BAE Systems, AT&T, Sprint-Nextel, Verizon Ink DoD Contracts

According to the Department of Defense, “BAE Systems was awarded an $11, 014, 052 firm-fixed-price contract.  This contract is for the acquisition of 390 L-Rod aluminum bar armor kits, associated bracketry required for kit installation, and field service representative support outside the contiguous United States, for the RG-31 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle on the base obligation for this undefinitized modification.  Work is to be performed in Austin, Texas, with an estimated completion date of Nov. 26, 2010.  One bid was solicited with one bid received.  TACOM Contracting Center, Detroit Arsenal, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-09-C-0311)

AT&T (NYSE: T), Sprint-Nextel (NYSE: S) and Verizon (NYSE: VZ) (NASDAQ: VZ) are each being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract extension to provide nationwide wireless cellular phone service to the Navy.  For AT&T, the estimated amount of the extension is $10, 000, 000.  For Sprint-Nextel, the estimated amount of the extension is $10, 000, 000.  For Verizon Wireless, the estimated amount of the extension is $10, 000, 000.  Work is to be performed in various locations in and outside the United States, and is expected to be complete December 2010.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year.  This requirement was not awarded through full and open competition.  The Fleet and Industrial Supply Center, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity. “

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