The U.S. Navy has awarded a $166 million contract to ERAPSCO Inc. in Columbia City. The deal involves production of thousands of sonobuoys and other underwater devices and will be split between operations in Indiana and Florida. July 17, 2014
ERAPSCO, Columbia City, Indiana, is being awarded a $165,997,792 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of 141,263 AN/SSQ Series sonobuoys, and 5,000 MK-84 Signal Underwater Sound devices. Work will be performed in DeLeon Springs, Florida (51.7 percent), and Columbia City, Indiana (48.3 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2019. Fiscal 2014 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $165,997,792 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via an electronic request for proposals and one offer was received. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00421-14-D-0025).
Source: The U.S. Department of Defense