Austal USA, Mobile, Alabama, is awarded a $13,586,012 fixed-priced-incentive undefinitized contract modification to previously awarded contract N00024-16-C-2217 for the incorporation of a structural bow section engineering change proposal to the 11th and 12th Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) ships (formerly Joint High Speed Vessel – JHSV). The EPF provides high-speed, shallow-draft transportation capability to support the intra-theater maneuver of personnel, supplies and equipment for the Navy, Marine Corps and Army. This modification is an undefinitized contract action for implementation of change to the bow structure on EPF 11 and EPF 12 on the DD&C Contract Line Item (CLIN) for each respective ship. Work will be performed in Mobile, Alabama (56 percent); Pascagoula, Mississippi (35 percent); Franklin, Massachusetts (7 percent); and Wilmer, Alabama (2 percent), and is expected to completed by July 2019. Fiscal 2015 and 2016 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $8,151,608 will be obligated at time of award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.