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Navy Repair Contracts Awarded

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California (N00024-16-D-4419); Continental Maritime of San Diego, San Diego, California (N00024-16-D-4420); and General Dynamics, National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, California (N00024-16-D-4421), are being awarded firm-fixed price modifications to previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, multiple-award contracts to exercise option period two for the accomplishment of complex emergent and continuous maintenance and Chief of Naval Operations availabilities on amphibious ships (LPD, LSD, LHA and LHD) homeported in San Diego, California. The exercising of these options ensures continued facilities and human resources capable of completing complex emergent and continuous maintenance…

Electric Boat Awarded Navy Funds

Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $10,012,282 cost-plus-fixed-fee, level-of-effort modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-01-C-2900) for efforts in association with staffing and operation of the Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department, Naval Submarine Base, New London, Conn. Work will be performed in New London, Conn., and is expected to be completed by September 2005. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Latest US Navy Contracts

The Department of Defense anounce contract awards to Huntington Ingalls, Lockheed Martin, & Electric Boat. Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded an $18,232,027 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-08-C-2110) for special tooling, special test equipment, and supplier related vendor support services supporting the Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) construction. The work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected to complete in September 2015. Fiscal 2011 Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy funding in the amount of $18,232,027 will be obligated at time of award. 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 Get 'USS Gridley' Finance Top-up

US Department of Defense Navy contract awards BAE  additional funding for the DDG-101 repair & maintenance docking. BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Inc., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $8,970,338 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-11-C-4408) to definitize the USS Gridley (DDG-101) fiscal 2013 selected restricted availability. DofD explain that a selected restricted availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship's military and technical capabilities. This modification includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $9,233,934. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Oct. 9, 2013.

BAE Systems Awarded Two Navy Contract Modifications

USS Gettysburg in Suez Canal: Photo USN

1. BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Mayport, Jacksonville, Florida, is being awarded an $54,698,937 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4406) for a Docking Selected Restricted Availability to include structural work and extensive repairs and maintenance onboard USS Gettysburg (CG-64). This availability includes hull, machinery, electrical, electronics, ship alterations, and piping alteration and repair work. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida, and is expected to be completed by April 2015.

National Shipbuilding Research Program Awards

The Executive Control Board of the National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) has awarded funding for six new research and development projects to continue the program’s mission to reduce the costs associated with U. S. shipbuilding and ship repair. These new projects, valued at approximately $14.6 million in both Navy funding and industry cost share, were among those proposed in response to a September 2010 Research Announcement. The NSRP collaboration periodically funds major R&D projects through which breakthrough technologies and processes can be developed and implemented as a means of reducing shipbuilding and repair costs for the Navy and shipbuilding industry.

Two Shipbuilding Initiatives Receive Funding

The Office of Naval Research announced today the selection of two Shipbuilding Initiative projects to receive a combined total of $1 million of Navy funding. Industry will contribute approximately $900,000 in cost share. · Development of Advanced Steel Fabrication Processes for Naval Ship Construction, which will be performed by: Institute for Manufacturing and Sustainment Technologies (iMAST), Gulf Coast Region Maritime Technology Center, General Dynamics – Electric Boat Corp., and General Dynamics – Bath Iron Works Corp. · Hybrid Welding of Ship Structures, which will be performed by: Navy Joining Center, iMAST, Newport News Shipbuilding…

USS Carter Hall Drydocking Contract for GD NASSCO

USS Carter Hall: Photo USN

In the latest listing of US Department of Defense, Navy contracts, General Dynamics, NASSCO, Norfolk, Va., (formerly Metro Machine Corp.) has been awarded a  $171,961,941 undefinitized contract action as a modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-4416) for 'USS Carter Hall' fiscal 2014 extended dry-docking planned maintenance. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by April 2015. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy and Fiscal 2014 other procurement, Navy funds in the amount of $104,155,547 will be obligated at time of award.

USS Stout Maintenance Contract for BAE Systems

USS Stout: USN photo

US Department of Defence informs it has awarded a Navy SRA contract modification to BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Virginia, for the planned maintenance of USS Stout (DDG 55). The contract is a US$30,801,080 undefinitized contract modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4308). DoD explain that an SRA includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship's military and technical capabilities. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by October 2014.

BAE Systems Gets USS Decatur Navy Contract Modification

USS Decatur: Photo USN

US Department of Defense (DoD) informs that BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $15,866,612 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-4408) for USS Decatur (DDG 73) fiscal 2014 Dry-Docking Selected Restricted Availability. DoD explains that a Dry-Docking Selected Restricted Availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations and modifications that will update and improve the ship's military and technical capabilities.

BAE Systems Awarded USS New Orleans Drydocking Contract

USS New Orleans: Photo USN

The U.S. Department of Defense informs that BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded a US$15,178,728 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-10-C-4407) for 'USS New Orleans' (LPD 18) fiscal 2014 selected restricted availability (SRA). DoD explains that an SRA ncludes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship's military and technical capabilities. Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by December 2014.

BAE Gets Virginia-class Submarine Propulsor Funding

Virginia-class submarine: Photo credit USN

The US Department of Defense has issued a Navy contract modification to BAE Systems Land and Armaments L.P., Louisville, Ky., to support manufacture of propulsors for two Virginia-class nuclear submarines. The $15,222,617 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-4137) has been issued to BAE Systems to supply long lead time materials in support of the manufacture of the Virginia-class submarine propulsors for SSN 792 and SSN 793. DoD inform that work will be performed in Louisville, Ky., and is expected to be completed by February 2015.

