Home / DoD / Navy Lowers NGEN Cost Projections; Shawn Hendricks Comments

Navy Lowers NGEN Cost Projections; Shawn Hendricks Comments

Site: FCC.gov

The U.S. Navy has reduced the projected $10 billion cost for its Next Generation Enterprise Network contract to between $4.5 and $5.4 billion over five years, Bob Brewin reports on Nextgov.

Capt. Shawn Hendricks, NGEN program manager, told reporters on Friday the network will cost between $900 million and $1.07 billion per year, Brewin reported.

The Navy plans to award the contract in February 2013 but will structure the contract so the competition does not end with contract award.

NGEN has been broken up into enterprise services and transport services, allowing for separate contracts for each piece of the system or ability to combine them into a single contract award, according to Brewin.

Brewin reports the new contract cost estimate puts NGEN in the same range as the cost of the Navy Marine Corps Intranet program, currently managed by HP Enterprise Services.

HP and teammates AT&T, IBM, Northrop Grumman Corp. and Lockheed Martin Corp. are competing against a team comprised of Computer Sciences Corp., General Dynamics Harris Corp. and Verizon.

Check Also

GAO: Air Force to Deploy New Combat Rescue Helicopters to Active Component by FY 2020

The Government Accountability Office has found that the U.S. Air Force intends to start fielding in fiscal 2020 new Combat Rescue Helicopters to replace aging HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopters that have recorded the most flight time when it comes to staff recovery missions. GAO said in a report published Thursday the service will initially deploy the new helicopters to the active component six years ahead of the reserve component and to the Air National Guard by 2027.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *