Huntington Ingalls Industries has won $5.1 billion multiyear contract for construction of six DDG 51 class ships, two in fiscal 2018 and one each in fiscal 2019 through 2022.
This contract includes options for engineering change proposals, design budgeting requirements, and post-delivery availabilities on the awarded firm multiyear ships, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to $5.2 billion, the United States department of defense said in a statement Thursday.
This contract includes options for construction of additional DDG 51 class ships. These options may be subject to future competitive actions in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract, and therefore the dollar values are considered source selection sensitive information and will not be made public at this time.
This contract was procured via a limited competition between Huntington Ingalls Inc. and Bath Iron Works with two offers received.