Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., El Segundo, California, is being awarded a $35,752,362 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to conduct risk reduction activities in support of the MQ-25 Unmanned Carrier Aviation Air System, including refining concepts and developing trade space for requirements generation in advance of the engineering and manufacturing development phase. Work will be performed in Rancho Bernardo, California (50 percent); Space Park, California (30 percent); and Palmdale, California (20 percent), and is expected to be completed in October 2017.Fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funds (Navy) in the amount of $35,752,362 are being obligated at time of award, all of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-1.The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland is the contracting activity (N00019-17-C-0017).
Lockheed Martin, Mission Systems and Training, Baltimore, Maryland, is being awarded a $10,533,970 cost-plus-award-fee order against the previously awarded basic ordering agreement (N00024-15-G-2303) to provide emergent availability advanced planning and execution for the littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee (LCS-5). Work will be performed in Mayport, Florida, and is expected to be completed by June 2017. Fiscal 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $10,533,970 will be obligated at order award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion, and Repair, USN, Bath, Maine, is the contracting activity.