23.08.2013 par P. CHAPLEAU Lignes de Défense
Le commandement des opérations spéciales a enfin choisi son Ground Mobility Vehicle: il s'agit du véhicule proposé par General Dynamics. La valeur du contrat est de 562 millions de dollars (lire l'avis d'attribution ci-dessous).
1 300 Flyers seront livrés d'ici à 2020. A moins que Navistar, candidat malheureux, ne mette son grain de sable dans le contrat.
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems of St. Petersburg, Fla., is being awarded an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee and cost delivery orders (or any combination of those) contract with total ceiling of $562,210,980 for the purchase of Ground Mobility Vehicles 1.1 (GMV 1.1). The GMV 1.1 is a highly mobile, C/MH-47-transportable platform with associated manuals, spare parts, mechanical/operator training and a Government Furnished C4ISR suite non-developmental item with Special Operations Forces-peculiar modifications. The majority of the work will be performed in St. Petersburg, Fla., and Ladson, S.C. The term of the contract is seven years, and is expected to be completed by September 2020. This contract will be funded at the delivery order level. One delivery order will be issued at the time of contract award and funded with $9,807,029 of research, development, test and evaluation funds, under fiscal 2012 and 2013, and $4,999,500 procurement funds under fiscal 2012 and 2013. This contract was competitively procured via Federal Business Opportunities, with seven proposals received. U.S. Special Operations Command is the contracting activity (H92222-13-D-0013).