US Navy Contract Announcements October 12, 2018

Complete Parachute Solutions, Deland, Florida, is awarded a $9,270,000 modification under previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (M00264-18-C-0007) for the Multi-Mission Parachute Course. The Multi-Mission Parachute Course provides training and technical support for all Military Free-Fall training to ensure compliance with all Federal Aviation Administration Regulations and Marine Corps Orders to safely meet the Marine Corps Training Input requirements. This contract includes four one-year option periods which, if exercised, could bring the cumulative value of this contract to $42,763,854. Work will be performed in Coolidge, Arizona, and is expected to be completed…

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US Navy Contract Announcements September 27, 2018

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Pascagoula, Mississippi, is awarded a $5,104,668,778 fixed-price-incentive, firm target multiyear contract for construction of six DDG 51 class ships, two in fiscal 2018 and one each in fiscal 2019 through 2022. This contract includes options for engineering change proposals, design budgeting requirements, and post-delivery availabilities on the awarded firm multiyear ships, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $5,253,076,779. This contract includes options for construction of additional DDG 51 class ships. These options may be subject to future competitive actions in accordance…

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US Navy Contract Announcements September 28, 2018

Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is awarded a $395,549,739 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-17-C-5409) for procurement of fiscal 2017 and 2018 Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) full rate production requirements and spares. This contract modification includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $579,718,607. Work will be performed in East Camden, Arkansas (31 percent); Tucson, Arizona (19 percent); Wolverhampton, United Kingdom (15 percent); Andover, Massachusetts (7 percent); Middletown, Ohio (4 percent); San Jose, California (3 percent); Anniston, Alabama (2 percent); Dallas, Texas (2 percent); Huntsville,…

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US Navy Contract Announcements September 17, 2017

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is awarded a $104,260,102 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to previously awarded contract N00024-15-C-2105 to exercise options for engineering, technical, design, configuration management, integrated logistics support, database management, research and development, modernization and industrial support for nuclear submarines. Work will be performed in Newport News, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by September 2019. Fiscal 2018 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $981,700 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval…

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HMS Queen Elizabeth Arrives in Norfolk

September 17, 2018 – HMS Queen Elizabeth has arrived in Norfolk, Virginia, having escaped the clutches of Hurricane Florence, which is continuing to wreak devastation over large areas of the East Coast of the USA. The ‘WESTLANT 18’ Task Group, which includes the carrier’s escort, HMS Monmouth, was forced to take evasive action to avoid the damaging winds which have lashed North and South Carolina and Virginia, bringing tidal surges and several months’ worth of rain throughout the weekend. Instead of heading directly north from Mayport Naval Base last week,…

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US Navy Contract Announcements September 12, 2018

The Boeing Co., Seattle, Washington, is awarded $194,517,924 for modification P00126 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-14-C-0067) for P-8A Aircrew Training System production concurrency upgrades in support of the Navy and the government of Australia. The training system upgrades are required for training devised to be ready for initial training to meet future mission capabilities. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida (50 percent); Whidbey Island, Washington (30 percent); Adelaide, Australia (10 percent); Dallas, Texas (5 percent); and St. Louis, Missouri (5 percent), is expected to be completed in…

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US Navy Contract Announcements September 11, 2018

Web Business Solutions Inc.,** Fredericksburg, Virginia, is awarded a contract ceiling $70,553,538 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to provide support for the Command and Control Training and Education Center of Excellence. Work will be performed in Camp Pendleton, California (27 percent); Quantico, Virginia (23 percent); Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (17 percent); Okinawa, Japan (16 percent); Twenty-nine Palms, California (10 percent); Marine Corps Base Hawaii (7 percent), and is expected to be completed by September 2025. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $4,703,500 will be obligated on the…

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NATO welcomes new Supreme Allied Commander Transformation

September 11, 2018 – General André Lanata took over as Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (SACT) today (11 September 2018) from General Denis Mercier at a change of command ceremony at Allied Command Transformation in Norfolk, Virginia. NATO Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg, congratulated General Lanata on his appointment to his new command. “General Lanata’s record is second to none, and he is the right person to lead the Command in the years ahead,” said Mr Stoltenberg. General Lanata, former Chief of Staff for the French Air Force, began his career as…

