New Navy Contracts

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding (NGSB), Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $31,800,000 Basic Ordering Agreement for Post-Shakedown Availability (PSA) for DDG 51 class destroyers. The orders to be issued arefor PSA planning and support services and will include advance planning, engineering support, on-site engineering liaison, craft assistance, the ordering and processing of required material in support of PSAs, and the accomplishment of emergent industrial availabilities. Emergent industrial availabilities include, but are not limited to, restricted availabilities, drydocking availabilities, and technical availabilities which may be required from time of ship's delivery through the SCN obligation work and limiting date. If necessary, orders may be issued to NGSB for PSA planning and support and emergent industrial availabilities for DDG 51 class destroyers built by Bath Iron Works Corporation (BIW) if BIW is unable to perform the work. Work will be performed in Pascagoula, Miss. (40 percent) and in the ships' homeport (60 percent), which may include Norfolk, Va.; San Diego, Calif.; and Mayport, Fla., and is expected to be completed by September 2012.Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-09-G-2305).

Jacobs Technology, Inc., Tullahoma, Tenn., is being awarded a $10,969,384 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N68936-06-D-0001) to provide for design and development engineering, test and evaluation, transition engineering, and management support services for the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division. Work will be performed in China Lake, Calif. (83 percent) and Point Mugu, Calif. (17 percent), and is expected to be completed in June 2009.Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, China Lake, Calif., is the contracting activity.

BAE Systems Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, is being awarded a $9,982,999 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-4408) for repairs and maintenance to various shipboard systems on the USS Port Royal (CG-73).Work will be performed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Contract funds in the amount of $11,140 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, is the contracting activity.


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