A joint venture ofÂ Huntington Ingalls Industriesâ (NYSE: HII)Â SN3 subsidiary andÂ BWX Technologiesâ (NYSE: BWXT)Â technical services group has received a notice to proceed from theÂ Energy Department to begin transition work on the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico.
HII said Wednesday the Newport News Nuclear BWXT-Los AlamosÂ JV started Wednesday the 90-day transition period under a potential 10-year, $1.39 billion contract to clean up contaminants at the national labâs 36-square mile site.
The contract awarded in December 2017 by DOEâs National Nuclear Security Administration has a five-year base term, a three-year option period and another two option years.
N3B will work with subcontractors Longenecker & Associates and Tech2 Solutions to respectively provide quality assurance and water program management services for the project.
SN3 is part of HIIâs technical solutions division that was established in December 2016 after HIIÂ completed its purchaseÂ of Huntsville, Alabama-based government services contractorÂ Camber Corp.