March 12, 2018:

Rick Aviation Inc.,* Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $27,538,501 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00421-18-D-0018) for the procurement of Contracted Air Services (CAS).  The CAS program provides contractor owned and operated propeller aircraft to Department of the Navy fleet customers for a wide variety of airborne threat simulation capabilities to train shipboard and aircraft squadron weapon systems operators and aircrew.  This support is provided in a variety of venues, from basic “schoolhouse” air intercept control training to large multinational exercises or small, single unit training exercises, and traffic collision avoidance.  Work will be performed in various locations in and outside the continental U.S., and is expected to be completed in March 2023.  No funds will be obligated at time of award.  Funding will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued.  This contract was competitively procured via a 100 percent Small Business set aside; three offers were received.   The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


March 13, 2018:

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $1,463,152,389 not-to-exceed modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-17-C-0001) for long lead material and parts for low rate initial production (LRIP) of F-35 Lightning II air systems in support of the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy, non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participants; and foreign military sales (FMS) customers.  This modification provides for 145 Lot 13 aircraft for the Services, non-U.S. DoD participants and FMS customers; and 69 Lot 14 aircraft for the non-U.S. DoD participants and FMS customers.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (30 percent); El Segundo, California (25 percent); Warton, United Kingdom (20 percent); Orlando, Florida (10 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (5 percent); Nagoya, Japan (5 percent); and Baltimore, Maryland (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2018.  Fiscal 2017 advanced procurement (Navy and Air Force); fiscal 2017 aircraft procurement (Marine Corps), non-U.S. DoD participant; and FMS funds in the amount of $1,463,152,389 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This modification combines purchase for the Air Force ($346,801,667; 24 percent); the Marine Corps ($165,939,840; 11 percent); the Navy ($47,734,591; 3 percent); and the non-U.S. DoD participants ($636,890,291; 44 percent); and FMS customers ($265,786,000; 18 percent).  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


March 14, 2018:

URS Federal Services Inc. (an AECOM Co.), Germantown, Maryland, is being awarded a $33,735,531 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide responsive and real-time intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance support to U.S. Central Command, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, and Commander Task Force 57 in forward deployed locations to support ongoing overseas contingency operations.  Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Maryland; and is expected to be completed in March 2021.  Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $7,250,000 will be obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-1038).

Orbital Sciences Corp., Chandler, Arizona, is being awarded a $67,579,333 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee, cost contract to procure 24 full-rate production Lot 11 GQM-163A Coyote Supersonic Sea Skimming Target base vehicles and spares for the Navy; and the government of Qatar, as well as D6AC long lead steel for the government of Japan.  Work will be performed at Chandler, Arizona (50 percent); Camden, Arkansas (37 percent); Vergennes, Vermont (6 percent); Lancaster, Pennsylvania (5 percent); and Hollister, California (2 percent); and is expected to be completed in June 2021.  Fiscal 2016, 2017 and 2018 weapons procurement (Navy); and foreign military sales funds in the amount of $67,579,333 are being obligated at time of award, $222,035 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($67,461,135; 99.83 percent); the governments of Qatar ($97,597; 0.14 percent); and Japan ($20,601; 0.03 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales program.  This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-C-1047).


March 15, 2018:

Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a not-to-exceed $481,954,000 for firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed fee delivery order 0584 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-14-G-0020).  This order provides for the procurement of initial air vehicle spares in support of the F-35 Lightning II for the Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy; non-U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) participants, and foreign military sales (FMS) customers.  Work will be performed in Fort Worth, Texas (24.4 percent); El Segundo, California (9.1 percent); Owego, New York (8.6 percent); Samlesbury, United Kingdom (7.2 percent); Cheltenham, United Kingdom (6.2 percent); Nashua, New Hampshire (5.8 percent); Torrance, California (5.5 percent); Orlando, Florida (4.9 percent); Cedar Rapids, Iowa (3.7 percent); San Diego, California (3.6 percent); Phoenix, Arizona (3.1 percent); Melbourne, Florida (3.1 percent); Irvine, California (2.5 percent); North Amityville, New York (2.4 percent); Windsor Locks, Connecticut (2.2 percent); Baltimore, Maryland (2.2 percent); Papendrect, Netherlands (1.9 percent); Rolling Meadows, Illinois (1.8 percent); and Alpharetta, Georgia (1.8 percent).  Work is expected to be completed in June 2022.  Fiscal 2018 aircraft procurement (Air Force, Marine Corps, and Navy); non-U.S. DoD participant; and FMS funds in the amount of $481,954,000 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This order combines purchases for the Air Force ($163,472,564; 33.92 percent); Marine Corps ($64,737,655; 13.43 percent); Navy ($45,543,621; 9.45 percent); non-U.S. DoD participants ($142,554,368; 29.58 percent); and FMS customers ($65,645,792; 13.62 percent).  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.

United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Connecticut, is being awarded $21,631,613 for firm-fixed-price-incentive-fee, cost-plus-fixed-fee task order N00019-18-F-2412 against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-17-G-0005).  This task order provides for non-recurring engineering for early identification, development, and qualification of corrections to potential and actual operational issues, including safety and reliability and maintainability problems identified through fleet usage, Accelerated Mission Testing, and Lead-the-Fleet programs.  This task order will also provide support for continued engine maturation, evaluation of component life limits based on operational experience, operational readiness improvements, and efforts to reduce maintenance and of life cycle support costs for the Air Force, Navy, non-U.S. Department of Defense (non- U.S.DoD) participants, and foreign military sales (FMS) customers in support of the F-35 Lightning II, F135 Propulsion System Component Improvement program.  Work will be performed in East Hartford, Connecticut (65 percent); and Indianapolis, Indiana (35 percent), and is expected to be completed in March 2020.  Fiscal 2017 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force and Navy); non-U.S. DoD participant; and FMS funds in the amount of $21,631,613 are being obligated at time of award, $12,872,653 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This order combines purchases for the Navy ($9,872,653; 45.6 percent); Air Force ($3,000,000; 13.9 percent); non-U.S. DoD participants ($4,927,687; 22.8 percent); and FMS ($3,831,273; 17.7 percent), under the Foreign Military Sales program.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.


March 16, 2018:

Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Fort Worth, Texas, is being awarded a $9,852,575 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of up to three Bell 407 variant commercial airframes, associated Bell 407 unique components, and preservation and storage in the support of the MQ-8 Fire Scout.  Work will be performed in Ozark, Alabama, and is expected to be completed in December 2020.  No funds will be obligated at time of award.  Funds will be obligated on individual delivery orders as they are issued.  This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR.302-1.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-18-D-0119).