DTN News: U.S. DoD Awarded Contract To Lockheed Martin For Target Sight System (TSS) Related To Pakistan Army Aviation Corps AH-1Z Cobra Attack Helicopters
(NSI News Source Info) TORONTO, Canada - January 18, 2016: Lockheed Martin Corp., Missiles and Fire Control, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $14,221,556 cost-plus-fixed-fee undefinitized contract action for the procurement of non-recurring engineering requirements on the Target Sight System (TSS), including software development and testing, system modification, testing, and installation requirements necessary to configure the TSS to the requirements of the government of Pakistan.
The TSS provides target identification and tracking, passive targeting for integrated weapons, including Hellfire missiles, and a laser-designation capability supporting friendly laser-guided weapons. The TSS is integrated into the AH-1Z Cobra attack helicopters.
Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (94 percent); and Ocala, Florida (6 percent). The work is expected to be complete by December 2017. Fiscal 2016 foreign military sales funding in the amount of $3,555,389 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract is being negotiated on a sole-source basis in accordance with statutory authority 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(4) as implemented by Federal Acquisition Regulation 6.302-4. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Indiana, is the contracting activity (N00164-16-C-JQ11).
*Source: K. V. Seth - DTN News + U.S. DoD issued No. CR-010-16 January 15, 2016
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