Navy Modifies LPD 17 Contracts for Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin

December 1, 2010
By George Seffers

Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Incorporated, Pascagoula, Mississippi, and Raytheon Company Integrated Defense Systems, San Diego, California, have been awarded contract modifications valued at more than $43 million for Northrop Grumman and nearly $38 million for Lockheed Martin. The two companies will provide lifecycle engineering and support services for LPD 17 class integrated shipboard electronic systems. The following services will be provided:  post-delivery planning, logistics and engineering, homeport technical support, integrated product data environment, data maintenance, equipment management, systems integration and design engineering, software support, research engineering, obsolescence management-both technical and logistics, material readiness support, emergent repair planning, training and logistics support; planning yard support of integrated electronic systems, including fleet modernization program planning, ship alteration development and installation, material management, configuration data management, research engineering, logistics documentation, and other logistics and executing activity coordination, and management; performance-based logistics support, including providing sustaining engineering and obsolescence management support for unique LPD 17-class integrated shipboard electronic systems. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

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