HII gets another $25.6 million for CVN 78 work

AUGUST 6, 2014 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, Virginia, is being awarded a $25,648,075 modification to a previously awarded contract (N00024-08-C-2110) for the detailed design and construction efforts to support the nuclear aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) construction.

Huntington Ingalls Inc. will complete the detailed design and construction efforts of 40 headquarters modification requisition changes to CVN 78. These efforts include: structure and outfitting construction, installation and integration of government furnished material, non-recurring engineering, drawing and work package development, advanced planning, design weight estimate, production planning, test and evaluation, and other efforts necessary to support construction.

Work will be performed in Newport News, Virginia, and is expected to be completed by September 2015. Fiscal 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 shipbuilding and conversion (Navy) contract funds in the amount of $9,038,931 will be obligated at contract award and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. The Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Conversion and Repair, Newport News, Virginia, is the contracting activity.