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  • 5 November 2012
    Industry news

    General Dynamics (GD) NASSCO Earl Industries has received a $25,072,533 modification to a previously awarded contract for USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Ship Terminal Operation Program in support of the deactivation of the ship. Read more. As we wrote earlier, the U.S. Navy is going to scrap the nation’s oldest active duty warship USS Enterprise (“Big […]

  • 23 December 2019
    Vessels

    General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (GD-NASSCO) has launched the construction of the US Navy’s John Lewis-class oiler USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206). “This ship will have significant contributions as part of our Combat Logistics Force, serving as the primary fuel pipeline from resupply ports to ships at sea,” said Mike Kosar, Support Ships, Boats […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities

    General Dynamics NASSCO on Saturday christened the U.S. Navy’s newest ship, the USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP-3 AFSB). The ship is named in honor of the late U.S. Marine Corps Lieutenant General Lewis “Chesty” Puller, the most decorated Marine and the only one to be awarded five Navy Crosses. The Saturday morning christening ceremony took […]

  • 27 December 2019
    Vessels

    Norfolk-based shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO has been awarded a USD 96.9 million contract for the execution of the USS Mason (DDG-87) fiscal year 2020 depot modernization period. The contract covers a combination of maintenance, modernization and repair of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer. “This is a “long-term” availability and was solicited on a coast-wide (East and […]

  • 14 January 2019
    Industry news

    US shipbuilder General Dynamics NASSCO held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on January 11 to commission its new panel line, which expands steel production capabilities for the construction of commercial and government ships in San Diego. The new panel line enables distortion-free welding of plates as thin as five millimeters to produce lighter, more energy efficient ships. […]

  • 30 December 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy awarded General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding a $324.4 million contract to definitize the long lead time material and to award the detail, design and construction of Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) 5. NASSCO received a $106 million contract in June this year to procure long lead time material and engineering support for ESB 5 Previously […]

  • 8 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    GD NASSCO to Christen US Navy’s Future MLP 3 US Navy’s future USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP 3 AFSB) will be christened on Saturday, February 7, at General Dynamics NASSCO Shipyard, in San Diego. Irish Navy Decommissions Its OPV LÉ Aoife The Irish Navy’s has decommissioned one of its Offshore Patrol Vessels after 35 years […]

  • 6 March 2017

    The U.S. Navy awarded three San Diego shipyards a combined $383 million of contract modifications for the maintenance and modernization of amphibious ships homeported in San Diego, California. The three shipbuilders to win the contracts are BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, Continental Maritime of San Diego and General Dynamics, National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.. The […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding a $136.7 million contract for the procurement of long lead time materials for the US Navy’s sixth Expeditionary Sea Base ship. Long lead time contracts are awarded to contractors to establish pre-production and engineering support before ships start construction. This contract will allow […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    General Dynamics NASSCO began construction on the fifth ship of the U.S. Navy’s expeditionary transfer dock (ESD)/expeditionary sea base (ESB) program on January 25. The still unnamed fifth ESB ship will feature a a 52,000 square-foot flight deck, fuel and equipment storage, repair spaces, magazines, mission planning spaces and accommodations for up to 250 personnel. Serving as […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics’ division NASSCO-Norfolk a $21 million contract to carry out extended dry-docking selected restricted availability on USS Gonzalez (DDG 66). This availability will include a combination of maintenance, modernization, and repair of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer. This is a “long-term” availability and was competed on a coast-wide (East […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, began construction on the second ship of the U.S. Navy’s newly reclassified Expeditionary Base Mobile (ESB) program yesterday, October 14. The 784-foot ship will be configured with a 52,000 square-foot flight deck, fuel and equipment storage, repair spaces, magazines, mission planning spaces and accommodations for […]

  • 17 August 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics, National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO), a $24.38 million modification to a previously awarded contract for LX(R) amphibious ship replacement program design acceleration and contract design engineering support. The LX(R) contract was awarded to General Dynamics as an option under the contract to build six T-AO 205 oilers on […]

  • 15 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. (NASSCO) a $147.6 million contract for work on the modernization of Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cowpens (CG 63). This is a “long-term” availability which will include a combination of maintenance, modernization and repairs. The August 14 contract is the latest in […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    General Dynamics NASSCO is being awarded a $24,1 contract for littoral combat ships (LCS) sustainment execution in support of LCSs homeported in or visiting San Diego, California. This sustainment execution contract is for both LCS variants. The company will be to provide planned maintenance, facility maintenance, execution planning, accomplishment of Chief of Naval Operations availabilities, emergent […]

