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 1,000 military and civilian SUPSHIP professionals provide oversight of cost, schedule and quality for Navy new construction shipbuilding. SUPSHIPs administer shipbuilding contracts worth over $169B.
SUPSHIPs are Responsible for Administering the Navy’s New Construction, Nuclear Repair and Modernization Contracts Accomplished in the Private Sector:
- Aircraft Carriers
- Nuclear Submarines
- Surface Combatants
- Amphibious Ships
- Auxiliary Ships
- Service Craft
- MSC Ships
- Special Warfare Craft
- Other DoD Ships/Craft
- US Coast Guard
- New Ship Construction Project Management
- Ship Repair, Maintenance and Modernization Project Management
- Contracting and Contract Administration
- Quality Assurance
- Resource Management
- Information Technology Management
- Financial Management
Serving as DoDs designated Contract Administration Office (CAO) responsible for performing Contract Administration Services (CAS) for all DoD contracts awarded to assigned contractors.
Enforce contract requirements, ensuring contractors and the government satisfy their contractual obligations.
Work with contractors and government activities to facilitate greater quality and economy in the products and services being procured.
Manage the complexities and unique demands of ship construction and nuclear repair projects by performing the following non-CAS functions for Navy Program Executives Offices (PEOs), the Fleet, and NAVSEA headquarters:
- Project Management
- Technical Authority
- Contract Planning