Pentagon Awards Three Contracts Worth $251 Million

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  • 08:22 AM, August 28, 2013
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Raytheon Co. was awarded a $54 million firm-fixed price, option eligible; non-multi-year contract modification to contract to exercise an option to conduct Excalibur 155mm Increment Ib production and procure a total of 765 projectiles. 

This contract was a competitive acquisition with three bids received.

Bell Helicopter Textron was also awarded a $61 million firm-fixed-price, no option, non-multi-year contract modification to contract for procurement of 12 new metal scout (OH-58D) helicopter cabins, 12 supplemental parts kits and associated over and above effort demands.

FLIR Systems Inc. is being awarded a $136 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for BRITE Star Block II Systems, BRITE Star I upgrades, cables, depot repair actions, data, BRITE Star II class I engineering change proposal, provision item order and engineering services.

BRITE Star Block II Systems will be used by Naval Air Systems Command’s UH-1 program and the Vertical Takeoff Unmanned Aerial Vehicle program.

These systems provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, detection, identification and targeting capability in day/night operations for both manned and unmanned platforms.

Work is expected to be completed by August 2018. 

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