A busy month, May 29th defense contracts more than 55 million dollars entering the industry.
Aerovironment, Monrovia, Calif., was awarded a $15,813,405 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure Raven Digital Data Link Gimball Systems and initial spares packages with Vampire simulator. Work will be performed in Simi Valley, Calif., with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2013. One bid was solicited, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-11-C-0055).
Raytheon Co., Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., was awarded an $8,168,950 firm-fixed-price contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to procure Griffin stand-off precision guided munitions and engineering services support. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz., with an estimated completion date of Dec. 31, 2012. One bid was solicited, with one bid received. The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W31P4Q-10-C-0239).
Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., Aerospace Systems, Bethpage, N.Y., is being awarded a $32,774,936 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00019-08-C-0023) in support of the broad area maritime surveillance unmanned aircraft system system development and demonstration. This modification provides for a maintenance concept change that will allow for the development of a logistics management system and implement the transition from contractor logistics support to organic military maintenance. No funding will be obligated at time of award. Work will be performed in Bethpage, N.Y., (74.54 percent), Rancho Bernardo, Calif. (20.82 percent), Melbourne, Fla. (4.59 percent), and Palmdale, Calif. (0.05 percent). Work is expected to be completed in September 2015. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md. is the contracting activity.