Thursday, July 17, 2014

Contract: Ingalls, $23.5M

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Ingalls Shipbuilding, Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $23,499,948 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2402) for early industry involvement associated with the LHA(R) Program Flight 1 (LHA 8) ship design to initiate an affordability design phase. The early industry involvement contracts were awarded to U.S. shipyards that have the facilities and resources to build a large deck amphibious assault ship without major re-capitalization. Work will be performed in Pascagoula and is expected to be completed by May 2015. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation contract funds in the amount of $19,740,760 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity. (Source: DoD, 07/17/14)