June 18, 2007
$6.14 million contract for BAE Norfolk
BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $6,140,553 firm-fixed-price contract for a 60-calendar-day regular overhaul of Military Sealift Command's fast combat support ship USNS Arctic (T-AOE 8). The shipyard availability will accomplish dry-docking and undocking of the ship; underwater hull cleaning and painting; hull freeboard cleaning and painting; anchor chain painting and marking; cleaning and gas freeing of air tanks; switchboard cleaning; and overhaul of sea valves. The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $7,901,643. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed in September 2007. Contract funds will expire at the end of the fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured with three offers received. The U.S. Navy's Military Sealift Fleet Support Command, a field activity of Military Sealift Command, is the contracting authority (N40442-07-C-2005).