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Chris Miner: Huntington Ingalls Division to Maintain 2 Aircraft Carriers for Navy

Chris Miner
Chris Miner

Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ (NYSE:HII) Newport News Shipbuilding arm will help maintain the USS Nimitz and USS Carl Vinson supercarriers under a two-year, $75 million contract.

The contract also covers nuclear trade labor, discrete tasks and training support work, HII said Thursday.

Chris Miner, Newport News Shipbuilding vice president for in-service aircraft carrier programs, said the project’s goal is to bring the two warships back into service in a cost-effective and timely manner.

The HII division will provide the services at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Washington and Naval Base Coronado in San Diego through June 30, 2017.

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