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November 29, 2005

$1.94 billion order for Newport News

Northrop Grumman Newport News, Newport News, Va., is being awarded a $1,940,000,000 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for accomplishment of the FY 06 refueling and complex overhaul of the USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) and its reactor plants. This effort shall provide for the accomplishment of the overhaul, alterations, repair, maintenance, and refueling of CVN 70 and its reactor plants to ensure continued safe operation of the ship. Work will be performed in Newport News, Va., and is expected to be completed by March 2009. Contract funds will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. Funding is provided and work is authorized in accordance with Public Law 109-77 and Public Law 109-104. The contract was not competitively procured. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the contracting activity. (N00024-06-C-2115). For more information please call Pat Dolan, (202) 781-2975.