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Contractor: L-3 Communications
L-3 Communications, Leesburg, New Jersey, is being awarded a $7,565,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-12-C-4232) for the production of the first two shipsets of the Hybrid Electric Drive (HED) Electric Propulsion System (EPS) for DDG 51 class ships, as well as engineering services and associated provisioning items. L-3 Communications will develop and provide a fully integrated DDG 51 HED EPS, suitable for backfit application that meets the physical, functional and performance requirements suitable for installation on the DDG 51 Class Flight IIA ships. The HED EPS will provide an additional propulsion option at low speeds, resulting in less fuel consumption than currently possible with the existing installed equipment. Work will be performed in Mankato, Minnesota (51 percent), Zamudio, Spain (30 percent), Leesburg Virginia (19 percent), and is expected to be completed by July 2016. Fiscal 2015 research, development, test, and evaluation and other procurement (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $7,565,000 will be obligated at the time and award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia is the contracting activity.
Total Contract Value: $7,565,000