August 18, 2004
$107 million Navy award for Northrop Grumman
Northrop Grumman Ship Systems--Avondale Operations, New Orleans, La., is being awarded a $107,121,910 letter-contract modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-01-C-2224) for additional long lead time materials necessary to support preparation of the Amphibious Transport Dock Ship, LPD 23, construction. The effort shall include not only procurement but also inspection, testing, storing and maintaining the long lead material. The contractor will perform material sourcing, material ordering, vendor interface and material quality assurance, and will provide the management efforts including subcontract and risk management. Work will be performed in New Orleans, La., and is expected to completed by December 2008. None of the funds will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.