US Navy awards Electric Boat $7m contract for dry dock repairs at New London

USS Shippingport (ARDM-4) is a medium auxiliary repair dry dock built a Beth Steel, Baltimore and commissioned into US Navy service in 1979.

General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp., Groton, Conn., is being awarded a $7,103,796 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-4301) to provide ship’s force duties; protection and operation; and organizational-level repairs and preservation of floating dry dock ARDM-4 at the Naval Submarine Support Facility, Naval Submarine Base, New London, Conn. Work will be performed in New London, Conn., and is expected to be completed by September 2014. Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance, Navy contract funds in the amount of $7,103,796 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Source: Department of Defense Contracts for November 07, 2013

NAVSEA awards Raytheon $406m Aegis contract

NAVSEA awards $406 million contract for Aegis systems.

Raytheon Co., Integrated Defense Systems, Sudbury, Mass., was awarded a $406,024,307 fixed-price-incentive, cost-plus-fixed-fee multi-year procurement contract for the production of Aegis Weapon System AN/SPY-1D(V) Radar Transmitter Group and Missile Fire Control System (MFCS) MK 99 equipment, engineering services, and an option for AN/SPY-1D(V) Transmitter Group and select MFCS MK 99 equipment. Work will be performed in Andover, Mass. (78.3 percent), Sudbury, Mass. (19.3 percent), Canada (1 percent), Moorestown, N.J. (0.9 percent), and Norfolk, Va.,(0.5 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2019. Fiscal 2013 Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy funding in the amount of $205,532,390 was obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1)- only one or limited number of sources and no other suppliers will satisfy the requirements. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-13-C-5115). (Awarded Sept. 27, 2013)

Awarded 27 September, but not notified until 18 October. Thanks, govt shutdown!