USN: $40M to Convert Ships to No-CFC A-C
York International Corp. in York, PA received a $47.9 million firm-fixed-price, indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract for the procurement of up to 40 x 200-ton DDG-51 Arleigh Burke Class destroyer Air Conditioning Plant kits, 19 x 200-ton CG-47 Ticonderoga Class cruiser Conversion Kits, 9 x 125-ton LSD-41 Whidbey Island Class amphibious transport Conversion Kits, and 6 x 300-ton LHD-1 Wasp Class amphibious air/assault ship Air Conditioning Kits, with associated equipment and support services.
Subject conversion kits are required to modify the existing shipboard centrifugal compressor air conditioning plants to operate with non-CFC refrigerant on CG-47, DDG-51, LSD-44 through 52, and LHD-1 Class surface ships. Work will be performed in York, PA and is expected to be complete by August 2010. The contract was not competitively procured by the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, Ship Systems Engineering Station in Philadelphia, PA (N65540-07-D-0015)