Lockheed Martin Corp., Baltimore, Md., is being awarded a $15,239,268 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2303) to exercise an option for post-delivery support for LCS 3 (future USS Fort
Worth). Lockheed Martin will perform the planning and implementation of deferred design changes that have been identified during the construction period. The corrections and upgrades are necessary to support Fort Worth's sailaway and follow-on post delivery test and trials period. Work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J. (39 percent); Marinette, Wis. (34 percent); Hampton, Va. (18 percent); and Washington, D.C. (9 percent). Work is expected to be completed by December 2012. 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.