Lockheed Martin Awarded Grant
Lockheed Martin Maritime Systems and Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $44,910,868 cost-plus award/fixed-fee contract for combat systems engineering. The grant will support the government of Australia under the Foreign Military Sales Program - Case AT-P-LCQ – after it selected the Navy/Lockheed Martin Aegis Combat System for its Australian Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) Program. These requirements include the necessary combat systems engineering, computer program development, ship integration and test logistics technical services, NSCC/CSEDS equipment, and staging support to design and build an Aegis Weapon System (AWS) baseline to support the AWD Program. The AWD AWS baseline will be derived from a technology refreshed variant of the Navy AWS baseline 7 Phase I. This contract will support efforts through Aegis Combat System critical design review (CDR). Work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J., (97 percent) and Australia (3 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. This contract was procured under the authority of 10 U.S.C. (c)(4), International Agreement. As such, this procurement was not synopsized in Federal Business Opportunities. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-09-C-5104).