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Contractor: Orbital Sciences Corporation
Orbital Sciences Corp., Chandler, Ariz., is being awarded a $9,222,023 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the procurement of one GQM-163A Supersonic Sea Skimming Target Vehicle, support equipment, spare parts, technical data, and technical assistance for the government of France under the Foreign Military Sales Program. The GQM-163A will support the validation of the French weapon system. Work will be performed in Chandler Ariz., (27 percent); Ile du Levant, France (18 percent); Orlando, Fla., (15 percent); Philadelphia, Pa., (15 percent); Manchester, N.H. (15 percent); Dulles, Va., (5 percent); and Indian Head, Md. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity (N00019-07-C-0031).
Total Contract Value: $9,222,023