US Navy Awards $4.29 Billion Contract for CVN 79 USS John F. Kennedy Aircraft Carrier


Released on Friday, June 5, 2015
United States of America
CVN 79 John F. Kennedy
CVN - Attack Aircraft Carrier Nuclear-powered
US - United States
USS - United States Ship
Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $3,352,611,760 fixed-price-incentive-firm target contract for all remaining detail design and construction (DD&C) efforts for aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79). This new contract award, along with simultaneously awarded modification N00024-09-C-2116, will provide all design and construction services and material for the construction of CVN 79, including necessary research studies; engineering; design; related development efforts; detail design and procurement of material; construction; life cycle support; logistics data and other data to support the DD&C of CVN 79. Work will be performed in Newport News, Virginia, and is expected to be complete by June 2022. Fiscal 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) and fiscal 2015 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $188,031,383 will be obligated at time of award and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured in accordance with FAR 6.302-1 - only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-15-C-2114).

Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $941,175,219 cost-plus-incentive-fee modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2116) for labor to complete aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy (CVN 79) component and steel fabrication, selected construction unit assemblies, and all remaining direct material. This contract modification, along with simultaneously awarded new contract N00024-15-C-2114, will provide all design and construction services and material for the construction of CVN 79, including necessary research studies; engineering; design; related development efforts; detail design and procurement of material; construction; life cycle support; logistics data and other data to support the detail design and construction of CVN 79. Work will be performed in Newport News, Virginia, and is expected to be complete by June 2022. Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $350,843,727 will be obligated at the time of award and funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The contract was not competitively procured in accordance with FAR 6.302-1 - only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

Source: http://www.defense.gov/contracts/contract.aspx?contractid=5557&source=GovDelivery

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