Navy Contracts – February 25, 2015
Ball Aerospace and Technologies Corp. Tactical Solutions, Boulder, Colorado, is being awarded a $22,954,037 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in support of Navy-owned Phased Array Antenna hardware developed under the High Throughput Networking Infrastructure (HTNI) and the Affordable Common Radar Architecture (ACRA) projects. The scope will encompass procuring spares of existing hardware, performing redesign activities associated with modifications to existing hardware, performing repairs of existing hardware and performing integration of new or existing hardware into a prototype system. Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren is the custodian of the current prototype antenna hardware developed under the HTNI and the ACRA projects and has been tasked with leading the research, development, test, and evaluation effort associated with these projects. Work will be performed in Westminster, Colorado, and is expected to complete in February 2020. Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $58,424 will be obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with FAR 6.302-1(a) (2)(i)(A) and DFARS 206.302-1. The references provided an exception that full and open competition need not be provided for when the source has demonstrated a unique and innovative concept. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division, Dahlgren, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N00178-15-D-3003).
The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is being awarded $6,668,824 for firm-fixed-price delivery order 0237 against a previously issued Basic Ordering Agreement (N00019-11-G-0001) for Software Test and Integration Center 25X System Configuration Set upgrades in support of the F/A-18 program for the Government of Finland under the foreign military sales program. Work will be performed in St. Louis, Missouri (75 percent) and Halli, Finland (25 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2018. Foreign military sales funds in the amount of $6,668,824 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.