Lockheed Martin Awarded Aegis WS Deal

Lockheed Martin Corp is being awarded a $54,6 million modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise option year one for ship integration and test of the Aegis weapon system (AWS) for AWS baselines through advanced capability build (ACB) 12.

The contract provides for Aegis shipboard integration engineering, Aegis test team support, Aegis modernization team engineering support, ballistic missile defense test team support, and AWS element assessments.

This contract will cover the AWS ship integration and test efforts for five new construction DDG 51 class ships and the major modernization of five DDG 51 class ships.

It will additionally cover the integrated combat system modifications and upgrades for all current ships with all AWS baselines up to and including ACB 12.

Work will mostly be performed in Moorestown, New Jersey and is expected to be completed by November 2015.

Funding in the amount of $6,751,038 will be obligated at time of award. Fiscal 2011 and 2013 shipbuilding conversion (Navy); fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2013 other procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $2,904,507, will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Press release, Image: US Navy

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