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Delivering the Navy's Future Fleet
NAVSEA's four SUPSHIPs - Bath, Groton, Gulf Coast and Newport News - execute Navy shipbuilding contracts to ensure the highest quality ships are delivered to the fleet. They are co-located with major shipbuilders and are the Navy’s on-site technical, contractual and business authority. More than 1,400 military and civilian SUPSHIP professionals provide oversight of cost, schedule and quality for Navy new construction shipbuilding. SUPSHIPs administer shipbuilding contracts worth over $193B.
SUPSHIPs are responsible for administering the Navy’s new construction, nuclear repair and modernization contracts accomplished in the private sector:
SUPSHIP Mission, Functions and Tasks (per NAVSEAINST 5450.36C)
To independently administer and manage the execution of DoD contracts awarded to assigned commercial entities at the contractors’ facilities in the shipbuilding and ship repair industry.
Manage the complexities and unique demands of ship construction and nuclear repair projects by performing the following non-Contract Administration Service (CAS) functions for Navy Program Executives Offices (PEOs), the Fleet, and NAVSEA headquarters: