NASSCO Lands USD 107.9 Million USS Essex Contract

General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.(NASSCO ), San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $107,994,835 modification to previously awarded cost-plus award fee/incentive fee contract  for the USS Essex (LHD 2) fiscal 2012 dry-dock phased maintenance availability.

This 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.

Naval Today Staff, September 27, 2012