BAE Systems gets $11M for USS Detroit work

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today BAE Systems gets $11M for USS Detroit work View post tag: BAe Systems View post tag: LCS Authorities View post tag: Freedom-variant The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems Southeast Shipyards Mayport an $11.3 million contract modification for work on the post shakedown availability (PSA) accomplishment for littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7).A PSA is accomplished within a period of approximately 10-16 weeks between the time of ship custody transfer to the navy and the shipbuilding and conversion, navy obligation work limiting date.The Lockheed Martin-built Freedom-variant LCS completed acceptance trials in July, 2016 and was delivered to the U.S. Navy on August 12, 2016. The ship was commissioned on October 22 and started her maiden trip to her new homeport of Mayport, Florida.Under the PSA contract, BAE Systems will work on the correction of government responsible trial card deficiencies and new work identified between custody transfer and the time of PSA. The company will also carry out engineering changes that were not incorporated during the construction period which are not otherwise the building yard’s responsibility under the ship construction contract.The PSA will take place in Mayport, Florida, and is expected to be completed by October 2017. BAE Systems gets $11M for USS Detroit work February 8, 2017 View post tag: US Navy View post tag: USS Detroit Share this articlelast_img read more

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