Austal USA, Mobile, Ala., is being awarded a $7,917,425 modification to previously awarded contract to exercise an option for core Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) class services for the LCS program.
Austal USA will assess engineering, baseline, and configuration management services in support of the basic construction, post delivery, test and trials phases of the LCS class.
Work will be performed in Mobile, Ala. (30 percent); Pittsfield, Mass. (30 percent); Malvern, Pa. (20 percent); Newport News, Va. (13 percent); and various locations of less than two percent each, totaling (7 percent). Work is expected to be completed by December 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
World Maritime News Staff, December 21, 2011