New Navy Contracts

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded $7,000,000 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-08-C-2100) for planned and growth supplemental work for the accomplishment of the fiscal year 2008 extended drydocking selected restricted availability (EDSRA) of USS Enterprise (CVN 65).  EDSRAs are similar to an overhaul in that it will restore the ship, including all subsystems that affect combat capability and safety, to established performance standards.  This will also provides an opportunity to perform hull inspections and recoating, and other maintenance related evolutions below the waterline that cannot be accomplished while the ship is waterborne.  Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected to be completed by January 2010.  Contract funds in the amount of $7,000,000 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity.

Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding Inc., Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $12,104,240 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-4404) for the USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) fiscal 2010 Planned Incremental Availability (PIA).  A PIA provides for an extensive renovation and modernization of an aircraft carrier, including alterations and repairs as well as inspection and testing to all ships systems and components ensuring safe and dependable operation of the ship.  Work will be performed in San Diego and is expected to be completed by May 2010.  Contract funds in the amount of $12,104,240 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego is the contracting activity.


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