Five Firms Receive Total of $211.5M in Defence Fuel Orders


WASHINGTON – The Defense Logistics Agency awarded five companies contracts totaling $211.5 million for jet fuel.
The companies and amounts are:
 – Coastal States Marketing Inc., a unit of Coastal Corp., $63.3 million;
 – Pride Refining Inc. $62 million;
 – Exxon Corp. $58.6 million;
 – Great Western Development Corp., $21.6 million, and Beacon Oil Co. $6 million.

The agency also awarded Gulf States Oil & Refining Co. a $97.7 million contract for jet fuel and marine diesel fuel.

Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. received a $51.7 million Army contract for self-propelled artillery.

General Dynamics Corp. got a $4.7 million Air Force contract to process service reports and for material improvement projects.

United Technologies Corp. received a $3.8 million Air Force contract for electronic engine controls for F15 fighter jets.

Grumman Aerospace Corp., a subsidiary of Grumman Corp., received a $3.6 million Air Force contract to repair F111 horisontal stabilizers.

In El Segundo, Calif., Computer Sciences Corp. said it was awarded $3.5 million in Navy contracts for engineering and computer software support services for development of the MK1 submarine combat control system, MK117 submarine fire control system and related trainer simulation systems.