Swiftships gets $14.5 million more for Iraq Navy support

Written by Nick Blenkey
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Swiftships patrol boats hauled out at Umm Qasr

OCTOBER 21, 2016 —Morgan City, LA, shipbuilder Swiftships LLC, is being awarded a $14,591,075 firm-fixed-price modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-4217) for the accomplishment of continuous lifecycle support for the Iraqi Navy.

Swiftships will provide technical expertise in preventative and planned maintenance, emergent repairs, and platform overhaul support services for Iraqi patrol boats, off-shore vessels, and defender boats. Work will be performed on Umm Qasr Naval Base, Iraq, and is expected to be completed by March 2017.

Foreign military financing funding in the amount of $14,591,075 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, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

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