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Contractor: Northrop Grumman Ship Systems, Incorporated
Northrop Grumman Ship Systems Inc., Pascagoula, Miss., is being awarded a $1,003,329,142 fixed-price incentive modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-06-C-2222) for construction of the ninth LPD 17 Class Amphibious Transport Dock ship (LPD 25). LPD stands for Landing Platform Dock, although the ship is usually referred to as an amphibious transport dock. LPD 17 will perform more than amphibious missions and serve as more than a transport for the landing forces. This contract provides full funding for construction of one LPD 17 Class ship (LPD 25), to include design and engineering efforts, material procurement, testing and quality assurance required to support ship construction, as well as initial spares and technical documentation loadout. The contractor will also provide the management efforts, including subcontract and risk management, during the entire period of construction and testing. Work will be performed in New Orleans, La. (85 percent) and Pascagoula, Miss. (15 percent), and work is expected to be completed by Nov. 2011. Contract funds will not expireat the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington Navy Yard, D.C., is the contracting activity.
Total Contract Value: $1,003,329,142