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Navair Awards $243M Contract for UAV Support

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued August 15, 2013)

AM Pierce and Associates*, Lexington Park, Md. (N00421-13-D-0009); BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services, Rockville, Md. (N00421-13-D-0010); Booz Allen Hamilton Engineering Services LLC, Annapolis, Md. (N00421-13-D-0011); Coherent Technical Services, Inc.*, Lexington Park, Md. (N00421-D-13-0012); Engility Corp., Chantilly, Va. (N00421-13-D-0013), and Sierra Nevada Corp., Sparks, Nev. (N00421-13-D-0013) are each being awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee multiple award contract for the procurement of systems engineering support for the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Department, Aircraft Control Systems Division.

These services will provide engineering support to developmental programs such as the Joint Precision Approach and Landing Systems, the Navy Unmanned Combat Aerial Systems, the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike, Broad Area Maritime Surveillance, War Fighter Networking, Unmanned Aircraft System/Ground Based Sense and Avoid and Automated Aerial Refueling Support.

The aggregate not-to-exceed amount for these contracts is $243,105,875 and the companies will have the opportunity to compete on individual task orders.

Work will be performed in Patuxent River, Md. (80 percent) and St. Inigoes, Md. (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in August 2018.

No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual task orders as they are issued. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals, with six offers received.

The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.