NASSCO awarded $105 million LSD 45 contract mod

LSD 45AUGUST 15, 2012 — General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $104,804,120 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-08-C-4410) for USS Comstock (LSD 45) fiscal 2012 Extended Docking Phased Maintenance Availability.

An Extended Docking Phased Maintenance Availability provides for an extensive renovation and modernization of an LSD (dock landing ships) class ship, including alterations and repairs as well as inspection and testing to all ships systems and components ensuring safe and dependable operation of the ship. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif., and is expected to be completed by May 2013.

Contract funds in the amount of $73,294,428 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.

The Southwest Regional Maintenance Center, San Diego, Calif., is the contracting activity.

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