HII Awarded $564 Million Contract for Submarine Engineering and Industrial Work

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Naval Industry News - USA
 
 
 
HII Awarded $564 Million Contract for Submarine Engineering and Industrial Work
 
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division was awarded a $106 million contract to provide engineering and industrial support on U.S. Navy submarines, special mission submersibles, submarine support facilities and related programs. If all options are exercised, the total value of the contract will be $564 million.
     
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) announced that its Newport News Shipbuilding division was awarded a $106 million contract to provide engineering and industrial support on U.S. Navy submarines, special mission submersibles, submarine support facilities and related programs. If all options are exercised, the total value of the contract will be $564 million.
The Virginia-class submarine John Warner (SSN 785). Photo by Chris Oxley/HII
     
Work will include engineering, design, configuration management, integrated logistic support, database management, research and development, modernization and industrial support. Work will begin immediately and is expected to continue through September 2019.

"Receiving this contract allows Newport News Shipbuilding to continue decades of delivering the best engineering, design and logistics support for U.S. Navy submarines," said Jennifer Boykin, Newport News' vice president, engineering and design. "We look forward to providing continued support to the operational readiness of our nation's submarine force."

Newport News is one of only two U.S. shipyards capable of building nuclear-powered submarines and has completed hundreds of ship repair projects for the U.S. government, ranging from paint repair to complete hull and machinery renovation.
 

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