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Alteration Installation Team (AIT) Description and Specifications




1.1. BACKGROUND: The Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division, Combatant Craft Division
(NSWCCD), Code 83 is responsible for providing quality and responsive full spectrum, full life cycle
engineering and technical support for watercraft classes (see List of Watercraft Classes, Attachment 1) for
the Department of Defense (DoD), and other Government entities. Associated watercraft systems include
not only internal watercraft systems (e.g., engines, piping, generators, batteries, cabling, navigation
equipment, etc.), but also those items that allow the user commands to perform their missions, such as
trailers, transporters, prime movers, launch and retrieval systems, hoisting and lifting components/systems,
cradles, aircraft transport support systems, aircraft deployment systems, stowage systems, and
maintenance/supply containers/modules. For the remainder of this document, the term watercraft will be
used to indicate all those systems. NSWCCD sponsors include the U.S. Navy, Special Operations
Command, U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force, U.S. Marine Corps, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border
Protection, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Defense Intelligence Agency, Drug
Enforcement Agency, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Department of Homeland
Security, U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, U.S. Department of Energy, Federal Bureau of Investigation,
the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and foreign countries/entities.

1.2. INTRODUCTION: This contract is for the acquisition of modernization services/installation in support
of the NSWCCD mission. This is a multi-disciplinary contract that requires the following support;
program management, planning, logistics/material procurement, prototyping, incidental repair, and
alteration installation with advanced knowledge in the following industrial support areas; hull/structural,
mechanical, electrical and electronic systems.

1.2.1. Alteration Installation Team (AIT) is defined herein as a group of contractor personnel that

accomplish installation of modernization packages to a wide variety of Navy Boats and Combatant
Craft. This requirement involves the purchase and or/fabrication, storage, kitting, transportation and
installation of modernization packages. Government direction in the form of Boat Alterations
(BOAT ALTs) and Liaison Action Reports (LARs) detail the modernization efforts to be
accomplished. Installation of the modernization packages will be conducted by Fly-Away teams who
will accomplish installation at various military installations both inside the Continental United States
and Outside the Continental United States (CONUS/OCONUS).

1.3. LOCATIONS: The contractor shall perform in a wide variety of locations both CONUS and OCONUS.

The expected work distribution by performance location is: Mid-Atlantic US (25%); Southwest US (25%);
Northeast US/Gulf Coast US/Northwest US/Other 10%, OCONUS (40%). OCONUS locations typically
include, but are not limited to; Bahrain, Djibouti, Dubai, Greece, Guam, Italy, Japan, Spain, United Arab
Emirates, Hawaii and Alaska.

1.3.1. The contractor shall work on various projects at several sites simultaneously, both CONUS and

OCONUS. Contract performance may occur at, but is not limited to the following locations; fleet
operational sites, forward-deployed sites onboard various military installations and offsite contractor
facilities. Contractor facilities to conduct installations are not a requirement at this time; however the
Government is open to consideration of such if determined mutually beneficial to all parties.
Location of work performance will be specified in the Delivery Order (DO).

1.3.2. The contractor shall utilize Fly-Away teams comprised of contractor personnel to support travel

to/from the locations for modernization package installations detailed in the DO.

Alteration Installation Team (AIT) Description and Specifications

2. APPLICABLE DOCUMENTS: Standards and specifications controlling individual tasks will be identified and

provided in each DO and include the following:

2.1. American Bureau of Shipping Codes, Rules and Guides, January 2020
2.2. United States Code of Federal Regulations, March 2021
2.3. American Boat and Yacht Council Recommended Practices and Standards
2.4. Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers Codes and Standards
2.5. American Society of Mechanical Engineers Codes and Standards
2.6. American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers Handbook of Fundamentals

2.7. Society of Automotive Engineers Codes and Standards
2.8. American Institute of Steel Construction Codes and Standards
2.9. American Society for Testing and Materials Specifications
2.10. American Welding Society Codes and Standards
2.11. United States Coast Guard Pamphlet CG 169 Navigation Rules, International Inland 72 COLREGS 02


MAY 2020

2.12. NAVSEA Standard Items (NSI) FY 23
2.13. Standard Specifications for U.S. Navy Craft, 23 August 2006
2.14. Naval Ships Technical Manual (NSTM) series
2.15. NAVSEA SL720-AA-MAN-010 Fleet Modernization Program Management and Operations Manual 24

