Regional firms awarded millions in defense work

Regional firms have been winning millions in defense contracts in recent days.

Beavercreek-based Woolpert Inc. was awarded a $10 million firm-fixed-price contract for architect-engineering services. The Department of Defense said Woolpert’s bid was selected from among 23 possible offerings.

Work will be completed in September 2023, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Norfolk, Va. is the contracting activity, the DoD said.

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In Cincinnati, General Electric Co., has been awarded $19,671,429 for replacing hot-section materials for marine gas turbine engines.

That work will be performed in Cincinnati and is expected to be completed by November 2019, the DoD said. The Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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Also in Cincinnati, Federal Equipment Co. has been awarded a $13,204,230 contract for the procurement of “advanced weapons elevators” for a “land-based engineering test site” as well as U.S. Navy CVN-class ships or nuclear-propelled aircraft carriers.

Half of the work will be performed in Philadelphia, while 30 percent of the work will be performed in Cincinnati (30 percent) and at other locations depending on where the ships are, the DoD said.

Work will be completed by September 2023. The Naval Surface Warfare Center in Philadelphia is the contracting activity.

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