New Navy Contracts

Monday, May 10, 2010

General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $26,755,525 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2303) to provide additional systems engineering services associated with the detail, design, and construction of the DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer. Systems engineering efforts include detail design excursions, shock qualification, production process prototype manufacturing, and life cycle support services prior to post shakedown availability. Work will be performed in Bath, Maine, and is expected to be completed by December 2010. 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.

BAE Systems U.S. Combat Systems, Minneapolis, Minn., is being awarded a $9,021,023 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-4137) for procurement and delivery of long-lead and standard-lead time material in support of the Virginia-class submarine propulsor system requirements. Work will be performed in Louisville, Ky., and is expected to be completed by April 2013. 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.


Contracts

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Navy

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