HII Awarded $564 Million Contract for Submarine Engineering and Industrial
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
submarine John Warner (SSN 785). Photo by Chris Oxley/HII
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
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