Thursday, April 30, 2020
Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Ariz., has been awarded a not-to-exceed $32,780,869 fixed-price-incentive-fee, undefinitized contract action for StormBreaker Lot 6 Contract Line Identification Number 6001 - All Up Round (AUR); Simmonds Precision Product and multicut. This contract provides for Simmonds Precision Product and multicut material and labor for parts used in a StormBreaker AUR. Work will be performed in Tucson and is expected to be completed by Nov. 21, 2022. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2020 missile procurement funds in the amount of $6,612,745 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8672-20-C-0005). (Awarded April 28, 2020) (Source: DoD, 04/29/20)
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Navy Capt. Nate Schneider, who commanded the school that develops aviation technical training, was removed from his job Tuesday as commander of the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training headquartered at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla. Schneider's relief was carried out by Rear Adm. Kyle Cozad, the head of Naval Education and Training Command. Following an investigation Cozad lost confidence in Schneider's ability to lead, according to Cmdr. James Stockman, a spokesman for Naval Education and Training Command. The investigation into unspecified allegations was completed a couple of weeks ago, he said. Schneider enlisted in the Navy in 1981 and later became an officer through the Enlisted Commissioning Program, his official bio says. He assumed command of the Center for Naval Aviation Technical Training in November 2018. Capt. Bryant Hepstall, the center’s executive officer, has now taken command. (Sources: military.com, taskandpurpose.com, 04/28/20)
Risk Mitigation Consulting Inc., Destin, Fla., is awarded an $8,860,412 modification to task order N62470-20-F-4016 under an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. The task order is for mission assurance (MA) assessments for various locations within the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) area of operations worldwide. Work will be performed in Florida (15%); Virginia (11%); Georgia (10%); California (7%); Maryland (6%); and Louisiana (6%). Work will also be performed outside of the U.S. in the following locations: Bahrain (11%); Souda Bay, Greece (10%), Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (9%); Sasebo and Okinawa, Japan (8%); and Deveselu, Romania (7%). The MA assessments to be performed include assessments of installation infrastructure, industrial control systems and energy/utility management control systems. Work is expected to be complete by January of 2021. The maximum dollar value for this task order as a result of this modification will increase from $5,172,574 to $8,860,412. Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $3,687,838 will be obligated on a modification to the above referenced task order. The base contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website with six proposals received. NAVFAC Atlantic, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity (N62470-19-D-2002). (Source: DoD, 04/28/20)
Sunday, April 26, 2020
The Air Force’s Thunderbirds and the Navy's Blue Angels will kick off a nationwide tour honoring first responders and essential workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic on April 28 in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. The “America Strong” tour will start around noon in New York City, followed by flyovers in Newark, Trenton, and Philadelphia. The teams will then move on to other cities across the countries with demonstrations occurring every one to two days, according to a Pentagon release. (Source: Air Force Magazine, 04/26/20)
Boeing has terminated its $4.2 billion deal with Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer, the company said Saturday. The deal would have given Boeing a bigger stake in the market for smaller jets. Embraer responded Saturday in a press release that it will "pursue all remedies against Boeing for the damages incurred," calling Boeing's decision a wrongful termination. The two had planned to create a joint venture by April 24, but the deadline passed without Embraer satisfying the necessary conditions, according to Boeing, but not detailing the unmet conditions. The Brazilian company said it believes it fully satisfied the deal's conditions. (Sources: multiple, including CNN, 04/25/20, AP via KOMO News, 04/26/20) The deal was in response to the Airbus-Bombardier deal, where Airbus took a majority share in a joint project to build what is now called the A220 passenger jet. A second assembly line for the jet is in Mobile, Ala.,next to the Airbus A320 assembly line. Previous
Saturday, April 25, 2020
Global Connections to Employment Inc., Pensacola, Fla. (HE1254-20-C-1001), is being awarded a fixed-price contract for custodial services and labor support in the amount of $14,376,570. The place of performance will be Fort Campbell, Ky. The period of performance is one 12-month base period and four 12-month option years. Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance funding in the amount of $2,844,568 will be obligated on this award. This contract was awarded as a mandatory source through the AbilityOne program in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation Subpart 8.7 (Acquisition from Nonprofit Agencies Employing People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled). The contracting activity is the Department of Defense Education Activity, Alexandria, Va. (Source: DoD, 04/24/20)
Thursday, April 23, 2020
