Newport News awarded $224.3 million for CVN 73 RCOH

USS George Washington (CVN 73) USS George Washington (CVN 73) U.S. Navy photo

FEBRUARY 4, 2015 — Huntington Ingalls Inc., Newport News, VA, is being awarded a $224,384,309 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-14-C-2111) for the material and first year of advance planning of the Refueling Complex Overhaul (RCOH) of  the nuclear aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73).

This modification will provide for the first year of RCOH advanced planning, shipchecks, design, documentation, engineering, fabrication and preliminary shipyard or support facility work to prepare for and make ready for the RCOH. In addition, this effort includes needed long lead time material requirements.

The first year of advance planning work will be performed in Newport News and is expected to complete by February 2016. The material requirements are expected to be completed by January 2020.

Fiscal 2014 shipbuilding conversion (Navy) funding in the amount of $57,523,198 will be obligated at time of award, and will not expire at the end of the current fiscal year. This contract was not competitively procured under the authority of 10 U.S.C. 2304(c)(1).
The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, District of Columbia, is the contracting activity.

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