Indiana Companies Secure Defense Contracts

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Three Hoosier employers have landed millions of dollars in funds from the U.S. Department of Defense. The contracts involve engine support and medical products from central and northern Indiana companies. The largest is a $406 million helicopter engine support contract for Rolls-Royce Corp. in Indianapolis.

Another deal tops out at nearly $37 million. It involves medical and surgical products from Warsaw-based Zimmer U.S. Inc.

The last is a nearly $19 million medical device contract for another Warsaw company, DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.

September 24, 2013

News Release

Rolls-Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Ind., has been awarded a maximum $406,000,000 fixed-price with an economic-price-adjustment, requirements contract for T-56 engine supply support. This contract was a sole-source acquisition. Location of performance is Indiana with a Sept. 30, 2019, performance completion date. Using military services are U.S. Navy, U.S. Air Force, Poland, Jordan and Phillipine militaries. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 defense working capital funds and foreign military sales. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Va., (SPE4A2-13-D-0003).

Zimmer US Inc., Warsaw, Ind., has been awarded a maximum $36,894,684 modification (P00003) exercising the first option-year period on a one-year base contract (SPM2D0-12-D-0017) with seven one-year option periods for various medical and surgical products. The contract is a fixed-price with an economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Location of performance is Indiana with a Sept. 26, 2014, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 warstopper funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.

DePuy Orthopaedics Inc., Warsaw, Ind., has been awarded a maximum $18,904,786 modification (P00005) exercising the second option-year period of a one year base contract (SPM2D0-11-D-0004) with seven one-year option periods for various medical and surgical products. The contract is a fixed-price with an economic-price-adjustment, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract. Location of performance is Indiana with a Sept. 24, 2014, performance completion date. Using military services are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and federal civilian agencies. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2013 warstopper funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, Philadelphia, Pa.

Source: The U.S. Department of Defense