The University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering announced establishment of its second Innovation Station, UFIS at the REEF. The new engineering extension program in Northwest Florida near Eglin Air Force Base will leverage the infrastructure and resources afforded by the UF Research and Engineering Education Facility (REEF) while providing further expansion of community outreach and workforce development to Egline and surrounding community. Established in 2016, UF Innovation Stations (UFIS) are regionally based locations dedicated to driving economic and workforce development. They are designed to meet the university’s goal of serving its land grant mission by providing measurable impact to Florida’s tech economy through access to UF talent, technology, infrastructure, and students. REEF, which opened its campus in Shalimar, Fla., in October 1995, will continue to provide support for the graduate education needs of the Eglin community in concert with UFIS. REEF will also continue to respond to Air Force research needs and opportunities through collaboration with the Air Force Research Laboratory. (Source: Economic Development Council of Okaloosa County, 04/23/20)
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Baltimore, Md., was awarded a $147,639,775 undefinitized contract action modification to previously-awarded contract N00024-20-C-5310 for the procurement of MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) vertical launcher module electronic components. Work will be performed in Baltimore (44%); Fort Walton Beach, Fla. (39%); Waverly, Iowa (3%); Hampstead, Md. (2%); Dover, Pa. (2%); Chaska, Minn. (1%); St. Peters, Mo. (1%); Wooddale, Ill. (1%); Plainview, N.Y. (1%); Irvine, Calif. (1%); Roebling, N.J. (1%); Forest Hill, Md. (1%); Millersville, Md. (1%); Sterling Heights, Mich. (1%); and Red Lion, Pa. (1%). This modification provides the electronic components for MK 41 VLS, which is installed onboard Navy surface combatants (CG-47 and DDG-51 class ships) and multiple allied Navy platforms. MK 41 VLS stores, selects, prepares and launches standard missiles, Tomahawk, Vertical Launch Anti-Submarine Rocket and Evolved Sea Sparrow missiles. Work is expected to be completed by March 2025. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (65%); and the governments of South Korea, Finland and Germany (35%) under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. Fiscal 2018 and 2019 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); and FMS funding in the amount of $29,527,952 was obligated at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity. (Awarded April 17, 2020) (Source: DoD, 04/23/20)
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
United Technologies Corp., Pratt and Whitney Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is awarded an $111,131,635 modification (P00019) to a previously-awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm, cost-plus-incentive-fee and cost reimbursable contract (N00019-18-C-1021). This modification exercises an option for the production and delivery of four Prat & Whitney (PW) F135-PW-600 propulsion systems for the Marine Corps to be installed in F-35B short take-off and vertical landing aircraft. Work will be performed in East Hartford (51.7%); Indianapolis, Ind. (38.8%); and Bristol, United Kingdom (9.5%), and is expected to be complete by July 2022. Fiscal 2020 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $111,131,635 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, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 04/21/20) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of an F-35 training center and reprogramming labs.
Monday, April 20, 2020
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Thursday, April 16, 2020
Crestview Aerospace LLC, Crestview, Fla., (N00421-20-D-0095) is among a long list of companies awarded a total of $7,143,500,000 for indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contracts in support of the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division. The other companies are Aerovation, Inc., Tucson, Ariz. (N00421-20-D-0103); Ampex Data Systems Corp., Hayward, Calif. (N00421-20-D-0074); BAE Systems Technology Solutions & Services Inc., Rockville, Md. (N00421-20-D-0075/N00421-20-D-0091); The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Mo. (N00421-20-D-0076/ N00421-20-D-0092); Coherent Technical Services Inc., Lexington Park, Md. (N00421-20-D-0077/N00421-20-D-0093/N00421-20-D-0104); Dayton T. Brown Inc., Bohemia, N.Y. (N00421-20-D-0105); EFW Inc., Fort Worth, Texas (N00421-20-D-0079); Erickson Inc., Portland, Oregon (N00421-20-D-0106); General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc., Bloomington, Minn. (N00421-20-D-0080); Honeywell International Inc., Phoenix, Ariz. (N00421-20-D-0081); Intellisense Systems Inc., Torrance, Calif. (N00421-20-D-0082); J.F. Taylor Inc., Lexington Park, Md. (N00421-20-D-0083/N00421-20-D-0107); KIHOMAC Inc., Reston, Va. (N00421-20-D00109); L3 Aviation Products Inc., Alpharetta, Ga. (N00421-20-D-0084); L3 Communications Integrated Systems LP, Waco, Texas (N00421-20-D-0096); L3 Communication Systems - West Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah (N00421-20-D-0085); M7 Aerospace LLC, San Antonio, Texas (N00421-20-D-0097); Means Engineering Inc., Carlsbad, Calif. (N00421-20-D-0086); Physical Optics Corp., Torrance Calif. (N00421-20-D-0087); Raytheon Co., Indianapolis, Ind. (N00421-20-D-0088); Rockwell Collins Inc., Cedar Rapids, Iowa (N00421-20-D-0078/N00421-20-D-0094); Science and Engineering Services