According to the Department of Defense, “Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) is being awarded a $206, 748, 092 cost-plus-fixed-fee option under existing previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-2110) for continuation of advance planning efforts to prepare and make ready for the refueling complex overhaul of USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). This effort will continue to provide for shipchecks, design, documentation, engineering, procurement, fabrication and preliminary shipyard or support facility work to prepare for and make ready for the refueling, overhaul, modernization and routine work on the ship and its reactor plants. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., is expected to complete February 2012. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.”
The Air Force has issued a presolicitation notice to seek information on a new aircraft to replace its fleet of legacy E-4B National Airborne Operations Center planes. A notice posted Wednesday on beta SAM website says the proposed Survivable Airborne Operations Center Weapon System aircraft will be a key National Military Command System component in support of the president, defense secretary and the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
The U.S. Navy has awarded four companies a $92M modification that increases the potential value of an indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for global contingency construction services to $1.24B. AECOM's (NYSE: ACM) URS subsidiary, Jacobs Engineering Group's (NYSE: JEC) CH2M business, KBR (NYSE: KBR) and Environmental Chemical Corp. hold positions on the IDIQ.