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EXHIBIT 10.37 Firm-Fixed-Price Subcontract

Independent Contractor Agreement

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Title: EXHIBIT 10.37 Firm-Fixed-Price Subcontract
Date: 3/23/2005
Industry: Computer Hardware    

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EXHIBIT 10.37

 

Title Page

 

Firm-Fixed-Price Subcontract

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subcontract between

 

Subcontract No. 65096QDM5S

 

 

Northrop Grumman Space Technology

One Space Park

 

Sales No. 1E163

 

 

Redondo Beach, CA 90278

 

Prime Contract No. F04701-02-C-0502

 

 

And

 

Higher-Tier Subcontract No. N/A

 

 

Maxwell Technologies, Inc.

9244 Balboa Avenue

San Diego, CA 92133

 

Priority Rating DX-A2

 

 

 

 

Security Classification Unclassified

 

 

Subcontract Title

 

Discount Terms Net 30 days

 

 

Single Board Computer

 

x Resale Tax Permit # SR OHA 30-634362

 

 

 

 

¨ Not for Resale

 

 

 

 

Quality Document 1991 Q Clauses Q1, Q36A, Q49

 

 

 

 

 

Subcontract Administrator

 

Type of Inspection:

  

Buyer

  

Govt

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. Holguin

 

 

  

x        Source

  

¨         Source

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mail Station R10/2327C

 

 

  

x        Receipt

  

¨         Other

 

 


 

 

This SUBCONTRACT is entered into as of 04 February 2005, between Northrop Grumman Space & Mission Systems Corp., an Ohio corporation, by and through Space Technology sector, with an office at One Space Park, Redondo Beach, California 90278 (hereinafter also called “the Buyer”) and Maxwell Technologies, Inc., a Delaware corporation, with an office at 9244 Balboa Avenue, San Diego, California 92133 (hereinafter also called “the Seller”, “the Contractor”, or “the Subcontractor”).

 

In consideration of the mutual promises, covenants, and agreements herein set forth, the parties agree that the Seller shall furnish and deliver to the Buyer all the supplies and perform all the services set forth in this Subcontract, for the consideration stated herein.

 

The rights and obligations of the parties to this Subcontract shall be subject to, and governed by, the Schedule, the Subcontract clauses of Systems 3392, and other documents or specifications attached hereto or referenced herein.

 

This Subcontract sets forth the entire agreement and supersedes any and all prior agreements of the parties, whether written or oral, concerning the subject matter hereof.

 

Note: Article XXV hereof contains information concerning seller’s obligations with regard to prohibited materials in products to be delivered hereunder.

 

This Subcontract shall not be varied or changed in its terms or conditions by any oral agreement or representation, or otherwise than by an instrument in writing of even or subsequent date thereto, properly executed.

 

The subcontract title used hereinabove and the article titles used hereinbelow are for convenience only and shall in no way be construed as an indication of meaning for interpretive purposes.


Subcontract No. 65096QDM5S

 

Schedule

 

 

 

 

 

 

Applicability


 

  

Article No.


 

  

Article Title


 

x

  

I

  

Scope of Work

x

  

II

  

Period of Performance

x

  

III

  

Place of Performance, Inspection and Acceptance

x

  

IV

  

Packaging, Packing, FOB Point, and Shipping

x

  

V

  

Type of Subcontract

x

  

VI

  

Key Personnel

x

  

VII

  

Subcontract Reports

x

  

VIII

  

Consideration and Payment

x

  

IX

  

Funds Allocated to Subcontract

x

  

X

  

Priority Rating

x

  

XI

  

Notice of Delay

x

  

XII

  

Termination for Convenience

x

  

XIII

  

Buyer Itinerant or Resident Representatives and Government Visits

x

  

XIV

  

Invoicing

x

  

XV

  

Exercise of Options

x

  

XVI

  

Subcontract Management

x

  

XVII

  

Release of News Information

x

  

XVIII

  

Representations, Certifications, and Other Statements

x

  

XIX

  

Subcontract Cost Accounting Standards

¨

  

XX

  

Reserved

x

  

XXI

  

