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Northrop Grumman Space and Mission Systems Corp. in Van Nuys, CA, Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in Boulder, CO, and General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems in Dayton, OH received a combined $600 million indefinite delivery/ quantity contract to support the National Air and Space Intelligence Center’s (NASIC) Advanced Technical Exploitation Program (ATEP). The 3 companies will compete for work under this contract.
Sippican/GSM Submarine Antenna Joint Venture in Marion, MA received a $6.9 million cost-plus-incentive-fee/cost-plus-fixed fee contract (N00039-09-C-0038) for design and development of an Increment 2 capability for the multi-function mast (OE-538) antenna system for U.S. Navy submarines. The OE-538 [PDF] is mast-mounted, communication and navigation antenna intended for new construction or as a replacement upgrade for antennas on existing submarines.
This contract includes options for low-rate initial production and full-rate production quantities of OE-538 Increment 2 hardware, as well as options for engineering/depot repair services and provisioning item orders, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to an estimated $57.6 million.
Sippican/GSM, which is a joint venture between Lockheed Martin Sippican and Granite State Manufacturing, will perform the work in Marion, MA (97%) and Manchester, NH (3%), and expects to complete it by December 2011. If all options are exercised, work could continue until September 2017. This contract was competitively procured with 1 offer received via the FedBizOpps website and the SPAWAR e-Commerce Central website by the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) in San Diego, CA (N00039-09-C-0038). SPAWAR awarded the contract on behalf of its organizational partner, the Navy’s Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence Systems (PEO C4ISR).
Sauer in Jacksonville, FL won a $7 million firm-fixed-price task order under a previously awarded multiple award construction contract (N62467-05-D-0181) for the expansion and renovation of facilities at Stennis Space Center, MS. Sauer will renovate and expand building 3205 and a new stand-alone buoy blast and paint facility for the National Data Buoy Center, a tenant organization of the Space Center.
The Stennis Space Center is the largest rocket engine test complex in the United States. The center provides propulsion test services for NASA and for the Department of Defense, as well as the private sector.
The task order also contains 1 unexercised option, which if exercised would increase the cumulative task order value to $9 million. The company will perform the work, which it expects to complete by January 2011, at the Stennis Space Center. For the task order, 4 proposals were received by the Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Southeast in Jacksonville, FL.