Navy Selects 3 Firms for $1.3B San Diego-Based Warship Maintenance Services IDIQ

NavyShipThe U.S. Navy has awarded three companies spots on a potential five-year, $1.32 billion contract to help maintain amphibious warfare and surface combatant ships that dock in San Diego.

The Defense Department said Wednesday that BAE Systems,  General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) unit NASSCO and Continental Maritime of San Diego, a subsidiary of Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII), will support six classes of military combat vessels.

Contractors will receive a $10, 000 minimum guarantee per contract and work covers maintenance of DDG  destroyers, CG guided missile cruisers and LSD, LPD, LHA and LHD class amphibious ships.

BAE, NASSCO and Marine Hydraulics International will maintain similar vessels that are visiting or stationed at a naval base in Norfolk, Virginia,  under a potential $2.6 billion contract the Navy awarded last month.

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