Guam Shipyard, Santa Rita, , is being awarded a $11.5m firm-fixed-price contract for a 55-calendar-day regular overhaul of Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS John Ericsson (T-AO 194). Ericsson is one of Military Sealift Command's 14 fleet replenishment oilers that provide underway replenishment of fuel to Navy combat ships at sea. The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the total value to $14,070,253. Work will be performed in Santa Rita, , and is expected to be completed by October 15, 2008. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was a sole source procurement. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Fleet Support Command, Ship Support Unit Guam, a field activity of Military Sealift Command, is the contracting authority.