NASSCO Awarded Further USS America Works

General Dynamics, NASSCO received a $31,7 million modification to previously awarded contract for USS America (LHA 6) fiscal 2015 post-shakedown availability.

During a post-shakedown availability, NASSCO will repair or improve the design of the ship in preparation for final contractor trials.

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

Fiscal 2015 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy); fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy) and fiscal 2015 operations and maintenance (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $31,773,194 will be obligated at time of award. Funds in the amount of $9,553,086 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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