Martin-Baker has won a US Navy contract for ejection seat deployment rocket motors and underseat rocket motors for, , and T-45 aircraft.
Martin-Baker is a British manufacturer of ejection seats and safety-related equipment for aviation. The company’s origins were originally as an aircraft manufacturer before becoming a pioneer in the field of ejection seats. The company’s headquarters are in Higher Denham, Buckinghamshire, England with other sites in France, Italy and the United States
The official contract notice states:
“Martin-Baker Aircraft Co. Ltd., Uxbridge, United Kingdom, is awarded a $38,584,619 firm-fixed-priced, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract action for the manufacture of parachute deployment rocket motors and underseat rocket motors used on EA-18G, the F/A-18E, and T-45 aircrafts during the ejection sequence.
This contract includes a three-year base period with no options.
Work will be performed in Uxbridge, United Kingdom, and work is expected to be completed by March 2022. Fiscal 2017, 2018, 2019 procurement and ammunition (Navy and Marine Corps) funds (66 percent); fiscal 2017, 2018, 2019 aircraft procurement (Navy) funds (14 percent); Kuwait funds (12 percent); Australian funds (5.8 percent); Switzerland funds (2 percent); and Malaysia funds (0.2 percent) under the Foreign Military Sales program.
Funds in the amount of $7,015,803 will be issued for delivery order N00104-19-F-PQ01 that will be awarded concurrently with the contract, and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The requirement was fully competitive, with one offer received. Naval Supply Systems Command Weapon Systems Support, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (N00104-19-D-PQ01).”