New Navy Contracts

Monday, December 29, 2008

Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $14,909,781 fixed price contract for three FY09 Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) MK2 Open Architecture Computing Environment (OACE) kits to support CVN/Amphibious ship modernization efforts. The SSDS MK2 OACE kits include cabinets, processors, converters, network devices and interface units. The equipment sets consolidate the computing and interface requirements for the SSDS Ship Class variants. The FY09 kits will be installed on LPD 18, Self Defense Test Ship (SDTS) and CVN 69. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (50 percent) and Portsmouth, R.I. (50 percent). Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command is the Contracting Activity (N00024-09-C-5100).

Oceaneering International, Inc., Chesapeake, Va., is being awarded a $12,409,651 firm fixed price, cost plus fixed fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-06-C-6269 to provide general and administrative, engineering, and technical support for field change development and installation for the dry deck shelter (DDS). This contract modification will augment and supplement internal capabilities and provide for fleet-funded maintenance of DDS assets and procure material to support the alteration, modernization, and fit-up of DDS Program assets.  Work will be performed in Chesapeake, Va. and is expected to be complete by September 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.


Contracts

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