The Department of Defense has awarded a $10.7 million contract for scheduled overhaul on the USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7).
The USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE-7) is a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship, built by National Steel and Shipbuilding (NASSCO) and taken into service with Military Sealift Command in 2009.
BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, San Francisco, Calif., is being awarded a $10,772,461 firm-fixed-price contract for a 56-calendar day regular overhaul and dry docking availability of Military Sealift Command dry cargo/ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7). Work will include inspection of the propeller shaft and stern tube, cleaning and painting of the hull, inspection and polish of the bow thruster propeller, installation of the cloropac unit and overhaul of the seal valves. Brashear’s primary mission is to operate as part of a carrier strike group, providing fuel, ammunition, and dry and refrigerated stores to support the U.S. Navy ships at sea. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $12,334,532. Work will be performed in San Francisco, Calif., and is expected to be completed by Sept. 25, 2013. Fiscal 2013 Navy Working Capital contract funds in the amount of $10,772,461 will be obligated at the time of award, and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with one offer received. Military Sealift Command Norfolk, Norfolk, Va., a field activity of Military Sealift Command, is the contracting activity (N32205-13-C-3015).