GD NASSCO shipyard gets DDG 76 drydocking contract
General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, California, is awarded a $72,520,873 firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of USS Higgins (DDG 76) fiscal 2018 Extended Dry-Docking Selected Restricted Availability, the U.S. DoD's contract announcement said.
This availability will include a combination of maintenance, modernization, and repair of USS Higgins. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $89,137,388. Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by September 2019. Fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2018 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $72,520,873 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds in the amount of $58,938,888 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
This contract was competitively procured using full and open competition via the Federal Business Opportunities website, with two received in response to Solicitation No. N00024-18-R-4400. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity (N00024-18-C-4400).