U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a Navy US$12,168,588 contract modification to support FYS warship class DDG 51 work, as follows.
DoD explains in detail that 'Follow Yard Services' (FYS) provides necessary engineering, technical, material procurement and production support; configuration; class flight upgrades and new technology support; data and logistics management; lessons learned analysis; post-delivery tests and trials; post-shakedown availability support; reliability and maintainability; system safety program support; material and fleet turnover support; shipyard engineering team; turnkey; crew indoctrination, design tool/design standardization, detail design development, and other technical and engineering analyses for the purpose of supporting DDG 51 class ship construction and tests and trials.
Work will be performed in Pascagoula, Mississippi (97 percent), and Washington, D.C. (3 percent), and is expected to be completed by May 2015.
Fiscal 2010 and 2013 shipbuilding and conversion, Navy and fiscal 2014 research, development, test & evaluation contract funds in the amount of $12,168,588 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.