Jul 04, 2007 15:56 UTC
Goodrich Corp. in Charlotte, NC received a $6.9 million firm-fixed-price contract for integrated vehicle health management system kits and associated hardware to support health monitoring for Iraq and Afghanistan deployed UH-60A/L Black Hawk helicopters. “Health monitoring” means proactive diagnostic equipment, aka. prognostics, that can tell maintenance personnel the status of key components, and eliminate guesswork about required maintenance and replacement. HUMS, Health & Usage Monitoring Systems, is also a common industry term.
Work will be performed in Vergennes, VT and is expected to be complete by Feb. 28, 2008. This was a sole source contract initiated on April 17, 2007 by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal, AL (W58RGZ-07-C-0142).
Jul 04, 2007 12:55 UTC
Harper Construction Company Inc. in San Diego, CA received an $11.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for construction of the primary infrastructure to support the new utility requirements, repair and overlay of roads, and construction of new water distribution mains, sewer mains, gas distribution mains, and electrical/communication ductbanks at Fort Sill, OK. Work is expected to be completed by March 31, 2009. Bids were solicited via the World Wide Web on Dec. 20, 2006, and 3 bids were received by the U.S. Army Engineer District in Tulsa, OK (W912BV-07-C-2005).
Under US BRAC(Base Realignment & Closure) 2005 recommendations, Fort Sill is receiving the US Army’s Air Defense Artillery (ADA) Center & School, which will be merged with Sill’s existing Field Artillery Center & School to establish a Net Fires Center. The 95th DIV (IT) will also relocate to Fort Sill from the Major General Harry Twaddle United States Armed Forces Reserve Center, Oklahoma City, OK.
Jul 04, 2007 02:11 UTC
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