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General Dynamics Subsidiary Wins $104M for USS Comstock Inspection

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General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) NASSCO subsidiary has won a $104,804,120 U.S. Navy contract modification to renovate and modernize the USS Comstock, the Defense Department announced Wednesday.

NASSCO will perform work under the Navy’s fiscal year 2012 Extended Docking Phased Maintenance Availability fund, which covers inspection and testing of ships systems and components.

The subsidiary received an estimated $68 million modification in April under these funds.

Work under the new award occur in San Diego through May 2013 and the Southwest Regional Maintenance Center in San Diego, Calif. is the contracting activity.

The Comstock returned to its home port in September after a seven-month deployment, where it conducted maritime security operations and theater cooperation efforts, according to the Navy.

During one phase of deployment, the ship served as the platform for the Scan Eagle drone that provided a Marine Corps unit intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data for more than 800 flight hours, the Navy said.

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