New Navy Contracts

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a $151,577,441 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-5431) to procure 186 Evolved SEASPARROW Missiles (ESSM), 77 shipping containers, and spares for the NATO SEASPARROW Consortium and the United Arab Emirates.  Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz., (45 percent); Camden, Ark., (2 percent); Andover, Mass,. (10 percent), Australia, (11 percent), Canada, (7 percent), Denmark, (1 percent), Greece, (1 percent), Germany, (8 percent), The Netherlands, (6 percent); Norway, (5 percent); Spain, (3 percent); and Turkey, (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2012.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Fairbanks Morse Engine, Beloit, Wis., is being awarded a $7,835,262 firm-fixed, indefinite-delivery-indefinite-quantity contract to furnish of up to a quantity of 842 each ship's service diesel generator low load installation and spare parts kits to modify the LSD-41 and LSD-49 Class opposed piston engines, and associated technical data.  The kits will increase exhaust temperature and lube oil temperature, optimize fuel delivery, promote complete combustion and reduce oil carryover into the combustion chambers and the exhaust belts, and improve the sealing capabilities of the cylinder liner and piston rings of the opposed piston engine.  Work will be performed in Beloit, Wis., and is expected to be completed by August 2014.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured.  The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Ship System Engineering Station, Philadelphia, Pa., is the contracting activity (N65540-09-D-0028).

Sealift, Inc., Oyster Bay, N.Y., is being awarded a $7,634,264 firm-fixed-price contract for a one-year time charter of a vessel, which will be U.S.-flagged upon delivery to the government. The ship's primary mission will be to re-supply armed services personnel on Diego Garcia in the Indian Ocean.  This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $31,401,710.  Work will be performed primarily in the Indian Ocean, and is expected to be completed by November 2010.  With options exercised, October 2014.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured with six offers received.  The Military Sealift Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00033-09-C-5502).


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