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Contractor: BAE Systems, Land and Armaments LP, US Combat Systems
BAE Systems, Land & Armaments L.P., U.S. Combat Systems, Minneapolis, Minn., is being awarded a $63,603,774 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5349) for fiscal 2012 production requirements for canisters and associated hardware in support of the MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS). The MK 41 VLS provides a missile launching system for CG 47 and DDG 51 class ships, as well as surface combatants of allied navies. Efforts under this contract include the production of the canisters for the Standard Missile-2, Vertical Launch Anti-Submarine Rocket, Standard Missile-3, Standard Missile-6, Evolved Seasparrow Missile, and Tactical Tomahawk. The canisters provide rocket motor exhaust gas containment and a launch rail during missile firing. They also serve as missile shipping and storage containers. Work will be performed in Aberdeen, S.D. (87 percent); Minneapolis, Minn. (5 percent); Germany (4 percent); Australia (2 percent); Spain (1 percent); The Netherlands (.5 percent); and Turkey (.5 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Total Contract Value: $63,603,774