LLC, Huntsville, Ala. (N00421-20-D-0099/N00421-20-D-0110); Science Applications International Corp., Reston, Va. (N00421-20-D-0089/N00421-20-D-0098); Sechan Electronics, Lititz, Pa. (N00421-20-D-0090); Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev. (N00421-20-D-0100); Tyonek Worldwide Services Inc., Madison, Ala. (N00421-20-D-0101/N00421-20-D-0111); and Yulista Aviation Inc., Huntsville, Ala. (N00421-20-D-0102/N00421-20-D-0112). These contracts are for three distinct lots, each with established vendor pools supporting different requirements. Work will be performed at the contractor's locations and at government facilities. Lot I provides full rate production of mission system avionics. Lot II provides full rate production of other aircraft components, production and installation of modification kits. Lot III provides full rate production of other aircraft components, production and installation of modification kits. The estimated aggregate ceiling for all contracts is $7,143,500,000, with the companies having an opportunity to compete for individual orders within their lots. Work is expected to be complete by April 2031. No funds are being obligated at the time of award, and will be obligated on individual orders as they are issued. These contracts were competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals and 38 offers from 28 vendors were received. The Naval Warfare Center, Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 04/15/20)
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
NAVAL AIR STATION WHITING FIELD, Fla. - Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) recently named Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field the recipient of the 2019 Navy Security Force (NSF) of the Year Award for the small installation category. Naval Activity Support Naples was the recipient for the large installation category. The award recognizes installations that successfully completed the NSF shore training and certification cycle, demonstrated safety and proficiency in all assessed areas and achieved the highest scores during a Final Evaluation Problem, an installation security exercise that tests the security force response and readiness. CNIC is the naval command tasked with overseeing 71 of the Navy’s shore installations worldwide. NAS Whiting Field was selected as the winner in the small base category (less than 500 personnel) from a field of 32 installations. (Source: NAS Whiting Field Public Affairs Office, 04/14/20)
Airports along the Gulf Coast are receiving grants from U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes $10 billion in funds to be awarded as economic relief to eligible U.S. airports affected by the prevention of, preparation for, and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Commercial airports in the region getting money are Mobile Regional Airport, $15.1 million, and Mobile Downtown Airport, $69,000, both in Alabama. In Northwest Florida, Destin-Fort Walton Beach is getting $12.4 million, Pensacola International Airport is getting $11 million, and Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport is getting $6.3 million. In Louisiana, Louis Armstrong New Orleans International is receiving $42.8 million and Lakefront in New Orleans is getting $157,000. Gulfport Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport in Mississippi is getting $21 million. (Source: GCAC, 04/14/20)
The April issue of the Gulf Coast Aerospace Corridor/Gulf Coast Reporters League Newsletter is now available. The cover story is about the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on the region's aerospace and aviation activities. There is also a story about Gulf Power's drone program to help it inspect power lines, and a story about the most recent economic symposium. (Source: GCAC, 04/14/20)
Monday, April 13, 2020
Frontier Airlines is going to stick with Mobile’s downtown airport after all, though its destination will change, according to the the Mobile Airport Authority. Frontier will offer direct flights to Orlando International Airport starting Saturday, April 18. In January decision by Frontier to end service to Mobile on April 22. Frontier opened in Mobile with direct flights to Denver and Chicago, then suspended flights to Chicago in late 2019. It means that the new mini-terminal that the Airport Authority opened at the Downtown Mobile Airport in the Brookley Aeroplex in 2019, at a cost of about $8 million, will continue to serve at least one client airline. That terminal was built in part to showcase the feasibility of eventually swapping commercial passenger service from Mobile Regional Airport in west Mobile to Brookley. (Source: al.com, 04/13/20)
United States Marine Inc., Gulfport, Miss., was awarded a $108,000,000 maximum indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity delivery order contract (H92405-20-D-0002) with a five-year ordering period in support of U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) for the production of Combatant Craft Assault (CCA). Fiscal 2020 procurement funds in the amount of $12,000,000 are being obligated at the time of award. The work will be performed in Gulfport and is expected to be completed by April 13, 2025. The contract was awarded through a sole-source acquisition in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) and Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1. Only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. USSOCOM Headquarters, Tampa, Fla., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 04/13/20) Note: The CCA can be air transported via C-17A Globemaster III aircraft amd airdropped onto water under parachute from the C-17.
