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BAE Systems awarded $24.6M for post-shakedown availability for Freedom-class ship

BAE Systems awarded $24.6M for post-shakedown availability for Freedom-class ship

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Feb. 14 (UPI) -- The Navy has award BAE Systems with a $ 24.6 million contract for post-shakedown availability for one Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, the Pentagon announced Friday. A post-shakedown availability takes place in a period of about 16 weeks between the transfer of a ship to the Navy and the shipbuilding conversion date. Freedom-class littoral combat ships, which are built by Lockheed Martin, carry a variety of light weapon systems as well as short-range missiles and anti-submarine torpedoes. BAE's post-shakedown availability will include correction of trial card deficiencies, new work identified between custody transfer and the time of the availability and incorporation incorporation of approved engineering changes not addressed under the building yard's construction c...
BAE contracted for fitting-out, post-shakedown efforts for Portland, Murtha LPDs

BAE contracted for fitting-out, post-shakedown efforts for Portland, Murtha LPDs

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Nov. 22 (UPI) -- BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair Inc. has been awarded a modified contract to complete the fitting out availability process for the USS Portland LPD-27, a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship for the U.S. Navy.The deal, announced Tuesday by the Department of Defense, is worth more than $ 8.7 million under a cost-plus-award-fee modified contract, so BAE Systems will be given a base amount fee which is fixed at the inception of the contract, in addition to an award amount determined by the U.S. government that they believe provide sufficient motivation for excellence in contract performance.The contract seeks to "exercise the option for the accomplishment of the fitting out availability for the LPD 27 amphibious transport dock ship and for continued efforts asso...