BAE Gets Navy Contract for USS Arlington

The Department of Defense awards a Navy contract for work on LPD 24 to BAE Systems, Norfolk, Va. BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $22,527,198 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-2204) to exercise an option for services and material for USS Arlington (LPD 24) post-shakedown availability. Specific efforts include: program management, planning, engineering, design, liaison, scheduling, labor and procurement of incidental material in support of fitting out availability and post-shakedown availability. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., (90.53 percent), and Chesapeake, Va., (9.47 percent), and is expected to be completed by April 2014.

BAE San Diego Gets USS Green Bay Modernization Contract

USS Green Bay: Photo credit USN

The US Department of Defense has awarded a Navy contract for the LPD 17-class warship modernization. BAE San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $15,361,658 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4407) to exercise an option for the USS Green Bay (LPD 20) fiscal 2013 dry-docking selected restricted availability. This option exercise is for the multi-ship, multi-option program for the LPD 17 class. BAE San Diego Ship Repair will provide planning, repair, alteration and material support services for LPD 17class modernization.

Huntington Ingalls Inc. Wins $118.9m Contract Modification

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $118,977,769 modification under a previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-2102) for engineering, technical, design, configuration management, integrated logistics support, database management, research and development, modernization, trade, and industrial support for nuclear submarines, submarine classes Los Angeles, Seawolf, Virginia, Ohio SSBN, and Ohio SSGN, special mission submersible interfaces, submarine support facilities, as well as Foreign Military Sales programs.. Contract funds in the amount of $260,000 will be obligated at this time. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected to be completed by September 2012.

BAE Awarded Two Navy Ship Repair Contracts

USS Chafee: Photo credit USN

BAE Systems Hawaii, is contracted for work on 'USS Chafee' and BAE San Diego on 'USS Rushton'. BAE Systems Hawaii, Honolulu, Hawaii, is being awarded a $15,986,837 modification to previously awarded contract (N0024-06-C-4408) for repairs to the USS Chafee (DDG 90). Work will be performed in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, and is expected to be completed by February 2014. Fiscal 2013 Operations & Maintenance, Navy funding in the amount of $15,986,837 will be obligated at the time of award, and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

Navy Contracts for Two US Shipyards

Latest US Dept of Defense Contracts include awards to Colonna's Shipyard Inc. & East Coast Repair and Fabrication L.L.C. Firstly, Colonna's Shipyard Inc., Norfolk, Va.,  is being awarded a $17,942,143 fixed-price contract for a dry-docking phased maintenance availability on the USS Monsoon (PC 4) for the accomplishment of miscellaneous structural, electrical and mechanical repairs, including dry-docking. This contract contains options, which if exercised, would bring the contract value to $18,690,252. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by February 2014. Fiscal 2013 Operations and Maintenance, Navy funding in the amount of $17,942,143 will be obligated at the time of the award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

BAE Systems Norfolk Awarded 'USS Wasp' Contract

USS Wasp: Photo credit USN

BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., awarded Navy contract by US Department of Defense to drydock 'USS Wasp' (LHD 1) and work on repairs and maintenance. The $110,781,296 undefinitized contract action has been awarded as a modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-4407) for the USS Wasp (LHD 1) fiscal 2013 drydocking planned maintenance availability. A drydocking planned maintenance availability includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance…

BAE Systems Awarded 'USS Benfold' Repair Contract

BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair Inc., San Diego, Calif., has been awarded a $38,601,943 modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract for work on DDG 65. The contract is for the definitization of the USS Benfol (DDG 65) fiscal 2013 extended selected restricted availability Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif.,and is expected to be completed by August 2014. Fiscal 2013 Operation and Maintenance and Other Procurement, Navy funding in the amount of $38,601,943 will be obligated at time of award.  Contract funds in the amount of $11,788,829 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity.

Groton Yard Gets Navy Funds

General Dynamics, Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $49,835,387 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-04-C-2100) for consolidated planning yard, engineering and technical support for nuclear submarines. This contract modification provides support for the material aspects of submarine design/configuration change programs to support execution of submarine major alterations. The contractor will also provide materials required in support of installation of hull, mechanical and electrical; command and control system; and subsystem design changes for submarines. Work will be performed in Groton, Conn., (56 percent)…

General Dynamics Awarded 'Zumwalt-class' Superstructure Contract

Zumwalt-class under construction: Photo courtesy of USN

US Defense Department, Navy, has awarded General Dynamics Corp. -- Bath Iron Works Corp., Bath, Maine, a $212,000,000 fixed-price incentive (firm target) contract for the design and construction of a steel superstructure (deckhouse and hangar) plus construction of an aft peripheral vertical launching system for the Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1002). Work will be performed in Bath, Maine (80.5 percent), Corona, Calif. (4.1 percent), Coatesville, Pa. (2.6 percent), South Portland…

Vigor Shipyards Awarded USS Momsen Drydocking Contract

USS Momsen: Photo USN

The US Department of Defense, Navy, inform that Vigor Shipyards Inc., Seattle, Wash., is being awarded a $30,703,417 cost-plus-incentive-fee, cost-plus-award-fee contract to definitize a previously awarded undefinitized contract action (N00024-11-C-4401) for repair and alteration of naval assets. The DoD explain that this body of work is being awarded under an existing five-year contract for planning and execution of repair and alteration to surface ships while in drydock. The…

China Advances Aircraft Carrier Program

As the U.S. struggles with increasing debt and requisite austerity measures, including the possibility that Navy funding could be cut, it appears that China is building two indigenous aircraft carriers as part of a broad modernization program, according to a report on Reuters, as it was confirmed the country is refitting an old Soviet carrier for training. According to the Reuters report, China's President has made the navy a keystone of China's military ramp-up, and aircraft carriers are a traditional sign of global naval power.. According to an anonymous source cited in the Reuters report, a pair of aircraft carriers are under construction at the Jiangnan Shipyard in Shanghai.

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