US Navy Contract for National Steel & Shipbuilding

Press Release
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
'USS Essex': Photo credit Dept of Defense

National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., awarded a US$107,994,835 contract for work on 'USS Essex' dry docking maintenance program.

The new contract is a modification to previously awarded cost-plus award fee/incentive fee contract (N00024-07-C-4013) for the USS Essex (LHD 2) fiscal 2012 dry-dock phased maintenance availability.

It would include the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship's military and technical capabilities.

Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by February 2014.  Contract funds in the amount of $107,994,835 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity. 


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