Australian Hobart class destroyer (image : AusAWD)
Lockheed Martin Mission Systems & Sensors, Moorestown, N.J., is being awarded a $197,500,977 cost-plus-fixed-fee, performance incentives contract for post-Critical Design Review (CDR) Aegis Combat Systems Engineering to support the government of Australia (case AT-P-LCQ) under the Foreign Military Sales program.The government of Australia selected the Aegis Combat System for its Australian Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD) program. These requirements include the necessary combat systems engineering, computer program development, ship integration and test, logistics technical services, technical manuals and staging support to design and build an Aegis Weapon System (AWS) to support the AWD program.
The AWD AWS baseline will be derived from a technology refreshed variant of the U.S. Navy AWS Baseline 7 Phase I.
Naval Sea Systems Command contract N00024-09-C-5104 supported these efforts through Aegis Combat System Critical Design Review.
This contract will support all post-CDR efforts. This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $211,425,860. Work will be performed in Moorestown, N.J. (86 percent), and Adelaide, Australia (14 percent), and is expected to be completed by December 2014. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured.
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-10-C-5125).