New Navy Contracts

Monday, August 17, 2009

General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $42,108,043 firm-fixed-price contract for preparation and accomplishment of the FY09 dry-docking selected restricted availability of USS Springfield (SSN 761).  The contractor will perform advance planning, design documentation, engineering, procurement, ship-checks, fabrication and preliminary shipyard work and/or any other work necessary to prepare for the accomplishment of, as well as accomplish all the necessary alterations, repairs, maintenance, modernization, testing and routine work required to return the mission ready submarine to the fleet.  Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., and is expected to be completed by February 2010.  Contract funds in the amount of $40,574,815 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-09-C-4413).

DRS Power and Control Technologies, Milwaukee, Wis., is being awarded a $9,531,441 firm-fixed-price contract to provide replacement parts/spares to support the Advanced Secondary Propulsion Unit/Secondary Propulsion Unit Drive in support of Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.  Work will be performed in Milwaukee, Wis., and work is expected to be completed August 2011.  Contract funds in the amount of $9,531,441 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The number of firms solicited was one in accordance with FAR 6.302-1.  The requirement was synopsis and posted to Navy Electronic Commerce Online.  The acquisition was solicited as a sole source under FAR Part 15.  One firm was solicited and one offer was received.  The contract will be awarded as a sole source procurement.  The Fleet & Industrial Supply Center, Puget Sound, Bremerton, Wash., is the contracting activity (N00406-09-C-9048).


Contracts

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