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Up to $87.6M in Contracts for NAVSEA Weapons Demilitarization

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The Naval Sea Systems Command’s (NAVSEA) Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, MD awarded 2 performance-based, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity, multiple-award, cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts worth up to $87.6 million to provide engineering and demilitarization of munitions. Under the contracts, the winning bidders will provide analytical engineering and technical support services, analysis of requirements, assessments, data analysis/management, technical support, and program management support for the US Navy and other Department of Defense (DoD) and non-DoD customers. The winning bidders are: * El Dorado Engineering in Salt Lake City, UT, which received an $8.1 million contract, with a potential value of $43.1 million if all 4 one-year options are exercised (N00174-10-D-0007), and * Science Applications International Corp. in McLean, VA, which received an $8.4 million contract, with a potential value of $44.5 million if all 4 one-year options are exercised (N00174-10-D-0009). El Dorado Engineering uses the following techiques for munitions demilitarization: unpack and pull-apart operations, defusing, baseplate removal, waterjet cutting, and submunition extraction. According to the US Navy Munitions Demilitarization Policy, [pdf] demilitarization (DEMIL) of munitions involves the following: “The act of destroying the military offensive or defensive advantages inherent in certain types of equipment or material. The term includes mutilation, scrapping, melting, burning, […]

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