According to the Department of Defense, “Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) was awarded an $8, 255, 265 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the procurement of the Block LA-2 M982 Excalibur Unitary 155mm precision engagement projectile for Canada. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz.; McAlester, Okla.; Farmington, N.M.; Niceville, Fla.; Healdsburg, Calif.; Anniston, Ala.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Anaheim, Calif.; Williamsport, Penn.; Joplin, Mo.; Lowell, Mass.; Baltimore, Md.; Kariskoga, Sweden; and the United Kingdom, with an estimated completion date of March 31, 2013. One bid was solicited with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Picatinny Arsenal, N.J., is the contracting activity (W15QKN-07-C-0100).
“General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is being awarded a $14, 253, 258 firm-fixed-price delivery order, modification to previously awarded contract (M67854-05-D-6014) for the Production Lot 4 procurement of 24 prime movers and 12 M327 rifled towed mortars; together with their corresponding basic issue item kits, additional authorization list hardware, and initial mortar spares. These items are individual components of the Expeditionary Fire Support System (EFSS). The EFSS provides all-weather, ground-based, close supporting, accurate, immediately responsive, and lethal indirect fires. The EFSS is defined as a launcher, mobility platform (prime mover), ammunition (not included in this order), ammunition supply vehicle, and technical fire direction equipment necessary for orienting the weapon on to an azimuth of fire and accurately computing firing data. Work will be performed in St. Aubin, France (74 percent); Forest, Va. (14 percent); and Robbins, N.C. (12 percent). Work is expected to be completed by June 30, 2013. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Va., is the contracting activity.”