NASSCO awarded $156.5 million for LHD-2 PMA

USS Essex (LHD-2) USS Essex (LHD-2)

MARCH 2, 2016 — General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, California, is being awarded an undefinitized contract action with a not-to-exceed amount of $156,596,386 to a previously awarded cost-plus-award-fee contract (N00024-13-C-4404) for USS Essex (LHD-2) fiscal 2016 phased maintenance availability (PMA).  

The PMA includes the planning and execution of depot-level maintenance, alterations, and modifications that will update and improve the ship's military and technical capabilities.  

Work will be performed in San Diego, California, and is expected to be completed by June 2017. Fiscal 2016 operation and maintenance (Navy); and fiscal 2015 other procurement (Navy) funding in the amount of $81,992,331 will be obligated at time of award; and contract funds in the amount of $121,692,679 will expire at the end of the current fiscal year.  

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

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