2.16. NAVSEA S9040-AA-IDX-10/SWBS 5D Expanded Ship Work Breakdown Structure for all Ships &

2.17. MIL-STD-2003-1A (NAVY) Electrical Plant Installation Standard Methods for Surface Ships and

September 2015

Ship/Combat Systems

Submarines September 3, 2009

2.18. MIL-STD-461F Requirements for the Control of Electromagnetic Interference Characteristics of

Subsystems and Equipment December 10, 2007

2.19. MIL-STD-1310H Notice 1 Shipboard Bonding, Grounding, and Other Techniques for Electromagnetic

Compatibility and Safety August 12, 2014

2.20. MIL-STD-22D Notice 3 Welded Joint Design March 21, 1991
2.21. MIL-STD-1689A, Fabrication, Welding and Inspection of Ships Structure November 23, 1990
2.22. NAVSEA T9008-B4-MAN-010 Inspection and Repair Manual for Fiber Reinforced Plastic Boats and

Craft April 15, 1992

20, 1993

2.23. NAVSEA 0900-LP-060-4010 Fabrication, Welding and Inspection of Metal Boat and Craft Hulls August

2.24. NAVSEA TO300-AU-SPN-010 A Fabrication, Welding and Inspection of Small Boats and Craft,

Aluminum Hulls October 5, 1992

2.25. United States Army Regulation AR 70-38 C1 Research, Development, Test and Evaluation of Material for

Extreme Climatic Conditions September 15, 1979

2.26. MIL-HDBK-1222D Guide to the General Style and Format of US Army Work Package Technical

2.27. MIL-STD-40051-1C Preparation of Digital Technical Information for Interactive Electronic Technical

2.28. MIL-STD-40051-2C Preparation of Digital Technical Information for Page-Based Technical Manuals

2.29. MIL-PRF-32216A Evaluation of Commercial Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Manuals and Preparation of

Manuals July 21, 2010

Manuals (IETMs) December 2015

December 2015

Supplemental Data 12 August 2011

2.30. MIL-PRF-49506 Notice 1 Logistics Management Information (LMI) January 18, 2005
2.31. Watercraft Fabrication Drawings (as-built)
2.32. Watercraft Alteration Drawings
2.33. BOATALT, CRAFTALT or SHIPALT Record or Liaison Action Record (LAR)

Alteration Installation Team (AIT) Description and Specifications

2.35. DoD 5000.1 The Defense Acquisition System May 12, 2003
2.36. DoD 5000.2 Operation of the Defense Acquisition System January 7, 2015
2.37. NSWCCD Instructions, Processes and Standards
2.38. NAVSEA T9074-AQ-GIB-010/248; Requirements for Welding and Brazing Procedure and Performance

Qualification 01 August 1995

2.39. NAVSEA T9074-AS-GIB-010/271; Requirements for Nondestructive Testing Methods 14 September

2.40. MIL-STD-2035A (SH); Nondestructive Testing Acceptance Criteria 15 May 1995
2.41. NAVSEA Instructions 4790.1B; Ships Work Breakdown Structure 10 April 2007
2.42. OPNAV Instruction 5090.1D; Environmental Readiness Program Manual 10 January 2014
2.43. DOD Instruction 4715.05 Environmental Compliance at Installations outside the United States, 05 Oct

2.44. DODI 8500.01 Cybersecurity 14 March 2014
2.45. NAVSEA Instruction 9400.2A NAVSEA Platform Information Technology Control Systems

Cybersecurity Governance and Guidance 18 July 2005

2.46. NSWCCD-83-TM-2020/10, Essential Cyber Security Components (ECSC) Data Collection and

Documentation, January 2021

2.47. NAVSEA US Navy Boat Electrical Practices; NSWCCD-23-TM-2009/58

Note: The contractor shall utilize the latest version of the standards, specifications, and references listed
above. Where amendments or revisions have been made after award, the contractor shall comply with the
most recent version upon written approval by, or instruction from the respective Government Point of
Contact (GOV POC). Copies of the Standards identified above can be obtained through ASSIST
( or on the Internet. Standards not easily available can be provided by the
COR/TA upon request.




3.1. Program Management

3.1.1. General The contractor shall provide the management necessary for the efficient and effective

administration and control of work performed under each DO issued. The contractor shall manage
tasks to meet cost, schedule, and performance of each DO. This taskings shall include standard,
complex or other support situations in fulfillment of the customer's needs. The contractor shall
provide program management, scheduling, tracking, reviewing, and estimating of projects assigned,
resource material, facilities, personnel, and services for assigned project, schedule, prioritize and
track all projects, and report any discrepancies or conflicts