General Dynamics Lands $157M Contract to Maintain Navy’s USS Essex

USS_EssexGeneral Dynamics (NYSE: GD) NASSCO will maintain the USS Essex amphibious assault ship under a $156.5 million add-on contract for phased maintenance availability.

The company will perform depot-level maintenance and overhaul to update the ship’s military and technical systems, General Dynamics said Thursday.

General Dynamics will carry out the task through June 2017 in San Diego, California.

USS Essex serves as the flagship of the Amphibious Ready Group for the transportation, deployment and command of U.S. Marine Corps landing forces during combat operations.

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