4-Aug-2014 Source: US DoD
General Electric Co., Lynn, Massachusetts, is being awarded a $68,550,240 modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-13-C-0132) for the procurement of 16 GE38-1B engines, closure kits, tooling, and associated systems engineering and program management in support of the CH-53K helicopter program. Work will be performed in Lynn, Massachusetts, and is expected to be completed in January 2017. Fiscal 2013 and 2014 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $22,499,879 will be obligated at time of award, $19,424,878 of which will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, is the contracting activity.