HII gets $175M US Navy support contract

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ (HII) Technical Solutions division has received a contract to provide maintenance, training and planning support for US Navy aircraft carriers.

As informed, the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract includes a five-year ordering term, with a total potential value of $175 million.

“We are very pleased the U.S. Navy has entrusted us to support the readiness of one of our nation’s most important power projection platforms,” Garry Schwartz, president of Technical Solutions’ Defense and Federal Solutions business group, said.

Specifically, HII will provide engineering services, maintenance and operator training as well as technical and repair services in support of maintenance and planning for the overhaul, modernization and repair of shipboard elevators, cargo-handling equipment and associated systems installed within US Navy aircraft carriers.

The work, contracted by Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) will be performed onboard aircraft carriers in Norfolk, Virginia; San Diego, California; Bremerton and Everett, Washington; Japan, and other fleet concentration areas to be determined.

Photo: Illustration. The flight deck of USS Nimitz. US Navy file photo