Patriot Contract Services has secured a potential $455.16 million contract to help the Military Sealift Command operate and maintain eight Watson-class U.S. Naval Ships used to transport ground vehicles to destinations across the globe.
MSC said in an award notice posted Thursday the firm-fixed-price-award covers operations and maintenance support of roll-on, roll-off ships owned by the government.
The vessels are USNS Watson, USNS Sisler, USNS Dahl, USNS Red Cloud, USNS Charlton, USNS Watkins, USNS Pomeroy and USNS Soderman.
According to the request for proposals released in 2019, the scope of work includes condition monitoring and corrective maintenance services.
Concord, California-based PCS noted on its website the company also manages seven U.S. Maritime Administration ready reserve force ships.