On December 3rd the Navy awarded a Multiple Award Contract (MAC) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) new contract vehicle to Netsimco and 1,870 other companies. The SeaPort-Next Generation (SeaPort NxG) contract holds a total value of $5 billion and includes a five-year base period with one five-year option. This contract will replace the SeaPort-e contract vehicle and will provide two categories of services: Engineering Services and Program Management Services. Services within the two Categories contain 23 functional area subcategories, which may be performed under this contract for new and existing product areas, programs, or missions, which are assigned to these activities during the life of the contract. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, Military Sealift Command, Naval Facilities Command, Office of Naval Research, or the United States Marine Corps may issue task orders under this contract.