The U.S. Navy has awarded three multiple-award contracts worth approximately $2.76 billion combined to provide sustainment support for littoral combat ships homeported in Mayport, Florida.
BAE Systems’ ship repair business and Fincantieri Marine Systems North America will compete for delivery orders under a potential five-year, $1.3 billion contract for LCS sustainment work, the Department of Defense said Friday.
The service has selected Austal’s U.S. arm, Colonna’s Shipyard, East Coast Repair & Fabrication, Epsilon Systems Solutions, General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) NASSCO-Mayport subsidiary, North Florida Shipyards and Tecnico for the second multiple-award contract with a ceiling value of $965 million.
Small businesses Life Cycle Engineering, Neal Technical Innovations and Valkyrie Enterprises have won spots on a potential five-year, $499.2 million contract.
Work includes chief of naval operations dry docking selected restricted availabilities, ship assessments, continuous maintenance, preventative/planned maintenance, corrosion control, emergent maintenance and facilities maintenance support.
The vendors will primarily perform contract work in Mayport, outside the continental U.S. and other contiguous U.S. locations through August 2026.
Naval Sea Systems Command received 16 bids for the multiple-award contracts and will obligate $10,000 in fiscal 2021 operation and maintenance funds to each vendor as a minimum guarantee per contract.