Submission of Notice, Consent, Demand, or Request

¨

  

XXII

  

Reserved

x

  

XXIII

  

Not-to-Exceed Agreement

¨

  

XXIV

  

Reserved

x

  

XXV

  

Prohibited Materials

x

  

XXVI

  

Subcontract Content and Order of Precedence

 

Article I—Scope of Work

 

A. The Seller, as an independent contractor and not as an agent of the Buyer, shall, in conformance with the terms and conditions more particularly set forth herein, provide the necessary personnel, material, and facilities and do all things necessary or incidental to accomplish the effort set forth in the Statement of Work identified and made a part of this Subcontract under Article No. XXVI hereof.

 

B. The Buyer was issued the prime contract or higher-tier subcontract identified on the title page of this Subcontract (hereinbelow called the aforementioned contract). The Seller’s supplies and services deliverable under this Subcontract will be utilized by the Buyer as part of the basis on which the Buyer intends to fulfill its obligations under the aforementioned contract.

 

The Buyer is relying on the Seller’s agreement as set forth in this Subcontract and on the Seller’s performance of same by timely delivery or performance and may be unable to fulfill its obligations under the aforementioned contract if the Seller should fail to do so.

 

2


Subcontract No. 65096QDM5S

 

Article II—Period of Performance

 

The Seller shall perform the work under this Subcontract during the period 04 February 2005 to 31 August 2007 and shall deliver the required supplies or any services in accordance with the delivery schedule set forth in the Statement of Work or elsewhere within this Subcontract. Time is of the essence in the Seller’s performance of this Subcontract.

 

Article III—Place of Performance, Inspection, and Acceptance

 

A. The Seller shall perform the work under this Subcontract at 9244 Balboa Avenue, San Diego California or at such other substitute or supplemental locations as may be agreed to in writing by the parties.

 

B. Final inspection and the Buyer’s acceptance of all supplies and services and other effort described herein as deliverable shall be made at Buyer’s facility in Redondo Beach, California.

 

Article IV—Packaging, Packing, FOB Point, and Shipping

 

A. The supplies to be delivered hereunder are to be packaged and packed in accordance with the Statement of Work.

 

B. The supplies to be delivered hereunder are to be shipped FOB Destination in accordance with the following:

 

NGST, One Space Park, Redondo Beach, CA 90278

 

Article V—Type of Subcontract

 

The subcontract work is to be performed on a firm-fixed-price (FFP) (FAR 16.202) basis (except to any extent that may be otherwise expressly provided for herein).

 

Article VI—Key Personnel

 

The Seller’s employees identified below are key personnel, important to the successful performance of the work under this Subcontract. The Seller agrees to assign these employees to the performance of the work. Whenever, for any reason, one or more of these employees becomes unavailable for assignment for work under this Subcontract, the Seller shall replace each such employee with a person of comparable ability as acceptable to the Buyer. The Seller shall inform the Buyer in advance, in writing, whenever such an employee change becomes necessary.

 

Robert Hillman – Electrical Engineer

 

Mark Conrad – Software Engineer

 

Janet Patterson – Mechanical Engineer Manager

 

Article VII—Subcontract Reports

 

The Seller shall furnish reports, data, and other documentation as identified in the Statement of Work.

 

Article VIII—Consideration and Payment

 

A.

The Buyer shall, upon submission of proper invoices or vouchers and subject to any funding limitation, withholding, set-off, or adjustment provisions contained herein, pay the Seller a firm-fixed-price of Five Million Nine Hundred Fourteen Thousand Seven Hundred Ninety-Four Dollars and no Cents ($5,914,729.00) as full and complete consideration for the satisfactory performance of all the requirements of this Subcontract designated as falling under that type of subcontract. If this Subcontract provides separate line item prices and payments shall be made following delivery of such lines items. In computing any discount time, such time shall commerce upon the Buyer’s receipt of a proper invoice or voucher and receipt of the items delivered.

