LCS Contract Modification Awarded

Friday, May 28, 2004
Lockheed Martin Corp. - Maritime Systems & Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., and General Dynamics - Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, are each being awarded a cost-plus-award-fee contract modification to previously awarded contracts (N00024-03-C-2311 and N00024-03-C-2310) for final system design with options for detail design and construction of the Flight 0 Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). Lockheed Martin ($46,501,821) will perform a seven-month final system design with options for detail design and construction of up to two LCS Flight 0 ships ($423,381,195 including all options). General Dynamics ($78,798,188) will perform a sixteen-month final system design with options for detail design and construction of up to two LCS Flight 0 ships ($536,020,688 including all options). Work will be performed in Moorestown, NJ, Marinette, Wis., Lockport, La., Bath, Maine, Arlington, Va., Mobile, Ala. and Rockville, Md., and is expected to be completed by December 2004 (Lockheed Martin) and September 2005 (General Dynamics, Bath Iron Works). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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