General Dynamics, National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO), San Diego, California, is being awarded a $24,385,582 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-14-C-2409 for LX(R) Amphibious Ship Replacement program design acceleration and contract design engineering support. LX(R) contract design efforts were previously awarded as an option under contract N00024-16-C-2229 (T-AO 205) and are being transferred and exercised under the existing LX(R) Early Industry Involvement contract for administrative purposes. LX(R) Amphibious Ship Replacement program awarded early industry involvement contracts to two U.S. Shipyards (Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc., Ingalls Shipbuilding Division; and General Dynamics NASSCO) that have the facilities and resources to build a large amphibious ship without major re-capitalization. NASSCO will be required to perform design efforts, special studies, analyses, and reviews in support of the LX(R) Amphibious Ship Replacement program acceleration and contract design. The tasking may include efforts related to systems engineering, marine engineering, naval architecture, cost estimating and computer modeling. Work will be performed in San Diego, California (77 percent); Bath, Maine (19 percent); and Pittsfield, Massachusetts (4 percent), and is expected to be completed by the end of September 2017. Fiscal 2016 research, development, test and evaluation funding in the amount of $5,369,000 is being obligated at time of award, and contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.
Cape Environmental Management Inc., Norcross, Georgia, is being awarded a $17,178,089 firm-fixed-price contract for the construction of the Hydrant Fuel Facility at Joint Base Andrews. The work to be performed provides for construction of two outlet direct fueling systems, two above-ground fuel storage tanks, a pump house and fuel filter/separator facility, transfer pipeline, and fueling apron. Work includes all necessary pumps, control systems, cathodic protection, automatic tanks gauging, site work, blast deflectors, utility connections, and security lighting. The contract also contains one unexercised option, which if exercised, would increase cumulative contract value to $17,772,494. Work will be performed in Camp Springs, Maryland, and is expected to be completed by January 2018. Fiscal 2015 military construction (Defense-wide) contract funds in the amount of $17,178,089 are obligated on this award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Navy Electronic Commerce Online website, with seven proposals received. The Naval Facilities Engineering Command Washington, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N40080-15-C-0161).