NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (Dec. 20, 2017) — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded the Los Alamos Legacy Cleanup Contract to Newport News Nuclear BWXT Los Alamos, LLC (N3B), a joint venture led by SN3, part of HII’s Technical Solutions division, with partner BWX Technologies, Inc.
The work will be conducted at the U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration’s Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), a 36-square mile site in Los Alamos county about 25 miles northwest of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
The total value of the contract is $1.39 billion. The period of performance includes a 90-day Contract Transition Period, Base Period of five years, Option Period 1 for three years and Option Period 2 for two years, with a total period of performance of up to 10 years and three months. The contract primarily includes a cost-plus-award-fee line item with a cost-reimbursement line item for transition and an indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity line item.
“We are pleased that the Department of Energy has entrusted us with this important mission,” said Nick Lombardo, president of HII’s SN3 subsidiary within the Technical Solutions division. “SN3 has served the department in New Mexico for decades, and we look forward to expanding that service in northern New Mexico.”
Since its inception in 1943 as part of the Manhattan Project, LANL’s primary mission has been nuclear weapons research and development. The mission of the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management’s (DOE/EM) is to characterize and remediate contaminants in the environment; decontaminate, decommission and demolish process-contaminated facilities; and manage and dispose of legacy transuranic wastes, thereby reducing risks to the public, workers and the environment associated with legacy material, facilities and waste sites.
About HII Technical Solutions
HII Technical Solutions is a professional services business providing solutions to a variety of government and commercial customers worldwide. The division was formed in December 2016 when HII acquired Camber Corp. and combined it with HII’s existing services subsidiaries, including AMSEC, Continental Maritime of San Diego, Newport News Industrial, SN3, Undersea Solutions Group and UniversalPegasus International. Technical Solutions provides fleet maintenance and modernization, unmanned solutions and rapid prototyping, agile software development and network engineering, training systems, logistics support, nuclear engineering and fabrication, and oil and gas engineering. Technical Solutions employs more than 5,000 people working in 35 states and 11 countries, with mobile “fly-away” teams that support emergent situations around the globe.
BWXT is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government and commercial nuclear power industry. BWXT is a partner in joint ventures serving DOE/EM at locations such as the Savannah River Site, the Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant, the West Valley Demonstration Project and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP).
About Huntington Ingalls Industries
Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Integrated Missions Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs nearly 37,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit: