Thursday, September 23, 2021

Contract: Stratus Systems, $9M

Stratus Systems Inc., Belle Chasse, La., is awarded a $9,000,000 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the manufacture of FW98 and BY81 automatic inflation devices used in aircrew personnel life preservers upon egress from ejection seat equipped aircraft. This contract includes a three-year ordering period with no options. All work will be performed in Belle Chasses and is expected to be completed by September 2024. This effort combines purchases under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program, and funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Funds in the amount of $3,284,250 ($1,460,416 for FW98 units and $1,823,834 for BY81 units) will be issued for delivery order N00104-21-F-YN01 that will be awarded concurrently with the contract. Fiscal 2020 procurement (Navy) funds (73%); FMS Spain funds (13%); FMS Kuwait funds (8%); and FMS Switzerland funds (6%) will be used for the FW98 procurement. FMS Korea funds (59%); FMS Turkey funds (12%); fiscal 2019 procurement (Air Force) funds (11%); FMS Taiwan funds (7%); FMS Pakistan funds (5%); FMS Thailand funds (3%); FMS Bahrain funds (1%); FMS Morocco funds (1%); FMS Singapore funds (0.5%); and FMS Serbia funds (0.5%), will be used for the BY81 procurement. Two sources were solicited for this non-competitive requirement under authority, 10 U.S. Code 2304 (c)(1), with one offer received. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pa., is the contracting activity (N00104-21-D-YN01). (Source: DoD, 09/23/21)