  • 22 August 2018
    Authorities

    The US Naval Sea Systems Command has awarded BAE Systems a $146.3 million contract for the modernization of Ticonderoga-class cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64). The cruiser modernization contract for BAE Systems is similar to the one awarded to GD NASSCO for the modernization of USS Cowpens (CG 63) on August 14. The contract awarded to BAE […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics’ shipbuilding division NASSCO a $83 million contract for the refurbishment of the U.S. Navy’s Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD-4). NASSCO will perform a phased maintenance availability on the ship which includes depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that update and improve the ship’s military and technical capabilities. The government […]

  • 6 July 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Military Sealift Command’s newest expeditionary sea base USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams (T-ESB 4) completed her maiden voyage on July 5, arriving at Naval Station Norfolk from San Diego, California. USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams is the second unit of the ESB variant, delivered to the navy in February 2018 after completing builder’s and acceptance trials […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities

    US Navy’s future USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP 3 AFSB) will be christened on Saturday, February 7, at  General Dynamics NASSCO Shipyard, in San Diego. The MLP AFSB is designed to provide dedicated support for Airborne Mine Countermeasures (AMCM) as well as special warfare missions. The ship is capable of supporting additional missions including: counter-piracy operations, […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Industry news

    General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.(NASSCO) has received a $12.1 million worth contract modification to exercise the option for the fitting-out availability of San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock, the USS Somerset (LPD 25). The contract includes engineering, planning, management, labor and material in support of the fitting-out availability. Work will be performed in San […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US defense department has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $1.6 billion contract for the construction of the sixth and seventh ships of the Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program. The contract provides $1.08 billion as a fixed-price-incentive modification to a previous contract for the design and construction of the two ships, with an option for […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    General Dynamics NASSCO is being awarded a $7,2 million modification to previously awarded contract for USS George H.W Bush (CVN 77) fiscal 2015 planned incremental availability. The CVN multi-ship, multi-option contract addresses maintenance, repair and modernization efforts for CVN-68 class aircraft carriers homeported in and visiting the Hampton Roads, Virginia, area, as well as for […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    General Dynamics NASSCO-Bremerton is being awarded a $33,7 million modification to previously awarded contract for the repair and alterations for USS Nimitz (CVN 68). This modification is awarded under contract line item number (CLIN) 0014 of the existing five-year contract for non-nuclear maintenance, repair and alterations of CVN 68 and CVN 78 class ships. USS Nimitz […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy’s newest expeditionary sea base (ESB) ship, Miguel Keith (ESB 5), successfully completed Acceptance Trials on October 11, four months after it first took to sea. The trials were conducted off the coast of southern California after departure from the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. shipyard in San Diego. During the […]

  • 21 September 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    General Dynamics NASSCO on Thursday hosted a steel-cutting ceremony to mark the start of construction of the first of a new class of US Navy oilers. The oilers will be known as the John Lewis-class, after the lead ship in the class. USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205) is expected to be completed by November 2020 […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Authorities

    The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding (NASCO) a $16.3 million contract for the maintenance and repairs of Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Pinckne (DDG 91). Under the contract, NASCO is to perform what is referred to as a selected restricted availability which will include depot-level maintenance, alterations and modifications that will update and […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The US Navy is set to hold a christening ceremony for the expeditionary sea base ship USNS Miguel Keith (ESB 5) on October 19, at General Dynamics NASSCO, San Diego. The ship is being christened after it completed acceptance trials earlier this month. ESB 5 is named in honor of Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    A keel-laying ceremony for the first in a new class of US Military Sealift Command operated oilers was held at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard in San Diego on May 13. Kevin Graney, NASSCO president welcomed ship namesake, Rep. John Lewis (D Ga.), and ship’s sponsor, actress Alfre Woodard who attended the ceremony. “I am […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding (NASSCO) a $34.5 million contract for the post shakedown availability of USNS Lewis B. Puller (T-ESB 3). During the maintenance works, NASSCO will also upgrade the ship to allow it to support special operations forces. Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Muehlbauer, Puller’s military crew officer-in-charge, said in June this year […]