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Principle Contractor: Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control
Date Reported: 3/28/2008
Contract Details: Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Fla., is being awarded a $49,989,104 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for production of 16 each AN/AAQ-30 Thermal Sight Systems (TSS). The AN/AAQ-30 TSS provides detection, identification, and targeting capability in day/night operations for the USMC AH-1Z Super Cobra helicopter. AN/AAQ-30 TSS is fully integrated into the AH-1Z Fire Control System providing range and optical line-of-sight data for all weapons including the 20mm gun, Hellfire missile, 2.75 inch rockets and sidewinder missile. TSS has an Automatic Video Tracker and includes a Laser Rangefinder/designator which provides classified coded designation of targets for laser-guided munitions of the tri-service arsenal. Major subcontractors include L3 Communications/Wescam of Ontario Canada, manufacturer of the turret assembly and Kollsman, Inc. of Merrimack, N.H. manufacturer of the Common Laser Designator Range Finder used in the AN/AAQ-30 TSS. Work will be performed in Orlando, Fla., (86 percent); Ocala, Fla., (9 percent); and Santa Barbara, Calif., (5 percent), and work is expected to be completed by Oct. 2010. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Via the Federal Business Opportunities and Navy Electronic Commerce Online websites, one offer was received. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity (N00164-08-C-JQ24).
Total Contract Value: $49,989,104
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