Lockheed Martin Corp, Baltimore, Md., is being awarded a $33,649,198 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-2300) to exercise options for special studies, analyses, review and Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class services.  This effort will assess engineering and production challenges and evaluate the cost and schedule risks from affordability efforts to reduce LCS acquisition and lifecycle costs.  Work will be performed in Hampton, Va. (32 percent); Marinette, Wis. (27 percent); Moorestown, N.J. (22 percent); and Washington, D.C. (19 percent).  Work is expected to be complete by March 2013.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Research and Engineering Development, LLC*, Lexington Park, Md., is being awarded a $16,816,616 cost-plus-fixed-fee, performance-based contract to provide acquisition, engineering, analysis, development and integration services in support of irregular warfare efforts sponsored by the Naval Air Systems Command’s Human Systems Department (AIR-4.6).  The estimated level of effort for this contract is 154,906 man-hours.  Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md., and is expected to be completed in September 2012.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1.  The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00421-12-C-0029).