Two Companies Awarded DDG-51 Modernization Funds

April 6, 2017

The Boeing Co., Huntington Beach, California (N00024-17-C-4108); and DRS Laurel Technologies Inc., Johnstown, Pennsylvania (N00024-17-C-4109), are being awarded a firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for AN/USQ-82(V) Gigabit Ethernet Data Multiplex System (GEDMS) ship set hardware, spare parts and installation and checkout repair for the DDG-51 modernization program, the DDG-51 new construction program, DDG-51 foreign military sales to Korea and Japan, the LHA 8, and Aegis Ashore programs. The GEDMS variant of the AN/USQ-82(V) delivers technologically-refreshed IC data network, which enables critical and real-time control system communications throughout the DDG-51-class destroyer. The Boeing Co. is being awarded $6,908,084 and the contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $116,479,956. DRS Laurel Technologies Inc., is being awarded $8,314,864 and the contract includes options, which if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $76,328,664. Work under the Boeing contract will be performed in Huntington Beach, California, and is expected to be completed by December 2023. Work under the DRS contract will be performed in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be completed by December 2023. Fiscal 2016 and 2017 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $6,908,084 will be obligated on the Boeing contract at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Fiscal 2016 and 2017 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $8,314,864 will be obligated on the DRS contract at the time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. These contracts were subject to a limited competition, with two offers received. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

 

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