 

2


Subcontract No. 65096QDM5S

 

SLIN 001- Basic (Flight 1 and 2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Milestone
Item


 

  

Description


 

  

Quantity


 

  

Milestone
Payment


 

  

Funded


 

  

Milestone

Date


 

  

Completion Criteria


 

01

  

Initial Contract Review & Program Management Months February & March ‘05

  

1

  

$

600,000.00

  

$

600,000.00

  

03/21/05

  

Completion of ICR & Buyer approved Action Item Closure

02

  

Program Management Months April & May ‘05

  

1

  

$

100,000.00

  

$

100,000.00

  

05/16/05

  

PMR Report Submittal

03

  

Breadboard Delivery, PDR, & Program Management Months June & July ‘05

  

2

  

$

600,000.00

  

$

200,000.00

  

06/24/05

  

Delivery of Hardware & End Item Data Package (EIDP), and Completion of PDR & Buyer approved Action Item Closure

04

  

Program Management

Months August & September ‘05

  

1

  

$

100,000.00

  

 

 

  

09/15/05

  

PMR Report Submittal

05

  

Program Management

Months October & November ‘05

  

1

  

$

100,000.00

  

 

 

  

11/15/05

  

PMR Report Submittal

06

  

Program Management

Months December ‘05 & January ‘06

  

1

  

$

100,000.00

  

 

 

  

01/16/06

  

PMR Report Submittal

07

  

Program Management

Months February & March ‘06

  

1

  

$

100,000.00

  

 

 

  

03/31/06

  

PMR Report Submittal

08

  

Program Management Months April & May ‘06

  

1

  

$

100,000.00

  

 

 

  

05/15/06

  

PMR Report Submittal

 

3


Subcontract No. 65096QDM5S

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Milestone
Item


 

  

Description


 

  

Quantity


 

  

Milestone
Payment


 

  

Funded


 

  

Milestone

Date


 

  

Completion Criteria


 

09

  

Engineering Qualification Model Program Management Months June & July ‘06

  

1

  

$

600,000.00

  

 

  

07/19/06

  

Delivery of Hardware & End Item Data Package (EIDP)

10

  

Engineering Model Delivery

  

6

  

$

499,980.00

  

 

  

08/28/06

  

Delivery of Hardware & End Item Data Package (EIDP)

11

  

Critical Design Review & Manufacturing Readiness Review & Program Management Months August & September ‘06

  

1

  

$

600,000.00

  

 

  

09/15/06

  

Completion of CDR/MRR & Buyer approved Action Item Closure

12

  

Program Management Months October & November ‘06

  

1

  

$

100,000.00

  

 

  

11/15/06

  

PMR Report Submittal

13

  

Program Management Months December ‘06 & January ‘07

  

1

  

$

100,000.00

  

 

  

01/15/07

  

PMR Report Submittal

14

  

Program Management Months February & March ‘07

  

1

  

$

100,000.00

  

 

  

03/15/07

  

PMR Report Submittal

15

  

Flight I Units & Program Management Months April & May ‘07

  

7

  

$

999,990.00

  

 

  

04/02/07

  

Delivery of Hardware & End Item Data Package (EIDP)

16

  

Flight 2 Units and Spares & Program Management Months June & July ‘07

  

7

  

$

999,990.00

  

 

  

07/02/07

  

Delivery of Hardware & End Item Data Package (EIDP)

17

  

Subcontract Closeout – August ‘07

  

1

  

$

114,769.00

  

 

  

08/31/07

  

Delivery and Buyer approval of closeout documentation per SOW SDRL

 

4


Subcontract No. 65096QDM5S

 

SLIN 002 - Flight 3 Option

 

Option may be exercised on or before 01 December 2009

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Line

Item


 

 

Description


 

 

Quantity


 

 

Payment


 

 

Delivery

Date


 

 

Completion

Criteria


 

 

Subcontract

Type


 

17

 

Flight 3 Units

 

8

 

$2,216,712.00

 

30 June 2011

 

Delivery of Hardware & End Item Data Package (EIDP)

 

FFP

 

SLIN 003 - Flight 4 Option

 

Option may be exercised on or before 01 December 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Line

Item


 

 

Description


 

 

Quantity


 

 

Payment


 

 

Delivery

Date


 

 

Completion

Criteria



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