As announced by the U.S. Department of Defence, Bulova Technologies Ordnance Systems, L.L.C., Mayo, Fla., is being awarded a $9,835,448 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for MK 80 distress signals and MK 79 distress signal kits.
The MK 80 is an illuminated signal used by downed aircrews or personnel in life rafts as a distress signal. The MK 79 consists of 7 MK 80 signals in a lightweight kit that can be carried in pockets of flight suits or rafts.
Work will be performed in Mayo, Fla., and is expected to be completed by May 2017. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract was competitively procured with four offers received via Federal Business Opportunities. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane, Ind., is the contracting activity.
Naval Today Staff , May 17, 2012; Image:Bulova Technologies Ordnance Systems