USS Peleliu Decommissioning Ops Awarded to GD

General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, California, is being awarded a $7,2 million modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Peleliu (LHA 5) fiscal 2015 decommissioning.

After 35 years of service, USS Peleliu (LHA 5) will be removed from active service and placed in decommissioned status.

Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed in March 2015.

Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $7,279,014 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego, California, is the contracting activity.

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