New Navy Contracts

Friday, April 03, 2009

General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a basic ordering agreement with a potential value of up to $47,400,000 for Post-Shakedown Availability (PSA) for DDG 51 Class Destroyers.  The orders to be issued are for PSA planning and support services and will include advance planning, engineering support, on-site engineering liaison, craft assistance, the ordering and processing of required material in support of PSAs, and the accomplishment of emergent industrial availabilities.  Emergent industrial availabilities include, but are not limited to, restricted availabilities, d rydocking availabilities, and technical availabilities which may be required from time of ship's delivery through the SCN Obligation Work and Limiting Date (OWLD).  Work will be performed in Bath, Maine, (60 percent), and in the ships' homeport (40 percent) which may include Norfolk, Va., San Diego, Calif., Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and Mayport, Fla., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 2012.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  This contract was not competitively procured.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-09-G-2304).
 
BAE Systems TSS Inc., Rockville, Md., is being awarded a $10,538,835 modification to previously awarded delivery order (N00024-08-F-B062) to provide engineering, technical, professional and operations support services for the Navy Above Water Sensors Program.  The contract shall provide engineering, technical, professional, and operations support services in the program areas of program management, financial management, engineering, test and evaluation, and logistics for above water radar systems.  Work will be performed in Washington, D.C., and is expected to be completed by Jun. 2009.  Contract f unds in the amount of $1,040,429 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C. is the contracting activity.


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