Wednesday, January 6, 2016

DTN News: U.S. Department of Defense Contracts Dated January 6, 2016

DTN News: U.S. Department of Defense Contracts Dated January 6, 2016
Source: K. V. Seth - DTN News + U.S. DoD issued No. CR-003-16 January 6, 2016
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - January 6, 2016U.S. Department of Defense, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Public Affairs) Contracts issued January 6, 2016 are undermentioned;



Twelve contractors have been awarded contracts for an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, fixed-price contract for international ocean transportation and intermodal distribution services through U.S. Transportation Command’s Universal Service Contract-8. The awards are as follows: American President Lines LTD Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona, an estimated $257,131,913 (HTC711-16-D-W002); Maersk Line LTD, Norfolk, Virginia, an estimated $227,835,577(HTC711-16-D-W014); Matson Navigation Co. Inc., Oakland, California, an estimated $95,294,998 (HTC711-16-D-W015); Hapag-Lloyd USA LLC, Piscataway, New Jersey, an estimated $92,075,357 (HTC711-16-D-W012); American Roll-On Roll-Off Carrier LLC,* Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, an estimated $66,941,381 (HTC711-16-D-W003); Farrell Lines Inc., Norfolk, Virginia, an estimated $64,360,874 (HTC711-16-D-W009); Liberty Global Logistics LLC,* Lake Success, New York, an estimated $55,788,479 (HTC711-16-D-W013); Totem Ocean Trailer Express Inc., Federal Way, Washington, an estimated $30,438,795 (HTC711-16-D-W025); Central Gulf Lines Inc., Mobile, Alabama, an estimated $24,494,841 (HTC711-16-D-W005); TransAtlantic Lines,* Greenwich, Connecticut, an estimated $20,596,119 (HTC711-16-D-W027); Sea Star Line LLC, Jacksonville, Florida, an estimated$20,148,725 (HTC711-16-D-W020); and Young Brothers LTD,* Honolulu, Hawaii, an estimated $18,494,963(HTC711-16-D-W029). Work will be performed worldwide as specified on each individual order and is expected to be completed Feb. 28, 2017. There were 29 proposals received.  Type of appropriation is fiscal 2016 and 2017 transportation working capital funds to be obligated on individual task orders. The contracting activity is the U S Transportation Command Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois.


AM General, South Bend, Indiana, was awarded a $24,965,954 modification (P00012) to foreign military sales (Iraq) contract W56HZV-15-C-0155 for 120 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles.  Work will be performed in Mishawaka, Indiana, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2016.  Fiscal 2016 other procurement funds in the amount of $24,965,954 were obligated at the time of the award.  Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity.


RCT Systems Inc., Power Systems Division,* Linthicum, Maryland, is being awarded a $12,393,192 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development activities associated with power conversion modules and energy storage components associated with advanced shipboard electrical power systems.  RCT Systems Inc. will support the research and developmental testing and manufacturing of bi-directional power conversion modules to support a 4160 VAC 60Hz shipboard electrical architectures to interface with the battery or rotating machine energy storage and power load modules in support of next generation integrated power systems. RCT Systems will also perform studies and analysis, conduct design, develop, and testing of solutions for the energy storage and for the power conversion modules.  Work will be performed in Linthicum, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by January 2021.  Fiscal 2015 research, development, test, and evaluation (Navy) funding in the amount of $50,000 will be obligated at the time of award and funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was competitively procured via broad agency announcement; 99 white papers were received and 13 proposals were requested.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-16-C-4200).

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*Link for This article compiled by K. V. Seth + U.S. DoD issued No. CR-003-16  dated January 6, 2016 
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