Alcoa to Help Redesign LCS

Friday, September 28, 2007
ALCOA Inc.*, Alcoa Center, Pa., is being awarded an $8,272,113 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee completion contract to provide engineering services in support of the re-design of existing aluminum structures to improve performance and survivability of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) via weight reduction of selected assemblies or components. This contract will fund the Alcoa Collaborative Design Approach (ACDA). The ACDA is a phased program approach in which the following tasks will be applied to the LCS: selection of candidate assemblies and components; development of conceptual designs and down selection of design concepts; evaluation of design concepts and final selection; development and evaluation of prototypes; and ship integration. The components for improvement may include hull sections, doors/hatches, load floors, foundations, large apertures or similar structures. Work will be performed in Alcoa Center, Pa. (84 percent); Johnstown, Pa. (11 percent); Columbus, Ohio (3 percent); and various shipyards (2 percent), and is expected to be completed in September 2010. Contract funds in the amount of $3,695,000, will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, West Bethesda, Md., is the contracting activity (N00167-07-D-0010).

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