General Dynamics awarded $1.08B Navy contract modification
General Dynamics has been awarded a $1.08B fixed-price-incentive modification to a previously awarded contract for the procurement of detail design and construction of expeditionary sea base, or ESB, 6 and ESB 7, as well as definitization of ESB 6 long lead time material, pre-production and engineering support. Work is expected to be complete by January 2025. This contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $1.63B and be complete by January 2025. FY19 and FY18 shipbuilding and conversion funding in the amount of $1B will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured in accordance with U.S. Code 2304 only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington is the contracting activity.