GD Bath Ironworks Awarded 'USS Independence' Contract

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Monday, July 22, 2013
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Among the latest US Department of Defense, Navy contracts, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $7,526,038 cost-plus-award-fee modificationc for work on Littoral Combat Ship 'USS Independence'.

The contract announced is additional to the previously awarded task order under a Basic Ordering Agreement (N00024-09-G-2301 ER09) to provide engineering and management services for advance planning and design in support of the post-shakedown availability for the USS Independence (LCS 2). 

Bath Iron Works will provide design, planning, and material support services for the vessel.  Efforts will include program management, advance planning, engineering, design, material kitting, liaison, and scheduling. 

Work will be performed in Bath, Maine (55 percent), and San Diego, Calif. (45 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2014.  Fiscal 2013 Research, Development, Test & Evaluation and Fiscal 2013 Operations & Maintenance, Navy funding in the amount of $7,526,038 will be obligated at the time of award.  Funding in the amount of $602,083 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. 

The Basic Ordering Agreement was awarded on a sole-source basis pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2304 (c)(1).  The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion, and Repair, Bath, Maine, is the contracting activity.
 

 

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