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Navy Establishes U.S. 2nd Fleet, Vice Adm. Lewis Assumes Command

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson presided over a ceremony establishing U.S. 2nd Fleet and naming Vice Adm. Andrew “Woody” Lewis as the commander during a ceremony aboard the nuclear aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), Aug. 24, at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. “Although deeply consequential, the meaning of this establishment can be summarized simply as a dynamic response to a dynamic security environment — a security environment clearly articulated in the National Defense Strategy,” said Richardson. “We first need to understand this competitive security environment and…

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Coast Guard Cutter Northland returns to homeport after 79-day patrol

August 25, 2018 – Coast Guard Cutter Northland (WMEC-904) returned to Portsmouth, Virginia, after completing a 79-day patrol in the Western Atlantic Ocean, Saturday. The Northland is a 270-foot medium endurance cutter homeported out of Portsmouth, and routinely deploys in support of counter-drug, alien migrant interdiction, fisheries, and search and rescue missions. The cutter crew interdicted 642 kilograms of cocaine and six suspected drug smugglers from a low-profile smuggling vessel while operating in the Western Atlantic Ocean. With the assistance of the Coast Guard Cutter Richard Dixon (WPC-1113) crew and…

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U.S. Navy Awards BAE Systems $146.3 Million Contract to Modernize USS Gettysburg

November 23, 2018 – BAE Systems was awarded a $146.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64). The Gettysburg will undergo about 15 months of work at the company’s shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, the ship’s homeport. The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value to $151.3 million. “Working again with the Navy and our ship repair partners, we will return the Gettysburg back to the fleet in enhanced shape with clear improvements to its operational capability and better…

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US Navy Contract Announcements August 20, 2018

Rockwell Collins Government Systems, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is awarded $288,537,270 for modification P00001 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N00421-18-D-0004) to exercise option year one for the manufacture and delivery of the AN/ARC-210 family of radio equipment in support of Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Foreign Military Sales customers. Work will be performed in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and is expected to be completed in September 2021. No funds will be obligated at time of award. Funds will be obligated on individual orders as they are issued. The Naval…

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US Navy Contract Announcements August 17, 2018

The Boeing Co., St. Louis, Missouri, is awarded a $152,485,214 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to design, development, integrate and test the Infrared Search and Track System (IRST) Block II, Phase II engineering change as a replacement to the IRST Block I system in support of the F/A-18E/F aircraft. Work will be performed in Orlando, Florida (86 percent); and St. Louis, Missouri (14 percent), and is expected to be completed in December 2021. Fiscal 2018 research, development, test and evaluation (Navy) funds in the amount of $13,000,000 will be obligated at the time…

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US Navy Contract Announcements August 9, 2018

Science Applications International Corp., Reston, Virginia, is awarded a $596,600,000 indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract (N6523618D8014) with provisions for cost-plus-fixed-fee, fixed-price-incentive, firm-target, and firm-fixed-price delivery/task orders. The contract is for the production and delivery of integrated command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems, networks and support equipment. The work includes procuring, fabricating, assembling, integrating, testing, inspecting and delivering a highly diverse range of systems that include various complex designs provided by Navy program offices in the form of technical data packages. Systems vary in complexity, but generally include the integration of…

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US Navy Contract Announcements August 8, 2018

Amsec LLC, Virginia Beach, Virginia (N00039-11-D-0030); Serco Inc., Herndon, Virginia (N00039-11-D-0032); VT Milcom Inc., Virginia Beach, Virginia (N00039-11-D-0033); KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, Columbia, Maryland (N00039-15-D-0034); and M. C. Dean Inc., Tysons, Virginia (N00039-15-D-0035), are awarded a combined $374,000,000 modification to a previously awarded indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, hybrid, cost-plus-incentive fee, fixed-price-incentive-firm-target, cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price, multiple award contract to increase ceiling and extend period of performance for installation and operational certification of shipboard and shore facility command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems. This contract modification contains two options, which if exercised, would…

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