Major Contract Awards

Air Force Awards $6.9 Billion Aircraft Modernization Contract. Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a ceiling of $6,900,000,000 for F-22 modernization. The locations of performance are El Segundo, Calif.; Scottsdale, Ariz.; San Diego, Calif.; Nashua, N.H.; and Wayne, N.J. Work is expected to be completed by February 20, 2023. This award is a result of a sole source acquisition. The contracting activity is AFLCMC/WWUK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Navy Awards $2.3 Billion R&D Contract. The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL), Laurel, Md., is being awarded a five-year, sole source, cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, task order contract for research, development, engineering, and test and evaluation for programs throughout the Department of Defense (DoD). The maximum ceiling amount is $2,296,583,964 for up to 11,964,743 staff hours of research and development in the core competency areas approved for JHU/APL by DoD which include: strategic systems test and evaluation; submarine security and survivability; space science and engineering; combat systems and guided missiles; theater air defense and power projection; and information technology (C4ISR/IO); simulation, modeling, and operations analysis. This contract includes an option for an additional five years, which requires separate review and approval by assistant secretary of the Navy (research development and acquisition) and Assistant Decretary of Defense (Research and Evaluation), which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative maximum ceiling value of the contract to $4,904,853,263 for up to 23,929,486 staff hours. Work will be performed in Laurel, Md., and is expected to be completed by September 2017. Funds are obligated on individual task orders for efforts that fall within the core competency areas. No funds are guaranteed by the award of this contract; this contracting action merely establishes a potential ceiling value. Funds from program offices throughout the DoD may be obligated on individual task orders for efforts that fall within the core competency areas. The contract was a sole source pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c) (3), as implemented in FAR 6.302-3. Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity on behalf of the DoD.

Air Force Awards $284 Million SBIRS Program Contract. Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co., Sunnyvale, Calif., is being awarded a $284,439,355 fixed-price incentive firm-target contract for advanced procurement for the Space-Based Infrared Systems GEO 5-6 program. The location of performance is Sunnyvale, Calif. Work is expected to be completed by June 19, 2016. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2011 and 2012. The contracting activity is SMC/IS, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif.

Defense Logistics Agency Exercises $225 Million Option for Supply Chain Management and Support. Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Sensors, Johnstown, Pa., was issued a modification exercising the third option period on a contract. The award is a fixed-price with economic price adjustment, industrial product-support vendor contract with a maximum $225,000,000 for broad supply-chain management and logistical support of spare parts and industrial hardware relating to maintenance, overhaul, and repair missions. Locations of performance are Georgia, Oklahoma, and Utah with an April 19, 2016 performance completion date. Using military service is Air Force. There were 54 proposals solicited with two responses. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 Defense Working Capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.

Air Force Awards $160 Million Contract for Hardware and Support. Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Rolling Meadows, Ill., is being awarded a $159,955,980 firm-fixed-price contract modification to procure hardware and support for the Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures System. The location of performance is Rolling Meadows, Ill. Work is expected to be completed by April 30, 2015. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2011, 2012, and 2013, Foreign Military Sales and Overseas Contingency Operations. The contracting activity is AFLCMC/WLYK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Contract involves Foreign Military Sales.