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Contractor: Orbital Sciences Corporation, Launch Systems Group
Orbital Sciences Corp., Launch Systems Group, Chandler, Ariz., is being awarded a $29,862,025 firm-fixed-price contract for Full Rate Production 7 of eight GQM-163A Coyote Supersonic Sea Skimming Target base vehicles, including the associated hardware, kits and production support, for the U.S. Navy (5), and the governments of Australia (2) and Japan (1). Work will be performed in Chandler, Ariz. (59 percent); Camden, Ark. (28 percent); Vergennes, Vt. (4 percent); Hollister, Calif. (3 percent); and other various locations in the United States (6 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2016. This is contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy ($19,470,590; 65 percent) and the governments of Australia ($7,057,199; 24 percent) and Japan ($3,334,236; 11 percent) under the foreign military sales (FMS) program. Fiscal 2013 weapons procurement, Navy and FMS contract funds in the amount of $29,862,025 are being obligated on this award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured pursuant to FAR 6.302-1. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-13-C-0145).
Total Contract Value: $29,862,025