Friday, April 10, 2020
Lockheed Martin Corp., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $14,883,723 modification (P00031) to a previously-awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract N00019-18-C-1048 to procure depot component repair capability for the F-35 hydraulic power generation system and land gear under low rate initial production Lot 11 for the Navy, Air Force and non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants. Work will be performed in Fort Worth (88%); and Wolverhampton, United Kingdom (12%), and is expected to be complete by April 2023. Fiscal 2020 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $7,156,434; fiscal 2020 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $7,156,431; and non-DoD participant funds in the amount of $570,858 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, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 04/10/20) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of an F-35 training center and reprogramming labs.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Fla., has been awarded a $167,470,014, fixed-price-incentive-firm and firm-fixed-price contract for 48 long range anti-ship missiles and tooling and test equipment. Work will be performed in Orlando and is expected to be completed April 6, 2023. This award is the result of a sole source acquisition. Fiscal 2019 Air Force missile procurement funds in the amount of $52,334,380; and fiscal 2019 Navy weapon procurement funds in the amount of $115,135,634 will be obligated at the time of award. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin, Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8682-20-C-0003). (Source: DoD, 04/07/20)
Monday, April 6, 2020
Airbus has temporarily paused production of A320 and A220 jetliners in Mobile, Ala., in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The pause begins this week and is expected to last until April 29. Certain activities will continue on site, including building and installation maintenance, aircraft maintenance, some critical product safety and customer driven operations, receipt and control of materials and components, critical administrative support and preparation of activity restart. Airbus is also making adjustments to activities in Germany at the company's facilities in Stade and Bremen. In Bremen, aircraft production and assembly activities will pause from April 6 to April 27, with key business support services continuing on the site. Airbus in Stade has already paused production and assembly and will remain on that status until April 11, with some additional pause days in the weeks that follow in selected production departments. Key business support services will also remain active on the site. During the past two weeks, Airbus paused production and assembly work in France and Spain for four days to implement the necessary health and safety measures. Production and assembly in France has resumed gradually since March 23. Commercial aircraft wing production operations in the UK and commercial aircraft production activities in Spain and Canada have been temporarily paused reflecting stock levels and latest government restrictions. Source: Airbus, 04/06/20)
Saturday, April 4, 2020
Lockheed Martin Corp., Orlando, Fla., has been awarded an $818,210,722 firm-fixed-price contract for Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM) Lot 17 and 18 production. This contract provides for 360 Lot 17 JASSM-Extended Range (ER) missiles; 40 Lot 17 Foreign Military Sales (FMS) JASSM-ER missiles; and 390 Lot 18 JASSM-ER missiles. Work will be performed in Orlando and is expected to be completed by Oct. 31, 2024. This award is the result of sole-source acquisition, and fiscal 2018 missile procurement funds in the amount of $767,485,823; and Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $50,724,899 will be obligated at the time of award. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity (FA8682-20-C-0001). (Source: DoD, 04/01/20)
Friday, April 3, 2020
MOBILE, Ala. - Airbus has donated 40,000 face masks to Mobile and Baldwin counties to protect health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Twenty-thousand masks each have been donated to the Mobile Fire & Rescue Department in Mobile County, and the Emergency Management Agency in Baldwin County. The masks will be distributed in coordination with the Alabama Department of Public Health. Workers at the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility use this type of mask during some production activities. The donated masks are part of a shipment sourced by the company and received this week. :Airbus is proud to answer the call to help the heroes in our community through the donation of masks to those on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 virus,” said Daryl Taylor, vice president and general manager of the Airbus U.S. Manufacturing Facility. (Source: Airbus, 04/03/20) Airbus assembles A320 and A220 passenger jets at its Mobile plant.
