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BAE Systems, Land and Armaments LP, US Combat Systems defense contract to the Navy given on 8/20/2009

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Defense contract under the Navy awarded to BAE Systems, Land and Armaments LP, US Combat Systems on 8/20/2009.


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Principle Contractor: BAE Systems, Land and Armaments LP, US Combat Systems
Date Reported: 8/20/2009
Department: Navy

Contract Details: BAE Systems, Land & Armaments L.P., U.S. Combat Systems, Minneapolis, Minn., is being awarded a $41,091,369 firm-fixed-price contract for the FY08 canister production requirements for MK-13 MOD 0 and MK-25 MOD 0 canisters to support integration of STANDARD Missile (SM-2) and EVOLVED SEASPARROW (ESSM) missiles into the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS). The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG 47 and DDG 51 class surface combatants of the Navy as well as surface combatants of allied navies. The canisters provide rocket motor exhaust gas containment and a launch rail during missile firing. They also serve as missile shipping and storage containers. This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy, (21.0 percent), and the Governments of Korea, (38.4 percent), Germany, (16.6 percent), Australia, (8.7 percent), Turkey, (7.8 percent), Japan, (5.8 percent), and Spain, (1.7 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales and Memorandum of Understanding Programs. Work will be performed in Aberdeen, S.D., (77 percent); Odessa, Mo., (10 percent); Minneapolis, Minn., (8 percent); and Lewisburg, Tenn., (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by May 2011. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-09-C-5307).

Total Contract Value: $41,091,369

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