NASSCO wins LSD 49 contract worth potential $119 million

Written by Nick Blenkey
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190815-N-EZ002-1069 GULF OF ADEN (Aug. 15, 2019) Assault amphibious vehicles (AAV) assigned to the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) transit toward land after exiting the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49). Harpers Ferry is part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group and 11th MEU and is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Keypher Strombeck/Released)

General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO), San Diego, California, has been awarded a $98,074,420 contract for the execution of the USS Harpers Ferry (LSD 49) FY 2020 docking phased maintenance availability. The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring its cumulative value to $118,964,999.

The purpose of the long-term availability is to maintain, modernize and repair the amphibious dock landing ship. It was solicited on a coast-wide (West coast) basis without limiting the place of performance to the vessel’s homeport and was competitively procured via the Federal Business Opportunities website with three offers received in response to the solicitation

Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by December 2020.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity

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