MARCH 20, 217 —Austal USA LLC, Mobile, AL, is being awarded a $36,608,865 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-11-C-2301 to exercise options for the accomplishment of Littoral Combat Ship core class services and special studies.
Austal USA will assess engineering and production challenges, evaluate cost and schedule risks, conduct studies, analyses of alternate processes, and test new technology candidates as directed by the government.
Work will be performed in Mobile, Alabama (72 percent) and Pittsfield, Massachusetts (28 percent), and is expected to be completed by March 2018.
Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $8,500,000 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.