Congratulations from the State of Michigan to the businesses highlighted below who were awarded DoD contracts in the month of August 2020! We recognize the effort it takes to compete for defense contracts and the benefits they bring to Michigan companies, the state economy, and our national security.
August 3, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2298575/source/GovDelivery/
Grand River Aseptic Manufacturing Inc.,* Grand Rapids, Michigan, was awarded a $160,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for domestic aseptic fill and finish manufacturing capacity for critical vaccines and therapeutics in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 2, 2021. Fiscal 2020 Health and Human Services funds in the amount of $160,000,000 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911QY-20-C-0086).
August 10, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2307696/
General Dynamics Land Systems, Sterling Heights, Michigan, was awarded a $428,229,970 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for the field level maintenance, field service representative support, contingency maintenance support, new equipment training and total package fielding for the family of Stryker vehicles. Bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of July 31, 2025. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Detroit Arsenal, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W56HZV-20-D-0075).
August 14, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2313931/
Morrish-Walace Construction Inc.,* Cheboygan, Michigan, was awarded a $7,276,650 firm-fixed-price contract to replace the mechanical drive system, excluding the motor, used to operate the four filling and emptying tainter valves on the MacArthur Lock. Bids were solicited via the internet with four received. Work will be performed in Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, with an estimated completion date of April 30, 2022. Fiscal 2020 civil construction funds in the amount of $7,276,650 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit, Michigan, is the contracting activity (W911XK-20-C-0020).
August 25, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2324805/
SeaLandAire Technologies Inc.,* Jackson, Michigan, is awarded a $9,706,013 cost-plus-fixed-fee order (N68335-20-F-0456) against previously issued basic ordering agreement N68335-20-G-1049. This order provides for continued advanced technology research and development efforts for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) products for airborne anti-submarine warfare systems under SBIR topic N010-014 titled, “High Gain Array of Velocity Sensors.” Further development and research efforts will include systems engineering, modeling and analyses, measurement of target and environment data, architecture, fabrication, installation, test, maintenance, aircrew training and procurement activities. Additionally, this order provides engineering services for prototyping and delivery of 36 digital directional frequency analysis and reporting vertical line array sonobuoys in order to transfer this SBIR technology to the UnderSea Advantage Next Generation Multistatic Active Coherent system. Work will be performed in Jackson, Michigan (90%); Columbia City, Indiana (5%); and Key West, Florida (5%), and is expected to be completed in August 2025. Fiscal 2020 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $370,770 will be obligated at time of award, none of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, New Jersey, is the contracting activity.
Construction Helicopters Inc., Howell, Michigan, has been awarded a $168,759,265 modification (P00010) to contract HTC711-17-D-R016 for continued rotary wing airlift support within the U.S. Central Command Area of Responsibility. The option period of performance is from Sept. 1, 2020, to Aug. 31, 2021. Funds were not obligated at award. This modification brings the total cumulative face value of the contract to $653,647,312 from $484,888,047. U.S. Transportation Command, Directorate of Acquisition, Scott Air Force Base, Illinois, is the contracting activity.
Nora Contracting LLC,* Detroit, Michigan, was awarded a $10,576,854 firm-fixed-price contract to construct a columbarium for the Veterans Administration (VA) at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis. Bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work will be performed in Indianapolis, Indiana, with an estimated completion date of Feb. 26, 2022. Fiscal 2019 and 2020 VA construction funds in the amount of $10,576,854 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Louisville, Kentucky, is the contracting activity (W912QR-20-C-0033).
August 27, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2327934/
Avon Protection Systems Inc., Cadillac, Michigan (W911SR-20-D-0001); and Canadian Commercial Corp., Ottawa, Canada (W911SR-20-D-0002), will compete for each order of the $127,200,000 firm-fixed-price contract to qualify and procure M61 canisters for the Joint Service General Purpose Mask. Bids were solicited via the internet with two received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of Aug. 26, 2027. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity.
August 28, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2329454/
AMG Engineering & Machining Inc., Indianapolis, Indiana (SPE4A7-20-D-0363, $17,236,056); and Janel’s Industries Inc., Dowagiac, Michigan (SPE4A7-20-D-0362, $13,155,156), have each been awarded a maximum firm-fixed-price, indefinite-quantity contract under solicitation SPE4A7-20-R-0032 for aircraft structural fittings. This was a competitive acquisition using justification 15 U.S. Code 657f, as stated in Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.206. This is a five-year contract with no option periods. Locations of performance are Michigan, Florida and Indiana, with an Aug. 28, 2025, performance completion date. Using military service is Air Force. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2020 through 2025 defense working capital funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistics Agency Aviation, Richmond, Virginia.
MICHIGAN COMPANY AWARDED $7M CONTRACT TO REPLACE WWII-ERA VALVES AT SOO LOCKS
Michigan company J.F Ryba Marine Construction Co. has been awarded $7,276,650 to replace the tainter valves for the MacArthur Lock at the Soo Locks. Read the MLive article published on August 25, 2020 for more details.
August 31, 2020 https://www.defense.gov/Newsroom/Contracts/Contract/Article/2331179/
Beaver Aerospace & Defense Inc., Livonia, Michigan, has been awarded a $14,658,882 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for sustainment of the Fast Rising B-Plug components. This contract provides for remanufacture, shipping, testing and packaging for the Fast Rising B-Plug components used for the Fast Rising B-Plug program by the Air Force. Work will be performed in Livonia, Michigan, and is expected to be completed Aug. 26, 2025. This award is the result of a sole-source acquisition. Fiscal 2020 working capital funds in the amount of $34,255 are being obligated at the time of award. Air Force Material Command, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (FA8206-20-D-0001).