NASSCO gets $18.3 million more for LHD 8 PMA

LHD 8 Makin IslandSEPTEMBER 26, 2012 — National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded an $18,293,087 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-07-C-4013) for the USS Makin Island (LHD 8) fiscal year 2012 phased maintenance availability (PMA) for LHA/LHD class-ships homeported in San Diego, Calif.

A 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, Calif., and is expected to be completed by May 29, 2013. Contract funds in the amount of $18,293,087 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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