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23 Jun 04. O’Gara-Hess & Eisenhardt Armoring Co., Fairfield, Ohio, was awarded on June 22, 2004, a $55,950,173 modification to a firm-fixed-price contract for 2,983 M1114 Up-Armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs) for the Army, 89 M1145 Up-Armored HMMWVs and 37 M1116 Up-Armored HMMWVs for the Air Force, five M1116 Up-Armored HMMWVs for the Navy, and five M1114 Up-Armored HMMWVs for the Defense Intelligence Agency, and 700 Overlay Kits to be applied to the production of the M1114 Up-Armored HMMWVs for the Army. Work will be performed in Fairfield, Ohio, and is expected to be completed by Dec. 31, 2004. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This was a sole source contract initiated on April 10, 2000. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (DAAE07-00-C-S019).

01 Jul 04. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Penn., is being awarded a $9,946,819 increment of a $22,198,563 modification to a previously awarded other transaction for prototypes agreement to combine the sensing technologies from the Perception for Off-road Robotics program with the vehicle technologies from the Unmanned Ground Combat Vehicle program. Work will be performed in Pittsburgh, Penn. (82 percent); Santa Clara, Calif. (7 percent); County Meath, Ireland (10 percent); and Aliquippa, Penn. (1 percent), and will be completed in November 2007. A portion of the funds ($1,378,000) will expire at the end of this fiscal year. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is the contracting activity (MDA972-01-9-0005).

30 Jun 04. The PS 10 model built by Santana Motor has won the tnder issued by Spain’s MoD to supply 650+ 1000kg vehicles based on the land Rover 110 and manufactured by Santana in Spain. The vehicle will also be offered to the UK Armed Forces.

24 Jun 04. Caterpillar Inc., Peoria, Ill., was awarded on June 18, 2004, a delivery order amount of $5,109,708 as part of a $10,369,074 firm-fixed-price contract for ten Industrial Forklifts and manuals. Work will be performed in Japan, and is expected to be completed by December 2006. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were an unknown number of bids solicited via the World Wide Web on April 27, 2004, and four bids were received. The U.S. Army Tank-Automotive and Armaments Command, Warren, Mich., is the contracting activity (W56HZV-04-D-B770).

28 Jun 04. United Defense Industries, Inc. has been awarded a $6.2m contract modification from the U.S. Army’s TARDEC for fabrication of an Integrated Survivability Advanced Technology Demonstrator. This technical effort is a continuation of a previous Composite Armored Vehicle – Advanced Technology Demonstrator application to Integrated Hybrid Structures contract and is part of TARDEC’s ongoing effort to mature advanced vehicle structural approaches and integrate survivability technologies that can be applied to future and current vehicle systems. The award calls for structure concept development and analysis, concept selection, and fabrication and testing of structural test sections to demonstrate producibility and validate performance. The final stage in this technology development effort includes fabricating a full-scale vehicle hull that will be used to integrate and validate the latest advancements in survivability technologies from advanced armors to survivability suites. The work will be performed in Santa Clara through December 2005.

24 Jun 04. Grove U.S. L.L.C., Shady Grove, Pa., was awarded on June 17, 2004, a delivery order amount of $1,445,124 as part of a $15,097,594 firm-fixed-price contract for six Hydraulic Truck Cranes. Work will be performed in Shady Grove, Pa., and is expected to be completed by June 18, 2006. Contract funds will not
expire at the end of the current fiscal year. There were an unknown number of bids solicited via the World Wide Web on April 27, 2004, and th

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