BIW gets $12.6 million LCS design services award

USS Independence LCS-2APRIL 16, 2013 — Bath Iron Works, Bath, Maine, is being awarded a $12,599,317 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2302) to exercise an option for Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Class Design Services.  LCS Class Design Services provide necessary engineering, program, and technical support for LCS Class ships.  This effort includes class baseline design services, class documentation services, class engineering studies, cost estimating support, LCS ship transition, and liaison for ship construction and post delivery with the class design agent for LCS 6 and follow.  Work will be performed in Bath, Maine (52 percent); Pittsfield, Mass. (47 percent); and Mobile, Ala. (1 percent), and is expected to be completed by June 2014.  Fiscal 2012 Shipbuilding and Conversion, Navy funding in the amount of $12,599,317 will be obligated at time of award.  Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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