Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Mid-Atlantic in Norfolk, VA has awarded a set of 8(a) design/build multiple award construction contracts for construction, renovation, alteration, design, and repairs of Government facilities in the Hampton Roads Area of Virginia and North Carolina. Work will take place in in the Hampton Roads area of VA (85%) including Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Yorktown, Suffolk, Williamsburg, and in NC (15%), including Jacksonville and Cherry Point. Work is expected to be completed August 2007 (August 2011 with options). This contract was competitively procured with 90 proposals solicited and 12 offers received.
The contracts have a one year base period with up to four years in options, and each winner will compete for task orders under the terms and conditions of the awarded contract. The maximum award for each contractor in the base period is $8 million, with a guaranteed minimum of $5,000. Overall, the not to exceed amount for each contractor during the entire term is $40 million, bringing the total potential for all contracts to $200 million. All firms were small business qualifiers, and the winners included:
Chesapeake Contractors, JV LLC in Williamsburg, VA (N40085-06-D-6005)
York River Electric in Yorktown, VA (N40085-06-D-6006)
Bay Electric Corp. in Newport News, VA (N40085-06-D-6007)
THR Enterprises, Inc. in Norfolk, VA (N40085-06-D-6008)
STIDD Systems in Greenport, NY received a $5.1 million modification to previously awarded contract M67854-05-F-1039 for 60 Diver Propulsion Devices (DPD), DPD battery chargers, shipping containers, and the extended range option. Work will be performed in Greenport, NY, and is expected to be complete by November 2006. The Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico Va., is the contracting activity.
Body armor and vehicle armor maker Plasan Sasa, of Kibbutz Sasa in the western Galilee, Israel announced that it won a contract for the provision of personal body armor vests made of lightweight composite materials to the Israeli Defense Forces. Under the NIS 8 million (about $2 million) contract, the company will supply thousands of vests to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2006 and the first quarter of 2007.
This Globes article also points out that Plasan also won a previous IDF tender worth NIS 10 million in June 2006 for the supply of 2,000 ergonomic personal protection vests.