vertical launch system

August 26, 2020
 

DRS Laurel Technologies, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is awarded a $24,036,708 firm-fixed-price contract for programmable power supply MK 179 Mod 0 production in support of the Vertical Launch System. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $73,100,086. Work will be performed in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and is expected to be complete by June 2022. If all options are exercised, work will continue through February 2025. Fiscal 2020 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) (67%); and fiscal 2020 other procurement (Navy) (33%) funding in the combined amount of $24,036,708 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

May 12, 2020
 

BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P., Minneapolis, Minnesota, is awarded a $42,842,169 firm-fixed-price modification to previously awarded contract N00024-20-C-5380 for MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) canister production and ancillary hardware. This modification combines purchases for the Navy (68%); and the governments of Japan (11%); Australia (6%); Norway (6%); Netherlands (6%); and Turkey (3%), under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. Work will be performed in Minneapolis, Minnesota (10%); and Aberdeen, South Dakota (90%). This option exercise provides for the manufacture and delivery of MK 13 Mod 0, MK 21 (Mod 2 and 3), MK 21 Mod 1 and MK 29 Mod 0 canisters, ancillary hardware and MK 13 Mod 0 canister renews.

February 20, 2020
 

Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, Baltimore, Maryland, was awarded a $233,036,890 firm-fixed-price undefinitized contract action for the procurement of Mk 41 Vertical Launching System vertical launcher module assemblies, modernization kits and spare components. This contract combines purchases for the Navy (74%) and the governments of Korea (18%), Finland (4%), and Germany (4%) under the Foreign Military Sales program. Work will be performed in Baltimore, Maryland (40%); Indianapolis, Indiana (36%); Farmingdale, New York (9%); Saginaw, Michigan (5%); Waverly, Iowa (2%); Thomaston, Connecticut (2%); Chaska, Minnesota (2%); St.

November 5, 2018
 

BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P., Minneapolis, Minnesota, is being awarded a $45,899,932 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-5325) for mechanical design agent engineering services in support of the MK41 Vertical Launch System. The MK 41 Vertical Launch System provides a missile launching system for CG-47 and DDG- 51 class surface combatants of the Navy, as well as surface combatants of allied navies. This effort includes mechanical, cable, canister and canister support equipment, design/system engineering support and integration support and associated ancillary material (e.g. composites, resin, carbon fiber, etc.) and material ordering requirements for the Navy’s high priority ballistic missile defense.

June 14, 2018
 

Teradyne Inc., North Reading, Massachusetts, is awarded an $8,472,733 firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract with a five-year ordering period for automated test system hardware and software to test circuit card assemblies (CCA) for the Mark 41 Vertical Launch System. The objective of the contract is to purchase a test system that can utilize legacy test program sets to read the CCAs for the MK41 VLS, producing timely and compatible test results without the need for costly redevelopment.