USA: Navy, BAE Systems Ink USS Kearsarge Contract



BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair, Norfolk, Va., is being awarded a $26,945,901 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-11-C-4407) for the USS Kearsarge (LHD-3) fiscal 2011 planned maintenance availability.

The effort to be performed includes planning and execution of a work package containing major repairs to tanks, flightdeck, aircraft elevators, free-board preservation and painting, and modifications to update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities.

Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by November 2011. Contract funds in the amount of $26,945,901 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Norfolk Ship Support Activity, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity.

Source: defense, September 29, 2011