United Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney Military Engines, East Hartford, Conn., is being awarded a $133,979,288 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to a previously awarded advance acquisition contract (N00019-12-C-0090).  This modification provides for non-recurring and recurring sustainment, site activation and depot activation efforts in support of the Joint Strike Fighter F135 Propulsion System Low Rate Initial Production Lot VI.  Efforts to be provided include procurement of initial support equipment; packing handling storage and transportation material; fleet management; item management; joint technical data; sustaining engineering; production support; site activation preparation for initial operations; and depot engineering, repair development, inspection limits development for engine depot stand-up and support.  Work will be performed in East Hartford, Conn. (63 percent); Indianapolis, Ind. (25 percent), and Bristol, United Kingdom (12 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2015.  Fiscal 2012 Aircraft Procurement, Air Force, Fiscal 2012 Aircraft Procurement Navy, and International Partner funding in the amount of $133,979,288 are being obligated at the time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Air Force ($59,056,849; 44.1 percent); U. S. Marine Corps ($31,442,198; 23.5 percent); the U.S. Navy ($28,884,205; 21.6 percent); and the governments of the United Kingdom ($2,889,881; 2.1 percent); Italy ($2,743,250; 2 percent); Turkey ($2,094,260; 1.6 percent); Australia ($2,094,260; 1.6 percent); the Netherlands ($1,779,956; 1.3 percent); Canada ($1,361,104; 1 percent); Norway ($1,005,376; .8 percent); and Denmark ($627,949; .4 percent).  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.

BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, San Francisco, Calif., is being awarded a $10,772,461 firm-fixed-price contract for a 56-calendar day regular overhaul and dry docking availability of Military Sealift Command dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7).  Work will include inspection of the propeller shaft and stern tube, cleaning and painting of the hull, inspection and polish of the bow thruster propeller, installation of the cloropac unit and overhaul of the seal valves.  Brashear’s primary mission is to operate as part of a carrier strike group, providing fuel, ammunition, and dry and refrigerated stores to support the U.S. Navy ships at sea.  The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $12,334,532.  Work will be performed in San Francisco, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 25, 2013.  Fiscal 2013 Navy Working Capital contract funds in the amount of $10,772,461 will be obligated at the time of award, and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received.  Military Sealift Command Norfolk, Norfolk, Va., a field activity of Military Sealift Command, is the contracting activity (N32205-13-C-3015).

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TRI-COR Industries Inc., Lanham, Md., has been awarded a $73,903,803 firm-fixed-price indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for applications, infrastructure and systems support, Increment 2 (AISS II) services in support of the Mobility Air Force Command and control and in-transit visibility/business systems.  Work will be performed at Scott Air Force Base, Ill., and is expected to be completed by July 31, 2017.  This award is the result of a competitive small business set-aside acquisition with no limit to the number of offers solicited and six offerors were received.  A combination of Transportation Working Capital Fund Operating funds and Operations and Maintenance funds will be used for this contract.  The maximum dollar value of the life of the contract (Aug. 1, 2013 through July 31, 2017) is $99,000,000.  Fiscal 2013 funds will be used for two months of phase-in for which $71,178 will be obligated at time of award.  This is not a multiyear contract.  Headquarters Air Mobility Command/ A7KQ, Scott Air Force Base, Ill., is the contracting activity (FA4452-13-D-0002).

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