Nuclear Production One, LLC — a joint venture between Amentum and Fluor — has been awarded the contract to manage and operate the Y-12 National Security Complex and the Pantex Plant in Tennessee and Texas, respectively.
The performance-based, cost-plus-award-fee contract has a maximum value of $28 billion over a 5-year base and five 1-year option performance periods. The estimated value of the contract is $2.8 billion annually and includes a 4-month transition period starting in December.
Under the contract, NPOne will be responsible for performing all operational and management functions supporting the National Nuclear Security Administration at the two sites within the Nuclear Security Enterprise.
“We are extremely pleased to have been awarded this contract,” said Amentum CEO John Vollmer. “This award is a major milestone for Amentum and enables us to expand our role in maintaining a strategic deterrent to keep the U.S. and our allies safe. Amentum is committed to delivering our expertise in support of this critical NNSA mission.”
In addition to providing functional capabilities to meet the requirements of NNSA’s Stockpile Stewardship and Management Program, NPOne will support NNSA’s Offices of Naval Reactors; emergency operations; safety, infrastructure and operations; defense nuclear security; counterterrorism and counterproliferation; and defense nuclear nonproliferation.
“Our NPOne team is unmatched in managing complex nuclear facilities and will bring our best capabilities together to accomplish the mission safely and effectively in support of the Nuclear Security Enterprise,” said Mark Whitney, president of Amentum’s Nuclear & Environment Business Unit. “We are honored to be a part of this team and to begin working with the employees at Y-12 and Pantex under this new contract.”