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Pentagon Buys $430M Worth of Surgical Robots

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued March 2, 2015)

Intuitive Surgical Inc., Sunnyvale, California, has been awarded a maximum $430,000,000 fixed-price with economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for surgical robotic systems, instruments, accessories and upgrades.

This contract was a competitive acquisition and 35 offers were received.

This is a five-year base contract with no option periods. Location of performance is California with a Feb. 23, 2020, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal year 2015 defense working capital funds.

The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (SPE2D1-15-D-0002).