HII gets $7.4 million more for Enterprise inactivation

Seen in dry dock at Newport News Shipbuilding, USS Enterprise, the first super carrier powered by nuclear reactors, is also the first to undergo an inactivation, which includes defueling the ship's eight reactors and preparing the hull for final dismantling Seen in dry dock at Newport News Shipbuilding, USS Enterprise, the first super carrier powered by nuclear reactors, is also the first to undergo an inactivation, which includes defueling the ship's eight reactors and preparing the hull for final dismantling Photo by Dar Deerfield-Mook/HII

JULY 11, 2016 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, VA, is being awarded a $7,498,137 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-13-C-2112) to continue work related to the inactivation of aircraft carrier Enterprise (CVN 65).  

The contract modification increases the level of effort under the existing contract to perform radiological work.  

Work will be performed in Newport News and is expected to be completed by July 2017.  Fiscal 2016 operations and maintenance (Navy) funding in the amount of $7,498,137 will be obligated at time of award and will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  

The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, Newport News, VA, is the contracting activity.

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