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Navy Exercises Third Option Year in Lockheed Aegis Weapon Ship Integration, Testing Contract

Navy Exercises Third Option Year in Lockheed Aegis Weapon Ship Integration, Testing Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event

090326-N-0000X-001Lockheed Martin has landed a $60.9 million contract modification to integrate and test the Aegis weapon system aboard the U.S. Navy's DDG 51 class ships under the third option year of a previously awarded contract.

The company will perform Aegis shipboard integration engineering, support the Ballistic Missile Defense test team and assess AWS elements  through Advanced Capability Build 12, the Defense Department said Monday.

The AWS ship integration and test programs cover five new DDG 51 class ships and five modern DDG 51 class vessels, as well as the integrated combat system modifications and upgrades for existing ships with AWS baselines up to ACB 12.

Lockheed will carry out work in New Jersey, Virginia, Mississippi, California, Maine, New Jersey and various places through November 2017.

The Navy will obligate $20.6 million from its fiscal 2011 shipbuilding and conversion, fiscal 2015 weapons procurement, fiscal 2016 other procurement, fiscal 2016 research and development, fiscal 2016 other customer funds and fiscal 2017 operations and maintenance funds at the time of award.

AWS is a command-and-control and weapons control system built to detect and destroy targets.

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