VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Sept. 20, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. (NYSE:HII) announced today that its AMSEC LLC subsidiary has been awarded a contract by the U.S. Navy for functions related to integrated logistics support for Hull, Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) technical data development, maintenance and management services.
The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract contains a base period with two one-year option periods which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of the contract to approximately $22 million.
"AMSEC has more than 30 years of experience delivering complete logistics and HM&E services to the U.S. fleet," said Harris Leonard, HII vice president and president of AMSEC operations. "We look forward to expanding our current support to carriers, surface ships, watercraft and submarines."
The contract is for electronic publishing, technical manual development, logistics engineering, planned maintenance system, supply and training development for HM&E logistics support.
The work will be performed primarily at AMSEC's Newport News location and at its work sites in Philadelphia; San Diego; Mayport, Fla.; Everett, Wash.; and Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. If all options are awarded, the work is expected to be completed by September 2014. The Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC), Carderock Division, Philadelphia Detachment is the contracting activity.
"We have an outstanding relationship with our customer that has developed over many years of providing them world-class logistics services, and we look forward to fostering that relationship," said William Rumschlag, AMSEC's division manager for work performed under this contract.
AMSEC LLC is a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries. With approximately 2,000 employees in 27 locations nationwide and overseas, AMSEC is a full-service supplier to the Navy and commercial maritime industry, providing naval architecture and marine engineering, naval ship systems assessments, maintenance engineering, waterfront maintenance support, acquisition program support, shipyard industrial engineering and C4I installation and support services. AMSEC also provides life-cycle integrated logistics services, including technical manual development, provisioning documentation, spare parts management, training development and delivery, and software development.
About Huntington Ingalls
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) designs, builds and maintains nuclear and non-nuclear ships for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard and provides after-market services for military ships around the globe. For more than a century, HII has built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. Employing more than 37,000 in Virginia, Mississippi, Louisiana and California, its primary business divisions are Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls Shipbuilding. For more information, visit:
- HII on the web: www.huntingtoningalls.com
- HII on Facebook: www.facebook.com/HuntingtonIngallsIndustries
- HII on Twitter: twitter.com/hiindustries
The Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. logo is available at http://newsroom.huntingtoningalls.com/Multimedia-Gallery/HII-Logo-20c.aspx