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Marine Log

August 8, 2008

Metro Machine gets $80.9 million Navy job

Metro Machine Corp., Norfolk, Va., is being awarded an $80,914,382 modification to previously awarded contract N00024-08-C-4406 for USS Gunston Hall (LSD-44), modernization, upgrades, preservations and alterations in support of the Multi-Ship Multi-Option (MSMO) Mid-Life extension. The LSD MSMO was developed to provide extended dry docking, modernization, upgrades, repairs and alterations to several shipboard systems such as the engineering control systems, power management platform, and chilled water distribution system for the LSD41- LSD51 class amphibious landing ships. Work will be performed in Norfolk, Va., and is expected to be completed by Mar. 2009. Contract funds in the amount of $62,678,169 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Center, Norfolk, Va., is the contracting activity.

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