AMSEC to support US Navy’s modernisation programme

19 March 2015 (Last Updated March 19th, 2015 18:30)

Huntington Ingalls Industries's (HII) subsidiary AMSEC has received a contract from the US Navy to provide engineering and technical services, which will support the navy modernisation programme.

Huntington Ingalls Industries's (HII) subsidiary AMSEC has received a contract from the US Navy to provide engineering and technical services, which will support the navy modernisation programme.

With an estimated ceiling amount of $83m, the three-year indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has also been awarded to several other contractors.

AMSEC operations president Harris Leonard said: "AMSEC has more than 34 years of experience delivering complete hull, mechanical and electrical services and alteration installation team solutions to the US fleet.

"We will build on our record of superior service to the Naval Surface Warfare Center and the naval fleet they support."

"We will continue to utilise our highly skilled industrial workforce and company resources on all tasking, in order to meet the needs of the fleet."

The work assigned for AMSEC will be performed in various fleet homeports for the US Navy and the Government of Poland. It is expected to be completed by March 2018.

HHI stated that future options may include foreign military sales to Greece, Australia and Taiwan.

AMSEC project programme manager Christopher Fiori said: "Deploying new technologies and providing maintenance, modernisation and technical services for the US Navy and other Department of Defense technical communities is AMSEC's primary mission.

"We will continue to utilise our highly skilled industrial workforce and company resources on all tasking in order to meet the needs of the fleet."

For the US Navy and the commercial maritime industry, AMSEC offers naval architecture and marine engineering, naval ship systems assessments, maintenance engineering, waterfront maintenance support, acquisition programme support, shipyard industrial engineering, and C4I installation and support services.