BAE Systems American land and armaments division has received a $169.3 million contract to manufacture an additional 33 amphibious combat vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps.
The U.S. Marine Corps exercised options under the ACV production contract with a potential value of up to $3.35 billion, the U.S. Department of Defense said Wednesday.
The following is the contract notice:
“BAE Systems Land & Armaments L.P., Sterling Heights, Michigan, is awarded a $169,334,012 modification (P00139) to previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (M67854-16-C-0006) for Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV). The total value of the contract if all options are exercised is $3,354,159,920.
This modification provides for the exercise of options for the procurement of 33 full rate production ACVs and associated production, and fielding and support costs. Work will be performed in York, Pennsylvania (60%); Aiken, South Carolina (15%); San Jose, California (15%); Sterling Heights, Michigan (5%); and Stafford, Virginia (5%), with an expected completion date of August 2023. F
iscal 2022 procurement (Marine Corps) funds in the amount of $169,334,012 will be obligated at the time of award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Marine Corps Systems Command, Quantico, Virginia, is the contracting activity (M67854-16-C-0006).”