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Contractor: L-3 KEO
L-3 KEO, Northampton, Mass., is being awarded a $27,473,565 firm-fixed-price and cost-plus-fixed fee contract for production of 16 Universal Modular Masts (UMM) and 142,000 hours of engineering services. The UMM is a non-hull penetrating mast that is installed on Virginia-class submarines that serves as a lifting mechanism for five different sensors including the Photonics Mast Program, High Data Rate Mast, Multi-Functional Mast, Multi-Functional Modular Mast and Integrated Electronic Signal Monitoring Mast. Each sensor is mounted on a UMM. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $54,936,636. No funds will be obligated at the time of award. Work will be performed in Bologna, Italy (74 percent) and Northampton, Mass. (26 percent), and is expected to be completed by August 2015. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10. U.S.C. 2304(c)(1). The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-13-C-6265).
Total Contract Value: $27,473,565