L-3 Communications’ Link Simulation and Training division received an initial $51.9 million contract from the Naval Air Systems Command to build six F/A-18C/D Tactical Operational Flight Trainers (TOFTs: 4 for single-seat F/A18C, 2 for two-seat F/A-18D) under the U.S. Navy’s new five-year F/A-18C/D Roadmap Procurement Program (RPP) initiative. As part of this program, the firm is also establishing a software action team tasked with inserting new training device capabilities, in order to keep the training system concurrent with the latest modifications made to the aircraft.
At the dsame time, their F/A-18C Distributed Mission Training (DMT) system, installed at Naval Air Station (NAS) Lemoore, CA, has been conditionally accepted by the U.S. Navy. The next step is to upgrade the currently fielded F/A-18C DMT system at NAS Oceana, VA…
ITT, Inc. division Advanced Engineering and Sciences in Annapolis Junction, MD received a $13.2 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for maintenance of current counter-radio-controlled improvised explosive device electronic warfare systems, and minor modifications to other systems.
Work will be performed in Annapolis Junction, MD and is expected to be complete by November 2007; all funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Indian Head Division in Indian Head, MD (N00174-06-C-0035).
Small business qualifier Spensieri Painting LLC in Syracuse, NY received a $16.4 million firm-fixed-price contract for repairs to the Trident Refit Facility Drydock located at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay. Repairs include the replacement of the roof expansion joint, sealing the roof with an elastomeric coating, refurbishing the gutter systems, replacement of structural steel coatings, replacement of bolts, replacement of steel plates, replacement of catwalks, and replacement of stairs.
Work will be performed in Kings Bay, Ga., and is expected to be completed by August 2007. This contract was competitively procured via the NAVFAC e-solicitation website with four proposals received by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Engineering Field Activity Southeast in Jacksonville, FL (N69272-06-C-0002).