Tuesday Defense Victors Include ManTech, General Dynamics, A-T Solutions, Lockheed Martin

According to the Department of Defense, “ManTech (NASDAQ: MANT) was awarded a $68, 809, 736 firm-fixed-price contract.  This contract will facilitate the establishment of the expeditionary cellular communications service on selected, secured locations in southern Afghanistan.  The cellular communications service will facilitate reliable cell phone access, through equipment interface, with Afghan cellular companies.  The services will significantly increase U.S. Forces –Afghanistan’s ability to conduct counter-insurgency operations.  Work is to be performed in Afghanistan, with an estimated completion date of  Sept. 29,   2012.  Five bids were solicited with two bids received.  Kabul Regional Contracting Command, Phoenix, Kabul, Afghanistan, is the contracting activity (W9IB4M-IO-C-7146).

“General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) was awarded a $40, 971, 276 firm-fixed-price contract for classroom technology supplies and services for the Classroom XXI Enterprise Classroom program.  Work is to be performed in Fort Benning, Ga. (16 percent); Fort Bliss, Texas (1 percent); Fort Campbell, Ky. (1 percent); Fort Drum, N.Y. (2 percent); Fort Gordon, Ga. (23 percent); Fort Hood, Texas (2 percent); Fort Huachuca, Ariz. (8 percent); Fort Jackson, S.C. (2 percent); Fort Leavenworth, Kan. (16 percent); Fort Lee, Va. (5 percent); Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. (15 percent); Fort Lewis, Wash. (2 percent); Fort McNair, D.C. (4 percent); Fort Rucker, Ala. (2 percent); Fort Sill, Okla. (6 percent); Fort Bragg, N.C. (2 percent); and Ft Stewart, Ga. (2 percent), with an estimated completion date of Sept. 29, 2012.  Sixteen bids were solicited with three bids received.  Mission and Installation Contract Command Center, Fort Eustis, Ft. Eustis, Va., is the contracting activity (W91QUZ-06-D-0012).

“A-T Solutions was awarded a $39, 079, 582 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract.  This contract is for the professional labor services, training materials, and transportation/travel to support the Joint Asymmetric Threat Awareness Counter Improvised Explosive Device training program.  The period of performance is through Sept. 30, 2011.  This exercises Option Year I of the contract.  Work is to be performed in Fort Irwin, Calif. (50 percent), location inside the contiguous United States (10 percent); locations outside the contiguous United States (10 percent); Afghanistan (15 percent); and Iraq (15 percent), with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2011.  Bids were solicited on the World Wide Web with four bids received.  U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), CCRD-AP-BA, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md., is the contracting activity (W91CRB-09-C-0043).

“Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) was awarded a $22, 145, 000 firm-fixed-price contract.  This procurement is for selected obsolescence replacement components to constitute a modernized day sensor assembly, as well as a new part, a laser pointer marker.  Work is to be performed in Orlando, Fla., with an estimated completion date of Sept. 30, 2014.  One bid was solicited with one bid received.  Army Contracting Command, AMCOM Contracting Center, CCAM-AP-B, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-06-C-0169).

The Missile Defense Agency is awarding a contract modification valued not to exceed $18, 000, 000 to the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) under contract HQ0147-07-C-0196.  Under this contract modification, LMSSC initiates fabrication of redesigned mid-body heat shields for incorporation into THAAD interceptors.  LMSSC will manufacture 49 redesigned mid-body heat shields and install these on mid-body substrate assemblies.  The work will be managed by LMSSC Sunnyvale, Calif., with final assembly performed at Lockheed Martin’s interceptor production facility, Pike County Operations, Troy, Ala.  The period of performance is projected through February 2012.

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