16-Jul-2013 Source: US DoD
Bell Helicopter Textron Inc., Hurst, Texas, is being awarded a $17,907,086 firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for systems engineering and program management services in support of the H-1 upgrade program. This contract includes the manufacturing, testing and delivery of one H-1 main rotor gearbox test stand and one H-1 tail rotor/intermediate gearbox test stand, including the equipment, logistics support, maintenance efforts, follow-on support, technical and operational manuals, calibration, installation support, and associated data to facilitate depot level maintenance of these H-1 aircraft rotor assemblies. Work will be performed in Hurst, Texas, and is expected to be completed in March 2017. Fiscal 2011 Aircraft Procurement Navy contract funds in the amount of $17,907,086 are being obligated on this award, all 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 Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Lakehurst, N.J., is the contracting activity (N68335-13-C-0302).