BAE Southeast wins $16 million T-AKE 2 award

USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE 2) USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE 2) U.S. Navy photo

SEPTEMBER 26, 2016 — BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Alabama LLC, Mobile, Alabama, is being awarded a $16,045,915 firm-fixed-price contract for a102-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry docking of USNS Sacagawea (T-AKE 2).

Work will include underwater hull inspection and propeller polishing, osprey hangar door modifications, conversion of ballast tank to greywater holding tank, oily water tank conversion and machinery upgrades, low-temperature fresh water coolers cleaning and gasket material change out, high-temperature fresh water coolers cleaning and gasket material change out, air conditioning plant overhaul, air handling unit heaters replacement, sliding block drive hoist chain replacement and propeller shaft and stern tub inspection.

The contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the total contract value to $17,235,922.

Work will be performed in Mobile, Alabama, and is expected to be completed by Feb. 9, 2017.

Fiscal 2017 operation and maintenance (Navy) funds in the amount of $16,045,915 are obligated at the time of award. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The contract was competitively procured, with proposals solicited via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with three offers received. The Navy's Military Sealift Command, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity (N32205-16-C-4311).

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