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Contractor: L-3 Communications EO / ERs, Incorporated
Department: Air Force
L-3 Communications EO/ERs, Inc. of Santa Rosa, Calif., is being awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract for a maximum of $34,000,000. The contractor shall furnish the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Directed Energy Directorate with the necessary qualified personnel, materials facilities, supplies, and travel to provide and deliver airborne ISR imaging turrets of 20” diameter and 15” diameter, in accordance with the list of technical requirements below. The turrets will be compatible with Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) and Airborne Reconnaissance Low (PM AR-L) airborne turret systems installations, and meet the following Technical Requirements: (CLIN 0001) Qty 6 twenty-inch (20”); (CLIN 0002) Qty 10 Fifteen-inch (15”) class airborne ISR turret system; (CLIN 0006). The contractor will propose maintenance for 3 of the 20” turrets, and for 5 of the 15” turrets. The contractor shall propose complete spare parts kits for these units as well, with turnaround repair times of 10 days between turret arrival at, and shipping from, the contractor’s facilities. Or, alternately, a specific best timetable as established by currently available maintenance scheduling methods as practiced in their business; (CLIN 0003). The contractor will propose upgrades to the turrets requiring approximately 10,000 engineering and manufacturing hours, for the engineering and adding of the following technology areas; High Definition Television sensors, improved MWIR sensors, fiber optic or other high bandwidth slip-ring capabilities, larger or more versatile apertures for any classes of turrets the produce, SWIR and laser technology additions to sensor suites, and upgraded pointing, tracking, operator interfaces, turret stabilization, image processing and communications. At this time $3,135,000 has been obligated. Det 8 Air Force Research laboratory/PKDB, Directed Energy Contracts Division, Directorate of Contracting, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., is the contracting activity (FA9451-08-D-0242).
Total Contract Value: $34,000,000