On January 26, 2017, NAWCTSD notified LB&B and subcontractor Anchor Innovations that we were awarded the re-compete task order under the FTSS III Contract for Navigational Seamanship Ship-Handling, Contractor Instructor Services (NSS CIS). This award is the second subsequent award for a total of 10 years of service. The instructors use Polaris V-2 and COVE III Full Mission Bridge and Bridge Wing simulators and classrooms to train each ships bridge and navigation watch teams. The LCS instructors utilize Bridge Part Task Trainers to train both LCS-1 and LCS-2 variant ships for the LCS Junior Officer and Officer of the Deck Courses. The training that our instructors provide are based on the needs of each type of ship and the Pacific and Atlantic Surface Force Commanders and the Surface Warfare Officer School requirements.
The locations for which we serve include: NB San Diego, CA; NS Everett, WA; NS Pearl Harbor, HI; NS Yokosuka, Japan; NS Sasebo, Japan; NS Norfolk, VA; NS Mayport, VA; NS Newport, RI; Fleet Support Activity Bahrain, and NS Rota, Spain. LB&B is very proud of our entire instructor team for putting us in a position to re-win this vitally important task order. Their hard work and professionalism has not gone unnoticed by LB&B. Finally, thank you to everyone that contributed to the proposal effort which includes Rick Franz, Executive Senior Vice President, Jim Ryan, Director of Business Development, Shannon Klisiewicz, Proposal Coordinator, Jeff Mendenhall, Senior Vice President, Robert Wood, Senior Program Manager, William Ault, Western Region Manager, Mike Turner, Eastern Region Manager, and Ed Long, SWOS Newport RI Lead.