U.S. Navy Awards Belcan Government Services The Seaport Next Generation Contract, A $50 Billion Multi-Year IDIQ Contract

The U.S. Navy has awarded the SeaPort Next Generation contract to Schafer Government Services, a division of Belcan‘s Government Services unit, the Arlington, Va., contractor announced Wednesday. The 10-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quality contract has a total value of $50B.
 
Belcan will compete for task orders to contribute engineering and program management support services. The company expects to also provide system design documentation and technical data support, organizational assessment and logistics support, and financial analysis.
 
“We look forward to continuing to support the Navy through the SeaPort Next Generation contract,” said Lee Shabe, president of Belcan Government Services. “Our team of skilled professionals brings a high level of engineering expertise with proven results to assist the Navy’s innovative advances through research and development and test evaluation.”
 
Previously, Belcan received a $850M, five-year prime IDIQ contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, GovConWire reported in August. Under that contract, Belcan competes against seven other companies for task orders to provide technical, administrative and financial services. The contract was the tenth award DARPA has awarded to Beclan in the past five years.
 
On Tuesday, ExecutiveGov reported that Vice Adm. Michael Moran, principal military deputy for the Navy, stated that “things can be done” when it comes to streamlining acquisition. Moran added that partnering with industry leaders is crucial to improving the Navy’s acquisition process and program offices must be held accountable for speeding up program execution.

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