Service Deal Signed for LCACs

Monday, August 14, 2006
L-3 Communications Titan Corp. Unidyne Division, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $22,712,231 firm-fixed-price contract for the Service Life Extension program (SLEP) for three Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) craft. LCAC is the essential element within the current and future Navy/ Marine Corps amphibious warfare triad that provides heavy lift capability to perform amphibious assaults and operational maneuvers from the sea. LCAC SLEP entails modifications for extending the service life of the LCAC from twenty to thirty years. Modifications include repair/refurbishment of the hull, main engine upgrades, installation of a new skirt system, and upgrades to the communication/navigation systems. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by March 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was competitively awarded and advertised on the Internet, with two offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, Washington, D.C. is the contracting activity (N00024-06-C-2203)
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