USA: Kollmorgen Signs USD 23.5 Million MK 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System Contract

Kollmorgen Corp, Northampton, Mass., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $23,501,954 undefinitized contract action under previously awarded firm-fixed price, cost-plus-fixed fee, cost-only contract (N00024-11-C-5447) for the fiscal 2011 MK 20 MOD 0 Electro-Optical Sensor System units, including associated equipment, services and emergent provision item orders for spares requirements and level-of-effort engineering services. 

The MK 20 Electro-Optical Sensor System serves as a check sight and targeting sensor for anti-surface and anti-air warfare, and naval gun fire support missions, as well as ship self defense and situational awareness functions.  This contract combines purchases for the U.S. Navy, and the government of Australia (6 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales Program.  Work will be performed in Northampton, Mass. (95 percent), and Brattleboro, Vt. (5 percent), and is expected to be completed by November 2013.  This contract was not competitively procured.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.


Source: defense, July 21, 2011;