Major Contract Awards

Navy Awards $1.43 Billion in Habitability Support Services Contracts. Delphinus Engineering Inc., Eddystone, Pa., Q.E.D. Systems Inc., Virginia Beach, Va., George G. Sharp Inc., Virginia Beach, Va., and TECNICO Corp., Chesapeake, Va., are each being awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts, with an estimated ceiling of $436,579,318 for Delphinus Engineering, an estimated ceiling of $462,189,589 for Q.E.D. Systems, an estimated ceiling of $467,339,572 for George G. Sharp, and an estimated ceiling of $504,439,878 for TECNICO Corp., for services to support habitability systems on all types of military vessels and small crafts, both aboard the vessel and at land-based facilities located at government activities. Work is expected to be completed at East Coast Navy facilities (Norfolk, Va.; Little Creek, Va.; Newport News, Va.; Mayport, Fla.; and Groton, Conn.) (50 percent), and West Coast Navy facilities (San Diego, Calif.; and Bremerton, Wash.) (50 percent), and is expected to complete by May 2018. Fiscal 2013 Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy and Fiscal 2013 Operations & Maintenance, Navy funding in the amount of $400,000 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured through the Navy Electronic Commerce Online and the Federal Business Opportunities websites, with four offers received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Ship System Engineering Station, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity.

Air Force Awards $556 Million Aircraft Modernization Contract. Northrup Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems Sector, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a maximum ceiling $555,600,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for Global Hawk modernization. The tasks on each delivery or task order will fall into, but are not limited to, the following categories: management, including program, business and technical areas; engineering efforts, including configuration management, data management, reliability, availability & maintainability, and related areas of concern such as technical refresh, diminishing manufacturing sources, etc.; studies and analyses; design, development, integration, test and evaluation; retrofit requirements; and integrated logistics support. Work will be performed in San Diego, and is expected to be completed by May 14, 2015. This award is the result of a sole source acquisition. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2012 and 2013 and obligations will be on subsequent individual task/delivery orders. The contracting activity is Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/WIGK, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.

Army Awards $500 Million Dredging Contract. C.F. Bean LLC, Belle Chase, La., Cavache Inc., Pompano Beach, Fla., Matthews Marine Inc., Pass Christian, Miss., and Inland Dredging Company LLC, Dyersburg, Tenn., were awarded a firm-fixed-price, multiple-award-task-order contract with a maximum value of $500,000,000 for maintenance dredging services within the boundaries of the Army Corps of Engineer’s South-Atlantic Division. Specific performance location and type of appropriation will be determined with each order. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with 10 bids received. The Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville, Fla., is the contracting activity.

Defense Logistics Agency Exercises $427 Million Option for Maintenance, Repair and Operations Supplies. Graybar Electric Company Inc., St. Louis, Mo., has been awarded a maximum $426,880,788 modification exercising the eighth option year of a firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. This contract is for maintenance, repair and operations supplies. Location of performance is Missouri with a May 18, 2014, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 Defense Working Capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.

Defense Logistics Agency Awards $383 Million Contract for Fire and Emergency Vehicles. Polaris Defense, Medina, Minn., has been awarded a maximum $382,500,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment contract. This contract is for fire and emergency vehicles. Location of performance is Minnesota with a May 17, 2018, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 through fiscal 2018 Defense Working Capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.

Defense Logistics Agency Exercises $381 Million Option for Maintenance, Repair and Operations Supplies. Science Application International Corp., Fairfield, N.J., has been awarded a maximum $380,962,639 modification exercising the eighth option year of a firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. This contract is for maintenance, repair and operations supplies. Location of performance is New Jersey with a May 18, 2014, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 Defense Working Capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.

Navy Issues $296 Million Modification to Nuclear Propulsion Components Contract. Bechtel Plant Machinery Inc., Monroeville, Pa., is being awarded a $296,442,784 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to a previously-awarded contract for Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components. Work will be performed in Monroeville, Pa. (71.59 percent) and Schenectady, N.Y. (28.41 percent). Fiscal 2013 Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. No completion date or additional information is provided on Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contracts. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Army Awards $157 Million Countermeasure Development Contract. DynPort Vaccine Company LLC, Frederick, Md., was awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract with a maximum value of $157,324,041 for the development of a prophylactic and medical countermeasure to prevent the effects of organophosphorus nerve agents. Work will be performed in Frederick and Mount Airy, Md.; Columbus, Ohio; Flemington, N.J.; Richmond, Va.; St. Paul, Minn.; and Canada. Fiscal 2013 research, development, testing and evaluation funds in the amount of $14,970,000 are being obligated on this award. The bid was solicited through the Internet, with one bid received. The Army Contracting Command, Natick, Mass., is the contracting activity.