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Contractor: Northrop Grumman Newport News
Northrop Grumman Newport News, Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $754,011,210 modification (cost type) to previously awarded contract (N00024-04-C-2118) for continuation of CVN 21 design effort; long lead time material and non-nuclear advance construction; and system development, engineering services, and feasibility studies for the Future Aircraft Carrier Program. Also will provide all CVN 21 services and material in preparation for ship construction planned to commence in FY08, including the necessary research studies; engineering; design; related development efforts including required Engineering Development Models and prototypes for engineered components; advanced planning; advanced procurement for detailed design and procurement/fabrication of long lead material; advanced construction, system specifications; design weight estimate; logistics data; lists of government-furnished equipment; production planning; further definition of initiatives to reduce CVN 21 total ownership costs; and other data to support an integrated product data environment for CVN 21. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va. (90 percent) and Groton, Conn. (10 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2007. 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: $754,011,210