Crowley to Maintain Navy’s Maritime Prepositioning Force Ships for $43M

Maritime Prepositioning ForceThe U.S. Navy has selected Crowley Technical Management to provide operations and maintenance services for six Maritime Prepositioning Force ships under a $43 million firm-fixed-price contract.

The Defense Department said Wednesday the contract runs through September 2016 and has four one-year options, which will bring the total potential contract value to $231.6 million.

The ships support the worldwide prepositioning requirements of Military Sealift Command, DoD said.

According to the Navy, prepositioning is part of U.S. efforts toward military readiness by placing ships carrying supplies and equipment at strategic locations.

Maritime Prepositioning Force ships position supplies in support of U.S. Marine Corps operations.

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