Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Contract: Austal, $144.6M

Austal USA, Mobile, Ala., was awarded a $144,623,645 fixed-price incentive (firm target) modification to previously awarded contract N00024-21-C-2209 for the detail design and construction of two towing, salvage, and rescue ships (T-ATS 11 and 12). The contract modification establishes options for up to three additional ships, which, if exercised, will bring the total cumulative value of the contract to $385,084,067. Work will be performed in Mobile (54%); Chesapeake, Va. (20%); Jacksonville, Fla. (6%); Boca Raton, Fla. (4%); New Orleans, La. (3%); and suppliers each representing less than 1% of contract value (13%). Fiscal 2021 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $144,623,645 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity. (Awarded Sept. 30, 2021) (Source: DoD, 10/05/21)