BIW gets another $8.7 million for DDG 1000 work

AUGUST 22, 2016 — Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded an $8,750,380 cost-plus-fixed fee modification to previously awarded USS Zumwalt (DDG-1000) construction contract (N00024-06-C-2303) for post hull, mechanical, and electrical (HM&E) sail away, transit, and post-delivery availability advanced planning support efforts for DDG 1000.

The awarded modification will provide for DDG 1000 shore support between HM&E delivery and sail away, sail around support activities for DDG 1000 through transit to the ship’s homeport in San Diego, California, including: industrial work in support of ship operations; configuration management; integrated logistics support; kitting and fabrication; 4E Specification development; and long lead time material and spare part procurements.

Work will be performed in San Diego, California (51 percent); and Bath, Maine (49 percent), and is expected to be completed by July 2017. Fiscal 2015 and 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $8,750,380 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The contract was not competitively procured.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

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