Vigor wins $254.5 million Navy contract

Written by Nick Blenkey
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USS Chosin (CG 65) US Navy photograph

Vigor has been awarded a $254,566,432 firm-fixed-price contract for the execution of USS Chosin (CG 65) and USS Cape St. George (CG 71) modernization periods (MODPRD). These availabilities will include a combination of maintenance, modernization, and repair of the two Ticonderoga class guided missile cruisers.

The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring its cumulative value of this contract to $303,677,110.

Work will be performed at Vigor’s Harbor Island facility in Seattle, growing the ship repair workforce there to approximately 650 employees. It is expected to begin in December and to be completed by November 2021.

“Ship repair and service life extension in the defense sector has been a growth area for Vigor’s Pacific Northwest shipyards,” said Adam Beck, Vigor Executive Vice President of Ship Repair. “This contract award allows us to maintain and build upon the quality, skilled workforce so necessary to maintain the mission readiness of the U.S. Naval Fleet. We are honored to have that opportunity and we are thrilled for the job growth it represents.”

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