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General Dynamics NASSCO to Provide Ship Design, Construction Support Under 2 Navy Contract Modifications

General Dynamics’ (NYSE: GD) NASSCO subsidiary has received two contract modifications to provide detail design and construction support for the U.S. Navy’s fleet replenishment oilers and mobile landing platform.

The first award is valued at $890 million and covers the service’s T-AO 211 and 212 oilers and the second contract modification is worth approximately $535 million in support of the construction of the Expeditionary Sea Base 8 ship, the Department of Defense said Thursday.

Work on the oilers will be performed in California, Michigan, Virginia, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Mexico through June 2027. 

The modification includes an option for T-AO 213 oiler design and construction that could bring the contract’s total value to $1.6 billion if exercised.

Military Sealift Command operates fleet replenishment oilers T-AO that supply fuel to Navy ships and fighter jets aboard aircraft carriers.

Work on ESB 8 will be carried out in California, Virginia, Texas, Pennsylvania, Mexico and Turkey through March 2026.

Naval Sea Systems Command will finance the contract modifications using the service’s shipbuilding and conversion funds for fiscal year 2022.

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