Norfolk Shipbuilding & Drydock Corp., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded an $8,409,850 fixed-price contract for the Phased Maintenance Availability of USS Gunston Hall
(LSD 44). Work includes miscellaneous structural, electrical, and mechanical repairs including ship alterations, and alterations equivalent to repairs. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by June 2002. Contract funds in the amount of $8,409,850 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was competitively procured via the Internet, with seven proposals solicited and four offers received. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, USN, Portsmouth, Va., is the contracting activity.