NASSCO Awarded USS Whidbey Island Repair Deal
General Dynamics, NASSCO, is being awarded a $16,9 million undefinitized contract action as a modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise option for repairs and alterations for USS Whidbey Island (LSD-41) 5A2 continuous maintenance availability.
This continuous maintenance availability will consist of various repairs and alterations, such as main propulsion diesel engine overhaul, deck plating repairs, stern gate repairs, 60-ton crane repairs, well deck ventilation repairs, and non-skid.
Work will be performed in Norfolk, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by April 2015.
Fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $8,458,215 will be obligated at contract award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.
The Mid Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center, Norfolk, Virginia, is the contracting activity.
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