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Posted on November 14, 2009

WASHINGTON (Nov. 14, 2009) - The U.S. Department of Defense this week announced the following contract awards that pertain to local Navy activities.

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $15,570,058 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract (N00019-03-C-0057) to provide Phase I aircraft data management efforts in support of the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye System Development and Demonstration program. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y. (71.3 percent); Grand Rapids, Mich. (9.3 percent); Woodland Hills, Calif. (6 percent); St. Augustine, Fla. (5.4 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (3 percent); Norfolk, Va. (2.2 percent); and various locations within the United States (2.8 percent). Work is expected to be completed in July 2012. Contract funds in the amount of $11,030,005 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contracting activity is the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md.

NexGen Communications LLC, Dulles, Va., is being awarded a $9,687,500 firm-fixed-price contract for the supply of 1,450 distributed tactical communication systems- radio only (DTCS-RO) communication devices. The DTCS-RO communication devices are communications systems that are hand-held, on-the-move, over-the-horizon, beyond line-of-sight command and control systems suitable for tactical operations. Work will be performed in Dulles, Va., and is expected to be completed by March 2010. Contract funds in the amount of $9,687,500 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The contracting activity is the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Va., (N00178-10-C-3056).

Agusta Westland, Inc., Reston, Va., is being awarded a $17,349,173 modification to definitize a previously awarded undefinitized contract action (N00019-09-C-0011) to a cost-plus fixed-fee contract. This contract provides depot level maintenance for three H-3 helicopters, Mk-2 variant, for the government of Egypt under the Foreign Military Sales Program. Work will be performed in Hagerstown, Md., and is expected to be completed in December 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

McDonnell Douglas Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo., is being awarded a $10,760,468 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-09-D-0010) to exercise an option to provide in service support for F/A-18 aircraft of the governments of Switzerland, Australia, Finland, Canada, Kuwait, Malaysia and Spain. This effort will include, but is not limited to, program management, engineering and logistics support. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Mo., and is expected to be completed in December 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract combines purchases for the governments of Switzerland ($2,690,117; 25 percent); Australia ($1,614,070; 15 percent); Finland ($1,614,070; 15 percent); Canada ($1,614,070; 15 percent), Kuwait ($1,076,047; 10 percent); Malaysia ($1,076,047; 10 percent); and Spain ($1,076,047; 10 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The Naval Air Systems command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

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