Raytheon Co. in El Segundo, CA received a $156.3 million cost-plus-fix-fee modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract N00019-06-C-0310. It covers 50 Full Rate Production Lot 5 AN/AQ-228 ATFLIR pods for F/A-18C/D Hornet and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft. Work will be performed in McKinney, TX (76%) and El Segundo, CA (24%) and is expected to be complete in November 2009. The Naval Air Systems Command at Patuxent River, MD issued the contract.
The Pendleton Group Inc. in Seneca, SC received a $9.9 million labor-hour and cost-reimbursable contract for continuous process improvement (CPI) lean and transformation support services at Robins Air Force Base, GA. Robins AFB has been a leader in process transformation, and recently took home no less than 3 Shingo Prizes in recognition of its efforts. At this time, $645,200 have been obligated and work will be complete December 2010. The Headquarters Warner Robins Air Logistics Center at Robins Air Force Base, GA issued the contract (FA8501-07-D-0008).
Pendleton’s services will include providing expert advice and assistance service for WR-ALC; designing and managing activities to successfully address culture change issues resulting from adoption of new work methods and work center structures; and other related activities to assist in the planning, managing, integrating, and administering transformation, CPI/Lean and culture change initiatives.
Standard Aero, Inc. in San Antonio, TX received a $94.4 million modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract (N00019-04-D-0016), exercising an option for T56 Series III engine module repairs. This includes facilities, labor, spare parts, consumable material, and test equipment to return the modules to ready-for-issue condition. This option involves repairs for up to 10 propulsion systems, 240 power sections, 205 reduction gear assemblies, 205 torque meters, 30 quick engine change kits, 5 compressor assemblies and 5 turbine unit change assemblies. Work will be performed at San Antonio, TX (80%); and Winnipeg, Canada, (20%) and is expected to be complete in December 2007. The Naval Air Systems Command in Patuxent River, MD issued the contract.
DynCorp International LLC in Falls Church, VA received a $14 million cost-plus-award and incentive fee with cost-reimbursable contract modification. These monies will provide for Forward Operation Location-Base Operating Support (FOL)-BOS services in support of the United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) aerial counter drug surveillance mission. Work will take place at Reina Beatrix IAP, Aruba; HATO IAP, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles; and Eloy Alfaro IAP Manta, Ecuador. DynCorp International will perform approximately 90% of the total effort. At this time, $10 million have been obligated. This work will be complete June 2007. Air Combat Command Contracting Squadron at Langley Air Force Base, VA issued the contract (F44650-02-C-0002/P00090).
United States surveillance aircraft supporting USSOUTHCOM, Department of Defense, US State Department, and multi-counter drug agencies currently operate from the FOLs to assure continued counter drug surveillance in the Caribbean and Central and South American theaters. See DID’s coverage of some of the aircraft involved. The Air Force Chief of Staff, Air Combat Command (ACC) commander, and Twelfth Air Force (12 AF) commander determined that FOL support functions shall be contracted to the maximum extent possible.