BAE Systems gets $146.3 million contract for cruiser modernization

Written by Marine Log Staff
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The USS Gettysburg in Navy file photo on a visit to the Gulf of Oman in 2014

AUGUST 21, 2018 — The Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is awarding BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, VA, a $146,342,267 firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) fiscal 2018 modernization period availability, according to an announcement today by the Department of Defense.

The purpose of this availability is a combination of maintenance, modernization and repair of USS Gettysburg.  This is a “long-term” availability and was competed on a coast-wide (West coast) basis without limiting the place of performance to the vessel’s homeport.

Under the contract, BAE will provide the facilities and human resources capable of completing, coordinating and integrating multiple areas of ship maintenance, repair and modernization.  This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $151,342,267. The work will be performed at the shipyard in Norfolk, and is expected to be completed by March 2020. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2018 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $146,342,267 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.


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