General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $359,750,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2229) for the procurement of the detail design and construction of a third Mobile Landing Platform ship. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (58 percent); Pittsburgh, Pa. (7 percent); Beloit, Wis. (6 percent); Crozet, Va. (3 percent); Chesapeake, Va. (2 percent); Belle Chasse, La. (1 percent); and various sites throughout the United States (14 percent) and outside the United States (9 percent). Work is expected to be complete by January 2015. 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.
February 27, 2012