gun requirement for the AC-130 Plus Four program. At this time, $1, 173, 207 has been obligated. 782 CBSG/GBKAA, Robins Air Force Base, Ga., is the contracting activity (FA8520-10-D-0010).
Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a $41, 987, 101 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for technology maturation efforts in support of the next-generation jammer, which will replace the ALQ-99 Tactical jamming system. Technology maturation efforts include research in support of future development of airborne electronic attack capability from a tactical-size airborne stand-off/mod-escort platform. Specifically, the contractor will mature and provide a concept demonstrator (CD) design and mature critical technology elements required to support CD design. Work will be performed in Goleta, Calif. (25 percent); El Segundo, Calif. (25 percent); Dallas, Texas (25 percent); Fort Wayne, Ind. (10 percent); Indianapolis, Ind. (7 percent); Torrance, Calif. (5 percent); Fairfax, Va. (2 percent); and Anacortes, Wash. (1 percent). Work is expected to be completed in April 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via Broad Agency Announcement, with four proposals received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-10-C-0073).
Also, Raytheon is being awarded a $9, 598, 456 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-09-C-0007) for the procurement of 20 Tomahawk Block IV mid-body range safety system kits and flight test kits. These components will be installed in each Tomahawk Block IV flight test missile to provide telemetry and safety-related communications between the missile and either ground or airborne safety controllers. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz. (45 percent); Bristol, Pa. (15 percent); San Diego, Calif. (14 percent); Westminster, Colo. (12 percent); Berryville, Ark. (5 percent); Lancaster, Pa. (2 percent); Huntsville, Ala. (1 percent); Joplin, Mo. (1 percent); Tulsa, Okla. (1 percent); Ontario, Calif. (1 percent); and miscellaneous locations throughout the U.S. (3 percent). Work is expected to be completed in May 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. “