Ribcraft USA Awarded U.S. Navy Contract for 132 7M Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats
Ribcraft USA is awarded a $38.6 million firm-fixed price, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity (IDIQ), single award contract by the U.S. Navy for construction of 132 seven-meter (7M) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs).
The total contract is for the construction and delivery of up to 278 7M RHIBs. The base contract also included options for associated support efforts related to the construction and delivery for engineering and industrial services, and provisioned items orders. At the time of contract award, 48 7M RHIBs are being purchased.
The Navy’s Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) is the contracting activity (N00024-20-D-2210). This contract includes options which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to around $78 million.
Work under the first order will be performed in Marblehead, Massachusetts, and is expected to be complete by March 2023.