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Newport News awarded $3 billion CVN 74 refueling contract.

  • February 19, 2021
  • News
Written by Nick Blenkey
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The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits the Strait of Hormuz, Jan. 20, 2019. [U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joseph Miller]

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Newport News Shipbuilding Division, Newport News, Va., has been awarded a $2,994,237,224 cost-plus-incentive fee contract for the USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Refueling Complex Overhaul.

This effort will refuel, overhaul and modernize the Nimitz-class nuclear aircraft carrier to support the second half of its 50-year service life.

Newport News Shipbuilding division is the original building yard contractor for all ships of the CVN 68 class.

Work will be performed in Newport News and Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by August 2025.

The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity (N00024-21-C-2106).

Categories: NewsTags: aircaft carrier, Huntington Ingalls, Newport News Shipbuilding, Refueling Complex Overhaul, refueling tankers, U.S. Navy, USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)

Read source:  https://www.marinelog.com/news/newport-news-awarded-3-billion-cvn-74-refueling-contract/

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