$544M to Support Foreign Ships
VSE Corp. in Alexandria, VA is being awarded a $544 million cost-plus-award-fee, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract to provide foreign navy continuous life-cycle support services for naval vessels bought, sold or otherwise transferred through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program to FMS customers.
Services provided under this contract include design, configuration management, field engineering, maintenance planning, maintenance, spare parts support, training, casualty and depot level repair. The contractor provides engineering, technical, procurement, logistics, test, inspection, calibration, repair, maintenance, equipment upgrade installation, and overhaul support services including reactivation to safe-to-sail status. Work will be performed in Alexandria, VA and in various locations throughout the world as required by FMS customers, and is expected to be complete by April 2010. The contract was competitively procured and advertised on the Internet, with one proposal received. This contract supports the Government of Egypt and other countries under the Foreign Military Sales program (more on the Egyptian Navy’s recent FMS buy of Ambassador MkIII Fast Attack Craft). The Naval Sea Systems Command in Washington, DC issued the contract. (N00024-05-D-4204).