According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is being awarded a $48, 881, 988 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification to contract (N62793-07-C-0001) for continuation of fiscal 2011 advance planning and continuous maintenance efforts to prepare and make ready for the defueling and inactivation of the USS Enterprise (CVN 65) and its reactor plants. This effort will provide for all advanced planning, ship checks, design, documentation, engineering, procurement, fabrication, repair and preliminary shipyard or support facility work. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected to complete by September 2011. Contract funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding Conversion and Repair, Newport News, Va., is the contracting activity.
“General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) is being awarded an $8, 494, 937 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2303) to provide additional systems engineering services associated with the detail design and construction of the DDG 1000 Zumwalt class destroyer. Systems engineering efforts include detail design excursions, shock qualification, production process prototype manufacturing, and life-cycle support services prior to Post Shakedown Availability. Work will be performed in Bath, Maine, and is expected to be completed by September 2011. 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.”