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $4,708,927,970 modification (P00033) to previously-awarded fixed-price-incentive-firm-target, firm-fixed-price contract N00019-17-C-0001. This modification is for the procurement of 78 F-35 combat aircraft (48 F-35A combat aircraft for the Air Force, 14 F-35B combat aircraft for the Marine Corps, 16 F-35C fighter aircraft for the Navy) and associated aircraft red gear. Work will be performed in Fort Worth (63%); El Segundo, Calif. (14%); Warton, United Kingdom (9%); Orlando, Fla. (4%); Nashua, N.H. (3%); Baltimore, Md. (3%); San Diego, Calif. (2%); and various locations within and outside the continental U.S. (2%). Work is expected to be complete by March 2023. Fiscal 2020 aircraft procurement (Air Force) funds in the amount of $2,723,463,387 will be obligated at time of award and fiscal 2020 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,985,464,583 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, Md., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 03/31/20) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of an F-35 training center and reprogramming labs.
Lockheed Martin Corp., Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $202,800,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee, undefinitized contract that provides engineering, maintenance, logistics manpower and material support to continue to develop, sustain and produce software builds as well as carryout developmental flight tests in support of the Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. Work will be performed at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. (40%); Patuxent River, Md. (39%); Fort Worth, Texas (12%); and Orlando, Fla. (9%). This contract action also provides unique sea trials on aircraft carriers for non-Department of Defense (DoD) participants. Work is expected to be complete by September 2020. Fiscal 2020 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $23,962,188; fiscal 2020 research, development, test and evaluation (Air Force) funds in the amount of $23,962,189; fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $11,380,036; fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance (Air Force) funds in the amount of $11,380,036; and non-DoD participant funds in the amount of $14,860,313 will be obligated at time of award, $22,760,072 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-20-C-0037). (Source: DoD, 03/31/20) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of an F-35 training center and reprogramming labs.
Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., Fort Worth, Texas, is awarded a $22,902,038 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract that integrates the government of Belgium into the F-35 Lightning II combat aircraft enterprise. Work will be performed at Fort Worth (60%); Orlando, Fla. (10%); Redondo Beach, Calif. (10%); El Segundo, Calif. (10%); and Lancashire, United Kingdom (10%), and covers initial non-recurring engineering and program support for F-35 production, logistics and sustainment. This is part of the government of Belgium's $5.1 billion agreement with the U.S. government for the procurement of the F-35 air system. Work is expected to be complete by September 2023. Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $22,902,038 will be obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-4. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-20-C-0048). (Source: DoD, 03/31/20) Gulf Coast note: Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is home of an F-35 training center and reprogramming labs.
Reliance Test & Technology, Crestview, Fla., has been awarded a $234,632,069 option modification (P00071) to contract FA2486-16-C-0002 for Eglin operations and maintenance support service to exercise Option Period Two. Work will be performed at Eglin Air Force Base (AFB), Fla.; Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio; and Holloman AFB, N.M., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 30, 2026. Fiscal 2019 Air Force research, development, test and evaluation (RDT&E) funds in the amount of $250,000; fiscal 2020 Air Force RDT&E funds in the amount of $25,410,000; and fiscal 2020 Army operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $867,000 will be obligated. The total cumulative face value of the contract at the time of award is $773,619,142. Air Force Text Center, Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 03/31/20)
The Boeing Co., Oklahoma City, Okla., has been awarded a $39,049,855 Option Years Four and Five modification (P00016) to contract FA8105-16-D-0002 for KC-135 engineering sustainment services (ESS). The contract modification provides for recurring ESS of the KC-135 aircraft for two option years. Work will be performed in Oklahoma City, Okla.; San Antonio, Texas; Huntsville, Ala.; and Fort Walton Beach, Fla., and is expected to be completed by March 31, 2022. Fiscal 2020 operations and maintenance funds in the amount of $13,000,000 are being obligated at the time of award. Total cumulative face value of the contract is $109,951,460. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Tinker Air Force Base, Okla., is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 03/31/20)