General Dynamics Mission Systems, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, was awarded a $17,367,349 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, for engineering and technical services to support combat systems and command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C5I); and hull, mechanical and electrical (HM&E) equipment, components, software, training and equipment for the Austal Independence variant of the Littoral Combat Ship program. Work under this contract will be performed in Pittsfield, Massachusetts (80%); San Diego, California (5%); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (5%); Mobile, Alabama (5%); Singapore (5%), and is expected to be completed by May 2026. Fiscal 2021 other procurement (Navy) funds in the amount of $1,300,000 ($500 indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract minimum guarantee) will be obligated at time of award via an individual task order and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. All other funding will be made available at the task order level as contracting actions occur. This contract was not competitively procured via This contract was procured on a sole source basis in accordance with 10 U.S. Code 2304(c)(1) — only one responsible source and no other supplies or services will satisfy agency requirements. The Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is the contracting activity (N6449821D4021). (Awarded May 3, 2021)