U.S. Department of Defense informs that Safe Boats International, LLC, Bremerton, Washington, is being awarded a US$34,518,536 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of four MK VI Patrol Boats. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total cumulative value of this contract to $52,295,843.
Work will be performed in Tacoma, Washington (82 percent); Kent, Washington (7 percent); Wichita, Kansas (6 percent); New Zealand (3 percent); and in Canada and Berwick, Louisiana (less than 2 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2018.
Fiscal 2013 and 2014 National Guard and Reserve Component equipment account funds in the amount of $34,518,536 will be obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
DoD explains that the new work is a logical follow on to an original Federal Supply Schedule delivery order, number N00024-l2-F-2223.
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-14-C-2230).