US Department of Defense inform that General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, California, is being awarded a not-to-exceed US$64,056,766 modification under a previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2229) to procure advance material for the Mobile Landing Platform 4 (MLP4) Afloat Forward Staging Base platform.
DoD explain that this action allows the procurement of ship sets for the purchase specifications supporting integrated propulsion, main diesel generator engines, propeller and shafting, integrated bridge, and voice communications.
Work will be performed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (38 percent); Beloit, Wisconsin (37 percent); San Diego (15 percent), Chesapeake, Virginia (9 percent); and Deerfield, Florida (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2017. Fiscal 2014 ship conversion (Navy) funds in the amount of $48,042,574 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.