General Dynamics Wins $115M for Amphibious Ship Repairs, Upgrades

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) was awarded a $115,016,340 contract modification to perform maintenance services on the U.S. Navy’s amphibious landing ship, the USS Oak Hill, the Defense Department announced Thursday.

Through the modification the Falls Church,Va. will extend dry docking and modernization services.

General Dynamics will also perform a variety of extended repairs on several shipboard systems including the power management platform, engineering control systems and chilled water distribution systems for the LSD-class amphibious landing ships.

Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va.

The Pentagon expects General Dynamics to finish by June 2013.

The Norfolk Ship Support Activity, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity.

Earlier this month the firm agreed to acquire Earl Industries’ ship repair and coating division.

The division will become part of General Dynamics NASSCO subsidiary.

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