Two manufacturers in Indiana have been awarded a combined $70 million in U.S. Department of Defense contracts. The deals involve aircraft propulsion support services from Rolls-Royce Corp. in Indianapolis and power pack technology production at South Bend-based AM General LLC. March 25, 2015
Rolls Royce Corp., Indianapolis, Indiana, is being awarded a $59,513,856 indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for integrated logistics support services for KC-130J aircraft propulsion systems (installed and spares), including supplies. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana (41 percent); Winnipeg, Canada (21 percent); Oakland, California (16 percent); Sterling, Virginia (14 percent); Al Mubarak, Kuwait (2.1 percent); Iwakuni, Japan (2 percent); Cherry Point, North Carolina (1.3 percent); Miramar, California (1.3 percent); and Fort Worth, Texas (1.3 percent), and is expected to be completed in February 2016. Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy and Navy Reserve) and Foreign Military Sales funds in the amount of $21,216,339 will be obligated at time of award, $16,252,549 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to the FAR 6.302-1. This contract combines purchases for the Navy ($54,981,135; 92.38 percent) and the government of Kuwait ($4,532,721; 7.62 percent). The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity (N00019-15-C-0009).
AM General, South Bend, Indiana, was awarded a $9,458,080 firm-fixed-price multi-year contract with options for 60 power packs, part number 5717314, and 650 power packs, part number 5717268. Work will be performed in South Bend, Indiana, with an estimated completion date of March 24, 2017. Bids were solicited via the Internet with one received. Fiscal 2015 other procurement funds in the amount of the complete appropriation are being obligated at the time of the award. Army Contracting Command, Warren, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-15-D-0024).
Source: The U.S. Department of Defense