General Dynamics Wins USS Boxer Maintenance Contract
The U.S. Department of Defense announced that General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $20,7 million modification to previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract for USS Boxer (LHD 4) fiscal 2014 phased maintenance availability.
A phased maintenance availability includes 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, and is expected to be completed by December 2015.
Fiscal 2014 operations and maintenance (Navy) and fiscal 2014 working capital (Navy) funding in the amount of $20,745,556 will be obligated at time of award. Contract funds in the amount of $20,745,556 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.
Press Release, June 03, 2014; Image: Wikimedia